Daily Archives: February 3, 2017

Woods out of Dubai after back spasm


Tiger Woods has withdrawn from the Dubai Desert Classic before the second round, because of a back problem. The 14-time major winner only returned to action in December after 15 months out following two back operations. Woods, 41, struggled in the first round in Dubai as he shot a five-over 77. His agent Mark Steinberg said the American suffered a ...

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Increased GBV cases is due to absence of God in relationships- Kunda

Presence of God Ministries Overseer Apostle Christopher Kunda

Presence of God Ministries overseer Apostle Christopher Kunda has attributed the increase in gender based violence (GBV) cases resulting in murder cases to the absence of the word of God in relationships, marriages and homes. Apostle Kunda says many people are getting into marriages and relationships without God, resulting in such relationships not having peace. He says people should allow ...

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Govt draws up MoU for generation of power from waste

Government has drawn up a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will facilitate the production of power from waste by Chinese firms in Lusaka. Lusaka Province Minister Japhen Mwakalombe has disclosed the draft MoU has since been submitted to the office of the Attorney General for further scrutiny. Mr. Mwakalombe has told Qfm News that once the MoU is signed, the ...

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ZICTA to revise pieces of legislation in ICTs sector

ZICTA to deactivate all unregistered SIM Cards

The Zambia Information and Communications Technology (ZICTA) is in the process of revising pieces of legislation in the ICTs sector to incorporate provisions that address lacunas within the ICT Act of 2009 and the Electronic and Communication Transaction Act of 2009. ZICTA public relations officer Hanford Chaaba says the authority has observed that people have taken advantage of ICTs to ...

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Excuse to delay fresh referendum unfounded – FDD


Opposition Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) has dismissed as unfounded the excuse the PF government is using to delay the holding of a fresh referendum on the Bill of Rights. FDD Spokesperson Antonio Mwanza says President Edger Lungu should not use lack of funds as the basis for delaying the referendum. Mr. Mwanza says the FDD does not believe ...

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458 died in 7,341 traffic accidents in 2016 fourth quarter


A total 458 people died in 7,341 road traffic accidents recorded during the fourth quarter of 2016. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo says this is compared to 444 people who died during the same period in 2015. Ms Katongo says 1,479 people were seriously injured in during the fourth quarter of 2016 as compared to 1,032 in the same period in ...

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Buble upbeat over son’s cancer recovery


Singer Michael Buble has said his son Noah’s cancer treatment is “progressing well”, three months after the three-year-old was diagnosed. The Canadian star and his Argentine model and actress wife Luisana Lopilato issued an upbeat update on Friday. “We are so grateful to report that our son Noah has been progressing well during his treatment,” they said. They added that ...

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New teacher union formed

A new teacher union called National Union for Public and Private Educators of Zambia (NUPPEZ) has been formed. And the newly formed union has challenged government through the Ministry of Labour to undertake a forensic audit of the unions in the country to curb the misuse of funds by their leaders. Announcing the formation of the union pending registration in ...

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Plot 1 dismisses assertions of deliberate delay in ACC DG appointment


State House has dismissed assertions that that President Edgar Lungu has deliberately delayed the appointment of a substantive Director General at the Anti-Corruption Commission. Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda has stated that the appointment of heads of institutions such as the ACC requires the approval of Parliament. Mr. Chanda has told QTV News ...

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Serbian Coach gets ZESCO United job


Serbian National Zlatko Krmpotic has been appointed ZESCO United Football Club Coach with immediate effect. The 58 year old former TP Mazembe coach and 2015 CAF Champions league winner is expected to report for work next week in Ndola where he will be officially introduction to the players and other members of the technical bench. Club media and public relations ...

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