Daily Archives: April 15, 2017

ZABS tips consumers ahead of Easter Holiday

ZABS Marketing and Public Relations Manager Hazel Zulu

The Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) is advising all Zambians to be cautious and mindful of product promotions and bargains being offered by various retailers and traders countrywide during the Easter period. ZABS Head Marketing & Public Relations Hazel Zulu says consumers should therefore check all the details on the products to ensure that they buy products that they are ...

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COTUZ warns politicians against taking Zambia’s peace for granted

COTUZ President Joe Kamutumwa

Confederation of Trade Unions in Zambia (COTUZ) has cautioned Zambians against taking the peace in the country has been enjoying for many years for granted. COTUZ President Joe Kamutumwa says disturbances the country is facing are a sign of warning to Zambians that anything can happen if they down play on the peace the nation is enjoying. Mr. Kamutumwa says ...

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Liverpool’s ambitions still big – Klopp

Jurgen Klopp © Getty Images

Liverpool, battling hard to secure a Champions League berth, still have big ambitions for this season but no specific Premier League points target, manager Juergen Klopp said ahead of Sunday’s tricky visit to West Bromwich Albion. Sitting third in the table having played more games than the chasing Manchester clubs in fourth and fifth, Liverpool are on a six-match unbeaten ...

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Syria war: Huge bomb kills dozens of evacuees in Syria

Smoke billowed over the blast site

A huge car bomb has blasted a convoy of coaches carrying evacuees from government-held towns in Syria, killing at least 39 people, state media report. It shattered coaches and set cars on fire, leaving a trail of bodies, as the convoy waited at a marshalling point in rebel-held territory at Rashidin. Russian troops have reportedly moved to shield rebel evacuees ...

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Zambia’s democracy has not perished – PF

Sunday Chanda

The ruling Patriotic Front has stated that the arrest of UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has nothing to do with the lack of demise of good governance in the country. PF Media Director Sunday Chanda in a statement to QFM News today, says it is a fallacy that Mr. Hichilema was arrested because democracy has perished in Zambia. Mr. Chanda says ...

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Suspected Contagious Bouvine Plural-Pneumonia breaks out in Kazungula

Brahman - Limpopo

Suspected Contagious Bouvine Plural-Pneumonia (CBPP) has broken out in Kazungula District in Makonongo Village of Southern Province. Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock Permanent Secretary David Shamulenge who rushed to Kazungula District for on the spot check says the suspected CBPP has since claimed the life of two animals. Dr. Shamulenge, who is accompanied by Director Veterinary Dr. Yona Sinkala and ...

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MOAB strike: 90 IS fighters killed in Afghanistan

Media captionThe moment the MOAB bomb struck the IS cave and tunnel system

At least 90 militants from the Islamic State (IS) group were killed by a huge bomb dropped by the US in Afghanistan, a regional governor says. The most powerful non-nuclear bomb ever used by the US in combat was dropped on an IS base in Nangarhar province. A network of tunnels and caves was destroyed on Thursday evening local time, ...

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Zesco, Rangers kickoff time adjusted

Zesco, Rangers kickoff time adjusted

Zesco United’s 2017 Caf Confederation Cup pre-group stage final leg tie on Saturday against Enugu Rangers of Nigeria, has been adjusted by two hours. This is due to opponents Rangers late arrival for Saturday’s final leg decider at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. Rangers, who were earlier due to land in Zambia on Friday, only arrive in Ndola on the ...

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PF has no intentions of assassinating HH – Bwalya

Fr-Bwalya-MIC

The ruling Patriotic Front (PF) says it has no intentions of assassinating incarcerated UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema as claimed by some UPND officials. PF Deputy Spokesperson Frank Bwalya has also expressed concern that a lot of illogical statements are coming from the opposition UPND linking the ruling party to the operations of the police. Mr. Bwalya has told Journalists in ...

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Political tension in Zambia concerns SACCORD

SACCORD Executive Director Boniface Cheembe

The Southern African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (SACCORD) has expressed concern that the political tension in the country is still volatile months after the general elections. SACCORD Executive Director Boniface Cheembe says it is clear that the tension the country is witnessing is as a result of the 2016 general elections. Mr. Cheembe says it is important ...

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