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2016-10-25 Uganda's Museveni Tells Tanzanian Opposition to Move On
[Zambia Reports] Visiting Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni may draw a backlash from the opposition United Party for National Development after having bluntly urged them to concede defeat and move on in the post election season.

2016-10-25 Little Joy for SADC as Ban on Ivory Trade is Maintained
[SANF] The recent international conference on trade in endangered species held in South Africa offered little joy for southern Africa as key expectations were not met.

2016-10-25 Lungu Frees Prisoners During Independence Celebrations
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has pardoned 336 convicts in the spirit of Independence celebrations.

2016-10-25 UPND Shun Independence Day Celebrations
[Zambia Reports] The opposition United Party for National Development has continued taking a distance away from national events by opting to stay away from the this year's Independence Day celebrations.

2016-10-25 Football Body Must Wake Up From Slumber
[Zambia Reports] There's a wise saying somewhere which advises human beings not to test the depth of the river with both feet.

2016-10-25 Angola/Zambia Defence, Security Bodies Meet
[ANGOP] Luanda -The 30th Meeting of Joint Standing Committee on Defence and Security of the Angolan and Zambian Experts started Monday in Luanda to address issues related to the border situation.

2016-10-25 Pres. Sirleaf Congratulates Zambia On Anniversary
[LINA] President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has sent a message of congratulations to the Government and People of the Republic of Zambia on the occasion of the Independence celebration of that country on October 24.

2016-10-24 Results of Draw - Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations Zambia 2017
[CAF] The draw for the final tournament of the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations ZAMBIA 2017 was held on Monday, 24 October 2016 at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.

2016-10-24 Chess Team Pleads for Sponsorship
[Nyasa Times] After failing to send potential youths to an international junior tournament last August in Port Elizabeth, South Africa due to financial constraints, Chess Association of Malawi (Chessam), which is courting the corporate world for support, is also appealing to interested parents to fund their children to the African Schools Individual Championships to take place from 10-18 December 2016 in Lusaka, Zambia.

2016-10-21 Football Body Confirms Gay Rights Proposal
[Zambia Reports] FAZ general secretary Ponga Liwewe has issued a statement confirming the body had circulated a draft constitution which contains a proposal that expressly promotes gay rights in the local league.

2016-10-21 No IMF Deal Yet, Says Mutati
[Zambia Reports] Finance Minister Felix Mutati says government has not yet hosted any detailed programme discussions with the IMF and there are no preconditions.

2016-10-21 CSOS Write Pres. Lungu Over Plight of the Media
[Zambia Reports] A Consortium of civil society organizations have written to President Edgar Lungu over what they term a deteriorating media freedom state in the country.

2016-10-21 Ndola Juveniles Guilty in Marijuana Cake Case
[Zambia Reports] The infamous Ndola juveniles that fed a marijuana cake to their teachers in Ndola have pleaded guilty to the charge of unlawful trafficking.

2016-10-21 National Broadcaster Boss Testifies Against Mumba?
[Zambia Reports] Nevers Mumba was in court this morning to face up his accusers with a litany of ZNBC staff testifying against him.

2016-10-19 Kamanga Hires Enfin Solutions Accountant to Conduct Football House Forensic Audit
[Zambia Reports] FAZ president Andrew Kamanga has allegedly hired an account from his firm, Enfin Solutions, to conduct a forensic audit at Football House thereby attracting resistance from fellow executive committee members who have branded the exercise a "witch-hunt".

2016-10-18 Masumba Eyes Presidency
[Zambia Reports] Losing Mufumbwe Member of Parliament Stephen Masumba says he harbours ambitions to be one day Republican President.

2016-10-17 Nyirenda Names Nkana Defender Munthali in Provisional
[Zambia Reports] Nkana defender Christopher Munthali has received a call up to the provisional Zambia soccer team that faces Cameroon on November 12.

2016-10-17 President Lungu Heads to Madagascar for Comesa Meeting
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu is this week expected in Madagascar for the Comesa meeting which will end on Wednesday. The event has been underway since October 10.

2016-10-17 Fuel Hike - Is It Adding Up?
[Zambia Reports] I am PF but something is not right somewhere. Current world price of oil per barrel is US $52. One barrel is 159 litres. That comes out to $0.33usd per litre which in today's rate is K3.30 per liter.

2016-10-17 M'membe Reaches Out to President Lungu
[Zambia Reports] Beleaguered Post Newspaper Editor Fred M'membe is reaching out to President Edgar Lungu to make peace in the aftermath of the August 11 elections.

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