Daily Archives: January 5, 2017

CSPR welcomes fuel reduction


The Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR) has welcomed the move by the Energy Regulation Board (ERB) to reduce the price of fuel pump prices for both retail and wholesale. CSPR Executive Director Patrick Nshindano has however urged the ERB to continue regular reviews of Petroleum prices in line with their mandate. Mr. Nshindano notes that in the past years, ...

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Dementia rates ‘higher near busy roads’

Dementia rates 'higher near busy roads'

People who live near major roads have higher rates of dementia, research published in the Lancet suggests. As many as 11% of dementia cases in people living within 50m of a major road could be down to traffic, the study suggests. The researchers, who followed nearly 2m people in Canada over 11 years, say air pollution or noisy traffic could ...

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Lungu to remain honest in his governance affairs


President Edgar Lungu has assured the nation that government will remain honest in running affairs of the Country. President Lungu says this is whether things are good or bad. Speaking this morning to journalists shortly before his flight to Copperbelt for a working visit, President Lungu said there is in fact nothing new in this approach of handling affairs of ...

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Cameroon’s Broos unveils depleted squad

Cameroon coach Hugo Broos

Cameroon coach Hugo Broos on Thursday unveiled a 23-man squad for this month’s Africa Cup of Nations tournament without several key players. Seven players including Liverpool defender Joël Matip and Schalke 04 striker Eric Choupo-Moting had already declined to take part in the tournament. Defender Aurélien Chedjou, who plays for Turkish club Galatasary, and was not selected for the squad ...

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