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2 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Zambia: 46 Illegal Shops Razed Down

A COMBINED team comprising the Lusaka City Council police and the Zambia Police Service swung into action on Thursday at midnight and demolished 46 illegal shops at New Soweto Market.

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5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Zambia: CBU Unionised Workers Down Tools

MORE than 800 unionised workers at the Copperbelt University in Kitwe have staged a work boycott over delayed salaries, among other things.

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5 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

M'membe Fires Three Live Shots to Disperse PF Cadres

A paranoid Post Newspaper owner Fred M'membe on Friday fired three live shots in the air when ruling Patriotic Front cadres stormed his premises on Bwinjifumu Road in Lusaka's upmarket Rhodes Park area to register their delight at the sacking of Wynter Kabimba.

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9 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Zambia risks being 'recolonised' for giving huge chunks of land to foreigners-Kapeya

LANDS, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, Minister Mwansa Kapeya has warned that Zambia risks being 'recolonised' if it continues giving huge chunks of land to foreigners.

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9 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Zambia: Mongu-Kalabo Road Works Cheer RDA

RDA Risk and Audit board members touring the progress of the project said the works were on course and they were impressed with the designs and quality materials being used especially on the 26 bridges being constructed on the Zambezi River.

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9 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Zambia: ZRL Train Gutted

A ZAMBIA Railways Limited locomotive train in the early hours of Wednesday morning went into flames after the engine caught fire, Central Province Police chief Standwell Lungu has disclosed.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Green Fuel Sets Up New Ethanol Plant in Zambia

LOCAL tycoon Billy Rautenbach's Green Fuel company is setting up an ethanol project in Zambia after being frustrated by government in his plans to set up a second plant in the province's Nuanetsi Ranch in Mwenezi district.

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Nzema Chiefs Wade Into Lonrho Case

The Chiefs of Eastern Nzema Traditional Council, in the Western region, yesterday waded into the hearing of a motion at a sekondi high Court in which five Minority Mps have sued the government over the restriction on the Takoradi port expansion.

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Africell DRC poised to launch 3G before end-2014

Fast-growing Congolese mobile operator Africell expects to upgrade its cellular networks with 3G technology before the end of 2014, BizTechAfrica reports, citing a company insider who wishes to remain anonymous.

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In-depth Africa

Civil Servants Disliked Kabimba's 'Arrogance'

Jubilations have continued pouring in from across Zambia following the sacking of Wynter Kabimba, with the latest being civil servants at the Ministry of Justice in Lusaka.

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Daily Monitor

Ex-Tooro minister passes on

Kabarole Tooro Kingdom is mourning the death of a former minister for Gender in the Kingdom, Ms Dorothy Nyakato who passed on Tuesday morning.

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In-depth Africa

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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GhanaWeb

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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Daily Times

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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In-depth Africa

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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In-depth Africa

'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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In-depth Africa

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

AllAfrica.com

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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