Daily Archives: February 12, 2017

Lusaka street vendors to be relocated

Lusaka Mayor Wilson Kalumba

Lusaka Mayor Wilson Kalumba has disclosed that Lusaka City Council has found trading spaces for the relocation of street vendors to bring sanity in the Central Business District of Lusaka. Mr. Kalumba says the area has 4, 000 spaces for market stands and has so far raised 16 thousand kwacha for the construction of the centre roads that are between ...

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Lifwekelo to act on Judge Siavwapa’s alleged misconduct

Former UPND Deputy Spokesperson Edwin Lifwekelo

Former UPND Deputy Spokesperson Edwin Lifwekelo says he will commerce criminal proceedings against High Court Judge Mwiinde Siavwapa for alleged gross misconduct. Mr. Lifwekelo last month reported Judge Siavwapa to the Judicial Complaints Commission for gross misconduct. The former UPND Deputy Spokesperson reported Judge Siavwapa for rendering legal advice to former Post Newspaper proprietor Fred M’membe from the bench in ...

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Govt will continue to improve healthcare – Lungu

President Edgar Lungu

President Edgar Lungu says his administration has made significant strides in improving the quality of health services, by embarking on infrastructure development and recruitment of skilled human resource. The Head of State said this in Mansa when during the handover of the CT Scan and Oxygen Plant equipment, worth over K11 million. The oxygen plant was installed at a total ...

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Seven people arrested for operating illegal drug outlets

ZAMRA Public Relations Officer Ludovic Mwape Pic by Albert Mpezeni

A combined team of Inspectors from the Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority (ZAMRA), Officers from the Zambia Police and Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC ) has arrested 7 people for selling medicines without certificates of registration. The seven were also arrested for failing to keep records contrary to the Medicines and Allied Substances Act No.3 of 2013 of the laws of Zambia. ...

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North Korea conducts ballistic missile test

North Korea has carried out a series of missile tests over the past year

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile in the first such test since Donald Trump took office as US president. Mr Trump assured Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that “America stands behind Japan, its great ally, 100%”. The missile flew east towards the Sea of Japan for about 500km (300 miles), South Korean officials say. Mr Abe said the test ...

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Liverpool win as Arsenal, United rise

Sadio AMne

The jet-heeled Sadio Mane scored a quick-fire brace as Liverpool revitalised their Premier League campaign with an impressive 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on Saturday. Senegalese flier Mane netted twice in three first-half minutes as Jurgen Klopp’s team claimed a first league win of 2017 at the sixth attempt and ended Spurs’ nine-game unbeaten run. Liverpool moved back ...

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Sting, Timberlake, Legend and Miranda to perform at Oscars

Justin Timberlake will perform at this year's Oscars ceremony.  (The Associated Press)

This year’s Oscar telecast will have some big Grammy Award winners: Sting, Justin Timberlake, John Legend and Lin-Manuel Miranda are all slated to perform the tunes nominated for Best Original Song. Timberlake will perform “Can’t Stop The Feeling” from the movie “Trolls” and Sting will perform “The Empty Chair” from “Jim: The James Foley Story,” the Oscar-nominated song he co-wrote ...

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Senior FDD Member demands convention

Senior FDD Member demands convention

A senior FDD Member has demanded that the party leadership should not change its position on holding the pending party convention. Last year FDD spokesperson Antonio Mwanza announced that the party will hold its convention on February 24th and 26th. But Crawford Mukando, who is also FDD losing Chitambo Member of Parliament candidate, feels that the party leadership is not ...

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Govt committed to amend ‘rejected SI’ on veterinary services

Fisheries and Livestock Minister Michael Katambo

Government says there is room to amend the newly introduced Statutory Instrument No. 105 of 2016 that has seen the introduction of veterinary services fees for farmers seeking Government assistance. Recently, the Minister of Fisheries & Livestock Michael Katambo signed the Statutory Instrument number 105 of 2016, the Animal Health Order 2016 to hike fees for basic livestock services such ...

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