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Posts published in “Day: March 1, 2016

African Drought Tames Victoria Falls’ Thunderous Roar

[East African] Tourists staring in wonder at the full force of the Zambezi River cascading over Victoria Falls struggle to believe the region is suffering one of its worst ever droughts, but local guide Patrick Sakala knows all is not well.

Zambian Ex-Heavyweight Champion, Chingangu, in Jail for Robbery

[Zambia Reports] Zambian ex-heavyweight champion Joseph Chingangu is facing life in prison after he was arrested for burglary and aggravated robbery. He was seen on camera stealing from a home and is also suspected to be in possession of a stolen vehicle.

Hundreds of Students Stranded in China

[Zambia Reports] Zambian students in China have to face up with the trappings of heading to study in a foreign country on the promise of a scholarship with a number of them deported back home.

Fr Bwalya Not Eying MP Slot

[Zambia Reports] Frank Bwalya, the ruling Patriotic Front deputy spokesperson, says he is not seeking a position as a Member of Parliament but pledges to vigorously campaign for President Edgar Lungu to win the August 2016 election.

GBM to Appear At Police Over UPND Militia

[Zambia Reports] Opposition United Party for National Development in charge of administration Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba will appear before the Zambia police this morning in connection with the raid at one of his properties on Saturday.

I’m Still the Front Runner, Claims Nawakwi

[Zambia Reports] Forum for Democracy and Development president Edith Nawakwi has continued prancing about her being the front runner ahead of the August 11 general elections.

RB Seeks End to MMD Crisis

[Zambia Reports] The crisis hit Movement for Multi Party Democracy is looking to benefit from the pulling power former President Rupiah Banda by making peace with him.

PF to Deliver Petition to Chinese Ambassador

[Zambia Reports] The Patriotic Front will this morning deliver a petition to the Chinese embassy in solidarity with China for shunning a meeting diplomats and UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema.

Kaingu Says Unza, CBU Not Re-Opening Soon

[Zambia Reports] Higher Education Minister Michael Kaingu has poured cold water on reports that the University of Zambia and Copperbelt University will be opened soon by saying that will only happen once certain modalities are put in place.

Lessons From Zurich – the Hypocrisy That Bedevils Us

[Zambia Reports] The well publicized image of FAZ committee member Pivoty Simwanza with newly elected FIFA president Gianni Infantino sums up the hypocrisy that bedevils our game today. Hardly 24 hours had passed after they had kissed and clung to Bahr...

Gladiators Oozing Confidence – Shipanga

[Namibian] Brave Gladiators head coach Jacqui Shipanga says her charges are confident ahead of Sunday's 2016 Caf Women African Cup of Nations first round first leg qualifier against Zambia.

Harare City Advance 6-3 On Aggregate to Meet Zanaco of Zambia

[New Zimbabwe] HARARE CITY FC advanced to the second round of the Caf Confederations Cup after coming from a goal down to claim a 3-1 win against AS Adema of Madagascar in their Caf Confederation Cup preliminary round second leg tie away from home on S...

Why Lungu Deserves Another Term

[Times of Zambia] "In Africa, long-term national interest must override short-term political gain, vested interests, corruption and political patronage."- Kofi Annan chairperson, Africa Progress Panel, WEF Davos 2016.