KENYA OUTRAGE AT MP’S 2018 WORLD CUP TRIP

Kenyans have reacted furiously to news that 20 MPs have travelled to watch the World Cup at the taxpayers’ expense. They are watching four games, including the final, in a two-week trip to Russia estimated to be costing hundreds of thousands of US dollars. The MPs caught the attention of Kenyans when they posted selfies […]

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TWO PEOPLE DROWN ON LAKE MWERU

Two people have drowned while one other person survived after a boat they were in capsized on Lake Mweru. The deceased have been identified as John Nyemba aged 17 and Geoffrey Kabo aged 23 both of Kasheta Village, Chief Kambwali of Nchelenge District. Police spokesperson Esther Katongo who confirmed the development says the trio went […]

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STILL BORN BABY DUMPED IN PIT LATRINE

Police in Ndola have retrieved a still born baby dumped in a pit latrine at a local church in Ndolas’ Pamodzi Township. Copperbelt Police Commissioner Charity Katanga who confirmed the development said the incident was reported yesterday to Chifubu Police Station by Eunice Nkandu aged 54 of house number 2138 Nkwazi over-spill who discovered the […]

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NUPEZ WELCOMES REDUCTION OF ALLOWANCES FOR CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICE BEARERS

The National Union of Private and Public Educators in Zambia (NUPPEZ) has welcomed the scrapping off and reduction of some allowances for constitutional office bearers as part of the austerity measures. In an interview with Komboni Radio NUPPEZ General Secretary Nelson Mwale says the workers have for a long time made sacrifices adding that it […]

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AT LEAST 21 MISSING AS BOAT CAPSIZES IN NIGERIA

Twenty-one people are missing, feared dead, after their boat capsized in northern Nigeria, emergency services and rescue workers said on Tuesday. The vessel, carrying 30 traders and their wares, overturned in high winds on a river in the Isa district of northwestern Sokoto state during a heavy downpour on Saturday. Eight passengers were rescued and […]

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SVEN’S TASK IS TO QUALIFY TO AFCON

FAZ President Andrew Kamanga unveiled Belgian coach Sven Vanderbroeck as new Chipolopolo Boys coach. Kamanga, who failed to state the length of the Belgian’s contract said the prime objective is for Zambia to qualify to Cameroon 2019 African Cup of Nations. “I think the assignment is very clear, Sven’s first task is to qualify for […]

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ANTI-BUHARI COALITION FORMED ‘TO RESCUE NIGERIA’

Almost 40 Nigerian opposition parties have agreed to field a joint candidate to prevent the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari next year. The alliance includes the main opposition party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), and a splinter group that broke away from Mr Buhari’s governing All Progressives Congress (APC) last week. President Buhari, who came […]

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