Trump's vulgar Africa comment morphs into tourism campaigns

2018-01-19 18:30

First, there was outrage in Africa at President Donald Trump's vulgar comment about the continent. Now some governments and tourism operators are humorously exploiting it to promote Africa's many attractions.

Zambia says new cases dropping in deadly cholera outbreak

2018-01-18 17:38

Zambia has struggled to contain one of its deadliest cholera outbreaks in years, sending soldiers into a slum last week to keep order, collaborating with the World Health Organisation on a vaccination program and even declaring a week of prayer.

Zambia police tear gas traders angered by anti-cholera ban

2018-01-15 21:16

Police in Zambia's capital Lusaka have fired tear gas at angry traders marching to the president's office in protest over a ban on street commerce aimed at curbing a deadly cholera outbreak.

Zambia fighting back on cholera

2018-01-14 15:59

Zambia says it would open its international school and some retail centres in the capital after making sufficient progress in its fight to stem a cholera outbreak.

Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, Trump, Zambia

2018-01-13 09:29

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly said that the "military coup" claims by Grace Mugabe's ally are "rantings of a bitter professor", and Africa has been startled by US president Donald Trump's sudden and vulgar attention.

Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, Zuma, Zambia

2018-01-10 08:34

Zimbabwe's anti-graft watchdog has reportedly denied reports that it is targeting former first lady Grace Mugabe's allies, and President Jacob Zuma is set to hold talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta in Durban.

Zambia foreign minister resigns, complaining of graft

2018-01-03 14:16

Zambian foreign affairs minister Harry Kalaba has resigned citing "swelling" corruption in government and criticising President Edgar Lungu, officials have confirmed to AFP.

Over 12 000 flee DRC unrest into Zambia: UN

2017-12-01 16:31

More than 12 000 people fleeing violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo have poured into Zambia this year, the United Nations has said, warning that aid operations there were "hugely underfunded".

Nine children drown as boat capsizes in DRC lake: official

2017-11-09 20:14

Nine children died and another was missing after a canoe capsized on Lake Tanganyika in the southeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo. a local official has said.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Zambia, Kenya

2017-11-06 08:30

Lawyers and a US embassy official say Zimbabwe police have arrested a United States citizen for allegedly insulting President Robert Mugabe, and President Edgar Lungu has warned Zambia's judges against blocking him from running in 2021 elections.


Top Africa stories: Zim Army, Mnangagwa, Grace Mugabe

2018-01-19 08:45

Zimbabwean soldiers have reportedly been deployed across the country's rural areas ahead of this year's crunch elections, and students have given vice chancellor of the UZ 48 hours to step down over Grace Mugabe's fake degree.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Mnangagwa, Zambia

2018-01-16 08:30

Robert Mugabe's ex-spokesperson has revealed how the former president was told hat he could face the same fate as the late Libyan dictator, Muammar Gaddafi, Emmerson Mnangagwa has taken to social media.

More than 60 killed in Zambia cholera outbreak since October

A cholera outbreak has shaken Southern Africa with Zambia now among the countries most affected. The outbreak in Zambia began in October last year with over 1000 cases reported. Watch.

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Zambia's army moves in as slum riots amid cholera outbreak

2018-01-13 11:20

Zambia's army has stepped in after some residents in the capital rioted over the removal of market vendors amid a deadly cholera outbreak.

PICS: Violence in Zambia over retail ban to combat cholera

2018-01-12 17:14

Police in Zambia have clashed with residents in the capital Lusaka protesting an official ban on street commerce in a poor suburb intended to tackle a deadly cholera outbreak.

Schools closed in Zambia as cholera toll rises to 61

2018-01-09 17:30

The start of Zambia's school year has been postponed and all public gatherings banned to contain a cholera outbreak that has killed 61 people, officials have said.

Zambia deploys army to battle cholera after 41 deaths

2017-12-30 18:33

Zambia's president Edgar Lungu has deployed the army to help combat a cholera outbreak that has claimed 41 lives in the capital Lusaka and affected 1 550 more since September.

Zuma joins other regional leaders in Angola to discuss Zim crisis

2017-11-21 11:24

Four regional countries are meeting on Zimbabwe's crisis. President Jacob Zuma is joining the Angola-hosted summit of the SADC, along with the leaders of Zambia and Tanzania.

Refugees flee to Zambia, accusing DRC troops of killings

2017-11-09 17:05

Recounting horrific stories of rape and murder allegedly by government soldiers, thousands of refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo have sought safety on the Zambian side of Lake Mweru.

Zambia president Lungu warns judges not to follow Kenya's lead

2017-11-03 17:01

President Edgar Lungu has warned Zambia's judges against blocking him from running in 2021 elections, saying a judicial intervention like that in Kenya could plunge the country into chaos.

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