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47 min ago | In-depth Africa

Marriage Counselor Says Kaseba Should Tell Zambians About Sata's Condition

A traditional marriage counselor has said First Lady Dr Christine Kaseba must discard traditional teachings that forbid wives from divulging bedroom secrets and tell Zambians President Michael Sata's condition.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

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VJ hopes Kabimba's sacking will move constitution making process

Veteran politician Vernon Mwaanga says he is hopeful that the sacking of Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba will help move the constitution making process.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Mail

'I am sure they are going to throw acid': How Thatcher wore dark...

'I am sure they are going to throw acid': How Thatcher wore dark glasses in Africa over fears she would be attacked for 'instinctively pro-white stance' Margaret Thatcher insisted on wearing dark glasses on her first trip to Africa because she feared black activists would throw acid in her face.

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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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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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Finance Minister, Alexander Chikwanda sues UNZA Lecturer

Avic International Deputy Director Liu Xiaodong takes Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda , Local Government and Housing Minister Emmanuel Chenda and Road Development Agency Director General Bernard Chiwala on an inspection of one of the roads under construction in Lusaka FINANCE minister, Alexander Chikwanda has sued University of Zambia ... (more)

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LCC demolishes 46 illegal shops at New Soweto Market

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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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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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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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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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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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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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'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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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Xinhuanet

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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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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FAZ announces Zambia-Sudan gate charges

FAZ on Monday announced gate charges for the 31st August friendly match against Sudan set for new Heroes National Stadium in Lusaka.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

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Mayowe was an ideological compass

THE passing on of Ambassador John George Mayowe, whose nom de guerre was "Robert Mandebvu" on Saturday, February 19 2013 robbed the Zimbabwe nation of one of its revolutionary, loyal and illustrious sons.

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