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Ngcongca to captain Bafana Bafana against Zambia

Racing Genk defender Anele Ngcongca will captain Bafana Bafana when they take on Zambia in an international friendly match at Orlando Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The match is the first phase of preparations for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament … read more »

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Uphold peace – Scott

Acting President Guy Scott has called on Zambians to uphold peace and tranquillity during the festive season. Dr Scott said in his Christmas message to the nation last night that as a Christian nation, it is important that Zambians celebrate … read more »

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Govt releases K400m for farmers

By CHARITY MOONGA – THE Government has released K400 million out of the outstanding K685 million to pay farmers countrywide. Meanwhile, Parliament yesterday adjourned sine die after sitting for 43 days. Agriculture and Livestock Minister Wylbur Simuusa said in a … read more »

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HH promises continuation

By XAVIER MANCHISHI – UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema has said his government will continue with the developmental projects that are underway. Mr Hichilema said his government would, however, ensure that all infrastructure development contracts were … read more »

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e-times elates ZACCI

By BRIAN HATYOKA and ANDREW PHIRI – ZAMBIA Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) has said the introduction of e-times is a step in the right direction as it is a key platform for the business community to promptly access … read more »

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Miles pends

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – THE Supreme Court has directed the Lusaka High Court to hear inter-parte an application by three Patriotic Front (PF) members who are asking the court to add them as respondents. Matero Member of Parliament Miles Sampa, … read more »

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No show Mafikizolo sparks looting

By CHUSA SICHONE – TEMPERS flared at Lusaka’s Government Complex in the early hours of yesterday when South African multi-award winning music outfit Mafikizolo failed to perform. The highly expectant patrons who had paid K250 and K150 respectively to watch … read more »

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$1.6m for polls…US pumps K9.6m into January 20 elections

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – THE United States of America (USA) has given Zambia about US$1.6 million (K9.6 million) for the January 20, 2015 Presidential elections. US ambassador to Zambia Eric Schultz said the money would go to the Electoral Commission … read more »

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3 nabbed over bus attack

By NAKUBIANA SHABONGO and DELPHINE ZULU – POLICE in Lusaka have arrested three people in connection with the attack on six passengers and smashing windows of a Marcopolo bus recently while armed with assorted weapons. The three men attacked a … read more »

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