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Daily Archives: January 25, 2017

A trade mission from SA expected in Zambia

Emmanuel Mwamba

A trade mission of various South African companies in the energy sector will arrive in Zambia on Sunday to hold meetings with Government and various other relevant departments and agencies with the view of embarking on collaborative projects. About 13 companies have so far confirmed participation in the trade mission which is being organised by the Zambian High Commission in ...

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Excessive fasting causing ulcers – Dr. Malama

Dr. Kennedy Malama

The Ministry of Health says excessive fasting is a contributing factor to stomach ulcers, a chronicle disease that affects the intestines. Ministry of Health Director of Health Promotion, Environment and Social Determinants Dr. Kennedy Malama says this condition can also lead to other complications which may eventually kill the person with ulcers. Dr. Malama has since advised the public to ...

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Lungu meets PF SG on running of markets, bus stations

EDGAR L Fist

President Edgar Lungu has met PF Secretary General Davies Mwila and told him that the running of markets and bus stations should be left to local authorities. Special Assistant to the president for press and public relations Amos Chanda has told Journalists in Lusaka today that the president made it clear during the meeting that the operations of the markets ...

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Lungu committed to promote fish farming in Zambia

President Edgar Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has reaffirmed his government’s commitment to promoting fish farming in the country in order to help youths venture into fish farming business. The Head of State said this at State Lodge this afternoon when he restocked a fish dam with over 2, 500 fingerings. President Lungu says as the country looks for other means and ways of ...

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Gunmen launch fatal Somali hotel attack

Gunmen launch fatal Somali hotel attack

Ten people have died and more than 50 are wounded after a car bomb and gun attack at a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu, a senior minister has said. The attack took place at the Dayah hotel, where some members of parliament were thought to be staying, police said on Wednesday. Somali security minister Abdirizak Omar Mohamed said the ...

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Prince among seven prisoners executed by Kuwait

The prisoners were convicted of a variety of offences including murder and rape

Kuwait has executed seven prisoners for the first time since 2013, including a member of the ruling royal family. They were hanged at the central prison, according to a statement carried by state news agency Kuna. The royal family member was named as Faisal Abudallah Al Jaber Al Sabah, who was convicted of premeditated murder and illegal possession of a ...

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Ghana bonuses cut by 50 percent

Ghana bonuses cut by 50 percent

Ghana’s Black Stars have agreed a 50 percent slash in their winning bonuses after a meeting with the country’s Sports Minister designate. The reduction was announced by the Sports Minister designate, Hon. Isaac Asiamah in their camp in Gabon, in a specially arranged press conference to address the bonus situation. “We are going to have a stake holders meeting to ...

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Madonna applies to adopt two children

The star previously adopted two children from Malawi with ex-husband Guy Ritchie

Pop star Madonna has applied to adopt two more children in Malawi. The 58-year-old appeared in court in the Malawian capital Lilongwe to make the application. She previously adopted two children from the African country: David Banda in 2006 and Mercy James in 2009. The star has two other children – Lourdes and Rocco – from previous relationships. Last year ...

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Donald Trump: ‘We will build Mexico border wall’

Donald Trump

Donald Trump has said a “big day” is planned on national security, including an announcement to build a wall on the border between the US and Mexico. The new US president is expected to sign several executive orders regarding immigration and border security over the next few days. They are likely to include the “extreme vetting” of people coming from ...

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