The knockout stage teams have emerged from one of the eight groups at the Women’s World Cup – Spain and Japan out of Group C – and they’re both in goalscoring form.
Zambia has played only one Women’s World Cup match, but the Copper Queens are already down to their third-string goalkeeper.
How’s this for a pair of stats? The first eight matches of the Women’s World Cup each included a penalty kick – and the attacking team converted just four times from the spot.
Zambia’s coach is under investigation for sexual assault, its star player got banned from a key African tournament and at 77th the team has the lowest ranking of any at the Women’s World Cup.
The French government says that Zambia has reached a deal with China and several other government creditors to restructure $6.3 billion in loans.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has appealed to a group of African leaders to ask his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, to free political prisoners from Crimea and beyond — saying it could be an important part of their trip to Russia on Saturday.
A dozen poor countries are facing economic instability and even collapse under the weight of hundreds of billions of dollars in foreign loans, much of them from the world’s biggest and most unforgiving government lender, China.
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Fourteen people drowned in a lake on the border between Zambia and Congo when the boat they were taking across sank earlier this week, Congolese lawmakers said Friday.
Vice President Kamala Harris has visited a farm outside Zambia’s capital that’s using new techniques and technology to boost its vegetable crop as she highlighted ways to secure food supplies in an age of global warming.
Vice President Kamala Harris will try to deepen and reframe U.S. relationships in Africa during a weeklong trip that’s the latest and higher profile outreach by the Biden administration as it acts to counter China’s growing influence.
Vice President Kamala Harris paused Friday during a whirlwind diplomatic swing through Africa for something much more personal: A visit to the site of her maternal grandfather’s home in Lusaka, where he lived as an Indian public servant in the 1960s.
Eight Croatians facing charges of child trafficking have been granted bail of about $1,000 each by a court in Ndola in central Zambia.
LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — Eight Croatian nationals pleaded not guilty to new child trafficking charges in a Zambian court on Friday.
A Zambian official has announced that eight Croatians rearrested in the southern African country will face new charges of child trafficking and are expected to appear in court on Thursday.
Zambian authorities confirm that officials have rearrested eight Croatians, preventing them from leaving the southern African country after a court dropped child trafficking charges against them a day earlier.
A court in Zambia has discharged eight Croatians who were charged with child trafficking. The court dropped the charges against the Croatians — four couples — following applications by their lawyers.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has visited sites in rural and urban Zambia to showcase Africa’s potential to help solve the world’s problems with food shortages.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has visited sites in rural and urban Zambia to showcase Africa’s potential to help solve the world’s problems with food shortages.
The Chinese government says the U.S. should stop pressuring it on debt relief for Zambia and focus on averting a government default at home with possible repercussions for the global economy.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says on the second leg on her African tour it’s “critically important” to address Zambia’s debt crisis.
The Biden administration’s big push to engage more with Africa is underway as Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen begins a 10-day visit aimed at promoting all the economic possibilities that lie between the U.S. and the world’s second-largest continent.
NDOLA, Zambia (AP) — A magistrate in Zambia on Thursday granted bail to eight Croatian nationals charged with child trafficking.
Eight Croatian nationals have pleaded not guilty to charges of child trafficking before a magistrates court in Ndola, Zambia.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will travel in January to South Africa, Zambia, and Senegal. The trip is the first of a string of Biden administration official visits to sub-Saharan Africa next year.
LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — The bodies of 27 men believed to be Ethiopian nationals were discovered Sunday in Zambia’s capital city, police have confirmed.
The body of a 23-year-old Zambian student who died while fighting for the Russian army in the war in Ukraine has been returned home.
Electricity shortages that have been plaguing Zimbabwe are set to worsen after an authority that manages the country’s biggest dam said water levels are now too low to continue power generation activities.
Zambia’s government has announced that a Zambian student who was serving a prison sentence in a Moscow jail has died while fighting alongside Russian forces in Ukraine.
The Zambian soccer federation opened an investigation Friday into claims of sexual abuse in the women’s game and said it was taking accusations made on social media serious enough to ask police for help with the inquiry.
A wealthy dentist accused of fatally shooting his wife at the end of an African safari has been found guilty of murder and mail fraud.