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Nigeria’s Kaduna state: 55 dead after row at market

Sectarian violence sparked by a spat at a market has left 55 people dead in Nigeria’s northern Kaduna state, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. Muslim and Christian youths reportedly clashed after a row between wheelbarrow porters in
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Rotary Club of Lusaka donates 10 bins to UNZA, Metro and Maluba clubs

The Rotary Club of Lusaka President David Mwanza has donated ten garbage bins to Rotary Clubs of university of Zambia, metro and Maluba  in an effort to prevent diseases. Mr. Mwanza says  the gesture is to ensure
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HH condemn arrest of pastor and CTPD officers

United  Party for National Development (UPND) President Hakainde Hichilema has challenged the ruling patriotic front (PF) party to stop what he termed as abusing the police in hiding their corruption and debt crisis. Mr. Hichilema ‘s comments
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The Walking Dead boss teases Andrew Lincoln/Rick Grimes detail

Warning: This article contains spoilers for season nine of The Walking Dead. It’s still one of the biggest TV shows on the planet. AMC’s massively successful post-apocalyptic drama The Walking Dead has been scaring audiences across the
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Nine entertainment stories you may have missed this week

We understand life can be unpredictable. Maybe you’ve had a busy week. Maybe you’ve been unwell. Maybe your wi-fi has been down. We’re not here to judge. Whatever your reason for falling behind on this week’s entertainment
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Jamal Khashoggi death: Saudis’ explanation challenged

Jamal Khashoggi: What we know about the journalist’s disappearance and death Saudi Arabia is facing growing demands for more answers over the death of writer Jamal Khashoggi. The UK’s Brexit minister was the latest to call the
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Real slump to third straight loss

Real Madrid failed to ease the pressure on coach Julen Lopetegui and instead set the record for the longest goal-drought in the club’s history during a surprise 2-1 defeat by Levante on Saturday. Madrid have now gone
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PEP doubts 2017 AG report, thinks its falsified

PeP President Sean Enock Tembo Patriots for Economic Progress (pep) has charged that the Auditor General’s report on the accounts of the republic of Zambia for the financial year ended 31st December 2017 is falsified in order
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Messi set to miss El Clasico

Lionel Messi is expected to be out for three weeks after fracturing his right arm during Barcelona’s win over Sevilla on Saturday. Messi will now miss Barca’s Champions League game at home to Inter Milan on Wednesday,
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Five-star Man City ensure no happy return for Hart

Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero scores his side’s first goal of the game during the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday October 20, 2018. See PA story SOCCER Man City.
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Mourinho plays down touchline melee

Soccer Football – Premier League – Chelsea v Manchester United – Stamford Bridge, London, Britain – October 20, 2018 Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is restrained by stewards after reacting to Chelsea’s second goal REUTERS/Dylan Martinez EDITORIAL
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Selma Blair: Cruel Intentions star reveals MS diagnosis

The actress said she has had symptoms for “15 years at least” US actress Selma Blair has revealed she has multiple sclerosis (MS) in an Instagram post. The 46-year-old Cruel Intentions star said she was diagnosed in
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Veteran broadcaster Ben Kangwa put to rest

Veteran Broadcaster and Former Zambia’s Deputy Ambassador to the United States of America Ben Kangwa has been put to rest. Mr. Kangwa ,63, joined ZNBC in the 70s where he worked for many years and rose to
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Khashoggi killing: Turkey vows to reveal ‘truth’ on Saudi critic’s death

Turkey has vowed to reveal all details about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, after Saudi Arabia admitted for the first time he had been killed in its consulate in Istanbul. “Turkey will never allow a cover-up,”
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BSLT embarks on Skills empowerment for the underprivileged

Born Short Living Tall (BSLT), has embarked on a three year campaign dubbed seventeen eighteen (17-18) aimed at raising awareness on the rights of people who are differently abled which is scheduled to start in April 2019.
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Construction of Villa for President Lungu in Eswatini all malicious assertions-WINA

Inonge M Wina – Republican Vice President – Picture by Albert Mpezeni Vice president Inonge Wina has dismissed as malicious assertions that government is constructing a villa for President Edgar Lungu in Eswatini. Mrs. Wina says she
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Tina Turner opens up about son’s suicide

Tina Turner has opened up about her son’s suicide earlier this year. Craig Turner was 59 when he was found dead in July at his Los Angeles home from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Speaking to BBC News,
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Jamal Khashoggi case: Turkish police ‘search forest’

Police in Turkey investigating the alleged killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have expanded their search, reports say. Unnamed Turkish officials say his body may have been disposed of in the nearby Belgrad forest or on farmland.
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HRC encourages for submissions towards POA amendment

HRC Spokesperson Mweelwa Muleya The Human Rights Commission (HRC) is urging individuals and institutions to take advantage of the on-going consultative meetings on the amendment of the Public Order Act (POA) and make submissions aimed at improving
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10million litres Saudi Arabia loan facility diesel arrives in Dar es Salaam- Nkhuwa

Energy Minister Mathew Nkhuwa Minister of Energy Mathew Nkhuwa says 10 million liters of diesel procured under the US$20 million Saudi Arabia loan facility has arrived at the government depot in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Mr. Nkhuwa
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BOZ concerned over lenders blacklisting people with negative entry

Dr. Denny Kalyalya BoZ Governor The Bank of Zambia has noted with concern that lenders have tended to black list people who have a negative entry in their credit report. Speaking at the launch of the credit
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President Lungu notes need for farmers to increase productivity

Republican President Edgar Lungu President Edgar Lungu has noted that for agriculture to become profitable and meet the cost of production there is need for farmers to increase productivity. Speaking when he graced the 113th Zambia National
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Man ‘fought snakes’ to survive after falling down 100ft mineshaft

An Arizona man has survived two days trapped alone in a mine shaft with rattlesnakes. He killed three of the snakes while waiting to be discovered, according to rescue crews. John Waddell, 62, was lowering himself into
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Scores dead as train mows down crowd

More than 50 people have been killed and 200 hurt after a train ran into a crowd near Amritsar in India’s northern Punjab state, police told the BBC. The victims were standing on the railway tracks watching
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8million Euros sourced for rehabilitation of Chalimbana local govt Institute-Mwale

Vincent Mwale Local Government Minister Minster of Local Government Vincent Mwale says his ministry has sourced about eight million euros for from the German government through the KFW bank to rehabilitate and expand infrastructure at Chalimbana Local
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CSPR notes need for inclusion

The Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR) has demanded that the poor be included in the design and implementation of programmes and policies that affect them. CSPR Board Chairperson Isaac Ngoma says there is need for a
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2019 national budget will be failed financial plan – Kambwili

Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili has expressed concern that the 2019 national budget may prove to be a failed financial plan. Mr. Kambwili says he has taken note that allocations in the 2019 national budget will
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Steve Penny: Ex-USA Gymnastics head held over Nassar case

The former president and CEO of USA Gymnastics has been arrested for tampering with evidence in relation to the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. Steve Penny had been indicted by a grand jury for allegedly removing documents
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Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: Last column published

The Washington Post has published missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s last column – a call for press freedom across the Arab world. The newspaper said it decided to go ahead after accepting Mr Khashoggi was not going
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SUVUCAL expectations from new NGO council high

Support for Vulnerable Children active Leadership Director Eugene Machona has urged the Newly elected members of the Non Governmental Organization Council at the just ended 2018 National congress of NGO to expedite the process repealing and replacing