Daily Archives: September 10, 2017

Messi ensures Barca pounce on Real stumble

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi’s hat-trick saw Barcelona move four points clear of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga as Ousmane Dembele marked his debut with an assist in a 5-0 rout of local rivals Espanyol on Saturday. Earlier, Madrid paid for the absence of the suspended Cristiano Ronaldo and a series of missed chances by Gareth Bale as they were ...

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RTSA cautions PSV drivers as schools reopen

Fredrick Mubanga

The Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) and the Ministry of General Education have called on parents and guardians to ensure that pupils use appropriate modes of transport as schools open on Monday 11th September 2017. In a joint statement by RTSA Head of Public Relations Fredrick Mubanga and Ministry of General Education Spokesperson Nondo Chilonga, the two institutions are urging ...

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UPND youths task Mutati to explain job creation strategy

Otis Bwalya - UPND Lusaka Province Youth Spokesperson

The opposition UPND Youths in Lusaka have charged that Parliament should not allow Finance Minister Felix Mutati to present the 2018 National Budget unless and until he accounts for 100, 000 decent jobs he had promised the young people of Zambia. UPND Lusaka Province Youth Spokesperson Otis Bwalya in a statement says Mr. Mutati is a seasoned financial mind and ...

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Police arrest ‘baby thief’

Esther katongo ZP

Police in Lusaka have arrested a 26 year old woman of Kanyama Compound for allegedly stealing a five month old baby boy. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo has identified a woman as Monica Mutale aged 26 of unknown house number in John Laing. Ms Katongo has explained to QTV News that this was after police received a report of child stealing ...

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HH’s style of politics irritates Mwakalombe

Japhen Mwakalombe - Lusaka Province Minister

Lusaka Province Minister Japhen Mwakalombe has advised opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) Leader Hakainde Hichilema to practice mature politics and not dent the image of the country. Speaking during the weekly PF Media Interactive Forum, Mr. Mwakalombe says it is really unfortunate that the opposition leader made false statements about the country’s parliament and judicial processes during his ...

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Zambia targets 5% GDP growth rate

Fredson Yamba

Government has targeted an average annual real Growth Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate of at least 5 percent by the year 2020. In a green paper released to QTV News by Secretary to the Treasury Fredson Yamba, Government says its specific broad socio-economic objectives during the 2018-2020 will include, maintaining single digit inflation in the range of 6-8 percent; Accelerating ...

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PF calls for morality in Politics

Sunday Chanda

The ruling Patriotic Front has defended that President Edgar Lungu is not intoxicated with power as claimed by some of his opponents. And the ruling has called for morality, substantive, mature and responsible politics from political players. PF Media Director Sunday Chanda has told Journalists in Lusaka that there are attempts by some political players who are busy insulting President ...

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Over 1, 000 refugees from DRC enter Zambia

Nickson Chilangwa visit camp

Luapula Province Minister Nickson Chilangwa has confirmed that over 1, 000 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo have arrived in Zambia after running away from fighting in that country. Mr. Chilangwa who was in company of PF Luapula Province party officials says the refugees had been camped at Ponde Secondary School in Chienge District and another transit point in ...

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Beyonce returns to Houston to help victims of Hurricane Harvey

Beyonce's been helping people affected by Hurricane Harvey in her home town of Houston, Texas.

Thousands of people were left homeless and dozens died following flooding caused by the hurricane last month. The singer’s mum Tina posted a video on Instagram which showed them helping serve up food to families affected. Beyonce’s Destiny’s Child band mate Michelle Williams was also on hand to help. In the post, Tina said: “That’s Michelle Williams at the beginning ...

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Hurricane Irma: Florida braces for storm arrival

The outer bands of Irma have already reached Miami

Hurricane Irma has strengthened to a category four storm as it nears Florida, with maximum sustained winds of 130mph (209km/h). Hurricane force wind gusts are battering islands in Florida’s south, the governor says, with the mainland due to be hit in the coming hours. Water levels are already rising on the coast of the US state where a huge storm ...

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