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Chinese Contractor Murdered in Zambia

On Monday a Chinese contractor was killed in a gruesome murder at his home in Lusaka.  The unknown assailants, who attacked the victim with an axe, were believed to have...

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On May Day, President Sata Promises to Review Minimum Wage

President Michael Sata has announced that the government shall begin reviewing Statutory Instruments on minimum wages and conditions of employment, coinciding with Labour Day commemoration today. He said despite the country...

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Guy Scott on BBC HardTalk – ‘I Can Be President of Zambia’

During an interview today BBC HardTalk, Vice President Guy Scott has said he qualifies to act as Acting President of Zambia in the absence of President Michael Sata, despite a...

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Lawyers for Henry Banda Appeal to United Nations

The legal team representing Henry Banda has filed two letters with several United Nations Special Rapporteurs requesting Urgent Appeals be addressed to the Government of Zambia regarding politically motivated accusations...

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Zambia Unveils Draft Constitution

After several months of anxiety and speculation among members of the public, the Constitution Technical Committee today released the first Draft Constitution. This is a breakthrough after the initial schedule...

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Sata Suspends Judges, Prompting Concern Over Judicial Independence

During his first-ever press conference this afternoon, President Sata suspended Supreme Court Judge Philip Musonda, and Judges Charles Kajimanga and Nigel Mutuna of the High Court. The President further appointed...

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Former MMD Minister Lungwangwa Shocked by Police Raid of His Farm

Former Communication and Transport minister Professor Geoffrey Lungwangwa says he has been left in total shock following a police search for guns at his farmhouse in Lusaka West on Wednesday....

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Kaunda: To Live Long, Go Vegetarian

First Republican President DR Kenneth Kaunda has attributed his longevity to the healthy lifestyle he leads. In an interview, Dr Kaunda, whose birthday falls today, said his vegetarian lifestyle had...

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Pande: MMD Ready to Redeem Itself

MMD presidential aspirant Kabinga Pande has asked Zambians to forgive the former ruling party for any wrongs it might have committed. Featuring on Radio Phoenix’s Let the People Talk programme yesterday, Pande, who is...

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Police Detain Former President’s Son Andrew Banda

Police this afternoon picked up former president Rupiah Banda’s son Andrew from the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport for questioning. An officer who sought anonymity disclosed that Andrew was picked up...

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