Monthly Archives: September 2017

Guardiola reveals Spain ambition

Pep Guardiola © Gallo Images

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has revealed he wants to coach Spain in the future. Former Spain midfielder Guardiola is in his second season with City after successful spells at Barcelona and Bayern Munich. The 46-year-old failed to win a trophy in his first year in England, but City have emerged as early pace setters in the Premier League title ...

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Puerto Rico: Trump lashes out at San Juan mayor over Maria response

Some aid is being distributed to residents

Donald Trump has lashed out at Puerto Rico politicians over their criticism of US relief efforts on the island following Hurricane Maria. The category four hurricane a week ago killed 16 people on the island and left millions in need of aid. In a series of tweets, Trump said that Puerto Rican officials showed “poor leadership ability” and “want everything ...

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North Korea and US ‘in direct contact’, says Tillerson

Rex Tillerson is in China meeting President Xi Jingping and other top officials

The US is in “direct contact” with North Korea, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said. Mr Tillerson said Washington was “probing” the possibility of talks with Pyongyang, “so stay tuned”. “We have lines of communications to Pyongyang,” he said during a trip to China. “We’re not in a dark situation.” North Korea and the US have engaged in heated ...

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Chinyanta embarks on women empowerment programs

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Patriotic front Matero ward 28 councilor Aggie Chinyanta has embarked on women empowerment programs to supplement governments developmental and empowerment programs in communities. Ms. Chinyanta who is the only female councilor in Matero constituency says she has used her own pocket money to empower women in her ward with various businesses. She says in as much as government is working, ...

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Police denies UPND permit to protest

The Zambia police on the Copperbelt has denied the opposition united party for national development permit to conduct a peaceful demonstration against Konkola Copper Mine (KCM) outsourcing. UPND Nchanga constituency losing candidate Derrick Chilundika says worried why the police denied them permit when they notified them on time. Mr. Chilundika says has accused the patriotic front government of failing the ...

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Tayali challenges Kambwili to a live TV programme

Chilufya Tayali

Economic and Equity Party (EEP) Leader Chilufya Tayali has challenged roan member of parliament Chishimba Kambwili to a live television debate, to expose him of his corrupt practices. Mr. Tayali tells QNews that despite Mr. Kambwili’s zeal on exposing corrupt activities in government, it is actually him who is more corrupt. . By broadcast time, the qtv news crew found ...

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Sinkamba describes the 2016 national budget as the most consumptive budget in decades

Peter Sinkamba

The opposition green party has the described the 2016 national budget presented to parliament yesterday as the most consumptive budget in decades. Party president peter Sinkamba says finance minister Felix Mutati’s 2018 budget has thrown to the wind tenets and benchmarks set by the seventh national development plan (SNDP). Mr. Sinkamba says this has brought into question not only the ...

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Four health training institutions closed in past six months

Dr Chitalu Chilufya - Health Minister

Health Minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya has directed the General Nursing Council of Zambia to close down any nursing or midwifery college or university that is failing to abide by the set regulations and standards of operation. This directive comes in the wake of revelations by the GNC that it has closedown three universities and one college of nursing and midwifery ...

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Police pick up protestors at parliament

Police pick up protestors at parliament

Police in Lusaka has picked up a number of people who defied the directive not to go ahead with the protest at Parliament against government’s procurement of 42 fire tenders at a total cost of US$42 million. Those arrested include Patriots for Economic Progress (PEP) leader Sean Tembo, Alliance for Community Action Executive Director Laura Mitti, and Zambia Council for ...

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