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Daily Archives: August 9, 2017

EL,HH in truce

Patricia Scotland

President Edgar Lungu and UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema have finally agreed to dialogue on the current political situation in the country arising from last year’s disputed general election. Visiting Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland who has brokered the truce has told a media briefing in Lusaka that the two leaders have willingly decided to forget about last year’s elections and ...

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Changala questions DPP’s credibility

B Changala

Civil rights activist Brebner Changala has questioned the credibility of the Director of Public Prosecutions to prosecute following the latest acquittal of former Lusaka province Obvious Mwaliteta and his co-accused on aggravated robbery charges. Mr. Mwaliteta and his co accused were arrested and charged with aggravated robbery in August last year after they intercepted records of election results. But Mr. ...

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HRC asks govt to procure bullet proof vests for officers

Commission Spokesperson Mweelwa Muleya

The Human Rights Commission (HRC) has appealed to the government to consider prioritising the procurement of adequate bullet proof vests or any form of such protective device for law enforcement officers, particularly those working in sensitive operations such as the anti-robbery squad in order to protect them from criminals. Commission Spokesperson Mweelwa Muleya says Police Officers are primary human rights ...

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Usher Sources Deny He Had Sex With Questionable Accuser Quantasia Sharpton

Usher in no way, shape or form had sex with the woman who came forward and claimed he exposed her to the herpes virus

(AllHipHop News) The phrase “fake news” has been thrown around a lot over the last eight months, but it may be appropriate for some of these herpes stories connected to Usher Raymond. After articles suggested one of the singer’s accusers, Quantasia Sharpton, may have been lying about having sex with Usher, TMZ now claims to have sources saying the accusations are definitely not ...

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Will Smith Talks Speaking With Barack Obama About Playing The President In A Movie (VIDEO)

Will Smith and Barack Obama

(AllHipHop News) Will Smith‘s acting talents are next set to be seen in the Netflix original movie Bright. But a future gig could feature the Philadelphia native starring as the 44th President of the United States. Smith was the first guest on Apple Music’s Carpool Karaoke: The Series, and he was asked about potentially playing Barack Obama. “I talked to Barack ...

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Chipolopolo plot Bafana downfall

Chipolopolo

Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda got his lads to work ahead of Saturday’s Kenya 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) tie against South Africa with 19 players reporting for duty. During a morning workout at Woodlands Stadium all players summoned to duty turned up with the exception of Zesco United members and Power Dynamos’ Alex Ng’onga. Zesco United players were part of ...

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Injury knocks Mtonga out of CHAN tie

Coach Wedson Nyirenda

Zesco United midfielder Kondwani Mtonga has been ruled out of Saturday’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) match against South Africa due to injury. And recalled Power Dynamos striker Alex Ng’onga is expected to link up with his teammates today after having been excused to attend to a family commitment. Coach Wedson Nyirenda confirmed the development to Fazfootball.com after the morning training ...

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Pressure on Pep, Mou to deliver

Pep Guardiola

A year ago, the buzz around the Premier League was focused on the arrival in Manchester of Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho as managers of City and United. The buzz may have gone but the biggest question before the coming season remains whether two of the highest-profile managers in the world can deliver on all the hype surrounding them. The ...

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Iran’s Rouhani appoints female vice-presidents after criticism

Ms Ebtekar has been reappointed as a vice-president

Iran President Hassan Rouhani has appointed three women as vice-presidents and one as a civil rights assistant following criticism of his all-male cabinet. Iran’s 12 vice-presidents run organisations linked to the presidency. There has been only one female cabinet member since Iran’s Islamic Revolution in 1979. The cabinet, which must be approved by parliament, also lacks Sunni members. Sunnis are ...

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China earthquake: Sichuan tremor leaves least 19 dead

More than 1,250 soldiers have been deployed to the area to help local rescue efforts

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake has killed at least 19 people and injured 247 in China’s south-western province of Sichuan. Six tourists are thought to be among the dead, with up to 45,000 people evacuated from the area. A separate 6.6-magnitude tremor struck the remote area of XinJiang, injuring 32 people. More than 87,000 people were killed in an earthquake in Sichuan ...

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