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Zambia: Citing corruption foreign minister resigns

I HAVE RESIGNED There comes a time in a person’s life when it becomes necessary to die to self for the good of others and if not for that reason, at least to stand for one’s cherished ideals and values. I have just dropped my resignation letter as Foreign Affairs Minister with President Edgar Lungu – a position I have cherished and held for over 4 years. I have taken my decision to resign as Foreign Affairs Minister with a heavy heart but quite succinctly with a clear and resolved…

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Tributes 

Tribute: Zambian President Michael Sata Dies in London

Michael Sata 1937-2014 Michael Sata, the serving President of Zambia, has died in hospital in London, aged 77. Nicknamed “King Cobra”, he was known for his sharp, forked tongue and forthright manner of speaking to his political opponents and colleagues alike. Michael Sata was born in 1937 in Mpika, Zambia, then known as Northern Rhodesia and under British rule. The son of Langford Mubanga Sata and Harienta Bukali Kabuswe, he was eduated at Mpika Education Authority School and seminaries at Katibunga and Lubushi. Although his studies were towards the priesthood,…

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Sports 

Herve Renard and Zambia looks to conquer Africa

Hawa Wesseh   With the Afcons tournament drawing nearer and nearer,  South African fans believe their embattled team could steal the Afcons crown expected to be hosted in their back yards next month. In a pool conducted by goal.com, the SA fans said Bafana Bafana’s capability of winning the Afcons tournament on home soil was a strong possibility. Daniel Eslick said “South Africa readers feel that the national side have a good chance of becoming champions of Africa… 42 percent of voters chose Bafana Bafana as their winners of Afcons…

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