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55 year old Masaiti woman murdered on suspicion of practicing withcraft

55 year old Masaiti woman murdered on suspicion of practicing withcraft

Number of View: 7A 55 year old woman of Masaiti district has been murdered on suspicion of practicing witch craft by her relatives. Copperbelt Province Commissioner of police Joyce Kasosa has confirmed the development to Flava Fm news in an interview. Ms Kasosa has identified the deceased as LetaMbambo of Ketulo village in chief Mushili […]

September 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Church mother bodies to pressurize Government to release the constitution

Church mother bodies to pressurize Government to release the constitution

Number of View: 4The three Church mother bodies have resolved to exert pressure on government to immediately release the final draft constitution. Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) Secretary General Reverend Suzanne Matale, Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia (EFZ) Executive Director Pukuta Mwanza and Zambia Episcopal Conference (ZEC) Secretary General Fr Cleophas Lungu disclosed the resolution […]

September 15, 2014 | By | Reply More

Business

Tighten border areas-Fr Bwalya urges

Tighten border areas-Fr Bwalya urges

Number of View: 11Alliance for a Better Zambia President Father Frank Bwalya has urged law enforcement agencies in the country to tighten security in all border areas. Fr Bwalya says there is need to continue safe guarding the nation’s peace so that illegal immigrants do not enter the country. He warns that Zambia risks receiving […]

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Gemfields in partnership with East West Gem Investments

Gemfields in partnership with East West Gem Investments

Number of View: 7Gemfields of Zambia has entered into joint investment venture with East West Gem Investments (EWGI) Limited of Sri Lanka. The joint venture agreements seek to develop the broader exploration, mining and sorting infrastructure in Sri Lanka in order to promote a sustainable, transparent and globally competitive gemstone sector. Germfields Chief Executive Officer Ian […]

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Politics

Political parties advised to continue promoting peaceful inter party national dialogue

Political parties advised to continue promoting peaceful inter party national dialogue

Number of View: 11The Zambia Centre for Inter party Dialogue ZCID has commended Political Parties that participated in the just ended bye-elections in Kasenengwa, Solwezi Central, Vubwi, Mkushi and Zambezi West for the peaceful manner in which they conducted their campaigns. ZCID Executive Director Horrance Chilando notes that despite a few incidences of violence, the […]

September 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
Zambia’s leaders advised to unite

Zambia’s leaders advised to unite

Number of View: 5Former Kitwe Mayor Cosmos Bwalya says the dismissal of former Justice Minister and PF secretary General Wynter Kabimba should not bring division and create unnecessary animosity and hatred among leaders and the nation as a whole. And Mr. Bwalya has urged Zambians to remain united and reflect over the political and economic […]

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Entertainment

Life-size Amy Winehouse statue unveiled in north London

Life-size Amy Winehouse statue unveiled in north London

Number of View: 5 A life-size bronze statue of singer Amy Winehouse has been unveiled in Camden, north London. The event, three years after her death, fell on what would have been her 31st birthday. Her father, Mitch Winehouse, said she was “in love with Camden” and it was the place fans associated with her. […]

September 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
Crusaders star Joe Sample dies at 75

Crusaders star Joe Sample dies at 75

Number of View: 5 Joe Sample, a founding member of The Crusaders who wrote chart hits such as Street Life and One Day I’ll Fly Away sung by Randy Crawford, has died at 75. Sample’s manager, Patrick Rains, told the AP press agency that Sample died of complications due to lung cancer at the MD […]

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International

Scottish independence: Campaigns seize on Scotland powers pledge

Scottish independence: Campaigns seize on Scotland powers pledge

Number of View: 2 Conservative leader David Cameron, Labour leader Ed Miliband and Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg have signed a pledge to devolve more powers in the event of a No vote in the referendum Both sides in the Scottish independence referendum debate have seized on a pledge by the three main Westminster parties […]

September 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
US air strike supports Iraqi troops under attack

US air strike supports Iraqi troops under attack

Number of View: 2The US has carried out its first air strike against Islamic State (IS) militants under a new strategy to defeat the group. The US military said Monday’s strike had destroyed an IS fighting position south-west of Baghdad that had been firing on Iraqi forces. It came five days after US President Barack […]

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Africa

Ebola outbreak: Barack Obama ‘to pledge US troops to fight virus’

Ebola outbreak: Barack Obama ‘to pledge US troops to fight virus’

Number of View: 5 The World Health Organisation warned recently that thousands more cases could occur in Liberia US President Barack Obama is to announce plans on Tuesday to send 3,000 troops to Liberia to help fight the Ebola virus, US officials say. It is understood the US military will oversee building new treatment centres […]

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Twelve Nigerian soldiers sentenced to death for mutiny

Twelve Nigerian soldiers sentenced to death for mutiny

Number of View: 4 Nigeria’s army has been under pressure to end the bloody five-year Boko Haram insurgency Twelve Nigerian soldiers have been sentenced to death for mutiny and attempted murder after shots were fired at their commanding officer in the north-eastern city of Maiduguri in May. The soldiers were angry after a convoy was […]

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Ukraine crisis: Parliament set to ratify landmark EU deal

Ukraine crisis: Parliament set to ratify landmark EU deal

Number of View: 6 Ukrainian businesses are hoping to benefit from the deal but expect initial difficulties Ukraine’s lawmakers are set to ratify a landmark EU association agreement – in proceedings simultaneous with a session of the European Parliament. Both sides will start the procedure at 10:00 GMT, in what Ukraine’s president said would be […]

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Central African Republic crisis: Minusca new peace mission

Central African Republic crisis: Minusca new peace mission

Number of View: 4 The African Union troops already in CAR will start wearing blue helmets The UN is formally taking over peacekeeping operations in the Central African Republic (CAR), where about 25% of the population has fled their homes. The new force will largely comprise 6,200 African troops already there. There are also 2,000 […]

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Libya migrant boat sinks: Scores feared drowned

Libya migrant boat sinks: Scores feared drowned

Number of View: 10 Many hundreds of migrants have drowned off Libya this year Many migrants have drowned while trying to reach Europe after their boat sank off Libya, the Libyan navy says. Navy spokesman Ayub Qassem said 36 people had been rescued after the vessel – which carried 250 – went down near Tajoura, […]

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