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Lusaka flooded after winter rains

By Kelly Muwana A heavy rain Sunday afternoon flooded streets and parking lots of some parts of Lusaka, an estimated three inches of rain fell in a short time some of it at high tide. The rains has appeared to be over in some parts by late afternoon, but the Zambia meteorological department said there […]

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Zambians dying like flies, at UTH alone 980 deaths in 21 days

People are now dying like flies in Zambia with the latest record showing that 980 people have died in three weeks at Zambia’s biggest hospital, University Teaching Hospital (UTH). According to information obtained by Zambian Eye from Lusaka City Council on May 11, 2017 about burial permits issued by the local authority between April 18, […]

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I feel so sorry that PF government is treating people like dogs – Kambwili

Outspoken Patriotic Front  (PF) Roan member of parliament Chishimba Kambwili feels let down by the government’s decision to remove the Vendors from the streets after he campaigned in the Copperbelt province in 2016 that they will be allowed to continue trading from the streets. Kambwili who was fired from cabinet has accused Luanshya Mayor Nathan Chanda […]

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Kaunda lied Zambian government would not interfere in Barotse government and day to day running of Barotseland

In a lengthy speech, Kenneth Kaunda, then Prime Minister of Northern Rhodesia, barely a couple of months after signing the Barotseland Agreement 1964 and shortly before Zambia’s October 1964 independence, categorically assured then Litunga (King) of Barotseland, Sir Mwanawina III, KBE, and all Members of the Barotse Royal Family and of the Barotse Government, that […]

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Incarcerated United Party for National Development (UPND) President Hakainde Hichilema says the death of a freedom fighter in the country is painful. Mr. Hichilema says this is because the future generations may not be privy to the details of our fight for independence. He says there is need to appreciate the freedom fighters for their […]

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Patriotic Front Deputy secretary general Mumbi Phiri says Chief Mukuni of Southern Province is Hakainde Hichilema’s business partner and not a traditional leader. And Mumbi has described HH, who has been in detention for over a month, as a puppet of Western countries who is soliciting for sanctions against his own country. Mumbi was speaking […]

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Zambia is divided, says President Lungu

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu says Zambians must forget about the one Zambia, one nation motto because the country is divided.   Speaking in Chinsali during a church service in honour of freedom fighter Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe’ s wife Salome this afternoon,  President Lungu said the country was no longer one and that the one Zambia, one nation […]

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Detained HH sends delegation to Salome Kapwepwe’s funeral

Treason charged and detained opposition UPND president Hakainde Hichilema has sent a delegation to represent him at the funeral of freedom fighter Salome Kapwepwe. Salome the wife of former vice president and Freedom fighter Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe is being buried today in her home town of Chinsali after she died in her sleep early this […]

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“Go well. You gave us love,  go well”

Tributes in honour of Mama Salome were full of praises of her as a mother to many who welcomed everyone and played a special role of taking care of freedom fighters. And President Lungu said that she occupies a special place in the history of Zambia and the story of liberation struggle. He narrated his […]

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HH treason: We are better than dogs

Pliny the Elder, a Roman statemen and scholar who lived from 23 to 79 AD is credit with the Latin saying, ex Africa semper aliquid novi, translated as Africa is always producing something new. Of course, for the ancient Greeks, and Latins, the saying was commonly used to refer to Africa’s wildfire which were unique […]

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