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UN SG’s address to 75th Session of the General Assembly— FULL Speech

159 ViewsMr. President, Excellencies, In a world turned upside down, this General Assembly Hall is among the strangest sights of all. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our annual meeting beyond recognition. But it has made it more important than ever. In January, I addressed the General Assembly and identified “four horsemen” in our midst — […]

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Malawian President jets in

288 ViewsMalawian President Lazarus Chakwera is in the country on official visit, to hold bilateral talks with his counterpart President Edgar Lungu. A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Malawi stated that President Chakwera departed Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe at 8am this morning and is expected to return back home at 4pm. […]

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Chief Sekute dies

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1,461 ViewsChief Sekute of the Toka-Leya people of Kazungula District has died. Chief Sekute died around 01:00 hours today at the Livingstone Central Hospital where he was admitted. Southern Province Minister Edify Hamukale has confirmed in an interview with ZNBC News in Livingstone. Dr. Hamukale said the late chief was a patriotic leader. He said […]

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Emulate PF, get your supporters registered, opposition political parties urged

255 ViewsPolitical analyst Trevor Simumba has urged opposition political parties to put more focus in getting their supporters registered as voters, and avoid being crying babies after they would have lost elections. This follows the announcement by the Electoral Commission of Zambia that eligible Zambians who will not register during the 2020 Voter Registration exercise […]

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Kalaba’s DP wins de-registration appeal

197 ViewsHarry Kalaba’s Democratic Party (DP) has won the de-registration appeal in which the Attorney General had appealed the ruling of the High Court to reinstate the party’s registration after it was deregistered in June 2018. The party has announced in a statement. The judgment passed on Monday morning by Justice Florence Lengalenga who cited […]

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Chakwera expected in Zambia tomorrow in his first official engagement outside Malawi

248 ViewsMalawian President Lazarus Chakwera is expected in the country tomorrow, to discuss with his counterpart areas of mutual interest in the enhancement of bilateral relations between the Republic of Zambia and the Republic of Malawi, President Edgar Lungu has said. Lungu writes; I will have the pleasure of hosting my counterpart, the President of […]

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Zambia joins world celebrate International Day of Peace

111 ViewsThe country today joined the rest of the world commemorate International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) which is observed around the world each year on 21 September. This year, the day is being commemorated under the theme; Shaping Peace Together. This theme celebrates the spreading of compassion, kindness and hope in the face of […]

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Stakeholders shouldn’t complain over new register for 2021 polls- ECZ

343 ViewsThe Electoral Commission of Zambia -ECZ- has launched the online voter pre-registration exercise which is expected to run from today, September 21 to November 6, 2020. ECZ Board Chairperson Esau Chulu says the online pre-registration will allow eligible citizens to submit their details online and later physically visit mobile registration to complete the process. […]

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UPND bemoans attack on Banda’s homestead

1,125 ViewsUPND has bemoaned the attack on its member, William Banda’s homestead by alleged ruling party cadres. Meanwhile, the country has off late registered worrying scenes of politically motivated violence, amid calls by analysts for tolerance across the political divide. Apparently, the country’s political leaders have been denouncing violence, saying divergent views shouldn’t make Zambians […]

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Can the 30 days to prepare for polls be enough?

287 ViewsBy Francis Hamwiinga Malambo As at 2016 elections there were 6,698,372 registered voters. These were broken down as follows, (3,372,935 women, 3,325,437 men) that were eligible to vote in the Presidential, Mayoral, National Assembly, and Councilor elections. 7,001 POLLING STATIONS WERE ESTABLISHED, DIVIDED INTO 10,818 POLLING STREAMS. Approximately 7,000,000 voters in 7,000 polling stationsApproximately […]

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