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Date: 19 August, 2018. 13:14:25

Ecobank announces the 11 Ecobank Fintech Challenge finalists

Ecobank has announced the 11 finalists for the 2nd edition of the annual Ecobank Fintech Challenge competition for Africa-focused technology start-ups. All the finalists will be honoured at an Innovation Fair...

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Published on 2018-08-09 7:00:34 via TechTrends Zambia

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Biti to be Handed Back to Zim Authorities

A senior member of Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC Alliance, Tendai Biti, has been denied asylum by neighbouring Zambia. Zimbabwe’s police accuse Mr Biti of inciting violence following last month’s election. Zambian Foreign Minister Jo...

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Published on 2018-08-09 5:51:53 via Zambia Reports

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UPND candidate bolts with campaign resources after adoption

UPND says it will report its Kasenengwa parliamentary candidate Dr Faustin Sitima Banda to the police for disappearing with campaign money and materials a day after his adoption. Stephen Katuka, the UPND secretary general, told the media at the party...

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Published on 2018-08-09 21:20:23 via The Mast Online

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MMD, UPND electoral pact expired after the 2016 elections, says Mumba

NEVERS Mumba says the Memorandum of Understanding that was signed between MMD and the UPND expired after the 2016 elections. Briefing the press in Lusaka today, Mumba, who is MMD leader, said his party was not in any alliance at the moment. “Ye...

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Published on 2018-08-09 19:48:59 via The Mast Online

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It’s Official: UPND, NDC Fail to Field Candidates in Kasenengwa

Three candidates have successfully filed their nomination for the September 6 Kasenengwa parliamentary by-election on a day that provided loads of drama with the UPND and NDC failing to file. The candidates that successfully filed their nomination...

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Published on 2018-08-09 17:31:08 via Zambia Reports

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#Paipapano: NDC will not participate in the Kasenengwa Parliamentary By-election

THE National Democratic Congress (NDC) will not participate in the Kasenengwa parliamentary by election. In a statement, NDC Secretary General, Mwenya Musenge said his party will not participate in the Kasenengwa parliamentary by elect...

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Published on 2018-08-09 17:23:25 via Mwebantu

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#PAIPAPANO: UPND’s adopted candidate for the Kasenengwa by-election disappears and switches off his phone

DR Faustin Banda, the UPND’s adopted candidate for Kasenengwa Parliamentary by-election has withdrawn his candidature for the seat. UPND Party Secretary General Mr Stephen Katuka has confirmed the development. “We were under a wrong impre...

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Published on 2018-08-09 16:17:00 via Mwebantu

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BITI IN ‘SAFE CUSTODY’…before we hand him over to Zim authorities, says Malanji

FOREIGN affairs minister Joe Malanji has said Zambian immigration authorities at Chirundu Border post did not arrest Zimbabwe’s opposition leader Tendai Biti but that he is being “kept in safe custody,” before being handed over to t...

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Published on 2018-08-09 15:07:57 via The Mast Online

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BITI IN ‘SAFE CUSTODY’…before we hand him over to Zim authorities, says Malanji

FOREIGN affairs minister Joe Malanji has said Zambian immigration authorities at Chirundu Border post did not arrest Zimbabwe’s opposition leader Tendai Biti but that he is being “kept in safe custody,” before being handed over to t...

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Published on 2018-08-09 15:07:57 via Politics – The Mast Online

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MDC leader Tendai Biti was not “deported” from #Zambia but handed back to #Zimbabwe, Dora Siliya says

ZAMBIA’S Minister of Information and Broadcasting and Chief Government Spokesperson Dora Siliya has appealed for moderation in discussing the issue of the forced return of asylum-seeker MDC leader Tendai Biti to his country of origin. In her a...

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Published on 2018-08-09 14:53:59 via Mwebantu

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UPND Candidate in Kasenengwa Withdraws from the Race

The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) has suffered a major setback in the Kasenengwa parliamentary by-election with its candidate Dr Faustina Banda withdrawing his candidature. Dr Banda has pulled the rug on the UPND on the d...

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Published on 2018-08-09 14:27:37 via Zambia Reports

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UNHCR concerned over reports of forced return of Tendai Biti to Zimbabwe

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is gravely concerned about reports of the forced return of a Zimbabwean asylum-seeker by Zambia to his country of origin. A senior Zimbabwean politician expressed the intention to seek asylum in Zambia at the border yest...

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Published on 2018-08-09 13:10:58 via Mwebantu

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Zambia detains, deports Zimbabwe’s opposition member

Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC Alliance senior member Tendai Biti has been detained at Chirundu boarder after he attempted to seek asylum in Zambia. This follows allegations that Biti instigated violence in that country after the just ended general...

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Published on 2018-08-09 12:37:36 via MAIN NEWS – Lusaka Voice

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No cell phones during working hours – Lusambo

Lusaka Province Minister, Bowman Lusambo has warned civil servants to desist from using cell phones during working hours. And Mr Lusaka says government is considering formulating a law that will give it powers to ban the unnecessary use of cell phone...

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Published on 2018-08-09 12:27:51 via GENERAL NEWS – Lusaka Voice

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Biti Handed Over to Zimbabwe Authorities…as Siliya says Court Order was Delivered Late

Information Minister Dora Siliya has confirmed that former Zimbabwean Finance Minister Tendai Biti has been handed back to the Zimbabwean authorities. And Siliya said the court order restraining Zambian authorities handing over Biti to the Zimbabw...

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Published on 2018-08-09 12:24:09 via Zambia Reports

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