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February 8, 2014 - 0 Comments

IT is imperative to find an immediate solution to problems at Kasumbalesa border where so far five truck drivers have been slain in cold blood, but the idea to close the border as suggested by...

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February 7, 2014 - 0 Comments

EDUCATION Minister John Phiri is quoted in some sections of the media attributing the poor performance of school leavers, in last year’s examinations, to high illiteracy levels among grade 12 pupils. Ideally, anyone who reaches...

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February 4, 2014 - 0 Comments

WESTERN Province is among the least developed regions in the country and the public perception of the area coupled with poor road infrastructure, has had a negative impact in terms of attracting potential investment there....

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February 3, 2014 - 0 Comments

THE co-existence of political players in any political setting is a very vital ingredient to harnessing democracy. Failure to do so is costly not only to efforts to transform a country’s democracy, but it in...

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February 2, 2014 - 0 Comments

THE decision by the Democratic Republic of Congo authorities to send the country’s Interior Minister today to try and find a lasting solution to the recent wanton killings at Kasumbalesa Border Post in Chililabombwe is...

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February 2, 2014 - 0 Comments

IT was on this space last week when we praised the ruling party, the Patriotic Front (PF), for conducting ‘peaceful’ elections for Lusaka District. That election exercise was conducted from a volatile background where perceived...

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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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