Tag archive for ‘Zambia’
By Oscar Nkala On Friday, August 24th, 2018

Suspected Zambian poachers abandon 172 kilograms of elephant tusks in Zimbabwe

A group of suspected Zambian poachers have abandoned 172 kilograms of elephant tusks following a skirmish with Zimbabwean game rangers inside the world-acclaimed Hwange National Park. Ivory, a hunting rifle, dried More...

By Robert On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Anthrax: 18 hippos dead in Zambia’s Luangwa River Valley

In a follow-up to an Outbreak News Today report last month, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received the following information concerning an anthrax outbreak among hippopotami in Zambia from Dr More...

By Robert On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Zambia reports sleeping sickness outbreak in Lusaka Province

An outbreak of the deadly parasitic disease, African sleeping sickness, or African trypanosomiasis has been reported in Rufunsa District in Lusaka Province according to Member of Parliament Kenneth Chipungu. ZambiaImage/CIA The More...

By Robert On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Get rich quick scheme: Sacrifice your penis and toes to a hyena

Chamangeni Zulu of Malawi learned the hard way–Going to a witch doctor to learn how to get rich can end in extreme trauma. Image/US Navy Zulu wanted so bad to become rich, he followed the following instructions More...

By Robert On Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Zambia goes national with rotavirus vaccine

Following a successful pilot program in Lusaka Province two years ago, Zambia has now rolled out the rotavirus vaccine as part of its national immunization program, according to a report from PATH yesterday. ZambiaImage/CIA In More...

By Robert On Saturday, November 23rd, 2013
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Zambia: Anthrax outbreak infects nine in Luampa district

An outbreak of the serious bacterial disease, anthrax, has decimated three herds of cattle and sickened at least nine people in the Luampa district of Western Province in Zambia, according to a Post Online report More...

By Robert On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Typhoid outbreak reaches 144 at Chindwin Barracks in Kabwe

At least 144 people at Chindwin Barracks in Kabwe, Zambia have been stricken with the bacterial disease, typhoid fever, according to a Zambia Daily mail report today. ZambiaImage/CIA Central Province acting medical More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 8th, 2012

Jay and Katrina Erickson, missionaries to Zambia, die in plane crash

A Washington State couple who are missionaries to Africa were killed in a plane crash in Zambia. Jay and Katrina Erickson, with their daughters Marina, right, and Coral. The Spokane couple died Saturday in a plane More...

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