Six Perish In Separate Road Carnage

Six people died in separate road traffic accidents on Tuesday across three provinces including Lusaka, Copperbelt, and Western Province. Police Public Relations Officer Esther Mwaata Katongo has said in Lusaka, three people among them a male juvenile died on the … Continued

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Six people died in separate road traffic accidents on Tuesday across three provinces including Lusaka, Copperbelt, and Western Province. Police Public Relations Officer Esther Mwaata Katongo has said in Lusaka, three people among them a male juvenile died on the spot after they were ran over by a Mitsubishi Truck registration number ACL 4897 which was being driven by Stephen Milambo aged 30 of Chunga Compound. The accident happened around 14:30 hours on Kabanana road in Lusaka’s Kabanana area. Katongo said the deceased have been identified as Agness Banda aged 22; Cynthia Zulu aged 20 both of Meanwood and a male juvenile aged nine months. Katongo said the accident happened when the driver of the truck failed to maintain his lane hence hitting the pedestrians who were standing off the road and the bodies are in University Teaching Hospital (UTH) mortuary awaiting postmortem while the driver has been charged with three counts of causing death by dangerous driving. Katongo further sad on the Copperbelt, a driver of Motor vehicle BMW registration number ADA 406 identified as Mulenga Mumbi aged 32 of Riverside Kitwe, died in Kitwe Central Hospital after he was involved in an accident which happened around 18:00 hours on Ndola – Kitwe road at Jonkens Junction. She said the accident happened when the driver of the BMW lost control of the motor vehicle and hit into a Benz Truck registration number ACL 5560 and trailer number TACH 4604 which was parked off the road and the body is in Kitwe Central Hospital awaiting postmortem. Katongo said in Western Province, a male juvenile aged nine years of Kaoma Site and service died after he was involved in a road traffic accident which happened around 15:30 hours in Kaoma Site and Service. Kotongo said the accident happened when the tyre on the right side of a motor vehicle Mitsubishi Cater registration number ABF 6941 which was being driven by Gift Mutupo aged 27 also of Kaoma Site and Service came out of position forcing the vehicle to carrier off the road and hit the pedestrian who died upon arrival at Kaoma District Hospital. She added another accident which happened in Western Province in Luampa District, a pedestrian identified as Mandandu Kashondo aged 28 of Lui area died on the spot after he was hit by a motor vehicle as he was crossing the road at about 18:00 hours at Lui area She said the body is in the same hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem, adding that the police have since instituted investigations into the matter. “Six people died in separate road traffic accidents which happened yesterday the 02nd May, 2017 in Lusaka, Copperbelt and Western Provinces†She said The post Six Perish In Separate Road Carnage appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Zambia Bans Second Hand Under Wear

The Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) has again warned against second hand underwear. This has led to the Zambian government to ban second hand under garments because they pose a health hazard. Zambia Bureau of Standards public relations and Marketing … Continued

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The Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) has again warned against second hand underwear. This has led to the Zambian government to ban second hand under garments because they pose a health hazard. Zambia Bureau of Standards public relations and Marketing Hazel Zulu says the banned under garments are night gowns, panties and boxers. The sale of these merchandise has escalated on the streets across the nation and it is feared that people might contract unknown infections from buying such under wear. The post Zambia Bans Second Hand Under Wear appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Executive, Legislative Branches Not Split – Isaac Jackson Says

[The Capitol Times] The Ministry of Information has clarified that the ongoing investigation of key government officials will in no way split or set the Executive against other branches of government.

[The Capitol Times] The Ministry of Information has clarified that the ongoing investigation of key government officials will in no way split or set the Executive against other branches of government.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘No Commercial Logging’ – GVL Debunks Logging Allegations

[The Capitol Times] Oil palm giant, Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL), has refuted allegation that it is proposing the sale of timber from palm oil concessions. The oil palm giant says its development work in Liberia is in line with national and internatio…

[The Capitol Times] Oil palm giant, Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL), has refuted allegation that it is proposing the sale of timber from palm oil concessions. The oil palm giant says its development work in Liberia is in line with national and international laws on the protection of forests and also endangered species; and that the company will engage in any form of commercial logging.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

GPU Launches U.S.$220, 000 Undef Project

[Daily Observer] The Gambia Press Union (GPU) on Friday launched its two-year United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) sponsored project for freedom of expression in The Gambia, at a launching ceremony held at a hotel in Kololi.

[Daily Observer] The Gambia Press Union (GPU) on Friday launched its two-year United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) sponsored project for freedom of expression in The Gambia, at a launching ceremony held at a hotel in Kololi.

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We Will Do Everything to Ensure Stability Reign in the Country CDS Kinteh

[Daily Observer] The chief of defense staff (CDS) of The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) Lieutenant General Masaneh MN Kinteh, has assured that they would do everything necessary to ensuring that peace and stability reign in the country.

[Daily Observer] The chief of defense staff (CDS) of The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) Lieutenant General Masaneh MN Kinteh, has assured that they would do everything necessary to ensuring that peace and stability reign in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Magistrate Transfers Assault Case to Childrens’ Court

[Daily Observer] Magistrate George of the Bundung Magistrates’ Court have transferred an alleged assault case of Modou Touray to the Childrens’ Court following the prosecuting officer’s tendering of age determination report from the Edward Francis Smal…

[Daily Observer] Magistrate George of the Bundung Magistrates' Court have transferred an alleged assault case of Modou Touray to the Childrens' Court following the prosecuting officer's tendering of age determination report from the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital that confirms that Mr. Touray was under age.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gamcoy 17 – Is the UN Aware of Our 30 Percent Deductions?

[Daily Observer] Personnel of Gamcoy 17 that returned from the troubled region of Darfur in Sudan since 2015 have questioned whether the United Nations (UN) was aware of the 30% deduction from their monies during their peacekeeping mission in Sudan.

[Daily Observer] Personnel of Gamcoy 17 that returned from the troubled region of Darfur in Sudan since 2015 have questioned whether the United Nations (UN) was aware of the 30% deduction from their monies during their peacekeeping mission in Sudan.

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Seminar On Waste Management Attracts International Participants

[Daily Observer] An international seminar on rural resilience and community waste management recently came to an end at the Gunjur Multi-Purpose Community Centre. The event organised jointly by the Arkleton Trust and WasteAid U.K., was designed to shar…

[Daily Observer] An international seminar on rural resilience and community waste management recently came to an end at the Gunjur Multi-Purpose Community Centre. The event organised jointly by the Arkleton Trust and WasteAid U.K., was designed to share experience in terms of innovative projects and good practice in building community resilience.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Letter to the Editor – Personal Opinion

[Daily Observer] With another cloud of political dust now calmly down, I pick the moment to push personal viewpoint on relevant issues. The other name for parliament is Law-Makers. Ideally it should have a membership of lawyers, to be of real meaning. …

[Daily Observer] With another cloud of political dust now calmly down, I pick the moment to push personal viewpoint on relevant issues. The other name for parliament is Law-Makers. Ideally it should have a membership of lawyers, to be of real meaning. Well, we happen to be in a country that is yet to mature to that fact.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia