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Wina Calls for Legislation to Curb Hate Speech

Vice President Inonge Wina has urged parliament to enact a law that criminalizes hate speech in Zambia. And Leader of the Opposition in parliament Jack Mwiimbu accused government of tolerating...

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PF WRITE SPEAKER TO DECLARE ROAN SEAT VACANT

The shadow boxing between Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili and the Patriotic Front has taken a dramatic twist with the latter writing to the Speaker of the National Assembly...

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Kambwili Appeals Expulsion Verdict

Expelled Patriotic Front Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili has appealed the High Court verdict upholding his expulsion. Kambwili has appealed to the Constitutional Court after the High Court threw out...

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PF Suspends Constituency Elections in Copperbelt

The curse of divisive elections has reared its ugly head in the grassroots elections of the Patriotic Front on the Copperbelt Province. Provincial chairperson Stephen Kainga has announced the suspension...

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Trump Extends Order on DRC Emergency

CONTINUATION OF THE NATIONAL EMERGENCY WITH RESPECT TO THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO On October 27, 2006, by Executive Order 13413, the President declared a national emergency with respect to the...

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DRC OPPOSITION LEADERS MEET IN SA AHEAD OF DEC. 23 POLLS

Opposition leaders from the Democratic Republic of Congo held a second day of talks in South Africa aimed at choosing who should lead their race for the presidency. With less...

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High Court Upholds Kambwili Expulsion from PF

Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili’s grip on his seat is waning with the Lusaka High Court throwing out his challenge to his expulsion. Kamwbili leads the National Democratic Congress...

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Ethiopia appoints first female president in its modern history in latest reform

Ethiopia’s Parliament on Thursday approved the East African country’s first female president, Sahle-Work Zewde, a veteran of the United Nations and the diplomatic corps. The position of president is ceremonial...

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ZCID Blows UPND Offside on Dialogue

FULL STATEMENT UPND NOT TELLING THE TRUTH The Zambia Centre for Interparty Dialogue (ZCID) wishes to refute media statements attributed to Mr. Charles Kakoma, the UPND Spokesperson that the party...

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KABILA’S ENDING WILL BE DISASTROUS, WARNS TOP DRC OFFICIAL

A top political figure in the trouble-torn Democratic Republic of Congo Olivier Kamitatu has warned President Joseph Kabila’s end will be disastrous if he does not yield to demands of...

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