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Upgrade feeder roads in rural areas-CSPR urges

Upgrade feeder roads in rural areas-CSPR urges

Number of View: 6Civil Society for Poverty Reduction CSPR has called on government to balance up its on-going Road infrastructure program by upgrading some feeder roads in rural areas. CSPR Board Chairperson John Lijimu says the feeder roads in some rural parts of the country are in a dilapidated state and such is making the […]

March 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Abolish the office of the District Commissioner-Lungu told

Abolish the office of the District Commissioner-Lungu told

Number of View: 7The Zambia Council for Social Development (ZCSD) has called for the abolishment of the office of the District Commissioner. Organisation Executive Director Lewis Mwape says the abolishment of the District Commissioners office will not only allow Local Authorities and other government departments at district level to operate independently and professionally but will […]

March 3, 2015 | By | Reply More

Business

Frank Bwalya questions HH over Kwacha depreciation assertions

Frank Bwalya questions HH over Kwacha depreciation assertions

Number of View: 4Alliance for a Better Zambia President Father Frank Bwalya has dismissed assertions attributed to UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema alleging that the Zambian Kwacha is weak because the money market has no confidence in the leadership of President Edgar Lungu. Father Bwalya has described the statements as fallacious and highly misleading. Father Bwalya notes […]

March 2, 2015 | By | Reply More
Greece: Government suspends professional football after violence

Greece: Government suspends professional football after violence

Number of View: 8 The Greek government has suspended professional football in the country indefinitely. The suspension follows violence at Sunday’s Super League match between Olympiakos and Panathinaikos, as well as a brawl between club officials at a board meeting on Tuesday. The league has already been suspended twice this season – in September and […]

February 26, 2015 | By | Reply More

Politics

Police search the house belonging to HH over claims that he was the one controlling the intelligence system

Police search the house belonging to HH over claims that he was the one controlling the intelligence system

Number of View: 7Police in Lusaka have instituted investigations in the matter in which United Party for National Development UPND President Hakainde Hichilema is reported to have claimed that he was the one controlling the intelligence system and receives the daily national intelligence briefs before President Lungu does. Zambia Police Charity Munganga-Chanda in a statement […]

March 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
More castigate UPND women for protesting half naked

More castigate UPND women for protesting half naked

Number of View: 4Dominion Bible Church Pastor, Davies Kasengele has lashed out at United Party for National Development women for demonstrating half naked. Pastor Kasengele says the manner in which the women demonstrated is very shameful. Pastor Kasengele was reacting to a protest on Thursday by United Party for National Development (UPND) women over the […]

March 2, 2015 | By | Reply More

Entertainment

Will Smith’s Focus beats Fifty Shades of Grey at box office

Will Smith’s Focus beats Fifty Shades of Grey at box office

Number of View: 6 Will Smith’s crime caper Focus has debuted at number one on the North American box office chart, knocking Fifty Shades of Grey off the top spot. But it was a relatively modest opening for the Hollywood star, with Focus earning an estimated $19.1m (£12.4m) between Friday and Sunday. Erotic film adaptation […]

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Leonard Nimoy: Obama leads tributes to Star Trek actor

Leonard Nimoy: Obama leads tributes to Star Trek actor

Number of View: 4 President Obama has led tributes to Leonard Nimoy, the US actor who played Mr Spock in the cult sci-fi series Star Trek, who has died aged 83. “I loved Spock,” said Mr Obama. Nimoy died in Los Angeles on Friday. His son Adam said he died of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary […]

March 2, 2015 | By | Reply More

International

US police shoot homeless man dead in Los Angeles

US police shoot homeless man dead in Los Angeles

Number of View: 7 A video has captured the moment US police shot and killed a homeless man after an altercation in central Los Angeles. The graphic film shows a violent struggle between the man and several officers in the city’s Skid Row area. As the police try to subdue him, a voice is heard […]

March 2, 2015 | By | Reply More
Khalid al-Fawwaz guilty of US embassy bombings

Khalid al-Fawwaz guilty of US embassy bombings

Number of View: 7 A former aide of Osama Bin Laden has been found guilty of plotting the al-Qaeda bombing of US embassies in east Africa in 1998 that killed 224 people. Khalid al-Fawwaz, a Saudi national, was convicted by a New York court after three days of jury deliberations. Extradited from the UK to […]

February 27, 2015 | By | Reply More

Africa

Libya names anti-Islamist General Haftar as army chief

Libya names anti-Islamist General Haftar as army chief

Number of View: 5 A controversial anti-Islamist, General Khalifa Haftar, has been named head of the Libyan army. Libya’s internationally recognised government controls only a small part of the country, with Tripoli controlled by rivals Libya Dawn. The country has been blighted by fighting between the factions, as well as attacks by jihadist groups. Gen […]

March 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
South African firefighters battle blaze on Cape Town mountains

South African firefighters battle blaze on Cape Town mountains

Number of View: 6 More than 100 South African firefighters are battling wildfires on the mountains around Cape Town. Thousands of hectares of vegetation have been reduced to ashes on Chapman’s Peak, while several homes and a holiday lodge have been destroyed. More than 50 people – residents of a retirement home – have been […]

March 3, 2015 | By | Reply More

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Lungu appoints  Christopher Mvunga as deputy minister

Lungu appoints Christopher Mvunga as deputy minister

Number of View: 7President Edgar Lungu has nominated Christopher Mvunga as Member of Parliament and appointed him Ministry of Finance Deputy Minister. President Lungu has since sworn-in Mr Mvunga at a ceremony held at State House today. The ceremony was witnessed by Vice President Inonge Wina, Finance Minister Alexanda Chikwanda, Transport, Works, Supply and Communications […]

March 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Ford launches e-bikes at mobile show

Ford launches e-bikes at mobile show

Number of View: 7 Motor company Ford has launched electric bicycles at Mobile World Congress, as part of its plans to extend its footprint beyond cars. Increasingly car manufacturers are looking to new WAYS TO MAKE MONEY with many developing so-called smart transportation systems. Ford’s e-bikes come in two flavours – one for use by […]

March 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Clergy attributes the rampant leaking of classified information, to the appointing of opposition members to cabinet

Clergy attributes the rampant leaking of classified information, to the appointing of opposition members to cabinet

Number of View: 8Anglican Priest Father Richard Luonde has attributed the rampant leaking of government information in the country to sitting governments’ inclusion of opposition members to their cabinet. Father Luonde notes that under the governments of Kenneth Kaunda and Frederick Chiluba, state documents were kept confidential because the two presidents appointed members from within […]

March 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
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