Daily Archives: October 12, 2017

EYAI asks political leaders to promote peace, unity

Rev. Moses Lungu

Evangelical Youth Alliance International (EYAI) has called on political leaders to be in the forefront preaching peace and unity as the country commemorates 53-years of independence. EYAI Executive Director Reverend Moses Lungu says leaders should show the younger generation that unity is the only way to promote the spirit of oneness. Reverend Lungu has told QTV News that the current ...

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Chitotela urges Zambians to appreciate Zambia – China relationship

Chitotela R

Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Development Ronald Chitotela has called on Zambians to appreciate the Zambia-China relationship that supports the strategic development priority areas identified in the 7th National Development Plan (7NDP). Speaking at the Zambia-China infrastructure development cooperation seminar organised by the Policy Monitoring and Research Centre (PMRC) and the People’s Republic of China in Lusaka, Mr Chitotela says ...

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Govt starts supplying clean water to Cholera affected areas

Lloyd Kaziya

Minister of Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection Lloyd Kaziya has disclosed that government has started supplying water using water bowsers to areas affected by the Cholera outbreak. He has also disclosed that during the past four days, water supply in the capital city has been reduced to allow for the testing of all water sources following the outbreak of ...

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UPND urges govt not treat Cholera like ‘Annual Ceremony’

Otis Bwalya - UPND Lusaka Province Youth Spokesperson

Government has been advised not to treat cholera like annual ceremony, but prepare to deal with it effectively. UPND Lusaka province youth spokesperson Otis Bwalya  says it is shocking that 53 years after independence, people within a radius of 10km from Lusaka’s Central Business District (CBD), drink  water from shallow wells and use pit latrines or drainages for their convenience. ...

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Cholera cases increases to 39

Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya

Cholera cases in Lusaka have continued to rise with the number of cases now standing at 39 as of today,12th October. Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya has told parliament in a ministerial statement that 20 out of the 39 stool samples tested from the affected patients were positive for vibrio cholerae. Dr Chilufya says current five patients are under treatment at ...

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Zambia still at high risk of Bird Flu

Livestock and Fisheries Minister Michael Katambo

Livestock and Fisheries Minister Michael Katambo says Zambia still remains at high risk of the resurgent avian influenza also known as bird flu which has affected some African countries. In a ministerial statement, Mr Katambo says while Zambia has not recorded any cases of bird flu, some neighboring countries have continued to see cases and in some instances the disease ...

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Nicki Minaj Contradicts Azealia Banks’ Claim That Male Hip Hop Stars Didn’t Support Her

Nicki Minaj

(AllHipHop News) While Azealia Banks was calling out Cardi B for her success in the industry, the controversial Harlem artist also slammed men in Hip Hop for supposedly not supporting Nicki Minaj’s career. “Black industry men are too hype for this Latina girl I’ve never seen them jump like this for remy or nicki. Spinning this ‘for the culture’ story ...

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Barca, Atletico in epic showdown

Lionel Messi

Barcelona’s 100 percent start to the Liga season will be severely tested at Atletico Madrid on Saturday in an atmosphere certain to be intensified by political fervour. It will be the first time Barca have visited the capital since a disputed referendum on independence in Catalonia which has stoked tensions with the Spanish government. As the Catalan region’s most famous ...

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Mou’s United set for biggest test yet

Jurgen Klopp's side have taken just five points from their last four games

Jose Mourinho’s unbeaten Manchester United face the biggest test yet of their title credentials when they visit Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday – a fixture that always has a little extra spice. United are second in the Premier League, level on 19 points with neighbours Manchester City, but so far Mourinho’s side have yet to face any of last season’s ...

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Kenya bans street protests amid election row

Opposition supporters have been protesting using the slogan "No reform, no election"

Kenya’s government has banned demonstrations in three major Kenyan cities – the capital Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu. Interior Minister Fred Matiang’i said the ban was aimed at protecting Kenyans and their property. Opposition supporters have been holding regular protests in the three cities, which have resulted in looting and violent clashes with police. They are pushing for electoral changes before ...

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