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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# zambia

This year
# preparations
Ireland announce second World Cup warm-up friendly against Zambia
The Girls in Green will also face France before jetting off to Australia.
Last year
# Hereditary
Brighton midfielder forced to retire aged 24 due to heart condition
Zambian international Enock Mwepu has been with the Premier League club since joining from Red Bull Salzburg in 2021.
All time
# Divine Intervention
How to save a currency? This country is saying prayers, closing pubs and cancelling football
“Let’s pray to God to have mercy on us. God has done that before and he can do it again.”
# Oops
Soccer team learns hard way -- lengthy goal celebrations are NOT a good idea
The unusual incident took place during the 2015 Future Champions Gauteng International Tournament.
# Out of place
Your obscure Irish jersey at the African Cup of Nations is here
There’s niche and there’s niche.
# free internet
Facebook's latest app is offering developing countries free access to Wikipedia and Google
Mobile users in Zambia will be the first ones to use’s new app, which provides them with free basic access to internet services through their phone.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Ireland give aid to countries that deny gay rights?
We’ve given generously to countries that have outlawed homosexuality. But should aid ever come with conditions attached?
Column: The 'vulture fund' eyeing Argentina - and what it means for other indebted states
A New York court will today influence the economic future of Argentina in a case that will have wide-ranging ramifications for other indebted nations, writes Nessa Ní Chasaide.
# DR Congo
11 countries to sign DR Congo peace accord: UN
Eleven African countries have been invited to sign a UN-brokered accord aiming to end more than two decades of conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
# Irish Aid
Here's how Ireland distributed €159m among nine countries last year
The amount was 12 per cent less than the nearly €180 million given to countries including Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Timor Leste and Vietnam in 2011.
# Preview
Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action
The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.
# Accommodation
Zambian and Vietnamese Paralympic teams choose Ireland for London 2012 training base
The countries have also been invited to participate in the Morton Pre-Games in Morton Stadium Santry on July 25.
# Homecoming
Heroes’ welcome: Zambian champions returns home after African Cup win
They’ll be dancing on the streets of Lusaka, Trevor.
# Team news
Previews: African Cup of Nations semi-finals
We’re down to the final four as Zambia play Ghana at 4pm and Mali meet the Ivory Coast later this evening.
African Cup of Nations 2012 preview: Group A
Africa’s biggest football tournament begins on Saturday and we start our four-part look at the teams involved today.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
In tonight’s fix: Downgrades for France – and difficulty for us? Plus: yet more rows over septic tanks, victory for workers at La Senza, and every presentation you’ve ever seen…
# brave move
Zambia's tourism Minister does bungee jump to prove it's safe
The Minister said he wanted to reassure tourists after an incident in which a woman’s bungee rope snapped.