Daily Archives: May 29, 2017

Fates sealed as last 16 confirmed

Zambia beat Iran 4-2, through to knockout stage

THE DAY REPLAYED – The Fifa U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 group stage came to a tense climax as the last 16 was finally confirmed. Group F was wide open going into the final day, with a single goal in both games able to have completely transformed the shape of the first knockout round. While there was joy for ...

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France’s Macron set for ‘tough’ talks with Putin near Paris

President Macron is an advocate of globalisation and the EU single market

French President Emmanuel Macron will shortly hold talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin near Paris, amid tensions over the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. They will meet at the ornate Grand Trianon Palace at Versailles. Mr Macron says he expects some tough words. It could be an awkward meeting, the BBC’s Lucy Williamson in Paris reports. Recently Mr Macron’s ...

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Tayali advises against blame game on national unity

Chilufya Tayali

Equity and Economic Party (EEP) President Chilufya Tayali has advised his fellow political party leaders to stop the blame game but work together in healing the nation. Mr. Tayali is of the view that currently all politicians are pointing at each other as the causers of the problems Zambians are facing. Mr. Tayali says this “blame game” will not sort ...

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Three African Heads of State expected in Zambia

Harry Kalaba

Three African Heads of state from Madagascar, Rwanda and Ghana are expected to visit the country next month. Announcing the pending visits during a press briefing in Lusaka today, Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba says the three Heads of State are President Hery Rajaonarimampianinaof Madagascar, President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and President Nana Addodankwa Akufo-addo of Ghana. Mr. Kalaba has ...

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President Lungu concerned with succession disputes

President Lungu

President Edgar Lungu is saddened by the increasing number of succession disputes in some Chiefdoms in the country. President Lungu has implored the chiefs to take keen interest in finding a lasting solution to this challenge and not jeopardize the country’s impeccable record of peace and stability. Speaking when he opened a session of the house of Chiefs in Lusaka ...

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