Daily Archives: November 10, 2017

Edgar Lungu has not withdrawn from 2021 race – Mwila

Patriotic Front Secretary General Davies Mwila

Patriotic Front Secretary General Davies Mwila says President Edgar Lungu remains the party’s presidential candidate in the 2021 elections. Mr Mwila has since dispelled media reports suggesting that President Lungu will not stand on the PF ticket during the 2021 general election. President Lungu is quoted to have made a surprise announcement at the Zambia Association of Manufacturers’ meet the ...

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MoH clarifies procurement of 50 ambulances

Ministry of Health Spokesperson Dr. Maximillian Bweupe

The Ministry of Health has clarified that it is not procuring the much talked about ambulances at a cost of US$288, 000 each as claimed by some stakeholders. Ministry of Health Spokesperson Dr. Maximillian Bweupe has told journalists that in fact the Ministry has not even finished paying for the said 50 units. Dr. Bweupe has explained that in 2015, ...

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Ndola man stabbed to death by his wife

Danny Mwale

A 30-year-old man of Ndola has been killed by his wife after a domestic dispute. Acting Police Spokesperson Danny Mwale says the deceased, identified as Francis Kabayi of house number 4093, New Mushili in Ndola was stabbed by his wife and sustained a deep cut on his left shoulder. He says a knife is alleged to have been used in ...

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Germany’s Loew eager to experiment against Eng

Germany coach Joachim Loew

Germany coach Joachim Loew has said he will experiment with his team when they take on England in a friendly on Friday, as the world champions prepare for their title defence next year. Loew, who led Germany to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, said he still wanted to see some players in the last two friendlies of the year ...

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Libya out to upset Tunisia in Rades

Hamdou El Houni scores Libya 1 - 0 Guinea

Libya will want to bag their second win in Group A when they visit Rades for their final 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifier on Saturday at the Stade Olympique de Radès. Kick-off is at 7:30pm (CAT). The Mediterranean Knights are also seeking revenge after suffering a 1-0 loss at home in the opening leg of the qualifiers. Libya have not ...

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Nicki Minaj’s Brother Found Guilty Of Rape

Nicki Minaj's brother got some bad news from a jury today and he is heading to prison.

(AllHipHop News) A Nassau County jury has convicted Nicki Minaj’s brother Jelani Maraj of rape. The verdict was returned today (November 9th), just days after both sides rested their cases, over allegations that the 38-year-old raped his 11-year-old step-daughter repeatedly. The girl, now 14, testified that Jelani raped her multiple times, forcing her to have oral, vaginal and anal sex. ...

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DR Congo’s Kavumu child rape trial opens

DR Congo's Kavumu child rape trial opens

Eighteen militiamen are on trial in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo on charges of raping 46 children. Some of the victims from the village of Kavumu were just 18 months old. The men allegedly targeted young girls between 2013 and 2016 because a spiritual adviser told them that the blood of virgins would grant them supernatural protection. ...

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Trump at Apec summit: US will no longer tolerate trade abuses

Media captionDonald Trump said he would put "America first" at the Apec summit

President Donald Trump has said the US will no longer tolerate “chronic trade abuses”, in a defiant address at the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (Apec) summit in Vietnam. He said he would always put US interests first and Apec nations should “abide by fair reciprocal trade”. In stark contrast, China’s Xi Jinping said globalisation was irreversible and voiced support for multilateralism. ...

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Eastern & northern provinces hit by grain borer outbreak

Dora Siliya  (Picture by Albert Mpezeni)

Agriculture Minister Dora Siliya says thousands of tons of maize have been destroyed by the large grain borer which has broken out in Northern and Eastern Provinces. Ms Siliya says government has since suspended the movement of maize grain from infested districts to other districts as a way of preventing the further spread of the pests. Responding to a question ...

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