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Youth Organisation backs proposals for presidential candidates to undergo medicals

Youth Organisation backs proposals for presidential candidates to undergo medicals

Number of View: 8Operation Young Vote has welcomed the proposal by Zambia Medical Association for presidential candidates to undergo medical examination. And the organisation has appealed to government to formulate a law that will compel all presidential aspirants to undergo medical examinations. Speaking in an interview with Flava fm news, OYV Executive Director Guess Nyirenda […]

December 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
34 year old Lufwanyama Pastor defiles an eplileptic 10 year old girl

34 year old Lufwanyama Pastor defiles an eplileptic 10 year old girl

Number of View: 9Police in Kitwe have picked up a body of an unidentified man who is believed to have died on Sunday near Luangwa Bus stop along the Kitwe – Ndola dual Carriage way. Council workers who were cleaning the premises discovered the decomposed body. The deceased who is believed to be mentally retarded […]

December 17, 2014 | By | Reply More

Business

P Jay mourned

P Jay mourned

Number of View: 2Local artist Miko Zulu has bemoaned the rampant cases of artists’ dying as a result of road traffic accidents. Commenting on the death of Singer Brian Cheengwa popularly known as P Jay who was involved in an accident three weeks ago, Mr. Zulu says the nation has once more lost a good […]

December 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Kitwe City Council to spend K200,000 on blocked drainages

Kitwe City Council to spend K200,000 on blocked drainages

Number of View: 7Kitwe City Council Public Relations Manager Dorothy Sampa has disclosed that the local authority has set aside K 200, 000 for the unblocking of drainages in Chisokone market this rainy season. Ms Sampa says a contractor has already been engaged and works are underway. She says it is unfortunate that even after […]

December 15, 2014 | By | Reply More

Politics

2 withdraw from presidential race

2 withdraw from presidential race

Number of View: 7The Common Cause Democracy and the National Party have withdrawn from contesting the January 20, 2015 presidential race. Common Cause Democracy president James Mtonga pulled out of the race after failing to raise the K10, 000 nomination fee and the 200 supporters required for him to successfully file in his nomination papers […]

December 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
I will never join politics-Fr Luonde

I will never join politics-Fr Luonde

Number of View: 7Anglican Priest Father Richard Luonde has disassociated himself from active politics. Father Luonde says his job is that of a priest and not a politician hence he will not be seen practicing politics. Many have questioned Father Luonde’s appearance at the launch of the Rainbow party belonging to former PF secretary general […]

December 17, 2014 | By | Reply More

Entertainment

Sony hack: White House views attack as security issue

Sony hack: White House views attack as security issue

Number of View: 4 A cyber attack on Sony Pictures that forced the cancellation of a major film release is being seen as a serious national security matter, the US says. A White House spokesman said the US believed the hacking was the work of a “sophisticated actor” – but refused to confirm if North […]

December 19, 2014 | By | Reply More
Sony cancels The Interview release amid threats

Sony cancels The Interview release amid threats

Number of View: 8 Sony Pictures has cancelled the planned US release on 25 December of the film The Interview, after major cinema chains decided not to screen it. The film is about a fictional plot to kill North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Hackers have already carried out a cyber attack on Sony and warned […]

December 18, 2014 | By | Reply More

International

Spanish Princess Cristina to face fraud trial

Spanish Princess Cristina to face fraud trial

Number of View: 6 The Spanish king’s sister, Princess Cristina, is to face a tax fraud trial over alleged links to her husband’s business dealings. It is the first time for modern Spain to put a royal in the dock to face trial. Her husband Inaki Urdangarin is accused of embezzling millions in public funds […]

December 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
New York gunman told public ‘watch what I’m going to do’

New York gunman told public ‘watch what I’m going to do’

Number of View: 8 The man who shot dead two New York police officers told members of the public “watch what I’m going to do” shortly before the attack, police say. Ismaaiyl Brinsley, 28, had a history of violence and mental instability. Candlelit vigils have been held in New York in memory of the two […]

December 22, 2014 | By | Reply More

Africa

Tunisia election: Marzouki refuses to admit defeat

Tunisia election: Marzouki refuses to admit defeat

Number of View: 7Moncef Marzouki has refused to admit defeat in Tunisia’s first free presidential election after exit polls suggested Beji Caid Essebsi had won. The caretaker president, a former exile, said his rival’s declaration of victory was “undemocratic”. Mr Essebsi, 88, has been celebrating with supporters, telling them all Tunisians now need to “work […]

December 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Ebola crisis: Vote count under way in Liberia senate election

Ebola crisis: Vote count under way in Liberia senate election

Number of View: 8 Votes are being counted in Liberia’s senate election held on Saturday despite a deadly Ebola outbreak. Turnout in the poll – which had been planned for October – was low as many people decided to stay away. Those who came to polling stations had their temperature taken, were told to stand […]

December 22, 2014 | By | Reply More

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Cairns deaths: Eight children found in Australian home

Cairns deaths: Eight children found in Australian home

Number of View: 7 Eight children have been found dead at a house in Cairns in northern Queensland, say Australian police. Police said a 34-year-old woman who was the mother of at least seven of the children had been taken to hospital with stab wounds but was stable. Police have not confirmed Australian reports that […]

December 19, 2014 | By | Reply More
Kenya security law: President Uhuru Kenyatta signs bill

Kenya security law: President Uhuru Kenyatta signs bill

Number of View: 6 Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a controversial security bill which saw MPs trade blows in parliament. It was passed on Thursday during a chaotic parliamentary session, with opposition MPs warning that Kenya was becoming a “police state”. The government has said it needs more powers to fight militant […]

December 19, 2014 | By | Reply More
Boko Haram unrest: Nigeria government ‘outraged’ by kidnap

Boko Haram unrest: Nigeria government ‘outraged’ by kidnap

Number of View: 6 Nigeria’s government has said it is “outraged and deeply saddened” after militants attacked a remote village and reportedly kidnapped about 200 people. The attack was carried out by suspected Boko Haram gunmen. A government spokesman said the Islamist group was spreading terror by targeting civilians. Boko Haram has been waging an […]

December 19, 2014 | By | Reply More
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