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4 hrs ago | 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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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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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

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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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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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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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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GhanaSoccerNet.com

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

In-depth Africa

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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In-depth Africa

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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In-depth Africa

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

In-depth Africa

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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AllAfrica.com

Zambia: U.S. $10 Million Chicken Plant Launched in Siavonga

ABOUT US$10 million has been invested in a chicken processing plant which was commissioned at the weekend in Siavonga District.

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AllAfrica.com

Zambia: DHL Hails Africa-U.S Trade Agreement

DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa managing director, Charles Brewer said his firm had seen significant growth in trade volumes in the region, in terms of the trade with US since the introduction of the African Growth and Opportunity Act in 2000.

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Zambia: Larfage Cement Supplies Increase

LAFARGE Zambia has supplied more than 900,000 tonnes of cement into the domestic market this year as compared to 800,000 tonnes in 2012.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

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Hyprop: Guarantee given on unit's $100m loan

HYPROP has been authorised by its board to provide financial assistance to Hyprop Investments Mauritius for a $100 million bank loan raised by its wholly owned subsidiary.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Zambia: Analysts Back Rule 18 On VAT Measures

LOCAL analysts have supported measures contained in the Value Added Tax General Administration Rule number 18, which has generated considerable debate in various quarters.

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Zambia: Lafarge Workers in Housing Bonanza

LAFARGE Zambia has offered to sell 347 housing units to former and current employees both in Ndola and Lusaka with a 35 per cent discount on the actual value.

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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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