Daily Archives: October 5, 2017

NUPPEZ urges teachers to be self reliant

NUPPEZ Public Relations Officer Ngoza Malonga

The National Union of Private and Public Educators of Zambia (NUPPEZ) has encouraged teachers to be self reliant. NUPPEZ Public Relations Officer Ngoza Malonga says this year’s World Teachers Day theme: “Teaching in Freedom and Empowering Teachers” resonates well with what the union has been advocating for, that teachers be self reliant and depend less on their salary. She has ...

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Most parts of Zambia to receive normal rainfall

Transport and Communication Minister Brian Mushimba

Transport and Communications Minister Brian Mushimba says the country will during the period October, November and December 2017 receive normal rainfall over most parts of the country except for the northeast part of the country. Speaking he launched the 2017/2018 rainy season forecast, Mr Mushimba says between November 2017 and January 2018, there is a likelihood of the country receiving ...

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Mutati to present to parley bills to support fiscal discipline

Finance Minister Felix Mutati

Finance Minister Felix Mutati says he will soon present to parliament a number of bills aimed at supporting fiscal discipline and economic development. And Mr. Mutati says Government has developed a strategy to dismantle and clear all accumulated debts. Mr. Mutati has named some of the bills as public finance, budget and planning and procurement bill. He says the ministry ...

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Parley debates motion to ratify ACC DG, Clerk of National Assembly

Zambian Parliament

Parliament is currently debating the motion to ratify the appointment of Zachariah Phiri as Director General of the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) and Cecilia Mbewe as Clerk of the National Assembly. Mr Phiri and Mrs Mbewe have been acting in their respective positions. And contributing to debate on the ratification of Mr Phiri, Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili urged ...

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EU allocates €484 million for projects in Zambia

Fredson Yamba

The European Union (EU) has allocated over €484 million in projects to Zambia. Secretary to Treasury Fredson Yamba has disclosed in Pretoria, South Africa that the EU under the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) has committed to funding projects in Agriculture, Energy, governance and infrastructure for the period 2014 to 2020. He says 64 million Euros has been channeled towards ...

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Alicia Keys Revamps Song “No One” For New Tiffany & Co. Campaign

Singer Alicia Keys is part of a new advertising campaign for Tiffany's & Co. Read more.

(AllHipHop News) R&B star Alicia Keys is lending her voice to luxury jewelry firm Tiffany & Co.’s new advertising campaign with an acapella version of her hit 2007 song “No One.” The “Empire State of Mind” hitmaker was recruited to provide the music for their new video promo, titled “Believe in Love,” which features real couples of different races, ages, ...

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Nigeria, Tunisia, Egypt eye World Cup places

Ahmed Musa

There are five places reserved for Africa at the 2018 World Cup in Russia and Nigeria, Tunisia, and Egypt could fill three of them this weekend. Nigeria will secure a sixth appearance at the global football showpiece by winning in Uyo against Zambia, the only other Group B contenders. Tunisia are away to Guinea and must better the result of ...

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Bafana replay on November 10

Lamptey awarded South Africa a first-half penalty for a non-existent handball

The replay of an annulled 2018 World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal will be played on November 10 in Polokwane, Fifa announced on Wednesday. South Africa won the original match 2-1 last November, but a Fifa probe triggered by betting patterns led to Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey being found guilty of match manipulation. It is the first World ...

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US soldiers killed in ambush in Niger

These Nigerien soldiers took part in a US training exercise earlier this year

Three US soldiers have been killed and two others wounded in an ambush in Niger near the border with Mali, the US Africa Command has said. Another soldier from a “partner nation” had also died in the attack, it said – without specifying their nationality. The US soldiers had been providing advice and assistance in Niger’s counter-terror operations and come ...

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