Daily Archives: April 6, 2017

ZATU welcomes compulsory singing of national anthem in schools

Kangwa Musenga

The Zambia Teachers Union (ZATU) says the directive by government to all public and private schools to ensure that the singing of the national anthem is compulsory will rekindle patriotism in the country. ZATU Spokesperson Kangwa Musenga says it is clear that not all pupils are able to sing the national anthem in full and therefore the directive is timely. ...

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Chief Mishoro urges PF, UPND to respect wishes of people

Edgar Lungu and Hakainde Hichilema

Chief Mishoro of the Ngoni People of Chipata District has urged the ruling Patriotic Front and the opposition UPND to respect the wishes of people as a demonstration of good leadership. Chief Mishoro says he finds the conduct the two major political parties are exhibiting after the August 2016 general election to be retrogressive. He says that the tension that ...

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French Montana Defends Himself After Being Accused Of Posting Racist Tweet

French Montana

(AllHipHop News) French Montana found himself trending on Twitter early Thursday morning. The Bronx rapper became a topic of conversation on the social media site after he posted a tweet that some users took as being “anti-black.” The controversy began when Twitter user @artdecoxxx wrote, “The fact that French Montana thinks anyone cares about him.” She did not mention Montana’s ...

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LAZ clarifies on hiked Legal Practitioners’ costs

LAZ President Linda Kasonde - Pic by Lazarous Sichula

The Law Association of Zambia has clarified that the fees stated in Statutory Instrument no.6 of 2017 on legal practitioners’ costs are expressions in fee units and not in Kwacha denomination as reported in some sections of the media. In a statement, LAZ President Linda Kasonde says it’s common knowledge that for any figure to be called a sum of ...

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Nunes steps down from US election Russian hacking probe

Mr Nunes calls the charges "entirely false" and "politically motivated".

The head of a key US congressional investigation into alleged Russian hacking has temporarily stepped down amid an ethics inquiry into him. House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes is now himself under investigation by the House Ethics Committee. The panel is looking into claims that the Republican disclosed classified intelligence. Mr Nunes called the charges “entirely false” and “politically motivated”. ...

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St Petersburg metro attack: ‘Bomb’ found in city raid

Monday's bombing injured 50 people

An explosive device has been made safe in a flat in St Petersburg by Russian police, three days after a suspected bomber on the city’s metro killed 13 people. A city official said several suspects were held when police raided the flat early on Thursday, Ria Novosti said. Neighbours were moved away and witnesses said three men were led out ...

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Zambia drop to 97th on FIFA World ranking

Chipolopolo in Kappa

Zambia has dropped seven places on the latest FIFA/Coca Cola World ranking released today. The Chipolopolo are now ranked 97th in the World and 25th in Africa behind countries such as Namibia,Mauritania,Kenya and Guinea Bissau. Zambia’s recent inactivity during the international break during which they played only on friendly match against Zimbabwe which ended in a one-all draw could have ...

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Road services appeals Tribunal formed

Government has constituted the road services appeals tribunal whose function will be to discharge quasi-judicial functions in hearing and determining appeals under the road traffic Act. The three member tribunal is being led by Chief State Advocate Joe Simachela as chairperson and Engineer Henry Musonda and Delphine Liswili as members. High court judge justice Anesie Bobo-Banda swore-in the tribunal members ...

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Drop in inflation should impact on cost of living – FFTUZ

Chingati FFTUZ

Federation of Free Trade Unions of Zambia president Chingati Msiska says there is need to ensure that the drop in inflation has a positive bearing on the high cost of living in the Country. In an interview with QTV, Mr. Msiska is concerned that despite the drop in the monthly inflation rate for the past three months or so, the ...

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