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Kitwe City Council ready for the rainy season

Kitwe City Council ready for the rainy season

Number of View: 1The Kitwe City Council says it has put place all necessary measures to ensure markets are free from disease outbreaks this coming rainy season. Kitwe City Council Public Relations Officer, Dona Mbalwe says the local authority has procured heavy equipment to help in the disposing off of garbage in the various market […]

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DEC arrests 29 year old Lusaka woman for trafficking in cocaine

DEC arrests 29 year old Lusaka woman for trafficking in cocaine

Number of View: 2The Drug Enforcement Commission has arrested a 29 year old business woman of Lusaka for trafficking in cocaine. DEC Assistant Public Relations Officer Chibu Tembo says Annie Musonda, 29, a Businesswoman of Chilenje area has been arrested for trafficking in rocks of cocaine weighing 27.3g. The suspect was apprehended as she was […]

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Business

CSPR urges speedy release of funds owed to farmers

CSPR urges speedy release of funds owed to farmers

Number of View: 7Civil Society for Poverty Reduction CSPR has called on government to stop making excuses and pay farmers that supplied maize to the Food Reserve Agency FRA what is due to them. In an interview Flava Fm News, CSPR Board Chairperson John Lijimu says it is regrettable that government has continued to frustrate […]

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NAREP calls for dialogue between Mining Companies and Government on VAT Refunds

NAREP calls for dialogue between Mining Companies and Government on VAT Refunds

Number of View: 15The Opposition National Restoration Party has called on government to engage the Mining Companies and dialogue on the Value Added Tax VAT refunds following Mopani Copper Mines Hint that over 20,000 jobs hangs in balance due to financial constraints. NAREP President Elias Chipimo Jr has told Flava Fm News in an interview […]

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Politics

MMD Copperbelt welcomes its disssolution

MMD Copperbelt welcomes its disssolution

Number of View: 5The Opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy MMD on the Copperbelt has welcomed the party‚Äôs National Executive Committee NEC decision to dissolve the Provincial Executive Committee. MMD outgoing Copperbelt Province Spokesperson Peter Phiri says the action is positive as it will make the party stronger. Meanwhile, Mr Phiri has backed Party President Dr […]

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PF Kamfinsa youths urged to unite

PF Kamfinsa youths urged to unite

Number of View: 6  Patriotic Front Youth Copperbelt Province Chairperson Nathan Chanda has advised youths in Kamfinsa Constituency to follow procedure when aggrieved. On Friday, Youths in Kamfinsa Constituency locked the office of area Member of Parliament Moses Chishimba alleging that the law maker has failed to develop the constituency. Chanda says youths must follow […]

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Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch and Andrew Scott reunite for BBC Shakespeare

Benedict Cumberbatch and Andrew Scott reunite for BBC Shakespeare

Number of View: 7 Benedict Cumberbatch will be joined by his Sherlock co-star Andrew Scott in the cast of BBC Two’s next major Shakespeare adaptation. Filming has begun on The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses, which will encompass Shakespeare’s Henry VI Parts I, II and III and Richard III. The first photo to […]

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Anthony Horowitz to write new James Bond novel

Anthony Horowitz to write new James Bond novel

Number of View: 5 Anthony Horowitz, author of the Alex Rider teenage spy novels, has been invited to write a new James Bond adventure by the Ian Fleming estate. Currently dubbed Project One, the book will be set in the 1950s and contain previously unseen Fleming material. Horowitz said Fleming’s hero had had “a profound […]

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International

Hong Kong braced for huge National Day democracy protests

Hong Kong braced for huge National Day democracy protests

Number of View: 7 As Hong Kong braces for huge pro-democracy rallies, leader CY Leung has urged protesters to back electoral reforms set out by Beijing. Speaking early on the National Day holiday, Mr Leung said Hong Kong should work with Beijing to achieve progress. The protesters want Beijing to withdraw plans to vet candidates […]

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First Ebola case diagnosed in the US

First Ebola case diagnosed in the US

Number of View: 6 Aid worker Nancy Writebol was flown to Atlanta in early August The first case of the deadly Ebola virus diagnosed on US soil has been confirmed in Dallas, Texas. Officials at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital say the unidentified patient is being kept in isolation. The man is thought to have contracted […]

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Africa

Ebola outbreak: ‘Five infected every hour’ in Sierra Leone

Ebola outbreak: ‘Five infected every hour’ in Sierra Leone

Number of View: 7 A leading charity has warned that a rate of five new Ebola cases an hour in Sierra Leone means healthcare demands are far outstripping supply. Save the Children said there were 765 new cases of Ebola reported in the West African state last week, while there are only 327 beds in […]

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Call for Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe to return PhD

Call for Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe to return PhD

Number of View: 6 Award-winning Zimbabwean writer Chenjerai Hove has called on Grace Mugabe, the wife of Zimbabwe’s leader Robert Mugabe, to hand back her PhD. She was awarded a doctorate from the University of Zimbabwe last month. But there has been confusion over when she enrolled, with some sources saying it was only two […]

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Other Recent Posts

Denying students’bursaries will add to already existing high illiteracy levels in Zambia-Nyirongo

Denying students’bursaries will add to already existing high illiteracy levels in Zambia-Nyirongo

Number of View: 1A Former Copperbelt University Student Masuzyo Nyirongo has accused the Patriotic Government of misplacing priorities and not recognizing the education sector as a key developing sector. Nyirongo who is also former COBUSU Finance Secretary says it is unfortunate that government has continued to allocate huge sums of money towards by elections but […]

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DR Congo ex-fighters ‘starve in demobilisation camp’

DR Congo ex-fighters ‘starve in demobilisation camp’

Number of View: 6 More than 100 demobilised fighters and their relatives have allegedly died of starvation and disease in a camp in Democratic Republic of Congo. They were moved to an isolated army camp in the north-west last year after surrendering in the volatile east, Human Rights Watch (HRW) says. They received minimal food […]

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Next year’s Hondas will have Tegra and Android inside

Next year’s Hondas will have Tegra and Android inside

Number of View: 5 Curious as to just which Honda models you’d see Android pop up in first? If you had money on the 2015 Civic, Civic Tourer and CRV it’s time to collect your prize from the pool. Google’s mobile OS will appear as standard equipment in those vehicles with a little help from […]

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