Daily Archives: January 12, 2018

Donald Trump’s ‘racist slur’ provokes outrage

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US President Donald Trump has sparked outrage after he was reported to have used crude language to describe Haiti, El Salvador and African countries. Reports that he had called them “shithole countries” in an Oval Office meeting generated a backlash worldwide and Mr Trump later denied them. However Democratic Senator Dick Durbin said he heard Mr Trump use “racist” language. ...

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ZAMTEL backs govt in the fight against cholera, donates items worth K250,000

State owned Telecommunications Company, Zamtel needs a capitalization of US$300 million

State owned telecommunications company zamtel has responded to the call by government for stakeholder support in fighting the cholera outbreak by donating assorted items to the cholera treatment centres. The donation items valued at k250, 000 will be distributed to all treatment centres set up by the inter ministerial taskforce on cholera. The items, which were handed over to the ...

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ERB to punish unclean filling stations

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A team of ERB and Lusaka city council health inspectors have conducted spot checks on various service stations in Lusaka to assess whether they are maintaining good sanitary conditions. And ERB Board Chairperson Raymond Mpundu says he is disappointed that some stations have been non compliant. Mr. Mpundu says it has been discovered that some stations, do not have proper ...

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RD Global,Mera Group Corporation plan to mount a manufacturing plant of energy renewable products in Zambia

Rune Dige

A US San Francisco, California based company, RD Global, working with a Japanese company, Mera Group Corporation, plans to set up a manufacturing plant of energy renewable products in Zambia in an effort to mitigate the energy deficit in the region. Mera Group Corporation, Business Development Advisor Rune Gunnar Dige says Zambia has been chosen as a preferred choice of investment in ...

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70 cholera deaths recorded

Two Cholera cases recorded in Sinazongwe

A total of 3,077 cumulative cholera cases and 70 deaths have been recorded around the country since the outbreak in october last year. As of today, lusaka district has recorded 87 new cases with 14 children & 73adults bringing the total 182 under treatment. Health minister dr. Chitalu chilufya says of the 182, forty seven are admitted to the cholera ...

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UPND organised Kanyama riot-PF

PF Media Director Sunday Chanda

The ruling  Patriotic Front (PF) has accused the United Party for National Development (UPND) of organizing the Kanyama riot. Party media director Sunday Chanda says  protests were politically engineered by UPND in their quest to politicize the Cholera outbreak. He says  UPND cadres chanting their Party slogans took to the streets in Kanyama, burnt tyres and threatened public peace. He ...

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Two Cholera cases recorded in Sinazongwe

Two Cholera cases recorded in Sinazongwe

Sinazongwe District of Southern Province has recorded two cases of Cholera. Sinazongwe District Commissioner Protancial Mulenga has confirmed the development to QFM News that the two cases recorded are not originally from Sinazongwe district. Mr. Mulenga says the cases came in the district from the two juvenile who traveled from Lusaka together with their mother to visit the relatives in ...

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Zambians deserve better checks and balances from opposition – PF

PF Media Director Sunday Chanda

The ruling Patriotic Front (PF) says the people of Zambia deserve quality checks and balances from the opposition political parties. PF Media Director Sunday Chanda says the party believes that the opposition in the country can still provide checks and balances to the government without engaging in character assassination, foul language and insults. Mr. Chanda notes that in their efforts ...

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HH calls for calm as riots break out in Kanyama

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United Party for National Development (UPND) President Hakainde Hichilema has called for calm in the country. The UPND Leader’s call comes after some residents of Kanyama rioted demanding that they should be allowed back on the streets to sell their goods. Mr. Hichilema says he fully understands the challenges that everyone is facing at this moment but that he is ...

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