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Outrage as killing of Hippos in South Luangwa is revealed

Outrage from animal conservation groups is mounting after leaked photos showed that thousands of Hippos are being slaughtered in the South Luangwa. This was after Director of the Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DPNW), formerly ZAWA Paul Zyambo confirmed...

Hippos caused panic in Zambezi Plains

The presence of hippos in Lyondi Community of Lyamba village has caused fear and panic among fishers along the bank of the Zambezi Flood Plains in Mongu district of Western Province. Mubika Mubika, a Mongu resident, has told ZANIS...

KCM plans to restock Hippos

Konkola Copper Mines says plans to restore a Habitat for Hippos on Kafue River to support tourism. Director of Finance Vinod Bhandwat says the mining company has submitted a proposal to the Zambia Environmental Management Authority seeking approval to restore...

Why Africa needs ‘cheetahs,’ not ‘hippos’ ( in Leadership)

Africa -- a continent immensely rich with mineral resources and yet mired in poverty -- suffers from a catastrophic leadership failure or monumental deficit of leadership. Since 1960, there have been 210 African heads of state, but just try to find 10 -- The Cheetahs do not look for excuses for government failure by wailing over the legacies of the slave trade, Western colonialism, imperialism, the World Bank or an unjust international economic system.

Who wants to mine in your Lower Zambezi Game Park?

By Brave Kachusha Mushikita - Zambian Economy and Mining Expert It was 2003 Mwanawasa's MMD was in power, and panicking after the withdraw of Anglo American Corporation from KCM. They were really looking out for anybody who would invest in mining,...

Hippo kills 2 fishermen in Kalabo

Two fishermen have been killed by a hippo in Kalabo district. Liuwa Area Warden Gabriel Masaku has confirmed the deaths to ZANIS and identified the victims as Bipanda Bipanda, 22, believed to be from Lukulu district and Musole Kayawe, 17,...

Plans to build a hydro power station on Luangwa River halted

The Zambian government has halted controversial plans to build a hydropower mega dam on the Luangwa River. According to the World Wide Fund, the government has cancelled a pre-feasibility study for the Ndevu Gorge Power Project, proposed by MDH South...

ULP’s Submission on National Dialogue Bill 2019

SUBMISSIONS BY THE UNITED LIBERAL PARTY TO THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON THE NATIONAL DIALOGUE BILL 2019 Professor Muna Ndulo (Cornell University) And Professor Chaloka Beyani (London School of Economics and Political Science) in September 2013 wrote a paper entitled "APPROACHES...

Lechewe population in the Kafue Flats have declined by 5000 animals

Preliminary reports of the 2018 Kafue Lechwe population count on the Kafue flats indicate a critical situation for the endemic species which has recorded a decline of approximately 5,000 animals in three years. According to surveys conducted by the Department...

Suspicious tender at heart of Zambian hippo cull scandal

The proposed hippo cull in Zambia’s world-renowned Luangwa Valley has a dodgy tender process at its core and appears to be an attempt by Zambian Government to cover up a contract-gone-wrong. This is according to a source close to the...
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