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  1. Premix cartel swindles fishermenRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | GhanaWeb

    The premix fuel stealing and diversion cartel, which used to operate under the cover of darkness in the mid 2000s, especially in the Central and Western Regions, has re-surfaced. Underground investigations conducted by The Chronicle in Shama, Sekondi and Takoradi indicate that the cartel is wreaking havoc on the already impoverished fishermen by selling the commodity at exorbitant prices to them.

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  2. Dream Team to play Zambia in LusakaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... NFF General Secretary and signed by Julio Chiluba, Head of Administration/Competitions of the Football Association of Zambia, also informed the NFF that the match will now come up on Sunday, 12th April and commence at 3pm Zambia time. Both teams ...

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  3. Prosecutor Declines to Prosecute HimselfRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Lowering the Bar

    Although it is surprisingly difficult to find solid news reporting out of Zambia, several different sources including AFP have reported that the country's Director of Public Prosecutions decided recently to drop nine corruption charges pending against a highly placed official, namely himself: Zambia's top prosecutor ... stunned a magistrate when he refused to prosecute himself on charges of abuse of office and declared himself a free man. "I am the Director of Public Prosecution of the Republic of Zambia and I have decided to enter a nolle prosequi against all the charges," Mutembo Nchito told the magistrate from the dock, using the Latin term for refusing to pursue a case.

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  4. Zambia: President Calls on China to Use Local Contractors On Infrastructure JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Zambia's President Edgar Lungu wants Chinese companies working in Zambia to use local labour and local contractors. Lungu made his point on an eight-day state visit to China to push for support from China's building sector.

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  5. UN to investigate ex-chief's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | BBC News

    Mr Hammarskjold died in a plane crash in what is now Zambia in 1961, but the cause of the crash has been disputed. There have been claims that the plane was shot down, but a previous UN enquiry did not reach a definitive conclusion.

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  6. Museveni signs deal with Chinese company to construct Kasese railway lineRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... railway line. It has been a heavy day and we are still on. HE the president has also met and held a discussion with Zambia President Edgar Lunga who paid a courtesy call on him at Diaoyutai State Guest House in Beijing," said Ms Nabusayi. Meanwhile, ...

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  7. China, Zambia vow to further promote tiesRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The pledge came out of talks between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Zambian President Edgar Lungu, who is here for a state visit at the invitation of Xi and the annual conference of the Boao Forum for Asia . Xi said the traditional friendship between China and Zambia is a common wealth for the two countries and should be cherished.

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  8. Zambia: K5 Billion Set Aside for Road WorksRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    THE National Road Fund Agency has provided K5.4 billion for road infrastructure development and road transport services for the fiscal year January 1, to December 31, 2015. The NRFA and other stakeholders are complimenting Government's vision of opening up the country through an effective road network by allocating the K5.4 billion towards the completion of on-going projects under the Link Zambia 8000, Pave Zambia 2000, Lusaka 400 and other annual work plan related projects across the ten provinces.

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  9. Zambia: ZDA Okays U.S.$150 Million Ethanol PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    THE Zambia Development Agency has given Sunbird Bio-energy Africa an investment licence to set up a US$150 million ethanol plant in Luena farm bloc in Kawambwa District of Luapula Province. Pambashe Member of Parliament Ronald Chitotela expressed hope that the country would see the first ethanol plant being set up in Kawambwa soon.

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  10. Zambia: Introduction of ICT Subject Worries ZNUTRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    THE Zambia Union of Teachers says the introduction of Information and Communication Technology subject in primary schools is a source of worry for rural pupils who do not have access to computers. The Ministry of Education has made it compulsory for pupils in primary schools to learn ICT although the move is not supported by adequate facilities.

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  11. Zambia: Metal Export Value SlumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ZAMBIA has recorded a decrease in the total value of metal exports from K2.6 billion in January 2015 to K2.5 billion in February this year due to a drop in copper prices. The overall contribution of metals and their products to the total exports earnings in February and January 2015 averaged 67.3 per cent.

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  12. Mayor to proclaim April 13-20 A Buck for Ubumi WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Hudson Hub-Times

    For the last five years, Hudson's mayor has been inviting the students of Hudson to donate $1 of their own money for the education of the orphans in Hudson's adopted orphanage in Zambia. Every cent collected goes directly to cover the cost of tuition, uniforms, books and other educational expenses for the children at the Ubumi Transit Home in Kitwe, Zambia.

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  13. "Angola Infrastructure Report Q2 2015" PublishedRead the original story

    Sunday | PR-inside.com

    ... USD500mn the first phase of construction of the USD1bn North West Rail project. The 580km railway will connect Zambia and Angola. The first phase of the 290km line is estimated to cost USD489mn and will be built through Kansanshi, Chingola, ...

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  14. Lusaka paying for its indecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Iol.co.za

    ... to the polls, and my toast of the week will take us back to Nigeria. However, this week I am writing a Letter from Zambia, which is where I was for four days as part of an economic a mining briefing hosted by Stanbic Zambia. My visit brought home ...

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  15. Surprise!!! Prez Mahama shows up at Hasaacas training groundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Ghanamma.com

    President John Dramani Mahama brought an aura of excitement when his convoy on Friday drove pass the training grounds of Premier League side, Sekondi Hasaacas. President Mahama who was on official duty in the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolis surprised the Hasaacas team who were training at the Chapel Hill residential area in Takoradi when he broke protocol by showing recognition to the 'Do the Do' lads.

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  16. Zambia: Interview - Zambian President Expects More Chinese InvestorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | AllAfrica.com

    ... and in so doing we have always striven for a win-win or mutual benefit result," said the president. He said Zambia would like to have a situation where Chinese firms investing in Zambia take on board Zambian partnerships and in this respect Zambia ...

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  17. Pope appoints a new bishop for Arundel dioceseRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Littlehampton Gazette

    ... 'shame' on the diocese. Bishop Moth, who will leave his current role as Bishop of the Forces, was born in Chingola, Zambia, in 1958 and brought up in Kent. Speaking of his appointment to the diocese, Bishop Moth said: "It is a great privilege to ...

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  18. Amavubi departs for Zambia on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Umupira

    Rwanda men's national football team, Amavubi departs for Lusaka on Friday evening ahead of Sunday's Fifa international friendly against Zambia's Chipolopolo scheduled for Sunday at the National Heroes Stadium. The 26-man team departs aboard RwandAir at 18:00 hours and is expected to be in Lusaka at 21.30 hours Zambian time.

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  19. Mapping Subnational Poverty in ZambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Kansas City InfoZine

    infoZine - The report, titled Mapping Subnational Poverty in Zambia, shows poverty rates at district, constituency, and ward levels using data from the 2010 Population and Housing Census and the Living Conditions Monitoring Survey also of 2010. The ...

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  20. Zambia coach happy to have Mwape in campRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Umukino

    Zambia coach HonourJanza said he will get an opportunity to look at AmaZulu striker Bornwell ahead of their friendly international against Rwanda. Chipolopolo are set to host Amavubi this coming weekend and the South African-based striker is one of the five foreign-based players called up and the first to arrive in camp.

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