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Intensify security at FRA depots

Intensify security at FRA depots

Number of View: 2Civil Society for Poverty Reduction CSPR has called on government to intensify security at all Food Reserve Agency depots across the nation. And the Organisation has commended the Zambia Police for arresting 10 people who were caught stealing maize from one of the Food Reserve Agency-FRA depots in Lusaka. CSPR Board Chairperson […]

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
PF Youth Chairperson Chishimba Kambwili Warns Against Divisions In The Party

PF Youth Chairperson Chishimba Kambwili Warns Against Divisions In The Party

Number of View: 9Patriotic Front National Youth Chairperson Chishimba Kambwili has thanked republican president Micheal Chilufya Sata for revoking the appointment of Wynter Kabimba as justice Minister. Speaking when he addressed party members at the Kitwe city square, Mr Kambwili said Kabimba was more of a divider than a unifier in the ruling party. Kambwili […]

August 31, 2014 | By | Reply More

Business

ZRL Chief Says Movement Of Goods On Trucks Is Destroying The Country’s Road Infrastructure

ZRL Chief Says Movement Of Goods On Trucks Is Destroying The Country’s Road Infrastructure

Number of View: 6Zambia Railways Limited Chief Executive Officer Muyenga Atanga says the use of foreign trucks in the transportation of cargo from the mines is destroying the country’s economy. Speaking when he paid a courtesy call on Kitwe District Commissioner Elias Kamanga yesterday, Professor Atanga says Zambia Railways Limited has embarked on a program […]

August 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Ukraine crisis: Merkel to visit as Russian convoy returns

Ukraine crisis: Merkel to visit as Russian convoy returns

Number of View: 6 This picture from Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s Twitter account shows preparations for National Day celebrations, which will be taking place as Mrs Merkel visits Kiev German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to arrive in Ukraine, a day after calling Russia’s decision to send an unauthorised aid convoy there a “dangerous escalation”. […]

August 23, 2014 | By | Reply More

Politics

Attacks on the Church Outrageous – Dr Pule

Attacks on the Church Outrageous – Dr Pule

Number of View: 5Christian Democratic Party Dr Dan Pule has described as outrageous attacks on the churches by the government. Dr Pule says it makes sad reading that the government has focused its energies on assaulting the church in the name of fishing out illegal immigrants. Speaking at a Press briefing in Kitwe, Dr Pule […]

August 31, 2014 | By | Reply More
UPND Disowns 3 of its Mps serving in the PF Government

UPND Disowns 3 of its Mps serving in the PF Government

Number of View: 4The United Party for National Development UPND has disowned three of its Members of Parliament serving as deputy ministers in the patriotic front government. Speaking in Kitwe yesterday, UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema alleged that Richewell Siamunene and Greyford Monde were expelled from the party years ago and the two are in their […]

August 27, 2014 | By | Reply More

Entertainment

Kate Bush sets new album chart record

Kate Bush sets new album chart record

Number of View: 8 Kate Bush has followed her stage comeback by becoming the first woman to have eight albums in the charts at the same time. Two of the singer’s albums are in the top 10 of the new chart, and eight overall in the top 40. It comes after she returned for her […]

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Scott Rogers: US TV host and ex-Suffolk teacher shot dead

Scott Rogers: US TV host and ex-Suffolk teacher shot dead

Number of View: 8 A US television host and former Suffolk dance school teacher was shot dead by his son-in-law at his home in Louisiana, police have said. Scott Rogers, 52, a presenter for WAFB-TV, was found in Iberville, Baton Rouge on Wednesday, local police said. Sheriff Brett Stassi said it was thought Mr Rogers […]

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More

International

Ukraine crisis: Russia urges Ukraine ceasefire talks

Ukraine crisis: Russia urges Ukraine ceasefire talks

Number of View: 8 Pro-Russian rebels have been gaining ground on Ukrainian forces in recent days Ukrainian troops “must leave positions from which they can harm the civilian population”, Sergei Lavrov said. Ukrainian and Russian officials are due to hold talks with separatist rebels and international monitors in the Belarusian capital, Minsk. Some 2,600 people […]

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Poland commemorates 75 years since WW2 invasion

Poland commemorates 75 years since WW2 invasion

Number of View: 10 Poland has marked the 75th anniversary of the start of World War Two with a wreath-laying ceremony at Gdansk port. Prime Minister Donald Tusk commemorated the dead of the war’s first battle. Nazi Germany invaded Poland on 1 September 1939, shelling a Polish garrison at Gdansk. Britain and France declared war […]

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More

Africa

Lesotho ‘coup’ forces PM Thabane to South Africa

Lesotho ‘coup’ forces PM Thabane to South Africa

Number of View: 9 Lesotho is a largely rural country dominated by mountains and surrounded on all sides by South Africa The prime minister of the southern African kingdom of Lesotho has fled to South Africa, alleging a coup by the army and saying his life is in danger. Speaking to the BBC, Thomas Thabane […]

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Lesotho army ‘seizes key buildings’

Lesotho army ‘seizes key buildings’

Number of View: 6 Soldiers in the southern African kingdom of Lesotho have seized the police headquarters in an apparent coup attempt, officials say. Sports Minister Thesele Maseribane told AFP news agency that troops had also surrounded State House, a key government building. There are reports of gunfire in the capital, Maseru. Radio signals and […]

August 30, 2014 | By | Reply More

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Stop drinking Munkoyo-Civic Leader urges

Stop drinking Munkoyo-Civic Leader urges

Number of View: 1Mpatamato’s Section 26 ward Councillor Reverend Selestine Chomba has urged Luanshya residents to refrain from brewing and consuming traditional brew commonly known as Munkoyo during funerals. Reverend Chomba says the brewing of Munkoyo during funerals is not safe for consumption judging by the two cases of suspected poisoning recorded on the Copperbelt. […]

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Marquez makes it 11 wins out of 12 races

Marquez makes it 11 wins out of 12 races

Number of View: 6 Reigning world champion Marc Marquez won a thrilling British MotoGP at Silverstone to make it 11 wins in 12 races this season. The Honda rider, 21, overtook last year’s winner Jorge Lorenzo on a Yamaha with three laps to go to cross the line 0.732 seconds in front. Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi […]

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Shinji Kagawa: Manchester United midfielder returns to Dortmund

Shinji Kagawa: Manchester United midfielder returns to Dortmund

Number of View: 4 Midfielder Shinji Kagawa has rejoined Borussia Dortmund from Manchester United for an undisclosed fee. The 25-year-old has signed a four-year deal with the German club, for whom he played from 2010 to 2012, prior to his move to Old Trafford for £12m. Meanwhile, the Red Devils are in talks with Real […]

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
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