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President Micheal Sata Leaves for Medical Check up

President Micheal Sata Leaves for Medical Check up

Number of View: 11Republican President Michael Chilufya Sata last night left the country for a medical check- up abroad. The Head of State has been accompanied by the First Lady Dr Christine Kaseba, some family members and his press aide. This is contained in a press Statement made available to Flava Fm.  

October 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Traditional healers seek governments intervention on issues of herbal medicine production

Traditional healers seek governments intervention on issues of herbal medicine production

Number of View: 8Traditional Healers and Practitioners Association of Zambia (THAPZ) says it is facing challenges in meeting the required standards in the production of herbal remedies. THAPZ president Doctor Rodwel Vongo says although the Association is working closely with government in the production of herbal medicine, it is still facing financial and equipment challenges. […]

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Business

Diakonia Country representative calls for strengthened voice in condemning illicit financial flows

Diakonia Country representative calls for strengthened voice in condemning illicit financial flows

Number of View: 7Diakonia Country representative Sombo Chunda has called for a strengthened voice in condemning illicit financial flows in Zambia.  Ms Chunda says Zambia and other countries in Africa face challenges of illicit financial flows and taxation issues. Speaking during a training workshop on taxation,domestic resource mobilisation and illicit financial flows, Ms Chunda noted […]

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Kobane: US drops arms and aid to Kurds battling IS

Kobane: US drops arms and aid to Kurds battling IS

Number of View: 5 The US military said the supplies were designed to “enable continued resistance” against IS (FILE PHOTO) US military aircraft have dropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State (IS) militants in the key Syrian town of Kobane. US Central Command said C-130 transport aircraft had made “multiple” […]

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Politics

State House is haunted-Sinkamba

State House is haunted-Sinkamba

Number of View: 8The opposition Green Party President Peter Sinkamba has justified his intentions to move State House from Lusaka to State Lodge in Kitwe when he is voted into power. Mr Sinkamba says the house is haunted and has since likened it to the British television series“The Hammer House of Horror’’. He charges that […]

October 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Political leaders should learn something from Kenyatta/ICC case-SACCORD

Political leaders should learn something from Kenyatta/ICC case-SACCORD

Number of View: 8Southern African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (SACCORD) says the appearance of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta before the International Criminal Court ICC in The Hague should be taken as a lesson by African leaders to desist from taking advantage of the people whilst in power. SACCORD Executive Director Boniface Cheemba […]

October 8, 2014 | By | Reply More

Entertainment

Designer Oscar de la Renta dies aged 82

Designer Oscar de la Renta dies aged 82

Number of View: 6 US fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies Jackie Kennedy and Hillary Clinton, has died aged 82, US media report. De La Renta, who most recently designed Amal Clooney’s wedding dress, was diagnosed with cancer in 2006. Born in the Dominican Republic in 1932, he left home […]

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Lynda Bellingham: Tributes paid after actress dies at 66

Lynda Bellingham: Tributes paid after actress dies at 66

Number of View: 6 British actress and presenter Lynda Bellingham, who had cancer, has died at the age of 66, her agent has confirmed. Sue Latimer said she died yesterday “in her husband’s arms”. The actress, best known for her long-running role as a mother in the Oxo TV adverts, had been battling colon cancer […]

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International

Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant

Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant

Number of View: 9 A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord. Darek Fidyka, who was paralysed from the chest down in a knife attack in 2010, can now walk using a frame. The treatment, a world first, […]

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Japan ministers Yuko Obuchi and Midori Matsushima quit

Japan ministers Yuko Obuchi and Midori Matsushima quit

Number of View: 4 Yuko Obuchi bowed in apology at a press conference on Monday announcing her resignation Japan’s Justice Minister Midori Matsushima has resigned, hours after the resignation of Trade and Industry Minister Yuko Obuchi. Ms Matsushima had been accused by the opposition of violating election laws. Ms Obuchi is alleged to have misused […]

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Africa

Oscar Pistorius jailed for five years

Oscar Pistorius jailed for five years

Number of View: 3 South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been jailed for five years for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Judge Thokozile Masipa, issuing the ruling in court in Pretoria, also gave Pistorius a three-year suspended sentence for a firearms charge. The prosecution had called for a minimum 10-year sentence; the defence for community […]

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Ebola crisis: Worst-hit African nations get key supplies

Ebola crisis: Worst-hit African nations get key supplies

Number of View: 5 Red Cross workers are among those fighting the outbreak in Sierra Leone Vital supplies and resources to tackle Ebola are beginning to arrive in the three worst-hit West African countries, Ghana’s President John Mahama has said. Mr Mahama, who heads the regional bloc Ecowas, also told the BBC that treatment centres […]

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Number of View: 7Traditional Healers and Practitioners Association of Zambia (THAPZ) says it is facing challenges in meeting the required standards in the production of herbal remedies. THAPZ president Doctor Rodwel Vongo says although the Association is working closely with government in the production of herbal medicine, it is still facing financial and equipment challenges. […]

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Wusakile Residents riot over erratic water supply

Wusakile Residents riot over erratic water supply

Number of View: 5Police in Kitwe fought running battles with residents of Wusakile Township this morning after they ran amok demanding that water be restored to the area. The residents who took to the streets as early as 07:00 hours blocked the road leading to S.O.B in Wusakile D section and burnt tyres along the […]

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Ebola crisis: Nigeria set to be declared free of virus

Ebola crisis: Nigeria set to be declared free of virus

Number of View: 7 Schoolchildren in Nigeria wash their hands as they learn about Ebola prevention Nigeria is expected to be declared officially free of Ebola on Monday, after six weeks with no new cases. Africa’s most populous country won praise for its swift response after an infected Liberian diplomat brought the disease there in […]

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