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PROMOTE PEACE, CHIEF URGES OTHER TRADITIONAL LEADERS

By Nation Reporter Senior Chief Kanongesha of the Lunda speaking people of Mwinilunga has implored fellow traditional leaders to be beacons of hope to  promote peace for national development. He said traditional leaders had potential to contribute
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QUALITY EDUCATION, SKILLS KEY TO GROWTH – MSISKA

By NATION REPORTER IMPROVED education and skills development are enabling factors for Zambia to accelerate socio-economic development and for the country to become a prosperous middle income country by 2030, Secretary to the Cabinet Roland Msiska has
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K3M RAISED FOR CENTRAL EXPO

By SIMON MUNTEMBA Three million Kwacha has so far been raised out of the K8 Million total budget of the forthcoming Central Province Investment Forum and Expo, Central Province Minister, Sydney Mushanga has said. Speaking at a
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TWO MINI HOSPITALS EARMARKED FOR CHEMBE

By LINDA SOKO TEMBO GOVERNMENT plans to build two mini hospitals in Chembe in its continued drive to take health services as close to the people as possible, Chembe Member of Parliament Sebastian Kopulande disclosed yesterday. “After
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‘DROP GRADE 12 FOR COUNCILLOR POST’ – AND LET ANYONE INTERESTED CONTEST FOR THE POSITION, SAYS EX-COUNCILLOR

By Peter Malasha GOVERNMENT should consider dropping the Grade 12 minimum education requirement for people wanting to contest the position of councillor and open it to anyone interested to aspire for the post, a former councillor has
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NO PRAYERS FOR UPND

Share this article The United Party for National Development UPND has vowed never to attend the national day of prayer and fasting if the national dialogue process will not be tabled. Party spokesperson Charles Kakoma says it
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ZTA RAISES K4.5 MILLION FROM LICENSED TOURISM FACILITIES

By NATION REPORTER THE Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA) has so far raised K 4.5 million from licensed tourism facilities countrywide, says ZTA chief executive officer Felix Chaila. Mr Chaila said the agency would ensure Zambians started getting
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MORAL INTEGRITY

POLITICS bereft of moral integrity pose an existential danger and threat to society. We have two politicians, each claiming to be very principled and morally upright, but totally lacking in political integrity and conviction of purpose. We
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CHINA THE GAME CHANGER

By CANISIUS BANDA CHINA will soon be the largest economy in the world. To a large and significant degree, this will be made to happen by Africa. China has about 1.4 billion people, and each of these
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ENERGY MINISTER, TRANSPORTERS RECONCILE

By KALOBWE BWALYA A SHUTDOWN of the energy sector has been forestalled following an agreement between Government  and the  Petroleum Transporters Association of Zambia (PTAZ) to settle their differences amicably. The transporters had threatened to shutdown the
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DFID FUNDING NOT WITHDRAWN, SAYS SILIYA

By SIMON MUNTEMBA GOVERNMENT has refuted reports by the UK based Africa Confidential that it had diverted donor funds meant for social sector spending to make debt repayment forcing the UK’s DFID to suspend funding to the
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KWACHA SEES LIGHT

By BUSINESS REPORTER THE Kwacha is expected to make a rebound once the current demand levels subside supported by increased mid-month inflows, the financial market has predicted. The expectation comes after most players last week adopted a
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SQUATTERS AT POLO CLUB START BUILDING AGAIN

By NATION REPORTER SQUATTERS whose illegal structures at the Nkana Polo club were demolished last month, have started re-constructing their houses. According to them, when President Edgar Lungu instructed the local authority to resolve the matter, it
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SHIELD-CHELSEA CHAMPION MULENGA AIMS HIGH

By SPORTS REPORTER THE local Shield-Chelsea Champion Mulenga Mulenga says he will work hard to become Zambia’s number one goal keeper. Speaking on arrival from London where he participated in a one-week training programme at Cobham centre,
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MALICIOUS OPPOSITION LEADERS ROASTED

By NATION REPORTER SOME opposition political party leaders have embarked on malicious campaign of inciting Zambians against the government because they are being driven by bitterness, Patriotic Front (PF) Copperbelt Chairman Stephen Kainga has said. Mr Kainga
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UNDERWEAR THEFT LANDS MAN IN TROUBLE

By NATION REPORTER A-23-YEAR old man of Lusaka’s Chipata compound has pleaded guilty to one count of stealing three men’s underwear worth K79.99. Particulars of offence are on August 14, 2018, Brian Bwalya stole the underwear from
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BARCLAY’S QUARTER FINALS MOVE TO ARTHUR DAVIES

By SPORTS REPORTER BARCLAYS Bank Zambia have announced that Power Dynamos home ground, Arthur Davies Stadium will host this year’s Barclays Cup quarter finals which will feature six teams from the super division and two teams from
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‘NEVER ABANDON CHINA’: ANTI-CHINA PROPAGANDA IS A REFLECTION OF WEST PARANOIA – CANISIUS

By Aaron Chiyanzo ZAMBIA must never abandon China as doing so will be tantamount to economic suicide, former United Party for National Development (UPND) vice president for politics Canisius Banda has warned. Dr Banda said that no
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CHALLENGED: CONSTITUTIONAL COURT RULING ON MINISTERS’ STAY IN OFFICE

By NATION REPORTER THE Constitutional Court erred in its ruling on the ministers stay in office after the dissolution of parliament because it has no power to rule that an Article of the Constitution is invalid for
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TRUTH BE TOLD: FIDELIS SOLOMON NGOMA RESPONDS TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT…

THE famous ruling on the ministers alleged illegal stay in office, is invalid. The Constitutional Court has no power to rule that an Article of the Constitution is invalid for being in conflict with another. The most
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STATE READY TO PROCEED WITH HH, GBM PRESIDENTIAL PETITION CHALLENGE

By NATION REPORTER THE State has told the Lusaka High Court that it desires to proceed with the case in which UPND president Hakainde Hichilema and his Vice, Geoffrey Mwamba are challenging the dismissal of their Presidential
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PF KILLING HAUNTS UPND MP

By NATION REPORTER MYSTERY has deepened in the gruesome murder of a Patriotic Front (PF) cadre, Harry Chanda on February 25, 2013 in Livingstone by suspected UPND officials with the police now warning and cautioning the party’s
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ZAMBIA TO BOLSTER FOREIGN RESERVES

By BUSINESS REPORTER GOVERNMENT will build up international reserves to more than four months of import cover by 2021 to promote a market-driven foreign exchange rate regime. This is according to the 2019-2021 Medium Term Expenditure Framework
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WIDOW GAVE PROPHET K33, 900 AS TITHE

By CHARLES MUSONDA A LUSAKA widow, who was allegedly swindled out of K260, 000 meant for purchase of her house and business capital, has revealed that she gave Prophet John Simfukwe a further K33,900 as tithe after
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STOP COMPLAINING ABOUT CHINESE, SAYS MUZ

By NATION REPORTER MINEWORKERS Union of Zambia (MUZ) says time has come for Zambians to participate in industrial development and contribute to the growth of the economy. MUZ president Joseph Chewe said Zambians must stop complaining about
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DECLARE BAHATI, ROAN SEATS VACANT, SPEAKER URGED

By NATION REPORTER THE Speaker of the National Assembly, Patrick Matibini should declare the Bahati and Roan constituency seats vacant because the occupants have proven beyond reasonable doubt that they have shifted camps, former UPND spokesperson Edward
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SHOWDOWN ON: AS SHEPOLOPOLO FACE MOZAMBIQUE IN FINAL GROUP TUSSLE

By MICHAEL MIYOBA ZAMBIA’s quest to maintain its flying start and top group B at the ongoing 2018 COSAFA Women’s Championship come under scrutiny today when the Beauty Mwamba-tutored Shepolopolo face Mozambique in their final group fixture
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BLACK MOUNTAIN TO BE BROUGHT DOWN

By NATION REPORTER The slag dump, commonly referred to as Black Mountain, will be brought down to a low height to enhance safety, operators have said. Chapamo Mineral Processing Limited director Kelvin Tembo said in an interview
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PREGNANT MOM IN COURT FOR THEFT

By NATION REPORTER A 25-year-old pregnant woman of Kabwe has pleaded guilty to stealing goods worth K456 from Shoprite Checkers main branch in Kabwe contrary to section 272 Cap 87 of the laws of Zambia. Sarah Bwalya,
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UPGRADE BAD ROADS, MPS URGED

By SIMON MUNTEMBA in Chadiza A SENIOR citizen in Chadiza, Sunguni Phiri, has appealed to Members of Parliament in Chadiza and Chipata to pool their resources to rehabilitate the dilapidated 75 kilometres Chipata-Chadiza road. Speaking in an