Daily Archives: September 25, 2017

Barclays Bank Zambia MD awarded with transformational leadership


Barclays Bank Zambia Managing Director Mizinga Melu, has been awarded with the marketplace transformational leadership award. Mrs Melu was conferred with the award on Friday, 22 September during an awards gala that was held at Sandton Conventional Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa by the Market Calling International (MCI). The awards are in recognition of the global market place achievements and ...

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SADC member states urged to harness opportunities Zambezi river basin provides


Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection Minister Lloyd Kaziya has urged SADC member states to harness chances that the Zambezi river basin provides. Speaking during the Zambezi river Basin wide Forum in Lusaka, Mr. Kaziya says the basin has witnessed a lot of inadequate development outcomes in the recent past. He says Member States should reflect on how the water ...

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ZNFU guides govt on Proposed Maize Export Ban


The Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) says the call on Government by the Zambia Union of Financial Institutions and Allied Workers to ban maize exports so that the country only exports finished products in the form of mealie meal, should be treated with utmost caution and be well thought through. In a statement, ZNFU Media and Public Relations Manager Calvin Kaleyi ...

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Speaker counsels MPs on 7NDP

Speaker of the National Assembly Dr. Patrick Matibini (Picture by Albert Mpezeni)

Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has advised Members of Parliament to take interest in knowing the content of the 7th National Development Plan in order to provide informed checks and balances on the executive. Dr. Matibini says it is parliament’s responsibility to ensure the government remains accountable to the people. Speaking when he officiated at the 7th National ...

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Pep warns players against complacency

Pep Guardiola © Getty Images

Pep Guardiola on Monday warned his on-fire Manchester City team they must guard against complacency or risk seeing a great start to the season disintegrate once again.City are top of the Premier League after winning five and drawing the other of their opening six matches, while also enjoying victories over Feyenoord in the Champions League and West Brom in the ...

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Juventus president banned for year

Andrea Agnelli © Getty Images

Juventus president Andrea Agnelli has been banned for a year for his role in the sale of tickets to fan groups, the Italian Football Federation said Monday. Agnelli was also fined 20 000 euros while champions Juventus copped a fine of 300 000 euros. Agnelli was accused of helping sell tickets to ultras fans, several of whom have links with organised crime. ...

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The Child in Time: Mixed reaction to Benedict Cumberbatch drama

Cumberbatch starred alongside Kelly Macdonald in the 90-minute drama

A BBC One drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch as a man whose daughter goes missing has had a mixed reception – with one viewer calling it the “worst episode of Sherlock ever”. The Guardian described The Child in Time as “a deeply affecting portrait of loss”, while the Telegraph applauded “a rewarding story of private pain”. But viewers were less impressed ...

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North Korea accuses US of declaring war

Thousands of North Koreans attended an anti-US rally in Pyongyang on Saturday

North Korea’s foreign minister has accused US President Donald Trump of declaring war on his country. Ri Yong-ho told reporters in New York that North Korea reserved the right to shoot down US bombers. This applied even when they were not in North Korean airspace, the minister added. The world “should clearly remember” it was the US that first declared ...

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UN accuses Russia of violating human rights in Crimea

Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014

Russia is committing “grave human rights violations” in Crimea, according to a report by the United Nations. The UN human rights agency says it has documented arbitrary arrests, torture and at least one extra-judicial execution in the region. “There is an urgent need for accountability,” UN human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said. Russia annexed the peninsula from Ukraine ...

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Suspected thief dies in instant justice attack

Esther katongo ZP

A suspected thief has been killed after members of the public meted out instant justice on him after he allegedly attempted to steal from one of the flats on Chilumbulu in Lusaka’s Kabwata area. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo says the incident happened today around 05:00 hours. Ms Katongo says Police received information in the early hours of today that an ...

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