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2015-05-29 Early Marriages Haunt Zambia
[Times of Zambia] TEEN marriages have continued to haunt Zambia, which has one of the highest child marriage rates in the world with 42 per cent.

2015-05-29 First Lady Bemoans Maternal Deaths Increase
[Times of Zambia] FIRST Lady Esther Lungu has observed that unplanned pregnancies among women and girls are resulting in unsafe abortions which are among factors increasing maternal deaths.

2015-05-29 Kaunda Speech on Africa Freedom Day 'Most Important Since 1964'
[Times of Zambia] Here is why Kenneth Kaunda's speech on this year's Africa Freedom Day is the most important Zambia has heard since October 1964:

2015-05-29 Malawian Police Officers Arrested for Demanding Money From a Zambian
[Malawi24] Police in Mchinji district are keeping in custody fellow officers for allegedly demanding and receiving bribes from a Zambian trader to let her pass through Mchinji border.

2015-05-29 State to Launch E-Voucher
[Times of Zambia] GOVERNMENT will soon launch the mobile delivery and tracking system (e-Voucher) to distribute subsidised seed and fertiliser through private-sector suppliers to targeted farmers.

2015-05-29 Veep Calls for Unity
[Times of Zambia] VICE-PRESIDENT Inonge Wina has urged politicians to continue showing unity and love for each other for the sake of keeping Zambia united.

2015-05-29 Stop Killings Over Witchcraft Allegations
[Times of Zambia] Concern is growing on this bizarre turn of events in society with Government and rationalists efforts to address this problem achieving little success.

2015-05-29 Health Windfall... As Govt Wins Back Swedish Support
[Times of Zambia] SWEDEN has resumed financial support to Zambia's health sector with a capital boost of about K331 million (400 million Swedish Kroners) over a period of four years from 2015 to 2019.

2015-05-29 Zambia Seeks Jobs, Wealth Links
[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA is seeking to form synergies in economic areas with potential for wealth and employment creation, Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba has said.

2015-05-29 Lungu Receives Credentials From Six Envoys
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has reiterated Zambia's commitment to working with other countries in Africa and the whole world to promote peace and co-existence, according to a report by ZANIS.

2015-05-29 RTSA to Install Traffic Cameras On All Major Highways
[Zambia Reports] The Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) says plans are underway to install traffic surveillance system in all highway roads across the county.

2015-05-29 Basketball Teams in Bad Start
[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA made a losing start at the Zone Six Under-16 Basketball Championships in Botswana.

2015-05-29 Bidvest Wits Axe Chris Katongo
[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA'S 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) winning captain, Christopher Katongo has been released by South African Premiership side, Bidvest Wits after failing to impress.

2015-05-29 Race Intensifies for Cosafa Golden Boot
[CAJ News] Rustenburg -WHEN his side takes on Mozambique in the final of the Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA) Cup, there will be more than just the gold medal at stake for Namibia striker, Benson Shilongo.

2015-05-29 Role of Labour Inspectors
[Times of Zambia] THIS week, I am ruminating on matters of labour and employment from the resort district of Siavonga, in Southern Province, where I am part of a national workshop on domestic work.

2015-05-29 'Zambia's Economic Future Bright'
[Times of Zambia] UNITED States Ambassador to Zambia, Eric Schultz says the country's economy has potential to thrive because of its good resource base.

2015-05-29 Villagers Seek Compensation From HH
[Times of Zambia] VILLAGERS in Kauwe Village in Chief Nyawa's area of Kazungula District in Southern Province are demanding that United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema compensates them for crop damage caused by his animals in the area.

2015-05-29 Handball Association Secures 3 Friendlies
[Times of Zambia] THE Handball Association of Zambia (HAZ) has secured three international friendly matches for the boys and girls national teams ahead of the Congo Brazzaville 2015 All Africa Games (AAG) slated for September.

2015-05-29 Entrepreneurship, Youth Innovation
[Times of Zambia] THE declining capacity for countries like Zambia to create jobs for the youth has been a source of concern since the 1990s.

2015-05-29 Kalu Finally in Zurich to Vote Blatter, Brazil FA Flees Congress Fearing Arrest
[Zambia Reports] Zambia's Football Association president Kalusha Bwalya finally gathered enough courage to show up at the FIFA Congress in Zurich, Switzerland at which the international body is due to elect its president today amid a massive financial scandal not seen in the history of the sport.

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