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Daily Archives: October 28, 2015

Sata left a good legacy – Lungu

late President Michael Sata

Republican President Edgar Lungu says late President Michael Sata left a legacy that will live on for a longer period of time. Speaking during the memorial service to mark one year since President Sata’s passing in Lusaka today, President Lungu says President Sata is the architect of the massive development being undertaken in the country today. President Lungu says President ...

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HH sees the need for politicians to reconcile

Hakainde_Hichilema

United Party for National Development (UPND) President Hakainde Hichilema has noted the need for all political party leaders to genuinely reconcile not just in words but in actions. Mr. Hichilema has told journalists in Lusaka after the memorial service of late President Michael Sata that the reconciliation process will be complete when government abolishes the Public Order Act. Mr. Hichilema ...

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ZCID applauds Lungu, HH

HH EL

The Zambia Centre for Interparty Dialogue (ZCID) has applauded the symbolic gesture made by President Edgar Lungu and UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema during the memorial service for the late President Michael Sata at St Ignatius where they shook hands. ZCID Executive Director Horrance Chilando in a statement says ZCID particularly applauds Mr Hichilema for taking time to attend a state ...

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Kaingu warns UNZA students

Higher Education Minister Michael Kaingu

Higher Education Minister Michael Kainguu has warned students at the University of Zambia that any further riotous behavior will result in the revocation of bursaries and expulsion from the institution of students found wanting. Dr Kaingu has told Parliament in a ministerial statement that it is very unfortunate that the privileged few students at UNZA who benefit from the bursary ...

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Retired ZAF Colonel kills wife

Katanga

A retired Zambia Air Force (ZAF) Colonel has shot dead his wife after a marital dispute. Lusaka Province Commissioner of Police Charity Katanga says the incident happened between 01 and 02hours today. Ms Katanga has named the ex- ZAF officer who is also a Lusaka Lawyer as Colonel Pandala Banda of Chamba Valley and his deceased wife as Vivian Ilukena ...

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Gay priest decries ‘inhuman’ treatment of homosexual Catholics

The priest has accused the Church of causing "immeasurable suffering" to homosexual Catholics

A senior Vatican priest, stripped of his post after admitting being in a gay relationship, has launched a scathing attack on the Roman Catholic Church. In a letter to Pope Francis this month, Krzysztof Charamsa accused the Church of making the lives of millions of gay Catholics globally “a hell”. He criticised what he called the Vatican’s hypocrisy in banning ...

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Wanderers seek revenge against Nchanga

Mufulira Wanderers

Mufulira Wanderers host Nchanga Rangers on Thursday in a Faz Super League Week 28 match at Shinde Stadium. Nchanga are one of the five sides that the nine-time Zambian champions lost to in the first half of the 2015 Super League season. Wanderers were hammered 3-0 away in the first leg by Nchanga on June 14 in Chingola to suffer ...

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Neymar’s mother cited in transfer case

Neymar © Gallo Images

The latest person caught up in Neymar’s poisonous 2013 transfer from Santos to Barcelona is the Brazilian star’s mother, who is to face fraud charges, judicial sources revealed on Tuesday. In June, Spain’s National Court revealed a lawsuit alleging “corruption and swindling” by Neymar, his father and the player’s former club Santos. Now the same Madrid court has revealed it ...

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Sata taught me grassroots politics – HH

HH and Sata

UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema says late President Michael Sata was a man with rare political acumen that resonated well with the common person on the streets. Mr Hichilema says some of the things that politicians can learn from Mr Sata was his connection with the people. He says his level of politicking and humour will take time for anyone to ...

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Tayali pleads with President Lungu to fire Musenge

Tayali Chilufya

The Zambian Voice has pleaded with President Edgar Lungu to act now and fire Copperbelt Minister Mwenya Musenge. Speaking at a media briefing in Lusaka today, Zambian Voice Executive Director Chilufya Tayali says Mr. Musenge’s reaction to the allegations against China Copper Mines is questionable. He says it is clear that he is covering up something which can only be ...

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