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News on Zambia continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

7 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

His chalk was diplomacy

Benard Kahwa caught up with Mulengwa, a man whose legacy of good leadership is still fresh in the minds of his old boys though he retired more than two decades ago.

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14 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Kabimba and the Army Vehicle

An army vehicle parked at justice minister Wynter Kabimba's private offices at Lusaka Godfrey House is raising concern as to the minister's privileges.

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15 hrs ago | Reuters

Vedanta says open to scrutiny of Zambian copper business

Diversified miner Vedanta Resources Plc said it was open to a scrutiny of its Zambian copper business, which has faced protests recently over allegedly not paying enough taxes.

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22 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Zambia: Inflation Rises 0.1 Percent

ZAMBIA's annual inflation rate for July has gone up by 0.1 per cent to eight per cent from 7.9 per cent recorded in June 2014.

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23 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Journalist Wilson Mpondamali Acquitted

Pondamali, who is one of the journalists being persecuted for being suspected to be a contributor to the Zambian Watchdog, however still has to endure one more case of allegedly being in possession of military pamphlets.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Zambia: 'Zambia's Sugar Prices Higher'

African Competition Forum said Zambia's sugar prices are above the world recommended market prices largely because of market power being vested in one existing large-scale producer.

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In-depth Africa

Zesco's Chitundu, Yamba Drawn into Smuggling Accusations

Some officials working for the Zambian government at the Kazungula Border Post in Southern Province have accused Zesco Limited Managing Director Cypriun Chitundu and Secretary to the Treasury Fredson Yamba of smuggling.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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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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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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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Related Topix: Journalism, World News

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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Related Topix: Africa, World News

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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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

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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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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