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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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President Sata says the PF must continue the fight against corruption

President Michael Sata says the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) must continue the fight against corruption, social injustice and inequality in order to promote social order and peace for the Zambian people. The Head of State said political mobilization and consciousness … read more »

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How the African diaspora is using social media to influence development

Something transformational has been happening online: African voices have begun populating social media, quickly becoming the undisputed champions of development punditry. No longer are we faced with what the Nigerian writer Chimamanda Adichie called “the danger of a single story”. … read more »

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Minister warns new NAPSA board

  GOVERNMENT has cautioned the newly inducted National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) board members against making wrong investment decisions that will lead to corruption and abuse of public funds. Labour and Social Security Minister Fackson Shamenda said the board should … read more »

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Complement foreign investment, Zambians told

By NANCY MWAPE BANK of Zambia governor Caleb Fundanga says there is need for more Zambians to own successful businesses and complement foreign investments to grow the economy and create wealth. Dr Fundanga said it is crucial that more local … read more »

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DOES THE DRAFT CONSTITUTION MEET THE NEEDS OF THE MAJORITY POOR? ASKS JCTR

As the National Constitutional Conference (NCC) distributes the draft constitution for comments, it is essential to analyse whether the contents of this important document represent the interests of the majority of the Zambians, especially the poor. “Realising that no other … read more »

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JCTR urges government to prioritise school feeding programmes

The need to provide school feeding programmes in all primary schools in Zambia is central to national development, says the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR). The JCTR said this in light of the study and manual it launched on … read more »

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Zambian Muscian calls government to stop evacuating political leaders to foreign hospitals

Maiko Zulu Maiko Zulu,the most celebrated and consistent Reggae artiste in Zambian music history has called on the “Zambian government to stop evacuating political leaders to foreign hospitals for treatment at the expense of improving health care services for Zambians”. … read more »

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