Tuesday 30th May 2017

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Government shuts down Mulungushi University following riots by students
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MULUNGUSHI University has been closed with immediate effect following riotous behaviour by students leading to damage of property and infrastructure, after management announced an increase in school t...
Jere Costs Zambia Under-20 Japan, Uruguay Friendly; Submits Final Team To FIFA Without Coach’s Approval
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Dropped Zambia Under-20 team manager Daniel Jere has cancelled two warm matches matches the junior Chipolopolo were scheduled to play against Japan and Uruguay, information leading to his sudden sacki...
KBF wants a proliferation of law associations
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Kelvin Bwalya Fube insists there’s need for more law associations in Zambia. Speaking on Muvi television today after his attempt to impeach Law Association of Zambia president Linda Kasonde and her...
President Lungu expected in South Africa for the World Economic Forum
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South African President Jacob Zuma has invited President Edgar Lungu To attend the World Economic Forum on Africa that will be held in Durban , South Africa from Wednesday 3rd to 6th May. Zambia’...
Nigeria says president still in charge amid health concerns
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Abuja - Nigeria's government is again trying to reassure citizens over the health of President Muhammadu Buhari even while acknowledging that he spends most of his time working from home. A stateme...
Power to recognise Chiefs now lies in the House of Chiefs – Dr. Chongwe
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A veteran legal practitioner has disclosed that the power to recognise traditional leaders on behalf of the State lies in the House of Chiefs after the new Constitution was put in place. Dr. Rodger...
Churches welcomes meeting with Lungu to discuss Catholic Bishops’s letter
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CHURCH mother bodies have welcomed President Lungu’s planned meeting with them. President Lungu on Thursday said he will in due course meet Church mother bodies to discuss matters raised in a sta...
IRON LADY LINDA KASONDE REMAINS LAZ PRESIDENT
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Kelvin Bwalya Fube has withdrawn the motion to impeach Linda Kasonde and the current LAZ executive. This was after a majority of LAZ members debated against the impeachment motion, saying they woul...
I can now live my life freely – Kasoma
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LUSAKA magistrate Felix Kaoma has acquitted Komboni Radio proprietor Lesa Kasoma for allegedly assaulting a police officer, saying she was justified to defend herself because the force used on her was...
Zambia Police dismiss allegations of theft at HH’s house during the raid
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POLICE have dismissed allegations that their officers stole an undisclosed amount of money at United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema’s residence. The police hav...
High Court dismisses KBF’s application to stop Linda Kasonde from Chairing LAZ meeting today
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THE Lusaka High Court has dismissed an application by three lawyers who had requested that the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) executive should not chair today’s extraordinary meeting because they a...
Zambia First Lady Esther Lungu arrives in New York for women conference
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The First Lady of the Republic of Zambia Mrs Esther Lungu arrived in New York on Saturday, and expressed optimism that her high-profile engagements at the Sixty-First session of the Commission on the ...
Kapiri Woman Uses High Heel Shoe To Nail Hubby To Death
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A woman in Kapiri Mposhi has murdered the husband after planting a high heeled shoe in his head. Police have confirmed the arrest of 32-year-old Ines Malata for the murder of her husband Oliva Kala...
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Friday, February 24th 2012: Chishimba Kambwili, Minister of Youth and Sport, announces the national tour of the Africa Cup of Nations trophy around Zambia at the Government complex off Independence Avenue, central Lusaka, Zambia.
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“A TENDER I supposedly cancelled against Roan Patriotic Front (PF) member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili is the cause of bad blood and altercation in Parliament on Friday,” Presidential Affairs ...
IMF deal flopped but talks to continue
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The International Monetary Fund says talks over an economic recovery programme for Zambia achieved some progress in Washington last week but that talks will continue. An IMF Spokesperson said in a ...
The UN sends expert to investigate why many Zambians are malnourished
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The situation of the right to food in Zambia will be investigated by United Nations Special Rapporteur Hilal Elver during an official visit from 3 to 12 May 2017. “I will pay special attention to...
Tanzania fires 10 000 civil servants over ‘fake qualifications’
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Dar es Salaam - Tanzanian President John Magufuli sacked close to 10 000 civil servants on Friday after a government report found they had faked their qualifications. Some of the government workers...
Mwenya Musenge castigated for questioning wealth acquired by some PF members within a short time
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Patriotic Front (PF) Copperbelt Chairperson Stephen Kainga has expressed sadness by the sentiments attributed to the Former Copperbelt Minister Mwenya Musenge in the Mast Newspaper recently. The fo...
Attacks on HH has tarnished Zambia’s image abroad – British Envoy
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(By Mbita Bwali and Lulumbi Nakazwe) BRITISH High Commissioner to Zambia Fergus Cochrane-Dyet says the brutal attack of Hakainde Hichilema and his family at their private compound by Zambia Police ...
Zambia U20 Squad Win Tournament
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The junior Chipolopolo boys have done it! They have maintained the high standard of play from start to finish of the U20 AFCON 2017 tournament, ending with a well deserved victory today at Heores S...