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Republic of Zambia
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Location  Africa
Capital  Lusaka
Area  752,618 sq km
Population  16,445,079
"Water smells when it stays in a pot for too long"
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  • Levy Mwanawasa, former President of Zambia, served as the Chairman of the Organization of African Unity - a union consisting of African states and later rebranded as African Union. Levy took the office on 2 January 2002.

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  • Patson Daka of Zambia was named as the African Youth Player of the Year at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Awards in Ghanaian capital Accra on 4 January 2018.

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  • Zambia has banned the hunting of lions and other endangered wild cats such as leopards, according to an official announcement on 10 January 2013.[1]

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  • Zambia on 24 January 2017 was named as the world’s sixth least toxic nation by renewable energy firm Eco Experts, securing a position to a list that takes account of air pollution, renewable energy production and energy consumption.[2]

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  • Zambia won their first African Cup of Nations football title on 12 February 2012 defeating the Ivory Coast 8-7 on penalties after the teams failed to score a goal, finishing regulation and extra time at 0-0.[3]

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  • The Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations football tournament kicked off in Zambia's capital Lusaka on 26 February 2017.

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  • Zambia and China on 4 March 2014 signed a US$41 million financing agreement at two per cent interest for the construction of a 120-kilometre power line between Kariba North Bank and Kafue West.

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  • Hosts Zambia beat Senegal 2-0 to win the 2017 Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations football championship at the Heroes Stadium in Lusaka.[4]

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  • Zambia was named as the eighth most attractive investment destination in Africa, according to the Africa Investment Index 2018 published by Quantum Global Research Lab.[5]

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  • Zambia and Cuba on 6 April 2013 signed an agreement which is aimed at reinvigorating bilateral relationships in the field of sport and physical education between the two countries.[6]

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  • Zambian climate leader and youth empowerment advocate Brighton Kaoma won the 2016 World Wide Fund (WWF) International President’s Award for his efforts to educate, and give a voice to, youth about the environment.[7]

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  • Zambian football team won the runners-up trophy at the 2018 COSAFA Cup after a spirited performance in the final against Zimbabwe which they lost 4-2.

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  • Zambia and 25 other nations from Africa on 10 June 2015 signed a historic free trade pact, Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA), that will ease the movement of goods across member countries in next five years. Once fully implemented, the 26-nation TFTA will be the continent's largest free-trade zone.

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  • Zambia on 18 June 2014 singed development loan and grant agreements with China worth $64 million. Zambia will use the funds to improve its water reticulation system in rural areas, upgrade the country's only international airport in Lusaka and improve education facilities, among a raft of other projects.

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  • Brighton Kaoma and Regina Mtonga of Zambia received the Queen's Young Leaders Award on 22 June 2015 from Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth for their initiatives to help young Zambians with technology.[8]

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  • Natasha Salifyanji Kaoma of Zambia received the 2017 Queen’s Young Leaders Awards for raising awareness about sexual health.

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  • The International Astronomical Union (IAU) signed an agreement with the Copperbelt University (CBU) in Zambia on 12 August 2014 to host a Southern African regional node of the IAU Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD). This is the second regional node to be established on the African continent.[9]

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  • October 24 is celebrated in Zambia as Independence Day. Declaration of independence from United Kingdom took place on October 24, 1964.

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  • African and Asian states, including Zambia, reached a deal in Botswana on 3 December 2013 to crack down on the illegal ivory trade. The agreement was reached at the African Elephant Summit convened by the government of Botswana and IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature).[10]

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  • The African Development Bank and the Government of the Republic of Zambia signed, on 19 December 2012, a loan agreement for US $55 million to support the Itezhi-Tezhi Hydro Power and Transmission Line Project through the construction and operation of a 120 megawatt hydropower plant at Itezhi-Tezhi dam along the Kafue River.[11]

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