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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 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 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 18, 2014 - 0 Comments

AMID calls by some people for the release of the Draft Constitution to members of the public, we echo President Michael Sata’s view that there is no constitutional vacuum in Zambia to warrant such a...

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January 15, 2014 - 0 Comments

 MANAGEMENT at Lusaka’s Levy Mwanawasa General Hospital obviously deserves commendation if what Health Deputy Minister Chitalu Chilufya says is anything to go by.  Dr Chilufya yesterday heaped praise on the Lusaka-based hospital for what he...

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January 14, 2014 - 0 Comments

IT is becoming common practice that every rainy season in Zambia comes with it the perennial problem of houses being destroyed and the subsequent result of the human habitats being displaced due to this natural...

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January 13, 2014 - 0 Comments

THE announcement by President Michael Sata that his Government will establish the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has inevitably been received with mixed feelings from a cross section of people countrywide, with some in favour and...

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January 11, 2014 - 0 Comments

LAND disputes can be serious and such rows have sometimes turned ugly where lives have been lost. The prudent way to curb land wrangles or any other dispute is as they say ‘nipping the trouble...

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