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UPND accuses PF of planning to manipulate outcome of by-election

622 ViewsThe United Party for National Development (UPND) has accused the Patriotic Front of planning to use the Livingstone Town Clerk to manipulate the outcome of 28th February by-election. Local Government Minister Emerine Kabanshi on Thursday nullified the suspension of Town Clerk Vivian Chikoti by Livingstone city council councilors on allegations of incompetence, and instead […]

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You can’t expel me, Namugala.

774 ViewsMMD Mafinga Member of Parliament (MP) Catherine Namugala has filed an injunction restraining her party from expelling her. Namugala, who is the chairperson for women’s affairs, also wants the court to declare null and void the appointment of MMD Senga Hill MP Kapembwa Simbao as acting national secretary. She has sued Mr Simbao as […]

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Barack Obama’s brother to run in Kenya’s elections

801 ViewsPresident Barack Obama’s Kenyan half brother has launched his own political career by announcing his intention to run for a Kenyan county gubernatorial seat in the upcoming March 4 elections. Malik Obama, 54, who shares a father with the US president, told AFP in an interview late Wednesday that the achievements of his more […]

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Lubinda not going to AU

610 ViewsState House has confirmed that Foreign Affairs Minister Given Lubinda willnotattend next week’s 20th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Special Assistant to the President for press and public relations George Chellah in a statement released to The Zambian Eye says Lubinda will not be in the […]

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Three parties name candidates

695 ViewsAll is set for the Mpongwe by-elections as the three main political parties have now named their candidates. Opposition UPND this morning announced that it will be fielding a local businessman Rabson Chilufya as its candidate. Party Secretary General Winstone Chibwe revealed this in Lusaka today. The ruling party Patriotic Front will be fielding […]

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Parallel structures coming to MMD

519 Views  The opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) structures on the Copperbelt has said it is going to form parallel structures within the party following the announcement of the suspension of the entire Copperbelt provincial executive Committee by party deputy national secretary Chembe Nyangu. Nyangu yesterday January 16 2013 announced the decision yesterday said […]

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RDA needs KR 52 million to construct Stadium Roads

782 ViewsThe Zambian Road Development Agency (RDA) needs about KR 52 million to kick start the construction of access roads at the US$94 million Lusaka Stadium. RDA senior manager for construction and maintenance, Charles Mushota says that so far only KR 12 million has been allocated in the yellow book for the project. Mushota says […]

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Zambia to benefit from AfDB’s 350 million dollar

510 ViewsZambia is expected to benefit from the US$350 million set aside by the AfricanDevelopment Bank (AfDB) to fight drought and food insecurity in Africa. AfDB resident representative to Zambia Freddie Kwesiga said the bank would also provide about $100 million for climate change adaptation for African countries. Kwesiga said AfDB the bank had a […]

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Lusaka man arrested for sodomy

828 ViewsPolice in Lusaka the Zambian capital have arrested a teacher at Rosamystica Community School in Matero East for allegedly sodomising three boys aged 12 and 13 since 2011. Police spokesperson Elizabeth Kanjela said in a statement issued in Lusaka yesterday that Harrison Kaubani, 28, was arrested on Monday after the case was reported to […]

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Australia study points to potential cure for AIDS

579 ViewsAn Australian scientist said he had discovered how to turn the HIV virus against itself to stop it progressing to AIDS, describing it as a major breakthrough in finding a cure for the disease. David Harrich, from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research, said he had successfully modified a protein in HIV that the […]

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