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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.

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2015 AFCON QUALIFIERS:ZAMBIA PLACED IN GROUP F

Zambia will meet Cape Verde Islands, Niger and a team to join group F after preliminaries.2015 AFCON

Zambia was seeded and has had a direct qualification to the draws.

FULL LIST OF DRAWS

Group A
Nigeria
South Africa
Sudan
Winner of Match 37/38

Group B
Mali
Algeria
Ethiopia
Winner of Match 43/44

Group C
Burkina Faso
Angola
Gabon
Winner of Match 33/34

Group D
Cote d’Ivoire
Cameroon
DR Congo
Winner Match 41/42

Group E
Ghana
Togo
Guinea
Winner Match 35/36

Group F
Zambia
Cap[e Verde
Niger
Winner Match 45/46

Group G
Tunisia
Egypt
Senegal
Winner Match 39/40

SCHEDULE OF PRELIMINARIES:

Second Round
Match 5 & 6 Liberia vs Lesotho
Match 7 & 8 Kenya vs Comoros
Match 9 & 10 Madagascar vs Uganda
Match 11 & 12 Mauritania vs Equatorial Guinea
Match 13 & 14 Namibia vs Congo
Match 15 & 16 Libya vs Rwanda
Match 17 & 18 Burundi vs Botswana
Match 19 & 20 Central African Republic vs Guinea Bissau
Match 21 & 22 Swaziland vs Sierra Leone
Match 23 & 24 Gambia vs Seychelles
Match 25 & 26 Sao Tome e Principe vs Benin
Match 27 & 28 Malawi vs Chad
Match 29 & 30 Tanzania vs Zimbabwe
Match 31 & 31 Mozambique vs South Sudan

Zambia: Sata’s booing at AU bad for Zambia’s image-UPND

Story from the Lusaka Times WebsiteUPND

The opposition UPND has charged that the booing suffered by President Michael Sata at the Africa Union youth summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is bad for Zambia’s international image. Click here for the Full Story

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Zambia: Lusaka PF Councilor detained in Ethiopia after incurring a $ 2 000 (K10M) beer bill

Story from the Lusaka Times Websites

Thirst for intoxicating liquor has landed a Patriotic Front-PF Lusaka Councilor who has been detained by Ethiopian security officials for allegedly incurring a bill of US $ 2000 dollars. Click here for the Full Story

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