Daily Archives: August 29, 2017

Lungu eulogizes late Dr. Kasonde

President Edgar Lungu

President Edgar Lungu eulogized late former Health Minister Dr. Joseph Kasonde for his massive contribution to the transformation of Zambia’s health sector. Speaking during the requiem mass that preceded the late Dr. Kasonde’s burial in Lusaka, President Lungu says it is an undeniable fact that the former Health Minister played a pivotal role in promoting health activities in the country. ...

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Banda urges workers to protect resources

Charles Banda

Tourism Minister Charles Banda says government employees have a mammoth task of protecting resources from corrupt activities for the good of all Zambians. Speaking when he opened a training workshop for Integrity Committee members in his ministry, Mr. Banda noted that from the time a directive was issued by Government to form Integrity Committees; there has been an increasing number ...

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HH forgives people who put him in jail

Hakainde Hichilema

Opposition United party for national development leader Hakainde Hichilema says he habours no hate, and has forgiven all those that were involved in his brutal arrest and incarceration. And the UPND leader has called on his supporters and Zambians as a whole to put aside all the hate they might have over what transpired in the recent past for the ...

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Houston flood: Addicks dam begins overspill

Media captionDays of destruction: The story so far

A major dam outside Houston has begun spilling over as Storm Harvey pushes the reservoir past capacity, Texas officials say. Engineers have tried to prevent nearby communities from being inundated by releasing some of the water held by the Addicks dam. But flood control official Jeff Lindner says water levels are now over the height of the reservoir edge. Harvey ...

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Morocco, Mali look for first Group C wins


Morocco and Mali will both be looking for their first wins in Group C of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers when they meet at Stade Moulay Abdellah in Rabat on Friday night, kick-off at 10pm CAT. Morocco have played to two draws in their campaign thus far, holding Gabon 0-0 away before playing out a stalemate at home to group ...

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Bobbi Kristina Brown biopic trailer released

Bobbi Kristina Brown life will be told in a new TV biopic.  (Reuters)

Bobbi Kristina Brown’s biopic promises to tell a deeper story about Whitney Houston’s daughter, beyond her high-profile life and untimely death. The trailer for the movie, titled “Bobbi Kristina,” was released on Monday ahead of its premiere on Oct. 8 on TV One. “You heard the news. You never heard her story. Until now,” the video states. The trailer focused ...

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Nigeria welcome Cameroon for heavyweight clash

Cameroon head coach Hugo Broos

Nigeria and Cameroon will engage in a heavyweight bout when they meet in a 2018 World Cup qualifying clash at Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Friday evening, kick-off at 6pm CAT. Nigeria come into the clash sitting pretty at the top of Group B with a full haul of six points following wins over Zambia and Algeria in their ...

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Barclays pumps in K2.1 million in Barclays cup

Mawere with Kamanga barclays cup

Barclays bank has pumped in K2.1 million in the 2017 Barclays Cup edition which kicks off on 6th September. Barclays bank Zambia Managing Director Mizinga Melu announced during draws conducted in Lusaka today witnessed by Sports Minister Moses Mawere. The prize money has been upped from K300, 000 to K350, 000 with the runner up getting K180, 00 from last ...

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MultiChoice cuts subscription fees

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MultiChoice Zambia has announced reductions in subscription fees across all DSTV packages effective September 1. Managing Director Ngoza Matakala has told a media briefing in Lusaka that prices have been reduced by up to 16 percent. Mrs Matakala says DSTV Premium subscribers will now pay K790 from K818, a reduction of 3.4 percent, Compact Plus subscribers will be paying K450 ...

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