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2015-04-27 Kaunda Turns 91
[Times of Zambia] April 28, 2015 offers an opportunity to celebrate first President Kenneth Kaunda's 91st birthday and a chance to explore different ways in which eminent and unsung freedom fighters made contributions towards Zambia's development.

2015-04-27 Zambia Retreats On Controversial Mining Tax
[African Arguments] Zambia has retreated on plans for a controversial mining tax announced in January 2015 by its ruling party, the Patriotic Front ("PF"). The move follows forceful objections from the mining industry that the measure was unreasonable.

2015-04-27 HH Is Politically Immature, Says Sunday Chanda
[Zambia Reports] Opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema on Saturday caused a stir when he reportedly opted not to greet Republican President Edgar Lungu at Lusaka's Heroes stadium.

2015-04-27 Siliya's Possible PF Adoption for Petauke in the Spotlight
[Zambia Reports] The ruling Patriotic Front (PF) has been urged to think twice before adopting former Petauke Central MMD Member of Parliament Dora Siliya as the candidate for Petauke Central parliamentary seat.

2015-04-27 Hichilema Analyses President Lungu's 90 Days in Office
[Zambia Reports] The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) President Hakainde Hichilema says the PF Government has continued some of its suspect practices under President Lungu such as abuse of the Public Order Act, intimidation and harassment of UPND supporters and gagging of the media.

2015-04-27 UPND Response to Sunday Chanda - 'HH Is Most Humble Man'
[Zambia Reports] In this world where love is far in between. We always appreciate those that love us and we should just love them back. Sunday Chanda is one such individual. He loves HH, but he has a job which demands of him not to show his love, so he starts to express that love by saying things to please his benefactors.

2015-04-27 M'membe Orders Post Journalists, Employees to Register As Rainbow Members
[Zambia Reports] Post Newspapers editor Fred M'membe has run too far with his obsession with Wynter Kabimba's Rainbow Party by directing his employees to register as members.

2015-04-27 Operation Kalu for Life - Faz Plots Sept Indaba, Div Two and Three Disbanded
[Zambia Reports] Zambia's Football Association president Kalusha Bwalya's bid for a lifetime presidency did not end with the rejection at the March 2015 annual general meeting. The Zambian star is organising another meeting set for September 2015, five months before the elective annual general meeting to push an agenda that will potentially keep him in office indefinitely.

2015-04-27 Shakafuswa Survives Hypertension Attack
[Zambia Reports] United Party for National Developmet, UPND, Katuba MP Jonas Shakafuswa has announced he survived a hypertension attack on Thursday which required medical attention at CFB Clinic in Lusaka.

2015-04-27 I've Nothing to Hide On Constitution - President Lungu
[Zambia Reports] Republican President Edgar Lungu says he has nothing to hide or fear in delivering the new constitution to the Zambian people in the shortest and most practical time possible.

2015-04-27 Zambia - On Changes in the Retirement Age
[Fahamu] The life expectancy of Zambians is between 48 and 56 years. So it doesn't make sense to raise retirement age to 65. Importantly, a law should be passed to enable retirees to get their pensions fast and easily.

2015-04-27 Rwandair Lusaka Flights Start On a High
[New Times] Lusaka -At exactly 4:30pm Friday, hundreds of Zambians got to see what they had long waited for; when RwandAir's flight WB 0100 touched down at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka, for the first time.

2015-04-27 Gearing Up for World Press Freedom Day 2015 - Misa
[MISA] On 3 May 2015, MISA's network of national chapters across southern Africa will join people around the world in celebrating World Press Freedom Day (WPFD).

2015-04-27 Priscilla Pakati, Zambia
[IPI] Muvi Television journalist Priscilla Pakati died on April 21, 2015 at 11:00 in the Gwembe district of Zambia's Southern Province when the vehicle in which she was travelling collided with an unregistered construction vehicle working on the road.

2015-04-27 Losing a Life for Muvi TV Peanuts
[Zambia Reports] The loss of Priscilla Phakati, that young Muvi TV journalist, who earned a living by bringing to our small screens the various happenings in our country brings to the fore one thing - the plight of Zambia's fourth estate.

2015-04-27 Criminals Murder Security Guard in Chingola
[Zambia Reports] SIX criminals have beaten a security guard to death at Brisket Supermarket in Chingola after breaking into the premises and stealing goods worth K10,600.

2015-04-26 Zanaco Massacre Napsa Stars 4-0
[Zambia Reports] Zanaco produced another emphatic win barely three days after overcoming Power Dynamos this time defeating NAPSA Stars 4-0.

2015-04-26 Hunger Looms in Kazungula
[Zambia Reports] Government has been called upon to seriously consider taking relief food to Kazungula district in view of the hunger situation that has hit the area.

2015-04-26 People Will Ignore UPND, Says FR Bwalya
[Zambia Reports] Patriotic Front member Father Frank Bwalya says people will ignore the opposition United Party for National Development, UPND, for inciting workers to boycott the May 1 Labour Day Celebrations.

2015-04-25 Nchito Must Stop Interfering With Potential State Witnesses
[Zambia Reports] The last few days have seen Brebner Changala, a businessman and self-professed human rights activist in the news making headlines for the interview he gave Fred Namakando Nyambe M'membe's Post Newspaper.

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