Daily Archives: January 2, 2018

Twenty people died during New Year’s holiday


Twenty people died while 68 others sustained serious injuries in separate road traffic accidents country wide during the New Year’s holiday. During the same period, the Zambia Police Service received seven reports of murder with no arrest. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo says during the same holiday, Police recorded 212 Road Traffic Accidents throughout the country of which 16 were fatal ...

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Lusaka man drinks doom after finding girlfriend in a compromising situation


A twenty two year old man of Lusaka is receiving treatment at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) after he drunk doom after finding his girlfriend in a compromising situation with another boy. UTH Public Relations Officer Natalie Mashikolo has confirmed the development to QTV News that the man’s condition is stable and his recovering. Ms Mashikolo has also disclosed that ...

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Three percent salary pay rise for council workers is an insult – NDC

Comrade Eric Chanda

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has expressed disappointment by the decision taken by the Government bargaining team to award division one to three council worker’s who include all chief officers across the country a three percent salary pay rise. Government and unions representing local government workers have signed and sealed the 2018 collective agreement for improved perks and the revised ...

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Schools in Cholera affected areas to remain closed

Dr Chitalu Chilufya - Health Minister

The ministry of health says schools in cholera affected areas will remain closed until the ministry advises if it is safe for them to allow pupils in schools following the surge of cholera cases that have now reached 1,901. And the cholera deaths in Lusaka have increased from 41 to 48. Meanwhile government through the treasury has released K64 million ...

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Govt intercepted 466 trucks carrying Mukula logs

Steven Kampyongo - Home Affairs Minister (Pic by Albert Mpezeni)

Home Affairs Minister Steven Kampyongo has disclosed that 466 trucks carrying Mukula Logs suspected to have been illegally harvested were intercepted and detained in various parts of the country as they were transiting through Zambia during the deployment of the defense and security wings of government. The Home Affairs Minister has also disclosed that the Zambia Police Service has instituted ...

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Snoop Dogg Launching ‘Munchie Meals’ With Jack In The Box

Snoop Dogg has teamed with a fast giant for a new menu offering.

(AllHipHop News) Rapper Snoop Dogg has teamed up with bosses at U.S. fast food restaurant Jack in the Box to create a custom meal combination. The Merry Munchie Meals will be launched in California in January, at the same time recreational marijuana becomes legal in the state. The combos will include three chicken strips, two tacos, five churros, French fries, ...

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DJ Khaled Teams With Weight Watchers To Shed Pounds

DJ Khaled is on a mission to lose weight this year. Read more.

(AllHipHop News) DJ Khaled is out to get healthy in the new year for his wife and his son Asahd. The mogul is the newest celebrity ambassador for Weight Watchers. As part of the new deal, DJ Khaled will be showcasing his weight loss Journey on his social media profiles throughout 2018. Khaled will be promoting for companies “WW Freestyle” ...

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Time’s Up: Women launch campaign to fight sexual harassment

Oscar winners Natalie Portman, Emma Stone, and Cate Blanchett are among the supporters

More than 300 actresses, writers and directors have launched a project to help fight sexual harassment in the film industry and other workplaces. The initiative, which is called Time’s Up, was announced via a full-page advert printed in the New York Times. The Hollywood project is described as a “unified call for change from women in entertainment for women everywhere”. ...

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Salah named Arab player of the year

Mohamed Salah

Liverpool and Egypt striker Mohamed Salah was named Arab Player of the Year for 2017 on Monday in a poll of around 100 sports journalists from several Arab countries. Salah, 25, has been an instant success at Liverpool since joining from AS Roma, scoring 17 goals in the Premier League already and 23 in all competitions. He also helped Egypt ...

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Brazil prison: At least nine killed in new year riot

Several prisoners were re-arrested a few hours after the riot

Police in Brazil say at least nine prisoners have been killed in a riot at a jail in the central state of Goias. The authorities say the riot began when a group of armed inmates invaded a wing controlled by a rival gang. One of the victims was decapitated. After a shootout, more than 100 members of both factions escaped. ...

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