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2017-09-20 Locals Panic Over Sale of Main Water Source
[Deutsche Welle] The Zambian government is subdividing a major forest reserve. Angry residents say it would endanger Lusaka's water supply and have vowed to fight it.

2017-09-20 Lungu Raises Key Concerns in UN Address
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has picked up the cause of young girls on the sidelines of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly.

2017-09-20 The Politics of Procurement-a Case of Fire Tenders
[Zambia Reports] Does anyone remember the debate around the printing of ballot papers in the April 2016? Does this list not ring a bell? Note that the bids were quoted in United States dollars.

2017-09-20 Football Boss Awards His Firm CAF Branding Deal
[Zambia Reports] FAZ general secretary Ponga Liwewe has admitted to awarding his firm, Mpila Zambia, a branding deal facilitated by the Confederations of African Football (CAF).

2017-09-20 No One Country Can Resolve Global Challenges Single-Handedly, Zambia Stresses At UN Assembly
[UN News] Reaffirming Zambia's commitment to international cooperation to address the challenges facing the planet, the country's President today called on world leaders to come together and act boldly for the sake of the shared future.

2017-09-20 Politician Chaile Backs U.S.$1 Million Fire Truck Purchase
[Zambia Reports] Leader of the Radical Revolutionary Party Vincent Chaile has emerged as a lone voice to support the purchase of 42 fire trucks at $1 million each.

2017-09-20 Lumwana Radiants Switch Off Zesco
[Zambia Reports] Minnows Lumwana Radiants gave Zesco United a rude awakening with a 3-0 bashing three days before the Ndola giants face South Africa's SuperSport United in the quarterfinal of the CAF Confederation Cup second leg.

2017-09-19 Teen Fights For Rights of Children
[CAJ News] Lusaka -The way Margaret Musonda captures the imagination of her audience the moment she opens her mouth, coupled with her infectious demeanour and composure, it is inconceivable she is only a teenager.

2017-09-19 Store Enough Water, Schools Urged
[Times of Zambia] THE Ministry of General Education has urged schools to store enough water during the four-day water interruption to avoid interference of the school calendar.

2017-09-19 Newspaper Editor M'membe's Court Case Fails to Take Off
[Times of Zambia] A matter in which Post Newspapers Limited (in liquidation) editor-in-chief Fred M'membe is charged with concealing company property, among other charges, yesterday failed to take off in the Lusaka magistrates' court.

2017-09-19 The Real Reasons Hichilema Was Released From Jail
[African Arguments] The Commonwealth's intervention did not rescue Hichilema from detention. It rescued President Lungu from political embarrassment.

2017-09-19 Presidents Call for Accelerated Action to End Child Marriage
[Independent (Kampala)] New York -President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has emphasized the importance of education for girls and skills training to boost women's economic empowerment and financial independence in the fight against child marriage.

2017-09-19 Govt Pledges Investor-Friendly Policy Framework
[Times of Zambia] Government has assured investors in the country that it will formulate policy that will not hinder the growth of the local manufacturing sector.

2017-09-19 Tough Anti-Corruption Stance Welcome
[Times of Zambia] Corruption has remained a thorn in Zambia's socio-economic growth agenda over the years.

2017-09-19 Katongo Dreams of Coaching Chipolopolo
[Times of Zambia] Africa Cup winning captain Christopher Katongo dreams of one day coaching the Chipolopolo and seeing it win a major international trophy.

2017-09-19 Football Body Complains Against Zimbabwean Referee
[Times of Zambia] Zambia's emphatic 7-1 bashing of Madagascar at the ongoing regional COSAFA Women Championship did not stop them from lodging an official complaint against Zimbabwean match referee for biased officiating.

2017-09-19 Panos Institute Southern Africa Supports Journalists
[Times of Zambia] The media, being the Fourth Estate of governance, has a critical role to play in providing checks and balances by disseminating well-researched and balanced information in order to positively influence policy formulation.

2017-09-19 'Renew Trading Licenses'
[Times of Zambia] Lusaka Mayor Wilson Kalumba accompanied by health inspectors from the Lusaka City Council (LCC) yesterday conducted impromptu inspections of a number of shops and butchers in the central business district (CDB) to check on the compliance of their trading licences.

2017-09-19 Rugby Players in Camp for Maseru 7s Tourney Preps
[Times of Zambia] All but three players that were summoned for this weekend's Maseru Sevens rugby tournament had by yesterday reported in camp in Lusaka.

2017-09-19 'Take Advantage of Non-Traditonal Exports'
[Times of Zambia] The Business Community has been challenged to take advantage of opportunities in the non-traditional market to grow the export base.

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