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MDC to turn Zimbabwe into a $100bn economy

THE MDC-T unveiled Thursday an economic plan it said would create one million jobs and reverse laws compelling foreign businesses to sell or surrender 51 percent ownership to Zimbabweans. The program, known as The Jobs, Upliftment, Investment, Capital and Environment … read more »

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Zambia ready to host UNWTO General Assembly

Government has dismissed media reports insinuating that Zambia is not ready to host the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly which will be co-hosted with neighbouring Zimbabwe. Tourism and Arts Minister Sylvia Masebo clarified this in Parliament today … read more »

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Interview with Dr. Kambidima Wotela

UKZAMBIANS: Explain about yourself? I was born in Mansa, Luapula Province, in the northcentral part of Zambia. I share my mother (Kapya Joyce Kalebaila) with one brother (Chanda Mubanga) and my father (Kambidima Eddie Wotela) with four sisters and two … read more »

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Zambia: Down Memory lane with Austin Kaluba

This week, I will continue rekindling your memories of yesteryears with events (both political and social) that have defined Zambian history. I will start with four items in the music world to highlight how Kaunda dominated the Zambian society. I … read more »

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Mr Ugly: ‘I am quite the ladies man’

Zimbabwe’s Mr Ugly 2011, Austin Mbewe, flanked by runners-up Kudakwashe Chiramba (left) and Chitova Chezira. Far right is last year’s winner Elmas Moses Photo | NEW ZIMBABWE  | Austin Mbewe, the Zimbabwean man who last weekend took the coveted title … read more »

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Chief summons former ambassador to Malawi Milton Phiri

Chief Chikuwe of the Chewa people of Eastern Province has summoned former ambassador to Malawi Milton Phiri to appear before a traditional court for falsely claiming that President Rupiah Banda is not Zambian. The chief says it is an insult … read more »

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Zambia to buy 1.3 million tonnes of maize from farmers

LUSAKA (Reuters) – Zambia will buy 1.3 million tonnes of maize from its farmers after a bumper harvest left it with a surplus of 1.6 million tonnes, the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) said on Tuesday. The state-run FRA said in … read more »

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RB dismisses Sata’s baseless talk

By ANGELA CHISHIMBA PRESIDENT Banda has dismissed as baseless Patriotic Front (PF) president Michael Sata’s allegations that Government has launched K1 trillion road works to hoodwink Zambians to vote for the MMD. President Banda said this in response to Mr … read more »

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Banda leaves for Namibia

By CHARLES MUSONDA PRESIDENT Banda is today scheduled to leave for Namibia to attend a two-day Southern African Development Community (SADC) extra-ordinary summit. The summit, to be held in Namibia’s capital Windhoek, has been called to discuss regional peace and … read more »

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