Daily Archives: October 24, 2015

Hamilton sets blistering time in wet


Lewis Hamilton set the pace in a soaking wet final practice session at the United States Grand Prix that could potentially determine the grid. Weather forecasts are for rain to continue as Austin, Texas, is affected by the tropical storm Patricia. And the teams were told that if qualifying cannot be run as scheduled in the afternoon then practice times ...

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First peek at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child play


Producers have revealed artwork from the upcoming Harry Potter play, The Cursed Child. Published on Pottermore, JK Rowling’s Harry Potter website, the images show a young boy in a nest with wings. The play, split over two parts, is designed to be seen either on the same night, or over consecutive evenings. Producers have announced it is going to be ...

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Israel and Jordan strike deal on Jerusalem holy site


Israel and Jordan have agreed on moves aimed at reducing tensions surrounding a prominent holy site in Jerusalem, US Secretary of State John Kerry says. Issues relating to the complex have been at the centre of fresh violence between Israelis and Palestinians. Mr Kerry was speaking after talks in Jordan, the formal custodian of what is known to Jews as ...

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ZNS shoots dead 19 year old boy in Katuba

The Zambia National Service (ZNS) officers are said to have shot dead a 19 year old boy and left his brother injured last night in 10 miles area of Katuba Constituency. No clear reasons have been established to ascertain what led to the shooting and killing of the 19 year old boy who has been indentified as Braden Mulenga. Resident’s ...

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Opposition leaders commended for attending Independence celebrations

Opposition political party leaders that have attended this year’s government organized Independence Day celebrations have been commended for accepting President Edgar Lungu’s invitation. The ruling PF has particularly named MMD president Nevers and People’s Party President Mike Mulongoti as some of the opposition leaders that have exercised truth leadership by accepting the invitation and actually attend the celebrations held this ...

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ZCTU defends Mukuka over sexual harassment allegations


The Zambia Congress of Trade Union (ZCTU) has disassociated its Secretary General Cosmas Mukuka from allegations of sexual harassment leveled against him by Basic Education Teachers Union of Zambia (BETUZ) Finance and Business Deputy General Secretary Beatrice Mwila. ZCTU Public Relations and Internal Affairs Director Martin Chembe, says the allegations of sexual harassment leveled against Mr. Mukuka who is also ...

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Zambia, Swaziland need more trade linkages- King Mswati


King Mswati the third of Swaziland has observed the need for his Kingdom and Zambia to establish more trade linkages. King Mswati is of the view that the current global economy requires that countries integrate and cooperate through trade. He believes that trade between Zambia and Swaziland will be strengthened further owing to the agreements that the two nations now ...

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Hurricane Patricia: Risk of floods and landslides

Hurricane Patricia

Mexico’s president has warned that Hurricane Patricia still poses a threat of floods and landslides as it brings heavy rain to parts of the country. President Enrique Pena Nieto said Patricia – the strongest storm recorded in the Americas – had so far caused less damage than feared. The US National Hurricane Centre said the hurricane hit as a Category ...

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Zambia & SA commit to trade balancing

Zambia SA

Zambia and South Africa have committed to addressing the trade imbalance that exists between the two countries. The commitment was made by South Africa’s Minister for Public Enterprises Lynne Brown after Zambia’s High Commissioner – Designate to South Africa Emmanuel Mwamba called for increased cooperation in order to address the trade imbalance which has been in South Africa’s favour for ...

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FODEP saddened, at 51 Zambia is still using old constitution


The Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) says it expects this year’s Independence Day will help Zambians find the real meaning of what their forefathers wanted to achieve when they fought for independence. And FODEP has congratulated the people of Zambia and successive governments for making Zambia an envious peace hub in the SADC region and the continent as whole. FODEP ...

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