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2014-10-31 Protests Over Acting President
[Zambia Reports]Hundreds of Patriotic Front cadres on Thursday afternoon took to the streets demonstrating against Zambia's Cabinet decision to appoint Dr. Guy Scott as acting President.

2014-10-31 PF Youths Plan Injunction Against Guy Scott As Acting President
[Zambia Reports]After taking to the streets to protest Cabinet's decision on Guy Scott, Patriotic Front youths are planning to file an injunction to stop the Vice-President from acting as Republican president because the constitution bars him from occupying that position following the death of President Michael Sata on Tuesday.

2014-10-31 It Was Not Automatic for Edgar Lungu to Take Over From Sata, Says Mwenye
[Zambia Reports]Attorney General Musa Mwenye has sprung to his defence and that of Cabinet on the decision to wrestle the instruments of power from justice minister Edgar Lungu saying the decision was done in accordance with the constitution.

2014-10-31 Zambians Eulogise Sata
[Times of Zambia]WHEN news of the death of Republican President Michael Chilufya Sata was announced, a dark cloud eclipsed the country with most Zambia's expressing shock on his untimely demise.

2014-10-31 Succession Struggle Splits Zambia's Ruling Party
[Zambia Reports]A major split is set emerge in the Patriotic Front as a serious succession war rages with three camps so far coming up.

2014-10-31 Musa Mwenye Should Be Arrested, Declares Kambwili
[Zambia Reports]Sports minister Chishimba Kambwili is demanding the arrest of Attorney General Musa Mwenye for allegedly misleading and forcing Cabinet to strip Patriotic Front Secretary General Edgar Lungu of the instruments and handing them to Vice-President Guy Scott.

2014-10-31 Obama On Death of Zambian President Sata
[White House]Washington, DC -Statement by the President on the Passing of Zambian President Michael Chilufya Sata

2014-10-31 Focus on the Boxing Career of Nelson Sapi
[Times of Zambia]Date of Birth - 23rd November, 1953

2014-10-31 President Banda Counsels Dr Scott
[Zambia Reports]Fourth Republican president Rupiah Banda has sent a message of encouragement to Acting President Dr Guy Scott urging him to seek God's guidance as he leads Zambia during the transition period in the aftermath of President Sata's demise.

2014-10-31 Muteteka Appeals
[Times of Zambia]CONVICTED Chisambia Member of Parliament (MP) Moses Muteteka has appealed to the Supreme Court against the High Court's decision to dismiss his appeal and uphold his five-year jail sentence for stealing a motor vehicle belonging to his constituency

2014-10-31 Good Roads Key to Quality Healthcare
[Times of Zambia]WHEN late President Michael Sata started launching massive road construction and rehabilitation projects, some critics questioned the rationale behind without realising the interrelationship between good roads and primary health care.

2014-10-31 Inflation Up
[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA's annual rate of inflation for this month has increased by 0.1 per cent from 7.8 per cent recorded in September 2014 to 7.9 per cent while the trade surplus reduced to K100.2 million.

2014-10-31 Kabimba Group Promises Mulenga Sata Vice-Presidency
[Zambia Reports]Post Newspaper owner Fred M'membe and Wynter Kabimba are planning to use a sympathy vote by bringing in late president Michael's son, Mulenga, in their inner circle as they push to take over the management of the country.

2014-10-31 'Let's Qualify for Sata'
[Times of Zambia]CHIPOLOPOLO coach Honour Janza says qualifying to the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals will be a befitting send-off for late Zambia President Michael Sata.

2014-10-31 Chikwanda, 3 Others Head to London
[Zambia Reports]Four cabinet Ministers have travelled to London to prepare the process of repatriating the body of deceased President Michael Sata.

2014-10-31 President Sata's Emotional Journey Back Home
[Zambia Reports]Below is a statement released by the press secretary at the Zambian High Commission in London on the return of President Michael Sata's journey back home to his resting place at Embassy Park in Lusaka.

2014-10-31 Sichilima Nabbed
[Times of Zambia]FORMER minister in the MMD administration Gaston Sichilima has been arrested for firing a series of gunshots in the air on the day President Michael Sata's death was announced.

2014-10-31 Woman Raped, Murdered
[Times of Zambia]A WOMAN has been raped and brutally murdered by unknown people in Kitwe.

2014-10-31 Emmanuel Mwamba - the VP, the Scot and the Law
[Zambia Reports]Emmanuel Mwamba, the Author of this article, is late second Republic president Frederick Chiluba's administrative assistant and later appointed information minister by the late fifth Republican President Michael Sata.

2014-10-31 Siamupangila Eyes Zone Six Gold
[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S female top seed, Ogar Siamupangila has set her sights on striking gold at the forthcoming Zone Six Championship next month after winning the 2014 Copperbelt Open Badminton title last weekend.

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