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5 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Succession Battle Heats Up As President's Health Fades

As President Michael Sata's health appears to be taking a turn for the worse this week, the battle for succession from within the Patriotic Front ruling party has again spilled out into the public .

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6 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

Plane crashes in Fort Portal

A small plane has crashed as it was taking off from Saka Airstrip in Fort Portal.

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11 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

ABZ Slams Kambwili

The statement by Patriotic Front Roan Member of Parliament Mr. Chishimba Kambwili that ABZ leader Father Frank Bwalya is a political novice can't pass without a comment.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Global Catholic Network EWTN

21-Aug-14 - Pope Tells African Nuns to Serve With an 'Undivided Heart'

As Pope Francis urges religious women in Eastern and Central Africa to serve Christ with an undivided heart, an association of consecrated women in Africa has been doing just that.

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In-depth Africa

ZAF Officer Convicted of Drunk Driving

The Lusaka Fast track court on traffic offences has convicted and sentenced to fine a Zambia Air Force officer identified as Mate Banda for driving under the influence of alcohol.

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In-depth Africa

Mahtani Seizes ZNBC Land

Finance Bank Chairman Rajan Mahtani has recently seized control of a prime plot of land belonging to the state broadcaster ZNBC, a source tells Zambia Reports.

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In-depth Africa

Chissano leaves for Mozambique

Dr Chissano who was in the country for a three day state visit to commemorate Zambia's Golden Jubilee anniversary which will be held on October 24. He also visited the Lusaka Museum and held lecturers on the history of cooperation that has existed between Zambia and Mozambique.

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In-depth Africa

PF victory has proved the party is still strong and popular - Kabimba

Patriotic Front Secretary General Wynter Kabimba has said that the ruling party has proved that it is still a popular party.

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In-depth Africa

Kapata lifts ban on safari hunting

TOURISM and Arts Minister Jean Kapata in a conversation with Muchinga Province Minister Gerry Chanda and Bank of Zambia Deputy Governor for administration Tukiya Kankasa-Mabula in Linda Township in Lusaka Tourism and Arts Minister Jean Kapata has lifted the ban on Safari hunting which was imposed by her predecessor Sylvia Masebo last year.

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CNN

Designer shuns medical school to build 'jewelry empire'

Janet Fredman Designs is a jewelry retailer specializing in contemporary accessories.

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Newstime Africa

Zambia opposition wants president's power curtailed Sondashi, a...

Opposition parties in Zambia want the president's "excessive" powers as laid down by the current constitution - which include the right to head up the government and appoint top government officials - curtailed on grounds that they give the executive an undue advantage over the judiciary and parliament.

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Appeal to ban explicit music videos on NBC

WINDHOEK Namibian youth parliamentarians have called on the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation to ban the showing of music videos that portray women as sex objects and men as sex predators.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

National Catholic Reporter

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In-depth Africa

Joachim Chisano dines with former freedom fighters

Freedom fighters Mama Chibesa Kankasa, Ranken Sikasula, William Chipango and Cuthbert Kolala listen to a press briefing addresses by Mr Sikota Wina at Inter-Continental Hotel in Lusaka Former Mozambican President Joachim Chisano last evening dined with Zambia's former freedom fighters and shared memories of the freedom struggle which the two ... (more)

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Bus and Taxi workers union back RTSA over vehicle ribbon deadline

The Zambia Bus and Taxi Workers' Union has backed the Road Traffic and Safety Agency directive to public operators to paint or fix a 10 centimetre diameter reflective ribbon on their vehicles by end of August 2014.

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Daily Mail

Stunning images capture intimate moments in African wilderness

Get into Oxford for A 95! Britain's oldest university opens its doors so tourists can sleep in same rooms as alumni including Ronald Reagan and Imran Khan Move over Buckingham Palace and Big Ben! How a top secret escape game has been ranked London's number one tourist attraction on TripAdvisor Tourists forced to flee as fifth day of seismic ... (more)

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Iol.co.za

Fastjet: Zambia likely to serve as second base

FASTJET aimed to make Zambia its second base by the end of the year, while intensifying efforts to win permission for flights in Kenya, a market seen as key to its plans for a pan-African discount network, the carrier said this week.

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In-depth Africa

Alexander Chikwanda defends himself on the article in the Post Newspaper

MINISTER of Finance Alexander Chikwanda has said material trappings have never been and will not be a thrust in his life.

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Police to execute the bench warrant issued UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema

COPPERBELT police commissioner Joyce Kasosa says police will execute the bench warrant issued against United Party for National Development president Hakainde Hichilema.

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Women activist advises women to respect spouses to reduce GBV cases

A Women activist Grace Sampa has called on women across the country to respect their husbands to reduce gender based violence cases currently on the increase in the nation.

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