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DRC journalist jailed after story on Chinese-run hospital

New York, February 15, 2013–Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo should release pending appeal a journalist who was sentenced to six months in prison in December on defamation charges, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The journalist was … read more »

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“No witch-hunt in the corruption crusade” says Guy Scott

VICE-PRESIDENT Guy Scott has said that there is no witch-hunt in the corruption crusade the PF Government has embarked on. Dr Scott said Government had found a lot of prima-facie evidence against several leaders who served in both the previous … read more »

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Former president will not make himself available for Investigations

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) director-general Rosewin Wandi has said that he has received a letter from the lawyers of former President Rupiah Banda stating that the the former president will, tomorrow, not make himself available before the Government Joint Team … read more »

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Kwacha trades at K5 per $

THE new Kwacha was yesterday trading against the United States dollar at K5.1611 selling and K5.1811 buying according to Bank of Zambia (BoZ) interbank foreign exchange rates for the 09:30 hours’ session. The Kwacha was trading against the United State … read more »

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Opposition press conferences ‘ meaningless ‘

Chief Government Spokesman Kennedy Sakeni says it is a pity that the five opposition parties, led by the MMD have continued congregating at meaningless press conferences for the sole purpose of whimpering about non-controversial issues. Mr. Sakeni , who is … read more »

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Nevers to hold press conference

Movement for Multi-Party Democracy (MMD) President Dr Nevers Mumba has revealed that he will hold a press briefing tomorrow to reveal the full details of misdeeds by the MMD national secretary Richard Kachingwe . Dr Mumba said he did not … read more »

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Zambian Journalist based in Lusaka joins UKZAMBIANS

Charity Musa, a Zambian journalist based in Lusaka, Zambia, has joined UKZAMBIANS as an entertainment weekly correspondent. She is the second addition to the UKZAMBIANS team in the last two weeks following the recruitment of another high profile weekly columnist … read more »

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Zambia: Open Letter To H.E. President Rupiah Banda

H.E. President Rupiah Banda State House P.O. Box 30135 Lusaka Zambia Tel: 260317/26 Fax: 254545 RE: The Case against Fred M’membe, Owner of The Post, Zambia Vienna, 8 July, 2010 Dear President Banda, We, 23 International Press Institute (IPI) World … read more »

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Fred M’membe has been sentenced to four months

POST newspaper Editor-in-Chief Fred M’membe has been sentenced to four months imprisonment with hard labour. Lusaka magistrate David Simusamba sentenced M’membe this morning following his conviction over contempt of court charges on Wednesday. This is in a case in which … read more »

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