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Mulongoti Slams PF Over Anti-Democratic Conduct

Following several months of high-profile clashes with the opposition, including the unlawful blocking of a UPND rally, a former minister from the previous government has called out the ruling Patriotic...

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Mufumbwe By-Election Set For Novemeber 8

The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has set November 8 2012 as date for the Mufumbwe parliamentary by-election, following the resignation of MMD MP Stephen Masumba. Speaker of the National...

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Stop Potential Bloodbath, Hichilema Tells Sata

Zambian opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has told PF members to advise President Michael Sata to respect the law of the land. Hichilema said Zambians must avoid a bloodbath the...

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After Government Takeover, Zambia Railways Promises to Retain RSZ Employees

Zambia Railways Managing Director Knox Kalima gave a press conference today to announce that the state-owned company would retain employees of Railway Systems of Zambia (RSZ), and would focus on...

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Hands Off Diplomats, MMD President Mumba Tells Sata

MMD leader Dr. Nevers Mumba has advised President Michael Sata to stop intimidating diplomats serving in Zambia. Dr. Mumba, a former Zambian envoy to Canada stated said it is unwise...

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Opposition Leader Condemns Sata’s Expropriation of RSZ

Opposition leader Nevers Mumba, the President of the Movement for Multiparty Democracy, held a press conference today in Lusaka to condemn President Michael Sata’s decision to reverse the privatisation concession...

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Clergyman Criticizes Lack of Media Independence in Zambia

Bishop John Mambo has observed that some privately owned media houses are not doing much to offer checks and balances to the PF government. Bishop Mambo says some media houses...

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UPND Vows to Fight On After Police Illegally Block Rally

Spokesperson for the United Party for National Development Charles Kakoma says his party will not be intimidated by the recent harassment by the ruling Patriotic Front party. This weekend armed...

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Court Grants UPND Green-light for Kanyama Rally in Lusaka

Zambia’s High Court has granted opposition UPND a go-ahead to hold its first rally since the September 2011 election after last minute attempts by President Michael to stop the gathering....

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PF Pressures Donors to Stop Supporting Press Freedom Organisation MISA

The Patriotic Front (PF) on the Copperbelt has said it is disappointed that some media bodies have allegedly “abandoned their role of promoting media freedom to champion political interests.” The...

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