Stories about Zambia from February, 2012
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited Zambia on 24 February; he addressed parliament, met key political figures and visited the Victoria Falls. None of these events have made as much news as his call on the nation to respect gay rights.
Zambia’s victory over Ivory Coast in the finals of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON 2012) co-hosted by Gabon and Equatorial Guinea has been celebrated by Zambians and neighboring Southern African nations alike.
The semi-finals of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations are causing great excitement in West Africa, as three out of four teams still in competition hail from this region. Francois-Xavier Ada-Affana reports on the action.
This is a roundup of reactions from Zambian netizens following a public quarrel involving the Labour Minister Chishimba Kambwili, the Chief Medical Officer of the Chinese-run Sino-Zam Friendly Hospital in the mining region of the Copperbelt and the Chinese ambassador to Zambia.