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Posts published in “Day: October 21, 2013

ZRL Replaces Burnt Passenger Coaches

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Railways Limited managing director Muyenga Atanga says the company has replaced the passenger coaches that were recently burnt on the north-bound train and operations are back to normal.

Respect Your Budget – World Bank Urges PF

[Zambia Reports]The World Bank says the Zambian government's efforts to reduce the fiscal deficit in 2014, generate higher revenues, and control wage bill expenditure are all steps in the right direction.

Copper Storm Brews in North-West

[ThinkAfricaPress]Accusations of corruption, illegality and exploitation are flying in a dispute over development between mining company FQM, NGOs and local communities, while the government watches on.

Two Swimmers for Africa Junior Meet in Zambia

[New Times]Rwanda will send two swimmers to next month's Africa Junior Swimming Championships in Lusaka, Zambia, officials have told Saturday Sport.

‘Gay’ Trial Is Politically Motivated

[OSISA]On 16 October 2013, the long awaited trial of human rights activist, Paul Kasonkomona, proceeded in the Lusaka Magistrates Court in Zambia. Evidence led by the State during Kasonkomona's trial confirms suspicions that the arrest and prosecution ...

Shoprite Dispute Exposes Bigger Problem of Minimum Wage

[Zambia Reports]This week a dispute erupted in Zambia between the South African retail chain Shoprite and the Patriotic Front government following the company's attempt to fire 3,000 striking workers, bringing to light a bigger problem of the state's i...