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2014-12-17 Ruling Party Fires Guy Scott
[Zambia Reports]The drama concerning the leadership of Zambia's current ruling party and its selection of a presidential candidate took an unexpected turn on Tuesday night, as an emergency meeting by the party's Central Committee voted to remove Acting President Guy Scott as the party's Vice President.

2014-12-17 Young People Must 'Rise Up and Be Counted' in HIV Response
[Key Correspondents]A Zambian government minister is raising awareness of the urgent need to include young people living with HIV in the response to the epidemic.

2014-12-17 Ministers Demand Guy Scott's Resignation
[Zambia Reports]More than half of the members of Cabinet known as ministers - the top most body charged with the responsibility of government operations - have asked Acting President Guy Scott to quit his position because his continue stay at the helm of the country was threatening the peace and stability of Zambia.

2014-12-17 Court Stays Ruling in Power Transfer Case
[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka High Court has stayed a ruling in which it removed Acting President Guy Scott and Justice and Defence Minister Edgar Lungu from the proceedings in which a Lusaka politician Newton Ng'uni sued them with Attorney General Musa Mwenye over the transfer of Presidential instruments of power.

2014-12-17 Ruling Party's Central Committee Warns Guy Scott
[Times of Zambia]THE Patriotic Front (PF) central committee has warned that it will expel Acting President Guy Scott if he does not withdraw the letter he wrote to acting Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda instructing her not to receive Edgar Lungu's nomination.

2014-12-17 Chipolopolo Players Visit Accident Victims
[Zambia Reports]Zambia Soccer team yesterday visited their injured colleagues, Nyambe Mulenga and Changwe Kalale.

2014-12-17 Kabimba's Rainbow Party Mirrors Gay Grouping, Alleges Mwamba
[Zambia Reports]Emmanuel Mwamba, a senior Zambian journalists aligned to activities in the Patriotic Front, has alleged that the newly formed Rainbow Party by former Wynter Kabimba carries formal symbols and colours of homosexuality groups worldwide popularly known as gays, lesbians and transgenders.

2014-12-17 Guy Scott Is a Rainbow Member - Sources
[Zambia Reports]Acting President Guy Scott is reportedly one of the architects of the newly formed Rainbow Party headed by former Patriotic Front Secretary General Wynter Kabimba.

2014-12-17 Miles Goes Back to High Court to Stop Edgar Lungu
[Zambia Reports]Matero Member of Parliament Miles Sampa has filed for a stay of execution of the Consent Judgment in the Lusaka High Court.

2014-12-17 Misa Zambia Statement - Stop Beating Journalists and Acts of Censorship
[MISA]The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zambia is calling on all political parties not to beat journalists and refrain from acts of censorship because an independent media is key to free and fair elections.

2014-12-17 'Bridge Gap Between Journalism Schools, Media Industry'
[Times of Zambia]TIMES Printpak acting managing director Chishimba Chishimba has expressed concern at the widening gap between journalism learning institutions and the media industry.

2014-12-17 AFDB Nods U.S.$75 Million for Kariba Rehab
[Times of Zambia]THE African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved US$75 million for the rehabilitation of the Kariba Dam project.

2014-12-17 Hakainde Hichilema Promises Continuation
[Times of Zambia]UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema has said his government will continue with the developmental projects that are underway.

2014-12-17 'Zambia to Outpace China in Next 5 Years'
[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA's economic growth is likely to outpace that of China over the next five year, hence the continued influx of investments into the southern African country.

2014-12-17 Voter Education Cardinal
[Times of Zambia]WITH the presidential election in just 35 days, the political scene has drawn the attention of many, locally and internationally, all waiting to see what will happen after January 20, 2015. Focus is on who takes over management of national affairs.

2014-12-17 Ludwig Sondashi Filing in His Nomination
[Zambia Reports]Lusaka lawyer Ludwig Sondashi is at the Supreme Court filing in his nominations for the January 20 Presidential by election.

2014-12-17 Kukula Acquires Shares in Betternow
[Times of Zambia]KUKULA Capital Zambia has acquired 30 per cent shares in Betternow Financial Company Limited (BFC) at K5.8 million.

2014-12-17 2014 Successful Year for Netballers
[Times of Zambia]NETBALL Association of Zambia (NAZ) president Gertrude Mukumi has described 2014 as a successful year owing to the national teams' qualification to the Sydney 2015 World Cup.

2014-12-17 Esther Gets New Opponent
[Times of Zambia]ESTHER Phiri's opponent for her long awaited return to the ring has been changed with the Zambian icon now expected to fight Evelyn Odoro of Kenya during this Saturday's non-title welterweight bout in Lusaka.

2014-12-17 Kalale Paralysed?
[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Under-17 soccer team player Changwe Kalale, who suffered a spinal injury in the fatal road traffic accident at the weekend, is feared to be paralysed.

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