Daily Archives: July 1, 2017

Zanaco held goalless by Al Ahly

Zanaco held goalless by Al Ahly

Zanaco were held to a goalless draw by Al Ahly in their Group D Caf Champions League clash in Lusaka on Saturday afternoon. The result at the National Heroes Stadium sees the Zambians remains top of the pool on 11 points, three clear of second-placed Al Ahly. The other Group D match between Coton Sport and Wydad Casablanca on Saturday ...

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RTSA cautions motorists ahead of long holiday

Fredrick Mubanga

The Road Traffic and Safety Agency (RTSA) has cautioned motorists in the country to follow all traffic rules during the  Unity and Heroes holiday as the agency has intensified patrols countrywide. RTSA Head of Public Relations Fredrick Mubanga is appealing to all road users countrywide to exercise caution and obey all traffic rules and regulations during the Unity and Heroes ...

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Argentina hosts Lionel Messi’s ‘wedding of the century’

Messi first met his future bride when he was just five years old

Argentine football star Lionel Messi has married his childhood sweetheart in his hometown in what has been called the “wedding of the century”. A civil ceremony for Messi, 30, and Antonela Roccuzzo, 29, was held at a luxury hotel in the city of Rosario. Football stars and celebrities were among the 260 guests, with hundreds of police deployed for the ...

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Zesco, Smouha share spoils

Zesco, Smouha share spoils

Zesco United and Smouha shared the spoils in an intriguing Caf Confederation Cup group C match, with both sides staying winless in two successive matches, following a 1-1 draw on matchday five at the Arab El Borg in Alexandria, Egypt on Friday evening. The small crowd which turned up at the 86,000-seater stadium was treated to a goalless first half ...

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Helmut Kohl: Leaders pay tribute to German reunifier in Strasbourg

The former German chancellor's coffin arrives

World leaders are attending a ceremony at the European Parliament in Strasbourg to commemorate the life of former German chancellor Helmut Kohl – who oversaw German reunification. Mr Kohl, who died last month, was a major driving force behind closer European integration. Dignitaries have been paying respects at his coffin, which has been draped in the EU flag. He will ...

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Kapijimpanga presents letter of credence to Singapore President

Judith Kapijimpanga

Zambia’s High Commissioner Extra – Ordinary and Plenipotentiary to Singapore Judith Kapijimpanga has presented her credentials to the President of Singapore Tony Yam. Mrs. Kapijimpanga has also held closed door talks with the Singaporean President after inspecting a military guard mounted in her honor. The High Commissioner has since invited the President of Singapore to visit his Zambian counterpart, President ...

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Xi Jinping warns Hong Kong over sovereignty ‘red line’

Carrie Lam shakes hands with President Xi after swearing an oath of office in Hong Kong

Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned against “impermissible” challenges to Beijing’s authority over Hong Kong. Mr Xi was speaking at the swearing-in of the territory’s new leader Carrie Lam, as it marks 20 years since its handover to China from Britain. He took part in a series of lavish events, including a flag-raising ceremony, amid tight police security. But clashes took ...

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Zambian politics dominated by political immorality – Zimba

Political Scientist Chris Zimba

Political Scientist Chris Zimba says the continued standoff between the ruling PF and opposition UPND will one day land the country into serious predicaments. And Mr. Zimba has challenged the ruling Patriotic Front to apologize to the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) and to the deceased family over what happened at Memorial Park recently. Mr. Zimba says what ...

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