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Siwale Finally Freed on Bail After 30 Days

New Labour Party president Fesher Siwale has finally walked to freedom after 30 days behind bars for failing to meet bail conditions. Siwale has been at the head of a Mike Mulongoti championed identity crusade to discredit President Edgar Lungu. … Continued

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Chipolopolo Coach Wada Quits; Cites “Many Personal Problems”

The Football Association of Zambia has announced that national coach Wedson Nyirenda has resigned. He will be replaced on an interim basis by Beston Chambeshi, who will lead the team at Africa’s southern regional championship the Cosafa Cup. The tournament … Continued

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US Senate Doubles Effort To Compel DRC Leader Kabila To Leave Office

American lawmakers are stepping up the push to compel Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila to respect his country’s constitution by leaving office as the constitution dictates and overseeing a free, fair and democratic transfer of power. Leading the … Continued

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Libyans Begin Road to Reconciliation in Dakar

After years of civil strife in chaos in Libya, a group of activists and public figures from across the political spectrum came together to meet in Dakar to attempt to set a framework for reconciliation talks that may one day … Continued

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Libyans Begin Road to Reconciliation in Dakar

After years of civil strife in chaos in Libya, a group of activists and public figures from across the political spectrum came together to meet in Dakar to attempt to set a framework for reconciliation talks that may one day … Continued

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Kabila’s Third Term Bid Comes Alive; Court Judges To Confirm Move

Democratic Republic of Congo leader Joseph Kabila is certain to manipulate the country’s constitution and run for a third term when the elections are held in December. President Kabila is constitutionally barred from seeking re-election but has no intensions of … Continued

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Letter: Should Zambia Legalize Marijuana?

ZAMBIA MUST LEGALISE THE GROWING OF MARIJUANA IN CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT Why is the government delaying to legalize marijuana when it is such a huge money spinner and Zambia needs the money? Zambia has good arable Land – mostly flat which … Continued

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Kalaba To Be Unveiled DP President In August

Former foreign affairs minister Harry Kalaba is set to be announced as Democratic Party leader in August. DP interim spokesperson Judith Kabemba has announced that Kalaba was the party’s choice. And the party has claimed that none of the existing … Continued

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Freed Pilato Celebrates

Musician Chama Fumba, popularly known as Pilato has finally been released on bail after having paid a K30, 000 bail requirement and securing two working sureties. Political commentator MacDonald Chipenzi wrote on his wall in the aftermath of Pilato’s release. … Continued

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Commonwealth Throws Dialogue Gauntlet to Zambian Leaders

Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland says the ball in Zambian politicians’ court to resolve the lingering question about dialogue. Scotland who is the initiator of the dialogue process said that Zambian leaders have a responsibility to preserve the country’s reputation … Continued

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Chambeshi Names Cosafa Provisional Squad

Chipolopolo stand-in coach Beston Chambeshi has summoned 27 players for camp in the final stretch of preparation for the 2018 Cosafa Castle Cup to be held in Limpopo Province of South Africa. Team manager Hastings Ndovi released the names to … Continued

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Zambia U-20 Host Rwanda At Nkoloma

The Zambia Under-20 will aim to finish off the junior wasps of Rwanda when the two sides meet in the Niger 2019 Africa Cup of Nations second round, second leg encounter at Nkoloma Stadium today (Saturday). Zambia carries a 2-0 … Continued

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State House: ‘Nothing Sinister About Pres. Lungu Swazi Gift’

STATE House spokesperson Amos Chanda says there is no impropriety involved in the transaction involving a gift of a piece of land given to President Edgar Lungu in the Royal Kingdom of eSwatini (formerly known as Swaziland). Speaking when he … Continued

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Police Command Promotes ‘Wet’ Cop

The lady cop who got social media buzzing with her rain sodden body as she directed traffic on the Lumumba/Ben Bella junction in Lusaka has been promoted. Constable Charity Nanyangwe has been promoted to sergeant by the police command for … Continued

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Security Expert Warns SADC Of Imminent Unrest In Congo

A Congolese security expert Yav Tshimbind has cautioned the regional SADC community of a potentially serious humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo as the hope for the country’s election fades. Tshmbind says in an interview that incumbent President … Continued

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Of Police Officer, Rains And Traffic Control

By GEORGE CHOMBA In Journalism school, we were taught that a picture tells thousands words and true to those words, the picture of a Police officer, a woman for that matter controlling traffic in the midst of rains tells me … Continued

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Pilato Returns and Arrested by Police

Musician Chama Fumba popularly known as Pilato has ended his four month self-imposed exile and walked straight into an arrest by police at the airport. Pilato arrived around 15:30 hours and was immediately arrested by plain clothed police officers who … Continued

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Lady Cop Wins Admiration for her Wet Job

Pictures of a lady police officer have gone viral after she went on with her duties controlling traffic despite the heavy rain. The lady police officer who was not even in protective clothing took charge of proceedings on the junction … Continued

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Kitwe Council Shuts Illegal Taxi Rank

Kitwe City Council has closed down the illegal Noah taxi station along Oxford Road to create enough passage for motorists in the area. The local authority is struggling to control the increased number of mushrooming Noah and Taxi Stations in … Continued

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Times Journalists To Get 3 Months Pay

Unionised workers at Times Printpark in will only be paid their salaries at the end of June, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has announced. This follows the announcement by the unionised workers that they will withdraw labour, demanding they be … Continued

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Kagem Workers Down Tools

Workers at Kagem Emerald Mine in Lufwanyama have downed tools demanding a 50% salary increment. Management at the emerald mine proposed a 9% salary increment which the unionised workers rejected resulting in withdrawing labour. National Union of Miners and Allied … Continued

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Kitwe Cop Arrested For Aiding Notorious Tokota Gang

Police in Kitwe have arrested a member of the anti-robbery squad for allegedly aiding members of a notorious gang called the Tokota boys. The officers have allegedly been tipping members of the gang to evade police pursuits. Copperbelt Police Chief … Continued

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Citizen’s View: Did Zambians Aggravate Mayor Kalumba’s Condition?

I never mocked this man. In fact I never mock people by playing practical jokes on or about them. Sleeping challenge, what what. I only joke with my personal friends and behbaikl know it’s about a friendship. And I won’t … Continued

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Citizen’s View: Reflecting On Mayor Kalumba’s Death

It is not wrong to criticise public offices or officers considering that they offer themselves to the public, but a funeral is a funeral. There is no need to blame the public for their actions or words, used to express … Continued

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Opinion: Chilanga Electoral Violence A Sign Of Impunity

It is sad that despite assurances from the highest office on the land-the Presidency, also the head of Police, Mr. Kakoma Kanganja and senior ruling party officials that electoral violence will not be condoned but the happenings of today acts … Continued

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Lusaka Mayor Kalumba Dies

Lusaka Mayor Wilson Kalumba has died, the ruling Patriotic Front has confirmed. According to the PF media outlets, Kalumba is suspected to have died of heart failure. The officials state that the mayor battled the heart condition quietly. During his … Continued

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State House Clarifies Video Skewed To Suggest Pres. Lungu Is A Dictator

State House has moved to clarify an online video skewed to paint President Edgar Lungu as a dictator following remarks made light-heartedly during fundraising walk for the aged. Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relation Amos Chanda … Continued

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RB Counsels Hichilema To Concede & Remain Open To Dialogue

Fourth Republican President Rupiah Banda has pleaded with opposition United Party for National Development to acknowledge that President Edgar Lungu is the Head of State as a first step toward dialogue. President Banda who is a living testimony of shaking … Continued

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U20 Shine In Kigali

The Zambia Under-20 made good on their credentials with a 2-0 win over Rwanda away in Kigali. Kafue Celtic striker Francisco Mwepu did justice to his family name by fallowing in his elder brother’s footsteps Enock with a virtuoso performance … Continued

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NDC To Back UPND In Chilanga

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has thrown its weight behind the UPND in the Chilanga by-election. NDC has advised it members to back the UPND’s controversial Charmaine Musonda in the June 5 by-election. FULL STATEMENT: For Immediate Release. NDC to … Continued

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