Daily Archives: September 18, 2017

YALI advises Lungu to hold quarterly talks with stakeholders

YALI Governance Advisor Isaac Mwanza

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) has advised President Edgar Lungu to begin holding bi-annual or quarterly talks with stakeholders as a way of exchanging notes, planning together and resolving most governance and economic related issues affecting the country. YALI Governance Advisor Isaac Mwanza says time has come for the Head of State to begin meeting with stakeholders who include ...

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Govt comfortable with Public Order Act

Steven Kampyongo - Home Affairs Minister

Home Affairs Minister Steven Kampyongo says Government is comfortable with the Public Order Act in its current form. Mr. Kampyongo says stakeholders complaining about this piece of legislation should make submission to the Ministry of Justice on what they want to see in the Act. He says the Police service has not had problems in implementing this law in its ...

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PF supporter attacked by UPND supporters in Chilanga still alive – Police

Esther katongo ZP

Police have dispelled reports published in some quarters of the media suggesting that a Patriotic Front member who was assaulted during the just ended by-election campaigns in Kalundu area in Chilanga has died. Spokesperson Esther Katongo says during the by-election, Police received seven reports of assault from various complainants and that the Teacher only identified as Kalaluka who is said ...

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Lusaka Water clarifies water shutdown

The Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) has clarified that water will be supplied from 07:00hrs to 18hrs during the four day rehabilitation works at Iolanda Water Treatment Plant in Kafue which will gobble close to K6 million. Managing Director Jonathan Kampala says during the period of the rehabilitation works, there will be an interruption of water supply for 4 ...

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Donald Trump: The UN has not reached its potential

Mr Trump at the UN

The United Nations is not living up to its potential, US President Donald Trump has said in his debut speech to the UN General Assembly. “Focus more on people, less on bureaucracy,” he urged at the organisation’s headquarters in New York, reiterating his call for reform. No state should bear a disproportionate share of costs, he said. The US pays ...

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St Louis: More than 80 arrested in Sunday protests

The protests began on Friday over the acquittal of former police officer Jason Stockley

More than 80 people have been arrested in the US city of St Louis during a third night of violent protests over the acquittal of a police officer who shot dead a black man. Jason Stockley, 36, was cleared on Friday of murdering Anthony Lamar Smith, 24, who was fatally shot after a police pursuit in 2011. Daytime protests have ...

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Rooney banned from driving

Everton striker Wayne Rooney arrives at Stockport Magistrates' Court

Former England captain Wayne Rooney was Monday banned from driving for two years and ordered to perform 100 hours of unpaid work after pleading guilty to drink driving. The Everton forward was stopped by police when driving a woman’s black Volkswagen Beetle at 2:00 am (0100 GMT) on September 1, while his pregnant wife and their three sons were on ...

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CiSCA concerned with violation of fundamental rights

Bishop J Mambo

The Civil Society Constitutional Agenda (CiSCA) is concerned with the systematic violation of fundamental human and constitutional rights by state actors in the country. CiSCA Chairperson Bishop John Mambo has told a media briefing in Lusaka that they are further concerned and troubled with the manner in which some constitutional office bearers such as the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) ...

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United thrash Everton with late goals

Antonio Valencia © Getty Images

Romelu Lukaku showed little room for sentiment on Sunday scoring one and creating another as Manchester United ran out ultimately comfortable 4-0 winners over his former club Everton to ruin Wayne Rooney’s Old Trafford return. Right-back Antonio Valencia gave United an early lead with a spectacular half-volley before late goals from midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan – set up by Lukaku just ...

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Wenger hails gritty Arsenal

Arsene Wenger © Action Images

Arsene Wenger claimed Arsenal’s battling 0-0 draw at Chelsea proved his players have the courage and commitment required to match the champions. Wenger’s side had endured a miserable run at Stamford Bridge in recent years, but they finally emerged unscathed from west London thanks to an unusually feisty display. In the past, Arsenal have been bullied into submission by Chelsea, ...

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