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Regulate women’s dressing says South Chief

364 ViewsA traditional leader in Southern province is calling on the Patriotic Front government to come up with a dressing code for women in Zambia. Chief Singani of the Tonga people of Choma has told the Lusaka based Radio station QFM that the government just like they did in banning the Tujilijili should also come […]

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Mazoka’s son reveals his suffering as a homosexual

342 ViewsBy Linda Villarosa, gay Journalist Those of us who are black and gay approach Africa with deeply conflicted feelings. On a recent trip to Zambia, along with my point-and-shoot and anti-malaria medication, I packed equal parts pride and shame, curiosity and fear. Homosexuality is illegal in nearly 40 African countries, and in the harshest […]

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Police charge Ruth’s Uncle and a Bishop with murder

165 ViewsPolice in Lusaka have finally charged three people with murder in connection with the brutal killing of Ruth Mbandu, a second year student at NIPA, a government college. Ruth’s Uncle, George Kalomo, Mount Zion Spirit Church Archbishop Evans Ngulube and his driver Stanley Munkonji. Stanley has been on the run and he was captured […]

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Nevers Mumba explains his journey to State House

154 ViewsSTATEMENT ON THE PRESS BRIEFING ADDRESSED BY MOVEMENT FOR MULTI-PARTY DEMOCRACY (MMD) PRESIDENT DR NEVERS MUMBA AT THE PARTY SECRETARIAT ON MONDAY, JULY 23, 2012. Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. We have called this media briefing to address and clarify the recent developments that have taken place in our country. On Sunday, 22nd July, 2012, […]

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TB Joshua at it again saying he prophesied Colorado shooting

184 Views When a masked gunman entered through the emergency exit of a movie theatre in Colorado, premiering the closing part of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, none envisaged the massacre that was about to unfold.   In a senseless act of carnage, James Holmes, a PhD student at the University of Colorado, shot 70 people, […]

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PF Govt fails to get an Australian investor on Munali Nickel Mine

154 ViewsEfforts to recapitalize the defunct Albidon Munali Nickel mine has hit a snag after talks by government and an Australian investor who had shown interest have failed. The Patriotic Front government had announced in February 2012 that two investors were interested to take over the operations at Munali Nickel mine in Mazabuka, Southern province. […]

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South Africans sing happy birthday to Mandela

153 ViewsIn Summary Lyrics of the Birthday song: Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday Dear Madiba, Happy Birthday to you. We love you Tata, We love you Tata, We love you Dear Madiba, Happy Birthday to you. South Africa’s schoolchildren sang happy birthday to Nelson Mandela as he turned 94 on […]

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Consult my office before firing a worker says Shamenda

155 ViewsEMPLOYERS who will lay off workers as a result of the increase in the minimum wage without the approval of the Labour Office will face the wrath of the law, Minister of Labour and Social Security Fackson Shamenda says. And the United House and Domestic Workers Union of Zambia (UHDWUZ) says the union will […]

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Dora Siliya ignored advice, Airports boss tells court

168 ViewsTHE National Airports Corporation Limited (NACL) has testified that it advised against former Minister of Communications and Transport Dora Siliya’s proposal to allow Selex Systemi Integrati to repair gratis the radar systems at Kenneth Kaunda and Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula International airports because it had hidden costs. NACL managing director Robinson Misitala, 47, of Lusaka’s […]

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Married couple can’t sleep together at the Olympic, claim discrimination

301 ViewsMarriage has its ups and its downs, but the downs don’t usually include being unable to sleep together. Sunday, Nick Green, chef de mission of the Australian Olympic Committee, told Australian Olympic shooters Russell and Lauryn Mark via email that they would not be able to room together in the Olympic Village during this […]

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