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  President of Zambia Michael Sata and the ruling Patriotic Front party must halt their violations of civil rights and threats of violence against the political opposition or face international legal action, says the Coalition for the Defence of Democratic Rights (CDDR). According to a letter from the CDDR addressed to President Sata, Minister of […]

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Opposition MMD Vice President, Michael Kaingu, has threatened that the party will have its meetings now at police stations. This follows Police continued denying of permits for opposition parties to hold political meetings. Mr. Kaingu said the scheduled meeting today will be at the Livingstone Central Police if the police command fails to give them […]

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All is set for today’s Shimunenga traditional ceremony of the Baila people of Namwala district in Southern Province. A check by ZANIS at Maala the venue for the traditional ceremony, found that all works have been completed ahead of the ceremony. And Republican Vice President Dr. Guy Scott is tomorrow expected to officially grace this […]

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Sex workers in Chipata are reported to be conniving with friends to test for HIV on their behalf. This came to light during the District Epidemic Preparedness and Control meeting held at the Council Chamber   yesterday. According to a report presented to the meeting by Corridors of Hope, the sex workers were giving their names […]

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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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