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Sata’s Third Cabinet Reshuffle Causes Confusion

For the third time in less than 10 months, President Michael Sata has reshuffled his cabinet and created new ministries, prompting some confusion among political observers over the roles of...

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Masebo Appointed Minister, Cabinet Slowly Bloating

President Michael Sata’s promise for a small and manageable government has continued to fade with the increase in his Cabinet as Chongwe member of parliament Sylvia Masebo becomes the latest...

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High Profile Lozi Politician Calls Press Briefing on Barotseland

Veteran politician Sikota Wina is on Thursday expected to hold a press briefing at his Mimosa Farm in Lusaka’s Chilanga area and share his knowledge about the controversial Barotseland Agreement...

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Zambian Road Contractor Gave PF over K25 billion to Win By-Elections

A Zambian road contractor Sable Transport spent over K25 billion as one of the major funders for the ruling Patriotic Front to win all three parliamentary and ward by-elections held...

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PF Fires Permanent Secretary over K14 billion DBZ Loan Scandal

President Michael Sata has fired finance permanent secretary Dr Abraham Mwenda for giving a statement in court that contradicted the government over the K14 billion loan his friends defaulted. Post...

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Rupiah Banda’s Lawyer Links Sata’s Threats to Bush Letter

Robert Amsterdam, an international lawyer acting on behalf of former President Rupiah Banda and Henry Banda, has issued a statement today arguing that President Michael Sata’s decision to threaten the...

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VP Guy Scott Cites Progress on Unemployment, Warns Opposition

Vice President Guy Scott says a number of initiatives are underway to create decent jobs in the country. Dr. Scott has explained that since the PF took over government nine months ago...

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Zambian President Sata Plans more Room for Relatives and Friends in Government

Zambian President Michael Sata is planning a mini reshuffle at permanent secretary level to facilitate the inclusion of more relatives and friends that want to consolidate senior positions in government....

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Rupiah Banda Apologizes to George W. Bush over Sata’s ‘Colonialist’ Comment

On July 4, 2012, Zambian President Michael Sata hosted the former U.S. President George W. Bush at State House for a press conference commemorating a charity project involving Bush that...

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UPDATED: UPND Scoops Livingstone, MMD Takes Muchinga, PF Settles for Chama North

Zambia’s opposition UPND has won the Livingstone by-election with over 3000 votes while counting is still underway in Muchinga and Chama North where opposition MMD and ruling PF have taken...

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