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Posts published in “Day: February 22, 2013

ACC Under Attack After Kabimba, GBM Reprieve

[Zambia Reports]Following the dropping of investigations into alleged corruption allegations involving senior Patriotic Front members and President Michael Sata's close ministers, the Anti Corruption Commission in Zambia is coming under heavy attack.

SADC Should Intervene in Zambia

[Zambia Reports]In response to the rapidly deteriorating situation in Zambia marked by repeated arrests of opposition figures, intervention in the judiciary, and violations of the constitution, the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) must inte...

Stop Imposing Dr Ngoma On Fodep, NGO Tells the Post

[Zambia Reports]Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) executive secretary Jacob Goma has advised media houses, particularly The Post, to stop quoting the expelled UNZA don Dr Alex Ngoma as its president.

MPs Grill Government Over Bloating PF Cabinet

[Zambia Reports]Vice President Guy Scott had a tough time in parliament today explaining why the PF government had backtracked from its campaign promises to reduce the size of Cabinet.

Trial of Former Media Officials Adjourned

[Zambia Reports]The state today could not present witnesses in a case where former information permanent secretary Dr Samson Phiri and others are accused of using public funds towards media activities because the defence lawyer was absent.

South Africa Retain Continental Squash Title

[Namibian]SOUTH Africa retained the All-Africa Senior Squash title when they beat Zambia 8-4 in a thrilling team final in Windhoek yesterday.

Private Sector Must Back Youth Empowerment

[Times of Zambia]A FEW weeks ago, the column extended an olive branch to youths who would like to showcase their entrepreneurial ideas and projects for possible funding from readers, who might be "venture" capitalists.

Beware of Tender Adverts

[Times of Zambia]THEY are at it again. It is that time of the year when companies raise cool, cheap and easy money by taking advantage of the disadvantaged, the desperate and the gullible.

Fake Mobile Phones’ Dangers

[Times of Zambia]THE growth of telecommunications has made life easier for people across the globe.

Masebo Slams UPND in Livingstone

[Zambia Reports]Tourism Minister Sylvia Masebo has once again lashed out at United Party for National Development (UPND) President Hakainde Hichilema charging that the opposition leader was full of "cheap politics."

Kaunda Working On His Memoirs

[Zambia Reports]First Republican President Dr Kenneth Kaunda says he has been working on his memoirs since 2007.

Calm Returns to UNZA

[Zambia Reports]Calm has returned to UNZA after union representatives addressed students that their delayed project allowances will be remitted by Monday on assurances from management and government officials.

CCZ Praises Seizure of Collum Mine

[Zambia Reports]The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) has commended the government for cancelling the mining licences of the Collum Coal Mines Industries Limited.

African Press Review 21 February 2013

[RFI]The Pistorius trial enters its third day. Ramphele is accused of being out of touch. Shares take an optimistic turn. Kenya's chief justice drops a bombshell. And Zambia nationalises a Chinese-owned coalmine. And why you'd be well-advised not to fl...

Sata Asks PF Members to Resist Corruption

[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata has asked PF members to be united in the fight against corruption, social injustice and inequality.

Hichilema – I’ve Worked Hard for My Wealth

[Zambia Reports]Opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema has told President Michael Sata that he has worked hard for his life since he was 25 years old.

Sakeni and Amsterdam Clash Over ‘Idiots’

[Zambia Reports]A war of words has opened up between officials of the ruling Patriotic Front party and Robert Amsterdam, an international lawyer who advises the former President Rupiah Banda and the Coalition for the Defence of Democratic Rights (CDDR).