Eight Die in Zambia Food Stampede
The event was organized by a church group in Lusaka to cushion the effects of a drought that has caused a sharp rise in food prices in a nation where poverty is already rampant.
Deutsche Welle, 6 March 2017
Some 35,000 people turned up to the event organized by a church group in Lusaka. Droughts across southern Africa have caused a sharp uptick in food prices in a nation where poverty… Read more »
Al Jazeera, 6 March 2017
At least eight people were killed in a stampede as thousands of Zambians, who have been affected by a humanitarian crisis caused by a prolonged and severe drought in southern… Read more »
Zambia Reports, 7 March 2017
Opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has blamed President Edgar Lungu and the ruling party over the stampede that has led to eight deaths at the Olympic Youth Development… Read more »