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  1. Cardinal Wamala to new priests: smile while serving peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | New Vision

    Thirty-four seminarians and priests were over the weekend awarded diplomas and degrees in various disciplines at St Mbaaga Major Seminary, Ggaba. Presiding over the 32nd ceremony on Saturday, the Kampala Archbishop Emeritus, Emmanuel Cardinal Wamala, advised the fresh graduates to use their knowledge for the country's development.

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  2. Hearts battle Utrecth for last four slotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ghanamma.com

    Accra, May 27, GNA - Hearts of Oak will battle for a semi- final berth with a knock-out fixture against Tamale Utrecht in the round eight of the MTN FA Cup fixed for the Accra Sports Stadium fixed for May 31. The quarter-finals live draw held at the Grand Favor hotel in Western regional capital, Takoradi on Wednesday pits the Phobians against the second tier side. The Phobians got thus far after eliminating Afienya City in the round 16 stage with a lone goal victory courtesy Isaac Mensah.

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  3. Minimum Wage Negotiation Begins JuneRead the original story

    Wednesday | Ghanamma.com

    Government has disclosed that negotiations on the national minimum wage will begin on June 23, 2015. Haruna Iddrisu, Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, who made this known in a press release issued by the ministry, said the negotiating parties are expected to come to a consensus by the end of September 2015 before the presentation of the next national budget.

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  4. AGCO Opens First Future Farm in ZambiaRead the original story

    Wednesday | Business Wire

    Photo: Tom Welke, Senior Vice President, Global Grain and Protein, GSI; Honorable Given Lubinda MP, Agriculture and Livestock Minister, Zambia; Rob Smith, Senior Vice President, General Manager, Europe, Africa and Middle East at opening ceremony of AGCO's Future Farm and Learning Center near Lusaka, Zambia. )--AGCO , a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, today held an official opening ceremony of its Future Farm and Learning Center near Lusaka, Zambia.

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  5. Promoting WASH Through Traditional Leaders and TechnologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Switched

    You always bring a gift when meeting with the traditional leaders or "chiefs" in Zambia. Typically the chiefs request foodstuffs for their people, things like cooking oil or maize.

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  6. Muhanga eyes Burahya seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | New Vision

    SEVENTEEN Kabarole district councilors have endorsed Margaret Muhanga as the NRM sole candidate for the Burahya County in the 2016 general elections. Muhanga is the former woman MP Kabarole district 2006-2011.

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  7. Counsel in sodomy trial moves for stay of proceedingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | GhanaWeb

    The Defence Counsel in the case involving Dr Sulley Ali Gabass, a medical practitioner, accused of sodomising, a 16-year-old student on Tuesday moved the motion for stay of proceedings pending an application for appeal. However the State, represented by Assistant State Attorney, Esi Dentaa Yankah, objected to the motion.

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  8. New novel portrays societal transformation, progress from rural lifestyle to modernityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | PRWeb

    Dr. Henry Musenge communicates the impact of external influence on cultural transformation and reactions not only in Zambia , but in other African countries as well, a process that is ongoing to this day. His book, " Changing Shadows " , chronicles Zambia's struggle to become a progressive and modern country while still keeping its own identity .

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  9. Namibian leader, wife declare assetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Iol.co.za

    ... a salary of about US$2 000 (roughly the equivalent of N$50 000 in today's terms). He was later assigned to Lusaka, Zambia, to set up and head the UN Institute for Namibia (Unin) where he earned a D2-salary starting at US$141 550 per annum. His end ...

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  10. 1/16 stage: Eleven Wise beat Samatex in MTN Fa CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Ghanamma.com

    Eleven Wise qualified for the quarter final of the MTN FA Cup with an impressive 3-1 win over their fellow division one side Samatex FC at the Sekondi stadium on Sunday. Wise had to rally from a goal down to make progress after Kweku Aidoo gave Samatex the lead in the 54th minutes.

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  11. Why Zambia is open for big cat huntsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Newsday

    So why would a country like Zambia lift the ban on the shooting and killing of its precious lion and leopard populations? The answer is very clear - it is the need for foreign currency in order to fund sustainable wildlife programmes, which can be costly, and also to benefit local communities. Trophy hunting is a multi-million dollar industry - a licence to shoot a lion can cost up to $25,000 in neighbouring countries.

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  12. Mining: Plinian seeks to reopen mineRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | Iol.co.za

    PLINIAN Capital, founded by former Lonmin chief executive Brad Mills, plans to raise $40 million from private equity funds to restart a Zambian nickel mine where operations ceased in 2012. The company was in talks with investors, Anton Mauve, a partner at London-based Plinian, said last week.

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  13. Bishop Richard Moth says he has been made to feel extremely welcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The Argus

    ... Sunday July 5 for the festival to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the Diocese. Bishop Richard was born in Chingola, Zambia on 1958. He was brought up in Kent and, after educated at The Judd School, Tonbridge. He was ordained Priest on June 3 1982, ...

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  14. Battle for places in quarter final stage of MTN Fa Cup begins on Sunday ahead of Tuesday's drawRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | Ghanamma.com

    The battle for slots in the quarter finals stage of the 2015 MTN FA Cup will begin on Sunday after when clubs take on each other in the round of 16 matches. The match between reigning champions Asante Kotoko and Real Tamale United had to be postponed due to Kotoko's request after contributing six players to the local Black Stars and the Black Meteors.

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  15. Kigezi student succumbs to accident injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | New Vision

    A student of Kigezi High School has died in hospital four days after he was involved in an accident with 59 others last week. The group was returning from a geography study trip in Kasese district and Fort Portal town in western Uganda when the bus they were traveling in failed to negotiate a bend and overturned.

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  16. Was UN chief killed by SA agents?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Iol.co.za

    PROBE: 1960s UN secretary-general Dag Hammarskji 1 2ld, whose plane crashed in Zambia during a peace mission. PICTURE: AP.

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  17. Officials tour TEN fabrication sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | GhanaWeb

    The partners of the TEN Project together with some government officials have toured three facilities where some components of the second FPSO are being constructed. The TEN Project is developing three offshore oil and gas fields to start production in 2016 and the visit was to access how the local content aspect was being executed.

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  18. Southern Africa: Lessons for South Africa - How Zambia Prevented XenophobiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | AllAfrica.com

    ... apartheid was simplified for our small minds to understand, and why people from those countries had to seek refuge in Zambia. Presented in a humane manner, Civics made children very empathetic towards others. By the time children got to secondary ...

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  19. Coca-Cola Rated Next: Jinja auditions are onRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | New Vision

    The Coca-Cola rated next sing audtions are on in the Eastern town of Jinja. Matter of fact, the registration is still going on as the number of hopefuls keeps going up.

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  20. Mills seeks $40m to restart Zambia mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Iol.co.za

    ... end of September and to open the mine by the end of the year, he said. This objective may be imperiled by a change to Zambia's mining tax system, under which royalties increased to 8 percent for underground operations and 20 percent for open-pit ...

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