Thursday 19th October 2017

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Mpezeni vows never to step foot in State House
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Paramount Chief Mpezeni of the Ngoni people in Chipata district has vowed not to visit State House again. The traditional leader told journalists at his palace on Wednesday that he has attempted to...
Lungu lives in a plane – HH
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Hakainde Hichilema says President Edgar Lungu lives in a plane. And Hichilema says Zambians will be more destitute as the price of fuel, like presidential trips, has increased. Featuring on Ndola...
#42FOR42 FIRETRUCK PROTESTS TO HIT THE COPPERBELT THIS WEEKEND
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A planned march to freedom statue in Kitwe on Saturday 21st October will see activists call for action to fight corruption that is enriching politicians while leaving citizens poor.   The p...
MONEY AT PLAY…PF doesn’t want Mutati because he’s refused to give them public funds – Kabimba
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WYNTER Kabimba says the Patriotic Front is mobilising against finance minister Felix Mutati because the MMD faction leader has refused to channel public funds to the ruling party. And Kabimba says it ...
President Lungu expected in New York today for UN Summit
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President Edgar Lungu is expected to arrive in New York, the United States of America today for the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) which officially opened on Tuesday, 12th ...
A blood clot caused the death of Daily Mail Staffer
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A POSTMORTEM conducted on Zambia Daily Mail sub-editor Sithembile Siwawa-Zulu, who died at the weekend after giving birth, has revealed that she died after a blood clot blocked an artery that supplied...
Zim’s Tsvangirai airlifted to SA, battling for life
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Zimbabwe's main opposition leader and former prime minister, Morgan Tsvangirai, has been hospitalised in South Africa after his health deteriorated, a senior party official told AFP on Saturday. "...
Zimbabwe opposition warns over 2018 polls voter registration
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Zimbabwe's longserving President Robert Mugabe unveiled a new biometric voter registration programme on Thursday ahead of next year's elections, drawing criticism from opponents who claim the system...
Election results – UPND retains Itezhi Tezhi, PF win in Lunte but with opposition gains
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The United Party for National Development (UPND) has returned the Itezhi -Tezhi Council Chairperson’s seat in a by-election in the Central Province based district following the death of Gift Luyako ...
Mugabe announces appointment of controversial wife Grace to a key post
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabehas announced the appointment of his controversial wife Grace to a key post within his ruling Zanu-PF party in a move seen by critics as a way of positioning her to ...
UPP demands explanation on Lungu’s K25m net worth rise
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UNITED Progressive People’s party leader Saviour Chishimba has sought an explanation on how President Edgar Lungu’s net worth has exponentially increased from K2 million in 2015 to over K27 millio...
We’re not dropping any court case – HH
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UPND president Hakainde Hichilema says he and his party are not withdrawing any matter before the courts. And Hichilema has told thousands of euphoric Itezhi tezhi residents not to be fall prey to PF-...
TIZ Say Corruption Is Rife In Construction Tenders
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Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) Executive Director Wesley Chibamba has charged that there is a lot of corruption in the awarding of tenders in the construction sector in the country. Chibam...
Congestion in Lusaka unbearable says Mwanakatwe after using public transport
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Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe has described the level of road traffic congestion in Lusaka as unbearable. Mrs Mwanakatwe who is also Lusaka Central Member of Parliament ...
POLICE KILL TWO IN UGANDA AS OPPOSITION MOBILIZES AGAINST EXTENSION OF PRESIDENT’S 30 YEAR RULE
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Reports from opposition sources in Kampala claim that two people lost their lives at the hands of armed police as opposition supporters gathered in Rukungiri district to mobilize against attempts unde...
KENYAN PRESIDENT SNUBS CRISIS MEETING AFTER ELECTION OFFICIAL FLEES TO US
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President Kenyatta has opted to continue his campaigning ahead of an election re-run scheduled for October 26th, snubbing a crisis meeting called by the chairman of the election board today according ...
Stop stealing or I will reveal more – Kambwili
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CHISHIMBA Kambwili has warned the PF government to stop stealing or he will continue disclosing the deals going on in President Edgar Lungu’s regime. And Kambwili has warned that a political ‘T...
Mumba Yachi Granted Bail
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Talented Zambia artist Mumba Yachi has been granted bail. Mumba Yachi was arrested over a fortnight ago for allegedly falsifying his National Registration Card and Passport claiming he was Zambian ...
Lungu and his friends will go to jail over Lusaka-Ndola road project – Mulongoti
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MIKE Mulongoti says President Edgar Lungu and some PF members will go to prison when they leave government for superintending a government that tolerated corruption in all key sectors of the economy. ...
Govts can’t legitimately represent citizens in the absence of free expression – ICF
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THE International Civic Forum says governments cannot legitimately represent their citizens if people are not free to express themselves. In a communique issued on Tuesday at a two-day Forum in Washi...