Liberian Lawmakers Mandate Lone Star Cell to Return Three Days Call Promotion

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Members of the House of Representatives have requested the Liberia Telecommunication Authority (LTA) and the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) to thoroughly review the act creating the LTA and the license of mobile phone company, Lo…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Members of the House of Representatives have requested the Liberia Telecommunication Authority (LTA) and the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) to thoroughly review the act creating the LTA and the license of mobile phone company, Lone Star Cell/MTN and for the appropriate action in defense of the Liberian people

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ecesr Publishes Book Documenting Tiran and Sanafir Case

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights (ECESR) published Tuesday its book documenting the Tiran and Sanafir islands dispute case in coordination with the Beirut-based NGO Legal Agenda.

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights (ECESR) published Tuesday its book documenting the Tiran and Sanafir islands dispute case in coordination with the Beirut-based NGO Legal Agenda.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Grade 12 Results Released

The Ministry of Education has released Grade 12 results for 2016 with 54 schools scoring a hundred percent pass rate. Minister of Education Dennis Wanchinga said 2016 recorded an increased proportion of pupils obtaining school certificates with a 4.9% shoot … Continued

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The Ministry of Education has released Grade 12 results for 2016 with 54 schools scoring a hundred percent pass rate. Minister of Education Dennis Wanchinga said 2016 recorded an increased proportion of pupils obtaining school certificates with a 4.9% shoot up from 2015. He said that the percent of boys who obtained full certificates was higher than that of girls pegged at 63.95 and 59.57 percent respectively. Dr Wanchinga said that Eastern Province recorded the highest proportion of candidates obtaining school certificates followed by Southern Province while Western and Copperbelt recorded the lowest. The results indicate that grant aided schools topped the performance list followed by Private and public schools. Meanwhile candidates wishing to check their results can utilize the Examination Council of Zambia phone facility on their mobile phones. BELOW IS THE GUIDE: RELEASE OF 2016 GRADE 12 EXAMINATION RESULT The 2016 Grade 12 Examination Results have been officially released by the Minister of General Education- Honourable Dr Dennis M. Wanchinga (MP) today Wednesday, 25th January 2017 in Lusaka. You can check for the 2016 Grade 12 results using your Mobile Phone through the following procedure; 1. Open the message pad on your Mobile Phone 2. Type the Full 10 Digit Examination Number (Leave Space) 3. Type Examination Year (Leave Space) 4. Type Examination Grade and then 5. Send to 8383 For Example: 1510134768 2016 G12 and send to 838 The SMS Service is available on all the Networks in Zambia- that is ZAMTEL, MTN and AIRTEL at a cost of K4 only for each successful transmission. NOTE: Candidates are however, advised to collect the Original Results Transcripts from the School/Centre where they wrote from and NOT Examinations Council of Zambia (ECZ) Secretariat or any Ministry of Education Offices. Issued by: Corporate Affairs Unit EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL OF ZAMBIA The post Grade 12 Results Released appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Zambia Under-20 Arrive in Spain

The Zambia Under-20 team has touched down in Madrid, Spain as part of their two week European camping. Beston Chambeshi’s lads are expected to connect to their base in Tenerife where they will set up camp as they prepare for … Continued

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The Zambia Under-20 team has touched down in Madrid, Spain as part of their two week European camping. Beston Chambeshi’s lads are expected to connect to their base in Tenerife where they will set up camp as they prepare for the Total Africa U-20 Cup of Nations competition to be hosted by Zambia next month. The 2016 Cosafa Champions will warm up against Las Palmas U-20, Tenerife U-20, Real Madrid U-20 and Barcelona U-20 whilst on their European tour with another friendly on the cards with either Morocco or Tunisia whilst in Europe. According to the team’s itinerary they will return to Lusaka on February 7 with a friendly match against fellow tournament participants South Africa on the cards. Zambia is in Group A alongside Egypt, Mali and Guinea with the host nation opening the tournament against Guinea on February 26 at Heroes Stadium. Top four teams at the tournament will grab a ticket to the FIFA U-20 World Cup in South Korea. Zambia has twice made it to the World Cup with the maiden appearance coming in 1999 while the last appearance was in 2007. The squad: GOALKEEPERS: Mangani Banda, James Phiri, Samson Banda DEFENDERS: Solomon Sakala, Moses Nyondo, Benson Chali, Shemmy Mayembe, Prosper Chiluya , Edward Tembo, Sydney Phiri , Paul Banda MIDFIELDERS Boyd Musonda, Enock Mwepu, Linos Makwaza, Harrison Chisala, Kenneth Kalunga, Chrispine Sakulanda, Musonda Siame STRIKERS Joseph Phiri, Fashion Sakala, Edward Chilufya , Happy Nsofwa, Emmanuel Banda, Mwape Mumba (SOURCE: BOLAZAMBIA) The post Zambia Under-20 Arrive in Spain appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Murder Accused Longwe Opens Testimony in Own Case

Murder accused Precious Longwe opened her defence in the matter she allegedly killed her husband by shooting him five times. Opening her defence in the Lusaka High Court before Judge Sharon Newa Longwe said that the gun accidentally shot her … Continued

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Murder accused Precious Longwe opened her defence in the matter she allegedly killed her husband by shooting him five times. Opening her defence in the Lusaka High Court before Judge Sharon Newa Longwe said that the gun accidentally shot her husband twice following a fight. Longwe said that on the material day she had gone out to drink with friends and when she came back found her husband Lubinda Akakandela seated next to a gun. She told the court that an argument ensued that allegedly resulted in the two wrestling for the gun that accidentally went off twice and killed her husband. Longwe said that she had been drinking Castle Lite and shots of Jameson and was therefore drunk during the incident. She told the court that her late husband was an abusive and violent man who had previously hit her with an iron bar. Longwe, a former employee of Banc ABC is also facing a theft charge of K200, 000 in the Lusaka Magistrate Court. Her case makes up part of the lady induced crimes that have become routine in Zambia. The post Murder Accused Longwe Opens Testimony in Own Case appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Democracy Hypocrisy

[Africa In Fact] Critics have long argued that the African Union (AU) supports the authoritarian rule of many of the leaders of its member countries. They say it is little more than an old boys’ club for dictators – Paul Biya of Cameroon, Yahya Jammeh …

[Africa In Fact] Critics have long argued that the African Union (AU) supports the authoritarian rule of many of the leaders of its member countries. They say it is little more than an old boys' club for dictators - Paul Biya of Cameroon, Yahya Jammeh of Gambia and Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, among others - who have been in power for decades. And that it offers these autocrats an apparently legitimate role on the international stage. Others add that the AU has allowed despots and counterfeit democrats to undermine genuine d

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

SABC Inquiry – Chief Whips’ Forum Gets Involved

[Daily Maverick] Parliament’s inquiry into the troubled SABC is heading for a political bunfight on Thursday over whether to recommend President Jacob Zuma fire Communications Minister Faith Muthambi, or whether he should take “corrective action” again…

[Daily Maverick] Parliament's inquiry into the troubled SABC is heading for a political bunfight on Thursday over whether to recommend President Jacob Zuma fire Communications Minister Faith Muthambi, or whether he should take "corrective action" against her. To date the inquiry's MPs have largely set aside political grandstanding to focus on stopping the deterioration at the public broadcaster. Not so the parliamentary communication committee, where political sensitivities were fore of mind. By MARIANNE MERTEN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mafikeng Residents Ask for More Time to Study Bill

[Parliament of South Africa] Residents of Mafikeng and surrounding areas in the North West Province are asking Parliament of RSA to give them more time to study the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill in order to make meaningful contributions on t…

[Parliament of South Africa] Residents of Mafikeng and surrounding areas in the North West Province are asking Parliament of RSA to give them more time to study the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill in order to make meaningful contributions on the draft legislation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa