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Eastern province has been hit by fuel shortage and service stations are running without the commodity. In the provincial capital, Chipata only one service station Mt Meru had the commodity Saturday afternoon. Long queues of motorists and containers had formed up. Some motorists are reported crossing over into neighbouring Malawi to go and buy fuel. […]

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Traders at Lusaka’s Soweto Market on Saturday morning looted goods and roughed up some Congolese traders selling in the market. The traders were reacting to the burning to death of a Zambian truck driver by Congolese at the Kasumbalesa boader post on the Congolese side on Thursday. The traders destroyed goods worthy millions of Kwacha […]

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Calm has retained to Evelyn Hone College after four days of protesting. This follows assurance by Lusaka Central Member of Parliament who is also Vice president Guy Scott that he would meet the students’ demands. The students are demanding for completion of hostels under construction, improving sanitation and at least one bus to address the […]

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PRESIDENT Michael Sata has warned his predecessor Rupiah Banda “not to push his luck too far” by choosing to antagonise the Patriotic Front (PF) administration. In a strong reaction to Mr Banda’s statement issued earlier yesterday, Mr Sata said he was deeply embarrassed by Mr Banda’s exaggeration of his (Mr Sata’s) light-hearted conversation with former […]

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The United Party for National Development (UPND) has scooped the Livingstone Central parliamentary seat,while MMD has won the Muchinga seat. UPND candidate Howard Sikwela was declared winner in the early hours of this morning after 11, 976 votes against 8, 318 votes of his closest rival Josephs Akafumba of the PF. And late former vice […]

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Voting is underway in Livingstone, Muchinga and Chama North constituencies where parliamentary by-elections and in some wards are taking place today. Polling opened at 6am. And information reaching Zambian Eye is that the voter turnout is not good. In Livingstone, though some queues had formed up as early as 5am the polling has been marred […]

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Education Minister Dr. John Phiri has told protesting students at Evelyn Hone College that the 90 days slogan has been left to the street vendors. Dr Phiri was responding to students shouting 90 days, implying their demands have not been addressed within the 90 days period the PF promised during the campaigns. The PF in […]

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The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR)’s Executive Committee (ExCom) Chairman, Ambassador Jan Knutsson of Sweden will in Zambia for a four day official visit. Zambia starting from May 30, 2012. According to a press notice by UNHCR office, Ambassador Knutsson arrives in Zambia on Wednesday morning and is expected to hold separate consultative meetings with the […]

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African mobile operator MTN said on Tuesday it is working with U.S. authorities to manage compliance with sanctions against Iran, one of its biggest markets. The telecoms giant is facing a $4.2 billion suit in U.S. courts over allegations by rival Turkcell that it used underhand tactics in acquiring the Iranian licence. Turkcell says MTN […]

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Fuel shortage has hit Mongu town in Western province for the second time in a period of less than 14 days. A check at Puma the only service filling station that had the commodity on Tuesday morning found a long queue of vehicles waiting for petrol supplies that seem to have run out. A fuel […]

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