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Daily Archives: August 7, 2017

Lusaka Pastor arrested for murder

Esther Katongo

Police in Lusaka have arrested a Pastor at Door of Heaven Ministry church in Lusaka’s Chibolya Compound in connection with the death of two male juveniles. The two juveniles are his step son aged 10 years and his nephew aged nine years. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo has confirmed the development to QFM News in statement that this happened on 05th ...

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Chris Pratt and Anna Faris announce separation after eight years

Anna Faris and Chris Pratt said that they "cherished" their time together

US actors Chris Pratt and Anna Faris have announced that they are separating after eight years of marriage in joint statements shared on social media. The couple, who met in 2007 while filming the romantic comedy Take Me Home Tonight, said attempts to save their relationship had failed. “We tried hard for a long time, and we’re really disappointed,” Pratt ...

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Mourinho eyes first Super Cup win

Jose Mourinho © Action Images

Manchester United’s Jose Mourinho can collect the one European trophy he lacks when his side face Real Madrid in the Uefa Super Cup on Tuesday in his first competitive meeting with the Spanish giants since an acrimonious split in 2013. Mourinho, whose team won the Europa League last season to salvage an otherwise disappointing first campaign under the Portuguese, led ...

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Guardiola leads chase of Chelsea

Pep Guardiola © Gallo Images

Empowered by a close-season transfer splurge of some £200 million, Manchester City are the early favourites to topple Premier League champions Chelsea. Pep Guardiola endured a bruising first season in English football as City failed to challenge for the title, eventually finishing 15 points adrift of Chelsea in third place. The club reacted with a glut of new signings — ...

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Venezuela searches for rebels after deadly clash at army base

Anti-government protesters gathered in Valencia on Sunday

A search is under way in Venezuela for 10 men who escaped with weapons after an attack on a military base, President Nicolás Maduro says. The assault in the north-western city of Valencia was carried out by 20 people, he said. Two were killed, one was injured and seven were arrested. Earlier, a video posted on social media showed uniformed ...

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Pay workers on time, employers told

Labour Minister Joyce Simukoko

Labour minister Joyce Simukoko has called on employers to pay workers on time. Mrs. Simukoko says many workers are finding it difficult to pay for their rentals and send their children’s to school due to delay in payments by their employers. She says delayed salaries makes workers discontented and disillusioned thus the need to ensure that employer pay their workers ...

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Govt procure 10 million USD worthy of drugs

Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya

Government has procured drugs and medicines worth 10 million usd to stabilize the country’s drugs and medical supply system’s in the country. Health minister Dr. Chilufya says the procured medicines include ARVs, anti-malaria, health care kits and other ethanol medicines. And dr. Chilufya says government has increased the fleet of logistics, so that the drugs are distributed to all parts ...

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PIA encourages farmers to embrace weather index insurance scheme

PIA

The Pensions Insurance Authority (PIA) has encouraged farmers to embrace the weather index insurance scheme that will help them secure their farming business from the early stage of planting. PIA Communications Manager Doreen Silungwe told Qnews that the authority has introduced the scheme after observing that most farmers do not afford most of the traditional insurance packages offered by various ...

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Political Parties told to respect President Lungu and his office

Lesli Chikuse

Governance Activist Leslie Chikuse has called on political parties in the country to show respect to President Edgar Lungu and his office. Mr. Chikuse has observed the need for all political leaders in the country to engage the president on issues of common interest and national importance, than insulting the all the time. Mr. Chikuse has told q-news in an ...

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Govt says the ban on importation of live poultry still stands

Michael Katambo

Government says the ban on importation of live poultry will be in effect until the bird flu is contained in south Africa and Zimbabwe. In June this years, government banned the importation of live poultry and associated products from south Africa following an outbreak of pathogenic avian influenza in Zimbabwe and south Africa. Fisheries and Livestock Minister Michael Katambo told ...

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