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Daily Archives: May 11, 2017

Murray knocked out of Madrid Open

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World number one Andy Murray was knocked out of the Madrid Open as he lost in straight sets to Croat Borna Coric in the last 16. Coric, 59th in the world rankings having secured his first ATP Tour title in Morocco last month, won 6-3 6-3. The 20-year-old broke his British opponent three times in the opening set, and a ...

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Everything we know about the Dynasty remake

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A remake of classic ’80s TV soap Dynasty has been given the green light in the US. And while there’s no news of a return for Joan Collins’s Alexis yet (we live in hope), here’s what we do know about the reboot. 1. Girl power Two of America’s wealthiest families, the Carringtons and the Colbys, are still at war – ...

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New FBI boss stands by Russia probe

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The FBI investigation into alleged links between Russia and the Donald Trump election team will carry on unimpeded by the sacking of its head, James Comey, his successor has said. Acting Director Andrew McCabe told a Senate committee his boss’s dismissal had not affected the work of the FBI. He also said Mr Comey had “broad support” within the agency, ...

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Govt called on to find root cause to increased GBV

YWCA) President Lucy Lungu has called for a comprehensive research from government which is aimed at finding a root cause to the increase of Gender Based Violence Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) President Lucy Lungu has called for a comprehensive research from government which is aimed at finding a root cause to the increase of Gender Based Violence in the ...

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LCC burial permit office records 980 deaths in three weeks

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The Lusaka City Council says a total of nine hundred and eighty (980) deaths were recorded at its burial permit office based at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) within the past three weeks. Council Assistant Public Relations Manager Brenda Katongola says of these,one hundred and sixty four (164 ) were transfers out of Lusaka District, while five hundred and fourty ...

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ZNFU calls on govt to remove 10% export tax on maize

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The Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) has called on government to immediately remove the 10% export tax on maize. ZNFU president Jervis Zimba says the removal of  the 10% export tax will help avoid farmers being paid poor prices and will make Zambian maize competitive on the regional market. Mr Zimba says there is need to be cognizant of the ...

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HH found with case to answer on one charge

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The Lusaka Magistrate Court has found opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema with a case to answer in the case in which he has been charged with Using Insulting Language. Mr Hichilema has since been put on his defense. This is in a case, in which Mr. Hichilema is alleged to have used insulting language on Police officers that apprehended him ...

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Nas & Nicki Minaj Are A Couple, According To The Internets

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(AllHipHop Rumors) Well Nas is certainly an upgrade from Meek Mill! As you know in the Hip Hop and celebrity world, if you are spotted with anyone, that automatically means you are dating them! Nas and Nicki Minaj were caught looking pretty cozy, and Nicki posted the photo to her Instagram page. Now folks are speculating that the two might ...

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50 Cent Laughs Off Burglary Attempt

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Rapper 50 Cent has joked about the trouble he is having selling off his Connecticut mansion after the property was targeted in a break-in. 50 Cent was not at the sprawling pad at the time and nothing appeared to have been taken in the incident. The “In Da Club” hitmaker has since taken the news in his stride and has ...

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India wedding: At least 22 killed by collapsing wall

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At least 22 people were killed when a wall collapsed during a wedding party in northern India. The guests had taken shelter from heavy rain under a tin shack when a wall collapsed onto it in the storm. Another 26 people were injured in the accident in Bharatpur, a district in Rajasthan state, 15 of them seriously. Local media reports ...

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