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S.P. GETS DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

The PF in Southern Province says government has embarked on various developmental projects to transform the region. PF Information and Publicity Secretary Trymore Mwenda says the projects are steadily taking shape in various constituencies and districts of Southern Province. Mr. Mwenda says once complete, the projects will transform Southern Province and the country. He named…

Bill Cosby sentenced for sexual assault

A judge in Pennsylvania has jailed US comedian Bill Cosby for three to 10 years for sexual assault. Cosby, 81, was also categorised as a sexually violent predator, meaning he must undergo counselling for life and be listed on the sex offender registry. The actor declined to make a statement when offered the opportunity. At…

“Pogba is now not going to captain Man U again”

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has told Paul Pogba he will not captain the club again because of concerns about the midfielder’s attitude. Pogba was told of the decision before Tuesday’s Carabao Cup tie with Derby. Mourinho has attempted to underline his authority after an error by Pogba led to Wolves’ equaliser at Old Trafford…

DIGITAL MIGRATION NEEDS NEW POLICY,LAW

Information and Broadcasting Services Minister, Dora Siliya says  Zambia should urgently respond to the immediate needs in the process of digital migration such as legislation and policy. Ms Siliya says there is also need for the media, Information and Communication Technologies sectors to be converged. She says this will help in bridging the gaps that…

CASH TRANSFER:BRITISH ENVOY TOLD TO APOLOGISE

A citizen Chanoda Ngwira says British High Commissioner to Zambia Fergus Cochrane-Dyet should apologise over the remarks he issued regarding the Social Cash Transfer saga. In a statement issued to ZNBC News , Mr. Ngwira said a story from the media, shows that the more than two million British Pounds for Social Cash Transfer (SCT)…

SA drops visa solutions to spice up tourism

South Africa says it is relaxing controversial travel rules that many believe have damaged the country’s vital tourism industry. The government – anxious to revive a struggling economy – says foreign families will no longer have to produce their children’s birth certificates. Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba said the changes would be introduced in time…

Mbeki blasts ANC for becoming ‘sad occasion’

Photo copyright Eric Miller / World Economic Forum 2008 Africa Summit, Cape Town, 3 - 6 June 2008 emiller@iafrica.com Thabo Mbeki South Africa’s former President Thabo Mbeki has lambasted the governing African National Congress (ANC) for turning into “a black party”. He made the comment as he criticised the party’s decision to expropriate white-owned land…