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Chibombo accident case fails to take off

137 ViewsAbraham Van Hidden, the 57 year old man accused of causing the Chibombo accident by dangerous driving appeared for mention in the Kabwe Magistrate courts but he could not take plea because the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) did not issue instructions on the matter. Presiding Magistrate Sussan Mwakalombe said when Van Hidden appeared […]

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Chikwanda explains continous depreciating of kwacha

135 ViewsMr. Speaker, you very rightly directed that I issue a statement following concerns expressed by the Member of Parliament for Monze Central Hon. Jack Mwiimbu on the continued downward slippages in the Kwacha parity vis-à-vis major currencies. I start by thanking Honourable Mwiimbu for bringing the issue of the Kwacha exchange rate to the […]

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Agony: High Court refuse to grant Monde injunction

144 ViewsThe Lusaka High Court has refused to grant expelled UPND Itezh Tezhi MP Greyford Monde leave to stay the party’s actions against him. The court action means Mr. Monde remains expelled and a by-election will have to be held in the area. And UPND deputy spokesperson Cornelius Mweetwa said Mr. Monde was given ample […]

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Passengers survive as Mazhandu bus burns to ashes

132 ViewsA bus belonging to Mazhandu  Family Bus Service with over 50 people on board has burnt into ashes. The bus driving from Livingstone to Lusaka caught fire after Zimba but before Kalomo. According to one of the passengers on board, a driver noticed some smoke and immediately stopped and ordered to move out. There […]

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Kabimba jets in and says more opposition MPs to join PF

192 ViewsControversial Patriotic Front- PF General Secretary Wynter Kabimba has arrived in Zambia and immediately disclosed that more Members of Parliament from the opposition will be joining the ruling party. Kabimba who was in Ethiopia representing President Sata arrived on Monday just three days before the two constituencies go to polls following the resignation of […]

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You cant ban rallies, ECZ tells Solomon Jere

140 Views The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) says it is surprised and regrets the banning of campaign rallies by the Zambian Police. Spokesperson Chris Akufuna said in a press statement in Livingstone on Monday  that the Zambia Police has no mandate to ban political rallies. He  explained that it is the ECZ that is […]

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Cardinal Keith O’Brien resigns as Archbishop

232 ViewsBritain’s most senior Roman Catholic cleric, Cardinal Keith O’Brien, is stepping down as leader of the Scottish Catholic Church. He had been accused of inappropriate behaviour towards priests dating back to the 1980s, claims he contests. In a statement, Cardinal O’Brien, the Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh apologised to those he had offended […]

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Lubinda feels betrayed by Sata

261 ViewsFORMER Foreign Affairs Given Lubinda feels betrayed by President Michael Sata for his current situation he has found himself in despite the President assuring him that all was well. A source who is also close family friend to Mr. Lubinda told the Daily Nation that what was happening now had upset the Kabwata parliamentarian […]

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We also need a University in North Western province

301 ViewsPresident Michael Sata should extend his programme of opening of Universities in the country to Zambezi district of North Western province, a Zambian citizen Oscar Choza has said. Choza explains that Zambezi district has a rich historical background of education. He said the district in the remote North West of Zambia is blessed with […]

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Police ban rallies in Livingstone

136 ViewsThe Zambian Police has banned political rallies in Livingstone though the elections are to be held five days time. Deputy Inspector of Police Solomon Jere announced on Sunday February 24, 2013 citing reports of violence in the constituency. The ban comes barely a day after President Michael Sata had a rally in the constituency. […]

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