Daily Archives: October 12, 2015

PF youths in Lusaka welcome decision to discharge KZ

Kaizer Z

Patriotic Front youths in Lusaka have welcomed the decision by the Lusaka Magistrate Court to discharge Presidential political advisor Kaizer Zulu in a case relating to a recent shooting incident at Chrismar Hotel. PF Lusaka province Information and Publicity Secretary Stanley Chiumya however states that Mr. Zulu’s case should save as an example of the need for leaders in such ...

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Lungu warns against exploiting farmers

EL Hair cut

President Edgar Lungu has warned input suppliers and agro dealers against exploiting farmers either through exorbitant prices or expired inputs. The Head of State issued the warning in Mbabala Constituency in Choma District today when he officially launched the Electronic voucher system for the Farmers Input Support Programme (FISP) an initiative of the Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU). President Lungu ...

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Govt pledges to continue supporting women

Vice President Inonge Wina

Government has pledged to continue supporting women’s organizations in a bid to improve entrepreneurship skills and reduce poverty. Vice President Inonge Wina has since urged financial institutions in the country to consider funding women entrepreneurs in order to reduce unemployment in the country. She notes that when women are empowered the whole nation benefits. Ms. Wina says it is for ...

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Turkish PM blames Ankara bombing on Islamic State

Hundreds of people turned out for a march ahead of funerals for several of the bombing vicitms

The Islamic State (IS) group is the prime suspect in the Ankara bombings that killed nearly 100 on Saturday, Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu has said. No group has said it carried out the attack, but the government believes that two male suicide bombers caused the explosions, hitting a peace rally. The official death toll is 97, but one of the ...

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Nick Gordon ‘injected’ Bobbi Kristina Brown with ‘toxic’ cocktail claim lawyers: report

October 22, 2012. Nick Gordon (L) and Bobbi Kristina Brown attend the opening night of "The Houstons: On Our Own" in New York. (Reuters)

Bobbi Kristina Brown’s boyfriend Nick Gordon is accused of having “injected” her with a dangerous cocktail that led to her death, according to a report. Attorneys for Brown’s estate claim that the couple had “a violent altercation” after which Gordon “injected her with a toxic mixture” and then left her unconscious in a bathtub of cold water, according to court ...

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Zambia committed to speed up action on maternal health – Kasonde

Health Minister Joseph Kasonde

Health Minister Joseph Kasonde says Zambia is committed to speeding up its action on maternal, newborn and child health. Speaking during the partnership for maternal, newborn and child health media round table discussion in Lusaka today, Dr. Kasonde says tremendous progress has been made towards reducing child mortality, but that there is still more to be done. Dr. Kasonde notes ...

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Giroud adjusting to being back-up to Walcott

Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud

Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud says it is a new experience for him to be the second choice behind Theo Walcott and believes manager Arsene Wenger still has faith in his abilities. Things have changed drastically since last season when Wenger preferred Giroud in the centre as a “target man” and Walcott was the right winger. Walcott has always insisted his ...

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Zanaco resigned to finishing second

Mumamba Numba has disclosed that Zanaco are resigned to a second place finish in the 2015 Faz Super League season. Zanaco on Sunday squandered an opportunity of picking up silverware this season when they were booted out of the Barclays Cup semifinals by Nkwazi 5-3 on post-match penalties after a 1-1 draw at full-time at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka. This ...

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NRCs issuance not selective – Lungu

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Republican President Edgar Lungu says government is not being selective in the ongoing countrywide mobile issuance of National Registration Cards (NRCs). President Lungu says he is not the kind of person who can instruct ministries responsible for the issuance of NRCs to favor certain provinces considered to PF strongholds. He says the reasons he is getting from Home Affairs minister ...

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