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  1. Obituary - Colin Morris, Methodist minister and controversial head of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    REV Dr Colin Morris, who has died aged 89, was a Methodist minister in what was then Northern Rhodesia and is now Zambia, and a close friend of President Kenneth Kaunda who later became a controversial head of religious broadcasting at the BBC. When he returned to the UK, he became minister at Wesley's Chapel in London, and was a regular contributor to the BBC's religious output, particularly television's Heart of the Matter and Everyman, and Radio 4's Thought for the Day.

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  2. Zambia launches China-funded project to improve access to waterRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    Zambia has launched a massive water project aimed at improving access to clean and safe drinking water to some towns in the Copperbelt Province. The Kafulafuta water supply system project involves the construction of a dam and other infrastructures for the supply of water to some districts in the province.

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  3. Anger mounts in Zambia over Beijing's presenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ghanamma.com

    ... at the forefront of its campaign to unseat the government. Opposition figure Stephen Katuka warned against the "rate Zambia is entertaining Chinese nationals which are displacing Zambians through big financial offers". Katuka, who is the secretary ...

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  4. .com | 'Say no to China': Anger mounts in Zambia over Beijing's presenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    ... on his one-man protest. But he is not alone in opposing China's growing presence in President Edgar Lungu's Zambia and in particular its major programme of loans to Lusaka. In fact his criticism echoes concerns shared by many across swathes of ...

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  5. Zambia orders arrest of DRC rhumba star Koffi OlomideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | New Vision

    The Congolese star allegedly assaulted Rwandan photojournalist Jean Nepomuscene Ndayisenga during a gig at the luxury Pamodzi hotel in Lusaka on December 28, 2012. Olomide's promoter in Zambia Mark Mumbalama requested that the court give Olomide more time to appear because of difficulties delivering the summons.

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  6. Auctioned hippos to go around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Henley Standard

    ... the Newtown Road industrial estate. The proceeds will go to the Kafue River and Rowing Centre on the Zambezi river in Zambia, which researches ways of providing clean water and conserving aquatic wildlife. Earlier this year, four Leander members ...

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  7. Fort Portal eyes tourism city statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Monitor

    Government institutions and private stakeholders in Kabarole district have dedicated themselves to developing the various tourist attractions and activities in an effort to achieve the district's goal of becoming a tourist city by 2040. The attractions include the crater lakes, Mt Rwenzori ranges, Amabere ga Nyinamwiru sites , river Mpanga among others.

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  8. Winners for Africa's Top Real Estate Developments announced at The...Read the original story

    Friday Sep 21 | World News Report

    ... residential, logistics and best women in Property. The winning developments and people came from Ghana, Kenya, Zambia, Nigeria, Mozambique, Namibia, Mauritius and Rwanda, and critically provided a moment of peer recognition for completed projects, ...

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  9. Kenya Mining Forum to Gather Leading Industry Minds in Nairobi in NovemberRead the original story

    Friday Sep 21 | PR.com

    ... PIC) in Nairobi, Future Energy Nigeria (formerly WAPIC) in Lagos, African Utility Week in Cape Town and Agritech Expo Zambia. Kenya Mining Forum dates and location: Conference

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  10. Africa:Indebted Africa Returns to the International Monetary FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Studies. Examples of loans signed after the 2015 FOCAC include a US$337.6 million preferential export credit in Zambia towards a greenfield project of Ndola's international airport; a US$167.2m concessional loan to Zimbabwe to upgrade Harare's ...

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  11. Zambia says donors withholding nearly US$34 million over mismanagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Channelnewsasia.com

    LUSAKA: Britain, Finland, Ireland and Sweden are withholding nearly US$34 million in budget support to Zambia's social welfare and education sectors due to concerns over financial mismanagement, Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe said on Thursday. The government is confident it can address donor concerns so the aid can resume, she said.

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  12. How a small-college soccer game Friday will save lives overseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | MLive.com

    They consider themselves fortunate to live through it, and the disease is one of the reasons they are at Cornerstone University now. The two, who grew up near each other in Zambia, are teammates at the Grand Rapids university and no soccer game will have a bigger impact on them than the 7 pm.

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  13. Zambian minister sacked over graft scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Daily Monitor

    Zambia sacked its development minister on Wednesday a day after Britain suspended aid payments to the country over a mounting row about alleged corruption in President Edgar Lungu's government. Community Development Minister Emerine Kabanshi, who was in charge of a social payments programme which Britain said had been abused, was fired for alleged misuse of funds, government spokeswoman Dora Siliya said in a tweet.

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  14. Zambia Fires Minister Over Graft ScandalRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Voice of America

    Zambia sacked its development minister on Wednesday a day after Britain suspended aid payments to the country over a mounting row about alleged corruption in President Edgar Lungu's government. Community Development Minister Emerine Kabanshi, who was in charge of a social payments program which Britain said had been abused, was fired for alleged misuse of funds, government spokeswoman Dora Siliya said in a tweet.

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  15. Invigilator denies seeing former MP in exam roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | New Vision

    He informed court that of the 23 students he invigilated, the Harriet Ntabazi who sat for the UNEB exams was not the one who was in the dock He informed court that of the 23 students he invigilated, the Harriet Ntabazi who sat for the UNEB exams was not the one who was in the dock A chief examination invigilator, Godwin Baluku, who supervised Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education in 2004, says he is a family friend and did not see former Bundibugyo Woman MP Harriet Ntabazi in the examination room. On Tuesday, at the same court, presided over by Grade One Magistrate Esther Nahirya, Baluku said he was appointed the chief invigilator at St Mary's Simbya Secondary School in Bundibugyo.

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  16. Sweden freezes funds to Zambia over allegations of misuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Iol.co.za

    Sweden is the latest country to freeze funds to Zambia over suspected misuse of the money within the country's Social Cash Transfer programme. Sweden through its development arm SIDA is freezing support along with Finland, Great Britain and Ireland, the Lusaka Times reported on Wednesday.

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  17. 'Paint market registers 10-15% fall'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | New Vision

    According to economists, Uganda's GDP grew by 5.8% in the financial year 2017/2018 but the introduction of mobile money and social media taxes by the government has increased the cost of doing business hence affecting the economy Nieuwoudt, the commercial executive at Akzo Nobel East Africa chats with Ashish Devani, head of sales- Sadolin during the opening of the colour centre.

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  18. .com | Britain freezes aid to Zambia over graft fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | News24

    Britain has suspended aid payments to Zambia over concerns of alleged fraud and corruption by the government of President Edgar Lungu who has faced graft allegations from within his own party. Britain's High Commissioner to Lusaka Fergus Cochrane-Dyet confirmed the suspension of funding in a tweet posted late on Monday.

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  19. Ramaphosa sends condolences after 11 Zambians killed in bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Iol.co.za

    South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent a message of condolence to his Zambian counterpart Edgar Lungu, following the death of 11 Zambian nationals in a bus accident that took place on Monday, outside Mookgopong, in Limpopo province. Ramaphosa said the thoughts of the South African people are with the people of Zambia, particularly the families that have lost their loved ones.

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  20. Get Into Rugby Cementing Girls Inclusion in Zambian RugbyRead the original story

    Monday Sep 17 | World News Report

    The growth of rugby on the Africa has come as no surprise to many rugby followers across the continent due to the many programmes being undertaken by various unions. Get Into Rugby Zambia Project Manager Tom Chaloba said that Zambia was not to be left behind in the race to increase the number of girls/women participants in the game of rugby.

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