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519 Views   By Ra Shai Dear friends, A lot has been said about diversification of our economy and the benefits that come with it but nothing is being said on the need to diversify what we eat. Your dinner plate probably doesn’t include goosefoot, cassava (Tute) , Kanunka, Tindi-Ngoma, Millet, sorghum mponda, etc. These […]

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731 Views  The driver stopped the car and asked the 3 securities ati, “among the 3 of you ba Security who is Bashi Joe?” Before the security could answer kana Miso came by the window side and started saying ati, “imwe Bashi Joe, you are here enjoying yet your wife is complaing ati 3 days […]

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Dorika, Organised Family and Lily to grace Zambia’s independence Charity Event in London

721 Views    Mnet Africa Zambia King of Comedy 2008 winner Bob Nkosha alias Dolika together with Organised Family will graceZambia’s 51stIndependence Charity celebrations in London.   Speaking to Lusaka Times, Big 4 spokesperson London-based Broadcaster Chela Katwishi,confirmed the artistes participation, saying the event has been dubbed as ‘Together As One’ because part of the […]

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Zambia sits tight over gaping budget hole, but admits all options on the table—even the ‘dreaded’ IMF

581 ViewsZAMBIAN Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda said his target to almost halve the budget deficit next year is “sacrosanct” even as analysts raised doubts because of sliding copper revenue and looming elections. “It’s a reasonable target,” Chikwanda, 76, said in an interview on Monday at his office in Lusaka, the capital. “We will work towards […]

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Hajj stampede: Nigeria death toll rises further, now 168

553 Views  The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Tuesday said the number of Nigerian pilgrims killed during the Sept. 24 stampede in Mina, Saudi Arabia, had risen to 168. More than 769 pilgrims from across the world were confirmed dead and 1,000 injured during the stampede on one of the roads leading to […]

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618 Views     By Joseph Chibwe, Bakamba after working on the Student big time ku LODGE, I took 3 bottles of DUMPY MOSI to remove fear as I prepared myself to go and meet the Board Chairman! I then started putting on the new black Suit while ka female Student also got her clothes and […]

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Zambia beats South Africa, emerges as largest supplier of maize in the region

824 ViewsDespite experiencing a 22% decline in maize production in the 2014/15 farming season from the previous year’s harvest of 3,350,671 metric tonnes, Zambia has nevertheless emerged as the largest surplus country in the region (Eastern and Southern Africa -ESA), eclipsing South Africa, traditionally the region’s dominant maize exporter according to a report by the […]

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517 ViewsGOVERNMENT has summoned millers to justify why they have gone ahead to increase the price of mealie-meal despite an assurance that they would not. Minister of Agriculture Given Lubinda said in an interview in Lusaka yesterday that although Government would not dictate the price of mealie-meal, millers should justify why they have gone ahead […]

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497 ViewsBy Robert Besseling A closely contested election will increase the probability that the Party for Democracy and Progress (CHADEMA) and its coalition partners will claim electoral irregularities and dispute the outcome. The previous general election in 2010 triggered several weeks of violence between partisan supporters and security forces amid claims of voting irregularities, especially […]

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1,122 ViewsEdwin Sakala, president of the party called ZDDM has alleged that an opposition party is circulating SMS (Short Message System) on phones linking the national Day of Prayer to the mark of the beast the Bible talks about in the book of Daniel. President Edgar Lungu has declared October 18, 2015 as a national […]

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