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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 TimesIn Translation: García Márquez's English-Language Collaborators Weigh In On ...Fox News LatinoIf you have read any of Gabriel García Márquez's books in English, what you read was actually composed by one of two people: Gregory Rabassa—who translated “One Hundred Years of Solitude,” “Chronicle of a Death Foretold,” and
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New York Daily NewsLindsay Lohan Reality Show: Canceled By Oprah?!The Hollywood GossipLindsay Lohan has certainly had her troubles in the past, but the "actress" and tabloid favorite seemed to think her new reality show and partnership with Oprah would be the keys to reviving her career and turning her life
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The Next DigitGoogle Trends Adds Email NotificationsInformationWeekKeeping tabs on what people are searching for just got a bit more convenient. But Google Trends is still not a serious research tool. Google's 10 Big Bets On The Future. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Google has updated its search statistics
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
The Droid GuyHTC taps Samsung's former marketing head, who helped build the Galaxy brandVentureBeatWhat do you do when you're being outmarketed by a giant rival? In HTC's case, you hire the person who helped build your rival's brand. HTC confirmed today that it has brought on former Samsung U.S. marketing
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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AdweekFCC vote on incentive auction plan could further open broadband competitionPCWorldThe U.S. Federal Communications Commission will reserve a significant amount of spectrum in its upcoming auctions of the television band for unlicensed uses such as Wi-Fi, agency officials said Friday. The FCC will vote on a plan to conduct a
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