Category Archives: Sports

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, …

SOUTH AFRICA: YOUTH URGED TO TAKE UP HIV ‘PREVENTION REVOLUTION’

PRETORIA, As South Africans all over the country celebrated Youth Day on Friday, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged all young people to take up the “Prevention Revolution”.

He said this on the eve of …

SOUTH AFRICA:PRESIDENT ZUMA SIGNS ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING BILL INTO LAW

JOHANNESBURG, President Jacob Zuma has signed the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment (FICA) bill into law.

The Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act, assented by the President, amends the Financial Intelligence Centre Act, 2001. The 2001 Act …

Zambia Court to Rule on Opposition Leader’s Treason Case Next Week

LUSAKA � A Zambian court will rule next week on whether to throw out a treason case against the leader of the main opposition party whose lawyers say the charges are ambiguous, a magistrate said …

Faced with rise in violence in South Sudan, aid alone “isn’t enough”

While humanitarian support has saved “countless” lives, ongoing fighting in South Sudan continues to make difficult the rollout of aid programmes, according to the Regional Director for Eastern and Central Africa at the World Food …

Hisense devient sponsor officiel de la Coupe du Monde de la FIFA, Russie 2018(TM)

BEIJING, 6 avril 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lors d’une conférence de presse commune avec la FIFA du 6 avril 2017, Hisense a annoncé son statut de sponsor officiel de la Coupe du Monde de la FIFA …

Hisense Becomes Official Sponsor of 2018 FIFA World Cup(TM)

BEIJING, April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On April 6th 2017, in a joint press conference held with FIFA, Hisense announced its status as an official sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, becoming the …

ZAMBIAN POWER UTILITY PROPOSED 75 PCT RAIFF HIKE

LUSAKA, Zambia’s State-owned power utility, ZESCO, has proposed to increase electricity tariffs by an average of 75 per cent.

The power utility proposes that the increase should be in two phases with phase one of …