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Monthly Archives: April 2017

RTSA starts retesting of Mazhandu buses, drivers

RTSA starts retesting of Mazhandu buses, drivers

The Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) says it has started re-examining the Mazhandu Family Bus Services buses and their drivers at Mimosa Examination and Inspection Centre in Chilanga, Lusaka. According to the consent judgment entered into by the parties and executed by the Road Service Appeal Tribunal chaired by Joe Simachila, the Road Service Licence only be restored after the Mazhandu Family Bus ...

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President Lungu expected in South Africa for World Economic Forum

President Edgar Lungu

President Edgar Lungu is next week expected to attend the World Economic Forum on Africa 2017 that will held in Durban, South Africa. This follows a special invitation extended to President Lungu, by his counterpart, President Jacob Zuma of the Republic of South Africa. The World Economic Forum also extended a special invitation to President Lungu. Zambia’s High Commissioner to ...

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Chola dismayed by high number of girls dropping out of school

Bellion Chola

The Advocacy against Child Abuse and Gender Based Violence has expressed concern over the continued dropping out of school by girls due to pregnant related cases. Advocacy Executive Director Bellion Chola says the revelation by the Parliamentary Committee on Health, Community Development and Social Services Chairperson Jonas Chanda that over 15, 000 girls last year dropped out of school due ...

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ACC nabs two Katete Judicial Officers for corrupt practices

ACC Public Relations Manager Timothy Moono

The Anti- Corruption Commission (ACC) in Chipata office has charged and arrested two Judicial Officers in Katete for corrupt practices. Emmanuel Mvula a Presiding Local Court Magistrate, aged 45 of House Number D 45 Magazine Compound, Chipata and Mabvuto Phiri a Court Messenger aged 36 of Zakaria Compound, Kawaza, Katete at Kawaza Old Local Court, have been charged with one ...

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Do not retaliate to provocation – Lungu urges PF members

President Edgar Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has urged PF members not to retaliate to the provocation that the party is currently facing. And the Head of State has called on PF members to reject the temptation of falling to the whim of elitists saying PF is a party whose roots are deeply embedded in the hopes and aspirations of the majority poor Zambians. ...

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Anthony Joshua stops Wladimir Klitschko in the 11th round at Wembley

Wladimir Klitschko suffered the fifth defeat of his career

Anthony Joshua produced the performance of his career to add the WBA world heavyweight title to his IBF crown with an enthralling knockout win over Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium. A post-war record 90,000 fans at the national stadium were treated to a see-saw contest, Joshua dropping the former unified world champion in the fifth round, before being put down ...

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Lumwana reclaim top spot

Lumwana Radiants

Lumwana Radiants have reclaimed top spot in the MTN FAZ Super League thanks to a 2-0 victory away to bottom placed Mufulira Wanderers in a week four match played at Shinde Stadium on Saturday. On Wednesday, Beston Chambeshi’s side were supplanted into second position by Zesco United but second half goals from Simon Nkhata and Chanda Mushil ensured that they ...

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Chanda urges President Lungu to act on land management

UPPZ President Charles Chanda

U nited, Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) President Charles Chanda has accused the PF and MMD Governments of creating a mess in land management. Mr. Chanda says the PF Government on the other hand is not showing signs of restoring sanity in land management in the country. He says it is very clear that the government has no proper policies ...

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Donald Trump attacks US media at 100-day Pennsylvania rally

The president spoke to Reuters from inside his office at the White House

US President Donald Trump has launched a scathing attack on the media during a rally marking 100 days in office. He told supporters in Pennsylvania that he was keeping “one promise after another”, dismissing criticism as “fake news” by “out of touch” journalists. Mr Trump decided to skip the White House Correspondents’ Dinner – the first US leader to miss ...

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