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Bus Driver Night Time restrictions ‘would save lives’-Mwamba

Bus Driver Night Time restrictions ‘would save lives’-Mwamba

Number of View: 6The Zambian Road Safety Trust (ZRST) has welcomed the Road Transport Safety Agency’s (RTSA) Bill which will restrict passenger-carrying vehicles (PCV) to transport passengers during dark hours. Zambian Road Safety Trust Chairperson Daniel Mwamba says limiting PCV drivers transporting passengers at night will help ensure roads are safe for people to use […]

March 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
DEGHA regrets revelations by government that it spent over K 200 million on elections

DEGHA regrets revelations by government that it spent over K 200 million on elections

Number of View: 4Democratic Governance and Human Rights Advocates DEGHA National Coordinator Gerald Mutelo has described as uncalled for revelations by government that it has spent over K 200 million on by elections since 2011. Mr Mutelo has told Flava Fm News in an interview that the revelations by deputy Minister in the office of […]

March 25, 2015 | By | Reply More

Business

Reducing on borrowing-Government told

Reducing on borrowing-Government told

Number of View: 5An Economist Dr Lubinda Habazoka says the kwacha has continued to depreciate because of the massive infrastructure development that government has embarked on.   Dr Haabazoka states that part of the on-going projects are being financed by debt services and being undertaken by the foreign investors. He says some of the materials […]

March 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
BoZ Governor sworn in

BoZ Governor sworn in

Number of View: 5President Edgar Lungu has sworn in Denny Kalyalya as the new Bank of Zambia (BOZ) Governor following his ratification by Parliament last week. Dr. Kalyalya takes over from Michael Gondwe. President Lungu noted that the Zambia’s local currency, the Kwacha, was facing pressure against the United States dollar and other foreign convertible […]

March 18, 2015 | By | Reply More

Politics

PF youths demand halt to careless debates on Lungu’s health

PF youths demand halt to careless debates on Lungu’s health

Number of View: 4The Patriotic Front Youths on the Copperbelt have cautioned members of the public not to carelessly debate the health of the Republican President. PF Copperbelt Youth Secretary Binwell Mpundu notes that though it is okay for Zambians to debate the health of the President, they should do so bearing in mind that […]

March 20, 2015 | By | Reply More
Acting President Dr Ngosa Simbyakula swears in 5 Permanent Secretaries

Acting President Dr Ngosa Simbyakula swears in 5 Permanent Secretaries

Number of View: 7Acting President Ngosa Simbyakula has sworn in five Permanent Secretaries who were recently appointed by President Edgar Lungu. Dr. Simbyakula said he was instructed by President Lungu to swear in the Permanent Secretaries so that they can start work immediately. He said during the swearing in ceremony at State House today that […]

March 13, 2015 | By | Reply More

Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence ending role as Mystique after X-Men: Apocalypse

Jennifer Lawrence ending role as Mystique after X-Men: Apocalypse

Number of View: 7 Jennifer Lawrence says she won’t be playing shape-shifting mutant Mystique any more in the X-Men prequels. The Oscar-winning actress says she’s giving up the role when asked by a reporter at the premiere of her new movie, Serena. She told MTV: “It is my last one, actually.” Lawrence started playing a […]

March 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
Angelina Jolie has ovaries and fallopian tubes removed

Angelina Jolie has ovaries and fallopian tubes removed

Number of View: 5 Actress Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed as a preventative measure against cancer. Writing in the New York Times, Jolie said she had the surgery last week as she carries a gene that gave her a 50% risk of developing ovarian cancer. Two years ago, Jolie, whose […]

March 25, 2015 | By | Reply More

International

Germanwings plane crash: Pilot ‘locked out of cockpit’

Germanwings plane crash: Pilot ‘locked out of cockpit’

Number of View: 5 One of the two pilots of the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps was locked out of the cockpit, according to reports. Early findings from the cockpit voice recorder suggest the pilot made desperate efforts to get back in, sources close to the investigation say. The Airbus 320 from […]

March 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
Solar eclipse set to plunge UK and Europe into darkness

Solar eclipse set to plunge UK and Europe into darkness

Number of View: 6Millions of people could witness the best solar eclipse in years seen from the UK and northern Europe later. A path across the Earth’s surface will be plunged into darkness as the Moon covers up the Sun. The event’s geometry means that in the UK the Sun will be between 83% and […]

March 20, 2015 | By | Reply More

Africa

US warns Westerners may be targeted in Uganda’s capital

US warns Westerners may be targeted in Uganda’s capital

Number of View: 6 The US embassy in Uganda has warned that Westerners – including Americans – may be targeted for terrorist attacks in the capital Kampala. It said it had “received information of possible threats” at city locations where Western nationals gather. An attack “may take place soon” it said, adding that some planned […]

March 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
SA convicts ex-tennis doubles star Bob Hewitt of rape

SA convicts ex-tennis doubles star Bob Hewitt of rape

Number of View: 7 Former tennis Grand Slam champion Bob Hewitt has been found guilty by a South African court of raping underage girls. Hewitt, 75, had denied two charges of rape and a third charge of sexual assault. The attacks took place in the 1980s and 1990s, when the Australian-born former tennis star was […]

March 23, 2015 | By | Reply More

Other Recent Posts

Africa-born Elliott revels in New Zealand win

Africa-born Elliott revels in New Zealand win

Number of View: 6 Grant Elliott said his match-winning 84 that took New Zealand to the World Cup final at the expense of South Africa was a repayment to his adopted home. Johannesburg-born Elliott, 36, who immigrated to New Zealand in 2001, hit the penultimate ball for six to seal victory in Auckland. “I wanted […]

March 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
Facebook data row reaches top Euro court

Facebook data row reaches top Euro court

Number of View: 6 The future of how Europeans’ data is shared with US companies such as Facebook and Google is set to be considered by the EU’s highest court. Lawyer and activist Max Schrems said revelations by whistleblower Edward Snowden showed agreed privacy practices were being ignored by Facebook and others. He called for […]

March 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
Lungu expected in China

Lungu expected in China

Number of View: 5President Edgar Lungu is on Thursday expected in China where he will attend a prestigious and premier forum for leaders in Government, business and academia to enhance Zambia’s business integration with other countries at the Baoa Forum for Asia (BFA). President Lungu is also expected to meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping and sign […]

March 24, 2015 | By | Reply More
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