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Zambia favorites for U20 Afcon Title – Senong

South Africa U-20 Men’s Football National Team Coach Thabo Senong

South Africa U-20 Men’s Football National Team Coach Thabo Senong says Zambia will be the favourites to win the on-going Africa Cup of Nations. In a post match press conference after his side lost 1-0 to hosts Zambia, Senong said although his boys had loss the tournament had proved a giant step for Cosafa countries having contributed two teams in ...

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Immigration Department nabs Capital Hotel Manager

Immigration Department nabs Capital Hotel Manager

The Department of Immigration has arrested an Indian national in connection with the facilitation of the unlawful stay in Zambia of forty-one (41) Indians. Charles Matthew Makaliki 41, Manager of Capital Hotel and resident of house number B4/45/4 Kalingalinga, Lusaka was arrested on Wednesday, 8th March, 2017 at Woodlands Police station where he had presented himself upon learning that he ...

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YEFI encourages young farmers

Stanley Mutale YEFI Director

Young Emerging Farmers Initiative (YEFI) has encouraged young people to venture into Agriculture. YEFI Director Stanley Mutale says young people should view agriculture as a business. Mr. Mutale notes that young people have the potential to contribute to the country’s food basket. He states that the involvement of young people in agriculture provides youths a viable way to harvest success ...

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Alleged Bieber impersonator charged with more than 900 child sex offenses

FILE - In this May 22, 2016 file photo, Justin Bieber performs at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas.  (AP)

A 42-year-old Australian man who allegedly posed as Justin Bieber online to solicit explicit images from children has been charged with more than 900 child sex offenses, police said Thursday. Bieber, a 23-year-old Canadian pop singer, is currently in Australia performing his “Purpose World Tour.” Police have warned young fans and their parents to be extra vigilant when using the ...

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Govt spends US$31 million to procure 27 dredgers

Eng Brian Mushimba - Picture by Albert Mpezeni

Government has spent a total of US$31 million from the Eurobond to procure 27 dredging equipment in addition to the five which were earlier procured. Transport and Communications Minister Brian Mushimba told Parliament in a ministerial statement that to date, 18 out of 27 dredgers have been delivered to government and have been distributed to some parts of the country. ...

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Eight OYDC stampede victims put to rest

Eight OYDC stampede victims put to rest

Eight victims of Monday’s food stampede at the Olympic Youth Development Center in Lusaka have been put to rest during a mass burial at Chunga Burial site. Hundreds of grief stricken mourners thronged Chunga Burial ground to pay their last respects. And National Guidance and Religious Affairs Minister Godfridah Sumaili who represented government described the death of the eight people ...

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Jennifer Lopez dating A-Rod after Drake split?

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are reportedly dating.  (Reuters)

Jennifer Lopez has moved on from rapper Drake and is now dating A-Rod, multiple media outlets report. According to E! News and People magazine, JLo and former MLB star Alex Rodriguez have been spending some time together. A source told E! News the relationship is casual. “Jennifer and Alex are both not looking for a relationship, just a good light-hearted ...

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Barca comeback ‘incredible’ – Infantino

Fifa president Gianni Infantino

Barcelona’s extraordinary fightback to beat Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League demonstrated football’s unique capacity for surprise, Fifa president Gianni Infantino said on Thursday. “Whenever you have the feeling you have seen everything, something else comes along that you’ve never seen before,” Infantino told reporters in London following a Fifa executive football summit. “It’s just amazing and incredible.” Trailing 4-0 ...

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Good prep and club cooperation key – Senong

Thabo Senong

By Clyde Tlou 09 March 2017 South Africa national U20 team coach Thabo Senong believes good preparation and cooperation from clubs and academies played a pivotal role getting the team to fulfil the dream of qualifying for the World Cup. Speaking in the aftermath of the 1-0 semifinal loss to hosts Zambia in the U20 Africa Cup of Nations, Senong ...

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