Pres. Lungu Mourns Egypt Christians Killed In Terror Attacks

President Edgar Lungu has sent a message of comfort to his Egyptian counterpart Abdul Fattah El-Sisi over the death of over 44 Christians who died in terror attacks three days ago. President Lungu was due to travel to Egypt but … Continued

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President Edgar Lungu has sent a message of comfort to his Egyptian counterpart Abdul Fattah El-Sisi over the death of over 44 Christians who died in terror attacks three days ago. President Lungu was due to travel to Egypt but cancelled the trip in the wake of the incident. BELOW IS A STATEMENT FROM PRESIDENT LUNGU PRESIDENT LUNGU MOURNS WITH EGYPT, TERROR VICTIMS LUSAKA, (Tuesday, April 11, 2017) His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu President of the Republic of Zambia has extended deepest condolences to His counterpart His Excellency Mr Abdul Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt on the death of about 44 people who were killed in bomb blasts at Tanta and Alexandria Coptic churches on 9th April, 2017. The President in a message of condolences to Mr El-Sisi said he had learnt with a deep sense of sorrow and sadness of the tragic death of about 44 people who were killed in bomb blasts at the two Coptic churches in Egypt. President Lungu said the Government and the Zambian people mourn with President El-Sisi, the Egyptian government and its people the loss of lives in Sunday’s bomb blasts. The President wished Mr El-Sisi and the bereaved families God’s strength and fortitude to bear this great loss during the period of mourning. “On behalf of the Government, the people of Zambia and indeed on my own behalf, allow me to extend my deepest condolences to Your Excellency, the bereaved families and indeed the people of Egypt during this trying time,†the President said. _____________________________________________________________________________ Issued by: AMOS CHANDA SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT (PRESS AND PUBLIC RELATIONS) STATE HOUSE The post Pres. Lungu Mourns Egypt Christians Killed In Terror Attacks appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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President Elects Allies in Key Govt Position Ahead of Crucial Polls – Report

[News24Wire] Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has reportedly reshuffled his government, bringing in loyalists who are seen as important allies in preparation for re-election next year.

[News24Wire] Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has reportedly reshuffled his government, bringing in loyalists who are seen as important allies in preparation for re-election next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

President Sirleaf Calls for Strong Drug Regulation in Ecowas Region

[LINA] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has challenged ECOWAS Member States to strengthen their drug regulatory authorities and their powers to enforce drug laws and regulations to curb the counterfeiting of drugs in the region.

[LINA] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has challenged ECOWAS Member States to strengthen their drug regulatory authorities and their powers to enforce drug laws and regulations to curb the counterfeiting of drugs in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

A Show of Force to Send One Message, Malema Tells Union Buildings Marchers

[News24Wire] The march to the Union Buildings was a show of force by all opposition parties and South Africans to show President Jacob Zuma he was no longer a credible leader, EFF leader Julius Malema said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The march to the Union Buildings was a show of force by all opposition parties and South Africans to show President Jacob Zuma he was no longer a credible leader, EFF leader Julius Malema said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ramatlhodi Served With Distinction – Mthembu

[News24Wire] Former public service and administration minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi served with absolute distinction and dedication, African National Congress chief whip Jackson Mthembu said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Former public service and administration minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi served with absolute distinction and dedication, African National Congress chief whip Jackson Mthembu said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gender Ministry Launches Girls Ebola Support Project

[New Republic] The Ministry of Gender Children Social Protection with funding from the World Bank has for the first time launched the Girls Ebola Recovery Livelihood Support or (GERLS) project in the country.

[New Republic] The Ministry of Gender Children Social Protection with funding from the World Bank has for the first time launched the Girls Ebola Recovery Livelihood Support or (GERLS) project in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Gender Equality – From Family to Parliament

[Ethiopian Herald] Women empowerment should start from the lower echelons of the society – at family, school and community levels – to make sure that women are equally participating and benefiting from economic, social and political spheres, emphasized…

[Ethiopian Herald] Women empowerment should start from the lower echelons of the society - at family, school and community levels - to make sure that women are equally participating and benefiting from economic, social and political spheres, emphasized at the closing ceremony of the 41st national 'March Eight' celebration held Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia