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Posts published in “Day: December 5, 2014

Precaution-Demanding Transitional Process

[Cameroon Tribune]Meeting electoral needs, maintaining cohesion and smooth democratic transition stare at Zambian transitional authorities.

Hichilema Makes Appearance At UTH

[Zambia Reports]Opposition United Party for National Development leader Hakainde Hichilema yesterday made a night stop at the University Teaching Hospital to re-affirm his party's healthcare policy.

Presidential Hopeful Lungu Gets Ready to Campaign

[Zambia Reports]Patriotic Front candidate Edgar Lungu will finally cast side his battles within his party and present himself to the country on Saturday when he launches his presidential campaign in Kitwe.

RB Could Deliver Fair Constitution – Chipimo

[Zambia Reports]National Restoration Party (NAREP) leader Elias Chipimo Jr. says that former President Rupiah Banda is the only candidate in this election that can't seek another term, making him uniquely qualified to deliver a fair constitution.

Civil Servants Warned About Social Media Use

[Zambia Reports]Secretary to the Cabinet Rowland Msiska has warned civil servants against posting their political opinions on social media.

Wina Claims She Didn’t Take Sides in PF Wrangles

[Zambia Reports]Patriotic Front chairperson Inonge Wina says she never took sides in the heat of two party conferences when she convened the team Edgar Lungu conference at the expense of acting President Guy Scott's meeting the following day.

PF Considers Settling On Lungu Candidacy

[Zambia Reports]After weeks of dramatic infighting among the ruling Patriotic Front (PF), the leadership may be moving toward a unitary candidate for the January 20 presidential by-election.

Analysis – Zambian Leadership Crisis Is Sata’s Defining Legacy

[Daily Maverick]As Zambia heads for special elections in January, no clear favourites are emerging to succeed Michael Sata as president. This is largely the late president's fault: by failing to plan for a successor, he left his party vulnerable to the...

Lungu Threatens Lawsuit Against Post

[Zambia Reports]The undeclared war between the now confirmed Patriotic Front president Edgar Lungu and The Post Newspapers has come to the head with the PF leader threatening legal action against The Post if it continues referring to Miles Sampa as PF ...

PF Drags Catholic Church Into Wrangles

[Zambia Reports]The Patriotic Front has dragged the Catholic Church into their squabbles by knocking on their doors to resolve their wrangles.

Victory for Human Rights in Chipenze-Daily Nation Case

[Zambia Reports]Over the course of the past three years of the Patriotic Front (PF) government, numerous criminal charges have been brought against both citizens and journalists who were critical of the policies of the ruling party. But this week, the ...

Nac Decries Low Condom Use

[Times of Zambia]THE National AIDS Council (NAC) has bemoaned the low condom use by women compared to their male counterparts.

Faz Should Beef Up Chipolopolo Bench

[Times of Zambia]I AM sure most Zambian fans held their breath when draws for the Equatorial Guinea 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) were made on Wednesday night in Malabo before breathing a sigh of relief afterwards.

Edgar Miles Ahead

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka High Court has dismissed an application for an injunction where Matero Member of Parliament (MP) Miles Sampa was asking the court to quash the election of Patriotic Front (PF) president Edgar Lungu.

State Warns Civil Servants

[Times of Zambia]SECRETARY To the Cabinet Roland Msiska has urged public service workers to desist from engaging themselves in political activities during the forthcoming Presidential by-election.

Prove Your Worth, Kaunda Prods U-17

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Under-17 soccer coach, Chris Kaunda has challenged his players to step up and prove their worth ahead of the 2015 Niger Africa Junior Championship slated for February.

Scott Assures Investors

[Times of Zambia]ACTING President Guy Scott has assured local and foreign investors of a peaceful transition as the country prepares to usher in a President.