Zambia News

DONATE: Aaron Coshaw’s repatriation and funeral

Zora Regulic is organising this fundraising appeal on behalf of Joridan Horne. Family and Friends across the country are mourning the death of my lifelong dear friend Aaron Coshaw. Aaron suddenly passed away on Tuesday, the 13th of September, 2022, at the top of Victoria Falls in Zambia. Many of you have joined me in sharing your absolute devastation and shock at Aaron’s passing. His partner Jay has kindly kept us up to date and shared posts on social media about the hurdles he faces around the repatriation of Aaron’s remains to Australia from Zambia. I feel helpless being so… Read More
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Enock Mwepu: Brighton midfielder forced to retire with heart condition

By BBC Brighton midfielder Enock Mwepu has been forced to retire from football at the age of 24 because of a hereditary heart condition. The Premier League club said Mwepu would be at an “extremely high risk of suffering a potentially fatal cardiac event” if he continued playing. Mwepu had recently fallen ill on a trip with the Zambia national team to Mali. He was unable to train after arriving in West Africa last month and spent four days in hospital. Mwepu had tests on his return to England and Brighton said the results meant the “only option” was for… Read More
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Diaspora Insurance sponsors Miss Africa Great Britain 2021

It was a Friday evening in east London. It was getting dark and chilly. A snaking queue of excited people is forming outside the grand Royal Regency Hall in Manor Park. Security was at the gate, checking tickets and issuing wristbands. Inside, the hall was even grander, with huge golden chandeliers hanging from the decorated high ceilings. Beautiful African vibes filled the hall. It was the Grand Finale of the Miss Africa Great Britain 2021. 17 finalists from 17 African countries were competing that night and one of them was going to be crowned the Miss Africa GB 2021, not… Read More
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Diaspora Insurance steering the Miss Africa Great Britain event

Diaspora Insurance is proud to be sponsoring the finals of Miss Africa Great Britain 2021. The event with contestants from various African countries will take place on the 5th of November in London at the prestigious Royal Regency Hall, Contestants were drawn from UK residents of African origin, countries ranging from Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Ethiopia,  Mozambique, DRC, Eswatini, Namibia, and many more. “As Diaspora Insurance, we are only playing our party in contributing to community initiatives involving the Diaspora communities,” said Diaposra Insurance Director, Dr. Sibert Mandega, Diaspora Insurance is… Read More
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Shona Ferguson Passes Away … Africa robbed of a film icon

According to Sunday World, Connie Ferguson’s husband, Shona, has passed away. Shona passed away at the Milpark private hospital in Johannesburg on Friday afternoon. The media mogul was admitted there last week after suffering from chest pains. It was later discovered that he had heart problems and he underwent a major heart operation. A source to the family confirmed the matter. “I can confirm that he just died. Connie is busy with the funeral arrangements,” said the source. Attempts to solicit comments from Connie drew a blank as her phone, understandably, just rang unanswered. Earlier this week, Sunday World reported… Read More
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How fathers of African origin are coping in the Diaspora – Unpacking the challenges

IT IS Fathers’ Day this Sunday, 20 June. Fatherhood is not only a blessing and a full-time assignment that transcends time but an eternal calling. Are the diaspora fathers living up to the challenge or are they caught in a conundrum of socio-dynamics eroding the ‘head of the house’ power-base? Is traditional fatherhood under siege and being debased by a silent socio-phenomenon? The diaspora fatherhood challenges are immense and to unpack the evolving challenges, a panel of experts will on Saturday 19 June at 7 pm UK time tackle the issues head-on as a part of celebrating Fathers’ Day. Hosted… Read More
team4dfiHow fathers of African origin are coping in the Diaspora – Unpacking the challenges