Daily Archives: October 7, 2015

Millers demands unjustified – Lubinda

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Agriculture Minister Given Lubinda says there is no justification for millers to increase the price of mealie meal because there is no shortage of maize in the country. Mr Lubinda has told Parliament in a ministerial statement that while government is aware that prices of maize in Lusaka are as high as K1,950 per metric ton, farmers are still selling ...

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Stop intimidating investors, UPND tells PF

UPND Chairman for Rural Reconstruction and Development Moono Mapani

The United Party for National Development (UPND) has urged government to stop issuing threats to investors and the private sector each time there is a misunderstanding. UPND Chairman for Rural Reconstruction and Development Moono Mapani says it is worrying that the PF Government has not learned how to dialogue with investors and the private sector on their operational challenges despite ...

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Mulenga explains UTH modernization

University Teaching Hospital (UTH)

University Teaching Hospital (UTH) management says the US$29 million from US$750 million Eurobond allocated to the institution is helping to transform the hospital into a new one-stop centre and ultra-modern adult medical emergency unit. UTH Public Relations Officer Mwenya Mulenga says the hospital was lacking the status of the highest level hospital and that with the ongoing modernization process; the ...

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PSDA asks govt to reintroduce SI 55

PSDA Chairperson Yusuf Dodia

Private Sector Development Association (PSDA) Chairperson Yusuf Dodia says Government should consider the re-introduction of Statutory Instrument number 55 which was revoked in March last year. Government introduced SI 55, which empowered the Bank of Zambia to monitor inflows and outflows of international transactions. Mr Dodia says there is need to ensure that export earnings are brought back into the country ...

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Rihanna Says Rachel Dolezal Is A Hero


What makes Rihanna special—outside of the music—is that she is someone who is genuinely herself. People connect with her. You are seeing the authentic version of who she is. You can see her scars and her flaws…. She’s gone through things that everyone’s gone through—dysfunctional relationships, things that played out in front of everyone’s eyes—and she’s done a real good ...

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Russian missiles ‘hit IS in Syria from Caspian Sea’

Russia's military said its warships in the Caspian Sea fired 26 missiles

Russia says it has launched rocket strikes on Islamic State group targets in Syria from warships in the Caspian Sea – about 1,500km (930 miles) away. Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said four warships fired 26 sea-based cruise missiles on 11 targets, destroying them and causing no civilian casualties. Meanwhile, Syrian ground troops have launched an offensive under Russian air cover, ...

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Palestinian shot dead after stabbing soldier in Israel

The assailant attempted to steal an Israeli soldier's weapon after stepping off a bus in Kiryat Gat

A Palestinian has been shot dead after wounding two Israelis in an attack in southern Israel, Israeli police say. Amjad Gundi, a 20-year-old man from the West Bank village of Yatta, stabbed a soldier and tried to take his weapon in the town of Kiryat Gat before being shot dead by police, a spokesman said. Earlier, a Palestinian woman stabbed ...

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Depay still adapting to EPL physicality

Manchester United's Dutch forward Memphis Depay

Manchester United’s Dutch forward Memphis Depay had admitted he is still adjusting to the physical demands of the Premier League after moving to England this year. The former PSV Eindhoven winger has failed to light up English football after finding the back of the net just once in eight league appearance. The Netherlands international has, however, been impressive in the ...

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‘Arsenal can win the league this season’

Arsenal Midfielder Mesut Ozil

Arsenal have a chance of lifting the Premier League trophy this season if they can keep key players fit, midfielder Mesut Ozil has said. The German international spoke to Bild before his country’s European Championship qualifier against Ireland, saying the Gunners had proved they have what it takes to win the league by beating Manchester United on Sunday. The result ...

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