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  1. .com | Sata to miss 50th independence anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News24

    ... in the capital and at other activities that should have been presided over by Sata on 24 October. Sata, 77, left Zambia for an undisclosed country on Sunday night accompanied by his wife and family members. A terse government statement gave no ...

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  2. Zambia: Has 'King Cobra' lost his bite?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Mail & Guardian

    Unhealthy state of affairs: President Michael Sata thanks Cabinet ministers for representing Zambia at the UN general assembly last month. The state denies that he is unfit to execute his duties.

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  3. Sarah Marshall walks on the wild side in ZambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Basingstoke Gazette

    ... novel experience. I've stumbled upon this raucous feast while on a walking safari through the dusty scrubland of Zambia's Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, located close to Livingstone. As the dipping sun bathes the landscape in warm yellow light, ...

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  4. Zambia: Ill Sata Heads Abroad for TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    Earlier today a brief media statement was circulated to media house by the Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations George Chellah announcing that President Michael Sata had last night traveled abroad for medical treatment. The statement contained very few details, and did not disclose the president's destination, but did note that First Lady Dr. Christine Kaseba and other family members were among the delegation traveling with the head of state.

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  5. Zambian president goes abroad for medical check-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AlertNet

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  6. Zambia: Wage Freeze Talks OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    ... district commissioners, had asked some schools in the country to contribute K300 each towards the commemoration of Zambia's 50 years of independence. The question was raised by Mazabuka Central MP Gary Nkombo who sought to know why the Government ...

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  7. Zambia/Cote d'Ivoire: Zambia Announces 25 Locals to Face Renard's Ivory CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | AllAfrica.com

    ... as the date falls outside the FIFA date. It will mark the return of Renard and his assistant Patrice Beaumelle to Zambia since leaving the Chipolopolo job for Ivory Coast. DEFENDERS: Christopher Munthali (Nkana), Kayawe Kapota (Napsa Stars), Boyd ...

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  8. Donated glasses will help eliminate blindnessRead the original story

    Sunday | Bexhill Observer

    Generous Bexhillians have been supporting a local opticians bid to help eliminate avoidable blindness in developing countries by donating unwanted pairs of glasses. The town's Specsavers store has received 300 pairs of glasses in the last month and donations are still rolling in.

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  9. Zambia: PF Infighting in Full Display At Traditional Basoli CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | AllAfrica.com

    Not even the all embracing Chakwela Makumbi Traditional ceremony of the Basoli people of Chongwe near Lusaka yesterday could camaflouge the bad blood between two warring factions in the Patriotic Front , as the disgraced former Secretary General Wynter Kabimba and Lusaka Mayor Mulenga Sata publicly refused to exchange pleasantries and avoided eye contact. The situation was made even worse when ushers in the main arena of the ceremony sat the two leaders in the same row of seats with only Commerce deputy minister Miles Sampa acting as a buffer between them.

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  10. .com | Its Independence jubileeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | News24

    ... the untended vines. For it is a jubilee and is to be holy for you; eat only what is taken directly from the field." Zambia will celebrate its golden jubilee on 24 October, 2014 .The country has lined up a number of activities to celebrate the ...

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  11. Zambia: V-P Loathes Online OutletRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | AllAfrica.com

    ... with anything to do with the funding of maize. The fact is this year there is this maize surplus not just in Zambia but in the region. We are therefore in a situation that happens to all agriculture industries everywhere that some years you over ...

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  12. Zambian Catholic Priest Calls for Constitutional AmendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Voice of America

    Roman Catholic priest Frank Bwalya and supporters hold red cards to display their displeasure with the government as they attend a rally in front of the National Assembly, in Lusaka, Zambia, March 22, 2011. A Roman Catholic priest in Zambia called for a constitutional amendment that would compel all future presidential candidates to undergo rigorous medical checkups with the results made public, in a bid to determine their mental and physical health fitness ahead of any future general election.

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  13. Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki, CEO of African Union agency NEPAD, discusses Africa's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Examiner.com

    Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki, CEO of the New Partnership for Africa's Development, an African Union development agency based in South Africa, at a Pre-Dakar Financing Summit in the Zambian capital Lusaka. Although Africa has experienced a significant amount of growth over the last 10 years, strong leadership will be key to ensuring Africa's economic development in the next 10 to 15 years, says Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki, CEO of the New Partnership for Africa's Development .

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  14. Zambia: Lusaka in Spat With NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | AllAfrica.com

    Zambia is headed for a serious diplomat spat with the Nigerian government after embattled Labour minister Fackson Shamenda ordered authorities in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to suspend issuing visas to Nigerian nationals in a desperate bid to arm twist the Embassy into stopping a lawsuit filed against him by Dangote Industries Zambia Mr. Shamenda in another of his highly suspicious moves, allegedly under the instruction of Lusaka businessman Rajan Mathani, is plotting to make another raid on the $400 million dollar Ndola DIZ cement plant with immigration and police officials to further antagonize the firm into shutting down as they are deemed serious competitors to Mathani's limping Zambezi Portland Cement plant.

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  15. Barrick Says Zambia Royalty Increase Threatens Viability of MineRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Washington Post

    Barrick Gold Corp. said plans by Zambia, Africa's second-biggest copper producer, to more than triple royalties for the company's local unit will threaten the viability of its Lumwana mine. The southern African nation's finance minister told lawmakers last week he planned to replace corporate income taxes for mines with higher royalties from Jan. 1. The current rate of 6 percent for all mines will rise to 8 percent for underground mines and 20 percent for open-pit operations, Alexander Chikwanda said.

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  16. Nana Addo gave me a wife - " Joe GharteyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | GhanaWeb

    Joe Ghartey, Member of Parliament for Essikado in the Sekondi- Takoradi Metropolis of the Western Region, last Tuesday made a startling reveA lation to the effect that he actually met his lovely wife, Efua Ghartey, while he was working as a young lawyer at Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's chambers. "Apart from the fact that Nana Akufo-Addo taught me in his chambers as a young lawyer, I also met a beautiful lady in the same chambers who is now my wife.

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  17. International Charity Mary's Meals Expands Acclaimed School Feeding Program into ZambiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | PR Log

    World-renown charity Mary's Meals has rolled out its school feeding program to Zambia, one of the world's poorest countries. PRLog - Oct. 15, 2014 - The Scottish-based international organization Mary's Meals is now providing an additional 20,000 children with a nutritious daily meal every time they attend school in the poverty-stricken African country .

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  18. Cattle rustlers escape longer jail termRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | FarmingUK

    ... oving the motion, Kalabo central UPND MP Chinga Miyutu said cattle rustling was contributing to increasing poverty in Zambia. He said cattle rustling had become a highly organised crime which had brought about suffering among people in rural areas.

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  19. Tresford , Clive - Zambia's Next Google GeniusesRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Hispanic Business

    Tresford Himanansa, 27, and Clive Simanansa, 23, are smart kids trying to stretch their brains. They are a focused and dynamic.

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  20. Zoca dance classes bring Zambian music and moves to D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Washington Post

    Zambia's biggest export is copper. But Namaala Liebenthal would like to see the landlocked African nation become known for something even shinier: the faces of people joyfully busting a move.

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