Daily Archives: February 11, 2018

Msiska is unqualified to be Secretary to Cabinet – Chipenzi

Gears Executive Director MacDonald Chipenzi

Governance, Elections, Advocacy, and Research Services GEARS Initiative is troubled with the continued stay in office of Secretary to Cabinet in view of the provision of Article 176 (3) which demands a 10 year experience qualification as Permanent Secretary or equivalent to serve as Secretary to Cabinet which the current portfolio holder seems not to possess. Gears Executive Director MacDonald ...

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Five Germany energy investors in Zambia

Anthony Mukwita

Zambia’s Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany Anthony Mukwita says five top German energy firms are in Zambia to explore ways of investing or exploiting the vast renewable energy sector of the southern African country. Mr. Mukwita says this is largely owing to President Edgar Lungu’s bold decision to make the sector attractive. In a statement issued by First ...

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Fuel Tanker explodes in Mpika burning occupants beyond recognition


A fuel Tanker carrying petrol yesterday exploded in Mpika District of Muchinga Province after it lost control with the truck and its occupants been burnt beyond recognition. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo tells QTV News that the accident occurred yesterday at 16:10 hours at Danger Hill along Great North Road, 27 kilometers north of Mpika. Ms Katongo says the accident involved ...

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President Lungu ready to heed to counsel of Church

President Edgar Lungu (Pic by Albert Mpezeni)

President Edgar Lungu has called on the church in the country to consider engaging some politicians who are practicing cheap politics of malice and advice them to be better. The Head of State has also emphasized that he is always going to be available to the church and is ever ready to heed its advice and counsel. Speaking when he ...

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Mwamba advises Zambians in SA to observe law

Emmanuel Mwamba

The Zambia Association in South Africa (ZASA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a leading South African legal firm to provide legal representations to Zambians that face Police and Immigration related challenges. ZASA Vice President Abel Lungu says the MoU was entered into following the increased number of its members that were experiencing harassment and victimisation from that country’s ...

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Police recover stolen items

Esther Katongo holding a toy gun and a mask

Police in Lusaka have recovered assorted household items that were stolen from the members of the public including five vehicles. Among the items recovered by the police include 14 television sets, 12 laptop bags, 40, assorted mobile phones, 7 wigs, one home theater, photo copier toner, electric iron, 1 fridge and bunch of car keys, 40 GOTV decoders, among other ...

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Israel warns Iran after launching major raids in Syria

Debris found near the site of an F-16 jet crash in northern Israel

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says his country will defend itself “against any attack” after it carried out what have been called its largest strikes against sites in Syria in decades. “This is both our right and our duty and we will continue to do so as much as necessary,” he said on Saturday. Israel launched raids against Iranian targets after ...

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Ronaldo hits treble; Real, Atletico win

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo bagged a hat-trick as Real Madrid thrashed Real Sociedad 5-2 in La Liga on Saturday to warm up for their Champions League clash with Paris St Germain in style. Atletico Madrid saw off Malaga 1-0 in a tight game to provisionally close the gap on leaders Barcelona to six points. Real’s big victory over Sociedad took them third ...

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Aguero hits four in City romp, Spurs win

Sergio Aguero

Sergio Aguero scored four goals as Manchester City extended their Premier League lead to 16 points and Harry Kane netted again as Tottenham Hotspur beat arch-rivals Arsenal 1-0 on Saturday.After a sluggish first half in the early kickoff at Wembley, Kane jumped highest to head home his seventh derby goal in seven games and 23rd in the league this season. ...

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PeP leader oppose calls to remove presidential immunity from constitution

PeP President Sean Tembo

Patriots for Economic Progress (PeP) Leader Sean Tembo has opposed calls to remove the presidential immunity from the republican constitution saying that would leave the ‘presidency’ vulnerable. Mr. Tembo tells QTV News that the stakeholders championing for this cause are doing it out of ignorance. He says when the immunity of the president is removed; every person would want to ...

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