Daily Archives: October 5, 2015

Chama defends PF capacity to fight graft

Davies Chama

Patriotic Front Secretary General Davies Chama has defended the ruling party’s capacity to fight corruption in the country. Mr. Chama says the ruling PF’s determination to end corruption in the country was reaffirmed in President Edgar Lungu’s recent speech to Parliament. He notes that President Lungu was in fact categorical in his address to Parliament when he assured the nation ...

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SA powerful delegation in Zambia for Trade, Investment Mission

South African Trade and Industry Minister, Rob Davies

The South African Department of Trade and Industry is leading a delegation of thirty-five (35) business persons to a Trade and Investment Mission to be held in Lusaka from 6-8 October 2015. The business delegation will comprise of business people from the agro-processing, built environment professionals, capital equipment, electro-technical, infrastructure, metals, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment sectors. South African Trade ...

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Govt should not allow millers increase mealie meal prices – CAPIZ

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

Christians Against Poverty in Zambia (CAPIZ) says government should not allow millers to increase the price of mealie meal. CAPIZ President Evangelist Gregory Chileshe has told QFM News via telephone that government should be seen to be representing the interest of the people by ensuring that the millers do not go ahead and increase the price of the staple food. ...

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Govt extols teachers

Education Minister Dr Michael Kaingu

Government has commended teachers for their sacrifice in delivering quality education despite the numerous challenges they encounter. Speaking when officiated at this year’s commemoration of World Teachers Day under the theme: “empowering teachers, building sustainable societies”, Education Minister Dr Michael Kaingu says government will continue to dialogue with teacher unions on improving teachers’ salaries, noting that a well motivator teacher ...

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Janet Jackson Headed Toward First #1 Album In 7 Years

Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson is proving her fans still have a lot of love for the music icon. According to HitsDailyDouble, Jackson’s latest album Unbreakable is set to land in the top spot on the album chart. At the moment the independent LP is predicted to move 90,000-105,000 albums and 93,000-108,000 SPS units. This week’s only other big debut, Tamar Braxton’s Calling All Lovers, is expected to fall ...

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Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise’s adopted daughter secretly marries

Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman adopted Isabella and Connor during their marriage.

Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise’s daughter Isabella Cruise has reportedly tied the knot. According to Woman’s Day magazine, the 22-year-old married Max Parker in a secret ceremony at The Dorchester Hotel in Central London on September 18. The pair, who has been dating since the beginning of the year, said “I do” in front of a small group of their ...

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Air France executives chased from jobs talks

The chief executive of Air France flees from angry protesters

Two Air France managers were forced to flee a meeting about job cuts after angry workers broke into the room. The managers, one of whom had his shirt ripped from his body, were involved in talks about nearly plans 2,900 job losses at the airline. Parent firm Air France-KLM has said it will seek to take legal action over the ...

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Germany faces 1.5 million asylum claims this year – report

Most migrants get to Bavaria via Austria, Hungary and the Balkans

The number of people seeking asylum in Germany this year will be as high as 1.5 million – almost double the previous estimate, German media report. The German government has not confirmed the new estimate, which comes from an internal official report cited by popular daily Bild. The report warns that services helping refugees will not be able to cope. ...

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Balotelli snubbed again

Controversial forward Mario Balotelli

Controversial forward Mario Balotelli was snubbed again on Monday as striker Domenico Berardi pulled out of the Italy squad for Euro 2016 qualifiers this week. Italy coach Antonio Conte has decided not to replace the Sassuolo striker, who was picked for the first time but has had to withdraw after injuring himself in the warm-up ahead of his team’s match ...

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Zesco’s draw a minor setback – Lwandamina

George Lwandamina @ SS com

George Lwandamina has described Zesco United’s away draw at Green Eagles as a minor setback. Zesco were held to a 2-2 draw by Eagles in Choma to cut the defending champions’ and current league leaders the prospect of securing the 2015 title with at least three games to spare. Victory on Saturday in Choma would have seen Zesco needing a ...

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