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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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Sata Threatens RSZ, Warns Diplomats against ‘Interference’ in Zambia

Today at State House President Michael Sata hinted that he may reverse the privatization of Zambia’s railway system and issued a hostile warning to visiting diplomats. Sata made these statements...

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Tensions Rise between Zambian Miners and Chinese Investors

According to a new report published in the Wall Street Journal, tensions between Zambian mine workers and their Chinese employers are again on the rise following a violent riot over...

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Sata Orders Kabimba to Investigate Zambia Railways Privatization

Having been appointed as Minister of Justice earlier this week, Patriotic Front Secretary General Wynter Kabimba has been instructed by President Michael Sata to examine a contract signed by the...

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High Court Upholds Expulsion of Renegade MMD MP Serving PF

The Lusaka High Court has upheld the expulsion of MMD Mufumbwe Member of Parliament Steven Masumba from the former ruling party. Judge Chalwe Mchenga threw out Masumba’s petititon to restrain...

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