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Daily Archives: May 18, 2017

Action Aid Zambia empowers 15 Youth organizations

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Action Aid Zambia has given 15 youth organizations one million, three hundred and eight thousand, fifteen Kwacha (K1, 308,015) under the Queens Young Leaders Firestarter Initiative. The beneficiary youth organisations are from Copperbelt, Northern, Luapula, Muchinga, Southern, Eastern, Lusaka  and Western provinces. Speaking during the awards ceremony in Lusaka today, ActionAid interim country Director Kijala Shako says in an effort ...

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CCPC seize assorted goods in Eastern province

CCPC Executive Director, Chilufya Sampa

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC), in collaboration with three Local Authorities in Eastern Province, has seized assorted goods worth over K9, 000 during a joint inspection operation covering over 30 shops in Lundazi, Chadiza, Petauke districts. The seized items included those that did not meet minimum required standard for them to be sold to consumers; expired products and ...

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Kambwili appears before ACC for questioning

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Former Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Chishimba Kambwili today appeared for questioning at the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for alleged involvement in corrupt activities. ACC Corporate Affairs Manager Timothy Moono has confirmed that Dr. Kambwili presented himself at the Commission’s Headquarters in compliance with a summon issued to him. Mr. Moono says the allegations against Mr Kambwili relate to Abuse of ...

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Police in Lusaka pick up body in suspected ritual murder case

Esther Katongo

Police in Lusaka have picked up a body of a man with missing private parts in a suspected ritual murder case. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo tells QTV News that the body of an unidentified man aged between 30 and 35 was picked up in the early hours of today in Zingalume Compound. Ms Katongo says this followed a tipoff  Police officers ...

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Trump Russia inquiry: Former FBI boss to lead probe

Robert Mueller (L) with his successor at the FBI James Comey, whose dismissal prompted calls for a wider investigation

A former FBI boss has been named special counsel to oversee an inquiry into Russia’s alleged meddling in the election and any Trump campaign ties. In naming Robert Mueller, the deputy attorney general said it was in the public interest to have an outsider. The appointment was widely endorsed by politicians from both sides. In a tweet President Donald Trump ...

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Snoop Dogg To Host Reboot Of ‘The Joker’s Wild’ Game Show

The new version of the show will be set in a casino featuring giant dice, playing cards, streetwise questions, and problem-solving games.

The Joker’s Wild is being executive produced by Snoop and Michael Strahan.

(AllHipHop News) Calvin “Snoop Dogg” Broadus has become the latest veteran Hip Hop artist to lead a television program. Snoop Dogg will join 50 Cent (50 Central on BET) and Ludacris (Fear Factor on MTV) as rappers-turned-hosts for upcoming TV series. According to Deadline, the California representative will take the reins of a reboot of the game show The Joker’s Wild on TBS. ...

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Starlets thrash Gabon, reach last four

Black Starlets of Ghana

Ghana reached the semifinals of the Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations after a 5-0 victory over hosts Gabon on Wednesday night. An emphatic result from the Stade de Port-Gentil it is but the high-flying Black Starlets had to overturn an early storm from the Gabon side who produced a stunning display of high-energy football, especially in the first 20 minutes. ...

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Serengeti ready to battle Angola in U17

Serengeti ready to battle Angola in U17

Tanzania’s second outing in the ongoing Afcon U17 IN Gabon will be against Angola Thursday in what is expected to be a cracker before winding up their group stage campaign against West African side, Niger on May 21. In their first game, the Serengeti Boys produced an industrious and impressive performance as they played out an entertaining barren draw against ...

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‘More than 3,000 escaped’ Makala jail in DR Congo

Cars parked at the front of the prison were burnt during the jail-break

More than 3,000 prisoners are believed to have escaped the main prison in Democratic Republic of Congo, security sources have told the BBC. The authorities say only around 50 prisoners got away when armed men attacked the prison on Wednesday. The security sources also said dozens of people were killed during the attack on Makala prison. Ne Muanda Nsemi, leader ...

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