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The prevailing Leadership crisis in Zambia

File:President Michael Sata with First Lady Dr Christine Kaseba and ZAF commander Lt Gen Eric Chimese during the commissioning parade in Livingstone on May 9,2014 -Picture by T.Nsama Since his election three years ago in 2011 the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Republic of Zambia, Mr Michael Chilufya Sata, has uncharacteristically avoided ... (more)

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

In-depth Africa

After Kabimba, Mahtani Could Be Next to Fall

Following the sudden ouster of Justice Minister and Patriotic Front Secretary General Wynter Kabimba yesterday, the prominent banker Rajan Mahtani may become the next target to fall, a source tells Zambia Reports.

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Teacher charged for defilement

A Takoradi Circuit Court "B" on Wednesday remanded a teacher, Jeremiah Essilfie in Police custody for allegedly defiling a pupil of the Wood Methodist Junior High School in Takoradi in the Western Region.

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Edusei Foundation donates to Western Nananom Education Fund

The unyielding commitment of the Edusei Foundation and its founder Dr. Kwame Bawuah-Edusei to place youth education and development at the forefront of its mission was showcased last week with a donation of GHC50,000 to the Western Nananom Education Fund , the official education fund of the Western Regional House of Chiefs.

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Botswana blocks copper trucks from Congo on Ebola fears : August 28, 2014,

LUSAKA More than 100 trucks hauling copper from the Democratic Republic of Congo have been denied entry into Botswana over fears of an Ebola outbreak in Congo, leaving the trucks stranded at a border crossing, local media reported on Thursday.

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President Michael Sata fires Wynter Kabimba

FILE: President Michael Sata listens to Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba at the launch of the African Peer Review Mechanism report at State House in Lusaka President Michael Sata has revoked the appointment of Wynter Kabimba as Justice Minister and Patriotic Front Party Secretary General with immediate effect.

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'Poor' Roma Girls Teacher Still Behind Bars

The case involving Roma Girls High School teacher Dasswell Sichilongo failed to take off before the Lusaka Magistrate Court on Wednesday.

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Cartel Targeting Me, Chikwanda tells Bloomberg

Zambian Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda said he is being targeted by rival politicians in a battle to succeed President Michael Sata as questions about the leader's ill health persist.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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Zambia: Uphold Safety Rules, Yaluma Tells Mines

Mines, Energy and Water Development Minister Christopher Yaluma said it was important to adhere to safety measures that would not expose others to unfortunate situations.

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Zambia declares Ebola "notifiable disease"

The Zambian government has signed a statutory instrument that compels health workers to notify authorities of any Ebola suspects, a senior official said on Wednesday.

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Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan arrives in Malawi to raise HIV/AIDS awareness

Asamoah Gyan was given a surprise reception in Lusaka on Wednesday afternoon where he made a brief stop on his way to Malawi.

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"Baksteen8" takes Yellow Cap in SuperBru Round 3

This year we have are running an exciting SuperBru with the Currie Cup, the winner will take a partner or friend to the lovely Sekoma Island Lodge on the Zambezi in Zambia.

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5 MPs sue gov't over Takoradi Port expansion

Five Members of Parliament from the Ashanti, Western, Central and Greater Accra Regions have sued government over an agreement it entered into with a British firm.

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Flashback: When M'membe Bedded Chikwanda

Until finance minister Alexander Chikwanda whispered to Fred M'membe; 'that ka Development Bank of Zambia K14 billion inkongole belongs to the people.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

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Many political parties in Zambia are a bunch of hooligans-VJ

Dr Mwaanga says many political parties are merely registered and legalized gangs or even a bunch of hooligans interested in causing violence.

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Magistrates Continue to Adjourn Rupiah's Case

The ruling in the case involving former president Rupiah Banda asking the Magistrate Court to refer his case to the High Court to determine constitutional matters has been adjourned for the third consecutive time.

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Zambia power struggle as doubts grow over president's health

Ailing Zambian President Michael Sata has not been seen in public for more than two months, prompting a behind-the-scenes power struggle to succeed him.

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Somalis in Zambia-

Lusaka:- SINCE first setting foot on the Zambian soil in the 1960s, some Somalis have hit headlines for wrong reasons, prompting security agencies to now rid the country of criminal and other undesirable elements from the war-torn nation.

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'Missing' Bishop Causing Twists in Suicide Case

The case involving sex crazed Holy Fire Ministries Bishop Dominic Kanyika took a dramatic twist when a combined team of Zambia Police and fire brigade officers retrieved an unidentified body from the Kafue River in Kitwe.

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Kitwe High Court discharge bench warrant issued on HH

The judge decided that Hichilema had good reason for missing the court session and accordingly discharged the warrant of arrest.

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