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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Shonga smells Chan qualification

Chipolopolo striker Justin Shonga

In-form Chipolopolo striker Justin Shonga says fans should expect a good game in Saturday’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) match against South Africa. Shonga who netted a last minute equalizer in the first leg encounter in South Africa to earn Zambia a 2-all away draw in East London told Fazfootball.com that the team is focused on winning the match before their ...

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PF Govt failing to manage key sectors – UPND

UPND Chairman for Rural Development, Moono Mapani

The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) has accused the PF Government of failing to manage key economical sectors in the country. UPND Chairman for Rural Reconstruction and Development Moono Mapani says the agriculture, health, economy and education which benefit a lot of people especially rural dwellers are not managed well by the government. Mr. Mapani says instead of ...

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WHO, UNAIDS welcome mandatory HIV testing

WHO, UNAIDS welcome mandatory HIV testing

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Joint United Nations Programmed on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) have commended the Government of Zambia for its commitment to ensuring that people in Zambia know their HIV status, have universal access to Antiretroviral therapy and are virally suppressed in line with the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets by 2020; and achieve the overall goal to ending AIDS ...

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Continued killing of old people worries Human Rights Commission

Commission Spokesperson Mweelwa Muleya

The Human Rights Commission has expressed concern at the growing pattern of killing older persons on suspicion of witchcraft and calls for increased awareness and protection of their rights. Human Rights Commission Spokesperson Mweelwa Muelya has told QFM News that the revelation by Muchinga Province Police Commissioner Dr.  Charles Mbita that the province was recording an average of 10 deaths ...

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DPP enters Nolle in Police IG case against Tayali

EEP President Chilufya Tayali

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has entered a Nolle Prosequi in a case where the Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja sued Economic and Equity Party (EEP) President Chilufya Tayali for Libel. When the case came up for continuation of trial, the defense informed the court that it was ready to continue cross examining the Inspector General, but Magistrate ...

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HH advised not to be vengeful

Fr. Richard Luonde

Former Anglican Priest Richard Luonde has advised opposition United Party for national Development leader Hakainde Hichilema not to be vengeful following his incarceration. Father Luonde has appealed to Mr. Hichilema to instead leave vengeance to God. He says Mr Hichilema should now forge ahead and begin preparing for the next elections as a way of ensuring that there is peace ...

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Don’t abuse nolle prosequi – PF tells HH

Sunday Chanda - PF Media Director

The ruling Patriotic Front has advised freed UPND President Hakainde Hichilema to stop using the language that has the potential to bring anarchy in the country. And the ruling party has advised the UPND Leader not to abuse the nolle prosequi that has been granted to him. PF Media Director Sunday Chanda tells Qtv News that Mr. Hichilema’s remarks when ...

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Honor your commitment to dialogue – FODEP urges ECL, HH

HH EL

The Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) has implored President Edgar Lungu and United Party for National Development (UPND) Leader Hakainde Hichilema to honor their commitment to dialogue. FOEDP Executive Director Mweenge Chimfwembe says now that Mr Hichilema has been freed it is important that the church proceed to organize a dialogue meeting and begin serious introspection of areas that cause ...

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Trump defends ‘beautiful’ Civil War statues

Civil War statues have prompted protests for many years

US President Donald Trump has denounced the removal of “beautiful” Confederate statues amid a heated national debate about US race relations. “Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our beautiful statues and monuments,” he tweeted. “You can’t change history, but you can learn from it,” he continued. Mr Trump ...

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