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Cholera resurges in Zambian capital Lusaka, WHO says.

GENEVA - Cholera has killed 15 people and made 547 sick in Zambia's capital Lusaka and the rising caseload is expected to grow further as the rainy season starts, according to the World Health Organization.

- Reuters - US

Tazara ready to settle pay dispute with employees.

The Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority says it has already secured money to pay its striking employees.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Luha, bumuhos sa 2 opisyal ng University of Rizal System na nasawi sa aksidente sa Mindoro.

Bumuhos ang luha ng mga taga-University of Rizal System para sa dalawa nilang opisyal na itinuturing nilang bayani. Nasawi ang dalawa matapos maaksidente ang sinakyan nilang bus kasama ang ilang estudyante habang patungo sa college olympics sa Mindoro noong Sabado ng gabi

- GMA News - PH

Winner takes all as Hippos face Malawi.

The Hippos captain scored a tournament leading third goal of the tournament in Friday's 2-2 draw with Swaziland in addition to his brace in the opening 2-0 win over hosts and holders Zambia

- Daily Monitor - UG

Shaban lifts Hippos past host Zambia in Cosafa U-20.

The striker scored both goals as the Hippos stunned their more fancied hosts with a 2-0 win to go top of the four team Group A in Kitwe on Wednesday evening

- Daily Monitor - UG

Six Arrested in Zambia in Crackdown on Illegal Sale of Foreign Aid.

Six people, including two pharmacy owners, have been arrested in Zambia and accused of the illegal sale of HIV and malaria testing kits as part of an international crackdown on profiteering from foreign aid, U.S. officials said Wednesday. The test kits are provided in developing countries like Zambia for free distribution, ...

- Voice of America - US

Industrial action halts Tazara services on Zambian side.

Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority has announced an indefinite suspension of all train services between Dar es Salaam and New Kapiri Mposhi and Nakonde Stations.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Fufa Awards: Mutebi disagrees with Mutyaba selection.

On Friday, that MVP accolade went to Mutyaba to the surprise of many in the football fraternity including Mutebi who coached the pair before Sserunkuma moved to Zambia's Buildcon mid this year

- Daily Monitor - UG

Massive underfunding hampering relief efforts for the displaced in DRC and Zambia - UN agency.

With millions displaced within the Democratic Republic of the Congo and thousands more forced to flee across the border into Zambia, the United Nations refugee agency is appealing for urgent resources to make sure that relief programmes - hanging on by threads - do not collapse.

- UN - INT

As more than 12,000 Congolese flee to Zambia, aid funds dry up.

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia Some 80% of the refugees are women and children, driven out by the extreme brutality of rampaging militias, with reports of civilians being killed, women being raped, private property looted and houses torched.The number of refugees ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

How to make the global compacts on migration and refugees work for uprooted children.

Source: UN Children's Fund Country: Afghanistan, El Salvador, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, South Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, United States of America, Viet Nam, World, Zambia A new UNICEF report includes practical examples of ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

On the vices and virtues of trophy hunting

President Trump's suspension of the Interior Department's decision to allow U.S. imports of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia is a welcome step in the administration's otherwise dismal environmental record. The Obama administration's import ban on those two countries should remain in place. But trophy hunting can ...

- Brookings - US

At least five million people across southern Africa need help

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Regional Interagency Standing Committee, Southern Africa Country: Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, United Republic of Tanzania, World, Zambia, Zimbabwe Normal to ...

- ReliefWeb - INT