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Church mother bodies urge Zambians to recommit themselves to building a better Zambia anchored on Christian values

Church mother bodies urge Zambians to recommit themselves to building a better Zambia anchored on Christian values

Number of View: 7The three Church mother bodies in Zambia have called on Zambians to recommit themselves to the noble project of building a better Zambia anchored on Christian values of love, truth, unity, hospitality, responsibility, social justice, compassion and solidarity. The Council of Churches in Zambia, Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia and the Zambia Episcopal […]

October 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
PF challenged to show political will in finalizing the constitution making process

PF challenged to show political will in finalizing the constitution making process

Number of View: 4Forum for Democracy and Development FDD on the Copperbelt has advised the government to listen to the wishes of the Zambian people with regards to the constitution making process. FDD Copperbelt Chairperson for Mobilization Yotham Mtaychalo hopes the PF government has the political will to give Zambians a good constitution. He notes […]

October 24, 2014 | By | Reply More

Business

HCAZ says independence celebrations will boost business in the tourism industry

HCAZ says independence celebrations will boost business in the tourism industry

Number of View: 5The Hotel and Catering Association of Zambia says the Jubilee Independence celebrations will boost business in the tourism industry. In an interview with Flava fm news Association Executive Director Felix Mulenga says the sector is happy that a lot of tourists and other foreign dignitaries will visit the nation. He says the […]

October 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Ministry of Finance Urges CSOs to Engange government on Policy Implementation Reforms

Ministry of Finance Urges CSOs to Engange government on Policy Implementation Reforms

Number of View: 5A Ministry of Finance officer working in the budget department has called on civil society organisations to continue engaging government in implementing policy reforms. Mr Kayula Chifwembe says government benefits greatly from advice offered by CSOs hence they should not tire. He observes that though the response may not be immediate, CSOs […]

October 22, 2014 | By | Reply More

Politics

MMD will not discuss RB Come back – Nakachinda

MMD will not discuss RB Come back – Nakachinda

Number of View: 4Opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy MMD Presidential advisor Raphael Nakachinda has warned that the former ruling Party will administratively deal with all Party Members speaking ill about the former ruling party. And Mr Nakachinda says the MMD will not discuss the proposed come back of former President Rupiah Banda because the former […]

October 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
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

Entertainment

Designer Oscar de la Renta dies aged 82

Designer Oscar de la Renta dies aged 82

Number of View: 7 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 […]

October 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
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 […]

October 21, 2014 | By | Reply More

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, […]

October 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
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 […]

October 20, 2014 | By | Reply More

Africa

Ebola: WHO emergency team holds talks on travel curbs

Ebola: WHO emergency team holds talks on travel curbs

Number of View: 8 The World Health Organization’s emergency committee is holding talks to discuss the Ebola epidemic. The meeting in Geneva is examining screening measures at borders and considering whether stricter travel regulations should be put in place. New rules in the US require travellers from the worst affected countries to arrive at one […]

October 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
Oscar Pistorius jailed for five years

Oscar Pistorius jailed for five years

Number of View: 10 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 […]

October 21, 2014 | By | Reply More

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President Sata should have released more prisoners-Phiri

President Sata should have released more prisoners-Phiri

Number of View: 8The Age Justice International says the pardoning of 975 prisoners by President Michael Sata is insufficient. AGE Justice Executive Director Philemon Phiri says the Golden Jubilee should be about pardoning masses of prisoners and not a selected few. MrPhiri says Age Justice expected the President to pardon 10,000 plus prisoners so as […]

October 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
Operations Young Vote wants Kambwili out

Operations Young Vote wants Kambwili out

Number of View: 7The Operations Young Vote has backed demands by the University of Zambia UNZA students that Mr. Chishimba Kambwili be fired from the Ministry of Youth and Sport on account that he has successfully subtracted from the strides made by his predecessors. In its message to mark jubilee, OYV Executive Director Guess Nyirenda […]

October 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
Final Draft constitution released

Final Draft constitution released

Number of View: 6Government has finally released the long awaited final draft constitution. The release of the all vital document is seen as a ‘jubilee gift’ to the Zambian people as the nation celebrates its 50th independence anniversary. Acting Justice Minister Ngosa Simbyakula announced this in parliament saying the launch of the final draft constitution […]

October 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
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