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Tools at an exploration site run by KoBold Metals in Chililabombwe, Zambia, on June 11. A complex AI-driven technology that data crunchers at KoBold Metals painstakingly built over years helped identify a copper bonanza deep below a site in Zambia, and the company’s process could radically transform the discovery of metal and mineral deposits critical not only to the tech industry but to the fight against climate change.
Jul 18, 2024
AI joins search for needed metals just in time
KoBold’s find comes as the United States and China are increasingly clashing over global access to minerals.
President of China Xi Jinping and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa attend the China-Africa Leaders' Roundtable Dialogue on the last day of the BRICS Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Aug. 24, 2023.
May 28, 2024
Post-COVID, China is back in Africa and doubling down on minerals
While new Chinese investment in Africa increased 114% last year, it was centered on minerals essential to the global energy transition and China's plans to revive its economy.
Of the five nations in Southern Africa where elephants live, a survey has found that Botswana has the largest elephant population with 131,909.
Sep 1, 2023
More elephants in Southern Africa than previously thought: survey
The aerial survey done using seven fixed-wing aircraft covered Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jul 22, 2023
Nadeshiko Japan cruises past Zambia to begin Women's World Cup
Hinata Miyazawa hit a brace and Mina Tanaka notched a goal and an assist as the 2011 champion punished the Copper Queens in their tournament debut.
Japan Times
Jul 4, 2022
China casts giant shadow over emerging nations' chase for debt relief
Beijing has kept a low profile, not only on lending conditions but also on how it renegotiates with borrowers in distress.
Japan Times
Nov 18, 2020
In Africa’s debt fog, China loses too
As the African continent's biggest lender, the bigger prize for China has always been political.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Jan 2, 2019
Veteran F. Marinos midfielder Nakamachi to join Zambian club
Yokohama F. Marinos midfielder Kosuke Nakamachi announced on Wednesday his intent to continue his career in Zambia after turning down a two-year contract extension with the J. League first division side.
Japan Times
Aug 14, 2016
After 30 years in Japan, teacher from Zambia is still learning
Globe-trotting son of Zambian envoy thought he'd seen it all until he arrived on these shores.
Jul 7, 2015
Inquiry looks into whether aerial attack caused U.N. chief's 1961 fatal plane crash in Africa
A United Nations inquiry into a 1961 plane crash that killed then-U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold found that new information pointing to an aerial attack or threat bringing down the aircraft warrants further investigation.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Jun 7, 2014
Japan wins final warm-up match
AC Milan midfielder Keisuke Honda scored twice and Yoshito Okubo grabbed a dramatic late winner on Friday as Japan came from 2-0 down to beat Zambia 4-3 in its final warm-up match for the upcoming World Cup finals.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Jun 6, 2014
Zaccheroni addresses fitness concerns before final World Cup tune-up


Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals