Pres. Lungu in Congo Brazzaville

President Edgar Lungu has headed to Congo Brazzaville on another of his foreign trips and will join 12 other Heads of State at the Great Lakes Region Summit. The Head of State flew to Congo soon after attending the Day … Continued

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President Edgar Lungu has headed to Congo Brazzaville on another of his foreign trips and will join 12 other Heads of State at the Great Lakes Region Summit. The Head of State flew to Congo soon after attending the Day of Prayer and Fasting in Kitwe. He will be in Congo for two days before heading to Ivory Coast on another foreign mission. The Great Lakes Region Summit will focus of the security situation in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo. Over 5, 000 Congolese have crossed into Zambia following the deteriorating security situation in that country. The instability has been worsened following President Joseph Kabila’s reluctance to step down and pave way for elections. The post Pres. Lungu in Congo Brazzaville appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Cholera Cases Reach 111

The cholera cases in Lusaka have reached 111 despite the rain season not having taken off. The Ministry of Local Government event banned the sale of read to eat foodstuffs on the streets of Lusaka to curb cholera cases but … Continued

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The cholera cases in Lusaka have reached 111 despite the rain season not having taken off. The Ministry of Local Government event banned the sale of read to eat foodstuffs on the streets of Lusaka to curb cholera cases but the trend has continued rising. Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Kennedy Malama said that his office is working hard to arrest the trend. Cholera cases hit the upper mark during the rain season but this year have come early. Cholera is an infectious disease that causes severe watery diarrhoea, which can lead to dehydration and even death if untreated. It is caused by eating food or drinking water contaminated with a bacterium called Vibrio cholerae. The post Cholera Cases Reach 111 appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Pakistani Suspect Denied Bail Over ‘Bankgate’

[Nyasa Times] High Court judge Silverster Kalembera has refused a bail request to Pakistani national Abdul Rehman Cotton Ginners Africa Limited (Cgal) who is jointly charged with board chairperson Mahomed Farook Ibrahim on suspicion of playing a part i…

[Nyasa Times] High Court judge Silverster Kalembera has refused a bail request to Pakistani national Abdul Rehman Cotton Ginners Africa Limited (Cgal) who is jointly charged with board chairperson Mahomed Farook Ibrahim on suspicion of playing a part in the alleged defrauding of K20.9 billion from commercial banks through loans.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Bass Anglers Seventh At World Champs

[Namibian] Namibia finished seventh out of 13 countries at the 13th Black Bass World Championships which was hosted by South Africa on the Vaal river from 2 to 8 October.

[Namibian] Namibia finished seventh out of 13 countries at the 13th Black Bass World Championships which was hosted by South Africa on the Vaal river from 2 to 8 October.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Senate Committee Asks Stanbic, Zenith Banks to Unfreeze Patience Jonathan’s Accounts

[This Day] Abuja -The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions has ordered Stanbic IBTC Bank and Zenith Bank Plc to unfreeze the accounts domiciled in their banks linked to former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan do for internal ad…

[This Day] Abuja -The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions has ordered Stanbic IBTC Bank and Zenith Bank Plc to unfreeze the accounts domiciled in their banks linked to former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan do for internal administrative reasons and not by court orders.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Nigeria Can Tackle Corruption Through Transparency in Property Ownership – Experts

[Premium Times] The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has proffered the introduction of a Property Verification Number, PVN, as a solution to improved transparency in property ownership in Nigeria

[Premium Times] The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has proffered the introduction of a Property Verification Number, PVN, as a solution to improved transparency in property ownership in Nigeria

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mugabe Students Struggling in Russia, Turn to Sex Work

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwean students studying in Russia under the presidential scholarship have reportedly gone for over a year without receiving any financial support from the government, with some turning to immoral activities to survive.

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwean students studying in Russia under the presidential scholarship have reportedly gone for over a year without receiving any financial support from the government, with some turning to immoral activities to survive.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe