Tag Archives: Zambia

13Apr/16
Victoria Falls. Mosi-oa-Tunya. The Smoke That Thunders.

Cliff diving near Victoria Falls

Cliff divers leap 30 metres into the Zambezi River near Victoria Falls.

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11Feb/16

UNDP Announces the Climate Action Hackathon in Zambia

Up to 25 Full Travel Scholarships Will Provide Software and Application Developers with the Opportunity to Create Innovative Climate Information and Early Weather Alert Messaging Apps
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06Feb/16
Mozambique gas-fired power station

Rolls-Royce Power Systems plans African expansion

Commissioning 100 MW Mozambique plant.
Southern Africa power demand on sharp rise.
Says Africa a very important growing market.

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19Jan/16

Zambia and Zimbabwe’s Kariba dam levels sink to 12 percent as drought scorches

LUSAKA, Jan 19 (Reuters) – Water levels in southern Africa’s Lake Kariba have dropped to 12 percent of capacity, the authority in charge said on Tuesday, raising concerns about severe power rationing in Zimbabwe and Zambia.

Both countries rely heavily on the Kariba dam for electricity.
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19Jan/16

U.N. food agency says 14 million face hunger in southern Africa

The World Food Programme (WFP) has raised concern about food security in southern Africa where an estimated 14 million people are facing hunger following prolonged dry spells that led to a poor harvest last year. The weather condition is said to have been worsened by El Nino, a pattern which typically brings drier conditions to Southern Africa and wetter ones to East Africa.

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04Jan/16

UPDATE – Zambia sets 2016 election date, scraps power price hike

* President to ratify election date on Tuesday

* Orders reversal of power price hike

* Winning candidate needs more than half of vote (Adds power price hike reversal, analyst)
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04Jan/16

Zambia to hold presidential, parliamentary elections on Aug. 11 -government spokesman

LUSAKA Jan 4 (Reuters) – Zambia will hold presidential and parliamentary elections on Aug. 11 under a new constitution, a government spokesman said on Monday.
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04Jan/16

Prospective Member of Parliament for Kabwata, Lusaka Zambia

Maiko Zulu with Sister D

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Maiko is credited for promoting human rights in Zambia. He received an award for this work from the International Labour Organization. He speaks on behalf of the poor, especially children. He took part in a protest against the harassment of Journalists. He has also raised money and donated basic necessity goods to prisons.

Please join and help http://team2016.maikozulu.com