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Masebo says animals are being illegally airlifted from Zambia

881 ViewsTourism and Arts Minister Sylvia Masebo says a joint team of investigators has started gathering documents at Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) headquarters needed to commence investigations into alleged corrupt activities in the issuance of safari hunting concessions. Ms. Masebo says government has learnt that a lot of plunder has been done to the country’s […]

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Pope’s new year address deplores rampant capitalism

871 ViewsPope Benedict XVI has condemned “unregulated capitalism” for contributing to world tension, in a new year address to worshippers. The Pope also thanked the world’s peacemakers and said humanity had “an innate vocation for peace”. The Roman Catholic Church leader spoke at a Mass in the Vatican, then greeted a crowd outside St Peter’s […]

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Brace for tough times in 2013

706 ViewsOpinion:  By Peter Adamu In a few hours, Zambians, like the rest of the world, will be celebrating a brand New Year never to see another 2012 and with them are many expectations in the political spectrum. But what helps predict the future is the past and present experiences. In 2011, Zambians made a […]

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African Champions, Chipolopolo resume final phase of training

1,117 ViewsAFTER resting on New Year’s Day, African football champions, Zambia resume the final phase of intensive preparations for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in South Africa today with defender Emmanuel Mbola joining the squad. As the kick-off of the 29th edition of AFCON looms on January 19 in Johannesburg, the Chipolopolo are […]

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Zambian Government to spend K400 million to conserve wildlife

916 ViewsTourism and Arts Minister Sylvia Masebo said the amount of money Government was earning annually was far little when compared to the amount of destruction being caused by corruption and indiscriminate killings of wild life. She said Zambian wildlife was for all Zambians but only a few selfish individuals were reaping from the wild […]

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Lungu urges Zambians to report unscrupulous foreigners

1,031 ViewsGOVERNMENT has urged Zambians to provide information on criminals and unscrupulous foreigners to law enforcement agencies as the State intensify cleaning up the country this year. Home Affairs Minister Edgar Lungu said in Lusaka yesterday that Zambia was the only country in the region and Africa at large where foreigners could enter without proper […]

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793 ViewsKafulafuta MMD Member of Parliament (MMD) James Chishiba says he is ready to work with the Patriotic Front (PF) Government. Mr Chishiba was among the people who were at the Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport yesterday to welcome President Michael Sata who arrived in Ndola yesterday for the burial of PF member of the […]

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Enjoyment of civil and political rights, still a challenge in Zambia – HRC

1,007 ViewsThe Human Rights Commission says Zambia is still faced with serious challenges regarding the enjoyment of civil and political rights. Commission Spokesperson Samuel Kasankha says it is unfortunate that some individuals can be incriminated merely for relating well with their perceived political opponents. Mr. Kasankha says it is high time that notion ceased to […]

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Church vows to speak against violations of fundamental freedoms

1,079 ViewsThe Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia (EFZ) says the church will not rest until fundamental freedoms of citizens are upheld. Speaking in an interview with Qfm news, EFZ Executive Director Pukuta Mwanza is dismayed with the alleged abuse of the Act by the current government. He says the church mother body will continue to speak […]

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823 ViewsThe US Senate has approved a deal to avert general tax hikes and spending cuts known as the “fiscal cliff”. The bill, which raises taxes for the wealthy, came after lengthy talks between Vice-President Joe Biden and Senate Republicans. The House is due to consider it later. Spending cuts have been delayed for two […]

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