Daily Archives: August 22, 2017

Ndoyi questions splitting of UNZA

UNZA Billboard

Former Zambia National Students Union (ZANASU) President Prince Ndoyi has urged government to implement policies such as the students’ loan facility for universities students before making new policy pronouncements. Mr Ndoyi told Q-news that the feasibility of the recent pronouncement by government to restructure the University of Zambia is questionable. He says the decision to split the University of Zambia ...

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ZNUT refutes ‘salary increment’ claims

Joe Kasaka

The Zambia National Union of Teachers (ZNUT) has advised teachers across the country to ignore reports suggesting that teachers have been awarded a salary increment effective this August. ZNUT Spokesperson Joe Kasaka has told QTV News that the union is receiving a lot of phone calls from teachers across the country asking about the same purported increment. Mr. Kasaka says ...

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PF urges civil servants to understand PF manifesto

PF Media Director Sunday Chanda

The ruling Patriotic Front has implored civil servants to support government efforts aimed at taking development closer to the people. PF Media Director Sunday Chanda has advised civil servants not to frustrate President Edgar Lungu’s developmental agenda. He says the party is aware that not every civil servant may support the party in power, therefore it is important that the ...

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Rooney has media purring

Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney labelled his 200th Premier League goal in Everton’s 1-1 draw with Manchester City a “sweet moment” and had the British media purring and suggesting Tuesday he be recalled to the England squad.”Blue Roon” was the Daily Mirror’s headline while the Sun went with “Long May He Wayne” after Rooney joined former England and Newcastle great Alan Shearer as ...

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Egypt international joins Wits

Amr Gamal

BidVest Wits have completed the loan signing of Egypt international striker Amr Gamal from Al Ahly. The 26-year-old, who is one of the lead forwards for his country, was unveiled by The Clever Boys on Tuesday. “Egyptian striker Amr Gamal has joined us on a one-year loan from Al Ahly. Welcome to the family,” Wits confirmed in a tweet. Gamal ...

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United’s Rojo returns to training

Marcos Rojo

Argentinian defender Marcos Rojo gave another filip to early Premier League leaders Manchester United by returning to training with the first team on Tuesday. The 27-year-old — a member of the Argentinian side that lost to Germany in the 2014 World Cup final — is recovering from a knee ligament injury suffered last April which ruled him out of among ...

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Barcelona attack: Surviving suspects face judge

The four suspects in court were (L-R) Mohammed Aalla, Mohamed Houli Chemlal, Sahal al-Karib and Driss Oukabir

Four men accused of belonging to the cell behind the attacks in and around Barcelona are appearing at the high court in Madrid. They are being questioned by a judge deciding what charges to press over the vehicle attacks that left 15 people dead and more than 100 injured. Eight other members of the alleged cell are dead – two ...

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US Navy collision: Remains found in hunt for missing sailors

The collision was reported at 05:24 local time on Monday east of the Strait of Singapore

Human remains have been found in the hunt for 10 US sailors missing after their destroyer collided with a tanker near Singapore, the navy says. The discovery came when divers were sent down to search inside the USS John S McCain, now berthed at Singapore’s Changi naval base. The collision with a Liberian-flagged ship happened before dawn on Monday as ...

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Dual citizenship: applications by Zambians in the diaspora priority – Kampyongo


Home Affairs Minister Steven Kampyongo says Zambia will prioritise applications of Zambians living in the Diaspora that would want to restore their lost Zambian citizenship. Mr. Kampyongo says priority will be given to Zambians that have renounced their citizen in preference to other countries due to circumstances. Speaking at the Zambian Chancery in Pretoria, South Africa when he addressed Zambians ...

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