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Posts published in April 2017

From Democracy to Dictatorship?

[AfricaFocus] "Our country is now all, except in designation, a dictatorship and if it is not yet, then we are not far from it. Our political leaders in the ruling party often issue intimidating statements that frighten people and make us fear for the ...

Zambia Yet to Release Held Tanzanian Timber Trucks

[Daily News] Owners of trucks seized in Zambia carrying logs from DR Congo are counting a loss of 15bn/-. Their 600 trucks have been held for two months now. They are calling for immediate solution to the matter.

Zambia Turns to Charcoal As Hydroelectricity Sources Drain

[Deutsche Welle] Zambia has long relied on rainfall to generate electricity. But with climate change rapidly depleting water sources, people are turning to charcoal for their power needs, prompting calls to ban the black fuel.

Political Entrant Tayali Comes Back Fighting

[Zambia Reports] Political entrant Chilufya Tayali has come backing fighting hours after spending four days in police custody for alleged criminal libel for criticising Police Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja.

Police Arrests 7 Suspected Opposition Cadres

[Zambia Reports] Police have arrested suspected United Party for National Development (UPND) cadres that attempted to cause confusion in Kamwala area.

Lawyer Ngulube Appeals Decision to Drop

[Zambia Reports] Kabwe lawyer Tutwa Ngulube says he will challenge the decision by PF Secretary General Davies Mwila to drop him as chairperson of the disciplinary committee.

Football Body Bans Striker Bwalya Over Misconduct

[Zambia Reports] The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) Disciplinary Committee has handed Nkana striker Walter Bwalya a three match ban for misconduct during the Samuel Zoom Ndhlovu Charity Shield final which his club lost 2-0 to Zesco United played ...