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Country at the crossroads of Central, Southern and East Africa

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Zambia: Country at the crossroads of Central, Southern and East Africa
Zambia, which is officially the Republic of Zambia, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central, Southern and East Africa. Its neighbors are the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique to the southeast, Zimbabwe and Botswana to the south, Namibia to the southwest, and Angola to the west. The capital city of Zambia is Lusaka, located in the south-central part of Zambia. The population is concentrated mainly around Lusaka in the south and the Copperbelt Province to the north, the core economic hubs of the country.

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Zambia TV anchor interrupts bulletin to claim that they were not paid by the channel | Oneindia News [Video]

Zambia TV anchor interrupts bulletin to claim that they were not paid by the channel | Oneindia News

A TV anchor from Zambia interrupted a live news bulletin to let the viewers know that he and his colleagues have not been paid by the channel. Kabinda Kalimina, who was reading the news during a KBN..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:31Published

Zambia’s founding President Kenneth Kaunda dies aged 97 [Video]

Zambia’s founding President Kenneth Kaunda dies aged 97

Kaunda, who ruled Zambia from 1964 to 1991, died at a hospital in Lusaka where he was being treated for pneumonia.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:59Published

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