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‘Fate of the Furious’ laps competition at box office

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LOS ANGELES –  “The Fate of the Furious” sped into first place at the box office again, leaving new thriller “Unforgettable” and historical drama “The Promise” in the dust. Universal Pictures’ eighth installment in “The Fast and the Furious” franchise earned $38.7 million in North American theaters over the weekend, down 61 percent from its debut, according to studio estimates ...

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Six star Zanaco thrash Wanderers

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There were six different scorers for league champions Zanaco as they thrashed Mufulira Wanderers 6-0 in a week three match played at the National Heroes Stadium on Sunday. Kennedy Musonda, Augustine Mulenga, Ernest Mbewe and Saith Sakala netted in the first half while Boyd Musonda and Richard Kasonde found the back of the net in the second half. Musonda gave ...

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Messi’s 500th Barca goal sinks Real Madrid

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Lionel Messi struck his 500th Barcelona goal with the last kick of the game to blow the La Liga title race wide open with a thrilling 3-2 win at Real Madrid on Sunday. Messi had broken a three-year goalless drought against Madrid to cancel out Casemiro’s opener for Madrid in the first-half. Ivan Rakitic’s stunning strike and a red card ...

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Venezuela’s President Maduro calls for talks with opposition

The latest protests were on Saturday and another march is planned for Monday

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has called for talks to resume with the opposition. He also said he wanted local elections to take place. His comments came as another large demonstration is planned for Monday after three weeks of tense protests across the country. Demonstrators have been calling for presidential elections due next year to be brought forward and for President ...

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CAPIZ urges govt to step up efforts in reducing poverty levels

CAPIZ President Evangelist Gregory Chileshe

Christians against poverty in Zambia executive director Gregory Chileshe says there is need for government to realign its policies on poverty reduction as the current ones are not yielding any fruits. And Mr. Chileshe has charged that the patriotic front has not done anything tangible in addressing poverty since they were voted back into power in august last year to ...

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Govt to train 72, 000 women

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Community Development Minister Emerine Kabanshi says her Ministry is this year spending K320 million to train 72, 000 women in various entrepreneurship skills. Ms Kabanshi told QNews that the 72 000 women will be picked from the 52 districts of the country to be trained and empowered in various skills. Ms Kabanshi has stated that government is through her ministry ...

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‘Attacks on LAZ’ worries Catholic Bishops

'Attacks on LAZ' worries Catholic Bishops

The Zambian Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) has denounced the continued attacks on the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) and government’s plans to undermine it. ZCCB president Telesphore Mpundu says the ZCCB believes that given optimum conditions, LAZ can play its rightful role as one of the most effective checks and balances in a true democratic dispensation. Bishop Mpundu who ...

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Chipenzi unlocks solution to Zambia’s current political standoff

MacDonald Chipenzi

Governance activist MacDonald Chipenzi has observed that the key solution to the current political standoff in Zambia lies in respecting rights. Mr. Chipenzi says freedoms of association, expression, assembly and those to hold and impart opinions and information, demonstrate and protest without interference as such results that must be respected. He has told QTV News that suppression of such rights ...

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SAPDC writes to SADC, demands release of HH


The Southern African Partnership for Democratic Change (SAPDC) notes with great concern the silence of the Sothern African Development Community (SADC) in light of the arrest of Zambia’s opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema. In a letter addressed to the SADC House Gaborone Botswana, SAPDC is calling upon SADC to intervene in the perceived crisis opposed to silently endorsing the alleged ...

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ZCCB deplores manner in which Police arrested HH

Telesphore Mpundu

The Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) has finally added its voice in deploring the manner in which incarcerated opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema was recently arrested. In a pastoral Statement released to QTV News today the ZCCB has observed that massive and disproportionate force was used by the Police in apprehending Mr. Hichilema on a charge of treason. ZCCB ...

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