Daily Archives: March 13, 2018

Kuomboka set for 7th April 2018


The Barotse Royal Establishment has announced that this year’s Kuomboka ceremony will be held on 7th April. Ngambela Nyambe Mwenda says the programme for the ceremony will run up to 10th April with a series of activities. Meanwhile concerned citizen William Harrington has advised organizers of this year’s Kuomboka ceremony of the Lozi speaking people to ensure this year’s ceremony ...

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11 die in long weekend accidents


Police recorded a total of three hundred and three (303) road traffic accidents during the just ended long weekend in which eleven people died. In a statement, Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo says sixteen were serious road traffic accidents in which 59 people were seriously injured, while 46 were slight accidents in which 55 people were slightly injured. Ms Katongo says ...

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UNZA re-opens, students lament ban on squatting


University of Zambia (UNZA) students have lamented management’s decision to ban squatting without providing an alternative to the accommodation challenges at the institution. The institution has reopened after over six months of closure. A check at the institution by a QTV News crew found a fair number of students had returned, but most complained over the lack accommodation. Some students ...

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Chelsea look to upset Barcelona

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 20: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte shake hands with FC Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde at the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 First Leg  match between         Chelsea FC and FC Barcelona at Stamford Bridge on February 20, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by MB Media/Getty Images)

Antonio Conte has said he will consult his players ahead of Chelsea´s Champions League clash with Barcelona on Wednesday and after the game he might do better to seek out Ernesto Valverde. Both coaches faced chaotic starting points this season but only Valverde heads into this last 16 second leg at the Camp Nou with his domestic campaign still very ...

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Silva shines, City closer to title


David Silva scored two magnificent goals as Manchester City moved a step closer to their first Premier League title under Pep Guardiola with a comfortable 2-0 victory at struggling Stoke on Monday. After re-establishing a 16-point lead at the top of the table, the latest victory leaves City still with the potential to clinch the title at the start of ...

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Metropolitan Opera fires James Levine after sex abuse claims


New York’s Metropolitan Opera has fired eminent conductor James Levine, after an internal inquiry found “credible evidence” to support claims he sexually abused young male musicians. Mr Levine, who denies the allegations, was suspended in December when they were made public. The conductor, now 74, was music director at the Met for 40 years. He retired for health reasons in ...

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Broadcom’s proposed Qualcomm bid blocked on security grounds


US President Donald Trump has blocked a planned takeover of chipmaker Qualcomm by Singapore-based rival Broadcom on grounds of national security. His order cited “credible evidence” that the proposed $140bn (£100bn) takeover “threatens to impair the national security of the US”. Qualcomm was already trying to fend off Broadcom’s bid. Broadcom said it strongly disagreed that its proposed takeover gave ...

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Russian spy: Deadline for Moscow over spy poison attack


Moscow must explain why a Russian-made nerve agent was used in the poisoning of former Russian agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter by the end of Tuesday, Theresa May said. The PM said it was “highly likely” Russia was responsible for the attack in Salisbury, Wiltshire, last Sunday. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said it appeared the “really egregious ...

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Nepal plane crash survivors describe chaos


Survivors and witnesses of a plane crash in Nepal have described the chaotic moments when the aircraft went down, killing at least 49 people. The flight, carrying 71 passengers and crew, crashed while landing at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan airport. Witnesses said there was a loud bang and that the plane shook violently while people wept inside the aircraft and chanted. The ...

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Mandevu to be transformed before 2021- Kapata

Tourism and Arts Minister Jean Kapata

Patriotic Front (PF) Mandevu Member of Parliament Jean Kapata says she is committed to transform her constituency before 2021. Ms. Kapata has told Q News that her mandate to develop Mandevu goes beyond her political aspirations. She has vowed among other things, to intensify security in her constituency, centering her focus on the construction of Kalundu police post using the ...

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