Avec 2,8 millions de voix, soit près d’un million de plus que le président sortant Edgar Lungu, l’opposant zambien Hakainde Hichilema remporte très largement l’élection présidentielle. A la tête du pays depuis six ans, Edgar Lungu a reconnu les résultats de la Commission électorale et a adressé ses félicitations à …Voir Plus »
Kenneth Kaunda, l’un des plus anciens présidents d’Afrique, est mort
Le premier président de la République de Zambie, Kenneth Kaunda, père de l’indépendance de l’ancien protectorat britannique, est mort ce jeudi à 97 ans. Un deuil national de 21 jours a été décrété à la suite de l’annonce de son décès. L’ancien chef d’État surnommé « KK » qui dirigea …Voir Plus »
CAN-2018/Dames: ce sera au Ghana du 17 Novembre au 1er Décembre
Moins d’un mois séparent les amoureux du football féminin pour le rendez-vous africain de la CAN 2018. Une 11è édition qui est très attendue de la part des équipes participantes, au nombre de huit, réparties en deux groupes de quatre équipe chacun. Une édition qui débutera du 17 Novembre et …Voir Plus »
Rugby/Finale de Silver Cup: l’Algérie bat la Zambie et devient championne d’Afrique (0-31)
Comme annoncé déjà depuis quelques heures, le 15 Algérien du Rugby avait rendez-vous avec son homologue de la Zambie chez cette dernière, au stade Mufulira pour la finale de la « Silver Cup ». Une rencontre où les algériens devaient confirmer leur suprématie sur les zambiens. En effet, la sélection algérienne avait …Voir Plus »
Un acteur de Black Panther s’excuse après qu’une vidéo “embarrassante” de lui refait surface
Patrick Shumba Mutukwa, un acteur Zambien qui a figuré dans Black Panther a publié des excuses après qu’une vidéo “embarrassante” s’est propagée sur les réseaux. L’acteur, Patrick Shumba Mutukwa, a exprimé son embarras après que des images de lui ont fait surface sur les réseaux. Il est passé de devenir un héros du film …Voir Plus »
Zambia: University loan for students soon
In the concern to offer better study and life conditions to its students, the Zambian government plans to set up a university loan system. The initiative is applied to the three public universities of the country and will be effective early 2016. Zambia as several countries of Africa financially supports …Voir Plus »
Science & research: 70 African women obtain the AWARD 2014 grant
70 African women agronomists have just benefited from a grant of the African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) program. The prize-winners were selected during a workshop organized in the Kenyan capital. Coming from 11 countries of Africa, these scientific women and researchers will be taken care during two …Voir Plus »
Standard Bank: appointed best foreign currencies service provider in Africa
The Standard Bank received the prize of the best foreign currencies serevice provider (Best FX provider) in Africa at the Global Finance Foreign Exchange Awards 2015. This bank won this prize for the third consecutive time. The presence of the Standard Bank in numerous African countries, particularly in South Africa, …Voir Plus »
AFCON 2015: find out the reward for the winner!
Sixteen (16) African countries are competing for the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2015 which kick-off was given on Saturday, 17th January 2015 in Equatorial Guinea. Divided into four groups, the teams of the 16 countries will compete with great enthusiasm to succeed to Nigeria, a big absentee of the …Voir Plus »
Tourism: Zimbabwe and Zambia opting for a common visa
The project of single visa between Zambia and Zimbabwe takes shape. Both countries will launch on 28th November, Kaza visa (Kavango-Zambeze) initiated by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) with the financial support of the World Bank. After six months of experiment, the project of Kaza visa will enter its …Voir Plus »
Airtel Trace Music Star: win 30,000 euros and become a star
Trace Tv and Airtel group offers a golden opportunity to budding artists from 13 countries of Africa. A single phone call can make of these music lovers, stars thanks to the phone competition called Airtel Trace Music Star. Airtel Trace Music Star game is the first one in Africa. The …Voir Plus »
Zambia: President Michal Sata is dead
The Republic of Zambia is mourning. President Michal Sata in power since 2011 died on Tuesday, 18th October 2014 in London. The man nicknamed « King Cobra » had been suffering, for some years, from a disease that prevented him from his attributions. A misunderstood president Michal Sata had fewer friends in …Voir Plus »
Zambia: 1,5 million dollars from the ADB to support micro-projects
Small entrepreneurs of Zambia have just benefited from an important financing. This thanks to 1,5 million dollar loan from the African Development Bank (ADB) to the Zambian government in order to support micro-projects. « This loan was paid out within the framework of the program of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) …Voir Plus »
Internet.org: internet free of charge for all
Mark Zuckerberg has just marked an important point in his project that aims at offering internet to the poorest. Facebook launched on 31st July 2014, Internet.org, application that will allow more half of the world to be connected to Internet. « Giving access to internet to the two thirds of …Voir Plus »
Samkeliso Kimbinyi: «Professional Certified by Microsoft» at 15 years old
Of Zambian origin but living in the United Kingdom, Samkeliso Kimbinyi created a buzz in the world of information and communication technologies (ICTS) by becoming one of the youngest Microsoft Qualified Professionals (Professionals certified by the Microsoft Company in Europe). Known under the name Sam, Samkeliso Kimbinyi is in …Voir Plus »
Botswana: another movie in shooting in memory of Mandela
Another new movie is in progress on Nelson Mandela’s life after his death on 5th December 2013 at 95 years old. Last weekend, producers went to the city of Lobatse, a place situated at 70 km far from the capital town of Botswana Gaborone for the shooting of a documentary …Voir Plus »
Victory of ANC: Zuma committed to continue the legacy of Mandela
In his first public short speech after the announcement of the official results giving ANC a comfortable majority (62,15 %) in the general elections, the South African president Jacob Zuma dedicated on Saturday evening the victory of ANC (in the power) to the former president, Nelson Mandela, died on 5th …Voir Plus »
General elections in South Africa: ANC winner!
The political party in power in South Africa, ANC won in the general elections of Wednesday with 62,5 % of the votes. The results, concerning 95 % of polling stations, were published on Friday, 9th May at 07:30 am (05:30 am GMT). In spite of this victory, the party …Voir Plus »
Elections in South Africa: Ban Ki-moon appreciated the peace that prevailed
The parliamentary and provincial elections in South Africa that were held in peace with a high participation of voters were appreciated on Thursday by the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon. We should note that they were more than 25, 3 million South Africans to go to the polls …Voir Plus »
Zambia: tourism sailing before the wind
Zambia is fascinating western tourists. In 2013 the country registered the visit of 914.576 tourists. Zambia Tourism Board (ZTB) indicated this week that they will do better this year. Thay planned a 20 % increase of tourist activities. « Tourists’ arrivals in Zambia for 2013 amounted to 914 576 and with …Voir Plus »
« Lion d’or 2013 »: A new Award for Yaya Touré
On the same bases as last year, Yaya Touré is realizing an enormous season with Manchester City. Two days ahead for the end of the championship of England, the Ivorian is for the struggling for the title. With 19 goals this season in Premier league, the former player of Barcelona …Voir Plus »
« Vues d’Afrique 2014 »: Tango Negro by Dom Pedro rewarded
The official site of film festival « Vues d’Afrique » published yesterday, the list of the winners of the 30th edition of the festival. The prize of short film came to Algerian director Hicham Lasri with the movie « C’est eux les chiens« . Another Algerian Karim Moussaoui won the prize of the full-length …Voir Plus »
6th Africa Banking Forum: ICTS at the service of African banks
African banks will meet from22nd to 23rd May 2014 in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) to work on development of the sector with technologies of information and communication. The meeting is within the framework of the 6th Africa Banking Forum. For this edition, organizers announced the participation of 200 experts coming from …Voir Plus »
OIF: Who will succeed to Abdou Diouf?
In November 2014, the Senegalese former president Abdou Diouf will leave the head of the International Organization of Francophony (OIF), the institution he has been managing since 2002. Candidates for the succession of the Senegalese are being revealed. After the Mauritian Jean Claude de L’ Estrac, two other African personalities …Voir Plus »
People: 10 Africans among the most influential personalities of the world.
Africa is satisfactorily represented in the ranking 2014 of the most influential personalities of the world by time magazine. Nigerian Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala former Chief Executive Officer of World Bank (in 2007) is at the top of Africans. The Ugandan sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, Kenyan activist Ory Okolloh and South African Thuli …Voir Plus »
Mobile phones: a mean of promoting reading in Africa
Many of African people use mobile technology as support today to reach text. It was what raised a study of UNESCO published on Wednesday, 23rd April 2014 on the occasion of world Day of book and copyright. The report entitled « Read in mobile era« , is the first study published on …Voir Plus »
Development: Akon want to light up Africa.
It is with great pleasure to see celebrities committed to noble causes in particular in favour of the Black continent. The American singer of Senegalese origin, Akon has for ambition to put solar energy in one million households in Africa by the end of the year, through the project « Akon …Voir Plus »
Maître Gims: « Le monstre marin »!
Maître Gims just launched his own production label, « Monstre Marin Coporation » (Sea monster) of which the very first single « to begin« . A structure through which the former member of Sexion D’Assaut’s intends to produce artists. In a recent interview, the latter declared that he was going to have a break …Voir Plus »
Kundé 2014: Who will be elected the best artist of Burkina Faso?
Burkina Faso will honor on 25th April the most deserving showbiz actors. For the 14th edition of Kundé, the steering committee extended the competition to 14 categories (10 main prizes and 4 special prizes.) The category « The best featuring of Burkina-Faso » is the innovation added to the list. It consists …Voir Plus »
Human rights: Beginning of registrations for the 5th summer school of Ouaga.
You are between 20 and 30 years old, you live in Africa and you militate within a human rights organization or in civil society, seize the opportunity and participate in the fifth session of summer schools of human rights which will be held from 4th to 10th August 2014 in …Voir Plus »