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Posts published in “Day: October 25, 2014

President’s Health Worries as Nation Turns 50

[Deutsche Welle]Zambia may be politically stable in conflict-ridden region, but its human rights record gives cause for concern and most of the population live in poverty.

After Ditching Jubilee, UPND Drags Hh to Chawama

[Zambia Reports]When President of the United Party for National Development (UPND) Hakainde Hichilema made the controversial decision to boycott the Jubilee celebrations yesterday, scores of angry UPND cadres went to protest at his home.

Opposition Hail Draft Constitution Release

[Times of Zambia]OPPOSITION MMD leader Nevers Mumba has praised Government for releasing the draft Constitution which many Zambians have been looking forward to.

Fallen Heroes Saluted

[Times of Zambia]ACTING President Edgar Lungu yesterday led foreign dignitaries, diplomats, former freedom fighters and service men and woman in laying wreaths to honour fallen heroes who fought for Zambia's independence.

Milestone Feat for Zambia

[Times of Zambia]YESTERDAY was one of the happiest days for the people of this land, perhaps only second to October 24, 1964 when the country became an independent Zambia.

26 Drown On Lake Kariba

[Times of Zambia]TWENTY-SIX people, mostly pupils heading for independence celebrations, have drowned after the canoe they were in capsized on Lake Kariba.

Many Killed in Canoe Accident

[Zambia Reports]Twenty four people from Henga primary school in Gwembe District southern province have drowned while trying to cross Lake Kariba on their way to independence jubilee celebrations.