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Headlines 14 March 2012

ZR Comment:  Just one day after President Michael Sata aggressively attacked the leadership of the two opposition parties, calling them “thieves,” as well as the removal of...

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Headlines 9 March 2012

ZR Comment:  The issue of partisan bias in the Zambian media appears to be deepening, as newspapers such as The Post are opening up an attack the...

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Headlines 8 March 2012

ZR Comment:  President Michael Sata has once again shaken things up in the Patriotic Front administration with a series of new cabinet appointments and demotions of key...

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Headlines 7 March 2012

ZR Comment:  Yesterday the PF administration continued its seizure of property belonging to the opposition party with the impounding of a 63-seat campaign bus, which would presumably...

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Headlines 6 March 2012

ZR Comment:  The two big stories taking shape this week are the rumors surrounding the revival of the Barotseland Agreement and the resumption of the government’s attack...

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Headlines 5 March 2012

ZR Comment:  Hot story over the weekend was President Sata’s sudden sacking of the Director-General of the Zambian Public Procurement Authority Samuel Chibuye.  The rumors going round...

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Headlines 2 March 2012

ZR Comment:  President Michael Sata has had a brutal week, politically speaking.  Following the visit of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to Lusaka, the divisive issue of gay...

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Headlines 1 March 2012

ZR Comment:  Welcome to all our new subscribers.  Today there is still growing speculation over the meaning of President Sata’s cabinet re-shuffle.  Is it to placate Chinese...

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