Daily Archives: April 20, 2017

Ugo Ehiogu: Former England defender in hospital after collapsing

Ehiogu was capped four times by England
Former England and Aston Villa defender Ugo Ehiogu is in hospital after collapsing at Tottenham's training centre on Thursday.

Former England and Aston Villa defender Ugo Ehiogu is in hospital after collapsing at Tottenham’s training centre on Thursday. The 44-year-old, who is Spurs’ Under-23s coach, received medical treatment on site before being transferred to hospital by ambulance, the Premier League club confirmed. “Everyone at the club sends their best wishes to Ugo and his family,” Tottenham added in a ...

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LCC destroys confiscated expired products

Mulunda Habeenzu

The Lusaka city Council has destroyed expired and non certified goods worth K16,926 confiscated from various shops.   Lusaka City Council public relations manager Mulunda Habeenzu says the products were confiscated from about 16 shops for displaying expired products while other traders did not have certification from the Zambia Bureau of Standards. Mr. Habeenzu said 5 of the 16 shops ...

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Zimbabwe’s Tsvangirai and Mujuru in anti-Mugabe alliance

Robert Mugabe has said he is not losing sleep over the coalition

Two of Zimbabwe’s best known opposition figures have agreed to form an alliance against President Robert Mugabe. Long-time Mugabe critic Morgan Tsvangirai and former Vice-President Joice Mujuru say they will work together in next year’s election. However, it is not yet clear which of them will be the presidential candidate. Mr Mugabe, 93, has been in power since independence from ...

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Govt ready to dialogue

Kampamba Mulenga - Chief Government Spokesperson Pic by Albert Mpezeni

Chief Government Spokesperson Kampamba Mulenga says Government is ready to dialogue with all stakeholders to promote national unity in the country. Ms Mulenga says government has an open door policy. She says it is the duty of government to have an audience with any stakeholder that intends to talk about national development, reconciliation and unity. Ms Mulenga who is also ...

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HH’s case adjourned to Wednesday next week, remain in jail

HH gets on Police van

  Lusaka Senior Magistrate Greenwell Malumani has reserved ruling on preliminary issues raised by lawyers representing opposition UPND Hakainde Hichilema and his co-accused in the case in which they have been charged with treason. In adjourning the matter to 26th April, Magistrate Malumani said he could not hurriedly make his ruling on the counter arguments by both Mr. Hichilema’s lawyers ...

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Zesco return to league action with victory


Zesco United started their 2017 league campaign on a positive note as they recorded a 2-0 victory over Konkola Blades in a rescheduled week one fixture played at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium on Wednesday. First half substitute Lazarus Kambole scored the only goal of the match in first half additional time, seven minutes after replacing Mwape Mwelwa. Kambole headed in ...

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‘Juve ousting Barca will scare others’

Juve defender

Juventus’s outstanding display to knock Barcelona out of the Champions League will have the rest of Europe running scared of the Old Lady, defender Leonardo Bonucci said on Wednesday.Juve served Barca a two-year-old dish of revenge for defeat in the 2015 Champions League final with a comprehensive 3-0 beating last week in Turin and followed it up by holding the ...

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Some infrastructure leaves much to be desired – Lungu

EL glasses

President Edgar Lungu says the casual approach in putting up infrastructure should not be allowed to continue in view of the effects of climate change. Speaking when he officially opened the 2017 housing and infrastructure symposium under the theme: “Towards a smart and resilient infrastructure”, President Lungu says some of the infrastructure he has seen in the country leaves much ...

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