Daily Archives: October 4, 2015

ZACA opposes plans to increase mealie meal prices

MAZ has announced that the prices of mealie meal will in the next few days go up by K10 to Kk15 per 25kg bag of breakfast

The Zambia Consumers Association (ZACA) has opposed plans by the Millers Association of Zambia (MAZ) to increase the mealie meal prices by about K15 saying it will affect the consumers who are the poor majority Zambians. The Millers Association of Zambia this morning announced that the prices of mealie meal will in the next few days go up by K10 ...

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PF Youths doubts HH’s Christianity

UPND President Hakainde Hichilema

The ruling Patriotic Front Youths in Lusaka Province have joined other stakeholders in condemning the move taken by the UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema to shun the national day of prayer and fasting. PF Lusaka Province Youth Chairman Stanley Chumya has told QFM News in a walk-in-interview that a good leader can be known by his fruits and that is promoting ...

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Youth Cycling Caravan team heads to Chipata

“We Have Faith Pan-African Campaign for Climate Justice” cyclists

The “We Have Faith Pan-African Campaign for Climate Justice” cyclists will tomorrow head to Chipata on their way to Malawi in their continued global act now for climate justice campaign. The cyclists started from Maputo in Mozambique then headed to South Africa – Pretoria and later on went to Gaborone before passing through Zimbabwe. The team, which leaves Lusaka tomorrow ...

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Tayali concerned with speculations on Zambia’s economy

Chilufya Tayali

The Zambia Voice says it is concerned with the speculations and malignancy to erode public confidence and portray the economic status of the country as if it is at the verge of total collapse. Zambia Voice Executive Director Chilufya Tayali says the exchange rate of the local currency against other currencies does not necessarily reflect the economy of the country. ...

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HH must know his limits with God – Kamanga

Reverend Jevan Kamanga

Former National Restoration Party (NAREP) National Secretary Reverend Jevan Kamanga says it is illogical for UPND President Hakainde Hichilema to state that God is upset with Zambians. Reverend Kamanga has told QFM News in a statement that Mr. Hichilema must know his limits and not pull God in his selfish pursuit. Reverend Kamanga says the UPND Leader does not realize ...

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Mealie Meal prices to go up!

MAZ President Allan Sakala

The Millers Association of Zambia (MAZ) has announced that the prices of mealie meal will in the next few days go up by k10 to k15 per 25kg bag of breakfast. MAZ President Allan Sakala told a media briefing in Lusaka this morning that the rapid increase is due to a reduction in the maize harvest of 600,000 tonnes compared ...

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Justin Theroux finds his new wife Jennifer Aniston ‘infuriating’ when she gives him silent treatment

Justin Theroux has revealed how "infuriating" he finds it when his wife Jennifer Aniston gives him the silent treatment [Wenn]

JUSTIN Theroux finds it “infuriating” when his wife Jennifer Aniston gives him the silent treatment. The Zoolander star has admitted there’s nothing that frustrates him more than when the Friends actress refuses to talk to him after an argument. Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, Justin said: “Someone once said, ‘Silence is the most unbearable rejoinder.’ And that’s true in relationships. “If ...

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Afghan conflict: US investigates Kunduz hospital bombing

MSF staff were in shock following the attack (MSF photo)

President Barack Obama says the US has launched a “full investigation” into air strikes that killed 19 people at an MSF-run Afghan hospital on Saturday. The US military says a strike targeting Taliban in the northern city of Kunduz may have caused “collateral damage”. Offering his “deepest condolences”, Mr Obama said he expected a “full accounting of the facts” and ...

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France floods: Several dead on Riviera after storms

A football match between Nice and Nantes had to be abandoned due to torrential rain

Violent storms and flooding have hit southeast France, killing at least 13 people, knocking out power and disrupting travel, officials said. Three elderly people drowned when their retirement home near the city of Antibes was inundated with floodwater. Another five people are reported to have died as they tried to park their cars under shelter and became trapped. French President ...

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