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Posts published in December 2014

Panel to Probe UN Chief’s Death in Zambia

[UN News]The United Nations General Assembly approved by consensus a resolution that requested Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to appoint an independent panel of experts to examine new information that has emerged on the death of former UN chief Dag Hammarskjöld.

Watch Bafana Bafana-Zambia Afcon Warm-Up Match Live On Starsat

[Biz-Community]If you're a StarSat subscriber, you can catch all the footy action live when Bafana Bafana face the 2012 African Cup of Nations champions, Zambia, on Sunday, 4 January 2015 at 15:00 in Orlando Stadium, Soweto...

Edgar Lungu Goes On the Offensive, Tells Off GBM

[Zambia Reports]Patriotic Front president Edgar Lungu shed off his benevolent mask on his return to the campaign trail in Northern Province hitting out at his critics questioning his health status telling them that he is not obliged to disclose his hea...

Political Memories of 2014

[Zambia Reports]The Zambian political landscape in 2014 witnessed many twists and turns with perhaps the death of President Michael Sata being the most significant event of the year. However, there could have been much more activity on the political sc...

Presidential Debate Falls Through

[Zambia Reports]The highly publicized Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) presidential debate was put off to a later date after only two presidential candidates turned up at Pamodzi Hotel in Lusaka last night.

Hichilema Is a Satanist Defamation Case Starts Today

[Zambia Reports]The Lusaka High Court has set today as the date for inter party hearing in the case where United Party for National Development has sued Bishop Edward Chomba for calling him a satanist.

Droves of Mpulungu Residents Turn Out for Edgar Lungu Rally

[Zambia Reports]Edgar Lungu, the Patriotic Front candidate, returned to the campaign trail with multitudes pitching up for his campaign rallies in North Province where he said he is not obliged to disclose who he was meeting outside the country when he...

Hichilema Welcomes GBM Endorsement

[Zambia Reports]UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has welcomed the endorsement of Patriotic Front lightweight Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba for the January 20, 2015 Presidential Election.

Guy Scott Dares Lumwana Mine Owners to Leave

[Zambia Reports]Acting President Guy Scott struck a hard line stance against the Barrick Gold, the owners Lumwana Mine who have threatened closure, daring them to leave if they want.

Nsanda Responds to Rigging Claims, Discharged From Milpark

[Zambia Reports]Patriotic Front Central Committee member Willie Nsanda has responded to calls that he is in South Africa to plot how to rig elections. Nsanda who was evacuated to South Africa after a sudden illness confirmed he nearly died.

Ratsa Extends Road Tax Payment Period

[Zambia Reports]Drivers in Zambia are given a grace period to renew their licences with January 31st the deadline for 2015.

Edgar Lungu Arrives in Mbala

[Zambia Reports]Patriotic Front president Edgar Lungu has arrived in Mbala, Northern Province to kick-start a two day campaign trail.

FODEP Doubts Credibility of Opinion Polls

[Zambia Reports]The Foundation for Democratic Process says political parties should use the opinion polls to shake up their campaigns although the results may have credibility challenges.

UPDN Promises Job to Costa Mwansa – Source

[Zambia Reports]The United Party for National Development (UPND) has allegedly promised a job to Costa Mwansa, the managing editor of Muvi TV, in exchange for positive coverage of their candidate Hakainde Hichilema, a source tells Zambia Reports.

SMS for Healthy, Aids-Free Babies

[IPS]United Nations -In rural Zambia and Malawi, new mums face long delays finding out if they have passed HIV on to their babies.

I’m Not Sick – Lungu

[The Herald]Lusaka -Lungu, the presidential candidate for the governing Patriotic Front (PF) in the January 20, 2015 election, said he was enjoying perfect health and that reports that he was sick should be dismissed with the contempt they deserve.

Resign, PF Tells GBM After Endorsing Hakainde Hichilema

[Zambia Reports]Patriotic Front Secretary General Davis Chama has challenged Kasama lawmaker Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba commonly known as GBM to resign immediately from the PF or withdraw his case in court so that his seat can be declared vacant.

PF Upset With Post Fabrication On Lungu’s Health

[Zambia Reports]The Patriotic Front campaign team has described as sick, malicious, baseless and only aimed at alarming the nation and the voter population the story in today's edition of the Post newspapers alleging that PF President Edgar Lungu is il...