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Date: 21 September, 2018. 00:09:41

Panic grips market as kwacha fall continues

THE kwacha has continued on a  depreciating trend, breaching the K11 psychological barrier at the end on Tuesday’s trading. The current trading rate of the local currency against major convertibles was last seen in April, 2016. &ldquo...

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Published on 2018-09-20 16:58:08 via The Mast Online

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Police arrest “Mr Smith” and charge him with circulation of pornographic materials.

POLICE have arrested a 32 year old Ndola man has been arrested by police and charged with Circulation of Pornographic materials. The suspect has been identified as Mwamba Kafula of Lubuto area in Ndola West who is also a laboratory technician at Zamb...

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Published on 2018-09-20 16:56:34 via Mwebantu

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Citizens, CSOs ponder litigation against govt for 30n WhatsApp call tariff

  A CROSS section of  Zambians, civil society organisations and senior citizens have resolved to take out public interest litigation to seek redress over the government’s imposition of a 30 ngwee levy on all Internet-based calls and t...

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Published on 2018-09-20 16:55:32 via Politics – The Mast Online

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Thursday 20/09/2018

Siliya and traffic congestion Dear Editor, Lately, whenever Madam Dora Siliya makes a public statement, one is left to wonder whether her ministry has been changed to ministry of misinformation. In recent months,  the Minister of Informatio...

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Published on 2018-09-20 16:00:11 via The Mast Online

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Police Arrest 4 for Gravesite Trespass in Mansa

POLICE in Mansa have arrested four people for trespassing on a burial site where they exhumed a dead body before extracting a bone from it. Police Service spokesperson Esther Mwaata-Katongo said the police check at Nengenenge burial site revealed...

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Published on 2018-09-20 15:48:47 via Zambia Reports

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Zamtel expands connectivity to Ngabwe

Zamtel has commissioned a new communication tower at Iwonde in Ngabwe in the Central Province. Located 170km from Kabwe, the new site is the first ever Zamtel communication tower in the area and will connect thousands of people in the new distri...

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Published on 2018-09-20 14:21:15 via TechTrends Zambia

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LUNGU FIRES KABANSHI as donor funding withdrawal sends shivers in govt

THE withdrawal of donor funding to the Social Cash Transfer has sent shivers in government, with President Edgar Lungu immediately dismissing community development minister Emerine Kabanshi, whom others say has been used as a scapegoat. And UPND...

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Published on 2018-09-20 13:00:07 via Politics – The Mast Online

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It’s wishful thinking!

Sudden wealth and power seems to have made Edgar Lungu drift from reality and live in a dream world. Addressing Parliament last Friday, Edgar said by 2030, Zambia should be a middle-income nation. “We aspire to build a strong and dynamic indust...

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Published on 2018-09-20 12:59:45 via The Mast Online

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OPINION: LEST WE FORGET WHO WAS THERE FOR US

One of the marvels of the 1960s and 70s that to date still commands a measure of prestige is the Tanzania-Zambia Railways (TAZARA). Dubbed the Rainbow of Friendship, not only for its engineering genius that it incorporated but    wa...

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Published on 2018-09-20 12:12:55 via Zambia Reports

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President Lungu wants all the stolen money to reach the poor, Amos Chanda says

STATE House Press Aide Amos Chanda says the reason why president Edgar Lungu took a drastic step to fire Minister Emerine Kabanshi is because he wants all the funds that were embezzled to reach the poor. Speaking when he called in during a Hot fm bre...

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Published on 2018-09-20 12:10:19 via Mwebantu

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Davies Chama Inspects Zambian Mission in Lesotho

Minister of Defence, Hon. Davies Chama started his day of activities in Lesotho by inspecting the Guard of Honour mounted by the Zambian component in the SADC Preventive Mission in the Kingdom of Lesotho (SAPMIL). President Edgar Lungu, in his &he...

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Published on 2018-09-20 11:55:11 via Zambia Reports

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Malawian national killed in Monze, Police say

POLICE in Monze District of Southern Province on 16th September, 2018 at 03:30 hours picked a body of a person in his 30s which was found lying in the middle of the road at Kayuni area in Monze. Police Spokesperson Mrs Esther Mwaata Katongo told Mweb...

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Published on 2018-09-19 9:37:29 via Mwebantu

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Kamaila Secondary School receives brick making machine from Airtel Zambia

Airtel Networks Zambia Plc. has donated a K10, 000 worth Brick Making Machine to Kamaila Secondary School in Chisamba district. The school which has an over 400 pupil enrollment and is currently using classrooms from the Primary section has no second...

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Published on 2018-09-19 9:23:45 via TechTrends Zambia

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Lusaka woman pleads guilty to stealing baby

A 32-YEAR-OLD woman of Lusaka’s Makeni Villa yesterday pleaded guilty to stealing a six-month-old baby after she faked a pregnancy to her lover. Precious Choonya appeared before magistrate Nsunge Chanda for child stealing. It was alleged that C...

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Published on 2018-09-19 9:17:31 via Court news – The Mast Online

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Kapiri pastor urges leaders to leave good legacies

(By Isaac Zulu in Kapiri Mposhi) BODY Ministries Christian Centre Church overseer Pastor Evans Mpundu has urged leaders to leave good legacies. Speaking prior to the main service on Sunday, Pastor Mpundu stated that great leaders strive to leave a go...

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Published on 2018-09-19 9:00:03 via The Mast Online

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