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April 27, 2015 - 0 Comments

THE number of illegal immigrants being arrested in the country is worrisome. Worrisome in the sense that some suspected prohibited immigrants are somehow gaining entry through the porous borders and only being arrested deep in...

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April 24, 2015 - 0 Comments

THERE have been very serious flaws in the manner in which the Constituency Development Funds (CDF) have been utilised by various local authorities, including area members of Parliament (MPs). This is a facility whose goals...

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April 23, 2015 - 0 Comments

THE call by the Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) in Southern and Western Provinces for farmers in the country to form groups to collectively market their products should be taken seriously. The timely call by...

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April 21, 2015 - 0 Comments

MIXED expressions characterised President Edgar Lungu’s foreign trips in the recent past weeks, with some critics arguing that these are wasteful expenditure while others saw the trips as beneficial to the country. The major foreign...

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April 20, 2015 - 0 Comments

THE pilferage of drugs from public facilities is one vice the Ministry of Health has been grappling with over the years. So many interventions have since been put in place to curb the vice. But...

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April 18, 2015 - 0 Comments

ZAMBIA’S statute books are not categorical on the matter of prostitution even though the act remains illegal in the country. Thus authorities do not and will never tolerate sex workers to continue conducting such acts....

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April 16, 2015 - 0 Comments

AGRICULTURE plays a crucial role in any country’s economic development and is cardinal for the enhancement of food security and poverty alleviation. This is a sector which has of late involved massive modern technology, especially...

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April 15, 2015 - 0 Comments

POLITICAL parties, cadres and the electorate have taken the way by-elections are supposed to be conducted to a high level. The April 14, 2015 by-elections held in three parliamentary constituencies, three provinces, and several council...

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April 15, 2015 - 0 Comments

CABINET’S approval of the amendment to the mineral royalty tax is one measure that should put an end to possible anxieties in the mining sector. On Monday, Cabinet approved changes to the mineral royalty tax...

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April 14, 2015 - 0 Comments

IN any society, right and wrong precedents are set and they quickly define human behaviour when it relates with political office. President Edgar Lungu has been attacked on various platforms; some media houses, the opposition...

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