Daily Archives: July 26, 2017

Lungu won’t interfere in Maize Price


President Edgar Lungu says he will not interfere with the maize price set by the Food Reserve Agency. The Food Reserve Agency has announced that it will buy a 50kg bag of maize at K60 compared to the K85 it was the same quantity last year. President Lungu says the price is determined by the market and that no one ...

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Govt flags off NHFC for 2017

Dr. Kennedy Malama

Government has flagged-off the National Health Facility Census (NHFC) for 2017. Speaking during the flag-off ceremony, acting ministry of health permanent secretary, health services Dr Kennedy Malama said the exercise is extremely important for the health sector as data collected would be useful for policy formulation. Dr Malama says despite the achievements scored in the health sector in the recent ...

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Police arrest 12 people of arson

Kakoma Kanganja - Inspector General of Police

Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja has disclosed that the number of people arrested in connection with the recent cases of arson and sabotage has increased from 11 to 12. Mr. Kanganja says the police are continuing to investigate the cause of the inferno that swept through part of City market and other arson cases. The Police chief says the ...

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Expelled Kambwili goes to court

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Expelled Patriotic Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili has challenged his expulsion from the ruling party in court. Patriotic Front Secretary General Davies Mwila says Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has written to the party informing them that Mr Kambwili has challenged his expulsion in Court. Mr Mwila says the party had written to the Speaker asking him ...

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Roma beat Spurs in five-goal thriller

Marco Tumminello © Gallo Images

Roma withstood a dramatic, late Tottenham comeback to send the Premier League team to their first defeat of this pre-season in a bad-tempered affair which ended 3-2 in remarkable fashion. Tackles were flying in all over the pitch and Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino was livid with match officials in the second half, although much of his anger would have been ...

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Lana Del Rey: ‘I got jolted into the real world’

Lust For Life sees Lana questioning America's place in the world

She’s just been in the studio with Radio 1’s Nick Grimshaw, trying to make him giggle while he goes about some serious radio presenting business; and she’s daydreaming about her favourite UK delicacy – a sandwich from Pret. When she discovers she’s in the same building as the BBC newsroom, the star politely asks for a guided tour. “I never ...

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Russia sanctions: EU vows to retaliate over US measures

The new bill may complicate President Trump's plans to improve relations with Russia

The European Union has expressed concern about US plans to impose fresh sanctions on Russia, amid concern they could hurt energy companies. The EU Commission sounded the alarm after the US House of Representatives voted in favour of the measures, despite opposition from Donald Trump. The bill is likely to complicate the US president’s hopes of improving relations with Russia. ...

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Trump: Transgender people ‘can’t serve’ in US military


US President Donald Trump says transgender people cannot serve in “any capacity” in the military. He tweeted that he had consulted with military experts and cited “tremendous medical costs and disruption”. The Obama administration decided last year to allow transgender people to serve openly in the military. But in June, Defence Secretary James Mattis agreed to a six-month delay in ...

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Lungu challenged to fire corrupt Ministers

YALI President Andrew Nthewewe

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) has called on president Edgar Lungu to fire the corrupt ministers he hinted he would fire in November last year. YALI President Andrew Nthewewe has bemoaned lack of action in the fight against corruption by the president. Mr. Nthewewe says it is high time President Lungu walked the talk in the fight against corruption ...

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