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Egypt target fifth U-20 Afcon title

Egypt target fifth U-20 Afcon title

Record four-time Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations winners Egypt says they are in Zambia hunting for fifth title. Addressing a pre-match press conference assistant coach Ahmed Farouk said that they were always playing to win just like their senor counterparts. Farouk said that they will treat all their opponents in Group A with respect as they represented the best on ...

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Siavonga PF defends Siavonga DC

Siavonga District Commissioner Lovemore Kanyama

The ruling Patriotic Front in Siavonga District has refuted reports suggesting that Siavonga District Commissioner Lovemore Kanyama has turned his office into a political party arena for receiving stage managed defectors to the ruling Patriotic Front (PF). PF Siavonga District Youth Chairman Parnody Chisinze has told QFM News via telephone that such reports are aimed at bringing confusion in the ...

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Nicki Minaj Makes 72nd Appearance On Billboard Charts and Is One Hit Away From Tying Aretha Franklin

Nicki Minaj Makes 72nd Appearance On Billboard Charts and Is One Hit Away From Tying Aretha Franklin

Nicki Minaj is now just one hit away from tying Aretha Franklin as the most prolific solo female in America’s pop charts. The star’s “Bom Bidi Bom” collaboration with Nick Jonas has debuted at 54, giving Nicki her 72nd appearance on the Billboard Hot 100 countdown. One more hit and she’ll match Aretha’s 73 Hot 100 visits. In the 58-year ...

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America bans Syrian behind Oscar-nominated film

Khaled Khatib

America has banned a 21-year-old Syrian behind an Oscar nominated documentary from entering the country. Khaled Khatib did most of the filming for a British movie called The White Helmets. It’s a 40 minute Netflix documentary about the Syrian Civil Defence, volunteers who risk their lives to rescue civilians. It’s widely thought to be one of Britain’s best chances for ...

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Syria: Twin attacks on Homs security bases kill dozens

Syrian TV showed the aftermath of the bombings

Gunmen and suicide bombers have attacked security bases in the western Syrian city of Homs, killing at least 32 people. State TV said the local head of military intelligence was among the dead. Some reports put the death toll at more than 40. The jihadist group Tahrir al-Sham said it carried out the attacks. Homs has been under government control ...

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Zambia Vs. Guinea game: Tickets run out

Zambia Vs. Guinea game: Tickets run out

The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has confirmed that all the tickets for the opening game between Zambia and Guinea have been sold out. The association is however encouraging fans to purchase tickets for upcoming matches. FAZ Communications Manager Desmond Katongo says FAZ has been flooded with inquiries over ticket sales for Match Day One of the Total Under-20 Africa ...

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RTSA warns motorists ahead of U-20 Afcon

RTSA Head of Public Relations Fredrick Mubanga

The Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) says it has put in place measures to ensure safety for all road users during the Under 20 Africa Cup of Nations being hosted in Lusaka and Ndola. RTSA Head of Public Relations Fredrick Mubanga says the agency will ensure road users follow all traffic rules and regulations during the tournament and beyond. ...

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MAZ confident of bumper harvest

MAZ National Coordinator Andrew Chintala

The Millers Association of Zambia (MAZ) says it is possible for the nation to record a bumper harvest despite many obstacles the farmers have faced during this farming season. MAZ National Coordinator Andrew Chintala says the Association was concerned about late delivery of farming inputs, the outbreak of army worms but government responded very quickly and positively. Mr. Chintala notes ...

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Lungu graces Nc’wala, calls for unity

President Edgar Lungu with paramount Chief Mpezeni - Pic by State House

President Edgar Lungu has observed the need for Zambians to live in harmony regardless of beliefs, denomination, tribe, race, political affiliation and backgrounds. The Head of State said this in Chipata District during the Nc’wala Ceremony Traditional ceremony at Mtenguleni Village. President Lungu says there is need for people to know that all citizens belong to this nation. He notes ...

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