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March 2, 2015 - 0 Comments

SINCE being introduced more than a decade ago, the Farmer Input Support Programme remains one of the most important cogs in the support of small-scale farmers in Zambia. In the current farming season, Government targeted...

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February 27, 2015 - 0 Comments

Since the social media became popular in Zambia leading to several online publications getting popular, regular old hard copy newspapers started finding it difficult to keep their popularity. The obvious argument was, who would be interested in...

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February 24, 2015 - 0 Comments

THE need by the Zambian Government to widen the tax dragnet has become more imperative with the dwindling sources of alternative public resources. Following Zambia’s attainment of the lower middle income country status, a few...

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February 23, 2015 - 0 Comments

ON independence back in 1964, Zambia adopted a coat of arms that is indicative of all that the country was and aspired to continue being. One of the most significant parts of the coat of...

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February 20, 2015 - 0 Comments

RECENTLY, Zambians recoiled at the news that a father had been defiling his own ailing daughter at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH). What was surprising wasn’t the story, which is no longer news in Zambia,...

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February 17, 2015 - 0 Comments

IN Europe, it is a requirement for anyone working with children to be cleared by the Police of any sex-related offence. Yet in third world countries like Zambia, we have a record number of adults...

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February 16, 2015 - 0 Comments

THE incessant killings of old people on suspicion that they practise witchcraft should be stopped immediately. The killing last weekend of a woman in Chibolya is the latest installment in the increasing barbaric onslaught on...

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February 15, 2015 - 0 Comments

ZAMBIA’S signing of two bilateral agreements at the weekend with Angola on water and railway transport to facilitate easy movement of people and goods, will certainly increase trade between the two countries. The two countries...

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February 12, 2015 - 0 Comments

HUMAN trafficking is the latest evil that has gripped Zambia and, looking at the rate at which this crime is being perpetrated on an almost daily basis, it is rapidly getting out of proportion and,...

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February 10, 2015 - 0 Comments

IT is heartening to note that the Government has realised K1,417,500 from the sale of 1,575,000 holograms from September 2013 to December 2014. According to Information and Broadcasting Services Permanent Secretary Chanda Kasolo, the Government...

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