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Daily Archives: March 13, 2017

Arnold Schwarzenegger will not be running for Senate

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger has no plans to run for Senate but the former California governor isn’t done with politics. The 69-year-old refuted reports that he would run for Senate in 2018. However, he said he is aiming to repair Washington. “I’m deeply flattered by all of the people who have approached me about running for Senate, but my mission right now ...

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Senegal coach denies juju talk

Joseph Koto © SS

Senegal head coach Joseph Koto has dismissed talk of his side possessing any form of fetish at the just concluded Afcon U20 tournament in Zambia where they lost to the hosts 2-0 in the final.Speaking after the loss, Koto emphasized that he had no knowledge about this and insisted that juju does not work in football otherwise they would have ...

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Zambians dominate Afcon U20 Best XI

Zambians dominate Afcon U20 Best XI

By Usher Komugisha 13 March 2017, 02:41 Five Zambian players have been named in the Caf Best Tournament XI including Player of the Tournament Patson Daka, Fashion Sakala, Edward Chilufya, goalkeeper Mangani Banda and defender Solomon Sakala.Daka and Chilufya each scored four goals while Fashion added three as the Junior Chipolopolo emerged Afcon U20 champions on Sunday after defeating Senegal ...

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Turkey-Netherlands row: Dutch warn citizens after Erdogan threat

Protests ignited outside the Dutch consulate in Istanbul on Sunday

The Netherlands has warned its citizens over travel to Turkey as a row between the countries shows no sign of abating. Germany, Austria and the Netherlands blocked Turkish attempts to hold rallies in those countries. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed retaliation, accusing them of “Nazism”. On Monday, the Dutch foreign ministry issued a new travel warning, urging its citizens ...

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Govt’s agriculture policies distractive – Chanda

UPPZ President Charles Chanda

United, Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) President Charles Chanda has observed that the PF Government’s agriculture policies are very distractive. Mr. Chanda says government policy inconsistence in the agriculture sector is worrying because this has the potential to destroy the sector. He points out that the ban on maize exports is one example which the government is failing to be ...

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Mukanga urges govt to make roads safe

Yamfwa Mukanga

Former Transport and Communications Minister Yamfwa Mukanga has encouraged the government through the Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) to go into full gear to make Zambian roads safe. Mr. Mukanga has also observed that the introduction of various Statutory Instruments by government will help a lot in the reduction of road traffic accidents in the country. Mr. Mukanga says ...

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Lusaka hubby assaults wife with hummer

Hummer

Advocacy against Child Abuse and Gender Based Violence has expressed concern that despite many efforts the nation is making towards curbing GBV in the country, the vice has continued to rice. Advocacy Executive Director Bellion Chola tells QTV News that his organization is saddened that a Lusaka husband last night beat up his wife with a hummer in the head. ...

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Mobile City donates phones to U20 men’s National Team

Mobile City donates phones to U20 men's National Team

Mobile City has donated smart phone to each of the U-20 national team players and technical bench in the aftermath of the Total Africa Cup of Nations victory. Managing Director Mohammed Patel visited the team at Hotel Intercontinental and thanked them for having won the Africa Cup of Nations. Patel said that the whole country was proud of the achievement ...

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Stanbic Bank to support local suppliers

Stanbic Bank Chief Executive Charles Mudiwa

Stanbic Bank Zambia has pledged its support for the nation’s local suppliers. The bank has committed to working closely with local suppliers to harness and realize business opportunities in order to achieve their business goals. Speaking at a suppliers’ cocktail, Stanbic Bank Chief Executive Charles Mudiwa has called for professionalism among suppliers in meeting their contractual obligation by providing high ...

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