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Close to 5,000 Mopani miners to lose jobs

Mopani Mines has announced that it will have to close several areas of its operations which may affect a total of 4,700 direct employees if power supply restrictions continue. In a statement, Mopani says it has become necessary to curtail … read more »

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HIV Testing not mandatory-Dr Chilufya

Government appears to have backed down on its decision to introduce mandatory testing for HIV in Zambia. Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya clarified that what Government will be implementing is routine testing for HIV as part of diagnostic screening to be … read more »

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UNZA students to sit for Exams-Lungu

Academic Affairs Secretary Cornelius Daka has disclosed that all registered students will be allowed to sit for exams provided their sponsors or guardians sign commitment forms to clear the debt. This follows president Lungu’s intervention “UNZASU would like to inform … read more »

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I am ten times stronger-HH

Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has declared that he is now ten times stronger than he was when he went into prison. And hundreds of UPND supporters thronged the streets of Lusaka shortly after Mr Hichilema was released to celebrate. Addressing … read more »

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HH to be released on Monday

Written By Chris Mfula of Reuters) Zambia plans to drop treason charges against the country’s main opposition leader and free him from prison on Monday under a deal brokered by the Commonwealth secretary-general, government and legal sources told Reuters. The … read more »

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Flinto Chandia put to rest

Flinto Chandia, the renowned sculptor, painter and musician was put to rest at Leopards Memorial Park yesterday at a funeral service attended by scores of artists. Chandia was found by one of his daughters hanging outside his studio at his … read more »

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Woman who Made me Love Zambia

by Mwizenge S. Tembo, Ph. D. Professor of Sociology President Kaunda was young. Simon Kapwepwe was young. Munukayumbwa Sipalo was young. Peter Matoka was young. Julia Chikamoneka was young.  Chibesa Kankasa was young. Mutumba Mainga Bull was young. Chieftainess Nkomesha … read more »

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Government has refuted expelled and former Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Chishimba Kambwili’s allegation that US$273 million meant for the digital migration project has been misappropriated. In a statement, Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services and Chief Government Spokesperson Kampamba … read more »

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Hubby kills wife and her lover

Police in Lusaka have arrested a 33 year old man identified as Peter Siwale, a clearing agent of Lusaka’s Mean Wood Phase 2 for allegedly shooting dead his wife identified Charity Namuko aged 30 (above) together with another man identified … read more »

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