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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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Starpulse.comDean McDermott Says Sex With Wife Tori Spelling 'Wasn't Fantastic'Starpulse.comThe couple have been going through turmoil since late last year, when McDermott was caught cheating with 28-year-old actress Emily Goodhand on a trip to Toronto last year. Since then the couple has been trying to work things out, and will
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
Washington PostAllegations of teen sex abuse by three Hollywood execs deniedReutersLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - One of three Hollywood executives accused of sexually abusing a teenaged boy in the 1990s on Tuesday flatly denied the allegations, while an attorney for the second said they were "demonstrably untrue" and a representative for
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
New York Daily NewsCourteney Cox gets candid on why a 'Friends' reunion is 'not gonna happen'New York Daily NewsThe 49-year-old actress gave 'Friends' fans another confirmation Monday that the gang will most likley never reunite on the screen 10 years after the hit NBC show wrapped. BY Rachel Maresca. NEW
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
Wall Street JournalSupreme Court Conflicted on Legality of Aereo Online Video ServiceWall Street JournalThe Supreme Court, facing a high-stakes legal fight between broadcasters and online video startup Aereo Inc., seemed to want to change the channel during hourlong oral arguments Tuesday. Is it overstating to say that the Supreme Court's
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
E! OnlineMag: Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods' ex wife are friendsMiamiHerald.comNo bad blood here. Though Elin Nordegren is unlikely to befriend one of her ex-husband Tiger Woods' conquests (even though we're sure that Perkins waitress was/is a great human being), Us Weekly is reporting Nordegren has no issue with Olympic
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
Chron.comDrew Barrymore Welcomes Baby Girlseattlepi.comDrew Barrymore gave birth to a baby girl on Tuesday, People reports. Craziest celebrity baby names. "Happy to announce that today we are the proud parents of our second daughter, Frankie Barrymore Kopelman," Barrymore and her husband Will Kopelman ...Drew Barrymore, husband Will Kopelman welcome daughter
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
RollingStone.comCountry Hall of Fame Taps Ronnie Milsap, Mac Wiseman, Hank CochranRollingStone.comRonnie Milsap, Mac Wiseman and the late Hank Cochran will receive country music's highest honor later this year: induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame. The 2014 honorees were announced Tuesday at a press conference inside the downtown ...Country
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Indiatimes.comPhotos: Kristen Bell, Jenna Dewan Tatum and other stars pose nude for Allure ...San Jose Mercury NewsFor Allure magazine's nude issue, Kristen Bell, Jenna Dewan Tatum and other stars such as Minnie Driver and Nia Long take it all off. About the shoot Bell says, "I talk a big game
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
DeGeneres making design series for HGTVseattlepi.comNEW YORK (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres is making a furniture design competition series for the HGTV network. HGTV said Tuesday that "Ellen's Design Challenge" is expected to air sometime next year. It will feature six competitors who sketch, design and build ...and more
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
E! OnlineWatch Brian Williams rap Snoop Dogg's Gin and Juice electronicallySan Jose Mercury NewsWith some technical help, Brian Williams raps Snoop Dogg's "Gin and Juice" on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Click here if viewing on a mobile device. Print Email Font Resize Return to Top ...Snoop Dogg loves
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Technology

Live blog: Apple's rebuttal to Samsung's defenseSan Jose Mercury NewsApple and Samsung return to federal court in San Jose on Tuesday in round two of their epic patent battle. Patent expert Kenneth Parulski will testify for Samsung, which is expected to start wrapping up its case. Mercury News reporter Howard
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
The SlantedApple inaugurates free OS X beta program for world+dogRegisterNotoriously secretive Apple has always kept its beta builds of OS X out of the hands of the hoi polloi by limiting their availability only to registered developers, so it is with some surprise that said polloi can now get their
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
EntrepreneurYour new Twitter profile is ready. Here's how to get it nowVentureBeatWhether you like it or not, Twitter's new Web profile design is now available to all. The new look is technically still rolling out, but Twitter permits users to skip the line by visiting this link. Twitter's redesign first
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
Washington PostCharter Said to Near Deal for Divested Comcast SubscribersBloombergCharter Communications Inc. (CHTR) is nearing a deal to acquire about 1.5 million subscribers from Comcast Corp. (CMCSA) and an equity stake in a newly formed company with another 2.5 million customers, people familiar with the situation said. Charter ...UPDATE 3-Comcast
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
Economic TimesGot Windows 8.1 Update yet? Get ready for YET ANOTHER ONE – rumorRegisterThe Windows rumor mill is buzzing yet again, with word that Microsoft is planning yet another update to Windows 8.1 that will ship in the fall, possibly to be followed by a new, cloud-centric version of Windows
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
New York TimesLytro unveils a more sophisticated 'light-field' cameraReuters UKSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - In 2011, Lytro Inc dazzled the consumer gadget world when it introduced a pocket flashlight-sized gizmo that could take "living" pictures - images that could be refocused after the shutter clicked. On Tuesday, the Silicon Valley ...Lytro
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
Economic TimesNew ads on Google to boost mobile-app makersCNETGoogle's latest tweak to display ads will show you new app-download ads, as the company pushes advertisers to focus on mobile. by Seth Rosenblatt · @sethr; April 22, 2014 12:56 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +.Google livestreams
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
Business InsiderNest Learning Thermostat on Sale Via Google PlayPC MagazineAs added incentive on Earth Day, Nest promises to plant a tree for each thermostat sold today via the Google store. 0shares. Nest Learning Thermostat Google Play store · VIEW ALL PHOTOS IN GALLERY. The Nest Learning Thermostat is now on
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
KpopStarzGoogle's Project Ara could be the first big smartphone innovation in yearsAGBeatImagine spending months working on a prototype, organizing a presentation, and finding developers, only to drop the prototype and break it. This is exactly what happened for Google's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) team who were working on ...Google's
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
ABC NewsWhere Do Web Sites Stand, Post-Heartbleed?Top Tech NewsA scan of the top 1 million Web sites found that none of the top 1,000 sites were vulnerable to the Heartbleed OpenSSL bug, and only 0.53 percent of the top 10,000, 1.5 percent of the top 100,0000 and 2 percent of
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
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