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Posts published in “Day: November 12, 2014

Hichilema Sets Campaign Tone for January 2015

[Zambia Reports]Opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) has set the tone for their campaign for the January 2015 Presidential by-election by stating their key goals including delivering a people driven constitution.

Unza Students Protest Over Part Payment of Meal Allowance

[Zambia Reports]University of Zambia students were back on the streets hours after the burial of President Michael Sata to register their discontent over their having been paid only half of their meal allowances by government.

North-Western PF Endorse Edgar Lungu

[Zambia Reports]The Patriotic Front in North Western have endorsed party Secretary General Edgar Lungu as its sole candidate in the forthcoming Presidential by election.

African Press Review 12 November 2014

[RFI]Lawyers fight for the victims of the Marikana massacre. SA receives fewer asylum seekers. More money may be spent on Zuma's home. Nigeria's Jonathan opens his bid for reelection. Zambia prepares to pick its new leader. And the Catholic church clai...

Zambia Looks Ahead to Post-Sata Era

[Deutsche Welle]Zambians will go to the polls early next year to elect a new president following the death of Michael Sata two weeks ago. At the funeral ceremony there were calls for a peaceful transition.

Continue Upholding Sata Legacy, Says President

[The Herald]THE greatest tribute that Zambians can give their late fifth republican president Cde Michael Chilufya Sata is to continue with his great works and ensure that they speak to future generations, President Mugabe said yesterday.

Kabimba Seeks Charms

[Zambia Reports]As the chase for the Patriotic Front (PF) presidency heightens, sources have confirmed that estranged Wyntnter Kabimba was in Luapula to consult witchdoctors a fortnight ago.

Kitwe Bids Sata Farewell

[Zambia Reports]Business in Kitwe came to a standstil when hundreds of the resident took time to bid farewell to late President Michael Sata.

Copperbelt PF Against Holding Extraordinary Party Convention

[Zambia Reports]Copperbelt Patriotic Front (PF) provincial chairman Stardy Mwale is opposed to the party going for an extra-ordinary convention to elect a party presidential candidate because there will be violence.

Guy Scott, Mugabe Nervously Follow Sata’s Proceedings

[Zambia Reports]Acting President Guy Scott and Robert Mugabe nervously sat next to each other through out the five hour burial ceremony at Heroes Stadium for late President Michael Sata.

Edgar Lungu’s Weeping Performance Steals the Show

[Zambia Reports]Patriotic Front Secretary General Edgar Lungu chose the perfect moment to launch his Presidential bid staging a moving performance that included breaking down as he addressed mourners at the Heroes Stadium in Lusaka.

Where Is Wynter?

[Zambia Reports]The man who publicly proclaimed to have been President Michael Sata's chosen one, Wynter Kabimba, was conspicuously missing at the final send off of the man he said knew him more than his father.

Sata Interred

[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata has finally been laid to rest after a 14 day mourning period. Credit to his crowd power the people of the neighbouring Mandevu Compound turned up for him as they did at his rallies in his life.

Uhuru Travels to Zambia for Sata’s Burial

[Capital FM]Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta left the country Tuesday morning for Lusaka, Zambia to attend the burial of Zambian President Michael Sata.