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City Council given two days to unblock drainages

770 Views The Zambian  Government has given the  District Administration and the City Council a 24 hour ultimatum to unblock  all the major  drainages in the city which has been covered by stagnant water following a heavy down pour on Tuesday. The blockage of the drainages which is caused by litter and weeds has led to […]

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Sata trying to cover his failure in Western province – HH

814 ViewsUPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has accused President Michael Sata of creating five districts in Western province to make up for his failure to resolve the pending issues in Barotseland. Speaking during a press briefing at the UPND party secretariat this morning, Mr. Hichilema said the creation of five districts in the province is ill […]

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Yasser Arafat’s body exhumed after 8 years

1,079 Views Eight years after Yasser Arafat’s mysterious death, his political heirs opened his grave Tuesday and let forensics experts take samples from his remains, defying strong cultural taboos in search of evidence that the icon of Palestinian nationalism was poisoned. Palestinians have claimed for years that Israel poisoned Arafat, who died in a French […]

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Allocation of K1.5 billion to Office of First Lady is for transparancy – State House

1,070 ViewsState House now says the K1.5 billion allocated to the Office of First Lady in the 2013 National budget is merely for transparency and as a departure from the old culture of government incurring not budgeted or illegal expenditure. This allocation has raised debate as the Office of First Lady is not provided for […]

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Pastor fired for key board theft

641 ViewsA Pentecostal pastor was fired by his congregation for theft of a key board meant for praise and worship at Gospel Worship Centre in Lusaka’s Matero Township. A member of the praise team whose name we have withheld disclosed to Zambian Eye Pastor Elias Mulenga was found in possession of a key board which […]

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Sewer water sends Mandevu residents into panic

652 ViewsLusaka’s Mandevu residents are panicking as sewer water with human waste is blocking some roads and getting into their houses. A concerned resident Mwenzi  Phiri 34 said there is a bad smell coming out of the sewer waste and many children and adults are now getting attacked with diarrhea related diseases. Phiri who was […]

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Murder charges against UPND officials are political says Democratic Rights Coalition

541 ViewsThe murder charges filed against five members of the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) for the death of a PF cadre member in Rufunsa are without substance and politically motivated, according to the Coalition for the Defence of Democratic Rights (CDDR). “What we have here is yet another attempt to falsely prosecute […]

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Is Prof. Clive Chirwa still a British National?

644 ViewsBy Proud Musamba Mumba Newly appointed Zambia Railways Managing Director, Professor Clive Chirwa went on a Zambian TV discussion programme and confessed that he held dual citizenship. He declared to have been both a British and Zambian citizen but that he had since renounced his British citizenship. From the Zambian legal perspective one cannot […]

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‘Disgruntled’ PF cadre Hamiyanzi mocked and banned from entering Parliament

484 Views Opposition Members of Parliament on Tuesday mocked and jeered disgruntled Radio Talk Show personality Opper Hamiyanzi before Speaker Patrick Matibini banned him from entering Parliament buildings premises. The Speaker of the National Assembly strongly reprimanded and banned Hamiyanzi who is a ruling PF cadre from Parliament buildings premises. This follows Hamiyanze’s disparaging remarks […]

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US Ambassador Storella targets MPs for circumcision

486 ViewsUNITED States Ambassador to Zambia Mark Storella has urged members of Parliament (MPs)to take a leading role in the circumcision campaign as part of efforts to fight HIV and AIDS. The US envoy was speaking in Lusaka yesterday when he announced that his government would next year give Zambia US$17 million to support the […]

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