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Recovery exercise of the trapped Mopani Miners progresses

Recovery exercise of the trapped Mopani Miners progresses

Number of View: 6Minister of Mines Christopher Yaluma has disclosed that the rescue team constituted to retrieve the remains of the four miners whose bodies are trapped underground at Mopani Copper Mines SOB shaft in Kitwe has recovered limbs belonging to some miners and a Cubex Drill rig machine. Speaking after visiting the underground mine […]

July 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
DEC arrests foreign nationals for trafficking in cannabis

DEC arrests foreign nationals for trafficking in cannabis

Number of View: 6The Drug Enforcement Commission has arrested two young foreign nationals and 43 Zambians countrywide for trafficking in various quantities of cannabis. DEC Public Relations Officer Theresa Katongo says the Commission has arrested a 14-year-old Zimbabwean national of Ndola District for trafficking in 580g of loose cannabis and Paul Chibangu, 19, a Congolese […]

July 29, 2015 | By | Reply More

Business

Kitwe receives farming inputs

Kitwe receives farming inputs

Number of View: 5Kitwe District Commissioner Chanda Kabwe has disclosed that Kitwe district has started receiving farming inputs for its 2015/2016 farming season. Mr Kabwe says out of the 900 metric tonnes, the district has only received 500. The inputs were offloaded yesterday at the Copperbelt Commercial show grounds. Mr Kabwe says over one million […]

July 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
Kambwili’s statement on CBU standoff,irresponsible-ZCTU

Kambwili’s statement on CBU standoff,irresponsible-ZCTU

Number of View: 8The Zambia Congress of Trade Unions ZCTU has described as irresponsible, careless talk and oversimplification the observations by Chief Government Spokesperson Chishimba Kambwili that lecturers at the Copperbelt University are blackmailing government. Yesterday, Mr Kambwili stated that government will not hesitate to fire any lecturer who will continue blackmailing government. But, ZCTU […]

July 29, 2015 | By | Reply More

Politics

Kawana castigates selfish political leaders

Kawana castigates selfish political leaders

Number of View: 6Political Activist Thabo Kawana has observed that the development process in rural communities has continued to be affected due to the immoral conduct of selfish political party leaders. Mr Kawana states that the immoral behaviour being exhibited by various political leaders does not inspire as it is based on personal interest other […]

July 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
Copperbelt Minister apologizes to UPND

Copperbelt Minister apologizes to UPND

Number of View: 6Copperbelt Minister Mwenya Musenge has apologized to the opposition UPND party on the act by some unknown Patriotic Front cadres who tried to disturbed their conference at Kitwe’s Moba Hotel on Wednesday evening. Mr. Musenge said Zambia is a Multi-party country therefore every political party as long as it is registered has […]

July 17, 2015 | By | Reply More

Entertainment

Zayn Malik signs solo record deal with RCA after quitting One Direction

Zayn Malik signs solo record deal with RCA after quitting One Direction

Number of View: 2 Zayn Malik says he’ll reveal the “real” him in new music after announcing he’s signed a solo record deal. The former One Direction singer, who quit earlier this year saying he wanted to be a “normal 22-year-old”, posted a picture of himself signing a contract with RCA Records. He tweeted: “I […]

July 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
Grandmaster Flash lost crates of vintage vinyl in car park mix-up

Grandmaster Flash lost crates of vintage vinyl in car park mix-up

Number of View: 6 Hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash says he lost three crates of irreplaceable vintage vinyl when a valet mistakenly gave his car to the wrong person. Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, he said some of the collection dated back decades. “Records that I collected 40 years ago, some of my old […]

July 29, 2015 | By | Reply More

International

Turkish PM: No plans to send ground troops into Syria

Turkish PM: No plans to send ground troops into Syria

Number of View: 7 Turkey has no plans to send ground troops into Syria to fight the Islamic State group, the prime minister says. But Ahmet Davutoglu said air strikes on IS positions close to the Syria/Turkey border and on Kurdish PKK separatists in Iraq could “change the game”. Turkey’s actions are in response to […]

July 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
Obama admits US gun laws are his ‘biggest frustration’

Obama admits US gun laws are his ‘biggest frustration’

Number of View: 6 President Barack Obama has admitted that his failure to pass “common sense gun safety laws” in the US is the greatest frustration of his presidency. In an interview with the BBC, Mr Obama said it was “distressing” not to have made progress on the issue “even in the face of repeated […]

July 24, 2015 | By | Reply More

Africa

Obama begins talks with Ethiopia’s PM Hailemariam Desalegn

Obama begins talks with Ethiopia’s PM Hailemariam Desalegn

Number of View: 7 US President Barack Obama has begun talks with Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on the second leg of his African tour. They are expected to centre on human rights and regional security issues, as well as the civil war in South Sudan. Mr Obama is the first serving US leader to […]

July 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
Archbishop Desmond Tutu leaves South Africa hospital

Archbishop Desmond Tutu leaves South Africa hospital

Number of View: 5 South Africa’s Archbishop Desmond Tutu has returned home after a week-long treatment in hospital for an unspecified infection, his foundation said. Doctors have asked him to rest, and “we’ll be doing our best not to disappoint them,” his daughter Reverend Mpho Tutu said in a statement. He thanked his medical team […]

July 21, 2015 | By | Reply More

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Facebook now used by half of world’s online users

Facebook now used by half of world’s online users

Number of View: 2 Half of the world’s estimated online population now check in to the social networking giant Facebook at least once a month. Facebook said the number of people who use it at least monthly grew 13% to 1.49 billion in the three months to the end of June. The number is equal […]

July 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
Windows 10 launch is a ‘new era’, says Microsoft boss

Windows 10 launch is a ‘new era’, says Microsoft boss

Number of View: 6 Windows 10 marks a “new era” for personal computing, Microsoft’s chief executive has said. The software, launched globally on Wednesday, is the company’s attempt to reverse its fortunes in the mobile industry. Windows 10 will be offered as a free upgrade to most consumers. However, companies will have to pay for […]

July 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
Reinforce safety in the workplace-mines urged

Reinforce safety in the workplace-mines urged

Number of View: 5United Mine Workers Union of Zambia UMUZ President Wisdom Ngwira has called on mining companies to reinforce their safety regulations in the workplace. Mr Ngwira reminds the mining companies that the mining area is a dangerous place, it be the reason why safety regulations should be strengthened. He says the miners should […]

July 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
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