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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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Technology

FirstpostGoogle Glass on sale April 15; here's how to get oneNewsdayFor at least one day, Google has dropped its invite-only model for selling its hyped Google Glass and is giving the public a chance to become "explorers," as long as they have the cash. The tech giant is selling the
Wed, Apr 16, 2014
The Mac ObserverApple, Samsung Sign on for CTIA's Smartphone Kill SwitchThe Mac ObserverApple and Samsung are among the smartphone makers that have agreed to comply with CTIA's guidelines calling for a "kill switch" that renders devices useless if lost or stolen. The agreement will take effect in July 2015, and
Wed, Apr 16, 2014
DailyTechLenovo's Flex 2 notebooks have swiveling screensDailyTechLenovo has announced the launch of new notebook and desktop computers. The new desktops include the A Series A540 AIO, which has a 23.8-inch multi-touch LCD screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080. This AIO has an aluminum shell that is 4mm thick
Wed, Apr 16, 2014
Christian Science MonitorGoogle sells out of white Glass in one-day sale; fills 'Explorer' slotsNewsdayThough Goggle has not said how many of its Glass smart-eyeware it sold in Tuesday's one-day sale, the company did sell out of the white model, it said on a post on its Google+ page. The tech
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