Daily Archives: Aug 31, 2016

President Edgar Lungu won the elections-FDD

FORUM for Democracy and Development (FDD) running mate Dr Clement Mwanza has charged that President –elect Edgar Lungu won convincingly adding that the delays in inaugurating him as a Head of State would derail his developmental plans. Dr Mwanza said … read more »

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Quote of the day

Before God we are all equally wise – and equally foolish. Albert Einstein

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Presidential Election Petition Trial to start on Friday and conclude on Thursday next week

Trial in the presidential election petition case will start on Friday this week, 2nd September 2016 and finish on Thursday next week. The UPND is contesting the re-election of President Edgar Lungu of the Patriotic Front (PF). The Court is … read more »

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We will not accept IMF austerity measures that will hurt the poor-State House

State House says the Zambian government will turn down any proposals to implement tough austerity measures that will hurt the majority poor. State House Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda clarified that the International Monetary Fund bailout … read more »

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Can confrontation and violence be avoided on Tanzania’s “Day of Defiance”?

There will be a solar eclipse in Tanzania this Thursday. Those in the southern part of the country will be able to experience its full “annular phase”. But elsewhere, including Dar es Salaam, it will still be visible with a … read more »

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HIV Prevention Runs into Trouble in South Africa

DURBAN, South Africa—Where Zuma Mabuza lives, in KwaZulu–Natal, getting HIV—the human immunodeficiency virus—can feel inevitable. “If people in the community talk about HIV, the conversation is usually about which treatment options are best,” says Mabuza, a 28-year-old woman who sells … read more »

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Zimbabwe Protesters Call for National Shutdown as 68 Demonstrators Charged

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be forced to leave office by the end of 2016, according to a protest campaign calling for a national shutdown on Wednesday. Civil unrest has been growing in Zimbabwe, with 18 political parties uniting in … read more »

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Rush Limbaugh battles with caller in tense exchange over Donald Trump’s immigration waffling

Rush Limbaugh said Monday that he never took Donald Trump “seriously” when he said he would deport millions of people residing in the US illegally. The remarks from the king of conservative talk radio came when a Los Angeles caller … read more »

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