Monthly Archives: March 2018

No April Fools’ Joke: Chinese Space Station Expected to Crash April 1, Early April 2

China’s Tiangong-1 space station that is hurdling toward Earth should re-enter Earth’s atmosphere around 8:10 p.m. EDT April 1, give or take 2.5 hours, according to the latest prediction from California-based Aerospace Corp.

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ZAMBIAN ARMY RECEIVES ACCOLADES

LUSAKA– Defence Minister Davies Chama says the government is happy that the Zambian army’s participation in peace-keeping missions has continued to receive accolades from international bodies for exemplary behaviour and dedication to duty.

Chama said …

XCMG livre une commande de 70 tombereaux articulés d’une valeur de 31,63 millions USD

XUZHOU, Chine, 28 mars 2018 /PRNewswire/ — XCMG, le fabricant mondial majeur de machines de construction, a livré 70 unités de son tombereau articulé XDA40 à des clients d’Asie centrale et d’Afrique du Sud pour

Senegal Races to Reform University Sector

The law school lecture hall at Dakar’s Cheikh Anta Diop University (UCAD) is, as usual, packed well beyond its 2,000-person capacity. Students huddle on the floor and perch on the window sills. Others stand by …

XCMG Delivers Order of 70 Articulated Dump Trucks Worth USD 31.63 Million

XUZHOU, China, March 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — XCMG, the world’s leading construction machinery manufacturer, has delivered 70 units of its XDA40 articulated dump truck to customers in Central Asia and South Africa, completing an export …

ZAMBIAN OPPOSITION APARTY MMD SAYS WILL NOT PARTICIPATE IN FORTHCOMING LOCAL GOVT POLLS

LUSAKA– A Zambian opposition party, the Movement for Multi-Party Democracy (MMD), has declared that it will not participate in the forthcoming local government by-elections.

Its National Secretary, Raphael Nakachinda, said here Monday that the party …

Son of Angolan Ex-President Charged with Fraud

The son of Angola’s former president was charged Sunday with fraud related to a $500 million transfer from the country’s central bank to Britain.

Jose Filomeno dos Santos, former head of Angola’s $5 billion sovereign …

ZAMBIA: OPPOSITION SEEKS TO IMPEACH PRES LUNGU, ACCUSED OF CONSTITUTIONAL BREACHES

LUSAKA — Zambia’s main opposition party has filed a motion seeking the impeachment of President Edgar Lungu, accusing him of constitutional breaches, the presidency said.

The motion by the opposition United Party for National Development …

ZAMBIAN PRESIDENT AFFIRMS HE IS IN GOOD HEALTH

LUSAKA — Zambian President Edgar Lungu says he is in good health and working to deliver to the expectations of the people of Zambia, contrary to media reports suggesting that he is not well.

President …