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2011-02-04 05:18:00

LUSAKA, Republic of Zambia, February 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today His Excellency Mr Rupiah Banda, President of The Republic of Zambia, launched the Sixth National Development Plan (SNDP), outlining the Government's five year commitment to building a better future for all Zambians. Speaking at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka, the President said: "Today marks a time of renewal and recommitment to our national vision of being a middle-income country by 2030.

2010-11-01 08:25:00

LUSAKA, Zambia, November 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, 2 November 2010, marks two years since His Excellency Mr Rupiah Banda became President of Zambia. President Banda succeeded the late President Levy Mwanawasa in November 2008, promising to build on his predecessor's achievements by campaigning on the themes of 'Continuity, Good Governance and Prosperity for All.' Since then, President Banda has successfully guided Zambia through the worst global recession in living...

2008-10-11 09:00:19

Text of report by state-owned national newspaper Zambia Daily Mail website on 10 October [Report by Wallen Simwaka: "RB Pledges To Revive Maamba Coal Mine"] Acting President, Rupiah Banda has pledged to revive Maamba Colliers if elected as president to bring back life to Maamba town.

2008-09-17 09:00:44

Text of report by state-owned national newspaper Zambia Daily Mail website on 17 September [Unattributed report: "Chinese Firm To Invest $2bn"] A Chinese mining company plans to invest $2 billion in new mines and set up a town in North western province making this the biggest investment by a private company in Zambia's history.

2008-08-25 09:01:30

Body of Zambian late president to arrive in Lusaka from Paris LUSAKA, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- The body of Zambian late President Levy Mwanawasa, who died in Percy Military Hospital in Paris, France on Tuesday, is expected to arrive in Zambia on Sunday, Times of Zambia reported Thursday.

2008-08-19 15:00:30

France said Tuesday that Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa died in a French hospital where he was being treated for a stroke suffered seven weeks ago. The 59-year-old leader fell ill in Egypt last month on the eve of the African Union summit.

2008-08-09 12:00:54

Text of report by Zambian privately-owned daily newspaper The Post website on 9 August [Report by Lambwe Kachal: "Levy's Healing Will Take Long - Chituwo"] Health minister Dr Brian Chituwo yesterday said President Levy Mwanawasa's healing process will take long.

2008-06-27 09:00:20

By Basildon Peta Robert Mugabe was under mounting pressure last night from the South African President Thabo Mbeki to to negotiate with the opposition MDC on a unity government after he is declared "winner" of an "election" today in which he is the only contender.

2008-06-25 12:00:04

Text of report by South Africa-based Zim Online website on 25 June [Report by Jameson Mombe: "SADC Meets on Zim as US Says Will Not Recognise Poll"] JOHANNESBURG - The United States (US) has said it will not recognise the outcome of Zimbabwe's presidential run-off election on Friday being held amid worsening political violence that has killed 86 opposition members and displaced 200,000 others.

2008-06-23 12:00:42

By Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe -- Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai pulled out of Zimbabwe's violence-wracked presidential runoff Sunday, declaring that the election was no longer credible and the loss of life among his supporters was simply too high.

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