Thursday 19th October 2017

Latest Politics

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...
Amos Chanda Attacks Amnesty International
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State House has said that Amnesty International may lose credibility if it continues making allegations against Government in the similar manner opposition political party leaders are doing. Specia...
Cholera Continues To Take Lives In Lusaka
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The number of Cholera cases has increased to 111 from the 48 reported last week. Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Dr Kennedy Malama had told the media in a statement that as of 06:00 hrs toda...
Kamanga Calls For Better Mental Health Policies
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Copperbelt Permanent Secretary Elias Kamanga has called for the enactment of mental policies at that will offer a balanced life for employees at workplaces. Mr Kamanga challenged employers to step ...
Council Workers Warned On Prayer Day
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  Kitwe town clerk Bornwell Lunaga has confirmed that a roll call of all Kitwe City Council employees will be conducted at Nkana Stadium, where President Lungu is expected to officiate over th...
Mother kills step daughter and buries body inside home
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A sales lady at Chisamba’s Fringilla butchery identified as Charity Banda has been arrested by police for murdering her 8 year old stepdaughter and buried her body about 4 meters from the entrance o...
HH Meets With Amnesty International Chief
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Opposition UPND President Hakainde Hichilema yesterday morning held private talks with visiting Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty, Regional Director Deprose Muchena and Research Con...
Zambia Gains On FIFA Ranking
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Zambia has moved one place up on the latest FIFA Coca Cola World rankings. According to the rankings released on Monday in Zurich, Zambia stands in 78th position in the world while occupying 17th p...
UNZA ‘Monks’ to Vacate Ruins
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The University of Zambia has announced drastic changes to the accommodation structure at the institution with the exclusive male residence known as the ruins now expected to house females. UNZA pub...
Zambia’s Trust Deficit Laid Bare At World Bank Meetings
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  At the recently concluded annual World Bank and IMF meetings in Washington, Minister of Finance Felix Mutati once again led discussions between the Zambian government and IMF officials regar...
Mutati Discusses Debt Crisis With IMF in Washington
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The Zambian Government, led by the Minister of Finance Felix Mutati, and the IMF had a number of meetings on the sidelines of the IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings in Washington DC, USA, at which discuss...
UNZA To Increase Fees Immediately
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The University of Zambia (UNZA) has made an upward adjustment for accommodation and examinations fees among others. Public Relations Manager Damaseke Chibale says the decision to adjust the fees wa...
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 ...
Aliko Dangote Sets An Example For Africa ‘We’ll No Longer Import, We’ll Produce The Entire Value Chain.’
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Nigerian tycoon Aliko Dangote says his country will not import anything any longer. Speaking during Finacial Times’ 4th annual Africa Summit at Claridges in London last week, Dangote, whose busin...
Police Monitor HH As Nation Goes To Prayer
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Armed police officers have this morning sealed off access and exit to UPND President Hakainde Hichilema’s residence according to reports circulated by the Zambian Observer.   The move com...
UPND Confirm They Will Boycott Day of Prayers
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The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) says it will not participate in the National Day of Prayer on Wednesday in Kitwe. President Edgar Lungu has gazetted October 18 every yea...
Amnesty International Implores Lungu To Uphold Human Rights
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Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty has urged President Edgar Lungu to uphold human rights of all, including the rights to freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly, th...