Desmond Katongo is New FAZ Communications Manager

The Football Association of Zambia has finally appointed a Communications Manager filling the hitherto vacant position by Desmond Katongo. Katongo steps in the void left by Nkweto Tembwe who jumped ship in the aftermath of the 2016 FAZ elections that … Continued

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The Football Association of Zambia has finally appointed a Communications Manager filling the hitherto vacant position by Desmond Katongo. Katongo steps in the void left by Nkweto Tembwe who jumped ship in the aftermath of the 2016 FAZ elections that saw Andrew Kamanga defeat Kalusha Bwalya for the top job. The Evelyn Hone College trained journalist is better known from his days in the production team of the Mpila Zambia show that ran on SuperSport and ZNBC. Below is the full statement: The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) is pleased to announce that Mr Desmond Katongo has been appointed Communications Manager. He joined the national football governing body on 16th February, 2017. Prior to joining FAZ, Mr Katongo worked as Communications Officer for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). He is well known for producing a football television show called “Mpila Zambia†which was broadcast on SuperSport and the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) until 2012. He also worked as a Communications specialist for BioCarbon Partners. He holds a Diploma in Journalism and Public Relations from Evelyn Hone College of Applied Arts and Commerce. (SOURCE: BOLAZAMBIA) The post Desmond Katongo is New FAZ Communications Manager appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Eight Female Suicide Bombers Hit Maiduguri

[Guardian] Maiduguri -In what would have been one of the most audacious attacks by Boko Haram insurgents meant to cause maximum damage, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said eight suspected suicide bombers in a Volkswagen Golf laden with…

[Guardian] Maiduguri -In what would have been one of the most audacious attacks by Boko Haram insurgents meant to cause maximum damage, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said eight suspected suicide bombers in a Volkswagen Golf laden with explosives, attacked the eastern flank of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital late on Thursday into early morning yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt U-Turn On Museveni’s Pads Pledge Is Unfortunate

[Monitor] In 2015, during the presidential campaigns, President Museveni made a pledge that his government would provide girls in primary school with sanitary pads. He was campaigning in Lango sub-region at the time.

[Monitor] In 2015, during the presidential campaigns, President Museveni made a pledge that his government would provide girls in primary school with sanitary pads. He was campaigning in Lango sub-region at the time.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

New President Farmajo Meets With U.S Ambassador in Mogadishu

[Shabelle] The new President of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has met for the first time since his election on Feb. 8, the US ambassador to Somalia Stephan Schwartz in Mogadishu.

[Shabelle] The new President of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has met for the first time since his election on Feb. 8, the US ambassador to Somalia Stephan Schwartz in Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Blast Kills At Least 2, Injures Three in Central Somalia

[Shabelle] At least two people died, and three others were wounded after a land mine blast has in a village near Baledweyne, the regional capital of Hiiraan province in central Somalia on Friday.

[Shabelle] At least two people died, and three others were wounded after a land mine blast has in a village near Baledweyne, the regional capital of Hiiraan province in central Somalia on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Give Priority to the Poor in Education Reforms

[Nation] When faced with the shambolic, insensitive and arrogant manner with which the Executive has handled the doctors’ strike, one can quickly dismiss outright this administration’s ability or willingness to respond to its citizens’ most basic of ne…

[Nation] When faced with the shambolic, insensitive and arrogant manner with which the Executive has handled the doctors' strike, one can quickly dismiss outright this administration's ability or willingness to respond to its citizens' most basic of needs. The list of broken promises, fraudulent contracts and wasteful programmes far exceed any inventory of achievements that Jubilee can demonstrate to persuade the public to give them five more years in office.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Uhuru, Ruto Second Term Lies in Hands of the Hungry, Governors

[Nation] This election year could not have begun more ominously for the government: Hungry voters, a never-ending doctors’ strike, and both within months of a yet-to-be-resolved teachers’ crisis.

[Nation] This election year could not have begun more ominously for the government: Hungry voters, a never-ending doctors' strike, and both within months of a yet-to-be-resolved teachers' crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

It Is Time Kenyans Realised Politicians Are Taking Them for a Ride

[Nation] Kenyan politicians will never cease to amaze. Many of them are people gifted with high levels of hypocrisy, double-speak and mendacity and they do not even feel any shame when they peddle lies that are at cross-purposes with what they practice…

[Nation] Kenyan politicians will never cease to amaze. Many of them are people gifted with high levels of hypocrisy, double-speak and mendacity and they do not even feel any shame when they peddle lies that are at cross-purposes with what they practice. Take for instance the issue of tribalism. Many politicians, especially at this time of heightened political tensions, will always accuse their opponents of practising tribalism.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenyans’ Eyes On Food Security As Rotich Prepares Budget

[Nation] The Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury has submitted to Parliament the Budget estimates for the financial year 2017-2018 which is a near reflection of what the Budget will look like.

[Nation] The Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury has submitted to Parliament the Budget estimates for the financial year 2017-2018 which is a near reflection of what the Budget will look like.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya