Monthly Archives: May 2017

Waste management has potential to grow economy – Malupenga

Amos Malupenga Local Government Permanent Secretary

Government says the waste management sector has potential to contribute to the growth of the economy. Local Government Permanent Secretary Amos Malupenga is therefore urging stakeholders in the waste management industry to take it upon themselves to become champions of the necessary paradigm shift that no longer views waste as merely a by-product of society’s economic and social activities to ...

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Zambian Embassy in US refutes ‘free visas’ online report

Charge D'Affaires and First Secretary welcome the First Lady Of Zambia in USA

The Zambian Embassy in Washington D.C has refuted online media reports suggesting that United States President, Donald Trump has signed an executive order to allow all Zambian nationals travel to the United States without visas. Zambia’s Charge´ D’Affaires to the US Joseph Chilaizya says the Department of State in Washington DC has not communicated such information to the Zambian Embassy. ...

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Zambia’s tourist arrivals increased to over 900,000 in 2016

Charles Banda

Tourism and Arts Minister Charles Banda says the country’s international tourist arrivals increased from 859, 088 in 2012 to 956, 782 in 2016. Speaking during the launch of the national tourism policy in Lusaka today, Mr.  Banda says the number of tourism enterprises also increased from 933 in 2012 to 1,972 in 2016 with an estimated bed space of 55,253. ...

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Zambia through to last eight after beating Germany 4 -3

FIFA U20 World Cup: Zambia 4 – 3 Germany (As it happened)

The Zambia under-20 national soccer team has progress to the quarter finals of the ongoing Fifa under-20 world cup in South Korea after beating Germany by 4 goals to 3 after extra time. It is the first time Zambia has progressed to this stage at this level. The African under-20 Champions trailed Germany by a goal to nil going into ...

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John Legend Warns About Right-Leaning Sinclair Group After Cancellation Of ‘Underground’

John Legend

(AllHipHop News) The well-received historical drama Underground will not be returning to WGN America for a third season. After the news broke, executive producer John Legend commented about the show being canceled. “WGN America has been bought and is going a different direction strategically. We will find a new home for #Underground!” tweeted Legend. “Content wins. We’re not reliant on a particular network ...

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Thriller sees Zambia into last eight

Zambia beat Iran 4-2, through to knockout stage

Zambia survived a heart-stopping encounter to see off Germany 4-3 after extra-time to progress to their first Fifa U-20 World Cup quarterfinal on Wednesday. Both sides failed to find their groove in the opening period during a disjointed first half, but there was one moment of sublime brilliance. Philipp Ochs arced a free-kick from wide on the right flank, whipped ...

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Arsenal confirm Wenger new deal

Arsene Wenger

Long-serving Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has signed a new two-year contract, the club announced on Wednesday, ending months of speculation about his future. Wenger has presided over a challenging season, which saw his team fail to qualify for the Champions League, but masterminded a stunning FA Cup final win over Chelsea last weekend. The 67-year-old Frenchman’s new deal, which will ...

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Manchester attack: Abedi bought most bomb parts ‘himself’

Manchester bomber Salman Abedi

Manchester bomber Salman Abedi bought most of the components used to make the bomb himself, police have said. Many of the suicide attacker’s movements and actions were “carried out alone” in the four days prior to the attack, Russ Jackson, head of the North West counter terrorism unit, said. But police have yet to rule out whether he was part ...

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Trump ‘poised to quit Paris climate deal’

The Paris agreement is meant to reduce carbon emissions

US President Donald Trump is poised to pull the country out of the Paris climate accord, US media report, quoting senior officials. The 2015 accord for the first time united most of the world in a single agreement to mitigate climate change. It was signed by 195 countries out of 197 in a UN group on climate change, with Syria ...

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