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634 ViewsSouth African anti-Apartheid icon Archbishop Desmond Tutu has cast his ballot in a special vote. Tutu is among over 770,000 aged and disabled voters who are voting today Monday, May 6. South Africa goes to the general elections on May 8, to vote for Parliamentarians and President. The special vote includes those that are […]

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Chitotela not happy with contractor’s work

561 ViewsMinister of Housing and Infrastructure Development Ronald Chitotela has bemoaned the bad workmanship by some contractors. Speaking during an inspection of government projects in Luapula Province, the Minister urged contractors to do quality works or risk stern action. Chitotela expressed displeasure over the shoddy works on the 20km stretch on the Pedicle Road. He […]

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Public Announcement

2,117 ViewsCLOSURE OF TWO LANES ON GREAT NORTH ROAD This is to inform the general public that the north bound lanes on the Great North Road will be closed between Katima Mulilo and Vubu Road junctions. The south bound lanes will be closed once works on the north bound lanes are completed. This exercise will […]

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Katuba MP who died today lost her husband two weeks ago

4,612 ViewsMP MWASHINGWELE DIES TWO WEEKS AFTER HUSBAND, MID-TERM AS DR CHIKUSU AND ONE DAY AFTER MP MAVIS MUYUNDA BURIAL United Party for National Development (UPND) Katuba MP Patricia Mwashingwele, 50, (30.09.68 – 02.05.19), who lost her husband two weeks ago died today (Thursday) in UTH, Lusaka as the second sitting Katuba MP after Movement […]

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Mwaliteta’s case to be heard in Kafue

1,156 ViewsThe Lusaka High Court has dismissed an application by the Director of Public Prosecution for an order to have the case in which UPND Lusaka Province Chairman Obvious Mwaliteta is facing charges of being in possession of offensive weapons to be heard in Lusaka. High Court Judge Sharon Newa says the DPP has not […]

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519 ViewsGovernment has commended Zambian Breweries for being a good corporate citizen by being transparent in the way it is applying the best safety, environmental and health standards to its operations. Copperbelt Province Deputy Permanent Secretary Liyawali Warren Manyando said the level of transparency exhibited by Zambian Breweries needs to be emulated by other investors. […]

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Some mothers are giving their babies alcohol to prevent epilepsy

586 ViewsThe Civil Society Scaling up Nutrition Alliance (CSO-SUN Alliance) is concerned about reports of women giving children alcohol in an attempt to prevent epilepsy. CSO-SUN Alliance country coordinator, Mathews Mhuru, some women are giving alcohol, mostly lagers, to babies as young as 3 months as a preventive measure against epilepsy resulting in some shunning […]

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ANC wants Malema back

1,460 ViewsSouth African ruling party, African National Congress (ANC) is extending an olive branch to its former Youth League President and now opposition Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) eader Julius Malema to “come back home”. ANC Secretary – General Ace Magashule revealed that the party wants Malema to return to the divided organisation. “I love Julius. […]

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The Men who killed Lumumba

3,384 ViewsBy Brian Mulenga Lumumba’s murder brought him honour and renown he might never otherwise have acquired. History is unlikely to have revered him as an epic figure had he lived longer. Few African politicians who actually wielded power for any length of time after Independence came out with their reputations intact. A lot were […]

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A reflection on KK as he turns 95

749 ViewsBy Henry Kabwe A passionate, patriotic and loving African leader. Dr. Kaunda was ‘feared’ or awesomely respected in the US, Asia and the rest of the world. It was inspiring to see him read a speech at the White House and declare his stance without compromising before ‘donors’. KK, as he was fondly known, […]

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