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ZAMBIA has frozen Libyan 75 percent shares in Zamtel

LAP Green shares frozen By DARLINGTON MWENDABAI ZAMBIA has frozen LAP Green Network’s 75 percent shares in Zamtel in conformity with the international community’s decision to freeze all assets belonging to Libya following the unrest in the Arab country, Zamtel … read more »

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‘Improve girl child education’

By Zumani Katasefa UNITED Nations (UN) co-coordinator to Zambia Kanni Wignaraja has called for the improvement of girl child education in the country. Ms. Wignaraja said on Sunday night that many girl children in the country were dropping out of school, due to … read more »

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Zambian Voices: Patricia Mbao

UKZAMBIANS: TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF? My name is Patricia Mbao, I am 30 years old and I come from the Eastern part of Zambia. I started my primary school in 1987 and completed my secondary school in 1998 at Chadiza … read more »

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Africa: Human Development Report – Education Drives Development Gains Over 40 years

press release Most countries are making major progress, 20th anniversary Report reveals in 40-year trends analysis, but AIDS, conflict and acute poverty limit advances The 20th anniversary edition of the UN Development Programme’s (UNDP) Human Development Report, launched today in … read more »

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Zambia:Observers invited to monitor 2011 poll preps

By Times Reporter PRESIDENT Rupiah Banda has invited the international community to come and monitor preparations of next year’s general elections because he wants the polls to be free and fair. And the president said he was considering reducing market … read more »

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Zambia: A walking hunger striker in Zambia – Video

In Zambia, dialogue is more common that outright protest. Still, our correspondent Cleopatra found a lonely student protesting against the government. He holds a long march to the nation’s capital without eating, where he demands a conversation with the president. … read more »

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List of Nobel Peace Prize winners

OSLO, Norway,  List of Nobel Peace Prize winners: 2010 — Liu Xiaobo, China 2009 — Barack Obama, United States 2008 — Martti Ahtisaari, Finland 2007 — Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Switzerland; Al Gore, United States 2006 — Muhammad Yunus, … read more »

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Zambia: 2011 Budget analysis

By David Punabantu The K20, 537.4 billion 2011 budget appears to be an ambitious budget for an emerging economy like Zambia. Yet budgets in Zambia are very simple to read. The minister has proposed a K15.769 billion Budget from domestic … read more »

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Zambia:RB tells off Sata

By ANGELA CHISHIMBA PRESIDENT Banda has dismissed assertions by Patriotic Front (PF) president Michael Sata that the trips he has been making are aimed at soliciting money for campaigns for the 2011 general elections. “He is very silly I think. … read more »

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