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Date: 20 September, 2018. 23:49:37

Thursday 20/09/2018

       

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Published on 2018-09-20 7:42:28 via The Mast Online

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OPINION: Multi-Billion Donor Fraud Could Provide the Turnaround President Lungu Needed on Weeding out Corruption

The last 48 hours have provided the kind of drama that Zambian politics has not seen in a long time. It could only be second to the succession mayhem after the death of President Michael Sata in the Patriotic Front. …

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Published on 2018-09-20 7:05:24 via Zambia Reports

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Zamtel switches on Ngabwe

STATE owned telecommunications company Zamtel on Wednesday commissioned a new communication tower at Iwonde in Ngabwe in the Central Province. Located some 170km from Kabwe, the new site is the first ever Zamtel communication tower in the area and wi...

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Published on 2018-09-20 7:03:57 via Mwebantu

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Shepolopolo in Dicey Cameroon Clash

The Zambia Women National Team faces Cameroon today (Thursday) in a potentially explosive semi-final clash that has got tongues wagging in Port Elizabeth given the reputation the two sides have crafted for themselves at the 2018 Cosafa Women Champ...

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Published on 2018-09-20 6:59:42 via Zambia Reports

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Education for fragile states

(By Homi Kharas and Rebecca Winthrop) This week, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will release its annual Goalkeepers report card assessing progress toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Among the expected findings is a prediction that...

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Published on 2018-09-20 6:59:40 via The Mast Online

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Police arrest three suspects out of the 17 that had escaped from lawful custody in Mansa

THREE more suspects out of the 17 that had escaped from lawful custody at Mansa police station in Luapula Province on Saturday have been arrested. And the suspects have been charged with Escape from lawful custody contrary to section 119 of the Penal...

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Published on 2018-09-20 6:58:24 via Mwebantu

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BOZ mute as Kwacha continues to slide

The Zambian currency, the Kwacha has continued to slide and lose value against major international convertible currencies amid continued negative sentiment. By close of business on Thursday 20 September, the local unit was trading at a 27-month lo...

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Published on 2018-09-20 22:11:37 via Zambia Business Times

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BOZ mute as Kwacha continues to slide

The Zambian currency, the Kwacha has continued to slide and lose value against major international convertible currencies amid continued negative sentiment. By close of business on Thursday 20 September, the local unit was trading at a 27-month lo...

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Published on 2018-09-20 22:11:37 via Markets – Zambia Business Times

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Tobacco is 7.5 times more profitable than Maize

Acting Director in the Department of Agriculture Alick Daka said Tobacco is 7.5 times more profitable than maize production. Speaking at a stakeholders meeting in Lusaka, Daka stated that “Tobacco has become recognised as a lucrative and qui...

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Published on 2018-09-20 21:37:53 via Zambia Business Times

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Tobacco is 7.5 times more profitable than Maize

Acting Director in the Department of Agriculture Alick Daka said Tobacco is 7.5 times more profitable than maize production. Speaking at a stakeholders meeting in Lusaka, Daka stated that “Tobacco has become recognised as a lucrative and qui...

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Published on 2018-09-20 21:37:53 via Markets – Zambia Business Times

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Mansa Mayor’s Wife Dies in Road Accident

LUSAKA, 20TH SEPTEMBER,  2018 – One person identified as Veronica  Chungu, aged 54 who is wife of His Worship the Mayor of Mansa , Emmanuel  Chungu has died while four  others including the driver sustained serious injuri...

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Published on 2018-09-20 19:15:34 via Zambia Reports

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Mwanakatwe Updates Parliament on Aid Freeze

The Ministry of Finance has opened up on the aid freeze by some cooperating partners saying the donors will be back on board given the radical steps government had taken. Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe said that the aid that had …

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Published on 2018-09-20 18:57:43 via Zambia Reports

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#Paipapono: Donors suspend US$13.9 million aid to the Ministry of Education

Donors have suspended nearly US$13.9 million budget support to Ministry of Education in response to claims of corruption. BELOW FULL STATEMENT MINISTER OF FINANCE MARGARET MWANAKATWE ANSWERS PARLIAMENTARY QUESTIONS ON WITH-HOLDING AID TO ZA...

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Published on 2018-09-20 18:48:31 via Mwebantu

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Supreme Court sets Nov 28 as judgment date in Chifire contempt case

JUDGMENT in a case in which Southern Africa Network against Corruption executive director Gregory Chifire is facing four counts of contempt of court has been set for November 28. Chifire last month pleaded not guilty to the charges and denied that th...

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Published on 2018-09-20 17:09:20 via The Mast Online

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Supreme Court sets Nov 28 as judgment date in Chifire contempt case

JUDGMENT in a case in which Southern Africa Network against Corruption executive director Gregory Chifire is facing four counts of contempt of court has been set for November 28. Chifire last month pleaded not guilty to the charges and denied that th...

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Published on 2018-09-20 17:09:20 via Court news – The Mast Online

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