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Police arrest 65 addicts

Police arrested and detained 31 criminals commonly referred to as Hashasheen, bringing the total number of arrests in Lusaka to 65. In a statement, police spokesman Ray Hamunga said, on Monday, that the 31 were arrested in a police operation in Lusaka’s Materu town. . He warned that the police will not tolerate in arresting […]

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Gambian families reject $20,000 due to cough medicine deaths~

(BBC) Families of 70 Gambian children who died of acute kidney injury (AKI), allegedly linked to ingestion of Indian-made cough syrup, have rejected an offer of compensation from the government. The Department for Gender has offered $20,000 (£17,000) to be shared between families. Ebrima Sanyang, president of the grieving families, said the money was an […]

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Times of Zambia | HH in Egypt for Climate Change Indaba

By Judith Namotoy –The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) said that the feasibility study for the Batoka Hydropower Plant has been reviewed.ZRA CEO Munyaradze Monodov said in an interview yesterday that the review of the pilot structure, power house and energy production of the project has been completed.Mr. Mandefa said that the authority is currently awaiting […]

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People are afraid of me – JBM – Daily Nation

by SILUMESI MALUMO Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba, the presidential candidate of the Patriotic Front (PF), said that the people who are afraid of my candidacy are spreading propaganda that I want to undo. Mr. Mwamba said yesterday that he had not at any point contacted any media organization in this regard. He said that people know […]

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Found a Zambian army officer accused of killing Dr. Tasila Tembo with the case to answer. – Moibantu

Nigel Mwapa, a Zambian army officer accused of killing Doctor Tasila Tembo, has been found with a case to answer. He has since been presented by Lusaka High Court Judge Wilfrid Muma, in his defense which he will open next week on Monday. This is an issue that Mwapa, then 33, allegedly killed his girlfriend, […]

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“I tried to save the pilots but I lost consciousness” ~

A fisherman who was one of the first responders at the crash site on Sunday that killed 19 people in Tanzania’s Lake Victoria described how he tried to rescue the pilots stuck in the cockpit and nearly lost his life trying to save them. Officially declared a hero, Majaliwa Jackson received 1 million Tanzanian shillings […]

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Times of Zambia | More women infected with HIV – Ministry of Health

By Judith Namotoy –The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) said that the feasibility study for the Batoka Hydropower Plant has been reviewed.ZRA CEO Munyaradze Monodov said in an interview yesterday that the review of the pilot structure, power house and energy production of the project has been completed.Mr. Mandefa said that the authority is currently awaiting […]

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STOP HOOLIGANSM – The Daily Nation

IT is unacceptable for any group of people to force their way into a radio station and attack journalists especially during a live show. And it gets worse when it is done by those loyal to the government as a way to silence critical voices in a multi-party system. The behavior of suspected UPND cadres […]

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I know sensitive things about Melope, says Father Mulenga as he explains his ‘support’ for PF

Catholic priest Father Godwin Mulenga says he knows a lot of sensitive information about Charles Melloby that, if revealed, would prevent the government minister from making certain statements. Father Mulenga, of the Catholic Diocese of St Ignatius in Lusaka, sparked some controversy recently in his sermon when he said the Palestinian police force is still […]

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The copper queens meet before a friendly match with Colombia ~

By Prince Cheonne The Zambia women’s national soccer team regrouped in Lusaka ahead of the friendly match with Colombia. The Copper Queens are scheduled to travel to Colombia for two friendlies on November 12 and 15. Speaking in an interview during the morning training session, coach BRUCE MWAPE said there is a need for high-level […]

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Times of Zambia | Matambo lifts ban on agricultural input distribution

By Judith Namotoy –The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) said that the feasibility study for the Batoka Hydropower Plant has been reviewed.ZRA CEO Munyaradze Monodov said in an interview yesterday that the review of the pilot structure, power house and energy production of the project has been completed.Mr. Mandefa said that the authority is currently awaiting […]

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UPND leaders said: Don’t relax after recent victories – Daily Nation

by Namo Ferry Muchinga County Minister Henry Sikazwe urged his colleagues not to relax after emerging victorious in most districts in the recent by-election. Mr Sikazwe said this is because the party has so many other competitors like the Socialist Party (SP) and Zambia Must Prosper (ZMP) that they need to win for them to […]

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I’ve had money since I was born – Lusambo

Bowman Lozambo boasted that he had money since birth, adding that what he used to get as a Member of Parliament was far less than what he spent on his weekly Capuchin. Lusambo says he will continue to serve as Capuchin’s parliamentarian because of the bond he has created with the community, arguing that his […]

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