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January 15, 2014 - 0 Comments

 By CHATULA KAMPO –  THE Ndola magistrate’s court has convicted and fined a Kenyan man K900 for two counts of illegal entry and illegal stay in Zambia.  Magistrate Ben Akende convicted and fined Bashire Isaac...

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January 14, 2014 - 0 Comments

By BEN PHIRI – GOVERNMENT has prodded the Zambia Forest and Forestry Corporation (ZAFFICO) to help turn around the country’s economic prospects by investing in more timber plantations. Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda said ZAFFICO had been one of...

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January 14, 2014 - 0 Comments

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – FORMER Zambia Air Force (ZAF) commander Andrew Sakala yesterday told the Lusaka magistrate’s court that he distributed the K500,000 that he is alleged to have stolen to various people, including his...

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January 14, 2014 - 0 Comments

POLICE in Luangwa have arrested five youths suspected of abducting a 70-year-old man. A police source in Luangwa confirmed yesterday that police were holding five youths, among them a Mozambican, for abducting 70-year-old Alick Daka...

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January 14, 2014 - 0 Comments

By FLAVIOR CHISHALA – THE Ministry of Education, Science, Vocational Training and Early Education has embarked on a nationwide sensitisation campaign on the revised curriculum dubbed ‘Let us read Zambia’. The campaign is meant to...

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January 14, 2014 - 0 Comments

By KASONDE KASONDE – THE Zambia Small-Scale Farmers Network Organisation (ZSSFN) has expressed concern at what it has described as acrimony being perpetrated by some civil society organisations (CSOs), Church bodies and opposition political parties...

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January 14, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – FORMER Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister Felix Mutati has been selected to join the Eminent Persons Group of the ‘Atlantic Basin Initiative’ launched by SAIS-Johns Hopkins University. Mr Mutati has also...

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January 14, 2014 - 0 Comments

By NAKUBIANA SHABONGO – SWEDEN has praised the rural electrification programme and is confident that it will help improve education and health services for the rural population. Swedish Ambassador to Zambia Lena Nordstrom said the...

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January 14, 2014 - 0 Comments

By BRIAN HATYOKA – SOME residents of Livingstone have criticised Southern Water and Sewerage Company (SWASCO) for increasing water tariffs despite the alleged poor services they are subjected to. But SWASCO regional manager Goodson Masheka...

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January 14, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JULIUS PHIRI – THE army worms which invaded crop fields in some districts in Eastern Province have been contained. About 502 hectares of land were affected by the army worms from December 26, 2013...

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