Category Archives: Sports

LEAGOO Announces the Official Partnership with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club from 2017 to 2022

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — LEAGOO signs a five-year Official Partnership contract with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club in London starting from 2017 to 2022. Thus, LEAGOO becomes the first and exclusive mobile phone brand …

Search Underway for Smugglers After Migrants Drown Off Yemen

GENEVA � The International Organization for Migration says it is searching for smugglers who it says forced 120 Somalis and Ethiopians into the sea as their vessel approached the Yemeni coast, causing more than 50 …

COMMONWEALTH SECY-GEN SAYS ZAMBIAN PRESIDENT, OPPOSITION LEADER AGREE TO MEET

LUSAKA, Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland says Zambian President Edgar Lungu and Hakainde Hichilema, leader of the main opposition party, the United Party for National Development (UPND), who is currently in jail, have agreed to meet …

ZAMBIAN BIOETHANOL PRODUCER RECRUITING FARMERS TO GROW CASSAVA FOR FEEDSTOCK

LUSAKA, Zambia’s first and biggest bioethanol producer, Sunbird Bioenergy Africa, has begun recruiting farmers in Kawambwa district in northern Luapula Province to plant cassava which the company uses as its primary raw material and feedstock …

SOUTH AFRICA: SANPARKS 2018 BOOKINGS OPENS FROM AUG 1

PRETORIA, The South African National Parks (SANParks) announced that the holiday bookings for June and July 2018 will opens on Aug 1 as opposed to July 25 as it was originally planned.

According to SANParks …

SOUTH AFRICAN UNION STAGES PROTEST OUTSIDE ZAMBIAN EMBASSY IN PRETORIA

PRETORIA, The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) have staged a protest outside the Zambian High Commission (Embassy) in Pretoria demanding urgent steps to foster democracy and respect for human rights and press …

Zambia Extends State of Emergency by Three Months

LUSAKA � Zambia’s parliament voted on Tuesday to extend the state of emergency by three months, the presidency office said, as tensions rose following the arrest of the main opposition leader.

Africa’s second-largest copper producer, …

ZAMBIAN PRESIDENT DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY IN WAKE OF ACTS OF SABOTAGE

LUSAKA, President Edgar Lungu has invoked Article 31 of the Zambian Constitution to proclaim a state of public emergency in the country following recent acts of sabotage and arson.

President Lungu, in announcing proclamation of …

EU Celebrates the Day of the African Child with ‘Legends of Liberia’

On Friday 16th June the European Union held an event to observe the International Day of the African Child at Mary Help of Christians Catholic High School in New Matadi, Monrovia.

Speaking at the occasion, …