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  1. Zambia: Guy Scott Rejects Resignation CallRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... accused Dr Scott of leading the transition process without due regard for peace, security, unity and stability that Zambia was renowned for. The 14 Cabinet ministers have since unreservedly apologised to the nation for affirming that Dr Scott should ...

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  2. Ghana begins construction of second FPSORead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Tullow Ghana Limited has started the construction of a new fabrication facility in Sekondi for the Tweneboa, Enyenra and Ntomme Project to serve as Ghana's second floating production storage and offloading vessel . The second FPSO being constructed on a land leased from the Ghana Navy is expected to start producing oil from the TEN fields from mid-2016.

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  3. Zambia Cabinet Ministers Demand Presidential Resignation After No-Confidence VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Voice of America

    Zambia's cabinet ministers have demanded that acting President Guy Scott step down from office, a day after they approved a vote of no confidence against him, according to information minister Joseph Katema. Fourteen ministers present at the meeting agreed to Scott's removal from office after accusing him of failure to support the candidate of the ruling Patriotic Front and thwarting the group's efforts to win next month's presidential by-election.

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  4. Family in Zambia of Long Melford woman Deborah Ruse pay tribute to a...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times

    The family in Zambia of Deborah Ruse, the wife of a Suffolk butcher who was found murdered in her home last month, has paid tribute to her. Police found the body of mother-of-four Mrs Ruse, 39, on November 13 , shortly after her 37-year-old husband Oliver Ruse, the owner of Ruse & Son butchers in Long Melford, was discovered dead at the bottom of the Parkway multi-storey car park in Bury St Edmunds.

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  5. Widow of Zambian president joins succession race...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Namibian

    ... to be refunded. NIMT should tell us how much every student pays. We do not want corruption. LUSAKA - The battle for Zambia's presidency became even more of a family affair on Wednesday with late leader Michael Sata's widow joining the race to become ...

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  6. Zimbabwe, Zambia get $275mn for urgent Kariba Dam repairRead the original story

    Yesterday | HawaiiNews

    Zimbabwe and Zambia have secured $275 million in loans and grants for urgent repairs to the gigantic power-generating Kariba Dam on the border between the two countries, the World Bank announced Wednesday. The move comes after warnings earlier this year that cracks in the manmade wall standing 128 metres high could result in a disastrous collapse and flooding in four countries.

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  7. Zambia cabinet ministers ask president Scott to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AlertNet

    ... By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. LUSAKA, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Zambia's cabinet passed a vote of no confidence in interim president Guy Scott on Wednesday and asked him to resign, intensifying a power ...

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  8. Family release tribute to dead Long Melford womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bury Free Press

    ... in Long Melford, Suffolk, England. "On Thursday the 13th of November, 2014 Deborah Ruse fondly known as Sheke in Zambia, was found dead in her cottage which she recently moved into whilst on separation from her husband Oliver Ruse. "Deborah was the ...

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  9. Zambia: Court Stays Ruling in Power Transfer CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    THE Lusaka High Court has stayed a ruling in which it removed Acting President Guy Scott and Justice and Defence Minister Edgar Lungu from the proceedings in which a Lusaka politician Newton Ng'uni sued them with Attorney General Musa Mwenye over the transfer of Presidential instruments of power. Judge Gertrude Chawatama stayed the ruling pending an appeal by Mr Ng'uni against her decision to remove the two from the proceedings on grounds that they are civil servants who did the transfer of power during the discharging of their duties.

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  10. Zambia: Ruling Party Fires Guy ScottRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    The drama concerning the leadership of Zambia's current ruling party and its selection of a presidential candidate took an unexpected turn on Tuesday night, as an emergency meeting by the party's Central Committee voted to remove Acting President Guy Scott as the party's Vice President. The Central Committee voted on the resolution for Scott's removal during an emergency meeting held at Lusaka's Blue Nile Lodge.

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  11. Zimbabwe: AFDB Approves U.S $75 Million Loan for Kariba Dam ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    The African Development Bank Group has approved the release of a $75 million loan to Zimbabwe and Zambia that will assist in the Kariba Dam Rehabilitation Project. In a statement, AfDB said its board of directors passed the resolution in Cote d'Ivoire on Monday and it would add on to other funds coming from several other sources to meet the required $294,2 million for the completion of the project.

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  12. Ghana Electrometer supports comm. with 790,000 metersRead the original story

    Yesterday | GhanaWeb

    The Ghana Electrometer Company says it has distributed over 790,000 meters to regional capitals and other communities nation-wide. The quantity is made up of 350,000 credit meters and 440,000 prepayment meters.

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  13. 45 youth cross to FDCRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Monitor

    KABAROLE. More than 45 youth purportedly from the ruling NRM party have crossed to the Opposition FDC party.

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  14. AFCON 2015: Zambia midfielder Changwe Kalale who got injured in car incident paralysedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    It has emerged that promising Zambia midfielder Changwe Kalale suffered a spinal injury in Sunday's car accident on his way to join Chipolopolo's pre-2015 Africa Cup training in Lusaka that began on December 15. The Zambia Under 17 player was one of three Zambia call-ups injured in the accident together with defender Nyambe Mulenga and goalkeeper Satchmo Chakawa who also sustain serious injuries. "Changwe Kalale sustained a spinal injury that has left him paralyzed from the waist going downwards," Zesco United spokesperson Katebe Chengo said.

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  15. Zambia's Supreme Court returns ruling on government party's presidential nomineeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

    LUSAKA, Zambia -- Zambia's Supreme Court has rejected a lower court's decision naming Defense Minister Edgar Lungu the presidential nominee of the country's ruling party. Legal intervention was originally sought earlier this month after the fractured Patriotic Front became split over who to nominate to succeed President Michael Sata, who died Oct. 28. One faction had already nominated Lungu while another faction later selected Deputy Minister of Commerce Miles Sampa.

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  16. Marion Cornick with children in ZambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Basingstoke Gazette

    A COMMUNITY champion has returned to Zambia to see how a training programme is helping teachers to educate children with special needs. Marion Cornick, who is a member of The Rotary Club of Basingstoke Deane and founder of The Loddon School, at Sherfield-on-Loddon, has recently returned from a trip to The University Teaching Hospital special school, in Lusaka.

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  17. Sweden asks UN to reopen dead diplomat fileRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Local

    ... for reopening the case. Hammarskjld died when his plane went down near Ndola in what was then Northern Rhodesia, now Zambia, on September 18, 1961, but countless studies have failed to nail down the cause of the crash. Ambassador Per Thoresson ...

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  18. .com | Zambian court locks out PF candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News24

    The Zambian Supreme Court has set aside the consent judgment delivered in favour of Defence and Justice Minister Edgar Lungu, placing the election campaign of the Patriotic Front in jeopardy, the Press Association of Zambia reported on Monday. Last month, the Lusaka High Court granted a consent judgment to Lungu to become PF candidate for the 20 January 2015 presidential election.

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  19. UN poised to open new inquiry into 1961 Dag Hammarskjold crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | South China Morning Post

    The United Nations' general assembly is set to approve a fresh inquiry into the death of the organisation's secretary general, Dag Hammarskjold, in a 1961 airplane crash. Sweden was yesterday scheduled to present a resolution to the assembly calling for an independent panel of experts to look at one of the great political mysteries of the 1960s: why a plane carrying a famous diplomats came down over what is now Zambia, but was then the British colony of Northern Rhodesia.

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  20. Zambian international to miss Africa Cup finalsRead the original story

    Monday | Xinhuanet

    Zambia international defender Nyambe Mulenga will miss the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations finals after fracturing his right leg in a fatal road traffic accident in central Zambia, the Times of Zambia reported on Monday. The 33-year-old international, who plays for local premier league champions Zesco United, was instrumental in Zambia's Africa Cup qualifier games.

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