Daily Archives: May 1, 2017

Cech ‘angry’ after derby defeat

Petr Cech © Gallo Images

Arsenal ‘keeper Petr Cech made no attempt to hide how “angry and disappointed” he felt after a 2-0 defeat by Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday dealt a huge blow to the Gunners’ bid to qualify for the Champions League. Goals from Dele Alli and Harry Kane saw Spurs, second in the Premier League, move a huge 17 points clear of Arsenal ...

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Turbulence injures 27 on Aeroflot flight to Bangkok

Turbulence injures 27 on Aeroflot flight to Bangkok

At least 27 people have been hurt as an Aeroflot flight from Moscow to Bangkok hit a patch of severe turbulence. No injuries were life-threatening, but several passengers suffered broken bones and three needed surgery, Russian officials said. A passenger described being “hurled” up to the ceiling, trying to cling on amid shaking which “wouldn’t stop”. The turbulence occurred in ...

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Govt to revamp Munda Wanga

Munda Wanga

Ministry of Tourism and Arts Permanent Secretary Dr Liya Mutale says the government is determined to keep Munda Wanga under watch and bring it back to what it used to be. Speaking after touring the Botanical Garden and Wildlife Sanctuary yesterday, Dr Mutale said there is urgent need to restock the park and improve infrastructure at the facility. She said ...

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South African DA, EFF parties disappoints PF

Mumbi Phiri

The Patriotic Front is disappointed by the South African DA and EFF Party’s inability to comprehend how the Zambian justice system works before issuing out unpalatable remarks against Zambia’s duly elected President Edgar Lungu. PF Deputy Spokesperson Mumbi Phiri says as a party, the PF is perturbed at how the DA and EFF have allowed themselves to be toiled by ...

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Zambia is short of rule of law – Milupi

Charles Milupi

Opposition Alliance for Democracy and Development (ADD) has expressed concern that Zambia is currently short of the rule of law. ADD president Charles Milupi says this explains why anyone that pushes for the rule of law in the Country seems to be in conflict with the Patriotic Front (PF) government. Mr. Milupi thinks that this is because the PF government ...

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Need to increase electricity tariffs nonnegotiable- Lungu

President Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has charged that he will not make decisions for the purposes of preserving his stay in office. President Lungu says there is life beyond his term in office. He states that if it means trade unions voting him out of office in 2021 over the proposed increment in electricity tariffs in Zambia which he supports, let them ...

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ZED urges faith based NGOs to help eradicate divisions

The Opposition Zambians for Empowerment and Development (ZED) has urged faith-based organizations to help eradicate divisions and inequality in the country. ZED Spokesperson Wesley Miyanda is appealing to the church to help unite the country and avoid taking sides. Mr. Miyanda has urged the faith based sector to work with the government of the day in managing and finally eradicating ...

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Show humility, YALI asks Lungu

President Lungu Edgar

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) has called on President Lungu to show humility and call for dialogue and reduce the continued political tension in the country. YALI President Andrew Nthewewe says there is need for President Lungu and opposition to swallow their pride and come together to strategize on a formula to provide solutions to the crises the country ...

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PF will terribly lose 2021 elections – Tayali

Tayali Chilufya

Economic and Equity Party (EEP) President Chilufya Tayali has predicted that the ruling Patriotic Front will terribly lose the 2021 General Elections. Mr. Tayali says he predicted President Edgar Lungu’s victory in the last elections and he has again predicted his loss in 2021. The EEP Leader says President Lungu and the PF stand no chance, even today if he ...

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