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President Lungu praises the SDA Church

President Lungu praises the SDA Church

Number of View: 5President EdgarLungu has commended the Seventh Day Adventist Church SDA for the effort the institution is making in uplifting the standards of the citizenry. President Lungu said government appreciates the noble deeds the church is rendering to the Zambian people and appealed to other denominations to emulate the works of the SDA […]

April 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
Installation of new water pipes in Wusakile constituency nears completion

Installation of new water pipes in Wusakile constituency nears completion

Number of View: 8Wusakile Member of Parliament Richard Musukwa says the installation exercise of new pipes in Wusakile Constituency is nearing completion. Speaking during a community meeting organised by CHEP in Wusakile this morning, Mr Musukwa said 95% of works have been done in installing the over 150 km of pipe work in Wusakile constituency. […]

April 17, 2015 | By | Reply More

Business

PF urges members to stop threatening  those vying for positions

PF urges members to stop threatening those vying for positions

Number of View: 9The Patriotic Front on the Copperbelt has warned senior members of the party to stop slapping suspensions on party members as the party undergoes elections at the lower organs. PF Copperbelt Provincial Chairperson Steven Kainga has sounded the warning after the confusions that have rocked the elections at lower organs with potential contestants being […]

April 17, 2015 | By | Reply More
Mining Sector welcomes Zambia’s Cabinet approval of Changes to the 2015 Mining Fiscal Regime

Mining Sector welcomes Zambia’s Cabinet approval of Changes to the 2015 Mining Fiscal Regime

Number of View: 6The Zambia Chamber of Mines has welcomed the decision by Cabinet to approve changes to the new Mineral Royalty Tax regime. Chamber communications Manager Talent Ngandwe says the step signifies a commitment by the Zambian Government towards resolving some of the challenges the mining industry is facing in the country. He says […]

April 15, 2015 | By | Reply More

Politics

PF thanks electorate for the Masaiti victory

PF thanks electorate for the Masaiti victory

Number of View: 6Patriotic Front Copperbelt Youth Chairman Nathan Chnada has thanked the people of Masaiti for voting for the PF in the just ended Masaiti by elections. Speaking in an interview with Flava fm news Mr. Chanda says the Masaiti victory is evidence enough that the people of Lamba land have confidence in President […]

April 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
DEGHA regrets the continued use of tribal language

DEGHA regrets the continued use of tribal language

Number of View: 8Democratic Governance for Human Rights Advocates DEGHA has regretted the continued use of tribal language by politicians during election campaigns. DEGHA President Gerald Mutelo says it is saddening that even after public appeals against tribal language, politicians have continued to use tribe during campaigns. Mr Mutelo says Zambia is not ready for politics […]

April 13, 2015 | By | Reply More

Entertainment

Beatles’ Ringo Starr inducted to Hall of Fame

Beatles’ Ringo Starr inducted to Hall of Fame

Number of View: 5 Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. The 74-year-old was the last of the Fab Four to be inducted as a solo artist, where he was hailed as “one of the greatest and most creative drummers”. “Finally, I’m invited […]

April 20, 2015 | By | Reply More
Han Solo and Chewbacca in new Star Wars The Force Awakens trailer

Han Solo and Chewbacca in new Star Wars The Force Awakens trailer

Number of View: 6 Fans have been given a first glimpse of Han Solo in the new trailer for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Harrison Ford, who plays space smuggler Solo, last appeared in a Star Wars film more than 30 years ago when Return of the Jedi was released in 1983. The […]

April 17, 2015 | By | Reply More

International

Nepal earthquake: Death toll rises above 3,000

Nepal earthquake: Death toll rises above 3,000

Number of View: 5 At least 3,617 people are now known to have died in a massive earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday, police say. More than 6,500 people have been injured, according to the National Emergency Operation Centre. Dozens of people are also reported to have been killed in neighbouring China and India. More […]

April 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
Migrants crisis: Northern Europe ‘must do more’

Migrants crisis: Northern Europe ‘must do more’

Number of View: 7 A Greek minister has said the “great powers” of Europe need to take more responsibility for the unfolding crisis in the Mediterranean Sea. Deputy Defence Minister Kostas Isichos told the BBC northern Europe must do more to rescue and shelter migrants. He said that Greece, Italy and Spain were working on […]

April 22, 2015 | By | Reply More

Africa

Burundi police tear-gas anti-Pierre Nkurunziza protesters

Burundi police tear-gas anti-Pierre Nkurunziza protesters

Number of View: 4 Opposition activists in Burundi are protesting for a second day against President Pierre Nkurunziza’s decision to run for a third term in office. Police broke up the demonstrations using tear gas and water cannon. At least three people were killed in violent clashes in Burundi on Sunday as police shot live […]

April 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
South African shops in Malawi shut in xenophobia boycott

South African shops in Malawi shut in xenophobia boycott

Number of View: 7 South African-owned shops in Malawi have remained closed after calls for a boycott from activists angered at recent xenophobic attacks. In the commercial capital Blantyre, armed police guarded several leading South African chain stores. Several hundred Malawians have been evacuated from South Africa after the recent wave of xenophobic violence. At […]

April 25, 2015 | By | Reply More

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South Africa army to tackle xenophobic attacks

South Africa army to tackle xenophobic attacks

Number of View: 5 South Africa’s army is being deployed to volatile areas to prevent attacks on foreigners, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has said. The army was intervening because an “emergency” had developed, she said. Foreign governments have strongly criticised South Africa for failing to protect their nationals. At least seven people have been killed […]

April 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
South Africa violence: Zulu king set to urge calm

South Africa violence: Zulu king set to urge calm

Number of View: 6 Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini is set to urge restraint after a wave of violence against migrants in South Africa. He has been accused of fuelling the attacks which have killed at least seven people after saying foreigners should “go back to their countries”. More than 300 people have been arrested in […]

April 20, 2015 | By | Reply More
Lewis Hamilton cruises to Bahrain GP win, Raikkonen second

Lewis Hamilton cruises to Bahrain GP win, Raikkonen second

Number of View: 6 Hamilton led from the start and was always in control as he took his third victory in four races this season. Rosberg battled the Ferraris throughout and lost second to Raikkonen with a braking problem with two laps to go. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel wrecked his podium chances by going off track […]

April 20, 2015 | By | Reply More
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