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Kawani ng DENR at barangay chairman, patay sa magkahiwalay na insidente ng pananambang.

Patay ang isang barangay chairman at kaniyang kasama matapos silang pagbabarilin ng mga hindi pa nakikilalang salarin sa Maguindanao. Sa Cotabato City naman, nasawi rin sa pananambang ang isang kawani ng Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

- GMA News - PH

Step up, Lusaka urges female Senators to diligently execute duties.

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 16 - Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka has urged female Senators in the 12th Parliament to dedicate themselves to discharging their duties without fear, while seeing them as equal to their male counterparts. Lusaka asked the legislators to make a difference in service delivery and strive towards tabling ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Exceptional Zambian emerald sold at auction.

Lusaka , Oct 16 An extremely rare, high quality Zambian emerald has been sold at auction in Lusaka, Zambia this week for an undisclosed amount. The exceptional 1,220g gemstone, discovered at the Kagem mine in Lufwanyama, was bought by Diacolor India, one of the world's leading gemstone and jewellery companies.

- Yahoo! News - US

How our cultural 'arrivalism' creates 'dead' capital.

We travelled west at the break of dawn. The birds were still silent, and the air was crispy cold. Only the noise of the madding Kampala clubbing crowd disturbed the tranquillity of the morning. Our destination – Kitwe, near the border with Tanzania, on the periphery of Ntungamo District. Our objective was to pay our last ...

- TheCitizen - TZ

Fresh hope to Zambia's children with disabilities.

A new hydrotherapy center in Zambia's capital Lusaka, is making an impact in the special needs field. Underprivileged children with disabilities now have renewed hope for better and free treatment.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Zambian Villagers Win Right to Sue Vedanta in English Courts.

Nearly 2,000 Zambians can sue Vedanta Resources in the English courts over alleged pollution of their village after an appeal court on Friday threw out the miner’s attempt to block their legal action. The judgment by London’s Court of Appeal could pave the way for other London-listed multinationals to be held ...

- Voice of America - US

Zambian villagers win right to sue Vedanta in English courts.

LONDON - Nearly 2,000 Zambian villagers have won the right to sue Vedanta Resources in the English courts in a ruling that could lead to other multinationals being pursued in London for their activities overseas.

- Reuters - US | AB InBev to sell Zambia unit to Zim associate Delta.

Anheuser-Busch InBev's Zimbabwe based associate Delta Corporations, says it is in the process of finalising a transaction to acquire a controlling stake in the National Breweries of Zambia.

- Fin24 - SA

Zambian villagers win right to sue Vedanta in English courts.

LONDON - Nearly 2,000 Zambians can sue Vedanta Resources in the English courts over alleged pollution of their village after an appeal court on Friday threw out the miner's attempt to block their legal action.

- Reuters - US

Pimentel, bukas daw na makasama si Arroyo sa 2019 senatorial slate.

Wala raw problema kay Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III kung makasama niya sa senatorial ticket ng Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan sa 2019 elections si dating pangulo at ngayoy' Pampanga Representative  Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

- GMA News - PH | Top Africa stories: Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

An expert says Kenya is "unlikely going to hold" a free and fair presidential vote, and Zimbabwean police have launched a campaign to clear Harare's streets of illegal vendors.

- - ZA | Zuma arrives in Zambia to launch OR Tambo heritage site

President Jacob Zuma has reportedly arrived in Zambia for a state visit aimed at deepening and strengthening the good political, economic and cultural relations between the countries.

- - ZA | Zambia ends emergency powers imposed during crisis

Zambia's justice minister has said that emergency measures imposed at the height of a political crisis that followed the detention of an opposition leader on treason charges would not be renewed.

- - ZA

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

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 surveyed had "serious," "alarming" or "extremely alarming" hunger levels between 2012 and 2016, with war-torn Central ...

- Voice of America - US

Nigeria, Tunisia, Egypt eye 3 of the available five World Cup places

Having won 2-1 in Zambia last year, Nigeria are understandably optimistic, especially after impressive home and away performances against African champions Cameroon last month. Inspired by current and former Chelsea midfielders Victor Moses and John Mikel Obi, the "Super Eagles" triumphed 4-0 in Uyo and drew 1-1 in Yaounde ...

- Daily Monitor - UG

Zambia faces crisis as thousands flee violence in DRC

As thousands more flee violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia is now facing a growing humanitarian crisis.

- UN - INT

DRC violence drives more than 3,300 Congolese into Zambia in a month

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia This is the largest influx of Congolese refugees into Zambia in the past five years. UNHCR is worried that the insecurity in the DRC may lead to further displacement.This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

UN agency alarmed by largest influx of Congolese refugees into Zambia in five years

Growing violence in south-eastern areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has driven at least 3,360 refugees into northern Zambia over the past month, the United Nations refugee agency said today, warning that the humanitarian needs of the displaced could intensify on both sides of the border as the rainy season ...

- UN - INT