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Daily Archives: May 2, 2017

Big Match Feature: Real v Atletico

Big Match Feature: Real v Atletico

Holders Real Madrid CF could scarcely face a more familiar foe as they continue their bid to become the first team to successfully defend the Uefa Champions League title with a semifinal against neighbours Club Atlético de Madrid – the side they beat in the finals of 2014 and 2016. Real Madrid have won four of their seven European matches ...

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Togolese President expected in Zambia

Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe

Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe is expected in the country for a three day state visit from 7th to 9th May, 2017. And President Edgar Lungu is tomorrow expected to leave for South Africa to attend the World Economic Forum on Africa which will run from 3rd to 5th May, 2017. Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba has told journalists in Lusaka ...

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YALI advises govt to fulfill promised jobs

YALI president Andrew Nthewewe

Young African Leader’s Initiative (YALI) president Andrew Nthewewe has advised the government to ensure the promises it makes on job creation are implemented. Mr. Nthewewe has told QFM News that much as pronouncements on job creation are welcome, there is need for government to ensure that such promises are fulfilled and citizens are communicated to on the progress made in ...

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RaeLynn reunited with military husband

RaeLynn reunited with military husband

RaeLynn was reunited with her husband for the first time since he enlisted in the military. “Some people look up to their heroes. I’m in love with mine. Joshua being your wife is the greatest gift God has given me,” the country star shared on Instagram alongside her husband Josh Davis in his military garb. In a second post, RaeLynn ...

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Kim Kardashian flies solo at 2017 Met Gala

Kim Kardashian attends the 2017 Met Gala in New York City, May 1, 2017.  (Reuters)

Kim Kardashian attended last night’s Met Gala sans husband Kanye West. The reality star, who recently told Ellen Degeneres that she doesn’t care about materialistic things since she was robbed in Paris, chose a laid-back look for fashion’s big night. The 36-year-old donned a white, off-the-shoulder Vivienne Westwood dress with simple white sandals for her Met Gala appearance. Kardashian also went without ...

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Police charge four UPND members with arson

Esther Katongo

Police have charged the four UPND members apprehended at the Lusaka central correctional facility in connection with arson cases with being in possession of offensive materials contrary to section five sub section one and four of the laws of Zambia. Police spokesperson Esther Katongo has told Qfm news in a telephone interview that the docket for the four suspects will ...

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Govt should compensate HH – Chishimba

HH gets on Police van

Opposition United Progressive People (UPP) President Saviour Chishimba says government should compensate UPND President Hakainde Hichilema, his family and workers for torture and for the emotional stress they suffered during the Police on his residence. Dr. Chishimba says the alleged lawlessness leading to Mr. Hichilema’s arrest in which he together with his family and workers were tear gassed, and extensive ...

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President Lungu ledges to invest in health infrastructure

President Edgar Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has reaffirmed the Patriotic Front government’s determination to invest in infrastructure that supports the health living of the Zambian people. President Lungu says his government wants to continue walking the talk on its promise to create a health nation. He says government has since guided how all citizens should participate in the national health week activities. President ...

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Syria war: Many dead in IS attack on displaced people’s camp

There are several camps for refugees and displaced people along Syria's border with Iraq

More than 30 civilians and Kurdish-led fighters have been killed in an attack by Islamic State militants near Syria’s north-eastern border with Iraq. They targeted a makeshift camp for displaced Syrians and Iraqi refugees at Rajm al-Salibi, near the town of Shaddadi in Hassakeh province. The militants also also clashed with members of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) stationed at ...

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Govt to engage private sector in economic diversification – Lungu

EL Presido

President Edgar Lungu says the government has prioritized the engagement of the Private Sector in driving the economic diversification agenda. The Head of State said this in Lusaka this morning in a speech read on his behalf by Vice President Inonge Wina during the official opening of the second National Economic and Business Conference co-organized by Black Dot and the ...

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