Hichilema Joins Cholera Fight

The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) has signed up for the fight against cholera. Party president Hakainde Hichilema led some top officials in visiting some cholera affected areas and pledged to put up a team within his party … Continued

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The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) has signed up for the fight against cholera. Party president Hakainde Hichilema led some top officials in visiting some cholera affected areas and pledged to put up a team within his party to help in the fight against the scourge. BELOW IS HIS FULL POSTING: Good evening fellow citizens, Following our visit to some selected cholera centres in Lusaka yesterday, we have put in place a team that will be working in consultation with government health authorities that are combatting this cholera outbreak. As a party, we have decided to commit ourselves to providing material support in fighting this outbreak which has so far claimed over 50 lives. Further to our discussions with health authorities yesterday, we are waiting to hear from them on what we must make readily available to urgently support life. A team has been put together for this purpose. We hope that our support will go a long way in mitigating some of the challenges that our health officials are facing as they battle this Cholera outbreak. Have a blessed night, HH. The post Hichilema Joins Cholera Fight appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Chipolopolo Shine in Warm Up Match

The Zambia Men’s Football National Team made short work of Division One outfit Circuit City beating them 5-1 in a practice match played at Nkoloma Stadium. Coach Wedson Nyirenda’s side is warming up for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) that … Continued

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The Zambia Men’s Football National Team made short work of Division One outfit Circuit City beating them 5-1 in a practice match played at Nkoloma Stadium. Coach Wedson Nyirenda’s side is warming up for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) that kicks off on Saturday in Morocco. Nyirenda fielded two streams of his final 23 member squad with midfielder Jack Chirwa netting a brace while Friday Samu, Lazarous Kambole and Alex ‘Bazo’ Ng’onga scored a goal each with Nathan Kazumba getting the consolation goal for Circuit City. In what could a possible first stream Nyirenda started with Toaster Nsabata in goal while skipper Ziyo partnered Adrian Chama with Simon Silwimba and Fackson Kapumbu deployed as wingbacks. In midfield Chirwa and Kondwani Mtonga were deployed in the engine room with Ernest Mbewe and Augustine Mulenga taking the flanks. Zesco United striker Lazarous Kambole teamed up with Samu to complete the set up. Nyirenda tinkered with the set up in the second stream introducing Moses Mapulanga in goal while the spine of the defence was hinged on Isaac Shamujompa and John Mwengeni with Lawrence Chungu and Donashano Malama operating on the left and right flanks respectively. Chirwa retained his place in midfield with Larry Bwalya and Godfrey Ngwenya thrown in the fray. Upfront Ng’onga was twinned with Martin Phiri offering another possible pairing in Morocco. Zambia opens its CHAN campaign on Sunday with a tie against the Cranes of Uganda at the Grand Stade Marakech before engaging Ivory Coast four days later at the same venue while the final match will be against Namibia on January 22 in Casablanca. FULL SQUAD: (GOALKEEPERS) Moses Mapulanga (Nkana), Toaster Nsabata (Zanaco), Allan Chibwe (Power Dynamos) (DEFENDERS) Simon Silwimba, Fackson Kapumbu (both Zesco United), Lawrence Chungu, Isaac Shamujompa (both Power Dynamos), John Mwangeni (Nkana), Ziyo Tembo (Zanaco) Adrian Chama (Green Buffaloes), (MIDFIELDERS) Donashano Malama (Nkana), Kondwani Mtonga (Zesco United), Jack Chirwa, Mike Katiba (both Green Buffaloes), Larry Bwalya, Godfrey Ngwenya (both Power Dynamos, Augustine Mulenga, Ernest Mbewe (both Zanaco) (STRIKERS) Friday Samu (Green Buffaloes), Alex Ng’onga (Power Dynamos), Martin Phiri (Zanaco), Lazarous Kambole (Zesco United), Chanda Mushili Lumwana Radiants) (Source: FAZ Media) The post Chipolopolo Shine in Warm Up Match appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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MoH Imposes Curfew in Kanyama

Kanyama Township will be in lockdown mode after 18:00 hours every day with government imposing a curfew. Health minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya said the restrictions will be for five days with the view to halting the business activities that surface … Continued

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Kanyama Township will be in lockdown mode after 18:00 hours every day with government imposing a curfew. Health minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya said the restrictions will be for five days with the view to halting the business activities that surface in the area once the military personnel leave. Dr Chilufya said the vendors took over the streets once the soldiers deployed left their postings during the day. He said the death count had reached 58 since the disease broke out in October 2017. Dr Chilufya said the number of cases reported had now reached 2, 451. He has also announced that bars will now operate from 11:00 hours to 19:00 hours during the period that cholera remained top of the health list. The post MoH Imposes Curfew in Kanyama appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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We Swore to Defend Nigeria’s Poor, Helpless – Osinbajo

[Premium Times] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated the government’s responsibility, through the armed forces, to defend the territorial integrity of the country.

[Premium Times] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated the government's responsibility, through the armed forces, to defend the territorial integrity of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Commonwealth Games – Nigeria’s d’Tigers to Face Australia, New Zealand, Canada

[Premium Times] Nigeria has been drawn in Group A alongside Australia, New Zealand and Canada in the basketball event of the XXI Commonwealth Games, tagged “Gold Coast 2018”.

[Premium Times] Nigeria has been drawn in Group A alongside Australia, New Zealand and Canada in the basketball event of the XXI Commonwealth Games, tagged "Gold Coast 2018".

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Raila – My Swearing-in Date Is January 30 or Never

[Nation] Nasa leaders have announced a nationwide campaign to build momentum for the swearing-in as the people’s president, of opposition leaders Raila Odinga and his deputy Kalonzo Musyoka on January 30.

[Nation] Nasa leaders have announced a nationwide campaign to build momentum for the swearing-in as the people's president, of opposition leaders Raila Odinga and his deputy Kalonzo Musyoka on January 30.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Planet TV Staff Accuses Nigerian Musician, Tekno, of Being Rude and Arrogant

[Guardian] A staff of planet TV has called out songwriter and producer, Tekno for allegedly being rude and arrogant. The staff who goes by the name, @VJezzy, on Instagram used the social medium to vent about Tekno’s alleged attitude towards him and his…

[Guardian] A staff of planet TV has called out songwriter and producer, Tekno for allegedly being rude and arrogant. The staff who goes by the name, @VJezzy, on Instagram used the social medium to vent about Tekno's alleged attitude towards him and his colleagues. He went on to add that Tekno has proven Wizkid's manager, Mr Sunday Are true with his actions.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Museveni Defends ‘Fake’ Gold Dealer

[Independent (Kampala)] Sub-Saharan Africa’s second biggest gold refinery, the Uganda-based African Gold Refinery (AGR) deals in big money – with its volumes of exports, according to informed sources, valued at over Shs. 2 trillion over the last two ye…

[Independent (Kampala)] Sub-Saharan Africa's second biggest gold refinery, the Uganda-based African Gold Refinery (AGR) deals in big money - with its volumes of exports, according to informed sources, valued at over Shs. 2 trillion over the last two years. So it is not surprising that there are many powerful individuals and institutions pushing to get a bit of the action.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda