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Finland and Denmark Taken Aback by Sata

Following President Michael Sata’s sharp criticism of a meeting held between members of the opposition and a delegation from the European Union to discuss the controversial suspension of judges, the...

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Former President Rupiah Banda In South Africa For Energy Talks

President Rupiah Banda has arrived in South Africa along with seven other former African heads of States for the 2012 African Presidential Roundtable conference to discuss solutions to energy problems....

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Former MMD Minister Jailed for 2 years

Former MMD Labour Minister Austin Liato has been sentences to 2 years imprisonment with hard labour by the Lusaka magistrate court. Mr. Liato’s case was brought following the alleged discovery...

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MMD Won’t Rise Again, Says Munkombwe

MMD can never bounce back to power, says veteran Zambian politician Daniel Munkombwe. Munkombwe, a former minister in the MMD, said it is wishful thinking to suggest that the MMD...

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Cement Company Sues MMD Candidate Kavindele

MMD party presidential aspirant Enoch Kavindele’s plans to win the party’s top job have suffered a setback after a Lusaka company sued the former vice president for breach of contract...

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Unemployment May Cost PF Re-election, Says Scott

Vice-President Dr Guy Scott says employment is one of the issues that may result in the PF government being voted out of office. Speaking in Lusaka this morning, Scott said...

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Former President Rupiah Banda to Head Lesotho Election Observer Team

Former President Rupiah Banda has been appointed to lead an18-member election observation mission to Lesotho to monitor that country’s National Assembly elections scheduled for May 26th. Mr. Banda has described...

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Sata’s Threat to Expropriate Zanaco Draws Criticism

Following comments made on Friday by President Michael Sata concerning the government’s plans to nationalize Zanaco bank, critics have come forward to  denounce the move, saying that the expropriation would...

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Government Denounces ‘Dictatorship of the Judiciary’

Following yesterday’s unexpected suspension of a special judicial review tribunal set up by President Michael Sata to probe three judges he claims acted unprofessionally in the case involving a $2.7mn...

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European Investment Bank to Fund Power Transmission in Zambia

European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide US $30 million (about K150 billion) to fund the upgrade of the Kafue –Livingstone power transmission line. This project is expected to...

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