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UPND Welcomes Liato after Resignation from MMD

Former Labour Minister Austin Liato has resigned from the MMD to join UPND after the former ruling party asked him to relinquish the position of chairperson for labour affairs. Liato...

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Masebo Blames Banda Govt for PF’s Failure to Deliver on Promises

Tourism Minister Sylvia Masebo has admitted that the Patriotic Front government has failed to deliver meaningful development as promised in 90 days but has put the blame on former President...

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Kabimba Says He Won’t Seek the Presidency

Long rumored to be the groomed successor to take over the Patriotic Front from the unhealthy President Michael Sata, yesterday PF Secretary General Wynter Kabimba said that he did not...

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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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