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Police gun down 7 criminals in shootout

Police gun down 7 criminals in shootout

785 ViewsPolice in Lusaka have gunned down seven notorious criminals suspected to be foreign nationals in an exchange of fire and have recovered four firearms among them, three pistols and one revolver with rounds of ammunition. Police spokesperson Esther Katongo says this occurred yesterday between 19 and 20 hours in Lusaka’s Makeni Simson area after […]

Lungu’s presidency is like leaving groundnuts in the care of a rat – Laura

692 ViewsGovernance and human rights activist Laura Miti has likened the presidency of Edgar Lungu to leaving groundnuts in the care of a rat, following revelations the the head of state, his daughter Tasila, some senior government and PF officials and some traditional leaders form a cartel that has been heavily involved in the illicit […]

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HH revels in Lupososhi victory

1,484 ViewsUPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has thanked the people of Ilambo Ward in Lupososhi District, Northern Province for giving his party a resounding victory in a recently held local government by-election. And former State House press aide Dickson Jere says the UPND’s defeat of the Patriotic Front in the by-election should serve as a wake […]

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Lungu, daughter named in mukula matrix

866 ViewsA new report by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has named President Edgar Lungu and his daughter Tasila as central figures in the illicit trade that is driving mukula rosewood trees to the edge of commercial extinction, devastating vulnerable forests and threatening communities’ livelihoods. The report titled ‘Mukula Cartel’ and can be downloaded here […]

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UPND wins a Ward by-election in Northern province

3,748 ViewsResults coming from Luposohi in Northern province show that the opposition has scooped the ward by-election in the region which the ruling party has had a strong support base. The UPND has grabbed the Ilambo Ward from the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) party. The UPND polled 805 while PF managed 635 votes. Below are the […]

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2,250 ViewsOpposition UPND MPs have walked out of Parliament in protest of the enactment of Bill 10 that comes up for debate in the House. When Parliament resumed sitting this afternoon as the bill was scheduled to be discussed in the House, the opposition MPs walked out of the House. Earlier the UPND through it’s […]

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Zambia-US relations on the brink as Ambassador Foote lashes out

1,795 ViewsUnited States Ambassador to Zambia Daniel Foote has lifted the lid on the worsening relations between the two countries. At first, it seemed as though the relations between Zambia and one of its principal donors have been soured by Foote’s controversial comments on last week’s jailing of a gay couple, but the ambassador’s latest […]

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Lungu may consider pardoning gay couple but will not change anti-gay law

2,729 ViewsPresident Edgar Lungu says he may consider pardoning the gay couple that was recently slapped with a 15-year jail sentence but will not repeal anti-gay laws. And President Lungu has told Sky News that his government will officially complain to the United States over remarks its ambassador Daniel Foote made following the sentencing of […]

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Government ponders importing another 300MW of power

1,314 ViewsMinister of Energy Mathew Nkhuwa says government may need to import another 300 megawatts of power from South Africa at a total cost of 20.5 million dollars. And Mr. Nkhuwa says load shedding hours have not reduced in some areas even after the importation of 300 because the country is still experiencing a power […]

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Lungu dates Luapula

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Lungu dates Luapula

1,840 ViewsPresident Edgar Lungu is today expected in Luapula Province for a two-day working visit. According to Luapula Province Minister, Nickson Chilangwa has confirmed that President Lungu will touch down at Mansa Airport at 16:05 hours. In detailing the presidential visit, Hon. Chilangwa who is also Luapula Province PF Chairperson says the Head of State […]

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