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2015-01-30 Zambia Cements African Union Ties
[Times of Zambia]Addis Ababa -PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has said Zambia will seek to enhance her presence at the continental level and beyond by making her voice heard and actively participating in the programmes of the African Union (AU).

2015-01-30 Laz Lauds Edgar for Condemning Violence
[Times of Zambia]THE Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) has commended President Edgar Lungu for his stance against the escalating levels of violence in Zambia.

2015-01-30 Annual Inflation Hits to 7.7 Percent
[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S annual inflation for January 2015 stands at 7.7 from the 7.9 per cent recorded in December 2014, the Central Statistical Office (CSO) has said.

2015-01-30 Now President Lungu Must Address the Serious Issues
[Fahamu]The campaigns lacked any clarity about how the candidates would tackle the huge socio-economic problems bedeviling the Southern African nation. But now that there is a new president in office for the next 18 months, he must strive to heal the deep ethnic cleavages and craft and implement a programme that will improve the quality of life of the majority of Zambians.

2015-01-30 The Need for Electoral Complaints Authority in Zambia
[Fahamu]The two leading candidates in Zambia's presidential by-election last week were in fact unfit to vie, given their record of activities that constitute elections offenses in the Zambian law. A complaints authority should be set up to investigate the claims.

2015-01-30 Mulongoti Urges Lungu to Unite Zambia
[Zambia Reports]People's party President Mike Mulongoti says the first major task for the Patriotic Front government following the elections of 20th January is to unite the people of Zambia.

2015-01-30 UPND Big Shots Plot to Overthrow HH
[Zambia Reports]Senior Members of Parliament and senior members of the United Party for National Development (UPND) are plotting to overthrow their four-time losing leader Hakainde Hichilema through a party convention before the 2016 tripartite elections.

2015-01-30 Bishop Mambo Wants PF to Apologise to Chitimukulu
[Zambia Reports]Former Church of God Overseer Bishop John Mambo has charged that the recognition of Henry Kanyanta Sosala as Paramount Chief Chitimukulu should go with an apology.

2015-01-30 Hichilema, Maureen and Others Launch 2016 Bid
[Zambia Reports]Opposition United Party for National Development leader Hakainde Hichilema has insisted that the January, 20 election was stolen from him laying the blame on Electoral Commission of Zambia staff.

2015-01-30 Lessons From 2015 Race to Plot One
[Times of Zambia]FINALLY the heavily contested 2015 presidential elections are over ushering in a new president-the sixth since independence- with his new cabinet members to govern for less than two years before the general elections are held again.

2015-01-30 Hollande Optimistic of Better Zambia-France Relations
[Times of Zambia]FRENCH President Fran├žois Hollande has expressed hope that the relations between France and Zambia will intensify following the mandate given to President Edgar Lungu by the Zambian people.

2015-01-30 Govt to Spend K129 Million On Petauke Roads
[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has awarded Sable Transport and Construction Limited a K129 million contract to tar township roads in Petauke District.

2015-01-30 Edgar Arrives in Addis
[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu yesterday morning left for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to attend the 24th Session of the African Union (AU) Summit, where he is expected to deliver his maiden speech among other high-level meetings.

2015-01-30 Does Janza Still Deserve a Contract?
[Times of Zambia]ANOTHER first round elimination! Zambia must have the most visited drawing board in world football!

2015-01-30 ZCTU to Seek Audience With Edgar Over Wage Freeze
[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) is going to ask for a meeting with President Edgar Lungu over the wage freeze that was imposed on public service workers.

2015-01-30 SDA Officials Appear in Court
[Times of Zambia]THREE Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) pastors and three other officials of the Copperbelt Church Conference have appeared in court for fraud involving K986,000.

2015-01-30 'ICT Investment Boost On Cards'
[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) and the Zambia Information and Communication Technology (ZICTA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to attract increased investment in Information Communication Technology (ICT).

2015-01-30 17 Tanzanians Arrested
[Times of Zambia]THE Immigration Department has arrested 17 Tanzanians for trading in second hand clothes without permits.

2015-01-30 Obesity Among the Youth Rising
[Times of Zambia]THE old adage, 'you are what you eat', is very accurate in the modern day age, when there are many ailments associated with dietary habits.

2015-01-30 MMD Needs Fresh Start-Nevers
[Times of Zambia]MMD president Nevers Mumba has said the former ruling party needs to regroup and start afresh in order to become a formidable force in Zambian politics.

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