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SACCORD on declining political rights

 Press statement on the state of civil liberties in Zambia The Southern African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (SACCORD) is gravely concerned with the quick speed at which the police are disregarding the rights of opposition politicians with impunity as though the country’s constitution has been suspended. We are at pains to realize […]

Allow me to report an incident that happened yesterday where a guard was beaten up by an Indian for no apparent reason. Its was just a day after Ndola residents rioted over a Somalian national shot dead a Zambia domestic worker over overdue wages  that another Zambian, this time a security guard was beat up […]

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By CHRISPA MULENGA WHAT started out as fling with a “beautiful slim young lady” he found along Kamloops road in Lusaka’s Kalinganga Compound has become a journey that has led a Lilayi based police officer into years of severe mental, spiritual and physical torture at the hands of Satanists. The story of Constable John Pende […]

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From Children of Mr. Abdul Simwaya Lusaka, 17th December, 2012 PRESS RELEASE SUBJECT: ILLEGAL DEPORTATION OF OUR FATHER; MR. ABDUL SIMWAYA, A ZAMBIAN NATIONAL On Thursday, 13th December, 2012, the Minister of Home affairs Mr. Edgar Lungu deported our father to Rwanda a country of which he is not a citizen. Minister Lungu said that […]

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Mealie meal traders in Kalabo district of Western province have increased the price of the commodity by Ten thousand Kwacha (K10,000) The increase in the price of mealie meal in Kalabo is with effect from this week. A check by ZANIS in a number of shops at Yuka and Kashitu markets today found Break Fast […]

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Bishop John Mambo says the fight against corruption in the country should not be done selectively. Bishop Mambo is concerned that the recent remarks by President Michael Sata’s suggesting that the Anti- Corruption Commission needs to inform him before instituting investigations into corruption allegations involving any of his ministers. Bishop Mambo has noted that the […]

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 This is a massage from a friends facebook page. Are we really safe? Whilst the drive of registering our sim cards with personnel details is a good thing the people responsible 4 capturing, viewing & handling personnel data should sign a confidentiality clause. I am so annoyed, just received a text from a small boy […]

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The person who shot dead that Ndola man must be punished in accordance with the law. If the person is, after the due process of the law, found guilty of murder or manslaughter, he must be punished accordingly, whether he is Zambian or Somali. But Zambians in Ndola should not take their lack of Millie […]

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The united party for national development (UPND) says it is not surprised by the defection of MMD chairman for elections, Gabriel Namulambe. UPND secretary general Winston Chibwe says Mr. Namulambe’s defection is not surprising because his party saw it clearly by the conduct of some MMD officials during some joint meetings. Mr. Chibwe however states […]

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Illicit financial flows due to crime, corruption, and tax evasion cost Zambia $8.8 billion from 2001-2010, finds a forthcoming report from Global Financial Integrity (GFI). Sarah Freitas, a GFI Economist who co-authored the report with GFI Lead Economist Dev Kar, previewed some findings from the report, which looks at every country in the developing world, […]

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