Archive | May, 2012

PF lawyers in payment quandary

Billions of Kwacha owed to most lawyers and associates handling the over 80 Patriotic Front (PF) election petitions may not be paid. A veteran lawyer has disclosed that lawyers, not law firms, were recruited to handle the petitions which were commenced as a matter of policy by the Patriotic Front Secretariat in a bid to […]

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Republicans muscle tax  cut bill through House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defiant Republicans pushed legislation through the House Tuesday night that would keep alive Social Security payroll tax cuts for some 160 million Americans at President Barack Obama’s request — but also would require construction of a Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline that has sparked a White House veto threat. Passage, on a largely party-line […]

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Criticism Helps to Build – Nevers

PRESIDENT Michael Sata should not view criticism coming from the opposition political party leaders as personal but a move aimed at helping him govern the nation according to the promises he made prior to the election. Recalled High Commissioner to Canada Dr. Nevers Mumba said it was unfortunate that President Sata was surrounded by people […]

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African Champions Intensify Preps

Seven days and counting before the Chipolopolo Boys face Sudan in the 2014 Brazil World Cup qualifiers, Coach Herve Renard this weekend will have the greater component of the assemblage of his champion stars in camp as he intensifies preparations for the match in Khartoum. High on his waiting list is the all-conquering team captain […]

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By Election Corruption

The excessively extravagant game of chance run by the Patriotic Front in the form of corrupt by elections is a matter that the National Assembly must consider very seriously. Already lawyers representing the Patriotic Front are facing problems in claiming their dues from the party, but it is clear that the cost to public coffers […]

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Judge Chisanga Saluted

The Alliance for Good Governance (AGG) has saluted  Justice Fulgence  Chisanga for ensuring that justice and fairness prevailed during the tribunal hearing. Judge Chisanga has sustained her ruling to stay proceedings  of the  tribunal which was set up by President Sata to investigate the alleged misconduct by the three suspended judges. And the group said […]

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EU running out of time as Greece nears the exit

European leaders insist they want to keep Greece in the eurozone, but are putting off any agreement on how they hope to accomplish that. Greece says it, too, wants to stay in the eurozone, but until after elections it’s uncertain whether it can implement the austerity that Europe has set as a condition for doing […]

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Oil Mystery Deepens

We have been trying to get information regarding the transportation of oil to Malawi and this has proved totally impossible. At first we approached Tazama who were reportedly responsible for the dispatch of the oil, but we were firmly told that such information could not be released.  We then went to the transporting organization which […]

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Jacob Mulenga To Miss Ghana Game Despite Return To Action

Jacob Mulenga says he is in no rush to return to national team duty after making a successful comeback to action on Tuesday following his recent recovery from a long-term injury. Mulenga, who has been out of action since last November due to a knee injury in a Dutch league game against Ajax, played on […]

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Journalists Under Pressure in Run Up to Angolan Elections

With the approach of the upcoming August 31 elections in oil-rich Angola, the incumbent government is revealing a short tolerance for speculation among news media. Currently on trial is the journalist, Ramiro Aleixo, who faces charges over articles he wrote five years ago.  Aleixo is alleged to have defamed the military justice system, specifically its […]

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