Daily Archives: March 2, 2018

Local authorities told to up their game in collecting garbage

Dr. Chitalu Chilufya cleaning

Health Minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya has noted the need for local authorities to up their game in the collection of garbage. Dr Chilufya told journalists that it is important for local authorities to continue with the enhanced and effective collection of garbage around the country despite the cholera outbreak seemingly being contained and figures drastically reducing. He has also noted ...

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A 27-year-old man nursing burns after the pit latrine collapsed

UTH Imge

A 27-year-old man of Lusaka’s John Leigh is nursing serious burns in the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) after the pit latrine he was using to answer the call of nature collapsed. UTH Public Relations Officer Natalie Mashikolo has told QTV News that Kingsley Mwape fell into the pit latrine after it collapsed. Ms Mashikolo says the incident happened two days ...

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Japanese govt contributes US$1 million to UNHCR’s 2018 operations in Zambia

Hidenobu Sobashima  - Japanese Ambassador to Zambia

The Japanese Government has announced a contribution of US$1 million to the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR’s) 2018 operations in Zambia. Japan’s Ambassador to Zambia, Hidenobu Sobashima, made the announcement when he visited Mayukwayukwa Resettlement Scheme, under the local integration programme, in Western Province’s Kaoma District on Thursday. Ambassador Sobashima praised the Government of Zambia for its outstanding ...

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Govt to sign SI to compel mining companies give 30% of their business to local suppliers

Richard Musukwa

Government has threatened to introduce a Statutory Instrument (SI) to compel mining companies to give 30 percent of their business to local suppliers if they continue to import materials which are locally available. Mines Minister Richard Musukwa says most mining houses are not giving business to local suppliers but have continued to outsource materials which are available locally. Speaking at ...

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Ibrahimovic set to leave Man United

during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on November 18, 2017 in Manchester, England.

Jose Mourinho says Zlatan Ibrahimovic has “won the right to choose his future” after acknowledging that the striker is likely to leave Manchester United at the end of the season. Ibrahimovic, 36, is out of contract at Old Trafford at the end of this season and has been heavily linked with a move to MLS club Los Angeles Galaxy. The ...

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Neymar injury is no relief for – Zidane


The absence of an injured Neymar from Paris St Germain’s line-up for next Tuesday’s Champions League last-16 tie will not boost Real Madrid’s chances of securing victory, the Liga side’s coach Zinedine Zidane said on Friday. The world’s most expensive player has been ruled out of action for three months after opting for surgery on a fractured metatarsal in an ...

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Why success still smells sweet for Britney Spears

Revlon's Ron Rolleston presented Britney with the fragrance of the year prize

For Britney Spears, the opportunity to expand into the fragrance market was heaven-scent. Think back to 2004. MSN Messenger, Janet Jackson’s wardrobe malfunction, the end of Friends and the start of X Factor. Britney was at the top of her game as a singer, having just released Toxic – the latest in a long line of utterly colossal pop bangers. ...

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Trump steel tariffs: Trade wars are good, says Trump

The US buys 15% of UK steel exports

US President Donald Trump has said “trade wars are good”, amid controversy over his decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports. He tweeted that the US was “losing billions of dollars on trade” and would find a trade war “easy to win”. On Thursday he said steel imports would face a 25% tariff and aluminium 10%. Canada and ...

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Theresa May sets out ‘hard facts’ on Brexit in speech

UK Prime Minister Theresa May

Theresa May has set out what she called “hard facts” about leaving the European Union, as she outlined her hopes for a future economic partnership. “We are leaving the single market, life is going to be different,” she told an audience at London’s Mansion House. Access to each others markets would be “less than it is now,” she acknowledged. But ...

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