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Parliament resumes sitting

Parliament is scheduled to resume sittings this week on Tuesday for a session that will last five weeks.   Government chief whip Richard Musukwa said that during the session, government is expected to push forward over 10 bills in the House among them the Constituency Development Fund -CDF- bill.   And Mr. Musukwa said President […]

A man in Chililabombwe on the Copperbelt has hacked his 48-year-old wife to death with an axe. Police said the man axed his wife several times on the neck, almost beheading her. Copperbelt Province commissioner of police Charity Katanga named the victim as Peggy Zugi of Chimfunshi and the suspect as Elias Mwansa, 47. Mrs […]

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State run telecoms firm ZAMTEL has fired its Chief Executive Officer Dr Mupanga Mwanakatwe. Sources at ZAMTEL disclosed that Dr Mwanakatwe was fired on Saturday after falling out with the government. However, a statement released by ZAMTEL on Monday indicated that Dr Mwanakatwe has separated from employment by mutual agreement.The company’s Chief Technical Officer Sydney […]

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Halt all Kuomboka preparations until our house is in order – Barotse Royal Establishment advised

Hosting the Kuomboka ceremony amidst the current confusion and tension will do more harm than good for the Kingdom of Barotseland, governance and cultural expert Muyendekwa Sishekano has advised. “While the ceremony has been the pinnacle of the Barotse Kingdom in terms of marketing its rich and diverse cultural heritage, it would be counterproductive if […]

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The ruling Patriotic Front (PF) has come to the rescue of Litunga Lobosi, the King of the Lozi who is facing impeachment from his subjects. PF Secretary General Davis Mwila says the party has learn that two of its members are in the group pushing for the Litunga’s impeachment. Mwila has since directed the provincial […]

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Nevers still hopeful, says Lungu’s election will be reversed

MMD faction leader Nevers Mumba is still hopeful that Edgar Lungu’s election will be reversed after the petition is heard.   But the Constitution Court which presides on the presidential election petition could not hear the petition saying time had lapsed provided in the constitution.   After this declaration, Edgar Lungu was inaugurated as republican […]

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Scores feared dead after Nandos building collapsed

In Bulawayo, scores of people have been reportedly injured while others are feared dead after a Nandos building in the city collapsed and fell on unsuspecting customers on Sunday .   We were not able to gather details of the incident but preliminary reports indicate that the building fell due to heavy rains which began […]

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United Progressive People (UPP) leader Dr. Saviour Chishimba has described the Electronic Voucher system as disastrous. Speaking when he appeared on the Hot potato Programme Saturday afternoon, Chishimba alleged that corruption is at the centre in the way the programme is being conducted and warns that the process should never be allowed to be conducted […]

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A Zimbabwean woman has come out and claimed EFF leader Julius Malema impregnated her went she was his maid during his ANC days, reports the LiveMonitor.   The woman, Grace Nyoka, made the shocking revelation in Pretoria where she had gone to try and reunite her son with her biological father.   “I was a […]

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Morocco King begins 3-day visit to Zambia

The King of Morocco, His Majesty King Mohammed VI, will visit Zambia from 19th to 21st February, 2017, as part of his official tour of the country. This is according to a press statement below released today by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.   Honourable Harry Kalaba, MP, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Zambia, would like to […]

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