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Monday, January 12, 2015 - 14:40

One of Zambia’s newspapers published what it claimed were medical records of Hon Edgar Lungu, the ruling party’s presidential candidate. According to that newspaper, Lungu suffers from several ailments among which are an infection to his kidney and lungs. Quoting a report purportedly signed by a Dr.

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Monday, January 12, 2015 - 14:36

It is November 30 2014. Delegates have gathered at Mulungushi Rock of Authority in Kabwe. The Patriotic Front is supposed to be having its Extra-ordinary conference. The acting president of the Patriotic Front, Guy Scott, called the conference, but for some reasons best known to himself he has decided not to attend the conference. He is not prepared to officially open it.

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Monday, January 12, 2015 - 14:27

There was confusion in Lusaka yesterday when the opposition United Party for Nation Development (UPND) impounded two trucks from South Africa registration numbers BJ 45 GP and FKB 685 FS belonging to African Cargo Management claiming there were carrying pre-marked ballot papers.

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Monday, January 12, 2015 - 14:22

As the day for the January 20 presidential elections draws closer all the focus seems to be on the leading candidates who are the ruling party’s Edgar Lungu and the opposition United Party for National Development’s Hakainde Hichilema.

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Monday, January 12, 2015 - 14:18

In any election regardless of geographical location or party affiliation, there are three sets of groups, namely; base, undecided and indifferent that decides the outcome of an election. Unless these groups are motivated to show up to vote, your fate is in their hands.

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Monday, January 12, 2015 - 14:12

Scenes of former First Lady Maureen Mwanawasa and former Speaker of the National Assembly Mutale Nalumango in Shiwan’gándu running for dear life may have tickled some less empathetic individuals but in truth it is a serious blip on the politics of this country.

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Monday, January 12, 2015 - 14:09

The other day I wrote an article on how the UPND can lose this coming election. Typical of UPND supporters who like criticising others but do not want to be criticised, I received so many insults.

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Monday, January 12, 2015 - 14:06

It has been a long time since I contributed an article to the Zambia Reports under the Mr. Facts Column.

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Monday, January 12, 2015 - 14:01

Patriotic Front campaign media coordinator Emmanuel Mwamba says it is unnecessary to discuss the health of Edgar Lungu as he is enjoying good health.
Featuring on Hot FM special programme Mwamba said that The Post Newspapers did not need Lungu to close down but just the enforcement of the law to collect taxes owed to government.

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Monday, January 12, 2015 - 13:56

Respected satire writer and University of Zambia Lecturer Roy Clark has predicted that Patriotic Front president Edgar Lungu will win the forthcoming elections.
Zambia’s famous satirist who pens his articles under a pseudonym “Spectator Kalaki” tweeted about Lungu’s win “HH doesn’t have the common touch. Lungu does”.

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