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  1. DIARY- Emerging Markets Economic Events to Feb 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Reuters

    ... 2100 GMT. BELGRADE - National Bank of Serbia interest rate decision - 1100 GMT. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12 LUSAKA - Bank of Zambia announces interest rate decision - 0800 GMT. LIMA - Central bank of Peru announces interest rate decision - 0000 GMT. PRAGUE ...

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  2. Missing FDC candidate foundRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Monitor

    FDC party officials in Ibanda District have confirmed that their candidate for Ibanda South Constituency, who went missing last week, has been found in Kampala. Mr Byaruhanga says he was kidnapped and kept in a secret location in Kampala.

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  3. Is golf a preserve of only the corporates?Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Monitor

    Many people are of the view that golf is a game for rich people. Darren Allan Kyeyune explores why corporates engage in the game and how golf makes business sense.

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  4. Do we all speak football?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | GhanaWeb

    ... behaviour and banned from attending sports events for five months. But can we say that justice was served? In Zambia, the owner of Lusaka Dynamos, experienced a lot of racist remarks due to his Indian heritage. This occurred at a time that he was ...

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  5. Standard gauge: Why MPs` argument is validRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | IPPMEDIA

    ... plan was to replace the central rail line with a standard gauge similar to the 1,860-km long Chinese built Tanzania-Zambia Railway (Tazara) stretching railroad from Dar es Salaam to Kapiri Mposhi in Zambia. And, as expected, Tanzanians swallowed the ...

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  6. DIARY- Emerging Markets Economic Events to Feb 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Reuters

    ... 2100 GMT. BELGRADE - National Bank of Serbia interest rate decision - 1100 GMT. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12 LUSAKA - Bank of Zambia announces interest rate decision - 0800 GMT. LIMA - Central bank of Peru announces interest rate decision - 0000 GMT. PRAGUE ...

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  7. Alleged poacher kills elephant in ZimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Iol.co.za

    ... late evening, targeting elephants coming to drink, following and shooting at night and then getting safely back into Zambia early the next morning. "Unusually, the Zambians had taken meat and a skin panel, but this appears to be the work of a known ...

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  8. American Family Uses Crowdfunding Campaign and Establishes an...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2013 | 24-7 Press Release

    One American family from San Diego, CA has battled a hunting camp in Zambia for 6 years to remain on the land granted to them by Senior Chief Nsefu in the Game Management Area to establish an Ecotourism Camp. Now they are attempting to use crowdfunding to raise funds for much needed equipment for family-owned Zikomo Safari Camp.

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  9. Work on Kenya-Ethiopia power line to commence in May - Saturday, 06 February 2016 09:29Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 06 February, 2016 - Kenya's plan to buy power from Ethiopia is at an advanced stage and the construction of high voltage transmission lines covering 612 kilometers to the Moyale border will begin in May, Kenya Electricity Transmission Company said yesterday. Acting managing director, Fernandez Barasa, said they have completed the preliminary engineering and design for the project, but cited shortfalls in the compensation budget for way leave acquisition.

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  10. Besigye to reduce president's powersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Daily Monitor

    KABAROLE: The FDC presidential candidate Col. Kizza Besigye has pledged to reduce powers of the president and reduce the size of government to save money for development and better service delivery.

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  11. Zambian Government Says Opposition Fueled Student ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Voice of America

    University of Zambia students "surrender" to police in Lusaka after the Zambian government announced the university's closure, Feb. 3, 2016. Zambian officials have accused opposition leaders of encouraging unrest at two state-funded universities to make the government unpopular ahead of this year's elections.

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  12. UPDATE 1-Zambia to resume issuing new mining licencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Reuters

    Feb 4 Zambia has resumed issuing new mining licences, and granting renewal and transfer of rights which it had suspended in August last year, its mines minister said on Thursday. Under the new rules, the government has increased the area of exploration for mining investors, raising the possibility of finding meaningful deposits and justifying larger capital investment, mines minister Christopher Yaluma said.

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  13. .com | Zambia shuts top universities after student riotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | News24

    Authorities in Zambia on Wednesday closed the country's top two public universities after students went on the rampage protesting at non-payment of food and book allowances. University of Zambia students burnt tyres and used logs to barricade the main road leading from the airport into the capital city Lusaka in protests that started late on Tuesday, according to police.

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  14. Pressure mounts for Yanga to winRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | IPPMEDIA

    After losing their first match of the ongoing season to Coastal Union last Saturday, holders Young Africans are under pressure to win their very consecutive league match against hosts Tanzania Prisons tomorrow. It's a make or break for the reigning champions who are at risk of losing their edge at the top of the standings table to another hot title contender Azam FC.

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  15. Zambia closes two government universities after student protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Peninsula

    Higher educationMinister Michael Kaingu said the government had indefintely closed the University of Zambia and Copperbelt University to protect people's lives and property. LUSAKA: Zambia closed two government universities on Wednesday following violent student protests over unpaid meal allowances, its higher education minister said.

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  16. Zambian Maize Flour Invades Malawi MarketRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | World-Grain

    ... or in December are selling it at lower prices, even at MK7,500 per 25kg bag but recently the prices have gone up in Zambia due to high demand," said the trader. He added: "Besides, it is now becoming difficulty to get the maize flour through the ...

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  17. Delta Africa's interim report delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Iol.co.za

    Delta Africa, the listed property fund formerly known as Delta International, said yesterday that it would be unable to publish its interim report for the quarter to December within 45 days of the quarter end. It said this resulted from the delay in finalising the management accounts of the two newly acquired subsidiary companies, Ndola Kafubu Investments and Kitwe Mukuba Investments and their underlying assets in Zambia.

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  18. ToiletRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | CNN

    ... SafiChoo prototype and helped Burton's team find an Atlanta-based manufacturer. Burton is currently living in Lusaka, Zambia, as she tests the toilet there. The company is also running an Indiegogo campaign to support the Zambia pilot. "It's amazing ...

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  19. Zambia's Katongo signs $30,000 per month dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Umupira

    At the prime of his career, veteran Zambia striker, Christopher Katongo has landed a mega deal with Angola based money moguls, Kabuscorp Football club. The 33 year old forward who had an impressive CHAN 2016 tournament agreed personal terms with the Luanda based club.

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  20. Cultivating peace: Muyatwa SitaliRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Rotarian

    Growing up on his family's farm in Lusaka, Zambia, Muyatwa Sitali understood the power of water in his own life. His father grew corn, cabbage, and other crops, all of which depended on rainfall and irrigation.

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