Daily Archives: April 10, 2017

Mane set for two months out after surgery


Liverpool forward Sadio Mane will have an operation on a knee injury on Tuesday and will miss the rest of the season. He damaged cartilage in his left knee in a collision with Leighton Baines in a 3-1 home win over Everton. Manager Jurgen Klopp had said Mane, 25, needed surgery, leaving it “pretty much impossible for him to play ...

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Olivier Awards: It wasn’t all about Harry Potter


Harry Potter and the Cursed Child may have cast a spell over the Olivier Awards, but it wasn’t the only topic of conversation. Here are a few other things were learned backstage and on the red carpet. It was the first time a transgender-themed play won an Olivier Rotterdam, about a lesbian couple, one of whom wants to start living ...

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Allies seek unity on Syria and Russia


G7 nations are meeting in Italy to try to hammer out a unified approach to the Syria conflict, in the wake of last week’s suspected chemical attack. Foreign ministers will seek to pressure Russia to distance itself from Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said possible sanctions against Russian military officials would be discussed. Allies will also ...

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Govt determined to ensure sustainable management of water

Government says it’s determined to ensure the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all in line with the Sustainable Development Goal number six. Katete District Commissioner Joseph Makukula says it is for this reason that President Edgar Lungu came up with a separate Ministry to handle water and sanitation challenges in the country. Mr. Makukula points out ...

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School feeding programme successfully being implemented- Chipango

Ministry of Education Spokesperson Hillary Chipango

The Ministry of Genera Education says the school feeding programme has been successfully implemented in 38 districts so far. Speaking in an interview with Qfm, Ministry of General Education Spokesperson Hilary Chipango says 1.2 million learners are already benefiting from the programme. Mr. Chipango says the hunger situation in most rural areas has had a great impact on pupils who ...

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ZUFIAW asks BoZ to quickly re-open Intermarket Bank

FFTUZ President Chingati Msiska

The Zambia Union for Financial Institutions and Allied Workers (ZUFIAW) has appealed to the Bank of Zambia to quickly re-open Intermarket Bank. Union secretary general Chingati Msiska told Q-News that the continued closure of the bank has left some employees and customers stranded. Mr Msiska says there is therefore need for bank to be reopened as soon as possible. He ...

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UPND will not apologize for blocking presidential motorcade


The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) says it will not apologize over the perceived blockade of the Presidential motorcade in Mongu during the Kuomboka Traditional Ceremony. UPND Spokesperson Charles Kakoma says UPND president Hakainde Hichilema motorcade did not at any point block President Edgar Lungu’s motorcade. Mr. Kakoma says it is the role of the police to ensure ...

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