Monthly Archives: July 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo appears in court on tax charges

Ronaldo could potentially be jailed for three-and-a-half years if found guilty, experts say

Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has appeared at a Spanish court where he was facing allegations he evaded millions in tax. Prosecutors accuse Ronaldo, reported to be the world’s highest paid athlete, of evading €14.7m ($17.3m; £13.1m) in tax. He had been expected to make a statement after the pre-trial hearing, but left without saying a word. The Real Madrid star, 32, ...

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Lungu congratulates Zambia U-17

President Edgar Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has congratulated the Zambia Under-17 for winning the just ended Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) championship which was hosted by Mauritius. The President said the splendid performance and ultimate victory of the boys over the hosts Mauritius is a clear indication of Zambia’s bright future for soccer. He says the marvelous performance by the boys ...

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QTV, CBC goes on DSTV


MultiChoice Zambia has announced the launch of two new local channels QTV and CBC on the DStv Platform. The channels will be available on the DStv Access, Compact, Compact+ and Premium packages from Tuesday, 1 August, 2017, with CBC on 277  and QTV on channel 278. QTV Chief Executive Officer Moses Nyama said the station very excited about this support ...

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UPND demands to know exact Zambia’s debt stock

Garry Nkombo

The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) has demanded that Government tells the nation Zambia’s exact debt stock. UPND Parliamentary Chief Whip Garry Nkombo has told a media briefing in Lusaka that in view of conflicting statements on the country’s debt stock, it’s imperative that Finance Minister Felix Mutati tells the nation the exact position. Meanwhile, Mr. Nkombo, who ...

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Zambian Govt slams Malema

Kampamba Mulenga

Government has dismissed South African opposition leader Julius Malema as an unruly political charlatan to whom Zambia owes no explanation. Reacting to Mr Malema’s attacks on President Edgar Lungu who he called a coward who does not tolerate dissenting views, Chief Government Spokesperson Kampamba Mulenga in a statement says government is displeased and disappointed with remarks attributed to the EFF ...

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Bafana ring changes for Zambia test


Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter has announced a 25-man squad to face Zambia in the 2018 African Nations Championship (Chan) qualifiers. The first leg clash of the third and final round will take place on Saturday, 12 August 2017 at a venue still to be announced. Kickoff is at 15h00. Baxter has kept the bulk of the squad making ...

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3-year-old burnt to death after unknown people torch house

Esther Katongo

A three year-old female toddler has been burnt to death after a grass thatched house in which she was sleeping was set on fire by unknown people in Itezhi Tezhi district. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo says this happened yesterday, 30th July, 2017 at around 05:00 hours at Kakololo. She says the body of the deceased is in Namwala hospital mortuary ...

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50 Cent Uses ‘Power’ To Send A Message To His Son

50 Cent

(AllHipHop Rumors) Iyanla Vanzant or Oprah haven’t reach out to 50 Cent and his son yet?! It’s still very unclear as to whether 50 Cent and his oldest son will ever mend their broken relationship. Over the last few years, we’ve seen their private issues spill out publicly via social media spats between the two. While there are plenty of ...

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Ronaldo due in court over tax-evasion claims

Cristiano Ronaldo

Football megastar Cristiano Ronaldo appears in court near Madrid on Monday accused of evading millions of euros in taxes, the latest player to fall foul of Spain’s taxman. The 32-year-old will be questioned by a court in Pozuelo de Alarcon, a wealthy suburb of Madrid where he lives, after returning from a summer break with his girlfriend and relatives and ...

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Sylvester Stallone posts birthday tribute to ‘fantastic enemy’ Arnold Schwarzenegger

Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger

Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger may poke fun at each other in the movies, but in reality they’re quite good friends. This was made evident at a recent birthday celebration for the “Terminator” star. The 71-year-old Stallone took to social media to honor his friend on his 70th birthday. First, the “Expendables” star posted a side-by-side shot of Schwarzenegger’s prime ...

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