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Posts published in “Day: April 8, 2013

Minister Lungu Orders Arrest of Gay Couples

[Zambia Reports]Minister of Home Affairs Edgar Lungu says the police should bring to book couples who attempted to register same-sex marriages with the local authority in Lusaka over Easter.

Zambia Needs a Credible Report On Unemployment

[Zambia Reports]The unemployment rate is an economic indicator that refers to the number or proportion of people in an economy who are willing and able to work, but are unable to get a job. The issue of reporting job numbers in Zambia has been done mos...

Gay Rights Activist Arrested

[Zambia Reports]Police in Lusaka last night arrested a gay rights activists, Paul Kasonkomona, within a private television station premises after featuring on a live programme dubbed The Assignment.

Biti Scuttles Grain Deal – President

[The Herald]Chinhoyi Bureau -PRESIDENT Mugabe has castigated Finance Minister Tendai Biti and MDC-T's stance against the importation of about 150 000 tonnes of maize from Zambia.

PF Calls Its Job Seeking Supporters Selfish

[Zambia Reports]A Patriotic Front official has called its members seeking jobs in government after campaigning for the party to win the 2011 elections as selfish individuals.

Zambia Gains Nothing By Insulting South Africa

[Zambia Reports]The latest diplomatic spat between South African President Jacob Zuma and Zambian leader Michael Sata is not only unnecessary, but extremely unhealthy and dangerous to our country and its good neighbourliness.

Sakwiba Fears for His Life After Rupiah Interrogations

[Zambia Reports]Former president Rupiah Banda's lawyer Sakwiba Sikota is fearing for his life and that of his client over the manner the joint investigating team are approaching the issues.

Times of Zambia Journalists Go 2 Months Without Salaries

[Zambia Reports]Journalists and staff at the State-owned and Patriotic Front controlled Times of Zambia have gone two months without receiving their salaries, sources at the Ministry of Information and the institution have disclosed.

Riots Force Closure of Zambia Border

[Zambia Reports]Officials at the Zambian in Nakonde, the border town with Tanzania, were yesterday forced to close its border following clashes Tanzania after clashes between two groups over what is believed to be religious misunderstandings.