Former President George W. Bush is visiting Zambia to promote a health initiative that focuses on cervical and breast cancer prevention and treatment.
A 15-year-old Ethiopian boy who came to Britain to take part in the Olympic torch relay and speaks little English has gone missing, police said Friday, prompting concern for his welfare.
Pay-as-you-go products may be synonymous with mobile phones but a solar energy service in Africa is harnessing the popular business model to bring affordable electricity to the continent's remotest communities.
CNN's Pedro Pinto discusses Zambia's African Cup of Nations title win with journalist Kwaku Ofosu-Asare.
Zambia coach Herve Renard has dedicated the country's first Africa Cup of Nations title to former player Kalusha Bwalya, who escaped a plane crash that killed the squad of 1993.
Zambia lifted the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time after beating the Ivory Coast 8-7 in a dramatic penalty shootout in Sunday's final in Libreville.
After a dramatic African Cup of Nations final, Africa has a first-time champion in Zambia. Here's some thoughts on a riveting tournament:
Dickson Etuhu talks to CNN's Pedro Pinto about Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations final between Ivory Coast and Zambia.
Cheick Diabate scored twice as Mali defeated 10-man Ghana 2-0 to finish third in the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday.
Zambia will face pre-tournament favorites Ivory Coast in Sunday's final of the Africa Cup of Nations after both countries won their semifinals 1-0 on Wednesday.
CNN's Alex Thomas talks to journalist Kwaku Ofosu-Asare about Africa Cup of Nations favorites Ghana and Ivory Coast.
LIBERVILLE, Gabon -- Thoughts on the winners from the African Cup of Nations quarterfinals:
Zambia and Ivory Coast are through to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations after both teams completed comfortable 3-0 victories against Sudan and Equatorial Guinea respectively on Saturday.
Libya went out of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations despite a 2-1 win over Senegal in their final Group A match at Estadio de Bata Sunday.
Equatorial Guinea booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals and sent Senegal tumbling out of the competition with a dramatic 2-1 win.
Take a leap with Errol Barnett as he bungee jumps off the Victoria Falls Bridge in Zambia.
Javier-Angel Balboa scored a dramatic late goal for Equatorial Guinea on Saturday as they beat Libya 1-0 in the opening match of the Africa Cup of Nations.
CNN's Errol Barnett travels to visits Livingstone, Zambia where investment in infrastructure is aiming to boost tourism.
The city of Livingstone, in Zambia, is located just 10 kilometers from the spectacular Victoria Falls. Its proximity to the falls makes it a tourist destination, but it also boasts an almost-forgotten past as the home of one of the oldest Jewish settlements in Africa.
A tourist survives a fall after her bungee cord broke during a jump.
Video of a tourist plunging into the Zambezi River after her bungee cord snapped on New Year's Eve is enough to make anyone think twice before leaping from the Victoria Falls Bridge.
Venturing out on my first assignment for "Inside Africa" in Zambia was an absolute privilege. My goal is to discover unexpected stories, meet the most interesting people and reveal something special about where I am. In Livingstone, Zambia -- heat aside -- this was easy.
Most conservationists would agree that you should not interfere with mother nature. But there are exceptions to every rule.
The stakes in the current budget battles are enormous. As the super-committee deliberates over how to reduce the deficit and other congressional committees struggle to cut spending, the fate of important programs hangs in the balance.
Zambian opposition leader Michael Sata took office after the incumbent president tearfully conceded in a televised speech, a rare moment in African politics following a recent string of troubled elections.
Zambia's incumbent president bowed out with "grace and honor" Friday after election results showed his main challenger had won, his party said in a statement.
The first democratically elected president of Zambia, who become the focus of a lengthy corruption trial during his retirement, died at his home early Saturday, his spokesman said.
Hillary Clinton's weeklong trip to sub-Saharan Africa takes her to a continent hungry for economic growth and political accountability but still shackled by poverty and government corruption.
Thousands of protesters demonstrating against the escalating violence in Zimbabwe were met with tear gas and batons near the capital on Saturday, as the rift within the African nation's "unity government" continued to widen.
Eight African musical superstars have joined forces, on a mission to share their continent's music with a global audience.
This week is, simply, the anniversary of the saddest day in American sport. Fifty years ago, on the morning after Valentine's Day, a Sabena 707 plunged into a field near Brussels. Eighteen U.S. figure skaters were killed -- the elite of a nation's whole sport wiped out, along with coaches and officials. Proudly, they were flying to the world championships.
This was supposed to be the year of Africa in world soccer, and in one big way it has been: South Africa was a terrific host of the World Cup, the first one held on African soil. Truth be told, though, the actual performance of the six African teams was a disaster: All but Ghana flamed out in the group stage, and the Ghanaians botched a last-second penalty kick against Uruguay that would have made them the first African team ever to reach the World Cup semifinals.
One of the choir boys flown from Zambia to the U.S. tells CNN his dreams for the future.
It can be an odd feeling, returning to a place you once lived. Odder still, when that place belonged to the man who trafficked you across continents.
A Zambian judge has granted bail to two Chinese men charged with attempted murder in a mine shooting that has revived an outcry against foreign employers in the southern African nation.
Pope Benedict XVI announced Wednesday that he would create 24 new cardinals -- putting his stamp on the body that will select his replacement when he dies.
Officials in Zambia have charged two Chinese mine managers with the attempted murder of 11 of their employees at a coal mine in the southern part of the African country last week.
With its abundant wildlife, magnificent waterfalls and offering safaris on foot, canoe and horseback, Zambia has established itself as one of Africa's most popular tourist destinations.
From street kid to world champ, single mum Esther Phiri is making her mark in the boxing ring.
Esther Phiri grew up helping her grandmother sell vegetables in a poor township in the Zambian capital Lusaka.
Can bikes really be more valuable than cars? Inside Africa takes a ride through Zambia's countryside to find out.
In rural Zambia, a bicycle is one of the most important possessions someone can have.
I once asked a president of the Central African Republic, Ange-Félix Patassé, to give up a personal monopoly he held on the distribution of refined oil products in his country. He was unapologetic. "Do you expect me to lose money in the service of my people?" he replied.
African Voices speaks to one of modern Africa's founding fathers, Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia's first Prime Minister and President.
Lawrence Anthony is an all-action conservationist. The 60-year-old South African grew up in small towns in Malawi, Zimbabwe and Zambia and developed an affinity with nature from an early age.
Conservation groups are declaring victory after an important ivory trade vote. CNN's David McKenzie reports.
Conservationists have welcomed the decision to reject a bid from Tanzania and Zambia to temporarily suspend a worldwide ban on trading in African elephant ivory so they can offload legal stockpiles in a one-off sale.
Two goals in five minutes at the start of extra-time helped defending champions Egypt book their place in the African Nations Cup semifinals with a battling 3-1 victory over Cameroon.
Zambia and Cameroon have reached the African Nations Cup quarterfinals as a dramatic final day in Group D saw Gabon -- who were top before kick-off -- miss out on qualification.
Mohammad Idrissou put Cameroon on course for a spot in the African Nations Cup quarterfinals with a late winner in a topsy-turvy 3-2 Group D victory over Zambia.
The African Nations Cup threw up another upset as Gabon shocked much-fanced Cameroon 1-0 in the opening Group D game in Lubango.
A court in Zambia has acquitted a newspaper editor who was tried on obscenity charges for mailing photographs of a woman giving birth.
The final 32 for the 2010 World Cup finals has become clearer after the latest round of qualifying matches with three more nations claiming places in South Africa.
Didier Drogba came off the bench to rescue a point for Ivory Coast as they drew 1-1 with Malawi on Saturday to book their place at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
I recently accompanied Margaret Chan, Director General of the WHO, and Ray Chambers, U.N. Special Envoy for Malaria, on a trip to Africa to see firsthand the region's fight against malaria.
With a 4-1 scoreline, a penalty and a sending-off all within the first 45 minutes, Wednesday's international friendly between Ghana and Zambia was anything but.
The news editor of the Zambian newspaper The Post has gone on trial for allegedly circulating obscene material to politicians, the newspaper states on its Web site.
A regional body comprised of several southern African nations is refusing to recognize Madagascar opposition leader Andry Rajoelina as the island nation's new president, an official said.
Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa died Tuesday at a hospital in Paris nearly two months after suffering a stroke, Zambian and French officials confirmed. He was 59.
His 2006 exploration with his brother brought about awareness – and a fear of bugs
The evidence seems incontrovertible: If you get on a plane these days, you are almost certainly contributing to climate change.
In the two years since Warren Buffett decided to give the bulk of his $53 billion fortune to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and charities run by his three children, his youngest son Peter, 50, has said little about his philanthropic plans for his share - stock likely to be worth well over $1 billion - which has kept the nonprofit world buzzing.
How do the leaders of other southern African nations, who met about the crisis at the weekend, regard Robert Mugabe?
Zimbabwe's High Court ruled Monday that it would not force the troubled African country's electoral commission to release the results of the March 29 presidential vote, two journalists at the court told CNN.
Prospects of resolving Zimbabwe's two-week-old election crisis appeared dim after a government spokesman said President Robert Mugabe would not attend a key weekend meeting with other regional leaders.
Two weeks after facing off in Zimbabwe's election, Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai will confront each other at an emergency meeting
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe and the main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, are due at this weekend's emergency summit of southern African leaders, summoned by the president of neighboring Zambia, to discuss the electoral and political crisis, spokesmen for the two men said.
One of history's deadliest diseases has been making a comeback. Scientists want to know why
Dale Lewis, a conservationist in Zambia says focusing on people -- not on animals -- is the way to save wildlife. And, by the way, educating people brings them wealth, too.
Samuel Eto'o became the leading all-time African Nations Cup scorer with 16 goals as Cameroon defeated Sudan 3-0 in Group C to finish runners-up and reach the quarterfinals.
Samuel Eto'o equaled the African Nations Cup all-time scoring record in Cameroon's 5-1 victory over Zambia in Kumasi, while defending champions Egypt defeated Sudan 3-0.
Jaccqueline Mathe, unemployed and 22, has just signed up for a bank account in Nellmapius, a black township near Pretoria. All she needed was a government ID and a mobile phone. Mathe hopes to save a quarter of the monthly $28.54 government grant she receives for her toddler, Khothasto, who is riding in a sling on her back.
The president of Zambia has called for other southern African countries to take a different approach to Zimbabwe, which he described as a "sinking Titanic" as growing numbers of refugees flee economic and political turmoil.
South Africa's new coach, Carlos Alberto Parreira, was finally granted a work permit on Monday after an embarrasing spat between the government and the football chiefs hosting the 2010 World Cup.
The New York Times focuses on the Zambia's presidential elections, calling it the, "wildest and most entertaining presidential campaign in memory."
Brazilian-born striker Francileudo Dos Santos steered holders Tunisia into the African Nations Cup quarterfinals with a 2-0 win over South Africa.
Pascal Feindouno grabbed a last gasp winner to hand Guinea a 2-1 win over Zambia in their Group C African Nations Cup clash.
Walking into the highly restricted tuberculosis ward of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Malawi's second city of Blantyre is a lesson in humility.
In his latest documentary, award-winning African journalist Sorious Samura travels to Zambia to find out about the devastating impact of AIDS in Africa.
A suspected al Qaeda operative -- believed by investigators to have played a role in the July 7 London bombings -- was arrested Sunday in Britain on behalf of U.S. authorities.
The Zambian government says it has signed an agreement with Britain to deport Rashid Haroon Aswat, a suspected al Qaeda operative believed to have facilitated or recruited the July 7 London transport bombers.
Zambian government officials say they have entered into an agreement with Britain to extradite Rashid Haroon Aswat, a suspected al Qaeda operative believed to have facilitated or recruited the July 7 London transport bombers.
On the remote plains of Tanzania, about two hours from the city of Dodoma, a company called Iron Monger Group churns out farm tools handcrafted from spare truck springs. It was founded for a mere $...
A month before the July 7 attacks were carried out, British authorities balked at permitting U.S. authorities to arrest Haroon Rashid Aswat, sources familiar with the investigation said Thursday.
Nigeria and Senegal's places in the 2006 World Cup finals have been left in doubt after being held to draws in African qualifying on Sunday.
Angola's death toll from the Marburg virus has climbed to 173 and four more countries have been placed on alert, as health officials struggle to contain the deadly virus, according to the World Health Organization Web site.
CNN.com asked its readers to share their views on the death of Pope John Paul II, who died Saturday. Here is a sampling from thousands of responses, some of which have been edited:
Panathinaikos defender Nasief Morris has been banned pending FIFA investigations into an alleged attack on a referee by the South African U-23 player at an Olympic Games qualifier last month.
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