Daily Archives: August 8, 2017

Super Mario in hot water again

Mario Balotelli

Mario Balotelli has again been caught speeding in his Ferrari, police told AFP on Tuesday as media reports claimed the striker had been caught doing 170-200kmh in a race with a friend’s Lamborghini. The former Manchester City and Liverpool striker, now at French club Nice, was stopped by a highway patrol on the A4 highway near the northern Italian town ...

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Chris Brown slammed for comment left on ex Rihanna’s picture

Rihanna with Chris Brown

Chris Brown is facing backlash for a comment he left on a picture of his ex-girlfriend Rihanna. The social media universe lashed out at Brown after the controversial rapper posted an emoji of bulging eyeballs on Monday underneath a snap of Rihanna in a scantily clad costume for the  2017 Crop Over festival in Barbados. While someone pleaded with the ...

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Taylor Swift in court as jury seated in civil trial

Taylor Swift

A jury has been seated in Taylor Swift’s civil trial involving a groping allegation against a former DJ. The eight jurors were selected from a field that once included 60 people on Tuesday in Denver federal court as both Swift an d the DJ, David Mueller, watched. Mueller’s back was turned toward Swift just as it was on the opening ...

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Kenya election 2017: Kenyatta says respect the result

People began queuing early in the morning and even overnight to cast their votes

People are voting in Kenya’s general election amid fears that the result could trigger communal violence. President Uhuru Kenyatta called for unity, saying he would accept the result and urged rivals to do the same. Queues at polling stations formed early and some minor stampedes were reported. Kenyan radio said one person was killed in clashes in the southern Kilifi ...

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Govt lifts suspension of land administration agency for Kalulushi


Government has with immediate effect lifted the suspension of the land administration Agency for Kalulushi Municipal Council. Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources public relations officer Diniwe Zulu says the ministry decided to lift the suspension following the measures put in place by Kalulushi Municipal Council to ensure effective land administration in the District. Ms Zulu says the lifting of ...

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Wina urges Insurance Companies to be innovative

Inonge Wina

Republican Vice President Inonge Wina has urged insurance companies in the country to come up with innovations and packages that will address the loss of properties through calamities. And Zambia State Insurance Corporation has donated a total of K150,000 towards the reconstruction of Lusaka city market which was gutted by fire last month. Speaking when she received the donation at ...

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Political Parties Bill to be tabled before parley

Given Lubinda  - Justice Minister Picture by Albert Mpezeni

Justice Minister Given Lubinda has disclosed that the political parties Bill will be tabled in the next sitting of Parliament. Speaking during a media briefing in Lusaka, Mr Lubinda says this follows the successful completion of the consultative process with stakeholders. He says in order to ensure that stakeholders have timely access to the Political Parties Draft Bill of 2017, ...

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South Africa’s President Zuma facing no-confidence vote

Anti-Zuma protesters have been marching ahead of the vote

South Africa’s President Zuma faces a motion of no-confidence as MPs vote in a secret ballot shortly. Opposition parties believe that MPs from the governing African National Congress (ANC) would be more likely to vote against the president if their vote is secret. Rival protests have been held in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town, where the vote will take place. ...

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UTH ready to conduct kidney transplants

UTH Imge

The University Teaching Hospital says it is now ready to conduct Kidney Transplants. Speaking during the tour of the hospital’s renal unit by medical personal from Lesotho,  UTH Senior Medical Superintendent for Adult Hospital ,Dr. Clarence Chiluba says the country has more than qualified personnel and equipment to conduct kidney transplants. He says by the end of this year, the hospital will ...

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Wada names final squad to face Bafana Bafana


National soccer team Coach Wedson Nyirenda has named his final 20-member squad that will face South Africa in the first leg of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) to be played in South Africa on August 12, 2017. The team is expected to leave on Thursday via South African Airways. FULL LIST GOALKEEPERS: Chibwe Allan (Power Dynamos), Toaster Nsabata (Zanaco). DEFENDERS: ...

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