Daily Archives: September 14, 2017

Lungu’s one year in office ‘well run’ – Mwila

Davies Mwila

Patriotic Front Secretary General Davies Mwila has encouraged President Edgar Lungu and his Vice Inonge Wina to ignore detractors as they celebrate one year in office. Mr. Mwila says the two leaders should endeavor to ignore their detractors bent on sabotaging the progressive works being rolled out for the benefit of the nation. He says the ruling PF, through its ...

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Zambia risks not attaining Vision 2030 – Wina

Vice President Inonge Wina

Vice President Inonge Wina says Zambia risks not attaining the Vision 2030 of becoming a prosperous middle income nation if it does not eliminate injustices, violence and inequalities. Ms. Wina says it is with this realization that Government has included gender inequalities as well as violence especially against women and girls in the Seventh National Development Plan to achieve the ...

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UPND meet to discuss whether to attend Lungu’s address to parley or not

Charles Kakoma

The Opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) has been meeting to discuss whether its Members of Parliament should attend tomorrow’s ceremonial opening of the National Assembly by President Edgar Lungu. UPND Members of Parliament have in the recent past boycotted President Lungu’s address to Parliament following the 2016 disputed elections. The boycott by the majority of the opposition lawmakers ...

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Iraq: At least 50 die in twin attacks near Nasiriya

The attack has been claimed by so-called Islamic State

At least 50 people have been killed in two attacks in southern Iraq, health officials say. In the first attack, a suicide bomber detonated his vest and gunmen opened fire inside a roadside restaurant near Nasiriya, the capital of Dhiqar province, security sources said. Soon afterwards, a car bomb exploded at a nearby checkpoint. So-called Islamic State said it carried ...

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Kuala Lumpur school fire kills students and teachers

Kuala Lumpur school fire kills students and teachers

At least 23 students and teachers have died in a fire at a religious school in Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur. The fire at the Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah broke out in the early hours of Thursday morning. The victims are thought to been trapped in their dormitory as the windows were barred with metal grilles. “It is one of the ...

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Small scale contractors seek to benefit from $1.2 billion road project

Lusaka Ndola carrigeway

National Association for Medium and Small Scale Contractors National Secretary Danny Simumba has called on government through the Road Development Agency to clearly state how Zambian contractors will be involved in the construction of the US$1.2 billion Lusaka-Ndola dual carriageway. Mr Simumba has stressed the need to come up with clear guidelines on how local contractors will be able to ...

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NGOCC objects to President appointing Political parties Board

Given Lubinda receives submissions from NGOCC Executive Director Engwase Mwale

The Non Governmental Organizations’ Coordinating Council (NGOCC) has objected to the President being the appointing authority of the Political Parties Board. Speaking when the NGOCC made eight submissions towards the Political parties Bill to Justice Minister Given Lubinda, Executive Director Engwase Mwale said the board should not be appointed by the President owing to the fact that he is coming ...

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Zambia moves up 18 places on Fifa ranking

Chipolopolo Mafro

Zambia has moved 18 places on the latest Fifa ranking to occupy the 78th position in the World. This comes after back to back victories over Algeria’s desert foxes in the 2018 Russia World cup qualifiers. The two consecutive losses suffered by Algeria at the hands of the Chipolopolo have since seen them drop 14 places, though they are still ...

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Is Drake Dating This New Actress?

It's another week and another rumored new boo for the 6 God! What's Drizzy's body count at this point? LOL.

(AllHipHop Rumors) I swear I can’t keep up with who these rappers are dating these days. It’s like they have a new flavor of day or week consistently. Apparently Drake has been flirting with actress Bria Vinaite after her movie screened at the Toronto International Film Festival. The 6 God is said to have took Vinaite for an intimate dinner ...

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Ronaldo fires Real, Reds held

Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos © Gallo Images

Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed a brace on his return from suspension for Real Madrid, as Tottenham Hotspur ended their Wembley jinx and Liverpool were held on their Champions League comeback on Wednesday. Real have sorely missed their Portuguese superstar as he serves a five-match domestic ban for pushing a referee. But he wasted no time in making his towering presence felt ...

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