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Lyndsay Griffiths

Teacher sought, rural Zambia - truants need not apply

18 Dec 2017

LUSAKA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sloppy spelling, frequent truancy and zero interest in education.

FEATURE-Slaughtered by sex, Zambia's 'Sweet Town' survives ravages of AIDS

12 Dec 2017

MAZABUKA, Zambia, Dec 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - S ugar brought a rush of people and prosperity to the drab highway stop in southern Zambia they now call "Sweet Town" - and with that trade came AIDS.

FEATURE-Roots, razors and witches - fighting AIDS in Zambia

11 Dec 2017

SINAZONGWE, Zambia, Dec 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - H is Royal Highness Chief Sinazongwe has 80,000 subjects, 700 headmen, 160 villages, 14 children and three wives.

World News

Trump says time for U.S. to recognise Israeli sovereignty over Golan

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday it was time to back Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights that Israel seized from Syria in 1967, marking a dramatic shift in U.S. policy and giving a boost to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the middle of his re-election campaign.