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Barotseland Prime Minister Arrested

Barotseland Prime Minister Clement Wainyae Sinyinda has been arrested by the Zambian security forces. Barotse Freedom Movement (BFM) International Relations Secretary Shuwanga Shuwanga told the Watchdog that Sinyinda was arrested Thursday evening but released...

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Zambia and South Africa at Odds over Border Controls

FOREIGN Affairs and Tourism Minister Given Lubinda yesterday attacked South Africa for imposing yellow fever certificate requirements on Zambians despite the clearance from the World Health Organisation (WHO). Lubinda says...

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Former VP George Kunda In Hospital

FORMER vice president George Kunda has been admitted at the University Teaching Hospital following an illness. And UTH director Dr Lackson Kasonka confirmed that Kunda was admitted overnight on Tuesday, but...

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Former Minister of Mines Arrested, Again, Over Bicycles

The former Minister of Mines Maxwell Mwale of the MMD has been re-arrested and charged with two counts of corruption and being in possession of property believed to be proceeds...

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20 Congolese die in Zambia tragedy

Police in Nchelenge district in Zambia’s Luapula province have retrieved more bodies from a river where more than 20 people from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) drowned in an accident on...

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Headlines 29 March 2012

Police arrest three Ex-military commanders The joint investigative wings have formally arrested and charged three former defence chiefs. These are former Zambia Army Commander Lieutenant General Wisdom Lopa, former ZAF...

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Headlines 28 March 2012

ZR Comment:  It has now been six days since President Sata flew to India, and still hasn’t addressed the nation.  It is difficult to view the most recent move by...

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Headlines 27 March 2012

Ruling Party Accuses Opposition of “Celebrating” President’s Illness, Promises Punishment PF Chinsali Central Member of Parliament Christopher Mulenga has castigated political parties allegedly rejoicing over reports that President Michael Sata...

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Headlines 26 March 2012

ZR Comment:  Secrecy and reluctance to communicate with the public are quickly becoming defining characteristics of the Sata presidency.  President Michael Sata’s sudden, unannounced trip to India this past weekend...

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Headlines 23 March 2012

Sata sneaks out of the country PRESIDENT Michael Sata has left for India on a private visit, Minister of Information, Broadcasting and Labour Fackson Shamenda has confirmed. Shamenda who could...

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