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UPND Traitor Brian Hapunda Fired Over Fraudulent Activities

494 ViewsPatriotic Front (PF) Southern Province Political Secretary Brian Hapunda has been discarded. Hapunda, a former UPND official and electoral agent for UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema betrayed his party to go and eat honey in PF just after the elections. He went on a mission to try and destabilise the UPND on behalf of the […]

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272 ViewsLabour Minister Fackson Shamenda has charged that people are defecting to the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) because they are broke and want to get support. Reacting to the recent defection of former MMD Members of Parliament to the UPND, Shamenda who is also Acting Information Minister said the former MPs are […]

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310 ViewsThe Patriotic Front (PF) on the Copperbelt has challenged the Electoral Commission of Zambia to explain why it has not invoked section 22 of the Electoral Act which bars candidates found guilty of corruption from re-contesting their seats? PF Copperbelt Provincial Secretary Chanda Kabwe says it is a serious act of hypocrisy for the […]

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421 ViewsThe Movement for Multi Party Democracy (MMD) founder members say they will hold a convention aimed at helping to find the problem that has rocked former ruling party. MMD founder member, Joe Mwale said the convention will soon be called in Lusaka. Mwale who also served as Zambia’s Ambassador to Japan said the convention […]

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Accept Poll Results, Zimbabweans Told

210 ViewsSouthern African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Dispute (SACCORD) has urged Zimbabweans to accept the results of Wednesday July 3, 2013 elections. SACCORD Excecutive Director, Boniface Chembe urged parties to take leaf from Zambia and accept the election result like the former ruling party, MMD did to concede defeat in the September 2011 election […]

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Zimbabwe election: Robert Mugabe faces Morgan Tsvangirai

216 ViewsZimbabweans are voting in fiercely contested presidential and parliamentary elections which have already been hit by fraud allegations. President Robert Mugabe, 89, has said he will step down after 33 years in power if he and his Zanu-PF party lose. Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) have accused Zanu-PF of doctoring […]

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333 ViewsThe opposition Movement for Multi Party Democracy (MMD) says it will share the seats with its fellow opposition, the United Party for National Development (UPND) in the fourth coming parliamenatry by-elections. MMD President, Nevers Mumba said this will be so to avoid spliting of votes among the opposition. The MMD President said on Wednesday […]

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Chipolopolo regroups ahead of 2nd leg tie with Botswana

233 ViewsThe Zambia National Soccer team has re-grouped in Ndola ahead of their CHAN qualifier second leg against Botswana this weekend. The team, which arrived back in the country on Sunday, has since held its first training session in Ndola on Tuesday July 30, 2013. Chipolopolo will be camped in Ndola ahead of its second […]

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AfDB approves $45 million grant for creation of a Pan African University

141 ViewsThe African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved an African Development Fund (ADF) grant of $45 million to support the creation of a Pan African University (PAU). The new, university to consist of five Pan African Institutes focusing mainly on science, technology and innovation, would be a major step in strengthening higher education and building […]

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151 ViewsThe Lusaka City Council (LCC) has announced a plan to close Bus Stations and Markets in the City at least once a month for cleaning. Lusaka Mayor Daniel Chisenga said these public places will remain closed for thorough cleaning. He said this is aimed at keeping these places clean under the programme of keeping […]

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