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Zambia Police Detain Journalists, Torture Ivory Theft Suspect

Zambia’s state police today detained two journalists from Muvi TV and the government owned and PF controlled Times of Zambia for following up the country’s biggest ivory theft scandal. According...

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Shamenda Says State-Owned Media Should Be Independent

During a visit to the offices of the state-owned Zambia Daily Mail newspaper, Minister of Information, Broadcasting and Labour Fackson Shamenda commented yesterday that the government should endeavour to keep...

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State Fails To Take Andrew Banda To Court

Police have extended the bond on Andrew Banda, the son of the former President Rupiah Banda, to July 6th 2011 because prosecutors are not yet ready to take him to court,...

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Opposition Leader Hichilema Calls Out The Post

The President of the United Party for National Development (UPND) Hakainde Hichilema has said that The Post Newspaper is no longer a media organization but rather the Patriotic Front government’s...

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Chipimo Invitation To Brazil Not Genuine, says MMD MP

MMD parliamentarian Lucky Mulusa says the invitation of opposition leader Elias Chipimo to accompany President Michael Sata to the Rio+20 Conference in Brazil was not a genuine gesture to mirror...

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Another Opposition Politician Arrested in Zambia

Former Western Province Minister Richard Mwapela of the opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) has been arrested and charged with forgery and theft by public servant. According to a statement...

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Chiluba’s Legacy Prompts Debate

Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda, who is currently acting as President while Michael Sata is out of the country, yesterday led people from all walks of life to attend the first...

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Donors Express Concern over Zambian Government’s Policies

The Department for International Development (DFID) Zambia says the government needs to explain concrete policy actions it intends to undertake to reduce poverty. During the poverty reduction budget support review...

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MMD MP Faces Arrest For ‘Insulting’ Sata

Police in Mkushi have opened a docket against Mkushi South MMD member of parliament Sydney Chisanga for allegedly insulting the President . Central Province commissioner of police Dr Solomon Jere...

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Sata Looks to Repair Reputation by Inviting Opposition to Rio+20

President Michael Sata says he wants to see a meaningful and progressive opposition that will be an ingredient to national peace, stability and poverty reduction. The President has invited opposition...

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