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Africa Tops Global Hunger Index, Driven by War, Climate Shocks

ROME Global hunger has fallen more than a quarter since 2000, but conflict and climate shocks are beginning to reverse these gains, an annual global hunger index said Thursday.

Nearly half of the 119 countries …

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

Reaffirming Zambia’s commitment to international cooperation to address the challenges facing the planet, the country’s President today called on world leaders to come together and act boldly for the sake of the shared future.

In …

SOUTH AFRICA: PROCESS TO AMEND COMPANIES ACT UNDERWAY

PRETORIA, The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has commenced with the process of amending the Companies Act 2008.

Speaking at the international company law seminar in Sandton, the Department of Trade and Industry’s (dti) …

LEAGOO Announces the Official Partnership with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club from 2017 to 2022

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — LEAGOO signs a five-year Official Partnership contract with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club in London starting from 2017 to 2022. Thus, LEAGOO becomes the first and exclusive mobile phone brand …

Search Underway for Smugglers After Migrants Drown Off Yemen

GENEVA � The International Organization for Migration says it is searching for smugglers who it says forced 120 Somalis and Ethiopians into the sea as their vessel approached the Yemeni coast, causing more than 50 …

COMMONWEALTH SECY-GEN SAYS ZAMBIAN PRESIDENT, OPPOSITION LEADER AGREE TO MEET

LUSAKA, Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland says Zambian President Edgar Lungu and Hakainde Hichilema, leader of the main opposition party, the United Party for National Development (UPND), who is currently in jail, have agreed to meet …

ZAMBIAN BIOETHANOL PRODUCER RECRUITING FARMERS TO GROW CASSAVA FOR FEEDSTOCK

LUSAKA, Zambia’s first and biggest bioethanol producer, Sunbird Bioenergy Africa, has begun recruiting farmers in Kawambwa district in northern Luapula Province to plant cassava which the company uses as its primary raw material and feedstock …

SOUTH AFRICA: SANPARKS 2018 BOOKINGS OPENS FROM AUG 1

PRETORIA, The South African National Parks (SANParks) announced that the holiday bookings for June and July 2018 will opens on Aug 1 as opposed to July 25 as it was originally planned.

According to SANParks …

SOUTH AFRICAN UNION STAGES PROTEST OUTSIDE ZAMBIAN EMBASSY IN PRETORIA

PRETORIA, The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) have staged a protest outside the Zambian High Commission (Embassy) in Pretoria demanding urgent steps to foster democracy and respect for human rights and press …