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Association of People Living with Disabilities laments the increasing numbers of visually impaired people living on the streets

Association of People Living with Disabilities laments the increasing numbers of visually impaired people living on the streets

Number of View: 2Association of People Living with Disabilities has bemoaned the increasing number of visually impaired people living on the streets. Speaking in an interview with Flava Fm news Association Kitwe District Secretary Sefalino Bwalya expressed concern with the number of visually impaired people on the streets using children to ask for alms. He […]

July 7, 2015 | By | Reply More
Decriminalize defamation-government told

Decriminalize defamation-government told

Number of View: 7An organisation dedicated to the promotion of writing in Zambia has called on the Zambian government to decriminalize defamation. Zambian PEN Centre President Nicholas Kawinga says defamation and many other existing laws in Zambia that hinder freedom of expression is detrimental to the promotion of writing in the country. Mr Kawinga says […]

July 6, 2015 | By | Reply More

Business

Kenyatta to grace the 2015 Trade Fair

Kenyatta to grace the 2015 Trade Fair

Number of View: 7Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to grace the 2015 Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) next month.   Minister of Commerce Trade and Industry Margaret Mwanakatwe said Mr. Kenyatta will be the guest of honour at this year’s Trade Fair which runs from 1st to 7th July 2015 in Ndola.   Speaking at a […]

June 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
Zambia Chamber of Mines welcomes dialogue on mine tax regime

Zambia Chamber of Mines welcomes dialogue on mine tax regime

Number of View: 7The Zambia Chamber of Mines has welcomed the call by President Edgar Lungu for Government to work with the mining industry to effect changes to the 2015 Mining Tax Regime. Zambia Chamber of Mines Chief Executive Officer, Maureen Dlamini, says the Chamber of Mines and its members are committed to working with […]

June 18, 2015 | By | Reply More

Politics

President Edgar Lungu thanks voters for the victory

President Edgar Lungu thanks voters for the victory

Number of View: 7President Edgar Lungu has thanked voters in Malambo,Petauke and Mulobezi constituencies for honouring the Patriotic Front (PF) with resounding victories in yesterday’s parliamentary by-elections.   President says he is confident that the support the people have shown him will be sustained until the 2015 Presidential election, which he is eagerly looking forward […]

July 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
Youth Activist denounces calls to defer the 2016 general elections

Youth Activist denounces calls to defer the 2016 general elections

Number of View: 5A Youth Activist in Kitwe has questioned by decision by some individuals to petition the High Court to defer next year’s Presidential election. Evans Chewe says such a move should not be entertained because Zambia is a democracy. Chewe says Zambians should be allowed to exercise their right to vote and should […]

June 24, 2015 | By | Reply More

Entertainment

Lionel Richie heads to number one

Lionel Richie heads to number one

Number of View: 12 Soul star Lionel Richie is heading to number one as he enjoys a post-Glastonbury sales boost. Fans and converts have been snapping up his greatest hits album, The Definitive Collection, in the wake of Sunday’s televised performance. As a result, the 2003 album is in pole position in the official midweek […]

July 2, 2015 | By | Reply More
Top Gear farewell episode leaves critics divided

Top Gear farewell episode leaves critics divided

Number of View: 10 Reviews for “Top Gear’s finale was a stark reminder why the programme would never have worked with one member of the hilarious trio missing,” wrote Katie Earlam in The Sun. May and Hammond “seemed lost without Clarkson”, she went on, and their studio links “were simply sad”. Her comments were echoed […]

June 30, 2015 | By | Reply More

International

Greek debt crisis: Major rallies due ahead of vote

Greek debt crisis: Major rallies due ahead of vote

Number of View: 6Rival camps in Greece are set to hold major rallies in Athens ahead of Sunday’s crucial referendum on an international bailout terms. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to be at one rally to support the “No” vote, opposing the terms. EU leaders have warned that a “No” vote could see Greece […]

July 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
Greece debt crisis: IMF payment missed as bailout expires

Greece debt crisis: IMF payment missed as bailout expires

Number of View: 6 Greece has missed the deadline for a €1.5bn (£1.1bn) payment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), hours after eurozone ministers refused to extend its bailout. But the ministers say they will discuss a last-minute request from Greece for a new two-year bailout on Wednesday. Greece is the first advanced country to […]

July 1, 2015 | By | Reply More

Africa

Nigeria Boko Haram crisis: Militants ‘kill 150′

Nigeria Boko Haram crisis: Militants ‘kill 150′

Number of View: 4 Nearly 150 people are reported to have been killed by suspected Boko Haram Islamist militants in attacks in Nigeria’s north-eastern Borno state. Eyewitnesses say the gunmen stormed the village of Kukawa near Lake Chad on Wednesday evening, killing 97 people, including women and children. On Tuesday, the militants shot dead 48 […]

July 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
Deadly attacks hit Egypt’s Sinai peninsula

Deadly attacks hit Egypt’s Sinai peninsula

Number of View: 12 At least 11 soldiers have been killed in a wave of attacks by suspected jihadist militants in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula, security officials say. The assailants detonated a car bomb outside the police station in the town of Sheikh Zuweid, in North Sinai province, and targeted six checkpoints. One unconfirmed report said […]

July 1, 2015 | By | Reply More

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UMUZ signs MoU with Satunia Reginia Pension Trust Limited.

UMUZ signs MoU with Satunia Reginia Pension Trust Limited.

Number of View: 7The United Mine Workers Union of Zambia UMUZ has signed a memorandum of Understanding MoU with Satunia Reginia Pension Trust Limited. Speaking during the launch of the UMUZ Supplementary pension scheme over the weekend, UMUZ President Wisdom Ngwira said the union thought of coming up with a Supplementary Pension Scheme to add on […]

July 6, 2015 | By | Reply More
President Edgar Lungu challenges African countries to work towards building their countries economically

President Edgar Lungu challenges African countries to work towards building their countries economically

Number of View: 6Republican President Edgar Lungu has challenged African countries to work towards building their countries economically by fully exploiting their natural resources for the improvement of the livelihood of their people. He notes that whilst many African countries have achieved political Independence, they are yet to fully realize economic freedom. Speaking when he […]

July 6, 2015 | By | Reply More
Revise the re-entry policy for girls-ZCTU urges government

Revise the re-entry policy for girls-ZCTU urges government

Number of View: 5The Zambia National Union of Teachers ZNUT has called for a revision of the ministry of education’s re-entry policy. ZNUT Copperbelt Provincial Organiser John Chiyuka says the re-entry policy is currently not serving its purpose because some pupils are abusing it. He says many pupils are abusing the opportunity of going back […]

July 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
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