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2017-05-29 'Humble' President Lungu Spends Night at Worn-Out Guest House
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu at the weekend spent a night at a rather worn-out guest house on Chilubi Island in his continued tour of the northern parts of the country.

2017-05-29 University Students Riot Over Allowances
[Zambia Reports] University of Zambia (UNZA) have lost patience with government over the delay in payment of meal allowances and took to the Great East road on Sunday night.

2017-05-29 Youth Group Says Freedom of Expression Has Limits
[Zambia Reports] MMD Die Hard Youths National Coordinator Gerald Chiluba says people should not abrogate the law in the name of freedom of expression.

2017-05-29 Hichilema's Lawyers Must Take Responsibility for Prolonged Detention
[Zambia Reports] For seven weeks now, UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has shuttled between Chimbokaila and the Magistrate Court in the hope of seeing light, but all in vain.

2017-05-29 Voting Pattern Commission Hopes for Action On Findings
[Zambia Reports] Chairperson on the commission of inquiry on the voting pattern Mutakela Lisimba says he is hopeful that President Edgar Lungu will act on its report.

2017-05-29 Treason Vibe Attracts Negative International Publicity
[Zambia Reports] The international headlines that Zambia is receiving over the continued incarceration of UPND president Hakainde Hichilema should be of concern to those managing the affairs of this country.

2017-05-29 Maimane Circus Was Unnecessary
[Zambia Reports] The drama that the visit of South African opposition leader Mmusi Maimane generated was very unnecessary. It could appear that we as a country are so hell bent on embarrassing ourselves even on straight forward matters.

2017-05-29 'Come Back Home, You're Suffering in America'
[Zambia Reports] Motivational speaker Mubita Nawa spent nine years in the United States of America. His attempts to become a close associate of influential pastor TD Jakes did not yield much success. He returned to Zambia on some visit, but because he had overstayed his initial visa, he was denied a second visa by the US Embassy in Lusaka.

2017-05-26 Opposition Leader Mmusi Maimane Deported Fom Zambia
[DA] In stark contrast to the spirit of Africa Day today, an act akin to the tactics of the Apartheid government has occurred at Lusaka Airport this evening, which we call on the South African government to strongly condemn and expect swift intervention.

2017-05-26 Opposition Leader Maimane Holds Protest At Zambian Embassy
[Zambia Reports] South Africa's opposition leader Mmusi Maimane has staged a protest at the Zambian Embassy in Pretoria a day after he was deported from Lusaka.

2017-05-26 Maimane Came to Undermine Judiciary - High Commissioner
[News24Wire] Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maine was deported from Zambia because he intended pressurising the courts to release Hakainde Hichilema, the country's High Commissioner Emmanuel Mwamba said on Friday.

2017-05-26 Opposition Leader Mmusi Maimane Deported From Zambia
[News24Wire] DA leader Mmusi Maimane was deported to South Africa, for reasons unknown, when he landed in Zambia, his spokesperson Graham Charters said on Thursday night.

2017-05-26 President Lungu Honours Junior Chipolopolo for AFCON Win
[Zambia Reports] President Lungu has honoured the under-20 national team and female boxer Catherine Phiri with the Zambia insignia of meritorious achievement award for their distinguished accomplishments.

2017-05-26 TIB Corporate Bank Eyes to Expand to DR Congo, Zambia, Uganda
[Daily News] TIB Corporate Bank plans to extend its services to countries utilising the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) services to facilitate trade and boost revenue collection.

2017-05-25 South African Opposition Leader Maimane to Attend Hichilema Trial
[DA] Tomorrow, Friday 26 May 2017, Democratic Alliance (DA) Leader, Mmusi Maimane, will attend the treason trial of Mr. Hakainde Hichilema, the detained President of Zambia's largest opposition party - the United Party for National Development (UPND) - in Lusaka, Zambia.

2017-05-25 17 People Die in Road Accident
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu is saddened by the death of 17 people in a road accident in Luangwa yesterday.

2017-05-25 Maimane Slams Zuma Over Silence On Zambia's Hichilema Trial
[News24Wire] DA leader Mmusi Maimane has said that his party would take action to "re-establish South Africa's leading voice on the continent for the entrenchment of democracy and the upholding of human rights".

2017-05-25 President Salutes Junior Chipolopolo After Remarkable Comeback
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has praised Zambia's Junior Chipolopolo for a spirited comeback that erased a 2-0 deficit to emerge 4-2 winnersover Iran.

2017-05-26 Zambian Police Prevent Mmusi Maimane From Entering the Country
[News24Wire] DA leader Mmusi Maimane has been stopped by Zambian police on his way to attend the treason trial of the leader of Zambia's largest opposition party, the DA has said.

2017-05-24 93% Reject Attempt to Withdraw From ICC - Report
[Zambia Reports] Zambians have overwhelmingly rejected an attempt by the government to withdraw from the International Criminal Court.

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