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11 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Zambia: Katema Orders Debtors to Pay State Media

INFORMATION Minister Joseph Katema has reiterated the Government's directive to all ministries, State institutions and spending agencies to urgently pay what they owe State-owned media organisations without fail.

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15 hrs ago | Reuters

DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to Aug 14

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde gives a speech to unveil a study on the economic impact of underpriced energy - 1430 GMT.

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Yesterday | In-depth Africa

Fast Track Court Convicts 44 Motorists

The Lusaka fast track court may have given Lusaka drivers a more reason to dread the newly launched courts after convicting 44 motorists in one session.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Cincinnati.com

Yard sale an act of love for St. Timothy parish

Yard sale an act of love for St. Timothy parish Union church keeps its promise to keep Zambian school open.

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Ghanamma.com

Two fishermen burnt to death

Two fishermen were burnt to death in an explosion last Saturday at Aboadze, near the Volta River Authority's sub-station on the Takoradi-Accra main road.

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In-depth Africa

Who will defend press freedom in Zambia ?

The work of journalists is becoming increasingly difficult in Zambia due to growing intolerance by the state to independent media and a rise in cases of harassment of journalists.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

In-depth Africa

Criminals in Robes

Last week I wrote about the Director of Public Prosecutions Mutembo Nchito who is abusing his office by flashing out Nolles to friends and relatives and giving out instructions to prosecute for perceived enemies.

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GuruFocus.com

MTN Group: Connecting Africa to the World

Africa is the most promising investment destination of the next 20 years. And it won't be foreign development aid or Western generosity that makes the continent boom but rather the doggedness and ingenuity of its own people.

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In-depth Africa

PF Dumps Kachingwe

Former Movement for Multiparty Democracy National Secretary Maj. Richard Kachingwe has been dumped by the ruling Patriotic Front government after helping them attack his former colleagues, a source tells Zambia Reports.

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In-depth Africa

Zambia: Sata sickness opens up can of worms for Patriotic Front

The health of the 77-year old Zambian President Michael Sata currently ranks among the most sensitive of issues in the country and has come to be discussed only in hushed tones.

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AllAfrica.com

Zambia: Illegal Timber Industry Threatens Endangered Mukula Tree

Information has emerged that scores of Patriotic Front cadres in Eastern province have ganged up with Chinese nationals and they are invaded forests where they are indiscriminately cutting and exporting the soon to be extinct Mukula tree.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

New Vision

The origin of the anthem, flag and emblem

RECENTLY the Government came up with unpopular proposal that the National Anthem of Uganda should be changed because it was somehow dull.

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In-depth Africa

Letter: Police Search for Solwezi Prostitute 'Unprofessional'

A Zambia Reports reader sends in a complaint about the Zambia Police and their patrols in search of prostitutes in the mining town of Solwezi, North Western Province.

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In-depth Africa

Kambwili Risks CAF Ban for Taking PF Tantrums to Nkana Match

Sports minister Chishimba Kambwili yesterday accosted Ethiopian match officials that officiated the Nkana versus Etoile du Sahel CAF Confederation Cup match calling them "stupid" and lecturing them how to handle matches.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

In-depth Africa

Muhabi Says MMD is Ready to Fight

Movement for Multiparty Democracy National Secretary Muhabi Lungu says that the MMD is in a state of good health and back on course, despite the recent internal wrangles it went through.

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In-depth Africa

PF Worried About Campaigning without Sata

The Patriotic Front is in serious panic ahead of the September 11, 2014 parliamentary by-elections because the party chief campaigner President Michael Sata may not be well enough to undertake the campaigns.

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Iol.co.za

'Banks need to change to empower women'

Former first lady and Mozambican education minister Graca Machel's advocacy work in women's financial inclusion will not extend to a return to active mainstream politics.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

In-depth Africa

Nikita Mangena was a visionary leader

One of the pioneers of the armed struggle, Rogers Alfred Mangena was killed in a landmine explosion in southern Zambia in 1978.

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Battle Creek Enquirer

KCC alumnus Jordan Blekking to speak at KCC Aug. 6

Kellogg Community College alumnus and Peace Corps volunteer Jordan Blekking will return to KCC next month to share Peace Corps experiences and knowledge about gardening with the public.

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In-depth Africa

IOM staff released in South Darfur

EL FASHER , Sudan, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization / - A staff member with the International Organization for Migration , Mr. Felix Ngoma, who was abducted in Nyala, South Darfur, on 6 July 2014, was freed today after 20 days in captivity.

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