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January 31, 2014 - 0 Comments

THERE is no doubt that the number of girls giving birth before the age of 15 in sub-Saharan Africa, Zambia inclusive, is on the increase. According to a UN flagship population report, the number of...

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January 30, 2014 - 0 Comments

THE African Union (AU) would not have chosen a better theme for this year’s 22nd Ordinary Session general assembly which opened in Addis Ababa yesterday. Agriculture, Food and Security is what the forefathers including first...

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January 29, 2014 - 0 Comments

JAPAN has been a reliable friend of Africa in terms of trade and investments from time immemorial and the fruits of its friendship are there for all to see. In Zambia, its friendship is embodied...

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January 28, 2014 - 0 Comments

  THE tragic incident in which a Ndola mourner was killed after being hit by a minibus driver who was involved in a car chase with traffic police officers calls for the Police Command to...

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January 26, 2014 - 0 Comments

WOMEN with business acumen have no reason to protest nowadays that they are being discriminated against when it comes to provision of finances to either start or expand their businesses and, in the process, uplift...

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January 26, 2014 - 0 Comments

BY holding peaceful district elections for Lusaka, the Patriotic Front (PF) has once again demonstrated its quest for sound intra-party egalitarianism as a prerequisite for national democracy. If charity as they say begins at home,...

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January 24, 2014 - 0 Comments

IT is really amazing that instead of showing leadership, as one of the opposition political leaders, by joining hands with the Government on major national issues, Mr Hakainde Hichilema (a.k.a. HH) has been all along...

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January 22, 2014 - 0 Comments

THE story of a 13-year-old girl of Chief Singani’s area in Choma who was rescued from a two-day-old marriage after she was already impregnated by her 17-year-old boyfriend, who also happens to be her uncle,...

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January 21, 2014 - 0 Comments

ZAMBIAN youths should take advantage of various youth empowerment programmes offered by the Government and some companies from the private sector to improve their economic status. The youth, who are the most affected by unemployment,...

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January 21, 2014 - 0 Comments

THE Zambian edible oils industry has continued to perform below expectations due to a number of challenges which have subjected it to unfair competition from cheap imports. Local edible oil processors, including Zamanita, for instance,...

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