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Chief Registrar of Societies Clement Andeleki has de-registered the Mount Zion Spiritual Church in Zambia, a church whose Bishop was arrested in connection with the brutal killing of a NIPA student Ruth Mbandu, and the House of Joy international Church. Mr. Andeleki has also de-registered the Zambia National Marketeers Association (ZANAMA) and the Zambia Traders […]

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Opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has differed with his Senega Member of Parliament on the salary and allowance increment for the President, Ministers, Members of Parliament and other constitution office holders. HH today (Wednesday) during a media briefing in Lusaka opposed the 100 percent increment saying it was unjustified. He noted that the public service […]

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NEW YORK, 1 August 2012 – On the 20th anniversary of World Breastfeeding Week, UNICEF says strong national policies supporting breastfeeding could prevent the deaths of around 1 million children under five in the developing world each year. Despite compelling evidence that exclusive breastfeeding prevents diseases like diarrhoea and pneumonia that kill millions of children […]

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By Wright Musoma President Sata cannot be blamed for having more Bemba speaking people in his government because those are mostly the ones who stood with him when he was fighting MMD government for almost, if not over a decade. Let’s face it, he got over whelming support and votes from places like Luapula, Northern […]

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Expelled MMD Mufumbwe Member of Parliament Steven Masumba has u-turned his earlier decision to go for a by-election on the ruling PF ticket. After his expulsion, Mr. Masumba stated that he was ready to battle with the MMD. He had said he was seeking to re-contest the seat on PF ticket so he can become […]

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Labour Minister Fackson Shamenda has launched a complaint to the police about what he said people inciting a revote on the minimum wage. Mr. Shamenda says those that will be interrogated by the police should not take this as political as he is just following the law. He said he had consulted the Attorney General […]

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Over 80 former Zamtel workers on Monday protested on the Copperbelt province and attempted to walk to State House in Lusaka to seek audience with President Michael Sata. The workers want President Sata to help them get back their jobs in Zamtel as promised during campaigns. Mr. Sata and his PF party in the run-up […]

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Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has called on people to avoid physical contact, after the deadly Ebola virus spread to the capital, Kampala. Fourteen people have died, including one in Kampala, since the outbreak began in western Uganda three weeks ago, he said in a special broadcast. Ebola is one of the most virulent diseases in […]

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The people have taken advantage of government’s lenience to the extent of hanging napkins on Cairo Road, Lusaka province Minister Gerry Chanda has said. Featuring on Sunday Interview programme on ZNBC Television, Col. Chanda observed that street vending is a world over challenge but said what is happening in Lusaka city is unacceptable. “People are […]

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Lusaka province Minister Col Gerry Chanda has claimed that the opposition is inciting street vendors to rise against the elected PF government. Col Chanda revealed that he had information that some politicians from the opposition were inciting the street vendors to defy government direction to leave the streets in order to create problems that would […]

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