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Chris Mfula

Chris Mfula

    Lungu holds slight lead as vote counting continues in Zambia
    Lungu holds slight lead as vote counting continues in Zambia
    Zambia's ruling party candidate Edgar Lungu holds a small lead with most of the votes from this week's presidential polls counted.
    Ruling party takes slim lead at Zambia polls
    Ruling party takes slim lead at Zambia polls
    The Patriotic Front has taken a small lead over the opposition United Party for National Development, with 80 of the 150 constituencies counted.
    Zambia: Scott suspended as head of party over 'unconstitutional conduct'
    Zambia: Scott suspended as head of party over 'unconstitutional conduct'
    Zambia's acting president and acting head of the ruling party Guy Scott has been deemed ineligible to stand in the next presidential elections.
    Zambia bans hunting of endangered wildcats
    Zambia bans hunting of endangered wildcats
    Zambia has banned the hunting wild cats because it sees more value in game viewing tourism than blood sport, said the country's tourism minister.
    Benchmarked interest rate planned for Zambia
    Benchmarked interest rate planned for Zambia
    Zambia's central bank has decided to introduce a benchmark interest rate from the beginning of April to replace its money-supply targeting.
    Zambia's 'King Cobra' Sata sworn in as president
    Zambia's 'King Cobra' Sata sworn in as president
    Opposition leader Michael Sata has been sworn in as Zambia's president after an upset poll victory that ushered in a smooth handover of power.
    'King Cobra' Sata wins Zambia presidential race
    'King Cobra' Sata wins Zambia presidential race
    Zambian opposition leader Michael Sata was declared the winner of Zambia's presidential election early on Friday.
    Zambia's youth back 'King Cobra' for president
    Zambia's youth back 'King Cobra' for president
    Zambians voted on Tuesday in a closely contested election between incumbent Rupiah Banda and opposition leader Michael Sata.
    FirstRand to run Zambia's Finance Bank
    FirstRand to run Zambia's Finance Bank
    Zambia's central bank has appointed South Africa's FirstRand to run a key commercial bank facing collapse due to poor management.
    Mining boom likely to spur Zambia's growth
    Mining boom likely to spur Zambia's growth
    Zambia is likely to register economic growth exceeding 7% in 2010, spurred by a resurgence in mining and a boom in construction and agriculture.
    Zambia faces electricity rationing
    Zambia faces electricity rationing
    Zambia faces a power shortage and electricity rationing by the end of next year, an industry official said on Monday.