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Date: 20 October, 2019. 00:23:09

ECZ insensitive to issues of humanity – MMD

THE MMD has accused the Electoral Commission of Zambia of being insensitive to issues of humanity. Spokesperson Dr Cephas Mukuka said in all fairness and without malice, the MMD expected the ECZ to have halted the Kaoma council chairperson by-electio...

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Published on 2019-10-14 12:37:54 via The Mast Online

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Tribal balancing in government

By Dickson Jere The President had a strong team at Ministry of Finance. Very educated, competent and professional. Very strict when it came to public expenditure and borrowing. No wonder we survived the 2008 economic meltdown. This te...

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Published on 2019-10-14 12:16:04 via Zambian Watchdog

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Mukata denied leave to appeal to Supreme Court

THE Court of Appeal has thrown out an application by convicted former Chilanga member of parliament Keith Mukata for leave to appeal its decision to uphold his death sentence to the Supreme Court out of time. Court of Appeal judge Dominic Sichinga ha...

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Published on 2019-10-14 11:52:10 via Court news – The Mast Online

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OPINION: PF, UPND, What Happened To The Peace Pact?

In July, 2018, the ruling Patriotic Front and the opposition UPND signed a Peace Pact in which the country’s two largest political parties committed to end political violence. The signing of the Peace Pact came about after meetings held both …

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Published on 2019-10-14 11:34:48 via Zambia Reports

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Kanganja’s tolerance for police brutality on journalists unmatched – ZIIMA

THE Zambia Institute of Independent Media Alliance (ZIIMA) says Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja has topped the list of police brutality on journalists. On Friday, Lusaka-based journalist Fredrick Misebezi was left intensely injured by a t...

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Published on 2019-10-14 10:44:46 via The Mast Online

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Four injured in a hiace minibus crash in Mazabuka, police say

FOUR people have sustained serious injuries after a Hiace Minibus which they were on overturned at Mazabuka Motel along the Great North Road. The accident happened on Saturday around 04:00 hours involving a Toyota Hiace minibus registration number AC...

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Published on 2019-10-14 10:35:39 via Mwebantu

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Zambia Tackle Benin in International Friendly

The Chipolopolo boys will conclude their West African tour with a tie against the Squirrels of Benin at the Charles de Gaulle Stadium. Coach Aggrey Chiyangi has one eye on Saturday’s second leg African Nations (CHAN) tie against Eswatini at …

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Published on 2019-10-13 8:26:17 via Zambia Reports

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Rupiah Banda gets burnt in a fire after a drinking spree, police say

RUPIAH Banda of Mazabuka has sustained multiple burns in an inferno which swept through 31 grass thatched makeshift huts in Chimwaikila fishing village in the district. And Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo says 26 year old Banda sustained multiple...

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Published on 2019-10-13 8:09:26 via Mwebantu

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Kalu Appointed Tourism Goodwill Ambassador

Tourism minister Ronald Chitotela has appointed former Football Association of Zambia president Kalusha Bwalya as tourism goodwill ambassador. The minister stated on his Facebook page today that “I am glad to announce that I have today appointed...

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Published on 2019-10-13 6:48:43 via Zambia Reports

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UPND: beware of Lungu’s 2021 tactics

  UPND beware of Lungu’s 2021 Strategy Editor, please hide my ID. As the country prepares for the 2021 elections, the opposite should draw important lessons from the 2015, 2016 and recent results from Mangango and Kaoma. PF knows it h...

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Published on 2019-10-13 23:32:21 via Zambian Watchdog

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UPND Women Prostrate Topless At Party Cadre’s Funeral

A group of UPND women on Thursday prostrated topless at the funeral of party cadre Lawrence Banda who was shot dead during political violence in Kaoma last week. This act is yet to be explained by the opposition party. Multitudes …

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Published on 2019-10-13 21:59:07 via Zambia Reports

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STUPID BY-ELECTIONS…a drain, it’s like people have no common sense – Nawakwi

EDITH Nawakwi says having stupid by-elections has annulled the country of money to channel to basic necessities such as CT Scan in hospitals. And the Forum for Democracy Development president says the electoral violence in Kaoma where a UPND cadre wa...

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Published on 2019-10-13 14:05:33 via The Mast Online

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Gun that killed UPND cadre traced to deputy police chief

Information has emerged that the Firearm Francis Muchemwa the PF cadre is alleged to have used to shoot dead a UPND member Lawrence Banda is registered in the name of Police Deputy Inspector General of Police for Operations Bonny Kape...

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Published on 2019-10-13 13:29:46 via Zambian Watchdog

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ECZ should be empowered to disqualify violent parties – VJ

THERE is urgent need for the Electoral Commission of Zambia to be reconstituted and given powers to disqualify candidates whose political parties are involved in violence and hate speech, says Vernon Mwaanga. And Mwaanga says there must be a clear re...

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Published on 2019-10-13 12:57:36 via The Mast Online

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Zambia is ready for African Minister’s Conference in charge of civil registration, Kampyongo says 

MINISTER of Home Affairs, Hon Stephen Kampyongo says Zambia is ready to host the 5th Conference of African Ministers responsible for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics that opens on Monday. Speaking at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa t...

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Published on 2019-10-13 11:51:28 via Mwebantu

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