Daily Archives: Sep 8, 2016

Lungu inauguration set for next Tuesday

PRESIDENT–elect Edgar Lungu and his running mate Inonge Wina will be inaugurated on Tuesday next week following the Constitutional Court ruling which threw out the UPND petition which was seeking the nullification of the re-election of the Head of State. … read more »

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Dynamo Magician

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Donors want stolen funds at ZNFU refunded

The Swedish and Finnish Embassies in Zambia have demanded that firm action is taken against officials at the Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) who were responsible in stealing donors funds. A notice from the Embassies and the We Effect project … read more »

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Photos from the colonial archives

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Latest Afrobarometer report show that Zambians are afraid of political violence during elections

A South African good governance institute Afrobarometer has disclosed that its latest report indicates that Zambian’s assessments of elections have improved with half of the population holding a view that the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) is a credible institution, … read more »

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Quote of the day

      Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today. – Benjamin Franklin

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Lusaka High Court denies UPND Ex-parte Hearing to Block Inauguration

The Lusaka High Court has denied United Party for National Development -UPND President Hakainde Hichilema and Party Vice President Geoffrey Mwamba an Exparte hearing, a hearing where only one side of the dispute is heard, in the matter where they … read more »

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HIV patients aging before their time

While combination antiretroviral therapy has meant that people with HIV can live longer lives, research shows that the virus makes fundamental changes to the immune system by increasing the risk of developing age-related conditions. “What we are now realising is … read more »

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The new mayor of South Africa’s capital has declared war…on luxury cars

Luxury car manufacturers do not have a friend in the new mayor of South Africa’s capital city. Solly Msimanga, the recently-elected mayor of Tshwane—which includes the capital Pretoria—has put a ban on government spending on high-end vehicles. Msimanga, who represents … read more »

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