Daily Archives: February 14, 2018

Chelsea target top-four finish – Hazard

Chelsea's Eden Hazard
during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge, London, England on 05 Nov  2017. 

 (Photo by Kieran Galvin/NurPhoto)

Chelsea must strive to finish in the Premier League’s top four and secure Champions League football for next season, playmaker Eden Hazard has said as the London outfit got back to winning ways with a 3-0 win over West Bromwich Albion on Monday. The champions have failed to replicate last season’s dominance, winning just three of their last 11 matches ...

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South Africa’s Zuma: I’ve done nothing wrong


South Africa’s embattled President Jacob Zuma says he has done nothing wrong and sees no reason to stand down. Mr Zuma spoke after the ruling African National Congress (ANC) gave him an ultimatum to resign by the end of the day or face a parliamentary vote of no confidence on Thursday. The 75-year-old has come under increasing pressure to resign ...

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New Zamtel communication towers launched in Luapula

Transport and Communication Minister Brian Mushimba

Communications and Transport Minister Brian Mushimba has today launched the new Zamtel communication towers in Luapula province which will improve connectivity for customers in the province. The new towers are part of the 1,009 sites to be installed across the country at a total cost of US$280 million. Speaking when he launched the towers in Mansa today, Transport and Communications ...

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Referendum petition thrown out!


The Constitutional Court has thrown out a petition in which New Labour party president Fresher Siwale had sought the interpretation of the court on the legality of the 11th August, 2016 referendum which was held alongside the 2016 general election. Mr. Siwale filed the petition on 8th August, 2016 seeking the court’s determination whether the 2016 referendum meant to alter ...

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‘President Lungu not campaigning’-Mwila


Patriotic Front Secretary General Davis Mwila says President Edgar Lungu’s countrywide inspection of developmental projects should not be misconstrued for campaigning. Mr Mwila says President Lungu’s countrywide tours should therefore not bother anyone. Meanwhile Mr. Mwila has emphasized that the ruling party will continue accommodating new members. Speaking when he received 600 defectors from the Forum for Democracy and Development ...

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“Respect the law,” Political parties told.

FODEP Acting Executive Director Mweenge Chimfwembe

The Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) has advised political parties to stick to what is stipulated in the law as they mobilize their structures. FODEP Executive Director says political parties should mobilize their structures in such a way that they are not misconstrued to be campaigning. Mr. Chimfwembe says there is need for all political parties to respect the law. ...

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Fuel hike to affect poor people-CSPR

CSPR Executive Director Patrick Nshindano

The Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR) has called on government to seriously consider investing in the cost of fuel study and remove all inefficiencies that exist in the fuel supply chain. And the CSPR has observed that the increase in the cost of fuel as announced by the Energy Regulation Board will have a huge negative impact on the ...

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