Monthly Archives: December 2016

28 families in Siavonga stranded after houses collapsed

28 families in Siavonga stranded after houses collapsed

About 32 houses in Siavonga District of Southern Province have been destroyed due to heavy rains leavening about 28 families stranded. Siavonga District Commissioner Lovemore Kanyama tells QTV News via telephone that four houses have collapsed in Kanjebele, 20 in the fishing camp, four in Kaleya compound and four in Chief Simamba’s chiefdom. Mr. Kanyama discloses that he has information ...

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More tests needed to establish George Michael cause of death

George Michael

Police say an initial autopsy of George Michael has been “inconclusive” and more tests must be carried out to establish a cause of death. Thames Valley Police said Friday the results of further tests will not be known for several weeks. Michael’s death on Christmas Day is being treated as “unexplained but not suspicious.” This is an indication that police ...

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Ibra injury would be a ‘disaster’ – Mou

Zlatan Ibrahimovic © Gallo Images

An injury to influential striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be disastrous for Manchester United, according to manager Jose Mourinho, who is willing to let winger Memphis Depay leave in January for the right price. Ibrahimovic needs one goal against Middlesbrough later on Saturday to equal the 50-goal mark of Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and few would rule out the prospect of the ...

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Iraq Baghdad: 28 dead as twin bombs rip through market

The blasts hit during the Saturday morning rush in a busy market area

At least 28 people have died in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, in a double bombing claimed by so-called Islamic State (IS). The explosions happened one after another in the busy al-Sinak market. More than 50 people were injured. Police said a roadside bomb exploded near a car spare parts shop, then a suicide bomber detonated his device among the crowd ...

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NGOCC demands that President Lungu reunites Zambians

NGOCC Board Chairperson Sara Longwe

The Non Governmental Coordinating Council (NGOCC) has demanded that President Edgar Lungu takes deliberate measures to ensure that the country is reunited. NGOCC Board Chairperson Sarah Longwe says the scars left by the August 11 elections have the potential to wipe the good reputation Zambia has enjoyed over the years of being ‘a peaceful country’. In a 2016 Review statement ...

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Govt urged to invest in tax compliance

ActionAid Zambia Country Director Nalucha Ziba

ActionAid Zambia has called on government to strongly invest in tax compliance measures if Zambia is to collect sufficient tax revenues. The organization says it is cardinal for government to put in place measures to efficiently collect revenue from all avenues in the existing system as it plans to create new ones. ActionAid Zambia Country Director Nalucha Ziba in a ...

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Wenger wary of Allardyce reunion

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger admits a reunion with old rival Sam Allardyce could pose serious danger to Arsenal’s hopes of rekindling their title challenge when Crystal Palace visit the Emirates Stadium on Sunday. Wenger has traded barbs with Allardyce numerous times in the past and the sight of the Palace boss glowering down the other end of the touchline might give the ...

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