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2014-09-20 Nations Bid for 2019, 2021 AFCON Hosting
[CAF]Algeria, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea and Zambia have all made their final push for considerations to be granted the rights to host and organize the Africa Cup of Nations in 2019 and 2021 with delegations from the five nations making 30 minutes presentations highlighting their proposed venues and explaining why their bids should be given the nod.

2014-09-19 Sata Fails to Complete Speech
[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata's much anticipated speech before before parliament today did not go as planned, as the head of state was unable to complete his prepared speech, leaving the premises early.

2014-09-19 Taxation and Organized State Criminality - the Case of Zambia
[Fahamu]The serious allegations of tax fraud made against the publisher of a Zambian newspaper implicate a number of top ranking government officials and institutions, starting with President Michael Sata. These too should be held to account if there is full commitment to fighting corruption in Zambia

2014-09-19 Critical Notes On the Legal System of Zambia
[Fahamu]The whole Zambian legal system needs to be revamped. Still deeply rooted in its colonial origins, the system has stifled creativity and stunted the possible independent growth of the country's legal institutions, law making, judicial decisions and legal scholarship.

2014-09-20 How Can Dr Kaseba Proudly Giggle At Sata's Frail Frame?
[Zambia Reports]Watching First Lady Dr Christine Kaseba giggling as a frail looking President Michael Sata suffered through his 29 minutes torturous speech performance in parliament raised the question as to how it is that she has allowed her husband to carry on under the weight of illness.

2014-09-20 Sata Upbeat
[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata yesterday officially opened the fourth session of the 11th National Assembly and sounded optimistic of the country registering further positive economic gains in 2015.

2014-09-19 Mining Surveyor Linked to Corrupt Licensing Scam
[Zambia Reports]Geological Survey Director Chipilauka Mukofu has been named in a mining licence scam in which scores of both local and foreign investors have been duped.

2014-09-19 PF Members Want Fresh Elections in Eastern
[Zambia Reports]Intra-party strife and divisions have resurfaced within the Patriotic Front (PF) membership in Eastern Province where party members are now calling for fresh elections to usher in a new crop of leaders.

2014-09-19 Political 'Conman' Cosmo Mumba Chased From State House
[Zambia Reports]New Revolution Party leader Cosmo Mumba who is also president Michael Sata's confidant was on Wednesday chased from State House on by First Lady Christine Kaseba.

2014-09-19 Tutu Hails Zambia's Fight Against Child Marriages
[Times of Zambia]Anti-apartheid icon Desmond Tutu is impressed with the remarkable coalition amongst stakeholders in fighting child marriages in Zambia.

2014-09-18 As Forest Losses Rise, Zambia Plans a Timber Moratorium
[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Lusaka -Zambia's lawmakers are preparing to put a moratorium on the country's timber trade, blaming foreigners for a surge in illegal logging and timber exports, experts say.

2014-09-18 Sata's Son Slaps Official
[Zambia Reports]There was a dramatic scene at State House on Wednesday morning when Lusaka Mayor Mulenga Sata slapped his father's spokesperson George Chellah for unspecified reasons while warning him to watch his back.

2014-09-19 The Emails That Got Kabimba Fired
[Zambia Reports]An exclusive source close to the Office of the President Special Division has leaked a dossier of allegedly hacked emails which are said to be the primary materials that were used to deceive President Michael Sata into firing Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba.

2014-09-19 UPND Pinpoints Sata's Parley Address
[Zambia Reports]The United Party for National Development (UPND) has pinpointed areas it expects President Michael Sata to address among them the constitution making process and the high cost of living.

2014-09-19 Kariba Dam to Get Facelift
[Zambia Reports]The Kariba Dam may get some stitch up after the European Union, Africa Development Bank and Swedish government stepped in to provide the US$280 million required to refurbish over four decades old structure.

2014-09-19 Palan Sexual Harassment Case Adjourned
[Zambia Reports]The sexual harassment case involving Game Stores manager Vincent Palan has been adjourned to October 13 after the magistrate handling the matter did not show up.

2014-09-19 Peter Tosh Remembered in Style
[Times of Zambia]LAST Saturday to Sunday morning, late reggae legend Peter Tosh's disciples converged at the Munda Wanga Botanic Gardens in Lusaka to commemorate his 27th anniversary.

2014-09-19 Zambia Free From Landmines
[Times of Zambia]THE use of a phrase landmine, is still controversial and haunting most of the people who have experienced it.

2014-09-19 Architectural White Elephants a Drain On Financial Resources
[Times of Zambia]YES, you have of course met him, the smartly dressed brethren who is always in Pierre Cardin suits and carries with him a piece of mutton cloth in his pocket specifically for cleaning his shoes whenever there is a bit of accumulation of dust on his shiny shoes.

2014-09-19 Deliver From Hospitals, Expectant Mothers Urged
[Times of Zambia]THE Government has called on expectant mothers to always deliver from health centres to reduce the maternal mortality rate in the country. Choma District administrative officer (DAO) Vincent Sikanyela said Government's desire was to see that no woman died, while giving birth.

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