Daily Archives: May 16, 2017

UPND youths urge govt to walk talk on job creation

Otis Bwalya

Opposition UPND youths in Lusaka district have challenged government to walk the talk in employment creation. UPND Lusaka district youth spokesperson Otis Bwalya says there is need for government to address the high levels youth unemployment in the country with the seriousness it deserves. Mr Bwalya says they are concerned as UPND youths that government’s pronouncements on job creation are ...

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CSPR engages Media, CSOs on 7NDP

Patrick Nshindano

The Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR) says there is need to engage the civil society movement in monitoring the implementation of the yet to be launched Seventh National Development Plan (7NDP). Speaking to QTV News on the sidelines of the Civil Society Organizations and Media workshop on monitoring of the 7NDP in Lusaka today, CSPR Executive Director Patrick Nshindano ...

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Police officers who testified in HH’s case defended

Esther Katongo

The Zambia Police has defended the professionalism of Police officers who testified in the case in which opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema was acquitted of the charge of using insulting language. The Court had questioned the professionalism of the officers. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo says the four police officers who were the only State witnesses in the case in fact ...

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SAA to review belt policy following passenger humiliation

File: A passengers's experience called for SAA “to improve overall travel experience and the inefficiencies of our operations”. Photo: eNCA

JOHANNESBURG – SA Airways is to review its seatbelt extension procedures after a passenger was humiliated when an aircraft had to “return to ramp” because it had failed to provide her with one. When Kabelo Seitei‚ a frequent flyer‚ boarded a flight in Cape Town last August‚ she asked the cabin controller for a seat-belt extension. When Seitei hadn’t received ...

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President publicly endorses Dlamini-Zuma as successor

President Jacob Zuma and his ex-wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

BULWER, KZN – President Jacob Zuma has publicly endorsed his ex-wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to become the next ANC president. The former AU commission chairperson was reportedly not keen to leave her position as home affairs minister five years ago to take the job in Addis Ababa. Zuma was speaking at a church gathering in Bulwer in KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday. The ...

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Could LaLa And Carmelo Get Back Together?

LaLa And Carmelo

(AllHipHop Rumors) Melo and LaLa are finished! Or so we thought. The pair spent a good part of Mother’s Day with their son Kiyan. The 10-year old lil guy seemed to be very happy to have both parents. Check out the video of them going into a swanky NY restaurant. This video looked weird. But this is really a good ...

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Zidane insists Real remain ‘grounded’

Real Madrid © Gallo Images

Zinedine Zidane insisted his Real Madrid stars don’t feel like champions yet, as his side close in on a potential double. A victory against Celta Vigo on Wednesday at Balaidos would put Madrid three points clear of Barcelona at the top of the table before the season finale on Sunday. They have also secured a place in the Champions League ...

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Disney hack: Ransom demanded for stolen film

Johnny Depp stars in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Film studio Disney has said hackers have threatened to release one of the studio’s forthcoming movies unless it pays a ransom. Disney CEO Bob Iger told ABC employees about the demand at a town hall meeting on Monday, The Hollywood Reporter said. He did not name the film, but Deadline reports that it is Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men ...

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Ivory Coast mutiny: Soldiers agree deal with government

Soldiers have been setting up road blocks across Ivory Coast

Soldiers in Ivory Coast have accepted a deal to end a five-day mutiny over pay. The government offered the mutineers an immediate bonus payment of five million CFA francs (£6500; $8,400) for the 8,400 mutineers and a further two million CFA francs at the end of June. They had previously rejected a settlement put forward by the government on Monday ...

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Sanchez a doubt for Sunderland tie

Alexis Sanchez

Arsenal’s top scorer Alexis Sanchez faces a fitness test to determine his availability for Tuesday’s Premier League clash against relegated Sunderland while midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been ruled out, manager Arsene Wenger said. Sanchez was withdrawn with a thigh injury during Arsenal’s 4-1 win over Stoke City on Saturday that kept Wenger’s team in the hunt for a top-four berth. ...

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