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Liberia’s Charles Taylor faces final war crimes verdict

157 ViewsA UN-backed appeals court on Thursday upheld Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor’s 50-year sentence for arming rebels during Sierra Leone’s brutal 1990s civil war. “The appeals chamber… affirms the sentence of 50 years in prison and orders that the sentence be imposed immediately,” judge George King told the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL). Taylor, […]

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Objection To Munshya Wa Munshya’s Personal attack

252 ViewsBy Brigadier General Godfrey Miyanda – 26th September 2013 I object very strongly to one Munshya was Munshya’s statement in the Friday Edition of the Daily Nation dated 20th September 2013. I quote the relevant parts on page 6: First “When Chiluba and his cohorts – Michael Sata and Miyanda to be exact – […]

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Stronger tribalists in PF wants me out – Kabimba

372 ViewsI have been naive all along in my belief and judgement that all those of us that have been referring to UPND as being a tribal political party were themselves non-believers in tribalism, PF General Secretary Wynter Kabimba told The Post Newspaper. Commenting on growing protests by PF cadres demanding for his removal as […]

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Court orders Ex-president RB to pay Investrust K2 Million

196 ViewsTHE Kitwe High Court has ordered former president Rupiah Banda to settle an overdraft and interest on a mortgage of more than K2 million owed to Investrust Bank Plc. This is in a case in which Investrust Bank had sued Allen West Zambia Limited, Henry Banda, Chiparamba Enterprises and Mr Banda as respondents, for […]

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Politics, Fr. Bwalya’s close ally dumps him

225 ViewsEmmanuel Chilekwa who was until September 23, 2013 Personal Assistant to opposition Alliance for Better Zambia (ABZ) leader Frank Bwalya has resigned. Chilekwa resigned in an unceremonious manner and the Zambian Eye is still investigating what could have led to his abrupt resignation via a letter posted on Fr. Bwalya’s Facebook wall. He is […]

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This is the highest order of indiscipline by PF cadres ever seen in Zambia – Kabimba

438 ViewsWynter Kabimba has charged that what the Patriotic Front cadres are doing by protesting demanding for his removal as Secretary General is the highest order of indiscipline. ever witnessed in the history of Zambia. Reacting to protests by PF cadres this morning, September 24, 2013 in the main streets of Lusaka central business district, Kabimba […]

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Sata to address UN General Assembly today

287 ViewsPresident Michael Sata is today, September 24, 2013 expected to address the 68th Session United Nations General Assembly in New York, United States. The Zambian President arrived in New York on Monday, September 23 2013 aboard a commercial plane. President Sata is accompanied by First Lady Dr. Christine Kaseba and Special Assistant for Press and Public relations George […]

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Kenya forces mount assault to end mall siege

187 ViewsHeavy and sustained gunfire has been heard from the Nairobi mall where Somali group al-Shabab are holed up, holding an unknown number of civilians hostage. Two al-Shabab fighters have been killed in the ongoing military raid to end the standoff and nearly all hostages have been freed, Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for the Interior Ole […]

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439 ViewsResidents in Monze Central and Bwengwa constituencies of Monze district in Southern province have called for by-elections in the two constituencies to replace their current Members of Parliament. Contributing to a Talk Show programme on Sky FM, September 23, 2013, residents of the two constituencies complained that they have been abandoned by their MPs […]

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Sata to join over 100 World leaders

166 ViewsPresident Michael Sata is expected to join over 100 World leaders in New York for the 68th Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly. The UN General Assembly opens September 23, 2013 and security is reported tight around the venue as World leaders begun arriving over the weekend. This is the biggest gathering of […]

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