Stories written by Lewis Mwanangombe

ENVIRONMENT BULLETIN-ZAMBIA: El Nino Splits Zambia into Flood and Drought Zones

The El Nino phenomenon that has been sweeping the world has left farmers in parts of Zambia mourning for their waterlogged fields while those elsewhere in the country are in tears because their plots have been parched by drought.

ENVIRONMENT: El Nino Splits Zambia into Flood and Drought Zones

The El Nino phenomenon that has been sweeping the world has left farmers in parts of Zambia mourning for their waterlogged fields while those elsewhere in the country are in tears because their plots have been parched by drought.

POLITICS-ZAMBIA: Coup Plotters Appear in Court

Four months after junior Zambian army officers staged an abortive coup d'etat against the rule of President Frederick Chiluba, the soldiers and civilian politicians linked to the putsch Wednesday appeared in court.

EDUCATION-ZAMBIA: An Unlikely Heroine Speaks for Young Girls

Sara, a fictional character, is the most unlikely of heroines. All she does is to try and convince her uncle that she should stay in school.

LABOUR-ZAMBIA: Workers Threaten Industrial Action

The Zambian government is bracing itself for a wave of industrial unrest as wildcat strikes break out on the copper and cobalt mines, and workers in the public sector threaten labour action over a new wage-freeze policy.

TRADE-ZAMBIA: Business Links with the DRC Revived

Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have agreed to eliminate smuggling across their 2000- km common border and to promote legitimate trade and joint-venture business.

ENVIRONMENT-ZAMBIA: Industrial Cleanup on the Cards

Generations of families living on Zambia's Copperbelt, where mining is the main activity, have had to deal with breathing foul-smelling air and infertile soils.

ENVIRONMENT-ZAMBIA: Industrial Cleanup on the Cards

Generations of families living on Zambia's Copperbelt, where mining is the main activity, have had to deal with breathing foul-smelling air and infertile soils.

RIGHTS-ZAMBIA: Ex-President Remains Under House Arrest

Former Zambian president Kenneth Kaunda failed to regain his freedom Friday after a judge adjourned the hearing of an application for his release, submitted by his lawyers.

RIGHTS-ZAMBIA: Ex-President Remains Under House Arrest

Former Zambian president Kenneth Kaunda failed to regain his freedom Friday after a judge adjourned the hearing of an application for his release, submitted by his lawyers.

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