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It's a joyous Easter - Sata

Details PRESIDENT Michael Sata yesterday interacted with opposition leaders during Good Friday prayers at Lusaka's St Ignatius Catholic parish and described the occasion as "joyous Easter".
Ten days before his birthday, Dr Kenneth Kaunda was equally in a joyous mood as he flanked President Sata....

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Shepolopolo coach to include U-17 in team

Details SHEPOLOPOLO coach Charles Bwale says he will include Under-17 girls in the team that goes into camp next week in Lusaka ahead of the Africa Women Championship qualifier against Zimbabwe...

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Nkana seeks redemption in Confed Cup

Details NKANA today have a second chance to redeem their continental glory when they host Club Athletique Biztern in the pre-group stage first leg of the CAF Confederation Cup at Nkana Stadium....

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Sochaux's chances of survival improve

Details WITH equal number of games played, Sochaux has closed the gap on Guingamp to only five points with five games to go before the end of the French Ligue 1 season....

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Scott hails PF's performance

Details VICE-PRESIDENT Guy Scott says the PF government's performance is incomparable.
And Chinese Ambassador to Zambia, Zhou Yuxiao, says his government is proud of the PF government's performance....

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Nevers asks Sata to convene Insaka

Details MMD leader Nevers Mumba has written to President Michael Sata requesting him to convene an 'Insaka' where he and the opposition can address social and economic hardships facing the country....

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Govt ready to dialogue over constitution - Kabimba

Details JUSTICE minister Wynter Kabimba says the government is not fighting anyone over the constitution-making process.
He was comenting on the 15 opposition political party leaders who have petitioned President Michael Sata to convene and chair an inter-party meeting on the constitution-making process....

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DEC nabs Lundazi duo for cannabis cultivation

Details THE Drug Enforcement Commission in Eastern Province has arrested a 55-year-old peasant farmer of Lundazi for cultivating over one tonne of cannabis plants.
DEC public relations officer Theresa Katongo stated yesterday that Maxwell Kumwenda of Chifisi village was arrested for unlawful cultivation of fresh cannabis plants weighing 1.2 tonnes and...

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Zambia needs mental revolution to handle infrastructural developments - Chiwala

Details ENGINEERING Institution of Zambia president Bernard Chiwala says Zambia needs a mental revolution to be able to handle the infrastructural developments it is undergoing....

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LWSC in line for 2014 Water Leaders Award

Details LUSAKA Water and Sewerage Company has been recognised as one of the best four water utilities in the developing world.
In welcoming the recognition, LWSC managing director, George Ndongwe, said the Global Water Intelligence noted that the water utility had made significant progress in improving the lives of people in various communities through...

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Care for the elderly

Details There is a Bemba proverb which says mayo mpapa, naine nkakupapa which literally means "mum take care of me today, I will take care of you in your old age". This is a proverb that shows that as humans we realised that if we live long enough,...

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Zambia backs Uganda for UNGA presidency

Details ZAMBIA'S permanent representative to the United Nations Mwaba Kasese-Bota has urged Uganda's foreign affairs minister Sam Kutesa to place reforms of the Security Council on his agenda when elected president of the United Nations General Assembly this year....

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Paddy Blues hosts B-Flow, Macky 2

Details PADDY Blues Sports Café is slowly becoming a favourite spot for music lovers in Lusaka as it hosts diverse performing artistes every weekend....

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KK urges youths to use technology prudently

Details DR KENNETH Kaunda yesterday implored young people not to allow themselves to be slaves of latest technologies which, if not used prudently, may have a negative impact on them....

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Entrepreneurs innovate live performances!

Details THE success of OperaZ's first foray in Zambia should be an eye-opener to Zambian music entrepreneurs....

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Kapata has right to dissolve ZAWA board - Robinson

Details GUY Robinson says tourism minister Jean Kapata has every right to dissolve the ZAWA board....

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'Hunter of God' lures theatre fans

Details THE set, costumes and the lines were just as captivating when the award-sweeping NAPSA theatre club staged 'Hunter of God' at the Lusaka Play House last weekend....

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Homecoming inspires Sande

Details SCOTTISH recording artiste and songwriter, Emeli Sande, has described her recent visit to Zambia as inspiring and an eye-opener....

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Sally Nyundo to grace Siavonga music festival

Details MALAWIAN reggae star, Sally Nyundo has promised an electric and energetic performance at the Siavonga music festival that begins today....

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Don't overprice players, Karin advises local clubs

Details ISRAELI-BASED FIFA player agent Nir Karin has urged Zambian soccer administrators not to overprice players who go for trials abroad....

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Zambia One to mark 10-year milestone

Details THE Zambia One Comedy outfit has returned with a string of performances across the country to celebrate its 10th anniversary which falls on October 16 this year....

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Mihova turns down land offer for eliminating Mailoni brothers

Details ZAMBIA Army commander Lieutenant General Paul Mihova has turned down Kabwe Municipal Council's offer of a residential plot for leading soldiers that hunted and gunned down the notorious Mailoni brothers, saying "honouring him at the top will not be good at all"....

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ERB increases fuel prices

Details THE Energy Regulation Board has increased the prices of fuel from K9.91 to K10.63 for petrol and K9.20 to K10.01 per litre for diesel, effective midnight tonight....

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Judge throws out Kanene's application

Details LUSAKA High Court judge Chalwe Mchenga yesterday threw out an application by musician, Clifford Dimba Kanene, seeking a review of his conviction for defilement slapped on him by the magistrates' court on February 4....

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Nawakwi accuses govt of reckless borrowing

Details EDITH Nawakwi says the government is borrowing money at a reckless rate for reckless expenditure....

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Kalu hails ARS initiative

Details KALUSHA Bwalya says the Airtel Rising Stars programme is a clear and evident beacon of soccer talent identification programme from the grassroots....

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Mpezeni outlines E/Province agricultural challenges

Details PARAMOUNT Chief Mpezeni says people in Eastern Province face numerous challenges in the agriculture sector....

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Govt has managed to reduce bureaucracy - Munkombwe

Details DANIEL Munkombwe says Zambia has great potential to develop at a fast rate if the culture of being pushed to do things among the civil service is discouraged....

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Limata explains decision to serve in PF govt

Details WESTERN Province minister Josephine Limata says she chose to serve in President Michael Sata's government despite being MMD because she appreciates the PF's development agenda....

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Leaders must govern in the name of God - Kabimba

Details WYNTER Kabimba says Zambia cannot develop without leaders who govern in the name of God....

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Education without borders

Details As the third anniversary of the start of Syria's civil war approaches, there is a race against time to deliver a groundbreaking education project to the conflict's hardest-hit victims - hundreds of thousands of child refugees....

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Staff shortage hits health facilities in Mkushi

Details LOW staffing levels have hit health facilities in Mkushi district, it has been learnt....

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Cadres and violence

Details For a long time, Zambia has been known as an oasis of peace....

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Hamweemba calls on women to work hard

Details CHOMA district commissioner Bernadette Hamweemba has urged women in rural areas to work hard for them to achieve their goals and be heard as Zambia celebrates its golden jubilee this year....

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Civil servants engine of govt - Mwaliteta

Details CENTRAL Province minister Obvious Mwaliteta says effective implementation of government policies and programmes is dependent on a well-organised civil service....

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Hundreds missing as S Korea ferry sinks

Details Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people
capsized and sank off South Korea....

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Govt dismisses Hichilema's harassment claims

Details CHIEF government spokesperson Joseph Katema has dismissed as unfair, unfounded and unfortunate Hichilema's accusation that the government sponsored cadres to harass him when he featured on Sun FM Radio in Ndola last weekend....

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Sunzu, Sinkala threaten boycott

Details CHIPOLOPOLO defender Stoppila Sunzu and midfielder Nathan Sinkala have threatened to boycott June's friendly match against Japan.
According to sources close to the players, the duo is not happy with FAZ's life ban slapped on Adre Mtine, who represented them during their time at Congo giants TP Mazembe....

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Chilangwa tells Rupiah to shut up

Details RUPIAH Banda should shut up and concetrate on sorting out his problems says home affairs deputy minister Nickson Chilangwa.
Chilangwa was responding to former president Banda who told TV journalist Chanda Chimba yesterday that he was a 'prophet' who foresaw the PF becoming violent when voted into power....

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Rwanda's rebirth

Details Twenty years ago this week, the genocide against Rwanda's Tutsis, the most brutally efficient killing spree in history, began. As the international community looked on - capable of intervening but unwilling to act - more than one million Tutsis and others who stood in the way of the atrocities were slaughtered. I count many in my own family among...

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Chingola

Details Chingola is politically stable and viable but not economically so. Since October last year, most businesses, especially in the informal sector have been struggling to a point of almost quitting.
This is not an exaggerated version of the real situation obtaining on the ground. It is real....

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Kaseba donates bicycles for GBV fight in Chikanta

Details DR CHRISTINE Kaseba has donated 150 bicycles worth K77,000 to headmen trained to curb gender-based violence in chief Chikanta's area....

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Church must proclaim reconciliation - Chilembo

Details PRESBYTERIAN Church of Zambia Chipata Reverend Zacheus Chilembo says Zambia needs salvation....

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Njeulu instructs Sinjembela DEBS to construct schools

Details SINJEMBELA member of parliament Poniso Njeulu has instructed the district education board secretary to utilise money released in 2012 to construct schools in the area....

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Church on Easter

Details Do people go to church during the Easter holiday?
Many unchurched people in the West only attend church during Mass on Christmas Day and Easter. They may attend church also for weddings or when a prominent politician dies....

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Malaria cases rising in Chisamba

Details TEN people died of malaria in Chisamba district alone in March, according to data released by the district medical office.
The total number of patients that suffered from malaria and admitted to the hospital in the month under review increased to 67 while 84 cases were handled at the out patient department (OPD)....

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Under-17 players impress coach

Details UNDER-17 national coach Chris Kaunda says he is impressed with the skills exhibited by the 26 players currently in camp at the Football Association of Zambia technical centre in preparation for an invitational youth tournament in Moscow, Russia....

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Oriental Quarries to stage 4 exhibition fights in Mongu

Details ORIENTAL Quarries boxing promotion has partnered with Nalumba Lodges to stage four exhibition fights in Mongu....

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ZR, Warriors hold crisis meeting

Details KABWE Warriors players have asked their sponsors Zambia Railways to increase their salaries as a way of motivation.
And Zambia Railways chief execuive officer, Professor Muyenga Atanga, says the poor start to the season for the team is a collective problem among players, club executive and the company....

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Sata is reorganising Zambia well - KK

Details DR KENNETH Kaunda says President Michael Sata is reorganising the country very well....

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