Daily Archives: October 20, 2015

Govt eulogizes Kanganja

Former Secretary to Cabinet Dr Joshua Kanganja

Government has described the late former Secretary to the Cabinet Joshua Kanganja as a gallant man who served the public service with a rare spirit of commitment, dedication and handwork. Speaking during his funeral service held at the Anglican Cathedral in Lusaka today, Justice Minister Ngosa Simbyakula says the death of Dr Kanganja is devastating. Dr. Simbyakula says Dr. Kanganja will ...

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People expect change from PF after prayers – Mulongoti

People's Party President Mike Mulongoti

People’s Party President Mike Mulongoti says the people of Zambia are expecting a change in the way the Patriotic Front’s governance system after the prayer and fasting the nation held on Sunday. Mr. Mulongoti says declaration of 18th October as a national day of prayer will only have true meaning if the PF government begins to walk the talk or ...

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Canada election: Liberals sweep to power

Canada's Liberal Party has decisively won a general election, ending nearly a decade of Conservative rule.

Canada’s Liberal Party has decisively won a general election, ending nearly a decade of Conservative rule. The centrist Liberals, led by Justin Trudeau, started the campaign in third place but in a stunning turnaround now command a majority. Mr Trudeau, the 43-year-old son of late Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, said Canadians had voted for real change. Incumbent Conservative PM Stephen ...

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COBUSU asks govt to resolve impasse at CBU

Copperbelt University

The Copperbelt University Students Union (COBUSU) has called on government to immediately resolve the impasse at the institution to avoid agitating students. COBUSU President Humphrey Mwenya has complained to QFM News via telephone that it is irritating that the same problems have remained unresolved at the second highest learning institution. Mr. Mwenya says the students are blaming government for what ...

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Lamar Odom moved to Los Angeles hospital

Lamar Odom found unconscious at Nevada brothel

Lamar Odom left a Las Vegas hospital and is now in the Los Angeles area to continue his recovery a week after being found unconscious at a Nevada brothel, a family representative said Tuesday. The former NBA star was transported by helicopter from Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas around 5 p.m. Monday, according to a statement from ...

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Trio misses United trip to Moscow

Ashley Young

Manchester United will be without James Wilson, Ashley Young and Paddy McNair for Wednesday’s Champions League clash at CSKA Moscow as they seek to build on victory over VfL Wolfsburg in their previous Group B fixture. A 20-man United squad jetted out to the Russian capital on Tuesday after a final training session at their Carrington base in which neither ...

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Unhappy Toure slams critics

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has expressed his disgust at those who are quick to criticise his performances and admits to being hurt by what he feels is a lack of recognition. The Ivory Coast captain also claimed that winning trophies and earning a lot of money have not made him any happier as he feels sickened by “lots of ...

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Fifa to elect president Sepp Blatter’s successor on 26 February


World football’s governing body Fifa has confirmed it will hold the election for its next president at a special congress on 26 February. The election will determine who will succeed Sepp Blatter, who has been president since 1998. Blatter, 79, and vice-president Michel Platini, 60, have both been suspended for 90 days amid corruption allegations, which both men deny. Platini ...

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Millers under probe

Meal Meal bags

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) says cartels have been formed to fix prices of goods and services above the competitive levels thereby disadvantage the consumers. CCPC public relations Officer Hanford Chaaba says the commission is to this effect investigating allegations of price fixing against millers. He says if the allegations are proved to be true, necessary action will ...

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