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By Sidique Abdullah Gondwe Geloo What happened to the Michael Sata that built bridges, sanitised hospitals and maintained roads when he was governor and Minister of Health? Turn your pages to 2013, People in hospitals are now sleeping on the floors, and the health system in Zambia may break and become lower than it was […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo scored the decisive goal against his former club as Real Madrid knocked 10-man Manchester United out of the Champions League tonight with a 2-1 win at Old Trafford.The Premier League leaders moved into an aggregate advantage when Sergio Ramos diverted a low cross from Nani into his own net just after the break. […]

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Sports Minister Chishimba Kambwili has ordered the National Team to ensure they qualify to their debut World Cup to hosted by Brazil in 2014. Kambwili said the Patriotic Front government and Zambians will not accept anything other than a qualification to Brazil 2014 World Cup. He charged that the team had no option but to […]

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A delegation from the Commonwealth has begun investigations into human right abuse by the Patriotic Front government following a petition by Zambia’s main opposition parties and some civil society organizations. The delegations had their first meeting today March 5, 2013 with the country’s Human Rights Commission in the capital. The Human Rights Commission informed the […]

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Uhuru Kenyatta, who faces trial at the ICC next month, has established a large lead over rival Raila Odinga in early results from Kenya’s presidential poll. With results in from over 40% of polling stations, Mr Kenyatta has 53% of the vote, against 42% for Mr Odinga. The head of the electoral commission emphasised these […]

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The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) has said Zambia has a great challenge with the fight against corruption which has since become too high. Country Governing Council Chairperson Reuben Lifuka said when he presented the APRM report on Zambia in Lusaka today March 5 2013 that the country had also continued to record a high […]

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Former Nitrogen Chemicals of Zambia (NCZ) employees this morning staged a riot at the Company’s premises in Lusaka Province’s Kafue District to demand the pay of their terminal benefits. The retirees who arrived at the company in the morning just as people were trying to settle down brought operations at the company to a standstill […]

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Movement for Multiparty Democracy President (MMD) Nevers Mumba has been discharged of the charges that he was facing in the Kitwe Magistrate Courts in which he was accused of issuing statements likely to breach peace in the country. Kitwe Magistrates Court presiding magistrate Gabriel Chipalo told the court March 5, 2013 that the State had […]

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Zambia’s former President Rupiah Banda has denied being persuaded to concede defeat by former American Ambassador to Zambia Mark storella and First Republican President Kenneth Kaunda. Speaking in an interview from Kenya where he is monitoring the Presidential Elections in that country, Banda said no one visited him at State House to talk to him […]

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By Nyalubinge Ngwende Sixteen months from September 2011 general elections, Zambia has held six by-elections induced by government, with the first vacancy coming barely days from the election after an opposition MMD MP resigned to get a job in the Foreign Service. Another shocking one was a case of an Independent MP from Msanzala constituency; […]

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