Daily Archives: April 5, 2017

DEC nabs Mtendere Bus Conductor for drug trafficking

Theresa Katongo

The Drug Enforcement Commission in Lusaka has arrested a 22 year-old Bus Conductor of Mtendere for trafficking in heroin. Commission Public Relations Officer Theresa Katongo says Gibson Nyirenda, 22, a Bus Conductor of Mtendere East in Lusaka has been arrested for trafficking in 21 sachets of heroin. Meanwhile, the Commission has in other parts of the country arrested twenty (20) ...

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ZP urged to be a ‘service’

ZP urged to be a 'service'

Civil Society Constitution Agenda (CiSCA) has implored the Zambia Police to revert back to being a service with a human face. CiSCA Deputy Chairperson Pamela Chisanga has noted with concern that the Zambia Police is operating differently from what is expected of Service. Ms. Chisanga says it is clear from CiSCA’s point of view that the value system has changed ...

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Govt procures 42 fire tenders

Amos Malupenga Local Government Permanent Secretary

Local Government Permanent Secretary Amos Malupenga says the ministry has procured 42 fire tenders from Spain. Mr Malupenga has told Q-News that the fire tenders are expected to arrive in the country by July this year. He says the procurement process for the fire tenders commenced last year. Mr Malupenga states that he recently led a delegation from his ministry ...

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UPND has no right to refuse to recognize Lungu – Sikota

Sakwiba Sikota

Constitutional lawyer Sakwiba Sikota says it is wrong for the opposition UPND to assume that it has a right whether or not to recognize President Edgar Lungu. Mr. Sikota says the fact that President Lungu has been inaugurated as Republic President means that that his inauguration is law. In an interview with QTV News, Mr. Sikota who is also opposition ...

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ZRA sues Chishimba, demands K100 billion in damages

UPP President Dr. Saviour Chishimba

The Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) has instituted legal proceedings against United Progressive Party (UPP) President Dr. Saviour Chishimba for Malicious Falsehood. The authority is demanding K100 billion in reputation damages. On Friday, 31st March, 2017 and Tuesday ,4th  April , 2017,  Dr. Chishimba issued statements purporting that the Authority dubiously and by corrupt means awarded a contract for the Design, ...

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2Pac Biopic ‘All Eyez On Me’ To Screen At American Black Film Festival

Tupac Shakur before he was famous

Featuring: Tupac Shakur before he was famous
When: 24 Sep 2010
Credit: WENN

(AllHipHop News) The highly anticipated Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez On Me is set to premiere in theaters on June 16. One day later the feature film will close out the American Black Film Festival in Miami. “Jeff Clanagan, president of Codeblack Films, has been a longtime supporter of the festival,” stated ABFF Ventures CEO Jeff Friday. “It’s an honor to screen the ...

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Gabon players union blasts late pay

Gabon players union

Footballers in Gabon are being treated as slaves through the systematic late payment of salaries, the head of the country’s players union told AFP. Remy Ebanega’s outburst came in the wake of a damning Fifpro report which revealed that 95.6 percent of players from teams in Gabon have been paid late at some point. “It’s slavery,” said Ebanega, a former ...

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Uefa approves term limits for officials

Aleksander Ceferin

European soccer governing body Uefa approved term limits for its top officials, including its president, on Wednesday and agreed that venues for club competition finals should be chosen by a “transparent” process.Under the changes, the Uefa president and members of the executive committee will be able to serve a maximum of three four-year terms. Previously, there was no limit on ...

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South Africa President Jacob Zuma gets backing from ANC

Some key allies of the ANC called for President Jacob Zuma to step down

South Africa’s embattled president has been backed by a major decision-making body within the ruling ANC. It was looking at a complaint by some of the ANC top executives that Jacob Zuma had failed to consult them over reshuffling his cabinet. After considering the complaint, the ANC has decided not to press for Mr Zuma to resign, a party official ...

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