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MP asks court to protect him from expulsion from UPND party

United Party for National Development (UPND) Itezhi tezhi Member of Parliament (MP) Greyford Monde, who is Agriculture deputy minister, has maintained that the court should protect him from being ejected out of the party because he was not given an … read more »

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UPND vows to go ahead with a banned public rally

The United Party for National Development(UPND) has vowed to go ahead with a public rally scheduled for Sunday in Lusaka’s Kabwata area. This is despite police refusing to issue a permit for the event. UPND Deputy Spokesperson Cornelius Mweetwa says … read more »

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Round up of Business for the week by Uncle Mike

The roundup of news this week reviews a distressing time for some of us who have lived for more than half a century in our country Zambia. Recent developments in the economy are reminiscent of the conditions that existed in … read more »

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Tomato trader shuns rebased kwacha

A TOMATO trader caused a stir at Kabwe’s Green market on Wednesday when she refused  to  get the  rebased KR10 (K10,000) after a customer paid her the new Kwacha for tomatoes and vegetables. The woman who attracted attention from onlookers said she wanted … read more »

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Man back from dead given marching orders

A man who came back from the dead was given his marching orders. 47-year-old Igor Faber disappeared while on a hike in the Tatra mountains near his home in Poprad, Slovakia, in 1993. After months of tireless searching, rescue teams … read more »

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Southampton 1 Arsenal 1

Southampton climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone after securing a draw with Arsenal but were unfortunate not to pick up all three points. The Saints went ahead when Gaston Ramirez seized on a loose ball and drilled past … read more »

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Vultures attack park visitors’ cars

Vultures are attacking Everglades National Park visitors’ cars. Park users are reportedly strapping tarps and bungee cords to their vehicles to stop them being so appealing to the birds. The vultures are in the habit of ripping off windshield wipers, … read more »

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Zambia: Our comments to the NCC

Some of the participants of the meeting Zambians living in the UK representing various interests met on Friday, 30th July 2010 at a collaborative meeting co-ordinated by UKZAMBIANS to discuss the draft constitution.  Here is the final report submitted to … read more »

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Zambian; UK Diaspora Greet Draft Constitution with Mixed Feelings

By Greatford Kamona Intense Discussions Zambians in the United Kingdom have reacted to the draft constitution with mixed feelings. While they welcomed the clause that recommends dual citizenship, they bemoaned the 15 year continuous residence period for spouses of Zambian … read more »

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