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PF Lauds New Home Affairs Minister for ‘Tough Stance’ on Corruption

The ruling Patriotic Front has praised its minister for home affairs Edgar Lungu following a warning to corrupt food suppliers. Lungu issued a statement suggesting some businessmen are frequenting his...

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Nevers Mumba to Relaunch the MMD (full statement)

Today at the Lusaka secretariat of the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD), party president Nevers Mumba delivered a statement and fielding questions from the press covering major changes to be...

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Patriotic Front Faces Deepening Confrontation with Catholic Church

Following the controversial deportation of a Rwandan Catholic priest from Zambia, the ruling Patriotic Front party has found itself in a deepening conflict with one of the country’s most important...

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Fresh Riots Erupt at University of Zambia

In just four days, University of Zambia in the capital Lusaka, has erupted into yet another riot this time students demanding their meal allowances. On Monday, the country’s biggest learning...

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Zambia’s Ruling Party Pushes for De-Registration of Opposition Party

Chief Registrar of Societies Clement Andeleki has threatened go forward with the forced de-registeration of the Movement for Multiparty Democracy, arguing that it had become clear that the former ruling...

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Chipimo Criticizes Government’s Prosecution of Hichilema

The National Restoration Party (NAREP) has demanded that government must drop the criminal charges slapped on United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema who was this week arrested...

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Government Delays Closure of UNZA

The Zambian government has resolved to put off the proposed closure of the University of Zambia from September 1 to October 31 after students rioted against the decision. Education Minister...

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Kabimba Denies Political Motivations Behind Charges against Opposition Leaders

In response to criticism over the state’s handling of arrests and charges against leading members of the opposition, the Patriotic Front Secretary General Wynter Kabimba has released a statement castigating...

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President Sata Digging His Own Grave, says Fr Banyangandora

Father Viateur Banyangandora says President Michael Sata is digging his own grave by displaying dictatorial tendencies. The Lundazi Catholic Priest was deported from Zambia a fortnight ago to his native...

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MMD Leader Happy with Relationship with Rupiah Banda

The leader of the opposition MMD in Zambia says he is enjoying very good relationship with former Republican president Rupiah Banda and assured members of the former ruling party that...

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