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Police ready to arrest and charge Rupiah Banda – Justice Minister

436 ViewsJustice Minister Wynter Kabimba has maintained that the State is ready to prosecute former president Rupiah Banda contrary to his lawyers’ claims. Banda’s lawyer Sakwiba Sikota on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 said his assessment of two days of questioning his client had is that the State was not ready. Sikota described the questioning as […]

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Masebo threatens to shut down lodges operating below standard

429 ViewsThe Zambian Government has threatened to shut down all lodges across the country that are operating below the required standards. Minister of Tourism and Arts Sylvia Masebo said some lodges were not fit to be operating as such. Masebo said in an interview in Lusaka today that government was also aware that some lodges […]

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Great leaders know when to forgive

604 Views By Rosabeth Moss Kanter Leaders must be firm and foster accountability, but they also must know when to forgive past wrongs in the service of building a brighter future. One of the most courageous acts of leadership is to forgo the temptation to take revenge on those on the other side of an […]

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Rwanda’s first female pilot takes to the skies at 24

356 ViewsEsther Mbabazi was eight years old when her father was killed in a crash as the plane he was flying in overshot the runway landing in the Democratic Republic of Congo. So when, a few years later she announced her intention to train as a pilot, the planwas not well received by some of […]

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PF govt defends Charity Katanga saying she is professional

369 ViewsThe Government of Zambia has defended Southern Province Police Commissioner Charity Katanga from attacks by opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) leadership that she favored the PF in the just ended Livingstone By Election. Home Affairs Deputy Minister Stephen Kampyongo told the Media in Lusaka that on the contrary Katanga handled the issues […]

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There is no need to summon President Banda to answer questions- Miyanda

314 ViewsSTATEMENT BY BRIGADIER GENERAL GODFREY MIYANDA ON THE PURPORTED LIFTING OF THE IMMUNITY OF FORMER PRESIDENT RUPIAH BWEZANI BANDA An analyst and human rights activist has urged that in view of the purported lifting of the immunity of former President Rupiah Banda (RB) debate be stopped; I disagree. It is important to continue debate […]

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Photo of the Month: Dora Siliya (in red) raise her finger in protest of RB’s immunity removal in Parliament

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HH calls for dissolution of ECZ as Garry Nkombo vows to fight on

507 ViewsOpposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has called for the dissolution of the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) accusing the commission of being a toothless. And Mazabuka Member of Parliament Garry Nkombo who was charged with murder and detained for two weeks said he will not give up fighting for justice in Zambia. Addressing the […]

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Rupiah Banda Thanks Zambians for their Solidarity

270 ViewsLUSAKA, 16th March, 2013— His Excellency Rupiah Bwezani Banda, the Fourth President of the Republic of Zambia, wishes to thank all Zambians for the solidarity shown to him during the period leading to and after the lifting of his immunity. The former Zambian head of State, whose immunity was lifted by 80 of the […]

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RB spent $300, 000 on shoes, $60,000 on branded bulbs – Kabimba

306 ViewsFormer president Rupiah Banda is alleged to have spent 300, 000 dollars on shoes and 60, 000 dollars on branded bulbs, Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba stated in his motion calling for the lifting immunity from prosecution. Tabling the motion before Parliament on Friday, March 15, 2013, Kabimba also revealed that the former president also […]

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