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Saturday Program for the arrival of the late President’s body

ARRIVAL CEREMONY AT KENNETH KAUNDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, SATURDAY, 1ST NOVEMBER, 2014 07:00 hours Arrival of the Guard of Honour at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport 07:10 hours Arrival of all Mourners..

Government to open Sata funeral account

Secretary to the Cabinet Roland Msiska has advised individuals wishing to make financial contributions towards late President Michael Sata’s funeral to wait for a specific account that the government would..

Am not dead , I’m very much alive-Paramount Chief Mpezeni

Paramount Chief Mpezeni of the Ngoni speaking people in Eastern Province has dispelt rumours circulating on social media suggesting that he has died. Speaking to Chipata’s Breeze FM radio and..

Miyanda temporarily withdraws from the Acting President debate till after the burial of President Sata

Brigadier General Godfrey Miyanda has decided to temporarily withdraw from the “Acting President Deabate” until after the burial of the late President Michael Sata. In a statement released to the..

Government declares 14 days national mourning

Secretary to the Cabinet Roland Msiska has announced the declaration of 14 days of national mourning in honour of President Michael Sata who died in London on Tuesday aged 77…

David Cameron sends condolences to Zambia’s Acting President

British Prime Minister, David Cameron, has expressed his condolences to Acting President Guy Scott on the death of President Michael Chilufya Sata. In a letter to Dr Scott, Mr Cameron..

George Mpombo was Acting President when Mwanawasa died- Attorney General

Attorney General Musa Mwenye has clarified that the decision by Cabinet to uphold the provisions of Article 38(2) of the constitution which allow the vice president to act as president..

Former Minister released after paying admission of guilt fine

Former minister in the MMD administration Gaston Sichilima who was Thursday arrested for firing a series of gunshots in the air on the day President Michael Sata’s death was announced..

Fire guts Lewanika Hospital Pharmacy

Fire has gutted Lewanika General Hospital Pharmacy in Mongu District for the second time. However, quick response by the fire brigade quenched the fire before it could spread elsewhere as..

President Banda counsels Dr Scott

Fourth Republican president Rupiah Banda has sent a message of encouragement to Acting President Dr Guy Scott urging him to seek God’s guidance as he leads Zambia during the transition..

Queen Elizabeth says Sata will be missed across SADC

Queen Elizabeth the Second of England says the death of President Michael Sata will be felt not only in Zambia but across Southern Africa. In her message of condolences on..

Former Minister arrested for firing in the air after learning of the president’s death

Police in Mbala have arrested a former minister in the MMD government Gaston Sichilima for firing gunshots in the air following the announcement of President Michael Sata’s death. Mr. Sichilima,..

Zambia’s October inflation rise to 7.9 %

The annual rate of inflation for the month of October has increased to 7.9 percent from 7.8 percent recorded in September 2014. According to the Central Statistical Office monthly bulletin..

Lusaka in critical water levels

The National Water Supply and Sanitation Council (NWASCO) says Lusaka has reached critical water levels which has resulted in some commercial and domestic boreholes to dry up. Inspections carried out..

UPND mourns the passing of President Sata

Official Statement of the United Party for National Developement on the passing of the republican President His excellency Michael Chilufya Sata 30th October, 2014 The United Party for National Development..