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Zambia Fears Outbreak of Diseases at Centre Hosting DRC Refugees

Luapula Minister Benson Kapaya has feared for the outbreak of diseases at Kirwa Island where Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) refugees are hosted. Brigadier General Kapaya has said the refugees...

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Delegates Endorse 50+1 Vote Threshold in New Constitution

Delegates at the Constitution consultative convention in Kabwe have endorsed the proposal by the technical committee drafting the constitution to have the50 per cent plus one vote threshold for a...

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President Chases Opposition MPs From State House

On Friday afternoon President Michael Sata chased Eastern Province MMD Members of Parliament from State House after they escorted Chiefs from their constituencies. Lumezi member of parliament Isaac Banda, Vincent...

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Lusaka Local Authority Suspends “Beer Happy” PF Councillor for Beverages Worth K10 Million

On Friday, a PF official Miles Sampa announced that the full Lusaka City Council meeting had suspended its representative who consumed alcohol worth US $2, 000 (about K10 million) on...

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Namulambe, Another PF Mole in MMD, Admits Secret Visit to State House

MMD chairman for elections Gabriel Namulambe has admitted to a secret meeting with President Michael Sata at State House. The Zambian Watchdog reported on Friday that State House sources had...

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PF Accused of Sowing Division in MMD

Douglas Siakalima, a senior member of the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND), has blamed the Patriotic Front (PF) government of causing the confusion and turmoil that has continued...

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Chipimo Castigates President Sata for Defending Wynter Kabimba’s Unruly Behaviour

National Restoration Party (NAREP) president Elias Chipimo has strongly castigated President Michael Sata for defending justice minister Wynter Kabimba’s unruly behavior when he appeared for corruption interrogation at the Anti...

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Zambia to Send Back Congolese Refugees Displaced by M23 Rebels

Home Affairs permanent secretary Maxwell Nkole has said government will soon repatriate Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) refugees that were displaced during the fight between the M23 rebels and government...

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President Sata Tells Education Minister, “You look like a Bandit”

President Michael Sata has likened education minister John Phiri to a bandit because of his totally shaven head. Totally shaved heads gained popularity among men in the 1980s and since...

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Power Outage Interrupts State House Ceremony, Prompting Tirade

Persistent power outages this morning interrupted a swearing-in ceremony at State House causing President Michael Sata to lose his cool and shout at his Principle Private Secretary Francis Chalabesa. President...

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