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Government to unveil new public service worker’s condition next week

MINISTRY of Information permanent secretary Amos Malupenga says negotiations of conditions of service with the public service unions will be concluded soon. And Zambia Congress of Trade Unions secretary (ZCTU)...

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MMD Spokesperson Dora Siliya Jailed; Released on Bail

Police in Lusaka yesterday arrested former Communications and Transport minister in the MMD government Dora Siliya and charged her with abuse of authority of office. Siliya who is also the...

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MMD Loses Two Parliamentary Seats

THE former ruling party, MMD has yet again suffered a setback after the Lusaka High Court nullified election results for two of their remaining parliamentary seats. The election of Mutale...

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Editor of Post Newspaper Dodges Jail Sentence

THE Lusaka High Court has quashed a four-month jail sentence imposed on The Post newspapers editor-in-chief Fred M’membe for contempt of court. The court has, however, replaced the custodial sentence...

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Growing Tension with South Africa over Extradition Request

Zambia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Given Lubinda has come forward to defend the government from criticism that it has acted improperly in its pursuit of arrest for former President Rupiah...

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Kaunda to Sata: Deal with Barotse Issue Peacefully

First republican President Kenneth Kaunda says the Barotseland impasse between Government and the Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) and the Barotse National Council (BNC) requires collective rational interaction and the wisdom...

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Barotseland PM Abandons Campaign for Secession

Barotseland prime minister, the Ngambela of the Lozi people in Western Province, Clement Sinyinda says the traditional leadership has with immediate effect stopped any agitation for secession.
 Sinyinda said the...

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Zambian Woman Breaks into Simon Cowell’s Home

A Zambian woman has been arrested in London for breaking into Simon Cowell’s London house by smashing a window with a brick or a rock. Leanne Zaloumis was a contestant...

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South Africa is Correct to Refuse Zambia’s Requested Extradition of Henry Banda

An interesting opinion column was recently published on the Zambian Watchdog website, reproduced in full below: We are impressed with South Africa’s stance on Henry Banda. And yes, South Africa...

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Zambia Fails to Produce Charges against Henry Banda

The South African government says it will refuse to detain former President Rupiah Banda’s son, Henry Banda, unless the Zambian government furnishes it with detailed charges and evidence. High Commissioner...

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