Daily Archives: October 23, 2013

Release all Political Prisoners now, demands Akashambatwa


23 October 2013

I release this statement on the eve of the 49th Anniversary day of Zambia’s attainment of Independence.  I call for the unconditional release of all political prisoners now, ahead

HH to stage Independence day protest

United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema says he will tomorrow stage a protest to coincide with the country’s independence against what he has termed as ‘rampart abuse of human rights’ under the …

Happy 49th Birthday Zambia

KK Independence

By Lee Elias Tembo in Czech Republic

The day was Saturday, month, October and the year 1964.The sky and the earth were of the same hue and the summer shinning sun was brighter as a …

On Center Software Announces Strategic Equity Partnership With Accel-KKR

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Oct. 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On Center Software, the first name in construction automation, today announced that Accel-KKR has made an investment in the company to accelerate its growth. Terms of …

Chadian Soldiers Killed in Militant Attack in Mali

Two Chadian soldiers are dead after a suspected militant attack on a military checkpoint in northern Mali.

Investigators say at least six other soldiers were wounded in the attack Wednesday in the town of Tessalit. …

Zambia High Commissioner Calls On Minister for Lands and Natural Resources

[Ghana Govt.]His Excellency Timothy Mwaba Walamba, the High Commissioner of Zambia to Ghana has lauded the bold and decisive steps taken by the government of Ghana to halt the influx of illegal and foreign miners …

Berlusconi faces new trial for bribing senator

An Italian judge on Wednesday ordered Silvio Berlusconi to stand trial for allegedly bribing a senator to join his party’s ranks, in the latest legal woe for the former prime minister.

Berlusconi was formally charged …

‘Steroids turned me into a man

imageFor many, Hollywood actors and bodybuilders among them, anabolic steroids have become a regular part of life.

But with side-effects that range from excess body hair to liver damage, using them can result in serious …

Kenyan President Seeks ICC Trial Delay

Kenya is asking the U.N. Security Council to delay the trials of the country’s president and vice president for a year so they can deal with national security threats.

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy, …