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13 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, The National, Entertainment, Television, Zimbabwe

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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The Independent

Simon Calder: Monkeying around with the railways

Simon Calder is Travel Editor at Large for The Independent, writing a weekly column, various articles and features as well as filming a weekly video diary.

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In-depth Africa

Chellah Hires Sunday Nkonde to Fight Daily Nation

STATE House Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations George Chellah is demanding an apology from the Daily Nation for alleged defamation of character, failure to which he will commence legal proceedings against the newspaper.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Mail & Guardian

New regime reigns supreme in Zambia

The smoke that thunders: The majestic Victoria Falls is better known as Mosi-oa-Tunya by the people of Zambia.

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Genes and Immunity

Host genetics and immune control of HIV-1 infection: fine mapping for ...

Correspondence: Dr J Tang, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA.

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Related Topix: Health, HIV/AIDS, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Birmingham, AL, University of Alabama, World News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Cellular News

Airtel Plans $80 Million worth of Upgrades in Zambia

Airtel's managing director Charity Lumpa told the Zambia Daily Mail that while in the past the firm had experienced significant challenges in terms of network coverage, it has done a lot of research into the problems and secured the investment funding to fix them.

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In-depth Africa

Njodzi Dauramanzi: A principled, foresighted cadre

Retired Major-General Charles Njodzi Dauramanzi, a veteran freedom fighter and soldier, a brave, courageous, selfless and dedicated cadre, was born on April 14, 1940 and died on February 23, 2003.

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In-depth Africa

Kidnapped Felix Ngoma Reaches Zambian Parley

Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba was pinched out of his slumber on the kidnapped Zambian national in Sudan when Monze Central Member of Parliament Jack Mwiimbu questioned the silence despite Felix Ngoma being abducted for 18 days.

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AllAfrica.com

Africa: New Financing Agreement to Strengthen Rural Financial Sector in Zambia

The government of the Republic of Zambia and the International Fund for Agricultural Development signed a loan agreement for a US$26.315 million project that will provide rural financial services to smallholder farmers who currently do not have access to such services in rural communities throughout the Southern African nation.

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