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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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New York Daily NewsWu-Tang Clan affiliated rapper cuts off penis, jumps off building in suicide ...New York Daily NewsAndre Johnson, better known as Andre Roxx, was found lying in critical condition outside a North Hollywood, Calif., apartment building early Wednesday after taking a potentially fatal plunge, TMZ reported. BY Nina
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MiamiHerald.comTribeca: Between Nas and 'Begin Again,' what are the festival's must-see moviesEntertainment WeeklyThe Tribeca Film Festival began as a way for New York to rebuild culturally after the World Trade Center attacks in 2001. For the first time since then, the area around Ground Zero is dominated by a sparkly,
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Daily MailIs This Scene In 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Hinting At A Marvel Civil War?moviepilot.comFox owns the rights to the characters in Spider-Man. Sony owns the rights to the X-Men and anything "mutant." Done deal right? Unless either studio stopped making these movies, thus giving up their legal right to these
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ABC NewsGames of Thrones' purple wedding is a torrent record breakerInquirerDRAGONS AND DREADFUL DEEDS TV show Game of Thrones has set a new record, as the second episode of its fourth series was shared almost 200,000 times and downloaded 15 million times. According to a report at Torrentfreak, it took
Wed, Apr 16, 2014

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New York TimesZuckerberg said Facebook is still innovatingDailyTechFacebook has been a wildly successful social network, but that doesn't mean it hasn't seen some failures along the way. According to CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook Home was at the top of that list. In a recent interview with Zuckerberg, the The New
Wed, Apr 16, 2014
Anki Drive Robotic Slot Cars Get New Tracks, Powers—and ChallengersWall Street JournalOn top of all that, there are two new toy cars out: Hadion comes with virtual digital rocket boosters, and Corax can carry two weapons at once. Like the previous toy cars, the new ones sell for $69.99 each.
Wed, Apr 16, 2014
Android CommunitySome customers aren't sold on U.S. transition to IP networksPCWorldMany U.S. residents who have written the FCC to voice concerns about the move from copper-based telephone networks to Internet Protocol are concerned about the potential effects on health from mobile-headset radiation and what happens when the ...AT&T Threatens Boycott
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The GuardianGoogle to sell basic version of modular smartphone in JanuaryLos Angeles TimesGoogle will begin selling a basic version of its Project Ara modular smartphone in January, the company said this week. Project Ara is an effort by Google to make a smartphone that consumers can customize and upgrade by
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Techie NewsOne-Day Google Glass Deal Ends, But Google Coy on Sales FiguresModern ReadersOne-Day Google Glass Deal Ends, But Google Coy on Sales Figures Buyers curious to see what all the hoopla surrounding Google Glass is about had their big chance yesterday, as Google allowed the general public one day to
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