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Zambia, China sign $800m trade agreement

ZAMBIA and China have signed an economic trade agreement amounting to US$800 million. The deal was signed in Beijing yesterday. President Lungu has also reassured Chinese investors that their businesses are safe in Zambia, according to a statement issued to … read more »

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Lungu intervenes in HIV matter

ZAMBIANS who are found to be HIV positive while living in China are being sent back, it has been discovered. President Lungu says he has discussed with the Chinese President XI Jinping the issue of Zambians living with HIV/AIDS who … read more »

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Grand Coalition attaches conditions to support referendum

The Grand Coalition on the Campaign for the People Driven Constitution says it will only support a legitimate referendum. Coalition Spokesperson MacDonald Chipenzi says the Grand Coalition’s support for the referendum will also be dependent on a properly conducted census. … read more »

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Minister says sorry to UPND MP

MINISTER of Education, Science, Vocational Training and Early Education Michael Kaingu has apologised to United Party for National Development (UPND) Namwala member of Parliament (MP) Moono Lubezhi for referring to her as ‘Dorika.’ Dr Kaingu said at a press briefing … read more »

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HH reassures Zambians on promises

Opposition UPND President Hakainde Hichilema has reassured Zambians his party will not renege on its campaign promises if voted in power. Mr. Hichilema says the UPND will stand its ground to delivering on its campaign promises. He says he believes … read more »

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K5bn set aside for road works

THE National Road Fund Agency (NRFA) has provided K5.4 billion for road infrastructure development and road transport services for the fiscal year January 1, to December 31, 2015. The NRFA and other stakeholders are complimenting Government’s vision of opening up … read more »

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COUNCILS LACK CREATIVITY & INNOVATION

By Bill M. Kapinga Today, I would like to crack a whip at councils in our beloved country. If I had a way, I would in fact order council officials to strip-off so that I can lash them hard on … read more »

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LUNGU MAKES CHANGES TO RETIREMENT AGE LAW

In line with his campaign promise during the run up to the January 20 presidential election, President Edgar Chagwa Lungu has directed the Ministry of Justice to immediately revise the law on retirement age to provide for three options an … read more »

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Government condemns sexism

Acting President Inonge Wina has condemned sexist remarks directed at women. Ms Wina‘s condemnation follows recent sexist remarks made by some senior Inonge-Wina-Veepgovernment and PF officials against female political figures. In a statement made available to QFM News, Ms Wina … read more »

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