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  1. Court throws out Kwaku Kwarteng, four other MPsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The Sekondi High Court has refused the application by five Members of Parliament for government to remove restrictions on further expansion of oil and gas facilities at the Takoradi Port. In July, Parliament approved an agreement between the government of Ghana and British company, Lonrho Ports, for the development of an oil and gas free port at Atuabo.

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  2. Zambia: how the wildlife-rich nation has achieved a fall in poachingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... 20-year history," said Ian Stevenson. He is the chief executive of Conservation Lower Zambezi (CLZ). This weekend, Zambia celebrates its 50th anniversary of independence. On 24 October 1964, the former protectorate of Northern Rhodesia became an ...

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  3. Good MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KWTX

    ... F. Kennedy went into effect during the missile crisis. In 1964, Northern Rhodesia became the independent Republic of Zambia. In 1972, Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson, who broke Major League Baseball's color barrier in 1947, died in Stamford, ...

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  4. Zambia turns 50Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CNN

    On 24th October 1964, Zambia became an independent state under Kenneth Kaunda. Under the principle of separation of powers, checks and balances, it retained the three institutions of governance, namely, Parliament, the Executive and the Judiciary.

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  5. Zambia: Celebrating 50 Years With an Acting PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Zambia today celebrates its Golden jubilee in the absence of President Michael Sata who is away in London receiving medical treatment. The occasion has shoved Justice Minister and Patriotic Front Secretary General Edgar Lungu in the spotlight as he is the showman in the absence of President Sata as acting Head of State.

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  6. Works ministry calls for UNRA independent procurementRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | New Vision

    The Uganda National Roads Authority has paved 305km of roads this year closing in on the national development target of 1,100 kilometers of roads to be paved by 2015. Since February five roads have been completed - Nyakahita-Kazo, Kazo-Kamwenge, Fort-Portal-Bundibugyo-Lamia, Malaba-Busia-Bugiri and Mbarara-Kikagati-Murongo while 90% of works on Kampala-Masaka, Tororo-Mbale-Soroti, Jinja-Kamuli, Kawempe-Luwero-Kafu and Hoima-Kaiso-Tonya roads have been completed.

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  7. Emir, PM greet Zambian presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al -Thani has sent a cable of greetings to President Michael Sata of the Republic of Zambia on the occasion of the anniversary of his country's Independence Day. The Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani sent similar cable to the Republic of Zambia on the occasion of the anniversary of his country's Independence Day.

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  8. Easy peasy Lemon Zambezi - David, 69, becomes first man to walk...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Stroudnewsand Journal

    ... the gruelling journey David, who is just two months shy of his 70th birthday is now recovering in Ndola in Northern Zambia before heading for South Africa and then back to Stroud on Thursday, December 4. This week he will be giving talks in Lusaka ...

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  9. Adventurer David Lemon, 69, feeding baby elephant Zambezi, with Cowbell milkRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Stroudnewsand Journal

    ... the gruelling journey David, who is just two months shy of his 70th birthday is now recovering in Ndola in Northern Zambia before heading for South Africa and then back to Stroud on Thursday, December 4. This week he will be giving talks in Lusaka ...

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  10. Collected Department Releases: Zambia National DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | State Department

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Zambia on the 50th anniversary of your independence on October 24. Fifty years ago, when your country was born, thousands of Zambians took to the streets shouting kwatcha the dawn. Today, Zambia's dawn and the promise of peace and democracy has become a reality.

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  11. Court Decides On T'di PortRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ghanamma.com

    A Sekondi High Court in the Western Region will on Friday deliver judgement in the case in which five Members of Parliament are praying the court to remove a restriction the government had imposed on further expansion of oil and gas facilities at the Takoradi Port. The five are Kwaku Kwarteng, Obuasi West; Kwabena Okyere Darko, Takoradi; Joseph Cudjoe, Effia; Mavis Hawa Koomson, Ewutu Senya and Kofi Brako, Tema Central.

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  12. Message from Malawi: the first day of feeding in beautiful but hungry ZambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    After a 10-day expedition across Malawi, I'm on my way to Zambia for the launch of the new Mary's Meals school feeding programme there. After a 10-day expedition across Malawi, I'm on my way to Zambia for the launch of the new Mary's Meals school feeding programme there.

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  13. ZAMBIA : Stringers Stun Lunga BulletsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Basketball in Africa

    Stingers 78 Lunga 73 THE race for the 2014 Zambia Basketball Association northern region league championship heightened at the weekend as YMCA Stingers edged their title rivals, Lunga Bullets during the fixtures played in Kitwe. These week 23 matches played at the Copperbelt University Courts saw Stingers put up a brave fight to beat league leaders, Bullets, who are also defending champions, to move to within a point from the top on 27 points.

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  14. Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield Travels to South Africa and ZambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | State Department

    In South Africa, Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield will visit Pretoria, Johannesburg, and Cape Town for a regional conference of U.S. Ambassadors and bilateral meetings. Her visit to Lusaka on October 2324 is in honor of the 50th anniversary of Zambia's independence.

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  15. Family Legacy Missions Honors Diefendorf Family In TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | PRWeb

    Chris and Roey Diefendorf were the recipients of the Faith Vison Award granted for their work in Zambia. The award was granted by Greer Kendall, founder of Family Legacy Missions International .

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

    Tuesday Oct 21 | 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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  17. 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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  18. Sarah Marshall walks on the wild side in ZambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | 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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  19. Zambia: Ill Sata Heads Abroad for TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | 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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  20. Zambian president goes abroad for medical check-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | AlertNet

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