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The Outlook for 2012-16 Highlights The president, Michael Sata, and his party, the Patriotic Front (PF), will remain in power in 2012-16. Political stability will be maintained, although it is likely to be marred by occasional social and labour unrest. • The government is expected to strike a balance between redistributing wealth and sustaining investment […]

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The Patriotic Front government has revised and increased the minimum wage for domestic, general and shop workers by over one hundred percent. Labour Minister Fackson Shamenda made the announcement in Lusaka on Wednesday at a media briefing. He announced that a domestic worker will get a minimum of K522, 400 from K250, 000 while those […]

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By Roy Clerk It was Sunday afternoon at State House, and I was having my usual cup of tea with Michael and Christine. ‘Well, Kalaki,’ said Christine, ‘how do you think Michael is doing?’           ‘I have to be honest,’ I admitted, ‘I’m very disappointed.’           ‘In what way?’ she asked.           ‘Because,’ I explained, […]

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The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in Zambia has today officially handed over assorted goods to the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) Mortuary workers. During the hand-over, UNHCR Representative Ms Joyce Mends-Cole, accompanied by a number of staff, described the work of mortuary workers as critical for everyone, whether deceased or those left to mourn. Shesp oke […]

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ZAMBIAN truck driver Derrick Chanda, who was burnt to death in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) last week, was buried yesterday in Ndola and will never know the fate of 12 suspects connected to his death. Mr Chanda was buried at Kantolomba Cemetery where DRC Consular-General Maloba Kanji announced the arrest of the 12 […]

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The Patriotic Front government risk causing food riots, Mumbwa Central Member of Parliament Brian Chituwo has warned. Dr. Chituwo who served as cabinet Minister in the MMD government told Zambian Eye in an exclusive interview that the failure to come up with an acceptable price of cotton would affect production of other crops such as […]

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President Michael Sata, a veteran Zambian politician has for the second time within nine months in government re-aligned the ministries for the third time. Mr. Sata has also re-shuffled his cabinet and separated the two ministries he had combined during his re-alignment programme just a few months ago. The reshuffle has seen Chongwe Member of […]

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The ruling party in Zambia has ordered its members appointed to cabinet to coordinator in their issuing of policy statement. Outspoken General Secretary Wynter Kabimba issued the order when he appeared on a National Radio Station programme on Tuesday dubbed Patriotic Front’s Nine Months in office. This was when he was asked to comment contradictory […]

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Opposition UPND has dared the ruling Patriotic Front party to go ahead and petition the Livingstone seat which they lost in the just ended by-elections. The PF says it is petitioning the results citing violence during campaigns and on the actual day of voting. Its losing Candidate Joseph Akafumba claims the election was not free […]

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48 years after Independence, some pupils at Limulunga High School in Mongu the provincial capital of Western province of Zambia are squatting in villages due to lack of boarding facilities at the school. Limulunga is the only High School in Luena constituency which is situated near the Baroste Royal Establishment plateau palace in Limulunga. The […]

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