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Why Westminster lobby is important for poorer countries

By Milimo Mwiba On Thursday more than a thousand people will be in London to stand up for justice. Just by turning up to the Tea Time for Change mass lobby on international development issues, they are showing solidarity with … read more »

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Beyond post-study work migrant route: UK students quandary

George Tizirai-Chapwanya (solicitor with Bake & Co Solicitors) BRITAIN has announced a new student policy which points to plans to restrict the current Post-Study Work Migrant programme from April 2012. The purpose of the new reforms is to encourage graduates … read more »

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London Calling – Trans Atlantic State Trade

By Austin Kaluba Is there any thing whereof it may be said, See, this is new? It has been already of old time, which was before us. Ecclesiastes 1 vs 10 It is 200 years plus now since that barbaric  … read more »

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Zambians ‘better off buying a house in UK than renting’

A fall in mortgage rates during the last three years means that an average three bedroom property costs £608 a month in mortgage payments compared to £709 in rent. It is a sharp turnaround compared to three years ago at … read more »

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UK immigration: Have 5m to spare? You can now settle in UK in no time

LONDON: The British Conservative party pro-rich bias appears intact if its latest immigration policy is any indication. Under a fast track scheme,any foreigner willing to park 5 million pounds in a British bank or building society will be granted leave … read more »

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UK immigration clamp to hit foreign students – families and work ban blow for Zambian Students

Under the new rules which come into effect this April, foreign students at the many private colleges in the UK will be banned from doing any work or allowed to bring in their spouses or family members… The rules are … read more »

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Zambia: Down Memory lane with Austin Kaluba

Austin Kaluba This week I will look at colonial Zambia and add pieces from the post-independence Zambia. Note that my memory lane sojourn is largely concentrated in Lusaka and on the Copperbelt because of the influence the two regions have … read more »

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UK weather: More Snow and Sub-zero temperatures across Britain

The United Kingdom is experiencing yet another week of snow and sub-zero temperatures. There is snow from southern Scotland, in the Northeast and Midlands. This has caused major  disruptions in air, road and rail travel across Britain. According to reports, … read more »

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‘Mercenaries using Barotse for votes’

By DELPHINE ZULU and CHILA NAMAIKO VETERAN politician Sikota Wina has said some “political mercenaries” are using the Barotseland Agreement to win votes and advised Zambians to take interest and study the document to avoid being misled. And Mr Wina … read more »

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