Tag Archives: Africa

29Jan/22

Zambia: Namwala Flash Floods – Emergency Plan of Action

Jan 2022 /IFRC/ –Most parts of Zambia started receiving heavy rains on 11 of January 2022. On the 16 of January 2022, Kalomo, Namwala and Choma districts of the Southern Province started experiencing flash floods. According to the needs assessment report issued by the Zambian government through Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) (17 January 2022), Namwala district has recorded the highest number of households affected with 3,219. The report also indicated that 8,000 Ha of field crops have been submerged by water, as well as houses and sanitation facilities. In addition, livestock such as chickens and goats have also been swept away. Currently, 500 households have been displaced in Namwala and being accommodated in schools and the immediate needs includes safe and clean water, hygiene and sanitation, food, Non-Food Items, shelter and protection. Continue reading

26Jan/22

Talented Zambian Singer Songwriter Naimah Launches Lead Single Off Her Upcoming Debut EP

26th January, 2022 /PRESS RELEASE/ — After much anticipation, since first appearing with her first single “Long Time” which topped charts on South African and Zambian radio and television, followed by various collaborations and gracing stages in Zambia and South Africa, South African based Zambian singer, released her single titled “FOCUSED” on 21st January 2022 Continue reading

27Dec/21

Beyond2020 Improves Healthcare Access Services for 20,000 Rural Rwandans

Continuing to extend its support to rural communities in Africa, Beyond2020, the UAE-driven humanitarian initiative, has recently reached Rwanda offering critical access to healthcare services to a rural population of 20,000 people. The deployment aims to bring sustainable and affordable primary care to Rwanda’s Nyaruguru and Rubavu districts, which lag behind the rest of the country in terms of health access and outcomes. Continue reading

24Aug/21

Inauguration Speech by the President of the Republic of Zambia His Excellency Hakainde Hichilema

Republic of Zambia Inauguration Speech by the President of the Republic of Zambia, His Excellency Hakainde Hichilema, delivered on Tuesday, 24th august, 2021 at the
National Heroes Stadium Lusaka Community House
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14Aug/21

Another Majestic Lion Was Killed In Zimbabwe, Allegedly By An American Hunter

A majestic lion named Mopane was allegedly killed by an American hunter outside of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe last week. Mopane’s death has sparked international outcry with details surrounding his killing similar to those of Cecil the lion, slaughtered in 2015 in the same area. With his impressive mane, Mopane was well-known to local tour guides and international tourists visiting the area to catch a glimpse of him. Continue reading

25May/21

African Union honours DR Kenneth Kaunda

Addis Ababa- Tuesday, 25th May 2021 /Press and Tourism/ —

The African Union has honoured Zambia’s former President Dr. Kenneth Kaunda with a special award.

The Award recognises Dr. Kaunda for the role he played and the immense contributions he made to the liberation of Africa and its people. Continue reading