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My Father's Day Plea For Men Around The World

Rajesh Anandan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Rajesh Anandan

Don't cheat on your partner. Don't abuse your partner. Don't drink excessively. These are some of the underlying messages in a different kind of "lifestyle" marketing campaign now running in Zambia, encouraging boys and men across the country to do the right thing -- not just for themselves, but also for the women in their lives, their families and communities.

Is It Getting Worse For Zambia's Gay Community?

Agence France Presse | Obert Simwanza | Posted 08.05.2013 | Gay Voices

Two high-profile cases involving a suspected gay couple and a homosexual rights activist come back-to-back in Zambian courts this week raising concern...

My Story As a Young Entrepreneur in Zambia

Mutoba Ngoma | Posted 07.08.2013 | Impact
Mutoba Ngoma

With the right support, young people themselves can help tackle the youth employment crisis. We have the ideas and the motivation. We just need the opportunity and support.

Africa's Elusive Big Five: The Animals Guides Most Want to Spot

Adventure Collection | Posted 06.26.2013 | Travel
Adventure Collection

If you've ever dreamed of going on an African safari, you've heard of the "Big Five": the Cape buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion and rhinoceros. We asked five top guides for the animal that they would most like to spot in the wild. Here is their Elusive Big Five list.

How I Joined The Movement For Global Health Equity

Lauren Smith | Posted 06.19.2013 | Impact
Lauren Smith

While I'd been studying the health care system with a powerful research lens, it wasn't until I heard my father's voice break as he described his ongoing battle with this broken system that I truly understood the purpose of my work.

Inspired by Hope

Clayton Kershaw | Posted 06.11.2013 | Sports
Clayton Kershaw

Something remarkable started the moment my wife, Ellen, and I first met Hope on a ministry trip to Zambia four years ago.

Zambian Gay Activist Denies Promoting Homosexuality

Agence France Presse | | Posted 06.11.2013 | Gay Voices

Prominent Zambian gay rights activist Paul Kasonkomona on Thursday pleaded not guilty to charges of promoting homosexuality, after appearing live on t...

Valentine's Day In The Bush

Karen Loftus | Posted 02.13.2013 | Travel
Karen Loftus

Africa has long set the seductive tone for globetrotting artists, explorers and romantics. So, if looking to up your romance ante, there is no better place on the planet to stage a romantic rendezvous than in an idyllic African oasis.

One Man's Crusade for 'Room to Read' for Children Without Books

Gail Vida Hamburg | Posted 04.12.2013 | Impact
Gail Vida Hamburg

"Perhaps, Sir, you will someday come back with books." The words were uttered in 1998 by the headmaster of a grade school in Bahundanda, Nepal -- that had a library, but no books -- to John Wood, a stressed out American senior executive at Microsoft, who was trekking the area's famed Annapurna Circuit.

Going the Distance With Moms

Christy Turlington Burns | Posted 01.20.2013 | Impact
Christy Turlington Burns

Without transport, women can't get to a healthcare facility unless they walk. For anybody who has been through labor, ask yourself this: Could you walk 5k, 10k, even up to 40k when you're nine months pregnant or in labor? Why should any mother have to?

Can Non-State Service Delivery Undermine Governments?

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 12.31.2012 | World
Otaviano Canuto

Whether it is in the U.S. presidential election campaign or as a result of the debt crisis in Europe, people on both sides of the Atlantic are debating the role of the state. Do we need more government or less of it?

Oppression into Opportunity: How Ethical Shopping Can Hold Up Half the Sky

Francine LeFrak | Posted 11.27.2012 | Impact
Francine LeFrak

Often times their world is not easy, having to travel full days to Nairobi to buy beads not even made in Africa, rather imported from the Czech Republic.

U.S. Embassies In 7 Countries Warn Of Possible Attacks

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — U.S. embassies in at least seven countries in the Middle East, Africa and the Caucasus are warning of possible anti-American protes...

Power Tripping The Zambezi River

Anne Z. Cooke | Posted 11.11.2012 | Travel
Anne Z. Cooke

If you're a contrarian, you won't be surprised to hear that I traveled to Zambia recently and never once bothered to visit Victoria Falls.

The Women's Model: Collaboration, Not Competition

Francine LeFrak | Posted 11.07.2012 | Impact
Francine LeFrak

In 1992, many people regarded AIDS with fear, deeming it "the gay man's illness." But Mary Fisher, as someone who was told to count her days left to live, courageously addressed the nation, knowing of the stigma that could potentially haunt her for a lifetime.

What Peace Corps Taught Me About Managing People

Willy Volk | Posted 08.04.2012 | Business
Willy Volk

Simultaneously, and without knowing it, I learned many valuable lessons. When I started, I was a long-haired kid who couldn't manage his way out of a dim room. By the time I left, I had acquired a solar system of management training. Here's some of what I learned...

Zambia v. Zimbabwe: Travel Pros and Cons

Elizabeth_Gordon | Posted 09.19.2012 | Travel
Elizabeth_Gordon

So you're planning a trip to Southern Africa and know you want to see Victoria Falls, the biggest waterfall in the world! How could you miss it? But are you going to go to Zambia or Zimbabwe to see it?

Zambia: Only I Remain

Chinemu | Posted 08.19.2012 | Impact
Chinemu

To honor my late family, I have opted to speak out on AIDS. Change begins with me. I am on a personal campaign to encourage women to get tested and to replace ignorance with knowledge; shame with liberty.

Corruption, Democracy, and the Search for a Better World

Valerie Berset-Price | Posted 07.08.2012 | Business
Valerie Berset-Price

Wal-Mart is making the headlines with the FCPA corruption case it faces in Mexico. But anyone who has been on the ground trying to close business in c...

'Borders Frequented by Trade Seldom Need Soldiers'

Valerie Berset-Price | Posted 07.01.2012 | Business
Valerie Berset-Price

It is true that when it comes to international business and cultural intelligence, I specialize in pointing out what our nation does wrong. Today, though, we will take a ride on the positive side of things because I was fed a lot of hope last week.

PHOTOS: 10 Breathtaking Sights You'll Miss If You Boycott Anti-Gay Countries

Laurence Watts | Posted 06.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Laurence Watts

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Latest FIFA Rankings Released: Zambia Soars Upward

AP | Posted 04.16.2012 | Sports

ZURICH (AP) — Zambia has soared in the FIFA rankings after winning the African Cup of Nations, and Germany climbed to second behind World Cup winner...

The Week's Top Six Soccer News Stories

The Huffington Post | Randy Kim | Posted 02.14.2012 | Sports

From Barcelona's collapse to Titi's farewell to the amazing rise of the Chipolopolo, here are our six favorite soccer stories to start the week out wi...

Life And Death On The African Plain

Jim Calio | Posted 04.10.2012 | Travel
Jim Calio

Slowly, the other elephants moved away with the baby. Off to the right, up on a hill, a magnificent male lion, his mane golden in the morning sun, sat watching the entire spectacle, having eaten his fill already.

Surprising Zambia To Face Ivory Coast In African Cup Of Nations Final

AP | MARK WALSH | Posted 04.09.2012 | Sports

BATA, Equatorial Guinea (AP) — Zambia reached the African Cup of Nations final for the first time since 1994, upsetting Ghana 1-0 Wednesday night to...