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Date: 13 August, 2020. 01:14:56

Expert opposes ongoing secret privatisation of Zambia Railways

A railway expert, Emmanuel Mutale, has opposed the idea of engaging private companies to operate the rail sector in the country until the industry is fully developed. A few weeks ago, the Watchdog revealed that a cartel of lawyers is i...

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Published on 2020-08-12 7:43:24 via Zambian Watchdog

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Zesco HQ In 3-Day Closure To Facilitate Fumigation In Fight Against COVID-19

head office will temporarily be closed for three days beginning tomorrow, 12th August 12, to 14th August, 2020 in order to facilitate fumigation of the premises in line with Coronavirus guidelines. Company Manager for Public Relations, Mrs. Hazel...

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Published on 2020-08-12 7:12:57 via Zambia Reports

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OPINION: Help Govt To Help You: Please, Adhere To COVID-19 Guidelines, Coronavirus Is Real

Minister of Health Dr Chitalu Chilufya today made revelations during the daily briefing that sadly, many Zambians are opting to stay home even when they have all the symptoms of Coronavirus and do not want to visit COVID-19 facilities for …

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Published on 2020-08-12 6:57:50 via Zambia Reports

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COVID-19 UPDATE: WE’VE NOT REACHED THE PEAK YET, SAYS MINISTER AS ZAMBIA RECORDS 226 NEW CASES, 5 BIDs IN NDOLA

The country has recorded 226 new cases of COVID-19 out of 782 tests done in the last 24 hours, bringing the cumulative number of coronavirus cases to 8,501. And the Ministry of Health has warned people to desist from self-prescribing …

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Published on 2020-08-12 19:27:29 via Zambia Reports

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A number of NMC are just being carried…KAZABU DESIRES UPND CONVENTION

WE need new faces of men and women in UPND who can offer some inspiration, says Luxon Kazabu He says Hakainde Hichilema is just a team leader of UPND and should not take all the blame if certain things are not being done. In an interview, Kazabu a fo...

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Published on 2020-08-12 16:00:47 via Politics – The Mast Online

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A number of NMC are just being carried…KAZABU DESIRES UPND CONVENTION

WE need new faces of men and women in UPND who can offer some inspiration, says Luxon Kazabu He says Hakainde Hichilema is just a team leader of UPND and should not take all the blame if certain things are not being done. In an interview, Kazabu a fo...

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Published on 2020-08-12 16:00:47 via The Mast Online

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K20,000 or 6 months imprisonment for breaching masks regulation

11 ViewsA law to criminalise failure to wear a mask in public has finally been gazetted, its breach is now a criminal offence. According to the gazetted Act, failure to wear a mask in public attracts heavy fine, jail term, or both such a fine and imp...

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Published on 2020-08-12 15:55:03 via Zambian Eye

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Police have arrested 43 people for illegally patronizing bars and night clubs amidst the COVID-19 health restrictions

POLICE in Lusaka have arrested 43 people for illegally patronizing bars and night clubs amidst the COVID-19 health restrictions. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo says the arrests were made during an operation which was conducted last night. She sai...

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Published on 2020-08-12 15:02:26 via Mwebantu

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Unpacking M&E with Dr Kanyamuna: building a govt M&E system: what to do and what not to Do – Part I

ZAMBIA needs a strong and sustained government. But what is even more urgent are governance systems that are solidly established, credible, reliable, predictable and created to outlive both individual political regimes as well as individual persons....

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Published on 2020-08-12 14:30:23 via The Mast Online

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CHILEMENA BACKS KAMANGA

FORMER Football Association of Zambia executive committee member under the Kalusha Bwalya administration, Marcha Chilemena, says current association president Andrew Kamanga deserves a pat on the back for developing local football. Commenting on the...

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Published on 2020-08-12 14:00:35 via Sport – The Mast Online

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Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) intercepts four trucks carrying assorted lotions worth over K1.7 million

ZRA Corporate Communications Manager Topsy Sikalinda says the authority has seized 7, 030 x 50 Kg bags of maize, and 3,645 x 25 Kg of mealie meal which was smuggled in Chingola, Chipata, Chirundu, and Kasumbalesa. And Sikalinda says the authority has...

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Published on 2020-08-12 13:28:57 via Mwebantu

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Judge Chibbabbuka recuses herself from 9 Chinese vs Mosho unlawful detention case

LUSAKA High Court judge Ruth Chibbabbuka has recused herself from presiding over the matter in which nine Chinese have sued Lusaka lawyer Lewis Mosho, the Attorney General and four police officers for unlawful detention. Wang Shunxue and eight others...

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Published on 2020-08-12 13:24:57 via Court news – The Mast Online

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Police say have arrested 43 in Corona operation

43 PEOPLE ARRESTED IN ‘COVID19’ RAIDS. Police in Lusaka arrested 43 people in an operation conducted last night, 11th August, 2020. Among those arrested are 16 females and 27 males. Defiant premises include Shamrock Lodge where 17 peop...

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Published on 2020-08-12 13:11:47 via Zambian Watchdog

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3 die in Nyimba road accident

THREE people died on the spot in Nyimba after a truck loaded with fertiliser failed to ascend on Great East Road and slid into a ditch on Tuesday afternoon. Eastern Province police commissioner Luckson Sakala confirmed the incident yesterday, saying...

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Published on 2020-08-12 12:54:59 via The Mast Online

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Photo of the day: KBF, Kalaba & Mutati confer

Pictures have emerged showing that former Finance Minister, Felix Mutati, former Foreign Affairs Minister and DemocraticParty leader, Harry Kalaba and Lusaka lawyer, Kelvin Fube Bwalya met at unknown location to strategise on the futur...

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Published on 2020-08-12 11:53:13 via Zambian Watchdog

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