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DEC arrests a Medical Doctor for having counterfeit dollars

The Drug Enforcement Commission has arrested a 54 year-old Medical Doctor of Lusaka for being in possession of more than $84, 000 United States Dollar counterfeit notes. In a Press statement to Lusaka DEC Public Relations officer Theresa Katongo said … read more »

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President Lungu delivers his State of the Nation Address as UPND MPs boycott again

President Edgar Lungu delivered his second State of the Nation Address in six months during a special session of Parliament on Friday morning. The Head of State who spoke for slightly over 30 minutes spent the most time lamenting about … read more »

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Fred M’membe loses an injunction to restrain Investrust Bank from handing over assets held in securities

THE LUSAKA High Court has thrown out an application by Fred M’membe for an injunction to restrain Investrust Bank from handing over assets held in securities in connection to the debt owed by the Post Newspaper. High Court Justice Winnie … read more »

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Shoprite Zambia and Food Lovers Market protest Government ban on importation of fruits and vegetables

Shoprite Zambia and Food Lovers Market, the South African chain stores, have protested the move taken by the Government banned the importation of some fruits and vegetables and are seeking lifting of the ban. Food Lovers Market has cited inconsistency … read more »

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Kapiri woman arrested for allegedly killing husband using a high heeled shoe

Police in Kapiri Mposhi have arrested a woman aged 32 of Kampongwe in Kapiri Mposhi for allegedly murdering her husband. The deceased who has been identified as Oliva Kalangwe aged 34 also of Kampongwe area was initially assaulted by his … read more »

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Regina Chiluba put to rest

REGINA Chiluba, widow of the late second Republican president Frederick Chiluba was yesterday put to rest at Lusaka’s Leopards Hill Memorial Park. Meanwhile, President Edgar Lungu has granted Mrs Chiluba, 55, who passed on Sunday last week, an official funeral. … read more »

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Serve subjects, not yourselves Chiefs told

JESUIT Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) has called on traditional leaders to concentrate on serving their subjects instead of engaging in politics and business ventures. JCTR Executive Director Lenard Chiti said it was unfortunate that some traditional leaders were concentrating … read more »

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Bridal prices too high

NATIONAL Guidance and Religious Affairs Minister Godfridah Sumaili has expressed displeasure at the high bridal prices some parents were demanding when marrying off their daughters. Rev Sumaili said it was saddening to note that marriage has now been commercialised overshadowing … read more »

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