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GTAZ projects rise in price of maize to K100 per 50kg

The Grain Traders Association of Zambia (GTAZ) has projected a  rise in the price of maize to K100 per 50Kg bag given the demand of the grain on the market. Executive Director Chambuleni Simwinga says his association
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Everyone can now agree Zambia is headed for debt distress – Saasa

Economist Oliver Saasa says he does not see any investments that Zambia has made that will enable it immediately service the US$ 3 billion debt it owes from issued Eurobonds . Professor Saasa has observed that the
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President Lungu assumes chairmanship of SADC organ

President Edgar Lungu has assumed the chairmanship of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Organ on politics, Defense and Security. President Lungu took over the mantle yesterday in Windhoek during the 38th Summit of Heads of State and Government from
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BUS FELL ON MY LEG-TEACHER (pictures)

By NATION REPORTER  A TEACHER, who lost a leg in a road accident early this year, has testified that his teaching activities are now restricted following amputation of the limb. And an arresting officer has told the
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LUSAMBO COMMENDED: FOR EXPOSING CORRUPTION, POOR SERVICE DELIVERY

By NATION REPORTER MINISTERS should emulate their Lusaka counterpart in ensuring service delivery in every corner of the country instead of sitting in offices making empty threats and promises, says New Congress Party leader, Peter Chanda. Mr
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WEEK 35 TO DETERMINE CAF REPS

By SPORTS REPORTER THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has announced that Zambian representatives in the Confederation of African Competition (CAF) will be determined at Week 35 League standing and not Week 38. This follows CAF’s decision
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INDENI PAYS K28M DIVIDEND

By BUSINESS REPORTER INDENI Petroleum Refinery has paid a dividend of more than K 28 million to the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC). Indeni Board Chairman Yamfwa Mukanga made the presentation to IDC Chief Executive Officer Mateyo Kaluba
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TROPHY ELUDES ZAMBIA

By MICHAEL MIYOBA UGANDA ended Zambia’s hopes of lifting the 2018 Africa Netball Championship after humiliating the tournaments host to a 64-56 thumping in the two team’s fifth fixture played yesterday at Olympic Youth Development Centre in
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KILLER ELEPHANTS REIGN TERROR IN CHAMA

By NATION REPORTER THE Department of National Parks and Wildlife should quickly find a lasting solution to elephants which are terrorising and killing people in Chama, says FDD chairperson for labour Yotham Mtayachalo. Mr Mtayachalo said the
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PF INTERNAL ELECTIONS TO STRENGTHEN PARTY – COUNCILLOR

By NATION REPORTER POLITICS of name calling should end especially that the Patriotic Front (PF) internal elections are meant to build the ruling party and not to divide it, says PF Matero vice secretary Mwamba Salubusa. Mr.
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POWER SEEK REDEMPTION

By SPORTS REPORTER THE MTN/FAZ Super Division returns to action this afternoon with ‘Powerful’ Power Dynamos seeking to bounce back from last week’s defeat to Nkwazi, when they host Zanaco in a week 29 super league fixture
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PF has no money to reduce Zambia a one party state – Chanda

The ruling PF has dismissed assertions that it wants to turn Zambia into a one party state. Media Director Sunday Chanda says the ruling PF wants Zambia to remain a multiparty democracy the more reason it prefers
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Deportation of Biti has dented Zambia’s image – Mambo

Civil Society Constitution Agenda (CiSCA) Board Chairperson, Bishop John Mambo says the recent deportation of Zimbabwean opposition leader Tendai Biti has dented the country’s image as a Christian nation. Bishop Mambo says the sending back of Mr Biti
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TIZ commends Kanganja for suspending corrupt cops

Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) has commended Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja for suspending the four traffic police officers who had mounted a roadblock along Mungwi road where they were getting bribes from traffic offenders TIZ Executive
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LUSAKA DC UNHAPPY WITH STRUCTURE NEAR ROAD RESERVE

By NATION REPORTER CONSTRUCTION of a building along Lusaka’s Lumumba Road reserve has saddened Lusaka District Commissioner Davis Mulenga. In an interview, Captain Mulenga explained that the building’s veranda was right in front of a drainage that
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‘GUARD AGAINST FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE OUTBREAKS’

By NATION REPORTER FARMERS should continue to observe bio security measures to prevent the occurrence of the foot and mouth disease. Taskforce chairperson on the disease that broke out in Chisamba and Chibombo, Martin Chowa said the
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LIVESTOCK CENSUS

By Prof. Kazonga 1.0           Introduction THE livestock sub-sector mainly comprises cattle, poultry, pigs, sheep and goats. They provide us precious food products such as meat, milk, eggs, honey and further provide valuable non-food products such as wool,
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Watch Out, Look who is Re-Enforcing?

Traffic offences have been in the limelight the last few days with Super Bowman playing super cop beating police at their game. But there is that one band that should take the front role in traffic affairs-Road
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Battle for MMD Rages On

The Movement for Multi-Party Democracy (MMD) leadership contest still rages on with the Felix Mutati group appearing for status conference in a matter arising from a petition in the Constitution Court by the National Secretary Raphael Nakacinda
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CIRDZ ZAMBIA GETS REGIONAL ACCREDITATION

By NATION REPORTER THE Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) has been awarded a five-year accreditation as a medical testing laboratory in Haematology, serology and virology by the Southern Africa Development Community Accreditation Service (SADCAS).
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RTSA cameras capture 45,000

CECILIA ZULU, Lusaka OVER 45,000 motorists in Lusaka have in the last one month been caught over-speeding on recently-installed cameras. The Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) will raise K13.5 million from the offenders paying K300 for
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Kunda Royal Establishment to Honour Mama Betty

The Kunda Royal Establishment is today (Saturday) expected to honour late Mama Betty Kaunda posthumously during the Malaila traditional ceremony. Mama Betty will be honoured as one of the outstanding individuals that hailed from the area. She
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LUFWANYAMA TO BE CONNECTED TO NATIONAL GRID

By NATION REPORTER GOVERNMENT is set to connect Lufwanyama to the national grid, District Commissioner Miniver Mutesa has said. Mrs Mutesa said the construction of roads would make the district easily accessible to other nearby areas on
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Kabila says his goodbyes

ANGELA CHISHIMBA, Windhoek DEMOCRATIC Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila gave a touching message to heads of State in the Southern Africa Development Community region for the support in ensuring peace and stability in his country.
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Kanganja suspends ‘shameful’ cops

CATHERINE MUMBA, Lusaka THE four police traffic officers who were allegedly caught receiving bribes from motorists on Thursday are a shame and embarrassment to the service, Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja has said.Sergeants Laban Bwalya and
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Zesco in visa blow

MULWANDA LUPIYA, Ndola ZESCO United have suffered a huge setback ahead of today’s CAF Champions League decisive encounter against Swallows after four key players were denied entry into South Africa because they did not have visas. The
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WAIT PATIENTLY, DC URGES KALOMO YOUTHS

By NATION REPORTER YOUTHS in villages situated along the Kalomo-Dundumwezi road have been advised against going to the Boma to seek employment from the contractor working on the road. Kalomo District Commissioner, Cosmas Chabi said the youths
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Race to save Africa’s iconic dam

JACK ZIMBA, Lusaka WHEN a 60-year-old dam that stands 128 metres tall, 716 metres long and holds 181 billion cubic metres of water needs repairs, it is never a small job and it comes with a huge
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Jay Brown releases ‘Dr Kaunda’

ZIO MWALE, Lusaka MUSICIAN Jay Brown has released a song titled “Dr Kaunda”, a dedication to Zambia’s first President Kenneth David Buchizya Kaunda, himself a musician.The song, which was produced by Mwizenge Records and Studio Hundred, carries
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Indeni declares K28 million dividend to IDC

NKOLE MULAMBIA, Ndola and CAROLINE KALOMBE, Lusaka INDENI Petroleum Refinery has declared a K28 million dividend to the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) for 2017.Ministry of Energy Permanent Secretary Emeldah Chola said the declared dividend is an indication