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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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SFGateBox Office Shocker: America Preferred Heaven To The Singularity On EasterFilm DrunkOn the weekend when many Americans celebrated Jesus conquering death and sending his rabbit minions to lay chocolate tokens of immortality, the box office, aptly, was the scene of an epic struggle between competing visions of the afterlife: the
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
New York Daily NewsLindsay Lohan says she had a miscarriageNew York Daily NewsThe 27-year-old actress made the revelation during the season finale of her OWN reality series, 'Lindsay,' when she was explaining why she missed days of filming the show. Lohan didn't say who the father was or how far
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Daily MailGames Of Thrones unleashes most disturbing sex scene yetDaily MailThe latest episode of HBO's Game Of Thrones opened on Sunday with a strong sexual content warning that was a severe understatement. The medieval fantasy series picked up with the aftermath of last week's poisoning of young, evil King Joffrey
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
The HinduDiscovery Channel cancels 'Everest Jump Live' in wake of deadly avalancheBusiness StandardIn wake of a disastrous avalanche that killed 13 people at Mount Everest, the Discovery Channel has reportedly announced that it is cancelling its "Everest Jump Live" special. The move comes just as the network had decided on
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Starpulse.comQuentin Tarantino enlists stars to stage live reading of leaked scriptStarpulse.comDirector Quentin Tarantino rounded up some of his most famous collaborators including Samuel L. Jackson and Kurt Russell to participate in a live reading of his leaked script The Hateful Eight on Saturday (19Apr14). In January (14), the Pulp Fiction
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
CTV News'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' recap: Kenya Get Your ScepterEntertainment WeeklyPart One of a three-part RHOA reunion is all about the Hair Pull Heard 'Round Atlanta; Kenya talks her same old talk, and Porsha walks a newly violent walk. Ep. 23 | Aired Apr 20, 2014. Jodi Walker on
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
NorthJersey.comTheater review: 'Violet'NorthJersey.comBroadway musical revival, presented by the Roundabout Theatre Company at the American Airlines Theatre, 227 W. 42nd St. Music by Jeanine Tesori. Book and lyrics by Brian Crawley. Directed by Leigh Silverman. With Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell, Joshua ...Sutton Foster, Jeanine Tesori bond backstage Composer and singer put
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
NorthJersey.comTheater review: 'The Cripple of Inishmaan'NorthJersey.comPat Shortt, Daniel Radcliffe in the Broadway revival of Martin McDonagh's "The Cripple of Inishmaan." THEATER REVIEW. THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN. Broadway play revival, at the Cort Theatre, 38 W. 48th St. Written by Martin McDonagh. Directed by ...Daniel Radcliffe Goes Deeper and Darker in
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Indian ExpressLiam Neeson's home swarmed by animal rights activistsIndian Expressliam-neeson The protesters gathered on the sidewalk in front of the 61-year-old actor's home to voice their opinion after Neeson showed his support to the city's horse-drawn carriage industry, reported New York Times. (AP) ...Banning Horse-Drawn Carriage RidesAgInfo.netAnimal-rights activists picket Liam
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Indian ExpressCountry Singer Kevin Sharp Dies at 43AceShowbizThe 'Nobody Knows' singer, who was diagnosed with cancer when he was a teenager and battled the disease, passed away due to complications from surgeries. Tweet. Country Singer Kevin Sharp Dies at 43. See larger image. Country singer Kevin Sharp, ...Kevin Sharp Dies
Mon, Apr 21, 2014

Technology

AutoExpressBeijing Motor Show 2014: news reviewAutoExpressThe Beijing Motor Show 2014, otherwise known as the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, is one of the most important dates in the motoring calendar. It's especially important for the manufacturers, as China is a very important market, but there are ...Bentley Hybrid Car Set To
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
FirstpostActivists want net neutrality, NSA spying debated at Brazil Internet conferencePCWorldA campaign on the Internet is objecting to the exclusion of issues like net neutrality, the cyberweapons arms race and surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency from the discussion paper of an Internet governance conference this week in Sao
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Auto World NewsFacebook's new service to share location with friendsShanghai Daily (subscription)BEIJING, April 18 (Xinhuanet) -- Nearby Friends, a new service to be launched by Facebook, will allow users to tell their locations to Facebook friends with smart-phone GPS system, according to Dailymail.com. This service would only show that users
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Android CommunityGames seen to be the next warzone for mobile platform exclusivityAndroid CommunityNow that a good number of popular apps are mostly available on multiple mobile operating systems, or their users expect them to be, platform makers such as Google, Apple, and Amazon are looking for the next big opportunity
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Database JournalGetting Started with Microsoft Power BI for Office 365Database JournalMicrosoft Excel is one of the most widely used tools across the globe. Microsoft empowers Excel users to create Business Intelligence reports quickly in Excel itself with Power BI. Power BI is a familiar, intuitive and cloud based self-service BI
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
InferseRunning out of Fuel: Nike fires majority of Fuelband team, leaves uncertain ...InferseNike cuts 80% of employees from Digital Sports Division; rumored to include Fuelband hardware team. Many speculate on fitness tracker's future. Competitors continue to establish a market for devices. Tweet · submit to reddit. Running out of Fuel:
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Monroe Evening NewsConfused about Heartbleed security flaw? The Web has helpThe Denver PostWhat Kevin Houle heard about the Heartbleed online security flaw recently was "pretty apocalyptic," he said. Even so, like many other computer users, he adopted a wait-and-see attitude and took no action. This despite reports that Heartbleed struck
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Boston HeraldHTC One (M8) challenges Galaxy S5Boston HeraldBLOATED BOOMBOX: The HTC One (M8) boasts a larger screen, better software and an easy-to-use camera. 1. Monday, April 21, 2014. PrintEmail Comments. By: Jessica Van Sack. HTC One (M8) (AT&T wireless, $199.99 on contract). This isn't the HTC ...HTC Hires Former Samsung
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Android CommunityOnePlus One CyanogenMod 11S and press photos show up ahead of launchAndroid CommunityWe're just literally a few days away before OnePlus tries to make a big splash in the mobile industry and, of course, we're still getting last minute entries into the leaks and teasers book. This time around,
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
CNN InternationalAmericans wary of futuristic science, hi-tech?Business StandardAmericans are generally excited about the new technology but when confronted with some advances that already appear possible -- from skies filled with drones to meat made in a lab -- they get nervous, according to findings of a new survey. "The American
Sun, Apr 20, 2014
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