Africa Cup of Nations: Win or bust for former champions Zambia
Africa Cup of Nations: Win or bust for former champions Zambia

Former champions Zambia must defeat Cape Verde on Monday to keep alive their hopes of reaching the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals in Equatorial Guinea.

Defence Minister Lungu wins Zambia`s disputed presidential race

Zambia`s defence minister Edgar Lungu, of the ruling Patriotic Front, has narrowly won the country`s presidential race, the electoral commission announced Saturday after an election marred by delays.

Zambians vote in special presidential election

Zambia goes to the polls on Tuesday in a tightly contested race to elect a president after a ruling party power struggle following the death of Michael Sata in office last year.

Zambia readies for presidential vote

Zambian political parties have wrapped up their campaigns ahead of a special presidential election called following the death of president Michael Sata last year.

Copper plays surprise role in Zambia presidential vote

A controversial decision to hike mining royalties in copper-rich Zambia has not only spooked investors but has become an unlikely presidential election issue in one of Africa`s two biggest producers.

Zambia votes after President`s death sparks power struggle

Zambians head to the polls on Tuesday in a special election to chose a new president for the copper-rich southern African nation and replace Michael Sata who died last year.

Africa Nations Cup: Cape Verde capable of reaching last eight
Africa Nations Cup: Cape Verde capable of reaching last eight

The Cape Verde Islands arrived as an oddity at the last African Nations Cup finals but two years on will have credible hopes of again reaching the quarter-finals of the continental championship. 

Zambia`s acting president refuses to quit, slams `treason`

Zambia`s acting president Guy Scott on Wednesday rejected a call for his resignation by a majority of cabinet ministers, and suggested a meeting they held without him had been treasonous.

Widow of Zambian president joins succession race

The battle for Zambia`s presidency became even more of a family affair on Wednesday with late leader Michael Sata`s widow joining the race to become the ruling party`s candidate.

Watch: 1 baby elephant vs 14 lions – Who won?
Watch: 1 baby elephant vs 14 lions – Who won?

It's hard to believe, but here it is. A baby elephant with its courageous effort survived an attack by 14 lions in the South Luangwa National Park, Zambia.

Zambia`s white leader under siege as party chief sacked

Zambian politics were thrown into turmoil Tuesday after acting president Guy Scott sacked the secretary general of the ruling party, sparking riots and a rejection of his authority.

Zambians pay respects to late president Sata

Zambians formed long lines on Sunday to pay last respects to their late president, Michael Sata, who died in London last week aged 77 while undergoing treatment for an undisclosed illness.

Zambia in mourning for President as US urges peaceful transition

Zambia holds a second day of mourning Thursday for president Michael Sata, who died in a London hospital, as his deputy Guy Scott becomes, pending elections, Africa`s first white leader since South Africa`s apartheid era.

Zambia `King Cobra` dies; white vice president takes reins

Zambian President Michael Sata, 77, has died in London where he was receiving medical treatment, local media reported Wednesday.

Zambia women team protest over pay
Zambia women team protest over pay

Zambia`s women`s football team ended a three-day sit in at the office of the football association over unpaid allowances on Monday.

The players claim they were supposed to be paid the money for their participation in the African Women Championships held in Namibia.

Boat accident leaves 26 dead in Zambia

At least 26 people, most of them children, died when a ferry capsized in the southern African country of Zambia, police said today.

Zambian president pardons 975 prisoners

 Zambian President Michael Sata has pardoned 975 prisoners as part of 50 years of celebration of the country`s independence from Britain, a senior official said in a statement Friday.

Zambia to face Cote d'Ivoire in friendly
Zambia to face Cote d'Ivoire in friendly

 The Zambia national football team is expected to play Cote d'Ivoire in an international friendly match Saturday, the country's football governing body confirmed Wednesday.

Zambia president flown abroad for medical `check`

Zambian President Michael Sata, who has not been seen in public in weeks, has left the country for a medical check-up, the presidency said Monday.

Again, Zambia denies rumours of president's death

Zambia on Friday denied rumours that President Michael Sata had died during a visit to New York after he failed to make a scheduled speech to the UN general assembly.