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2011-03-11 10:00:00

LUSAKA, Zambia/>, March 11, 2011/> /PRNewswire/ -- His Excellency, Mr. Rupiah Banda, President of the Republic of Zambia/> has spoken ahead of Zambia's/> Youth Day tomorrow commending young people across the country for their energy and drive and highlighting his commitment to their future. President Banda urged all Zambians to join him in celebrating the achievements of young people in Zambia/> reminding them of the vital role of Zambia's/> youth in the development and...

2011-02-17 08:34:00

LUSAKA, Zambia, February 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today His Excellency, Mr. Rupiah Banda, President of the Republic of Zambia, officially opened the National Nutrition Consultative Forum at a ceremony in Livingstone in the Southern Province. The meeting focused on national food security and highlighted President Banda's commitment to providing a better future for all Zambians, not based on tribal or regional allegiances but on genuine need. During President Banda's...

2008-10-31 15:00:15

Opposition leader Michael Sata was leading in the presidential election in the South African country of Zambia, results indicated Friday. Results released by the Zambian electoral commission showed that to date, Zata had 187,873 votes compared to the 96,325 votes by Vice-President Rupiah Banda, AllAfrica.com said. The commission's Web site said with 47 of the total 150 constituencies reporting, Banda's Movement for Multi-Party Democracy was trailing Zata's Patriotic Front political party....

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. And Mr Banda has said that he will not abuse the authority Zambians would give him if he wins in the October 30 election. He was speaking in Maamba at a campaign rally yesterday. Mr Banda said the...

2008-09-25 12:00:32

Text of report by state-owned national newspaper Zambia Daily Mail website on 25 September [Report by Mukula Mukula: "Sata Counsels Mine Owners"] Patriotic Front (PF) president Michael Sata has urged mine owners on the Copperbelt to improve conditions of service for their workers. Mr Sata also said mine owners owing suppliers should settle the debts. He was addressing Kitwe residents at Freedom Park. Mr Sata is one of the presidential candidates in the October 30 election. He said...

2005-07-03 02:47:41

By Manoah Esipisu LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa hasmade his anti-corruption campaign the hallmark of hisadministration, hoping to persuade voters to give him a secondterm in next year's elections. Now it may well secure his ousting. Mwanawasa's graft-busting drive has won Zambia backing fromWestern governments, who this year granted nearly $4 billion indebt relief under the World Bank and International MonetaryFund's Highly Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) initiative....

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