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Zambian Police Violently Crack Down On Protesters

Police in Lusaka yesterday violently beat up and arrested several opposition UPND cadres who attempted to demonstrate against the suspension of Supreme Court judge Philip Musonda and High Court judges...

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PF Still Wants to Force Dissolution of MMD, Seeks Ban of Candidates in By-Elections

The ruling Patriotic Front (PF) party has filed an injunction before the Lusaka High Court seeking to ban MMD candidates from competing for the forthcoming Muchinga and Chama North by-elections...

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PF Prepares for Chama North By-Elections

The Patriotic Front has adopted former Chama North MMD member of parliament Darious Mumba as its candidate in the by-election slated for next month.  The Lusaka High Court recently nullified...

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Guy Scott Hopes for Bigger Role in Commonwealth

Vice President Guy Scott says Zambia has every interest in playing an active role in Commonwealth dialogue meant to explore issues of common concern. In his speech to mark Queen...

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MMD Rallies Around New Leader Nevers Mumba

The Elections Chairman for the opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) party Gabriel Namulambe says that the National Executive Committee (NEC) should play a supportive role to the new party...

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Sata Thanks the Copperbelt, But They Ask for More

This past Saturday, President Michael Sata visited the Copperbelt and region and got down and knelt before residents to thank them for the votes recorded from the region in the...

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Supreme Court Judge Musonda Joins Kajimanga and Mutuna

Supreme Court Judge Phillip Musonda has joined the two other High Court judges who have been granted stays against their suspensions, delaying the formation of President Michael Sata’s tribunal. Judges...

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Zambian Opposition Calls for Resignation of Prosecutor

The political opposition parties in Zambia are planning a major demonstration this Wednesday to press for the removal of Mutembo Nchito as Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Edwin Sakala, head...

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Canada Withdraws from Mugabe’s Tourism Summit

Canada is withdrawing from the United Nations World Tourism Office, a move it said was formalized this week over the agency’s recognition of Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe as World Tourism...

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Council of Churches Joins PF Attack on Judiciary

The Council of Churches in Zambia has proposed the dissolution of the Judiciary, saying some judges in the country are a disgrace. In a statement supporting calls for the total...

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