Daily Archives: October 11, 2013

Migrant Boat Sinks Off Italy, Dozens Dead

Italian officials say a boat carrying migrants has capsized off Sicily, leaving at least 27 people dead, in the second such incident in the area this month.

Officials say more than 200 migrants were rescued …

Kabimba accused of forming new Party using PF structures

Wynter Kabimba

Wynter Kabimba

Embattled PF Secretary General, Wynter Kabimba has been accused of being behind the maneuvers to form a new party using parallel structures in the PF, reports ZNBC.

This has been revealed by Lameck …

PF 2014 Budget unveiled with 2 years wage freeze

Chikwanda arriving at Parliament

Chikwanda arriving at Parliament

A K42.68 billion National Budget for 2014 has been presented by Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda.

And the budget which is the third for PF government has proposed a wage freeze on …

Migrant Boat Sinks Off Italy, Hundreds in Sea

Italy’s navy says a boat carrying about 250 migrants has capsized off the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, only a week after another shipwreck in the same area killed hundreds of African migrants.

Rescue officials from …

Nairobi attack puts pressure on Somalia leader to shape up or ship out

The Somalia government is facing fresh pressure from regional governments and local politicians to quickly roll out a slate of security and reconciliation reforms or face a “regime change” in the wake of the recent …

African Nations Discuss Stance on ICC

African Union leaders are meeting in Ethiopia to discuss the International Criminal Court, which some countries charge is biased against African nations.

Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told the 54-member AU on Friday the …

AU, Kenya and the International Criminal Court: Beyond Impunity

This week many of the current political leaders of Africa will meet in Addis Ababa to discuss whether African states should withdraw en masse from the International Criminal Court because of the indictment of Kenyan …

Beaumelle eyes chipolopolo job

INTERIM coach Patrice Beaumelle says he is interested in taking up the Chipolopolo coaching job on a permanent basis as head coach.…

Chikwanda unveils K42bn national budget

FINANCE minister Alexander Chikwanda is today expected to unveil an estimated K42 billion 2014 national budget.…