Zambia’s forthcoming presidential by-election is not cut and dried. Defence Minister Edgar Lungu is calling for a general conference.
Zimbabwe has shocked Zambia 1-0 at the weekend to qualify for the 2014 African Nations Championship tournament in South Africa.
Bafana Bafana's midfielders Hlompho Kekana and Lerato Chabangu are confident of their Cosafa Cup semifinal against Chipololo on Wednesday.
Hosts Zambia will embark on a Cosafa Cup journey they hope will last seven days and finish with a record-equaling fourth title.
Zambia goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene, a noted penalty saving and taking specialist, scored from the spot to salvage a 1-1 draw against Nigeria.
Chelsea winger Victor Moses, who has missed Nigeria's opening game, is expected to enter the Africa Cup of Nations fray against Zambia.
The strength of the Zambian team is mutual respect, which is shared by their coach, who is happy to let their feet do (most of) the talking.
Gordon Igesund believes his team will be ready to take on African champions Zambia, despite having the squad together for only one training session.
Chipolopolo have returned home to an ecstatic welcome from thousands of fans who gathered to greet the Africa Cup of Nations's winning team.
Chipolopolo's win over Côte d'Ivoire in the Africa Cup of Nations final has been an emotional tribute to Zambia's ill-fated 1993 national team.
Côte d'Ivoire are out to finally do justice to their reputation when they take on Zambia in a compelling Africa Cup of Nations final.
Zambia have returned to the scene of their worst sporting tragedy, which is also the site of their Africa Cup of Nations final against Côte d'Ivoire.
Emmanuel Mayuka has taken Chipolopolo to the final of the Africa Cup of Nations after scoring 12 minutes from time, beating Cup favourites Ghana.
Zambia captain Christopher Katongo thinks the team's impressive march to the semifinals of Afcon is "payback time" for a six-year development plan.
Zambia and Côte d'Ivoire knocked out two gutsy underdogs, reaching the African Cup of Nations semifinals with 3-0 wins.
Nineteen years ago a Zambian plane crashed into the ocean, killing all but one of their national soccer players. On Sunday Zambia paid homage.