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  1. Unrepentant Hichilema says he is ready to die for his countryRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... the opposition in the country. Picture: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP/African News Agency (ANA) Archives Johannesburg - Zambia's unrepentant opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema, has said he is ready to die for his country and he won't be intimidated by ...

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  2. Ebola vaccination kicks off in Rwenzori Sub-regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Monitor

    KABAROLE/BUNDIBUGYO. Vaccination of all health workers against the deadly Ebola disease has kicked off in the Rwenzori Sub-region.

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  3. Catholic bishops elect Zziwa as Episcopal chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Monitor

    Kampala. The Uganda Episcopal Conference, the congress of bishops that oversees the Roman Catholic Church affairs in the country, has elected Bishop Joseph Antony Zziwa as their new head.

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  4. 5 Africa Safari Activities that Must be on your Bucket ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Axcess News

    ... experience overall. There's also a myriad of choices available for walking in popular safari destinations such as Zambia, so you're bound to find a package that suits your unique needs. If you look at the diverse list of Africa safari activities by ...

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  5. China touts 'martyrs' killed working on Zambia infrastructure projects as symbol of friendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NEWS.com.au

    China's role in southern Africa has prompted a growing backlash, but Beijing says workers' 'sacrifice' shows depth of its commitment China is planning to build a cemetery in Zambia that honours Chinese construction workers killed working on the country's infrastructure projects as "martyrs". The announcement comes amid a growing backlash over Chinese-funded infrastructure projects in Africa and fears that poorer countries are being forced to take on unsustainable debts to fund them.

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  6. Is the opposition in 2021 campaigns?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Daily Monitor

    Ugandan MPs fight with plain-clothes security personnel in the parliament while protesting over the lifting of the presidential age limit on September 27, 2017. Before the amendment, Article 102 placed a lower limit of 35 years for any person intending to contest for office of the president and capped the upper age at 75. President Museveni assented to the Bill that gives him a chance to run for a sixth elective term for presidency in 2021.

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  7. Scots football fans urged to back Zambian community teamRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 10 | Scotsman.com

    It is an opportunity for Scottish football fans to put partisanship to one side and rally behind a club which is helping youngsters in a deprived urban sprawl in Zambia. Africa on the Ball, a Scottish charity which uses football as a means for providing African communities with access to schools, employment and healthcare education, is calling on Scots to join a unique supporters' club.

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  8. Gen Saleh camps in Tooro, locals wary of his activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Daily Monitor

    Politics? Gen Salim Saleh addresses residents during the induction of the newly elected village and parish chairpersons at Kabarole District headquarters November 2. Questioned: Gen Saleh's activities in the region, especially the several MoUs he has signed with local leaders, have sparked mixed reactions among some locals and leaders, who are questioning the contents, motive and legality of the agreements being signed. Gen Caleb Akandwanaho, aka Salim Saleh, has pitched camp in the Rwenzori area, particularly in Tooro, for more than two months, since August 26 when he went to preside over a fundraising function for Rubona Church of Uganda in Bunyangabu District.

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  9. Uganda Martyrs University passes out 2040 graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | New Vision

    During the function, Archbishop Odama conferred Masters and Bachelor's Degrees, Diplomas and certificates of Uganda Martyrs University to 2040 students, who completed their studies in various academic professions. A cross-section of the students who graduated at Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi, celebrating as their names were being read.

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  10. .com | Zambia blames opposition for anti-China attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | News24

    Zambia's government accused the opposition on Friday of fuelling "xenophobic" attacks on Chinese nationals after a spate of violent incidents targeting the community and its businesses. Anti-Chinese sentiment in Zambia has grown as the government increasingly hands lucrative contracts to the country while borrowing huge sums from Beijing.

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  11. Corporate companies asked to donate towards child careRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | New Vision

    Olive Lumonya, the SOS children's village Chief Administrative Officer , equated the one hour to sh20, 000 which she said the corporate company employees can decided, out of goodwill, to donate every month to the wellbeing of the children. The Board Chairman of SOS Children's Village Sam Bwaya, CEO NSSF Richard Byarugaba, United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Rosa Malango, CEO SOS International Norbert Meder and National director SOS Children's Villages Olive Lumonya during the launch of Corporate Investment Forum at Serena Hotel in Kampala on November 7, 2018.

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  12. Shs2.5b recycling plant stallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Daily Monitor

    GULU. In 2008, National Environment Management Authority earmarked Shs2.5 billion for the construction of a recycling plant in Gulu District but the project has since stalled, 10 years later. By constructing the plant, the government hoped it would convert the municipal solid waste into manure to be sold out as fertilisers to farmers.

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  13. Angola: Angola, Zambia Sign Memorandum On Oil and GasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | AllAfrica.com

    Angola and Zambia signed a memorandum of understanding in the oil and gas sector Monday in Lusaka, aimed to foster the way for the construction of a oil pipeline proposed by Zambia. Angola's Minister for Oil and Mineral Resources, Diamantino Azevedo, signed the document, while the Zambian side signed its Energy Minister, Matthew Nkuwa, according to a press note that reached Angop on Monday.

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  14. Zambia records rise in gender-based violence in Q3 2018: policeRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 8 | Xinhuanet

    Zambia recorded an increase in gender-based violence cases during the third quarter of 2018 compared to the same period last year, police said on Thursday. The southern African nation saw the number of gender-based violence cases increasing to 6,114 during the period from 5,096 last year, representing a 16.7 percent rise, according to police spokesperson Esther Mwaata-Katongo.

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  15. Kotoko to host Gomido FC on Nov 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Ghanamma.com

    Kumasi Asante Kotoko will play host to Togolese side, Gomido FC, in an international friendly at the Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday, November 18. Speaking to the Graphic Sports Online on Thursday, the communications director of Kotoko, Sarfo Duku, explained that the club opted for Gomido FC, who just qualified for the Confederation Cup after a planned friendly against Asec Mimosas of Cote d'Ivoire fell through.

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  16. Ex-Ghana captain John Eshun dies in Takoradi after battling illnessRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 7 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    The former Sekondi Hasaacas and Eleven Wise player died on Tuesday, 6 November 2018 in his home at Kojokrom, a suburb in Takoradi.

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  17. Take a walking safari in Zambia's Luangwa ValleyRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Dallas Morning News

    ... wildlife provided the background music. Welcome to the Bushcamp Co . The company has seven luxurious lodges in Zambia's South Luangwa National Park. Six of these are small, remote and unique lodges strategically placed in different parts of the park ...

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  18. Mahoma mini Hydro Power dam switched on in KabaroleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | New Vision

    Kisembo explained that villagers have already benefited from the project through employment, grading of roads and supply of clean water. They have also constructed schools, a church and access roads.

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  19. Black Queens captain Elizabeth Addo cautions against complacencyRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 4 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Captain of the Black Queens Elizabeth Addo has cautioned her teammates against complacency ahead of the Africa Women Cup of Nations. Ghana lost 3-2 to minnows Zambia in a pre-AWCON friendly in Lusaka on Saturday, and will play Kenya on Wednesday as part of preparations for the tournament which begins on November 17th.

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  20. Black Queens to face Kenya in next friendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | GhanaWeb

    The Black Queens are set to leave Zambia on Monday for Kenya and play their second friendly game against the Kenyan female team on November 7. Coach Bashir Hayford's side suffered a 3-2 defeat to Zambia in their first pre-Africa Women's Cup of Nations friendly match played on Saturday in Lusaka.

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