Zambia http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20052/all en Zambian election results check Chinese influence in Africa http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110924/zambian-election-results-check-chinese-influence-africa <p> JOHANNESBURG &mdash; Fiery Michael Sata won election as Zambia&rsquo;s president on his fourth attempt, delivering a heavy blow to Chinese influence in Africa.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110924/zambian-election-results-check-chinese-influence-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Zambia Business Elections Sun, 25 Sep 2011 12:47:24 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5676113 at http://www.globalpost.com On Location: Zambezi River http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5679044 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tourism fuels development along the Zambezi river.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vanessa Lucas and Nick Ball </div> </div> </div> <p>As river rafting season begins, Zambian guides say work with tourists is improving the lives of locals.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="640" height="360" alt="On Location: Zambezi River " src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/60577ffc58a3d-original_0.jpg?1319489975" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2011:11:08 06:15</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("60577ffc58a3d", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Africa Africa development On Location Tourism Travel/Tourism Zambezi River Zambezi River Guides Zambia Tue, 08 Nov 2011 11:15:00 +0000 Vanessa Lucas and Nick Ball 5679044 at http://www.globalpost.com Baboons terrorize Zimbabwe-Zambia border post http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/baboons-attack-zimbabwe-zambia-chirundu-border-post <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hundreds of baboons come daily to the Zimbabwean side of the Chirundu One-Stop Border Post, snatching travelers' luggage and raiding transport trucks in their search for food. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Erin Conway-Smith </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> JOHANNESBURG, South Africa &mdash; Troops of<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baboon"> baboons</a> are causing havoc at a Zimbabwe-Zambia border post, snatching travelers&#39; luggage and raiding trucks for food.</p> <p> The baboons come in the hundreds every day to the Zimbabwean side of the crossing at the Chirundu One-Stop Border Post, <a href="http://www.newsday.co.zw/article/2012-01-31-baboons-wreak-havoc-at-border-post/">NewsDay reported</a>. The border area is &quot;littered with stool.&quot;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/baboons-attack-zimbabwe-zambia-chirundu-border-post" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Travel/Tourism Zambia Wildlife News Zimbabwe Weird Wide Web Tue, 31 Jan 2012 14:45:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5689638 at http://www.globalpost.com Zambia bans game hunting of lions and leopards as populations fall http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/wildlife-news/130111/zambia-bans-game-hunting-lions-and-leopards-populations-f The Zambian government has decided to ban the big-game hunting of lions and leopards within its borders, a considerable turn around for a country popular with trophy-seekers.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/wildlife-news/130111/zambia-bans-game-hunting-lions-and-leopards-populations-f" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa wildlife Zambia Wildlife News Science Fri, 11 Jan 2013 13:27:10 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5733132 at http://www.globalpost.com HIV cure: a game changer or just a lucky little girl? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/commentary/hiv-cure-science-health-technology-US DENVER — This week’s scientific report on the “functional cure” of a HIV-infected infant has set the world’s media ablaze with discussion and speculation. Is this truly a “game-changer,” as media outlets like NPR have reported?<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/commentary/hiv-cure-science-health-technology-US" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Angola Ethiopia HIV/AIDS Zambia Commentary Science South Africa Technology Health United States Sun, 10 Mar 2013 12:42:00 +0000 Randal Kuhn and Benjamin Young 5776190 at http://www.globalpost.com Rupiah Banda: Ex-president of Zambia arrested http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130325/rupiah-banda-ex-president-zambia-arrested Banda was questioned for close to three hours after his arrest related to the oil deal Monday before he was released on bail.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130325/rupiah-banda-ex-president-zambia-arrested" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Need to Know World Leaders Zambia Mon, 25 Mar 2013 12:31:00 +0000 Jill Langlois 5793166 at http://www.globalpost.com Zambia couple charged with engaging in homosexual acts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130508/zambia-couple-charged-engaging-homosexual-acts James Mwape and Philip Mubiana, both 22, were charged with four counts of committing "unnatural" sexual acts in Zambia, where homosexual acts can lead to a jail sentence of up to 14 years under the country's law.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130508/zambia-couple-charged-engaging-homosexual-acts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Need to Know Zambia Wed, 08 May 2013 18:47:15 +0000 Jill Langlois 5833634 at http://www.globalpost.com Zambia court frees 54 separatists charged with treason http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/131129/zambia-court-frees-54-separatists-charged-treason Without giving any further reason for its decision, the prosecution told magistrate Aridah Chulu that it had decided not to proceed with the charges.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/131129/zambia-court-frees-54-separatists-charged-treason" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Zambia Want to Know Fri, 29 Nov 2013 23:26:12 +0000 Jill Langlois 6004563 at http://www.globalpost.com