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Daily Archives: October 19, 2015

Church extols Lungu

President Lungu with former former president Rupiah Banda and First Republican President Dr Kenneth Kaunda Picture by State House

Church mother bodies have praised Republican President Edgar Lungu for declaring October 18th as a National day of prayer and fasting. Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia (EFZ) Executive Director Pukuta Mwanza says prayers to be held on the 18th of October every year will help to heal the country. Reverend Mwanza tells QFM News that God is always pleased when his ...

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GBM is scared of me – Kelvin Sampa

GBM

Patriotic Front candidate in the impending Kasama Central Parliamentary by-election, Kelvin Sampa has accused former area MP Geoffrey Mwamba of being afraid to face him in the by-election by using delaying tactics. Mr. Mwamba has appealed to the Supreme Court against the High Court ruling which upheld the decision of the Speaker of the National Assembly to declare the Kasama ...

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KK believes BoZ Governor will arrest depreciation of Kwacha

BoZ Governor Denny Kalyalya

Former Finance Minister Katele Kalumba says he has trust that Bank of Zambia (BoZ) Governor Denny Kalyalya is competent to arrest the depreciation of the Kwacha. Dr. Kalumba says having worked with Dr. Kalyalya before, he is confident that the Central bank Governor knows the right measures that need to be put in place to stem the Kwacha’s depreciation. In ...

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Boy , 6, shoots brother dead: Dad charged

Father jailed after son shoots brother

A Chicago father who bought a gun to protect his family from former street gang associates is facing charges after one of his boys accidentally killed the other with the weapon. Such incidents are rare — children are about 19 times as likely to die in traffic accidents and nine times as likely to drown as they are to be ...

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Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey’s condition ‘has improved’

Ms Cafferkey is being treated in a specialist unit in London

The condition of a Scottish nurse who contracted Ebola while working in West Africa has improved, according to the hospital where she is being treated. Pauline Cafferkey was readmitted to a specialist isolation unit at the Royal Free Hospital in London this month. She was being treated for complications after tests showed the infection was still present in her system. ...

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T.I. Explains Why He Parted Ways With Columbia Records

T.I

Tip dropped his latest EP Da’ Nic independently through his Grand Hustle Records and Empire Distribution. The artist formerly known as T.I. was signed with Columbia Records for his previous LP Paperwork, but the Atlanta spitter has since parted ways with the major label. Earlier this year, Pharrell – the executive producer on Tip’s Paperwork – expressed he was not ...

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More bad news for Bill Cosby!

Jan. 17, 2015. Bill Cosby salutes the crowd as he begins a performance at the Buell Theater in Denver. (The Associated Press)

Paine College interim president says the university could become the next school to rescind an honorary degree awarded to Bill Cosby. Interim President Samuel Sullivan told the Augusta Chronicle that the school’s board of trustees will vote on rescinding Cosby’s 2003 honorary doctorate during a meeting next week. Paine College is located in Augusta, Georgia. Sullivan says numerous sexual assault ...

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Buffon injury not serious

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is expected to be available for Wednesday’s Champions League fixture at home to Borussia Monchengladbach after declining to have a scan on his injured calf. Buffon had ben expected to undergo tests on Monday after suffering the injury during Juve’s scoreless draw away to Inter Milan on Sunday. But reports said the Italy ‘keeper would not ...

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Lwandamina will not rush Luchanga

Zambia striker Conlyde Luchanga

George Lwandamina says he will not rush teenage striker Conlyde Luchanga following the players’ dream Zambia debut on Saturday. The 18-year-old Lusaka Dynamos striker came on in the 73rd minute to replace Festus Mbewe during Zambia’s 3-0 home win over Mozambique in a 2016 Chan qualifier at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola and found the back of the net a ...

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