Daily Archives: May 12, 2017

Jessica Chastain: 5 ways she wants Hollywood to change

Chastain plays the lead role in Miss Sloane, which is released in the UK this weekend

It’s difficult to find a more varied CV in Hollywood than Jessica Chastain’s. She’s played a CIA analyst in Zero Dark Thirty, a housewife in The Help and is about to be seen as a ruthless lobbyist in political thriller Miss Sloane. But having worked in the industry for well over a decade, Chastain says she remains disappointed by many ...

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Marouane Fellaini © Getty Images

Manchester United survived a sizeable scare to reach their first Europa League final after a nervy 1-1 draw with Celta Vigo at Old Trafford on Thursday completed a 2-1 aggregate victory. Marouane Fellaini’s 17th-minute header put United 2-0 up on aggregate, but Celta hit back late on through Facundo Roncaglia, who was then sent off along with United’s Eric Bailly ...

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Pope Francis on special trip to Portugal’s Fatima shrine

This week Fatima expects to see a record number of pilgrims

Pope Francis is embarking on a high-profile pilgrimage to Fatima in central Portugal, a shrine where he plans to make two shepherd children saints. It is 100 years since the two – and a third child – reported seeing the Virgin Mary while tending sheep. The third is also on the way to sainthood. Portugal has boosted security and reimposed ...

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Trump insists he’s not under FBI investigation

The article said Mr Trump called President Magufuli an "African hero"

US President Donald Trump has insisted he is not under investigation, while dismissing the FBI director he fired as a “showboat” and “grandstander”. Mr Trump also told NBC News it was his decision alone to sack James Comey. Mr Comey was leading an inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the US election and possible collusion between Trump campaign officials and ...

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PF is provoking UPND – Nalumango

Mutale Nalumango with UPND Secretary General Steven Katuka

The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) has described as provocative the ruling PF’s indication that it will to join in prayers for the release of incarcerated UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema. The UPND has said that it intends hold prayers for the release of its incarcerated leader who stands charged with treason. But yesterday, PF deputy spokesperson Frank Bwalya ...

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YALI castigates ERB

YALI Governance Advisor Isaac Mwanza

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) has observed that Zambians will in the future start shunning public hearings by the Energy Regulation Board (ERB) for its failure to respect their views. YALI Governance Advisor Isaac Mwanza tells QTV News that the people are frustrated that their submissions to ZESCO’s application to hike electricity tariffs by 75 percent were ignored by ...

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Govt not recruiting teachers at moment – Chipango

Hillary Chipango

The Ministry of General Education has dismissed as a hoax online adverts for the recruitment of teachers. Ministry spokesperson Hillary Chipango has told Q News that the ministry does not place adverts on social media and therefore people should be weary of such. Mr. Chipango has explained that when the ministry is ready to recruit new teachers it will use ...

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Grain Traders welcome lifting of ban on maize exports

Chambuleni Simwinga

The Grain Traders Association of Zambia has welcomed the lifting of the ban on export of maize to other countries by the government. Yesterday Agriculture Minister Dora Siliya announced the lifting of the ban on maize exports in view of the anticipated bumper maize harvest the country the country will record. Association Executive Director Chambuleni Simwinga tells QTV News that ...

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