Daily Archives: Apr 3, 2012

Government welcomes Barotse drop of secession calls

Government has welcomed the decision by the Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) to drop secession calls and engage in dialogue on issues surrounding the Barotseland Agreement of 1964. Home Affairs Minister, Kennedy Sakeni says the development is a big relief not … read more »

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THE Lungu Royal Establisment Open Letter to the President – Barotse issue

THE Lungu Royal Establisment (LRE) of the Lungu-speaking people of Northern and Eastern Provinces of Zambia observes with profound sadness the unfolding developments in Western Province of the sovereign Republic of Zambia. Zambia is at crossroads and the LRE urgently … read more »

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UK Immigration: Vicar jailed over sham marriages

A Church of England vicar has been jailed for four-and-a-half years for presiding over nearly 250 sham marriages in a “massive and systematic” immigration fraud in east London. The Rev Brian Shipsides, 56, conducted more than 200 bogus unions at … read more »

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RB’s foreign lawyer says PF bent on destroying MMD

Former President Rupiah Banda’s foreign lawyer Robert Amsterdam has charged that the former regime officials being arrested for corruption are being targeted in an attempt to destroy the MMD as a political force in Zambia and return the country to … read more »

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Priest ‘Accidentally Showed Gay Porn’ During Primary School Presentation

Parents got more than they bargained for when a presentation given by a priest at a primary school included some rather raunchy slides – of gay porn. Father Martin McVeigh was setting up a slideshow for parents of children taking … read more »

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KK speaks on Barotseland

DR KENNETH Kaunda yesterday called for genuine consultations among all parties involved in the Barotseland Agreement of 1964. According to a statement issued by the Office of the First President chief of staff Godwin Mfula, Dr Kaunda said the question … read more »

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Debt uncertainty over policy

(Reuters) – Foreign holdings of Zambian debt have fallen to their lowest since 2005, reflecting uncertainty over the direction of policy following elections last year and the spillover from the global financial crisis, a central bank official said on Tuesday. … read more »

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Kaunda’s guidance on Barotse long overdue

United Party for National Development leader Hakainde Hichilema says first republican President Kenneth Kaunda’s call for genuine consultations on the Barotseland agreement is a good start. Mr. Hichilema says the advice by the first republican president is long overdue and … read more »

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Barotse opts for dialogue, not secession

GAMBELA of the Lozi people in Western Province, Clement Sinyinda says the traditional leadership has with immediate effect stopped any agitation for secession. Mr Sinyinda said the Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) has instead opted for dialogue with the Government in … read more »

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