Daily Archives: November 13, 2017

Truck sinking at Kazungula Border

Truck sinking at Kazungula Border

A pontoon carrying a truck laden with various groceries is sinking on the Zambezi River at Kazungula Border. The pontoon is said to have started sinking around 11hrs this morning. Some people became desperate as they are now trying to remove some of the goods from the truck before it sinks. Details will follow later…  

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Bony, Sanches set for Swansea return

Wilfred-Bony

Premier League strugglers Swansea City have been handed a boost with striker Wilfried Bony and on-loan midfielder Renato Sanches expected to be fit for Saturday’s game against Burnley, manager Paul Clement has said. Second bottom with eight points from 11 games, Swansea have scored only seven league goals all season and are in desperate need of some firepower up front. ...

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Iraq-Iran earthquake: Deadly tremor hits border region

Iranians set up temporary camps outside of shaken buildings in Pole-Zahab, Kermanshah province

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake has rattled the northern border region between Iran and Iraq, killing at least 140 people and injuring hundreds more. At least 129 people died in western Iran’s Kermanshah province, officials told state media. Six more were reported dead in Iraq. The death toll is likely to rise. The earthquake sparked panic, with fears of aftershocks sending residents ...

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Kanyama urges farmers to report suspected outbreaks of army worm infestation

Siavonga District Commissioner Lovemore Kanyama

Siavonga District Commissioner Lovemore Kanyama has called on farmers in the district to report suspected outbreaks of fall army worm infestation so as to fight them in readiness of 2017-2018 farming season. Mr. Kanyama has urged the farming community to report any signs of the insects to the ministry of agriculture, district agriculture co-coordinator (DACO), the disaster management and mitigation ...

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ZAM) records growth of between 30 to 40 percent this year

Rosetta Chabala

The Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) says the manufacturing sector has this year recorded growth of between 30 to 40 percent. ZAM President Rosetta Chabala tells q-news that that the sector is slowly getting on track after being crippled by load shedding during the 2015-2016 period. She says this year has been very encouraging with the stability in the economy ...

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Kasama MP donates k20, 000 to musokotwane compassion mission Zambia

Kelvin Sampa

Kasama central member of parliament hon. Kelvin mutale sampa has donated twenty thousand kwacha (k20, 000.00) to musokotwane compassion mission zambia towards the building of a safety home for girls retrieved or at risk of child marriages in choma district and southern province. Musokotwane compassion mission zambia (mcmz) is a nonprofit organization that fights against early child marriages in choma ...

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ZIHRM caution’s illegal human resource practitioners

ZIHRM

The Zambia Institute of Human Resource Management (ZIHRM) has warned of stern action against those practicing human resource management illegally. ZIHRM President Mooka Silumbu says the management will intensify inspections through collaboration with inspectors from the ministry of labour and social security in ensuring that they are brought to book. Speaking at a media breakfast, Mr. Silumbu says council has ...

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UPND mps ready support motion to impeach president lungu

Sinazongwe UPND Member of Parliament Gift Sialubalo

Opposition united party for national development (UPND) Sinazongwe Member Of Parliament says he is ready to support plans to impeach President Edgar Lungu for alleged breach of the constitution. Some opposition political parties in Zambia are pushing for the impeachment of President Edgar Lungu following his threatening remarks to judges that they will be chaos in the country if they ...

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NCP advises UPND to go for a convention

Peter Chanda

Opposition new congress party leader pastor peter Chanda has advised united party for national development UPND to respect democratic principles and go for a convention. Pastor Chanda says UPND should show that it respects democracy by going for a convention than attacking government all the time. He told q-news that it appears that the current leaders in the UPND are ...

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