Five Parties in Livingstone denounce violence and pledge not to import cadres into the city

FIVE political parties in Livingstone have denounced political violence and attacks on journalists ahead of the August 11 General Elections. The parties also called for a stop to a habit of ‘importing’ or ferrying party cadres from one part of the country to another as such manoeuvres usually incite political violence. They further recommended that

African countries achieved considerable economic progress in 2015 despite challenges

Despite the difficult and challenging global economic situation, African countries achieved considerable economic progress in 2015, registering a 3.6% average GDP growth during the year when the best performers in developed countries hardly reached 2%. Africa also accounts for five of the world’s fastest-growing economies with Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Rwanda and

Step up super-El Niño events – Oxfam

CYNTHIA MWALE, Lusaka AFRICAN governments have been urged to invest public funds in women smallholder farmers to help them adapt to climate change. Oxfam, which is an international confederation of 18 organisations working together with partners and local communities in over 90 countries, says governments should also ensure that they assist farmers to sell their