Daily Archives: July 10, 2017

CAPIZ calls on President Lungu to help City Market fire victims

Evangelist Gregory Chileshe - CAPIZ Founder

Christians against Poverty in Zambia (CAPIZ) is optimistic that the committee of ministers appointed by President Edgar Lungu to help the affected city market traders will rise to the challenge and come up with ways of creating a fund soon. CAPIZ Founder Evangelist Gregory Chileshe has told Q-news that the issue of helping the marketeers should be treated with much ...

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LWSC completes drilling of boreholes in Chongwe

Nshamba Muzungu

The Lusaka and Water Sewerage Company says it has completed drilling boreholes with a combined yield of 34 liters per-second to mitigate the perennial yearly drying of Chongwe River. Company public relations officer Nshamba Muzungu has told Q-NEWS that the water utility will soon embark on the construction of the reservoir and a pipeline which will be fed by the ...

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Nuclear medicine important in diagnosis – Chilufya

Chitalu Chilufya - Health Minister

The Ministry of health says nuclear medicine has become an important tool in diagnosis and management of chronic and non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular diseases as well the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. In a speech read on his behalf by the a ministry of health representative Dr Wezi Kaonga, at the regional training course on radiation protection safety in ...

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No Curfew – Kalaba

Harry Kalaba - Foreign Affairs Minister

Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba has assured the international community that the security measures announced by President Edgar Lungu following the invocation of article 31 will not result in a curfew. Speaking in Lusaka today when he met diplomats accredited to Zambia to brief them on the state of security in the country, Mr Kalaba says the freedom of movement ...

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Police directs motorists to stop using beacons or sirens

siren

The Zambia Police Command has directed motorists to stop using beacons or sirens on their vehicles. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo says the police command has noted with great concern the misuse of beacons or sirens by members of the public hence inconveniencing motorists and other road users. Ms Katongo says according to provisions of the Road Traffic Act as well ...

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SuperSport v Zesco headlines quarters

SuperSport

The quarterfinal pairings of the Total Caf Confederation Cup have been confirmed following the completion of the group stage matches at the weekend. Headlining the second tier Caf club championship is the Cosafa derby, with South African form team SuperSport United taking on Zesco United of Zambia – the first leg is pencilled in for Pretoria in September. Algerian powerhouse ...

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James Bond may get another 007 film with Daniel Craig after all

Where Can the James Bond Franchise Go From Here? Daniel CraigGetty Images

There could be some good news for James Bond fans that weren’t yet ready for a change. Actor Daniel Craig is reportedly considering returning for a fifth film in the decades-long franchise. According to The Mirror, the 49-year-old star is in talks to reprise the James Bond role once again, despite previously making it very clear that he had little interest ...

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Trump son met Russian who promised material on Clinton

Donald Trump Jr said "no meaningful information" on Mrs Clinton was provided

US President Donald Trump’s son has admitted meeting a Russian lawyer last year who, he says, promised to reveal damaging material on Hillary Clinton. But Donald Trump Jr insisted that Natalia Veselnitskaya had provided “no meaningful information” on his father’s rival for the presidency. The president’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and then-campaign head, Paul J Manafort, were also at the meeting. ...

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Yemen cholera cases pass 300,000 as outbreak spirals – ICRC

The war has left less than half of Yemen's medical facilities functional

A cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen is thought to have infected 300,000 people in the past 10 weeks, the International Committee of the Red Cross says. The situation has continued to “spiral out of control”, with about 7,000 new cases every day, the ICRC warned. More than 1,700 associated deaths have been reported, according to the UN. Yemen’s health, water ...

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