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KK justifies declaration of one party rule

  ||    31 March 2014
Kenneth Kaunda First Republican President Kenneth Kaunda has justified his declaration of Zambia as a one party State in 1972, saying the move was meant to stop the apartheid regime in South Africa from using his political opponents in the country to undermine his leadership.

Kaingu Admits Clandestine Meeting with M’membe

  ||    31 March 2014
kaingu-Mbulakulima The opposition Movement for Multi-party Democracy says the two vice presidents, Dr Brian Chituwo and Michael Kaingu, had meetings with Post Newspapers Editor Fred M’membe and PF Secretary General Wynter Kabimba in an attempt to destabilize the former ruling party.

Zambians come first – Kabimba

  ||    31 March 2014
Winter Kabimba WE won’t allow foreigners to hijack our country, says Wynter Kabimba. And Kabimba says MMD president Nevers Mumba has killed the party. Kabimba, the PF secretary general and justice minister, said foreign investors did not have the interests of Zambians at heart. “This government doesn’t want our people to be paid slave wages.

Kwacha goes down again

  ||    31 March 2014
Five Kwacha The Zambian currency has continued losing value against major currencies standing at worthless levels of 1 USD = 6,410.00 ZMK today as monitored by XE Currency Converter.

Wynter Kabimba directs Police to firmly deal with PF cadres invading private property

  ||    31 March 2014
Winter Kabimba Government has directed the police to deal firmly with Patriotic Front (PF) and other Zambians found invading private property before the situation gets out of hand. Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba said people grabbing land illegally should be stopped and brought to book and to ensure sanity .

Zambian Elections 2016: Analysis & Perspectives (Part 4)

  ||    31 March 2014
United Party for National Development (UPND) Logo Some of the feedback I received after making an election forecast in Part Three suggests that I was too "harsh" on the UPND. Many people believe that UPND is increasing in popularity at a very rapid rate that my forecast did not capture. My forecast gives UPND a 7% increase from their last result and gives them two new provinces (Western and North-Western). They even get a seat and increase their tally by 6% in Lusaka.

Is there Tender Corruption at Lusaka Water Project?

  ||    24 March 2014
EDITOR NOTE: Someone who says s/he is on the Evaluation Committee for awarding a contract to consultant firm on the large 355 US million dollar Lusaka Water project in Zambia wrote us this email about the corruption currently happening in the tender process.

Zambian Elections 2016: Analysis & Perspectives (Part 3)

  ||    10 March 2014
2011 Registered Voters by Province After laying the foundation in my two earlier articles, I am now ready to make a 2016 election forecast for both presidential and parliamentary. To make a reasonable forecast, I have had to make several assumptions, one of which is ceteris paribus.

UNZA “Experts” Lied about Local Language Education in other Countries.

  ||    5 March 2014
UNZA_Logo The website of the University of Zambia announced not too long ago that their language and education “experts” were in support of government’s controversial policy of introducing local languages as medium of instruction for young primary school children.

Zambian Elections 2016: Analysis & Perspectives (Part 2)

  ||    4 March 2014
Presidential Candidates - Hakainde Hichilema, Michael Chilufya Sata, Nevers Sekwila Mumba President Michael Sata’s Patriotic Front (PF) government is increasingly becoming deeply unpopular for various reasons I cannot fully delve into, suffice to say that escalating commodity prices, broken promises, perceived tribalism, worsening governance record, poor economic decisions and alleged corruption are among the main ones.

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E! Online'Devastated' Miley Cyrus postpones two more showsUSA TODAYShe can't stop. And she won't stop. But Miley Cyrus has to stop — for now. More: Miley 'can't stop crying'. The star, who continues to be hospitalized for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics, has just announced she is postponing two
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E! OnlineWu-Tang Clan Breaks Their Silence After Rapper Andre Johnson Cuts Off Penis ...E! OnlineDespite rapper Andre Johnson being previously affiliated with the band, Wu-Tang Clan has broken their silence and denied any links to him on their website. An article that read, "Parental Advisory: Don't Believe the HYPE. This
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Toronto Sun'Mrs. Doubtfire' star Mara Wilson slams sequel ideaToronto SunFirst posted: Thursday, April 17, 2014 03:48 PM EDT | Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014 04:04 PM EDT. Mara Wilson will not have anything to do with the Mrs.Doubtfire sequel. (Twitter). Tweet. Change text size for the story; Print this story.
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Hollywood ReporterTribeca: Nas Documentary 'Time Is Illmatic' Opens Festival With Album-Length ...Hollywood ReporterThe rapper tells THR why he's seeing "Illmatic" with such a fresh perspective and how he felt while performing the album with Jay Z and Diddy at Coachella. Time Is Illmatic opened the 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival
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Here's How Jack Gleeson Really Felt About That Shocking 'Game Of Thrones ...Huffington PostThe king is dead! And no one seems to be happier about that than the guy who used to wear the crown. Last week's pivotal "Game of Thrones" episode proved that the most hated king in Westeros
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PetaPixelEyefi Cloud: Instant Photo Sharing Across DevicesTom's GuideEyefi has made a name for itself by giving wireless functionality to virtually any digital camera with its Wi-Fi-equipped Mobi SD memory cards. Today (Apr. 17), the company launched a new cloud service, called Eyefi Cloud, to let you share your newly ...Eyefi
Thu, Apr 17, 2014
Tech TimesMLB.TV Steps Up to Chromecast's PlatePC MagazineWatching baseball games on your smartphone or tablet is fun, but it's time to put that giant living room TV to work. 0shares. MLB At Bat App. Batter up! Google's inexpensive HDMI dongle, the Chromecast, is officially adding support for MLB.TV today. If
Thu, Apr 17, 2014
TechSpotNokia suspends European sales of Lumia 2520 tablet due to faulty chargerTechSpotNokia announced today that it's suspending sales of its Lumia 2520 Windows tablet in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Russia, Switzerland, and the UK. The decision was taken after the Finnish company discovered that the AC-300 charger packed with ...Nokia
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Marketing PilgrimTwitter Reveals Mobile App Install AdsInformationWeekWith a new ad format, Twitter follows in Facebook's footsteps. App developers will love it, but will users? Twitter Revamp: 10 Things To Know. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Twitter and Facebook have been headed toward feature parity for ...Twitter gets serious
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ValueWalkDropbox acquires iOS photo app Loom, will fold into Carousel next monthCNETOnly a week after the cloud storage company announced the launch of its photo application Carousel, Dropbox has acquired a small -- yet powerful -- competitor to bolster its snapshot-storing efforts. by Nick Statt · @nickstatt; April 17, 2014
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The GuardianGerman Media CEO Says Google, Facebook Are Becoming Too PowerfulAuto World NewsA Google logo is seen at the entrance to the company's offices in Toronto on Sept. 5, 2013. (Photo : Reuters). Google's near ubiquity in the Internet world is under fire from a top European media executive who
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Thu, Apr 17, 2014
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Thu, Apr 17, 2014
Washington PostZynga launches new mobile FarmVille gameFox NewsZynga is following through on a promise to bring its FarmVille franchise back to mobile, a crucial first step coming nearly a year after Don Mattrick was named CEO. The new offering, called “FarmVille 2: Country Escape,” is a mobile app rather than
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Scout GPS app keeps your gas and coffee detour to a minimumEngadgetTelenav wants its latest Scout update for iPhone to stand out from other nav apps by giving what it claims 80 percent of us want while driving: gas, coffee, or food. You can now select a spot serving one
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