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Daily Archives: July 22, 2017

HIV/AIDS statistics worry Shimunza

MNT Presidents Daniel Shimunza

The opposition movement for national transformation (MNT) is worried about the high rate of HIV/AIDS prevalence rate for the country. MNT Leader Daniel Shimunza says according to the current statistics conducted by the national aids council on those infected, new affections per year is gravitating at around 46,000 people of the general population, a situation he said is unfortunate. Mr. ...

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Wina receives k20, 000 towards the rebuilding of the gutted Lusaka city market

Inonge Wina

The ministerial committee spearheading the rebuilding of the gutted Lusaka city market has continued to receive overwhelming support, with the lions club of Kabulonga district 413 and guardian insurance brokers limited donating two cheques worth k20, 000. Receiving the cheques at her office, vice-president Inonge Wina has commended Zambians that have stepped and contributed monies and materials towards the rebuilding ...

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Japan invest over 9 billion dollars in Zambia

Hidenobu Sobashima

Japan international cooperation agency-JICA says it has invested over 2 billion unites states dollars in Zambia since its existence in the country. Japanese ambassador to Zambia Hidenobu Sobashima has told a Zambia- JICA fellowship interactive meeting in Lusaka today that JICA also intends to train 30, 000 people in Africa in various economic disciplines by the year 2018. Mr. Sobashima ...

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Ghanaian clubs dwarfed in digital media rankings

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Despite their much-touted millions, Ghana’s biggest clubs Accra Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko are failing to replicate the numbers on digital media, research by German-based outfit Result Sports indicates. The research analysis underlines the need for much work and attention from clubs in the country through the use of digital media tools to connect to fans, wield enough influence ...

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Linkin Park cancel North American tour after Chester Bennington death

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Linkin Park have cancelled their North American tour following the death of singer Chester Bennington. Promoters Live Nation said refunds would be made available to all ticket-holders for the tour, which was due to begin next Thursday. A spokesman for the company added: “We are incredibly saddened to hear about the passing of Chester Bennington.” The Los Angeles County Coroner ...

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Three Israelis stabbed to death in West Bank attack

Medics took to hospital an Israeli woman who was injured in the attack

Three Israeli civilians have been stabbed to death in a settlement near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank. Another Israeli was wounded in the attack in Halamish. The Israeli army says the attacker was shot and caught. The attack came near the end of a day of clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces over new security measures at a Jerusalem ...

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Philippines Duterte: Martial law extended in Mindanao

There were protests outside congress on Saturday against the law

Legislators in the Philippines have voted overwhelmingly to extend martial law to deal with an Islamist insurgency in the restive island of Mindanao. Militants linked to so-called Islamic State have been occupying parts of Marawi, a city in the south, since May. President Rodrigo Duterte said the extension was necessary to crush the insurgency, but his critics say it is ...

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Sobashima describes Zambia’s political atmosphere as conducive

Japanese Ambassador to Zambia Hidnenobu Sobashima has described Zambia’s political atmosphere as conducive for trade and investment. Mr Sobashima tells Q-TV News in an interview that his country is therefore committed to enhance industrial development in Zambia. He says Japan is also working with the Zambian government to boost the agriculture sector by enhancing agricultural technology. Mr Sobashima adds that Zambia and ...

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Govt informs ICC on the outcomes of the consultations

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Government has informed the International Criminal Court (ICC) that Zambia will maintain its membership with the court. Justice Minister Given Lubinda says government made its position known to the ICC when the permanent secretary in the ministry of justice recently attended a meeting held in Dakar, Senegal. Mr. Lubinda says Zambia is also presenting its views on the reform of ...

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Declaration of a state of threatened public emergency has dented Zambia’s image- Timo

Finnish Ambassador to Zambia Timo Olkkonen

Finnish Ambassador to Zambia Timo Olkkonen says government’s decision to declare a state of threatened public emergency will have a negative impact on the country’s image. Mr. Olkkonen says the move will affect Zambia’s image internationally regardless of the justification of the declaration by government. He says this is especially that foreign media outlets are also not distinguishing between the ...

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