Daily Archives: November 21, 2017

Government says IMS will make between $90 and $100 at the end of the 17 year-concession agreement

Engineer Brian Mushimba and Sunday Chanda

Transport and Communications Minister Brian Mushimba says Intelligent Mobility Solutions (IMS) the company engaged by the Road Transport Safety Agency (RTSA) to provide advanced road traffic management solutions and services in the transport sector will make a profit of between $90 and $100 million on their $110 million investment at the end of the 17-year concession agreement. Mr Mushimba has ...

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CiSCA advises the elite to learn from the Zimbabwean situation

Bishop Mambo QFM

The Civil Society Constitution Agenda (CiSCA) says the ruling elite in Zambia should draw a few lessons from what is happening in Zimbabwe. In a statement, CiSCA Chairperson John Bishop Mambo has encouraged leaders in the PF to avoid making the same mistakes, but abide by the principles of constitutionalism for the greater good. He says the unfolding political crisis ...

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GOVT to activate E-voucher cards by end of November

Dora Siliya

Agriculture Minister Dora Siliya says the E-voucher cards might be activated on 30th November once her ministry receives funding from the ministry of finance.   Ms Siliya has since urged farmers to quickly make their K400 contributions towards the facility before 30th November as this is the only basis to have the e-voucher card activated.   She says there have ...

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US Embassy pledges to support Zambian Journalists

US Embassy in Zambia Spokesperson Janet Deutsch

The United States Embassy in Zambia has observed that a free and professional press is instrumental in ensuring an informed citizenry and thriving democracy. Speaking during the official opening of a Capacity Building workshop for Journalists on reporting on public expenditure in Lusaka, US Embassy Spokesperson Janet Deutsch says the embassy will endeavor to support the Zambian media so that ...

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Mugabe Resigns

Robert Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe has resigned via a letter, speaker of Zimbabwe’s parliament has said, halting the impeachment debate. Zimbabwe’s parliament had started impeachment proceedings against Mr Mugabe. Mr Mugabe, who has been in power since independence in 1980, was accused of allowing his wife to “usurp constitutional power” by trying to position her as his successor. The motion to remove ...

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Rapper Eve Working To Forgive Absent Father

Eve is working on resolving her relationship with her estranged father. Read more.

(AllHipHop News) Rapper Eve is working towards forgiving her father after reconnecting with him after 25 years. The “Who’s That Girl” hitmaker’s dad walked out of her left when she was 12-years-old, and she didn’t see him again until she was 37. Eve explains she has since learned about situations in her father’s life that have helped her understand why ...

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Italy soccer boss resigns after World Cup elimination

Carlo Tavecchio

Italian soccer federation (FIGC) president Carlo Tavecchio resigned on Monday, a week after the national team failed to qualify for the World Cup finals. Referees association president Marcello Nicchi told reporters that Tavecchio had quit during a meeting at FIGC headquarters in Rome. Tavecchio, 74, had been under pressure to step down after a goalless draw at home to Sweden ...

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Zidane staying upbeat amid Real troubles

Zinedine Zidane

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insists he is still “optimistic” as the Spanish giants look to shrug off a poor run of form in La Liga by securing their place in the Champions League last 16.European champions in each of the last two seasons, Madrid will be guaranteed a place in the last 16 with a game to spare in ...

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Trump declares North Korea ‘sponsor of terror’

Trump declares North Korea 'sponsor of terror'

President Trump has announced that the US is re-designating North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism, nine years after it was removed from the list. In a cabinet meeting, he said the move would trigger “very large” additional sanctions to be announced on Tuesday. But Secretary of State Rex Tillerson later admitted that “the practical effects may be limited”. Mr ...

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