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Zarina Geloo

Zarina Geloo

    Edgar Lungu: Zambia's youthful president
    Edgar Lungu: Zambia's youthful president
    Zambia’s sixth president Edgar Lungu rose from obscurity to Justice and Home Affairs Minister then to President in the space of just over three...
    Things fall apart as Zambia tries to elect a new president
    Things fall apart as Zambia tries to elect a new president
    After weeks of acrimony, shadow boxing and, at times, violent sparring, the Patriotic Front (PF), finally agreed to hold a general conference to...
    Confusion rules in Zambia
    Confusion rules in Zambia
    At a campaign rally in 2008, the late Zambian president Michael Sata remarked that, without him, the Patriotic Front would die. "Sata is PF and PF...
    Sata's son quits race for Zambian presidency
    Sata's son quits race for Zambian presidency
    The son of late Zambian president Michael Sata, Mulenga (50), has withdrawn his candidature for presidency of the Patriotic Front (PF) saying he...
    The dying abroad of African leaders
    The dying abroad of African leaders
    Since he assumed power in 2011, President Michael Sata’s health had degenerated, his illness dates back to 2008 when he collapsed and had to be...
    Zambia row puts hospital project on ice
    Zambia row puts hospital project on ice
    The construction of a flagship multimillion-dollar hospital in Zambia is on hold while South Africa's Industrial Development Corporation (IDC)...
    Moeletsi Mbeki's trust issues revisited
    Moeletsi Mbeki's trust issues revisited
    The oversight role of business figure and political analyst Moeletsi Mbeki during the 2010 collapse of the Open Learning System Education Trust...
    Bitter tussle over Moeletsi Mbeki mansion
    Bitter tussle over Moeletsi Mbeki mansion
    Court papers served in an acrimonious dispute between Moeletsi Mbeki and his estranged lover allege that Mbeki is a man of "vast wealth"...
    Zambian politics trip up FirstRand
    Zambian politics trip up FirstRand
    South Africa's FirstRand Bank was taught the harsh reality of doing business in politically polarised Zambia when it attempted to expand its...
    Scorned first lady makes a name for herself in politics
    Scorned first lady makes a name for herself in politics
    Former Zambian first lady Vera Tembo (formerly Chiluba) showed her resilience in last week's general elections, winning a parliamentary seat for...
    Failing system gives rise to new industry
    Failing system gives rise to new industry
    Martin Mubanga's parents have changed his school twice this year because he was forced to share 'overcrowded” classrooms with 14 other learners....
    In the Zambian dock, it's good to be a man
    In the Zambian dock, it's good to be a man
    In Zambia, the battle for equality between men and women is being waged on many fronts -- not least concerning the sentences handed down by...