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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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Chavez was a maker of dreams

Most of what you read or hear in mass media about President Hugo Chavez is always negative, his faults exaggerated, his discourse distorted and his achievements ignored. The reality is quite different. Hugo Chavez was beloved by millions around the … 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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“At no time did Mr Storella nor Dr Kaunda persuade him to concede defeat” Banda

Former Republican President Rupiah Banda has refuted assertions that American Ambassador to Zambia Mark Storella and first Republican President Kenneth Kaunda persuaded him to concede defeat when he lost the 2011 presidential elections. Mr Banda told Radio Phoenix in an … 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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Home Affairs Minister Edgar Lungu to improve Ministry facilities

Home Affairs Minister Edgar Lungu says it is shameful and embarrassing that 50 years after independence, some officers in his ministry still operated under trees and tents. Mr Lungu noted that it was high time that the welfare of police … read more »

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Business brief

By Uncle Mike COPPER PRODUCTION DOWN OR IS IT DEMAND?… It was first reported last week by the ministry of commerce that copper export proceeds for 2012 dropped and this was attributed to lack of demand for the product. A … read more »

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FLASHMOB BOOSTS CONDOM AWARENESS

AIDS Healthcare Foundation pioneers new approach to HIV/AIDS prevention message Shoppers and travellers at Lusaka’s City Market and InterCity Bus Station received a Valentine’s Day surprise today (February 14) when an energetic “flashmob” of 37 young advocates moved through the … read more »

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5 Chibombo accident bodies remain unclaimed

FIVE bodies from the Chibombo Post bus accident still remain unclaimed, according to Ndola district commissioner Rebby Chanda. But police say that 51 people died in the Chibombo accident on Thursday February 7, 2013 and that they had all been … read more »

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