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Posts published in “Day: October 30, 2014

GPP Offers Condolences

[Zambia Reports]The following press release was distributed by the Genuine People's Platform:

Foreign Investor Calls for Probe Into Mining Licenses

[Zambia Reports]Another foreign investor says there is a need for a forensic probe into the operations of the Geologial Survey Department and Mines Cadaster to root out possible corruption and wrong-doing in the awarding of prospecting licences.

Lumwana Mine May Suspend Operations

[Zambia Reports]Barrick Lumwana Mine in Solwezi District of North Western Province has threatened to suspend operations if Parliament goes ahead to approve the proposed increase in Mineral royalty taxes in January next year.

Scott as President ‘No Surprise’ to Citizens

[Deutsche Welle]Zambians have welcomed the news that Guy Scott is interim president. His skin color and British heritage -- the facts most Western media picked up on -- isn't an issue for most Zambians, writes DW's Chiponda Chimbelu.

Pres. Sirleaf Consoles Zambia Over Death of President Sata

[FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia -The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has sent a message of condolence to Mr. Edgar Lunga, acting President of Zambia on the sad news of the death of Michael Chilufya Sata, President of Zambia, who died in London's...

Judge Chali Was Unfair On Sata

[Zambia Reports]Rights activist Brebner Changala says if the courts of law had been fair with his call for a medical board to examine the fitness of demised President Michael Sata the death may have been prevented.

George Chellah Says Goodbye ‘Ba Kateka’

[Zambia Reports]George Chellah, president Michael Sata's press aide, has poured out his heart on facebook to say goodbye to the late Zambian leader who died in London on Tuesday night.

Cabinet Has Gone Against Sata’s Wish On Scott, Says VJ

[Zambia Reports]Veteran politician Vernon Mwaanga says cabinet has in a way gone against President Michael Sata's decision never to have allowed Vice President Dr Guy Scott to act as Head of State in his absence.

Gen Miyanda – Scott Does Not Qualify to Act As President

[Zambia Reports]Heritage Party president Brigadier General Godfrey Miyanda has opposed the decision by Cabinet to appoint Dr Guy Scott - Africa's first white President after FW de Clerk - to act for 90 days in the aftermath of President Michael Sata's ...

A Machiavellian View of President Sata’s Succession

[Zambia Reports]Brigadier General Miyanda, one of the most perceptive and agreeable commentators on Zambian politics explains His Excellency ( HE) Michael Sata's appointment of Dr. Guy Scott as Vice-President thus: the appointment "was due to oversight...

Wrangles Rock Paralympics Body

[Times of Zambia]WRANGLES have again engulfed the National Paralympics Committee (NPC) with some affiliates calling for the removal of the Sara Brotherton-led executive committee for alleged misuse of funds.

Zambia @ 50 – Only One Book for Plays

[Times of Zambia]PROFESSOR Dickson Mwansa, whose history in theatre dates back to the 60s in Kitwe and at Bakanda Theatre has published a book of plays; A Family Question and Other Plays to beef up the literature and reading levels.

Samfya to Get Beach Hotel

[Times of Zambia]A CONSORTIUM of Zambian investors has partnered with financial institutions in the country to construct a 100-room hotel in Samfya District of Luapula Province at the cost of US$20 million.