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Posts published in “Day: December 1, 2017

Freedom of Religion Trumps Culture

[Legalbrief] In an extraordinary example of a clash between religion and culture, the Zambian High Court has been asked to declare that a prominent traditional leader was engaged in a 'vicious onslaught' on the free conscience rights of a group of his ...

Power Outages Hit Copperbelt

[Zambia Reports] The power outages being experienced on the Copperbelt without an apology from Zesco Limited has shocked the business community in the Province.

Lungu Stands Firm On 2021 Bid

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu faced up to the debate about his candidature for the 2021 elections by saying that he wants to contest the 2021 elections.

Football Body Awarded MTN Tax Free Deal

[Zambia Reports] The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) signed the MTN league and national team sponsorship contract valued at over $4.5 million and exempted the South African telecommunication giant from paying Value Added Tax (VAT).

Continent’s Editors Hope for New Era in Zimbabwe

[SANEF] The African Editors Forum (TAEF) has welcomed the political change in Zimbabwe and has expressed hope that the presidency of Emmerson Mnangagwa will usher in a new era for media freedom in Zimbabwe.

Zambian Elizabeth Phiri Warns Zarika

[Nation] Former World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight champion Zambian Elizabeth Phiri has warned Kenya's WBC super-bantamweight title holder Fatuma Zarika to prepare for a tough belt defence battle Saturday at the Carnivore.