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DRC CONGO EMBOLA DEATH TOLL HITS 200

The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to more than 200, the health ministry said on Saturday, reports the AFP. The ministry said it had recorded 201 deaths from the virus and that 291 cases have been confirmed since the outbreak began in August. About half of…

SUNDAY CHANDA REPORTS MUSHIPE TO POLICE

PF Media Director Sunday Chanda has reported Lusaka lawyer Martha Mushipe to the police for allegedly circulating a message suggesting he was calling for the attack of the UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema’s House. Mr. Chanda alleged that Ms Mushipe circulated the message in question using social media which has a huge following. He says the…

PF WILL CONTINUE ENJOYING CB SUPPORT

The Patriotic Front -PF – says it will continue enjoying the support of the people of the Copperbelt for a long time to come. Copperbelt Caucus Chairperson for the PF and Independent Members of Parliament Evans Chibanda says this is because of the massive development that his party has taken to the province. Dr. Chibanda…

NKANA WINS BARCLAYS CUP

Nkana Football Club are the 2018 Barclays Cup Champions. The Kitwe based super league side beat Young Buffaloes 3-nil to win their maiden Barclays Cup trophy. Two goals from striker, Ronald Kampamba and another from Captain Walter Bwalya were enough to seal the victory. Apart from the trophy, Nkana have also pocketed 400,000 Kwacha while…

PERCY CHATO FIRED

President Edgar Lungu has dropped Zambia Correctional Services Commissioner General Percy Chato. Mr. Chato has been replaced by his Deputy Commissioner General in Charge of Administration Chisela Chileshe. Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda has confirmed the development to ZNBC News in Lusaka. Mr. Chanda says Dr Chileshe will…

MMD’S PELETE RESIGNS,JOINS PF

Movement for Multiparty Democracy -MMD- Southern Province Chairperson Oliver Pelete has resigned and joined the Patriotic Front. Mr. Peletehas been a member of the MMD since 1990, serving in various capacities. Mr. Pelete says he has been attracted to the PF by the exceptional leadership style of President Edgar Lungu whom he said has moved…

LIFWEKELO CHALLENGES IBA TO ACT

A concerned citizen has called on the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) to deal with media houses that are promoting hate speech and spreading falsehoods. Edwin Lifwekelo says the IBA should not wait for the country to go up in flames before it can act. He says a situation where people issue false statements that border…