Daily Archives: February 2, 2017

Medical Scientific Officer arrested for money laundering


The Drug Enforcement Commission through its Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit (AMLIU) in Northern Province has arrested a Medical Scientific Officer for money laundering. Public Relations Officer Theresa Katongo says Davies Chisenga Kalunga, 54, a Medical Scientific Officer at Kasama General Hospital and the Principal of Northern Biomedical Sciences College residing at House No. 7 B Newtown in Kasama has been ...

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RTSA to address all vehicle testing related concerns

RTSA Acting Senior Public Relations Manager Fredrick Mubanga

The Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) has assured motorists that all concerns raised with regards the reintroduced mechanized vehicle testing system will be addressed. RTSA Head of Public Relations Fredrick Mubanga says there have been concerns by some motorists that the system is taking time to test one vehicle. Mr Mubanga the agency will work towards improving the efficiency ...

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NGOCC dismayed, Lungu won’t hurry referendum

President Edgar Lungu

The Non-Governmental Organisations’ Coordinating Council (NGOCC) is dismayed and disappointed with President Edgar Lungu’s recent pronouncement in Ethiopia that the PF government is not in a hurry to facilitate a referendum to adopt the expanded bill of rights. In a statement, NGOCC Chairperson Sara Longwe says President Lungu and the PF should be reminded that the Constitution belongs to the ...

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Police charge Shabu Benos with murder


Police have charged Shabu Benos the woman accused of killing her 48 year-old boyfriend Reeves Malambo with murder. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo says Ms Benos, 38, has been jointly charged with her brother Mumba Mutanuka with one count of murder. She says the two will appear in court soon. Ms Katongo however, says Ms Benos’ daughter who was also arrested ...

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Toure returns to Man City’s Champions League squad


Midfielder Yaya Toure has been recalled to Manchester City’s Champions League squad. Toure, 33, was left out of the 25-man list for the group stage but has since become a first-team regular again, and replaces the injured Ilkay Gundogan. New arrival Gabriel Jesus, who scored in the 4-0 win at West Ham on Wednesday, comes in for Kelechi Iheanacho, who ...

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Pregnant Beyonce photo mesmerizes America


  Less than two weeks into Donald Trump’s presidency, it seemed the only news from here on out would be political. The new president and his flurry of executive orders and swift-moving, substantive changes to US policy and procedure seemed to leave little oxygen for any other headlines. But even President Trump lacks the star power of Queen Bee. Prior ...

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Trump in ‘worst call’ with Australia PM


A phone call between US President Donald Trump and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has called into question a refugee resettlement deal. The Washington Post reported Mr Trump called the conversation “the worst by far” of his calls with world leaders that day, and cut it short. Mr Trump later tweeted that he would “study this dumb deal“. Struck with the ...

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Bance ends Egypt clean sheet record

Burkina Faso striker Aristide Bance

Burkina Faso striker Aristide Bance became the first player to put the ball past Egyptian goalkeeper Essam El Hadary at Afcon 2017 in their semifinal clash in Libreville on Wednesday.The Ivory Coast based forward found the back of the net in the 72nd minute with a brilliant strike past a hapless El Hadary as the Etalons equalized against Egypt. Mohamed ...

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Big Match Feature: Cameroon v Ghana

Double trouble - the Ayew brothers with certainly keep Cameroon on their toes.

Ghana will seek another Africa Cup of Nations final appearance when they clash with the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon on Thursday at the Stade de Franceville, Franceville. The Black Stars lost in the last finals in Equatorial Guinea to Ivory Coast on penalty kicks and will look to bury the ghosts of Malabo. Avram Grant and his wards have navigated ...

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Beyonce pregnant: Couple ‘blessed’ to be having twins


Beyonce and her husband Jay Z say they “have been blessed two times over”, using Instagram to announce that she is expecting twins. “We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two,” the pair wrote, and “we thank you for your well wishes”. The post, signed “The Carters”, has a photo of Beyonce with a baby bump, ...

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