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Kambwili’s hatred for Lungu will land him in ‘Hot Soup’ – PF

PF Media Director Sunday Chanda

The ruling Patriotic Front (PF) says former Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Chishimba Kambwili’s hatred for President Edgar Lungu will soon land him in very deep waters. And the ruling party says before Mr. Kambwili can point fingers at others, he should do his self-introspection by telling the nation on the Luanshya Golf Course where he built villas. PF Media ...

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Sumaili calls for translation of Bible into local languages

Rev Sumaili

National Guidance and Religious Affairs Minister Reverend Godfridah Sumaili has expressed concern that out of Zambia’s 72 ethnic groups, only less than 20 have the entire bible translated into their own language. Rev. Sumaili has observed the need to be proud of the languages as a nation and celebrate the country’s cultural diversity by promoting the use of the local ...

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Govt to ensure Public Service Wage Bill does not exceed 45%

Finance Minister Felix Mutati

Finance Minister Felix Mutati says government will ensure that the Public Service Wage Bill does not exceed 45 percent of domestic revenues by 2020. Mr. Mutati says the Public Service Wage Bill currently absorbs over 51 percent of domestically generated resources, thereby crowding out domestically financed operational and capital expenditures. Mr. Mutati says in this regard, government is proposing to ...

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Depreciation of Kwacha worries ZUFIAW

Ackim Mweemba

The Zambia Union of Financial Institution and Allied Workers (ZUFIAW) has expressed concern with the recent continued depreciation in the value of the kwacha. ZUFIAW President Ackim Mweemba in a statement says the labour movement is worried that the continued downward trajectory in the value of the local currency will have severe impact on the living standards of workers and ...

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DEC nabs Accountant for money laundering activities

Theresa Katongo

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) through its Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit in Lusaka has arrested an Accountant for money laundering activities involving K30, 000. Cosmas Tembo, 42, of House No. B148 Mtendere Compound in Lusaka has been arrested for attempting to obtain credit by false pretences, forgery, uttering of false documents and personation contrary to the laws of Zambia. Particulars ...

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Four survive Ndola fuel fire

Ndola City Council

Four people in Ndola escaped death after a house habouring almost 200 liters of fuel which is a highly flammable substance caught fire. Fire fighters who were called to the scene at 03:51hrs managed to save two of the four roomed house as well as the occupants. However, it was later established that the house had 50 litres of kerosene ...

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Beyonce and Jay-Z Hosting Huge Hurricane Benefit

Beyonce and Jay-Z are gathering there superstore friends in order to raise money for hurricane victims.

(AllHipHop News) Beyonce will return to the stage with husband Jay-Z for a hurricane benefit concert next month. The gig, which will raise funds for the victims of the recent hurricanes in Texas, Louisiana and Florida, will mark the “Drunk In Love” singer’s return to performing after welcoming twins Rumi and Sir in June. It will take place at the ...

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Kylie Jenner Is Pregnant With Travis Scott’s Baby

Congratulations are in order to Kylie Jenner and rapper Travis Scott, who are expecting this child together.

(AllHipHop News) Kylie Jenner is preparing to become a mother at the age of 20, according to multiple reports. Sources report Kim Kardashian’s little sister is expecting her first child with rapper Travis Scott, who she began dating in April, shortly after calling it quits with her on/off boyfriend Tyga. Reality TV star-turned-make-up mogul Kylie is due in February, according ...

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Al Ahly hope history repeats itself

Al Ahly coach Hossam El Badry

Al Ahly of Egypt coach Hossam El Badry hopes history repeats itself when they face hosts Esperance of Tunisia Saturday in a mega CAF Champions League quarterfinal second leg. El Badry was in charge of the Cairo “Red Devils” when they shocked the Tunis “Blood and Gold” 2-1 in Tunisia after a drawn first leg to win the 2012 final. ...

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China limits oil trade to North Korea and bans textile trade

Petrol prices are on the rise in Pyongyang

China has moved to limit North Korea’s oil supply and will stop buying textiles from the politically isolated nation, it said on Saturday. China is North Korea’s most important trading partner, and one of its only sources of hard currency. The ban on textiles trade will hurt Pyongyang’s income, while China’s oil exports are the country’s main source of petroleum ...

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