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Posts published in “Day: June 2, 2014

Key Zambia 2012 Afcon Winners to Miss Japan Friendly

[Zambia Reports]First-choice goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene has joined defender Davies Nkausu on the injury list and will miss the June 6 international friendly against Asian champions Japan at the Raymond James Stadium in the Sunshine State, Florida.

Sata’s Voice Cracks During Swearing-in Ceremony

[Zambia Reports]As discourse about his health continues to dominate public debate President Michael Sata took the risk and swore two more diplomats with images of his frail looking body only helping re-enforce the rumours that have been doing the round...

You Can’t Prosecute Rupiah, Court Tells Mutembo Nchito

[Zambia Reports]The Lusaka Magistrate Court has gone some way in checking Director of Public Prosecution Mutembo Nchito's obsession to persecute former President Rupiah Banda by ruling that he cannot prosecute Banda as he is motivated by hatred.

Over 300 Police Officers Camp in Chibolya

[Zambia Reports]The Zambia Police say they will camp in Chibolya Compound for as long as it takes until the township is ridden of drugs.

FA Boss in U.S.$80,000 “Corrupt Slush Fund” Bonanza From Qatar

[Zambia Reports]FAZ president Kalusha Bwalya has been named among the 30 African football association leaders that allegedly received slush funds from former FIFA vice-president Mohammed Bin Hammam amounting to $80,000 to influence the 2022 World Cup b...

VJ, LAZ Cautions Over Constitution

[Zambia Reports]Veteran politician Vernon Mwaanga says it will be very difficult for the Patriotic Front government to convince the masses to vote for them in 2016 if they do not deliver a people driven constitution.

Drama At the MMD NEC Meeting

[Zambia Reports]It is now public knowledge that the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) National Executive Committee (NEC) stripped its two vice Presidents and three others of their titles.

MMD to Convene NEC Today

[Zambia Reports]The Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) party is convening a National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting today to discuss among other items the expulsion of its two Vice Presidents.

Kabimba Enjoying ‘Presidential’ Privileges

[Zambia Reports]With rumours circulating regarding President Michael Sata's fading health, a battle for succession is taking place within the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) as numerous members have begun aggressively campaigning.

MMD Strips NEC Memberships of Rebel Members

[Zambia Reports]During a highly contentious meeting of the National Executive Council (NEC) of the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) held today at the Chrismar Hotel in Lusaka, the group resolved to strip NEC membership of Vice President Michael ...

Kwacha Fall Increases Poverty, Says Hichilema

[Zambia Reports]The continual sliding of the Kwacha is not only an indication of the PF's failure to run the economy, but it actually borders on economic sabotage.

Police Surround Upnd Officials in Rural Chinsali

[Zambia Reports]The Zambia Police have continued their intimidation of opposition political parties by surrounding Titanic Lodge in Kasama where opposition United Party for National Development are holding an indoor meeting.

Can Rupiah Banda Get a Fair Trial?

[Zambia Reports]From the very beginning, it has been impossible to ignore the political dimensions driving the Zambian government's case against former President Rupiah Banda.