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Sampa’s DF banned

GOVERNMENT has deregistered the Democratic Front (DF) party because of ownership wrangles between founder Davies Chanda and former Matero member of Parliament (MP) Miles Sampa. Minister of Home Affairs Davies Mwila said at a press briefing in Lusaka yesterday that … read more »

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CBU, UNZA closed indefinitely

GOVERNMENT has indefinitely closed the University of Zambia (UNZA) Great East Road campus and the Copperbelt University in Kitwe, due to students’ unrest at the two institutions of higher learning. Minister of Higher Education Michael Kaingu gave the students up … read more »

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Lubinda allays hunger fears

MINISTER of Agriculture Given Lubinda has reiterated that the country has adequate maize stocks to last until July 2016. The minister said there is no need for people to panic because the country has enough stocks of maize. Mr Lubinda … read more »

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Katongo rues missed penalty

ZAMBIA skipper Christopher Katongo has regretted missing a penalty during Sunday’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) quarter-final tie against Guinea. With the match ending goalless after 120 minutes, Katongo missed Zambia’s first penalty and the Chipolopolo went on to lose 5-4 … read more »

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Pope warns gossiping priests, nuns to ‘bite your tongue’

Vatican City (AFP) – Pope Francis told gossip-loving priests and nuns to bite their tongues on Monday, and warned those breaking their vow of obedience to fall into line sharpish. “If you get an urge to say something against a … read more »

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MMD endorses PF pact

THE MMD has resolved to unconditionally enter into an alliance with the Patriotic Front (PF) ahead of this year’s general elections. And Patriotic Front (PF) secretary-general Davies Chama says the ruling party is not worried about the formation of an … read more »

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Africa demands equal voice at UN

OUT-GOING chairperson of the African Union (AU) President Robert Mugabe has taken a swipe at the Western world for refusing to reform the United Nations (UN) Security Council and pledged that Africa will fight to get permanent membership on the … read more »

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Catherine Phiri dethrones Rivas to win the WBC title in Mexico

In what the media described as a shocker, Zambia’s Catherine Phiri, with a professional record of (11-1, 5KO), caused an upset by dethroning WBC Female Bantamweight Champion Yazmin Rivas, who has a record of (34-9, 10KO), via a technical decision … read more »

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Couple’s Lawsuit Is First Test for Same-Sex Marriage in China

CHANGSHA, China — The two young men met through an online chat group. They began seeing each other every day. Long walks in the park. Movies and barhopping. Dinner with grandparents. On their first anniversary, in June, the men, Sun … read more »

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