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PSPF launches Micro Finance Scheme

6,555 ViewsThe Public Service Pensions Fund [PSPF] in Zambia has launched the Micro Finance Scheme that will enable civil servants in the country to access cheaper loans. Speaking at the Launch of the scheme in Lusaka the Capital of Zambia today January 25, 2013, PSPF Board Chairman Moses Banda said PSPF had decided to come […]

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Mwamba defends Sata’s decision on his transfer to Western Province

573 ViewsWestern Province Permanent Secretary, Emmanuel Mwamba has defended President Michael Sata over his decision to transfer him to Western Province. The transfer, which came barely two months after Mr. Mwamba was transferred from Northern Province to Eastern, has been received with mixed feelings in different sectors. He said that people should understand that the Head […]

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Namulambe’s adoption a mockery to the PF corruption fight-TIZ

680 ViewsTransparency International Zambia Chapter (TIZ) says the nomination of Gabriel Namulambe by the Patriotic Front to represent the ruling party in the Mpongwe by-elections sends a wrong signal to government’s quest to fight corruption. TIZ Executive Director Goodwell Lungu says the action clearly demonstrates that the PF can easily accept former MMD government officials […]

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Avoid partisan politics on development issues – Mulongoti

665 ViewsFormer Works and Supply Minister Mike Mulongoti has urged political players to be above partisan politics when dealing with issues of national development. He says issues of the country’s development affect every citizen regardless of their political and religious affiliation. Mr. Mulongoti says it is therefore important for all Zambians to work together for […]

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Daughter of Angola’s President, Is Africa’s First Woman Billionaire

1,285 ViewsOver the past few years Isabel dos Santos, the oldest daughter of Angolan President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, has been buying more shares of publicly traded companies in Portugal, including shares in a bank and a cable TV company. Those stakes, combined with assets Isabel dos Santos owns in at least one bank in […]

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Lusaka Drainages still blocked

615 ViewsDrainages in the Zambian capital Lusaka are still blocked three months in to the rain season and three months after the Government issued a directive to the District administration to unblock all drainages in the City. The Lusaka City Council [LCC] has however blamed the blockage of the drainage system on members of the […]

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I will win come February 28, Namulambe

593 ViewsI am very confident that i will win the election come February 28 2013  Patriotic Front (PF) candidate for the Mpongwe by elections, Gabriel Namulambe, has said. Namulambe says he has been assured of total support in Mpongwe Constituency, adding that he would be contesting on a party that is popular. He said in […]

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UPND vows to hold rally as Government says they will only do so at their own risk

643 ViewsWe will go ahead and have the rally in Kabwata despite what the Police andthe Government have said about it because we have met all the requirements needed for us to do so the United Party for National Development [UPND] has said. But the ministry of Home affairs has said the UPND should have […]

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Andeleki left out in the Livingstone PF adoptions

818 ViewsAfter resigning his job as Chief Registrar of Society outspoken Clement Andeleki has been been picked as ruling PF candidate in the forthcoming Livingstone by-elections instead the party has picked Evans Lawrence, a local businessman. Andeleki is reportedly to have quit his job so he could contest the Livingstone seat. The party has also […]

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Clinton angrily defends handling of Benghazi attack

621 ViewsSecretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday angrily defended her handling of the September 11 attack on the U.S. mission in the Libyan city of Benghazi and denied any effort to mislead people. The attack by armed militants that killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans threatens to stain Clinton’s legacy as […]

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