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1,459 ViewsThe East African Legislative Assembly a making of Six East African countries are set to ban skin-lightening products that contain hydroquinone, a medical agent linked to health problems when used in high concentrations.  The Legislative Assembly which consists of Six countries include Burundi Kenya Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda passed a resolution calling for a region […]

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1,124 ViewsToday, Saturday May 25, is a big day in South African History, not just because of the importance attached to the African Freedom Day which is celebrated across the continent, but because on this day South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa will take a oath of office as President after his election in the 6th […]

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Theresa May announces resignation as UK Prime Minister

912 ViewsU.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that she will be stepping down on June 7 this year, putting an end to months of speculation over her future due to her handling of Brexit. And in a televised interview as shown by the BBC and monitored by Zambian Eye, May said it is time […]

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Malawi election handled with ‘professionalism and dedication’ – Observer group

599 ViewsAs Malawians await the results of their general elections, the Commonwealth group observing the polls has commended the country for ensuring a peaceful electoral process to date. The chairperson of the Commonwealth Observer Group, Thabo Mbeki, remarked that although the initial pace of tallying was slow, the observer group will continue to follow progress in the days ahead. He stressed the […]

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346 ViewsAmnesty International has appealed to Cyril Ramaphosa to place human rights at the centre of the South African government’s domestic and foreign policy priorities. Ramaphosa is due to be inaugurated as president of South Africa on May 25 2019, nearly three weeks after his African National Congress (ANC) party’s election victory. Ahead of the […]

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801 ViewsThe Republic of Malawi today, May 21 has gone to the Polls to elect the President, National Assembly and local government councillors. With 6.8 million registered voters of the predominantly agricultural nation, which is highly dependent on the lake, will vote in its tripartite elections to elect their President, National Assembly representatives and councillors […]

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Zambian-born Saray Khumalo climbs highest point on the planet

1,177 Views47-year-old South African, Saray Khumalo, has reached the highest point on the planet. She is the first black African woman to scale Mount Everest to its peak point. Khumalo, a business executive, was born in Zambia to Rwandan parents. She reportedly reached the summit in the early hours of Thursday, May 16. This was […]

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EFF gains exact number of seats lost by the ANC

1,104 ViewsSouth African Opposition party Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has gained the exact number of Members of Parliament which the ruling party African National Congress (ANC) lost. Even though the ANC was declared the ruling party for the next five years, the EFF gained 19 seats – the exact number of seats lost by the […]

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Malema to bury grandmother as final election results are being declared

1,603 ViewsSouth African opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Firebrand leader Julius Malema will today not be in a political mood despite the day being monumental in his political career. Malema, the founder of EFF which has fared well – almost doubling it’s previous vote, count will be leading thousands of mourners in laying to rest […]

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ANC wins South African elections as 35 opposition parties dispute

1,536 ViewsSouth African ruling Africa National Congress (ANC) has been re-elected with an absolute majority in parliament, results showed as monitored by Zambian Eye. But 35 smaller opposition political parties have passed a vote of no confidence in the entire election process and declared the polls unfair. The 35 are among the total 48 who […]

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