Daily Archives: November 24, 2017

FAZ DC awards Kitwe United three points

Football house

  The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) disciplinary committee has awarded three points to Kitwe United Football Club in a matter were they complained against Indeni Football Club’s decision to use an ineligible player in a division one fixture involving the two clubs. The FAZ disciplinary committee chaired by Joseph Jalasi and Mutakela Lisimba, found Indeni Football Club guilty of ...

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Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa takes power and vows to serve all citizens

Mr Mnangagwa is sworn is as Zimbabwe's new president

Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has addressed a packed stadium, vowing to serve all citizens. He said he felt “deeply humbled” to take the role. And he said he was “not oblivious to the many Zimbabweans from across the political and racial divide who have helped make this day.” He paid tribute to his predecessor Robert Mugabe – to muted ...

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Mumbwa farmers fail to contribute towards FISP

Serah Ngwenya

Some farmers in Mumbwa’s Nangoma area have failed to raise the four hundred kwacha counterpart funding towards the e-voucher for their cards to be activated. Mumbwa Women farmers’ representative Sara Ngwenya tells Q-News that some farmers mostly women in Nangoma area have failed to raise the counterpart funding for the e-voucher which is the basis for having the card activated. ...

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ZNWL calls on government to review Anti-Gender Based Violence strategies.

ZNWL Board Chairperson Beauty Katebe

  The Zambia National Women’s Lobby (ZNWL) has called on government to priotize monitoring and review of the enforcement and implementation of Anti-Gender Based Violence strategies. Board Chairperson Beauty Katebe says even though various strategies have been recommended for the prevention and reduction of GBV in Zambia, there is urgent need to monitor how these strategies are implemented. She says ...

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Nineteen new cholera cases recorded in Lusaka

Cholera breaks out in Lusaka

Nineteen new cholera cases have been recorded in lusaka with 41 patients currently under admission. In a statement, ministry of health head communications and external relations stanslous ngosa says the new cases have been recorded in chipata compound which has 10 cases, kanyama 6 and matero 3. Mr ngosa adds that the current admission cases are chipata 13, kanyama 12 ...

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Teaching Service Commission probes sex party teachers

Stanley M’hango

The Teaching Service Commission has instituted investigations into the reported case of sexual misconduct by some teachers who were caught having a sex party with pupils in Mkushi district. Commission Chairperson Stanley M’hango says those who will be found wanting will be disciplined accordingly. In a statement, Mr M’hango says the commission is deeply saddened by reports of sexual misconduct ...

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Kampyongo orders Police to stop unnecessary check points

Kampyongo

Home Affairs Minister Steven Kampyongo has advised Police traffic officers to desist from mounting unnecessary check points. Speaking in Parliament today, Mr Kampyongo says only when there is serious need should check points be mounted. He has warned that if a check point is found to be unnecessary, someone within the rank and file will have to be answerable. Mr ...

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Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa takes power and vows to serve all citizens

Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has addressed a packed stadium, vowing to serve all citizens. He said he felt “deeply humbled” to take the role. And he said he was “not oblivious to the many Zimbabweans from across the political and racial divide who have helped make this day.” He paid tribute to his predecessor Robert Mugabe – to muted ...

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Oscar Pistorius jail term for killing Reeva Steenkamp more than doubled

OSCAR PISTORIUS

A South African court has increased Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius’s jail sentence for killing his girlfriend to 13 years and five months. Prosecutors had argued that the six-year term for murdering Reeva Steenkamp was “shockingly light”. Ms Steenkamp’s parents were “emotional” as they watched the ruling at home on TV, a spokeswoman said. “They feel there has been justice for ...

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Govt releases K1 billion for e-voucher activation

Dora Parley

Government has released K1 billion out of the K1.7 billion for the activation of about 600,000 e-voucher cards under the Farmer Input Support Program (FISP) as of today 24th November,2017. Agriculture Minister Dora Siliya has told Parliament that farmers who have contributed their K400 will begin accessing their counterpart funding of K1,700 by next week. She says banks are currently ...

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