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Zambian court hands jail term to Chinese nationals over involvement in cyber crimes

A Zambian court has handed over jail terms to 21 Chinese nationals and a Cameronian citizen for their involvement in cyber crimes in the country.

Southern African faces threat of ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ amid droughts and floods

Droughts and floods in southern Africa stemming from El Niño have left millions of people food insecure, warns World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Cindy McCain during a recent visit to Zambia – the epicentre of the crisis.

Zambia facing Chinese debt trap: Report

Lusaka: Zambia, the African nation, is facing an unsustainable debt burden and debt servicing, media reports said.

Zambia: New grant gives boost to women peacekeepers

New York: Zambia’s police force will get nearly $1 million to boost women’s participation in global peace operations, a UN Women-hosted trust fund announced on Tuesday.

Zambia: Abolition of the death penalty ‘a historic milestone’

New York: The decision by Zambia to abolish the death penalty is “a historic milestone’, the UN team in the country said on Friday in a statement.

Rights office welcomes Zambia’s pledge to abolish the death penalty

New York: Zambia’s plan to abolish the death penalty adds to the growing global chorus against the practice, the UN Human Rights Office, OHCHR, said on Friday in welcoming the decision.

Thousands head home voluntarily from Zambia to DR Congo

New York: Nearly 5,000 refugees who fled violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) four years ago, are opting to head home voluntarily from Zambia over the coming months, with the first 100 people setting out on Tuesday.

Ex-Zambia president Kenneth Kaunda dies, PM Modi mourns

Lusaka/UNI: Zambia's first president Dr Kenneth David Kaunda passed away at the age of 97.

Three Chinese nationals murdered in Zambia, envoy demands probe

Lusaka: Three Chinese nationals were allegedly murdered by unknown men in Lusaka city of Zambia last month, prompting the Chinese envoy deployed in the country to demand for an immediate probe into the incident.

Zambia nabs 77 illegal immigrants

Lusaka/Xinhua/UNI: Immigration authorities arrested 77 people for unlawful presence in Zambia and deported 28 others, a spokesperson said on Wednesday. Namati Nshinka, Immigration Department Public Relations Officer, said the illegal immigrants were arrested following operations conducted in various parts of the country between January 22 and 26.

No one country can resolve global challenges single-handedly, Zambia stresses at UN Assembly

New York, Sept 20(Just Earth News): Reaffirming Zambia’s commitment to international cooperation to address the challenges facing the planet, the country’s President on Tuesday called on world leaders to come together and act boldly for the sake of the shared future.