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Kenya election reactions: West cautious while China, African countries positive

Western nations were Sunday silent on how they will work with the new Kenyan government to be headed by President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta even as the Chinese congratulated the Jubilee flagbearer. Even though Britain, the United States of America, Canada and … read more »

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Sata appoints 2 more UPND MPs

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has appointed two more UPND members of parliament as deputy ministers. Meanwhile, re-elected PF Mpongwe member of parliament Gabriel Namulambe yesterday sat in the deputy ministers’ pew, showing that a ministerial position has been given to him. … read more »

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Government to procure more than 200 ambulances

After last month’s tragic Chibombo road traffic accident which left more than 50 passengers dead, Government plans to procure more than 200 ambulances to boost emergency response during accidents, Health Minister Joseph Kasonde has said. Dr Kasonde was speaking during … read more »

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Dandy Crazy arrested for trafficking in Cannabis

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) on the Copperbelt has arrested popular local musician “’Dandy Crazy’ for trafficking in Cannabis. And the commission in Lusaka has arrested a 26 year old Zimbabwean woman for trafficking in ephedrine. This is contained in … read more »

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Access to Information Bill to be presented in June

Government has deferred the presentation to Parliament of the Access to Information Bill also known as the Freedom of Information Bill for enactment to June this year. Vice president Guy Scott who last year had indicated that the Bill will … read more »

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ActionAid advises Zambia to re-negotiate tax treaty with Ireland

ZAMBIA should urgently re-negotiate its bilateral tax treaty with Ireland to halt multinationals flying the money out of this economy, says ActionAid. The charity, which recently documented alleged tax avoidance practices by Zambia Sugar – findings that have been disputed … read more »

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Haphazard drainage systems – Lusaka’s ongoing problem

Residents of Lusaka’s townships have received little attention from government, whom they claim has done little to improve water and sanitation facilities in the peri-urban areas of the city. LUSAKA, 11 August 2011 (IRIN) – Charity Muyumbana, 45, has spent … read more »

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Government apologise to the farming community

Government has apologized to the farming community and the entire nation for the late delivery of inputs in the 2012/2013 farming season. Farmers in the country have expressed disappointment over the late delivery of inputs in the 2012/2013 farming season, … read more »

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Angola’s white elephant city

Built at a reported cost of $3.5-billion, it was supposed to solve Angola’s chronic post-war housing shortage and go some way to fulfil a 2008 election promise to provide one million homes in four years. But the Nova Cidade de … read more »

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