Daily Archives: October 22, 2015

Daniel Craig says no decision on more Bond


Daniel Craig has said he has not made any decisions about whether he will carry on playing James Bond. The actor, on his fourth outing as 007 in Spectre, had told Time Out magazine that he would “rather slash [his] wrists” than make a fifth Bond film. But he told the BBC: “I’m quite straightforward and I say things when ...

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Youths counseled to show genuine reconciliation

Youths in the country have been called upon to exhibit genuine reconciliation beyond political affiliation in line with the recently held day of national prayer and fasting. The youths are being encouraged to take seriously the resolution that they made to continue upholding the One Zambia One Nation motto keeping in mind that Zambia is a Christian nation. PF Lusaka ...

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Govt in deep sorrow over death of Muvi’s Agness Jere

Government says it has learnt with deep shock and sorrow the death of a Muvi television journalist, Agness Jere, aged 28, who died after she was hit by a speeding motor vehicle in Ndola’s Lubuto Township yesterday. Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Chishimba Kambwili in a statement says Death of Ms Jere has robbed the nation of a young and ...

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85,898 pupils obtain July-August GCE Certificates

85,898 of the 95,036 candidates, who sat for the General Certificate Examinations between 27th July and 31st August, 2015 have obtained the GCE Certificates representing a pass rate of 90.38%. General Education Minister, John Phiri has told a media briefing in Lusaka today that of those who sat for exams 29,407 were male while 56,491 were female. Dr Phiri says ...

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Implementation of K210M worth Agric service center project underway

The implementation of the European Union (EU) funded K210 million Agriculture service center project has been officially launched at a ceremony held in Lusaka today. The Agriculture service center project which will see the setting up of six Agriculture one stop shops in the country will benefit about 90, 000 farmers in accessing affordable and qualify farming inputs. Speaking during ...

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DEC arrests money laundering BoZ employee

The Drug Enforcement Commission through its Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit has arrested a Bank of Zambia employee for money laundering involving USD 43,660 and K20,335. Commission Public Relations Officer Theresa Katongo says Mark Gooke Ndhlovu, 40, a banker of Flat No.8 Nasser Road, Lusaka was arrested for theft by Public Servant and Money Laundering contrary to the Laws of Zambia. ...

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MISA warns Minister Kambwili


The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zambia has warned information Minister Chishimba Kambwili to desist from terrorizing the media. MISA Zambia Chairperson Hellen Mwale in a statement says Mr Kambwili’s threats to revoke the broadcasting license for radio Phoenix amounts to violation of media freedom. She says it is the duty of the Independent Broadcasting to act with utmost ...

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Sweden sword attack: Two killed by masked attacker

There was confusion at the school in the aftermath of the attack

A masked man armed with a sword has killed a pupil and a teacher at a school in Sweden. The suspect, clad in black, apparently posed for photos with students ahead of the attack, in the western town of Trollhattan. Two further victims, a pupil and a teacher, are seriously injured. The attacker was shot by police and has died ...

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American killed as hostages rescued in Iraq


An American was killed in an operation involving the U.S. military to rescue dozens of Kurdish hostages in Iraq overnight, two U.S. officials told CNN on condition of anonymity Thursday. Seventy hostages were liberated in the operation, which involved U.S. special operations troops as well as Kurdish and Iraqi forces, U.S. officials said. The operation took place in Hawija in ...

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Ramsey out for at least three weeks

Aaron Ramsey

Arsenal will be without Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey until the end of November after he suffered a hamstring injury during his side’s Champions League win over Bayern Munich on Tuesday. Ramsey, who struggled with hamstring problems last season, was forced off in the 57th minute and manager Arsene Wenger said Ramsey was “very down” about his latest setback. He had ...

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