Daily Archives: March 7, 2017

UPND women to shun International women’s day


United Party for National Development (UPND) women will not take part in International women’s day commemorations tomorrow. UPND National Women affairs Chairlady Namakau Kabwiko says UPND women do not have anything to celebrate about. Ms. Kabwiko says women in the country especially those in the opposition have in the recent past suffered brutal treatment and nothing has been done about ...

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Zambia has secured huge investments from foreign presidential trips – Kalaba

Harry Kalaba 2

Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba says the country has secured huge investments in trade and development cooperation opportunities arising from foreign Presidential trips and visits of foreign Heads of State to Zambia. Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba says this will culminate into job creation which will improve the quality of life for the Zambian people. In a Ministerial statement to ...

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Cancer Hospital attending to 650 patients annually


The Cancer Diseases Hospital in Lusaka says it has been attending to 650 cervical cancer patients every year from 2014. This came to light when Sanlam Insurance Company donated sanitary towels to the hospital situated at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) ahead of tomorrow Women’s Day Commemorations. Head of Gynecology and Kaposi Sarcoma Unit, Dr. Dorothy Lombe says female cancers ...

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Sumaili challenged over powers used to suspend Church of Christ’s operations


National Guidance and Religious Affairs Minister, Godfridah Sumaili has been challenged to tell the nation what powers exercised to suspend the operations of the Church of Christ following yesterday’s calamity at the Olympic Youth Development Center (OYDC). United Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) President Charles Chanda says in as much as the death of the eight people in a stampede ...

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Travel documents of foreign nationals behind Monday’s OYDC stampede confiscated

Home Affairs Minister Steven Kampyongo

Home Affairs Minister Steven Kampyongo says government has confiscated travel documents from foreign nationals behind the planned distribution of food hampers at OYDC which resulted in a stampede that left eight people dead and 28 others injured. The Lesedi Seven, a grouping under the Church of Christ had planned to distribute food hampers to 35,000 people who had been invited ...

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Bournemouth to appeal against Mings charge


Bournemouth will appeal against defender Tyrone Mings’ violent conduct charge from the Football Association. The defender and Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic were charged with the same offence after clashing in Saturday’s 1-1 draw. Mings, 23, landed on the United forward’s head with his studs before Ibrahimovic, 35, caught his rival in the face with his elbow at a corner. ...

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George Michael died of natural causes


George Michael died as a result of heart and liver disease, a coroner has confirmed. The pop star suffered a dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver, according to Darren Salter, senior coroner for Oxfordshire. The singer died aged 53 on Christmas Day at his home in Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. Because there was a “natural cause of death”, the coroner said ...

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Malaysia-N Korea in tit-for-tat exit bans


North Korea and Malaysia have banned each other’s citizens from leaving their countries, in a growing row over the killing of Kim Jong-nam. The extraordinary tit-for-tat actions come amid North Korean fury at Malaysia’s ongoing investigation into his death at a Kuala Lumpur airport. The North Korean leader’s half-brother was killed with a potent nerve agent. Malaysia has not directly ...

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