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Stories about Zambia

20 October 2013

Zambia's President Increases His Salary, Blames Opposition MPs

Citizen media website Zambian Watchdog has unearthed a Statutory Instrument increasing President Michael Sata's salary after the freezing of civil service wages for two years.

16 October 2013

Once Welcomed Malawian Judge Faces Time In Zambian Jail

Malawian High Court judge Lovemore Chikopa risks going to jail for contempt of court after ignoring Zambian High Court orders.

11 October 2013

Only Six of 250 Student Lawyers in Zambia Passed the Bar This Year

Some online users argued for reforming the system.

7 October 2013

Zambia's Ex-First Lady's Facebook Page Faked for Alleged Scholarship Scam

She is not the first high profile Zambian who has had her profile faked. A fake Facebook page in the name of the country’s vice president was created recently.

25 September 2013

Lawyers Seek Ouster of Zambia's Chief Justice

Acting Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda, Zambia's first female head of the judiciary, was rejected by parliament and therefore should not have the post, the Law Association of Zambia argues.

21 August 2013

Zambia Arrests Dozens After Secessionist Movement Appoints Local Leader

The secessionists believe that Zambia's Western Province, which they call by its its pre-colonial name, Barotseland, is an independent state.

22 July 2013

Zambia: What Comes After Universal Primary Education?

As the 2015 deadline for achieving UN Millenium Development Goals approaches, Zambian students climb a steep education ladder.

16 July 2013

@InsakaChat: Twitter-Based Platform For Zambians to Speak on Social Issues

@InsakaChat's US-based Zambian founder says she is giving Zambians "a safe place to speak their truths".

10 April 2013

Zambian Activist Arrested After Speaking Out for Gay Rights

Gay rights activist Paul Kasonkomona was arrested in Zambia after he appeared on live television arguing that the country, which criminalises homosexual acts, should respect same-sex relationships. His arrest came...

5 April 2013

Judge Orders Arrest of Indecently Dressed Women in Zambia

A female high court judge in Zambia has directed police to start arresting indecently dressed women. The order is allegedly an attempt to curb the problem, but some Zambians have...

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