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Wina condemns violence

Wina condemns violence

Number of View: 1—Acting President Inonge Wina has condemned in the strongest terms the acts of violence that the country has been recording. Ms. Wina said any violence perpetrated against people who support divergent views and affiliated to different political parties is unacceptable in Zambia‚Äôs democratic dispensation. This is according to a statement made available […]

January 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
Reduce fares-Bus operators told

Reduce fares-Bus operators told

Number of View: 2Bus and Taxi Owners Association of Zambia National Spokesperson Amis Daudi has urged district officials to ensure that the new bus fares are effected in all the routes. Speaking in an interview with Flava Fm news, Mr Daudi says he has received numerous reports that some bus operators in some parts of […]

January 30, 2015 | By | Reply More

Business

ZABS burns K245, 000 substandard goods

ZABS burns K245, 000 substandard goods

Number of View: 4The Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) has destroyed an assortment of substandard and second hand goods worth K 245,000 at Chunga dump site in Lusaka. The goods ranged from failed electric cables, bales of used under wear and counterfeit black shoe polish. ZABS Head of Marketing and Public Relations Hazel Zulu said […]

January 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
Kwacha on course-Yamba

Kwacha on course-Yamba

Number of View: 5Secretary to the Treasury Fredson Yamba says the Kwacha is on course to regaining its stability and resilience. Mr Yamba disclosed in a statement issued that the Kwacha has posted a 1.3% gain week-on-week performance. He hinted that in the past few weeks there has been a pocket of pressure on the […]

January 23, 2015 | By | Reply More

Politics

Swallow your pride-HH advised

Swallow your pride-HH advised

Number of View: 5A Political Analyst has advised the United Party for National Development UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema to swallow his pride and accept the just ended Presidential election results. Dr Mushinge has told Flava Fm news in an interview that the UPND Leader must now start focusing on the 2016 general elections and stop […]

January 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
Kyambalesa calls for the establishment of a separate governmental watchdog to monitor election activities

Kyambalesa calls for the establishment of a separate governmental watchdog to monitor election activities

Number of View: 5Agenda for Change Interim President Henry Kyambalesa says Zambia needs to consider establishing a separate governmental watchdog designed to monitor the activities of officers of the Electoral Commission of Zambia ECZ, and the conduct of all elections for public office in the country. Professor Kyambalesa who is also is an academician based […]

January 29, 2015 | By | Reply More

Entertainment

Ghostbusters female line-up confirmed

Ghostbusters female line-up confirmed

Number of View: 6 Bridesmaids co-stars Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy are to reunite in the all-female Ghostbusters sequel, its director Paul Feig has confirmed. Saturday Night Live comediennes Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon will join them in the film, Feig announced on Twitter. Feig, who also worked with McCarthy on 2013’s The Heat, went […]

January 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
Joan Rivers’ daughter sues clinic over death

Joan Rivers’ daughter sues clinic over death

Number of View: 5 Joan Rivers’ daughter has filed a malpractice claim against the New York medical clinic that treated her mother days before she died. Rivers suffered a cardiac arrest while undergoing a procedure to examine her throat at the Yorkville Endoscopy centre in August 2014. The legal claim alleges doctors were not adequately […]

January 28, 2015 | By | Reply More

International

Ukraine battle rages for key town of Debaltseve

Ukraine battle rages for key town of Debaltseve

Number of View: 2 Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels are exchanging heavy tank and artillery fire in and around Debaltseve, a strategic town in eastern Ukraine. There are reports – not independently confirmed – that the rebels have seized the nearby village of Vuhlehirsk. Many civilians remain trapped in Debaltseve, while others – including people […]

January 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
Malaysia declares MH370 an accident

Malaysia declares MH370 an accident

Number of View: 5The Malaysian government has officially declared the disappearance of MH370 an accident and has said that there were no survivors. No trace of the Beijing-bound aircraft has been found since it disappeared on 8 March 2014. Officials said that the recovery operation is ongoing but that the 239 people onboard are now […]

January 29, 2015 | By | Reply More

Africa

Robert Mugabe takes over as African Union chairman

Robert Mugabe takes over as African Union chairman

Number of View: 4African leaders meeting in Addis Ababa have chosen the continent’s oldest head of state, Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe, as AU chairman for the coming year. Mr Mugabe, who is 90, drew applause when he denounced colonialism. He also spoke of the “scourge of terrorism” from Boko Haram and said there needed to be […]

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South Africa apartheid assassin de Kock given parole

South Africa apartheid assassin de Kock given parole

Number of View: 8 South African apartheid-era death squad commander Eugene de Kock has been granted parole after 20 years in jail. He was nicknamed “Prime Evil” for his role in the killing and maiming of activists fighting white minority rule in the 1980s and early 1990s. Justice Minister Michael Masutha said De Kock would […]

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DEC arrests over 30 people for unlawful cultivation of cannabis

DEC arrests over 30 people for unlawful cultivation of cannabis

Number of View: 8The Drug Enforcement Commission in Northern Province has arrested a Peasant farmer of Kalongola Village in Mpulungu District for unlawful cultivation of fresh cannabis plants weighing over 700kg. Drug Enforcement Commission Public Relations office Theresa Katongo says Rodrick Mazimba, 52, a Peasant farmer of Kalongola Village in Mpulungu District has been arrested […]

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Lungu re-commits Zambia to AU ideals

Lungu re-commits Zambia to AU ideals

Number of View: 3President Edgar Lungu has delivered his maiden speech to the 24th African Union (AU) summit with a reaffirmation that Zambia will remain committed to the ideals of the union. In a succinct speech to the heads of African states and government this morning, President Lungu said the Zambian government will continue to […]

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Boko Haram crisis: African Union backs regional force of 7,500 troops

Boko Haram crisis: African Union backs regional force of 7,500 troops

Number of View: 2 The African Union (AU) has backed plans for a West African task force of 7,500 troops to fight Boko Haram militants. AU commission chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said the threat posed by the Islamist group required a “collective, effective and decisive response”. Boko Haram has seized control of a swathe of north-east […]

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