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By Edwin Sakala As we commemorate the forth coming independence day, we urge you to take time reflecting on the Performance of the Patriotic Front (PF) government and see how much of the many promises that was given made in the run-up to the 2011 tripartite elections have been fulfilled. Our observation is that, none […]

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President Michael Sata is said to be in a dilemma and doesn’t know what to do following the power struggle by his ministers positioning themselves to succeed him. Succession wrangles have emerged in the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) government and some ministers are positioning themselves for the top post on the land. So far four […]

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President Michael Sata this morning attended mass at the Catholic Cathedral of Sapporo on the island of Hokkaido in Japan. Hokkaido is a northern Japanese island located over 1000 kilometres from Tokyo. President Sata was accompanied by Foreign Affairs Minister Given Lubinda, Agriculture Minister Emmanuel Chenda and Tourism Minister Silvia Masebo. Others included Zambia Ambassador […]

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A crucial Africa Cup of Nations football match between Senegal and Ivory Coast has been abandoned after fans rioted at a stadium in Dakar. Home fans started fires in the stands and threw objects on the pitch as Senegal were losing 2-0, a result which would have eliminated the team. Ivorian fans jumped down on […]

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The noisy Nelson Mandela stadium went on minutes of silence as Kennedy Mweene saved the most crucial penalty to secure the Chipolopolo Boys space at AFCON 2013. Hard luck, Uganda will have to wait for another try in 2015 while Zambia will now go to South Africa next year to defend the Africa Cup of […]

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African champion coach Herve Renard says the most important thing in Zambia’s clash against Uganda on Saturday was qualification to the finals of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. “Winning is not important in the game tomorrow. The most important thing is to be in the draw of the Africa Cup. The most important thing […]

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Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda this afternoon presented a K32.2 trillion budget to parliament for 2013. This translates into 26.6 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Mr Chikwanda said a total of K24.7 trillion or 76.8 percent of this expenditure will be financed by raising domestic revenues while K1.5 trillion or 4.6 percent would be […]

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Vice-president Guy Scott has explained that it is the ruling Patriotic Front – PF’s policy to adopt and support Members of Parliament who defect from other parties. Explaining to Chiefs and later to residents of Mufumbwe on who the PF has adopted Stephen Masumba instead of Eliot Kamwendo who was the preferred candidate by the […]

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Former Works and Supply Minister Mike Mulongoti has warned President Michael Sata that his involvement in Road Development Agency – RDA will end him in problems. President Sata has taken over the running of RDA and has since transferred it from Works and Supply to State House and appointed Patriotic Front senior cadre Willie Nsanda […]

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Sudan have lodged a formal appeal to Fifa over decision taken upon them by the world soccer governing body on Monday. The body cracked its whip on Sudan and stripped them of their 2-0 over Zambia and awarded the African champions the three points and three goals after the home side fielded Saif Eldin who […]

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