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The International Monetary Fund will send a mission to Zambia in May to continue talks over as much as $1.6 billion in aid the government is seeking after they failed to reach a deal in Washington this month. “Progress was made but program discussions have not yet been concluded,” Alfredo Baldini, the fund’s representative in […]

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Macky 2 releases treason song mocking HH

Popular Musician Mulaza Kaira aka Macky 2 has released a song titled Treason in which he mocks incarcerated opposition UPND president Hakainde Hichilema. Macky 2 a PF Cadre musician mocks Hichilema popularly known as HH mocks the UPND leader who is in court facing treason charges. But Yona Musukwa a social commentator has condemned the […]

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KK turns 93

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KK turns 93

Zambia’s first president Kenneth Kaunda has celebrated his 93 rd Birthday. Dr Kaunda commonly referred to as KK together others fought for Zambia’s independence in 1964. He is one of the few surviving Independence liberators in Southern Africa. He ruled Zambia under his United National Independence Party (UNIP) from 1964 to 1991 when he was […]

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HH’s supporters now take swipe at SDA Church

Supporters of the opposition UPND president Hakainde Hichilema have now taken a swipe at the Seventh Day Church (SDA) for what they call docility,passiveness and casual approach over him as a member of the Church.   Hichilema or HH as he is commonly called was arrested over two weeks ago in a brutal manner and […]

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9 months no pay for Workers at National Housing Authority

Workers at National Housing Authority (NHA) have gone for nine months without salaries, an employee has told Zambian Eye. The Unionised Workers have since vowed to boycott Labour Day celebrations next week on Monday. Management has however mobilised to go and march and get allowances, the employee who chose to remain anonymous for fear of […]

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24 years ago the entire national soccer team of Zambia perished in a plane crash on their way for a world cup qualifier encounter against Senegal.

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Lungu’s ally Museveni wants to increase number of Advisers to 163

Uganda MPs have criticised plans by President Yoweri Museveni to add more personal advisers, saying the money could be better spent in buying resources in hospitals and improving remuneration of medical staff, The Observer reports. Mr Museveni has made a request to add 18 advisers, taking their number to 163. The paper reports that it has […]

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24 years today: Zambia entire soccer team perish in plane clash

It has been 24 years since the Gabon Air disaster. On 27th APR 1993 at 22:45hrs (early hours of 28 April in Zambia) the de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo plunged into the Atlantic. We remember the fallen Heroes: Footballers Efford Chabala (goalkeeper) John Soko (defender) Whiteson Changwe (defender) Robert Watiyakeni (defender) Eston Mulenga (midfielder) Derby […]

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US Senator writes to President Lungu, demand HH’s release

Senator Also Raises Hakainde Hichilema’s Case with Capitol Hill Press Corps WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, wrote to the president of Zambia yesterday regarding the imprisonment of that country’s opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema, on what appear to be politically motivated charges. Amid court proceedings against […]

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Catholics don’t force me to chase you out of Zambia – President Edgar Lungu

Am warning all churches in Zambia to stay away from the national issues, your work is just to pray for us and this country not involving yourselves in political issues of this country, I have been hearing Bishops of Catholic Church attacking me over the arrest of Hakainde Hichilema, am I the one who arrested […]

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