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Southern Africa Food and Nutrition Security Working Group (FNSWG) Quarterly Bulletin - 03 June 2021 issue 01 and 02

Reliefweb 04 Jun 2021
• Average to above.average rainfall improved water crop and pasture conditions catalysing agricultural and pastoral opportunities in most parts of the region, increasing the above-average harvest in Malawi, Zimbabwe, Zambia and parts of Mozambique. • Five out of 16 weather systems made landfall during the 2020/2021 Cyclone Season ... .

Rising hardware costs slow Covid recovery for off-grid solar sales

PV Magazine 28 May 2021
Policy support for off-grid solar in Somalia and Nigeria – the latter badly hit by Covid cases and the oil price plunge – was balanced by reverses in Uganda, caused by extreme weather events; Zambia, where companies were forced to make retroactive import payments for historic ...

What Happened to Zambia Airways?

Simple Flying 09 May 2021
Zambia Airways spent 30 years operating out of Lusaka Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (LUN) ... Malwai, Southern Rhodesia, and Zambia ... As such, Zambia Airways came into being in April 1964 ... Having broken away from CAA that September, Zambia Airways became the country’s state-owned national airline.

Zambia: Drought Operation Update Report 2, Emergency Appeal n°: MDRZM012

Reliefweb 10 Mar 2021
Worst case scenario where Emergency Appeal is minimally funded, Zambia Red Cross Society (ZRCS) would prioritize the relief efforts to most vulnerable population ... Zambia has continued to experience extreme weather events such as floods and drought due to the adverse impacts of climate change and climate variability.

Zambian president meets with senior Chinese diplomat on bilateral ties 22 Feb 2021
Yang said China and Zambia have always treated each other as equals with sincerity, friendship, mutual benefit, and win-win results ... China supports Zambia in pursuing a development path that suits its national conditions ... Zambia and China are true all-weather friends ... Zambia thanks China for its long-term support and assistance.

'We Will Be Ready for CHAN' - Zambia Midfielder Sakala

All Africa 15 Jan 2021
Zambia midfielder Benson Sakala says the team has adapted well to weather conditions in Cameroon ahead of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) that kicks off on January 16 ....

COP26: Frustrated by delay, young activists stage virtual Mock COP

BBC News 19 Nov 2020
Unlike the UN summit, COP26, the youth-led Mock COP is not based anywhere physical ... 'We are the leaders of today' ... Research suggests that Africa is more vulnerable than any other region to the world's changing weather patterns ... In Zambia, where young activist David Watson Mwabila lives, temperatures are predicted to rise by 5C or more ... .

FOCAC important for advancing cooperation, development: Zambian official

Xinhua 10 Oct 2020
He said that China remains Zambia's all-weather friend and that the partnership is based on pure friendship and a win-win situation for all. Lombe also said Zambia has continued its engagement with China at both high and technical levels to ensure that Zambia maximises the benefits from FOCAC.

China delivers more COVID-19 preventive supplies to Zambia

Beijing News 26 Sep 2020
Zambian Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya (R) and Chinese Ambassador to Zambia Li Jie (L) attend a donation ceremony of COVID-19 preventative materials in Lusaka, capital of Zambia, on Sept ... China has delivered more COVID-19 preventative materials to Zambia ... 26 (Xinhua) -- China has delivered more COVID-19 preventative materials to Zambia.

Eternal friends in new era

China Daily 02 Sep 2020
Thanks to their cooperation in the fight against the pandemic, China and Zambia are set to take their relationship to new heights. The first president of Zambia Kenneth Kaunda once said. "China and Zambia are all-weather friends." ... China, an all-weather friend of Zambia, is firmly committed to maintaining the momentum of China-Zambia cooperation.

Chinese firm wins deal to construct Zambian feeder roads

China Daily 24 Aug 2020
... to the state broadcaster, the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation. The project to upgrade roads into all-weather gravel will be implemented in Northern, Northwestern, Central and Copperbelt provinces, he added.

Chinese enterprises urged to invest in Zambia's new districts

Xinhua 09 Jun 2020
Emmanuel Chihili, Mushindamo District Commissioner said partnering with Chinese enterprises in various economic developments is key for Zambia's national development ... According to Chihili, the coming in of Chinese enterprises in various economic sectors is testimony enough that China is an all weather friend of Zambia.

Three Chinese nationals were murdered and burned in Zambia, in a week when racial tensions ...

CNN 06 Jun 2020
Zambia reported its first coronavirus cases on March 18 ... While Sata had threatened to recognize Taiwan as an independent state before taking office, when he finally became President, on his fourth attempt in 2011, he embraced China as "Zambia's all-weather friend" and abandoned his campaign promises ... Hu visited Africa in early 2007 and also Zambia.

Zambia to buy 1 mln tons of maize for reserves

Xinhua 29 Apr 2020
The Zambian leader said the government wanted to take advantage of this year's bumper harvest of maize as the weather pattern next year can not be ...

Shifting rainfall patterns a growing threat to farming in sub-Saharan Africa

The Irish Times 23 Apr 2020
To better understand current rainfall patterns, SHA has also deployed 184 weather stations and seven river-line gauges across Malawi and Zambia ... Basic mobile phones are an almost universal and vital part of life in Zambia, with a 2012 study finding that adults spend almost 20 per cent of their daily income on phone credit.