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Daily Archives: April 18, 2017

PF govt committed to transform Health Sector – Lungu

President Lungu officially opens Chilenje First level Hospital

President Edgar Lungu says his administration considers the health of the people as a key strategic economic factor to facilitate the attainment of Zambia as a prosperous middle income country by 2030. The Head of State said this in Lusaka today when he officially opened the Chilenje First Level Hospital. President Lungu says it is for this reason that government ...

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Court directs that HH should have access to medical services

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The Lusaka Magistrate Court has directed that incarcerated opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema who has been charged with treason for plotting to overthrow the government of President Edgar Lungu be allowed access to medical services. The directive is to the effect that Mr. Hichilema and five of his co-accused be attended to by personal doctors or at a health institution ...

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Middlesbrough 1-2 Arsenal

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Arsenal kept alive their hopes of finishing in the top four of the Premier League with a narrow victory at second-bottom Middlesbrough. A dull opening was brought to life when Alexis Sanchez’s superb free-kick gave Arsenal the lead just before the break. Middlesbrough responded soon after the restart when Alvaro Negredo volleyed in Stewart Downing’s pinpoint cross. However, Mesut Ozil ...

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Documents show Prince’s painkiller habit

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Numerous opioid painkillers were found at US singer Prince’s home shortly after his death last year, unsealed court documents show. Some of the pills discovered at Prince’s Paisley Park estate in Minnesota had prescriptions in the name of his friend and bodyguard. But the documents do not offer evidence about the source of the fentanyl that killed the singer on ...

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Trump congratulates Erdogan on poll win

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Donald Trump has congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his victory in Sunday’s referendum that gave him sweeping new powers. In a phone call, the US president also thanked Mr Erdogan for supporting America’s missile strike on a Syrian government airbase on 7 April. In the poll, 51.4% of Turkish voters backed the changes. Mr Erdogan rejected criticism from ...

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Majuru reiterates need for harmonized working relationship between drivers and police

Public and Private Drivers Association Of Zambia president Josiah Majuru has reiterated the need to harmonize the relationship between public transport drivers and law enforcement agencies in the Country. Mr.Majuru has told QNews in interview that the tension that has for long time existed between bus drivers and the road transport and safety agency and the police need to be ...

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FDD cautions Kanganja against abusing his authority

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The opposition Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) has cautioned Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja against abusing his authority. Spokesperson Antonio Mwanza has particularly advised Mr. Kanganja to avoid using his position to settle personal scores. Mr. Mwanza states that he personally finds the recent arrest of Economic and Equity Party (EEP) leader Chilufya Tayali over a Facebook posting ...

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Zambia is God’s Country, CCZ reminds Govt

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Government has been reminded that Zambia is God’s Country which belongs to all of its citizens. The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) is of the view that this is regardless of the citizens’ ethnic groups, race, creed and tribe. CCZ president Alfred Kalembo states that this means that Zambia does not belong to the ruling PF or nay other ...

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