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South Africa: South African court prevents Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir from leaving the country

Sudanese_President_Omar_al-BashirStory from the Lusaka Times Website
A South African court has granted an interim order to prevent Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir from leaving South Africa, where he is attending an African Union summit, until it hears an application calling for his arrest.

…….But he has also been to member states that have declined to arrest him, such as Nigeria, which hosted him in July 2013 Read More

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Zambia: President Lungu takes Health Check,Transfers Power to Vice-President

His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia has today undergone two medical examinations at Maina Soko Military Hospital and Lusaka Trust Hospital respectively.

President Lungu undertook a Baseline Health Parameters routine check-up at Maina Soko and attended the dentistry at Lusaka Trust Hospital. Doctors have given him a clean bill of health. His personal physicians interviewed him yesterday as part of the process that he completed today.

Meanwhile the Head of State has designated his authority to Her Honour the Vice-President, Ms.Inonge M. Wina to discharge the functions of office of President from Thursday, 29th January to Sunday 1st February 2015, the period he will be attending the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

President Lungu signed the instrument of power transfer today pursuant to Article 39 (1) of the constitution of Zambia.

Members of the Press are accordingly advised that the President will depart Kenneth Kaunda International Airport at 08:00 hours.

Zambia: KK is a letdown-Muhabi

Picture from the Zed Chronicle Muhabi Lungu
Picture from the Zed Chronicle Muhabi Lungu

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Spokesman in the Office of the MMD President Muhabi Lungu said he is disappointed with First Republican President Kenneth Kaunda’s support for President Michael Sata and the PF government. Click here for the Full Story

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Zambia: Sata booed at AU, says he doesn’t know why he is there

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President Michael Sata was booed at the African Union (AU) meeting after spontaneously breaking into uncoordinated commentary. Click here for the Full Story

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Zambia: “One Zambia One Nation”, embraced all tribes and races – KK

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FIRST Republican President Kenneth Kaunda says he is humbled that Zambia has been recognised by the African Union (AU) for the role it played during the independence struggle of other African countries. Click here for the Full Story

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Zambia: At no one time have I ever felt betrayed by President Sata-Given Lubinda

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Dropped Foreign Affairs Minister, Given Lubinda has said he does not feel betrayed by President Michael Sata and the subsequent action to drop him from his ministerial post. Click here for the Full Story

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Zambia: KK to be honoured at the 50th anniversary of the AU

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ZAMBIA first republican President Kenneth Kaunda will during the 50th anniversary of the African Union (AU) be honored for the role he played in the liberation struggles of various Southern African states. Click here for the Full Story

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