Daily Archives: August 25, 2017

Major Security Measures Implemented For Eminem’s U.K. Show

Police the U.K. are taking no chances when it comes to security for Em’s big show.

(AllHipHop News) Police in the UK are stepping up security measures in anticipation of a concert featuring Eminem. The rapper is due to hit the stage during “Summer Sessions” tonight, where over 35,000 people are expected to attend at Bellahouston Park. The police chance to concert early, because everybody will be searched before entering Bellahouston Park. “We will have a ...

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Lil Wayne’s ‘Lil Weezyana Fest’ 2017 To Stream Live On Tidal

Lil Wayne

(AllHipHop News) Lil Wayne is back with his Lil Weezyana Fest. This year’s edition will once again stream live on the Tidal entertainment platform. The third annual Lil Weezyana Fest is expected to feature performances by Weezy, Gucci Mane, Youngboy Never Broke Again, Rich The Kid, and Kodie Shane. Viewers should also expect more surprise guests to hit the stage ...

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LICS pledge to engage with vulnerable communities

Kenneth Chimese

Lusaka International Community School (LICS) has through its Outreach Education Program pledged to engage with vulnerable communities and under-funded schools in the area it operates to uplift the lives of the less privileged in society. LICS Program Coordinator Kenneth Chimese says the school has an obligation to make itself relevant in the country and impact on communities more positively. He ...

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TEVETA calls for re-engineering of TEVET system

David Chakonta

The Technical Education, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training Authority (TEVETA) says it will incorporate the development and supply of internationally competitive skilled persons to the Zambian laboUr market as the country strives towards the attainment of the vision 2030. TEVETA Director General David Chakonta says this will be achieved by re-engineering the TEVET system for the bulk of learning experiences to ...

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Malama encourages Zambians to know HIV status

Dr. Kennedy Malama - MoH Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for Administration Dr. Kennedy Malama says the country risks losing THE gains it has made in the fight against HIV if Zambians do not attach a positive approach towards the fight. Dr. Malama says the ministry’s focus is to ensure that Zambians take HIV testing as an opportunity for everyone to know their status. He ...

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Construction of Chipata – Petauke – Serenje Railway line to start next year

Eng Brian Mushimba - Picture by Albert Mpezeni

Government has disclosed that the construction of the US$2.3 billion Chipata-Petauke-Serenje railway line is expected to start next year. Transport and Communication Minister Brian Mushimba says the project will enhance Zambia’s regional trade and transport competitiveness. He says government has completed the major step of the environmental impact assessment for the construction of the green field railway line. Mr Mushimba ...

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India guru rape case: 12 die in unrest as Ram Rahim Singh convicted

Media captionViolent clashes have taken place in Panchkula (footage by Sudeep Sachdeva)

At least 12 people have been killed in violent protests over the rape conviction of a popular religious leader in north India. The victims are believed to be Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s followers. Angry supporters are rampaging through Panchkula town, near Chandigarh. Reports of widespread vandalism are coming in. At least two railway stations have been set on fire. About ...

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Real draw Dortmund, Spurs in UCL

Champions League trophy

Holders Real Madrid will face Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League group stage while five-time winners Barcelona were drawn with last season’s runners-up Juventus on Thursday. Zinedine Zidane’s side are chasing a third successive European title and fourth in five seasons after demolishing Italian champions Juventus 4-1 in Cardiff in June. The record 12-time European champions also ...

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President Lungu reassures Zambians on HIV testing


President Edgar Lungu says individuals’ privacy is guaranteed under the new HIV testing policy. In a facebook posting, President Lungu says from the comments he has been reading regarding the Mandatory HIV Testing, Counseling and Treatment, he has noted that most people are concerned about privacy to their results. He says people should not worry over the newly introduced policy ...

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Zambia,Germany sign 107 million Euros grant

Mutati explains

The Zambian and Germany governments and KFW have signed a grant agreement for financial and technical cooperation amounting to 107.5 million Euros. Speaking during the signing of the grant agreement in Lusaka, Finance Minister Felix Mutati says the funds will be utilized in various areas that directly contribute to poverty reduction within the context of the Seventh National Development Plan ...

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