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Date: 17 January, 2020. 18:32:51

Charlotte Scott abandons election petition against Mwanakatwe

UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) losing candidate in the Lusaka Central Constituency election, Charlotte Scott, has abandoned her petition saying she is no longer interested in it, but the opposition party has insisted on continuing the m...

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Published on 2016-10-18 12:06:48 via GENERAL NEWS – Lusaka Voice

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UPD shuns national prayers

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) has not attended the national prayers and fasting. A check at Woodlands Forest Reserve, a venue for the National Prayers in Lusaka showed that  no emissary from...

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Published on 2016-10-18 11:50:29 via Zambian Eye

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Creation of new ministries ill-timed – Dodia

An economist says the planned creation of new ministries is ill-timed considering the economic challenges the country is facing. Yusuf Dodia notes that Zambia’s economy is currently on its knees with foreign debt standing at US$9 billion and do...

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Published on 2016-10-18 11:28:37 via GENERAL NEWS – Lusaka Voice

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Fuel price hikes and subsidies: Contradictions

The Energy Regulation Board on October 13, 2016 announced a sharp increase in the retail prices of petroleum products such as petrol, diesel and kerosene by an average of 37 percent However, glaring inconsistencies government has not been very consis...

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Published on 2016-10-18 10:23:55 via Zambian Eye

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Bus, taxi fares go up

Following the sudden hiking of fuel pump price by the Energy Regulation Board ERB, bus and taxi owners across the country have moved to pass on the cost to commuters by increasing fares. Long distance bus operators have increased fares by between K5,...

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Published on 2016-10-18 1:18:26 via Zambian Eye

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Stop washing dirt linen in public Mwanza tells Dr Canisius Banda

Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) Spokesperson Antonio Mwanza has advised former United Party for National Development (FDD) Vice-President Dr Canisius Banda to stop washing dirt linen of his former Party in public. Mr Mwanza said the mud sli...

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Published on 2016-10-17 19:43:23 via Zambian Intelligence News

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Woman gets five years for stealing baby

A Lusaka woman has been sentenced to six years imprisonment by the Lusaka Magistrate for stealing a baby. Magistrate Humphrey Chitalu sitting as Lusaka Magistrate  sentenced Gift Phiri aged  to 5 years simple imprisonment for stealing...

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Published on 2016-10-17 18:45:51 via Zambian Eye

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Police nab accountant for theft by public servant

Police in Mpika district of Muchinga Province have arrested an employee of the department of National Parks and Wildlife for allegedly stealing more than K82, 000. Mr. Busuma Sombe, 24, an accountant under the department National Parks and Wildlife,...

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Published on 2016-10-17 17:11:14 via GENERAL NEWS – Lusaka Voice

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Lusambo thanks scribes

Copperbelt Province Minister Bowman Lusambo has paid tribute to the media for its role in disseminating information about the on-going government developmental programmes. ZANIS reports that Mr. Lusambo said the media was an important ally for govern...

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Published on 2016-10-17 17:08:11 via SPORT – Lusaka Voice

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4.5G? What is MTN on about?

As we recently reported, MTN Zambia is going to be trialling 4.5G. MTN Zambia claim to be Zambia’s leading network and are looking to further cement that claim by launching...

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Published on 2016-10-17 15:49:39 via TechTrends Zambia

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Councillors urged to work as team

  Kabwata Ward 6 councillor Longa Chiboboka has called on all councillors to work together in improving the state of Lusaka City. Mr. Chiboboka said that Lusaka City can only develop from the grassroots and that is why it is important for all...

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Published on 2016-10-17 15:39:34 via Home News – Daily Nation

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Press Release: MTN Zambia has officially launched 4.5G internet trials

MTN Zambia has officially launched the 4.5G internet trials supported by Huawei Technologies. The mobile service provider showcased the trial of 4.5G, an upgrade of the 4G internet speed which...

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Published on 2016-10-17 14:16:20 via TechTrends Zambia

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Fuel price hike premature – CSPR

Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR) has described the hike in fuel prices as premature. The ERB on Friday last week adjusted upwards the pump price of petrol and diesel to K13.70 per litre from K9.87 and K11.40 from K8.59 respectively and kero...

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Published on 2016-10-17 13:55:04 via GENERAL NEWS – Lusaka Voice

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DPP SIYUNYI RATIFIED, PRESIDENT LUNGU KEEPS HIDING THE MUTEMBO NCHITO TRIBUNAL REPORT – Chilufya Tayali

Parliament has adjourned to next week after debating a number of issues. Among the issues were: 1. Ministry Statement from Minister of Agriculture Dora Siliya who took the questions from other members with so much confidence. The woman was on fire in...

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Published on 2016-10-17 12:47:16 via MAIN NEWS – Lusaka Voice

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DPP SIYUNYI RATIFIED, PRESIDENT LUNGU KEEPS HIDING THE MUTEMBO NCHITO TRIBUNAL REPORT – Chilufya Tayali

Parliament has adjourned to next week after debating a number of issues. Among the issues were: 1. Ministry Statement from Minister of Agriculture Dora Siliya who took the questions from other members with so much confidence. The woman was on fire in...

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Published on 2016-10-17 12:47:16 via MAIN NEWS – Lusaka Voice

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