Zambia Under 20 Face DRC In Cosafa Semi-Final

The Zambia U-20 will have to go past the Democratic Republic of Congo if they have to reach the Cosafa Cup finals today. Coach Beston Chambeshi’s lads have been flying high sweeping everything out of their way to maintain a … Continued

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The Zambia U-20 will have to go past the Democratic Republic of Congo if they have to reach the Cosafa Cup finals today. Coach Beston Chambeshi’s lads have been flying high sweeping everything out of their way to maintain a 100% record. With one eye on next year’s Under-20 Africa Cup on home soil, Chambeshi has been drilling a competitive spirit in the lads that began their campaign with a 5-1 win over Zimbabwe before dispatching Malawi 3-0 and yesterday overcame Mozambique 2-0. Zambia has won the U-20 Cosafa tournament 10 times and will be hoping to add another crown to the trophy cabinet. The junior Chipolopolo were last crowned champions in 2012 in a class that had Ronald ‘Sate Sate’ Kampamba, Evans Kangwa and Bruce Musakanya under Keagan Mumba. Wednesday’s semi-finals see South Africa take on Angola at 17h00 (15h00 GMT), while Zambia play DR Congo at 19h30 (17h30 GMT). Both games will be at the Moruleng Stadium. (SOURCE: BOLAZAMBIA) The post Zambia Under 20 Face DRC In Cosafa Semi-Final appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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MK Veteran Pleads for End to Public Spats with Ruling Party

[News24Wire] Umkhonto We Sizwe Military Veterans Association chairperson Kebby Maphatsoe on Tuesday extended an olive branch to his rivals, apologised to ANC stalwarts, and pleaded for an end to public spats.

[News24Wire] Umkhonto We Sizwe Military Veterans Association chairperson Kebby Maphatsoe on Tuesday extended an olive branch to his rivals, apologised to ANC stalwarts, and pleaded for an end to public spats.

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UTH Resident Doctors Set For 10 Day Protest

Resident Doctors at the University Teaching Hospital have announced that they will go on a 10 day sit-in protest. The Doctors are citing a wide range of unfulfilled obligations by government that has left them with no option but to … Continued

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Resident Doctors at the University Teaching Hospital have announced that they will go on a 10 day sit-in protest. The Doctors are citing a wide range of unfulfilled obligations by government that has left them with no option but to resort to industrial action. Below is a full statement from Resident Doctors Association Dr Oliver Kaoma: The post UTH Resident Doctors Set For 10 Day Protest appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Ruling Party Urged to Focus On Economy

[The Herald] BUSINESS has urged Zanu-PF party to expend energy on the economy when it meets for the 16th Annual People’s Conference and bury internal squabbles once and for all. As the ruling Zanu-PF maps economic revival through implementation of vari…

[The Herald] BUSINESS has urged Zanu-PF party to expend energy on the economy when it meets for the 16th Annual People's Conference and bury internal squabbles once and for all. As the ruling Zanu-PF maps economic revival through implementation of various policies, Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries president, Mr Busisa Moyo, said there was need to improve the country's economic performance by all forces."The economy should take centre stage at the conference," he said. "They should look at the development of the val

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American Soldier Files Torture Suit Against DRC; Claims US $4.5 In Damages

A retired  American soldier has filed a legal complaint against the Democratic Republic of Congo claiming wrongful imprisonment and torture while on a private mission in the vast Central African nation. Darryl Lewis delivered his complaint to the government of … Continued

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A retired  American soldier has filed a legal complaint against the Democratic Republic of Congo claiming wrongful imprisonment and torture while on a private mission in the vast Central African nation. Darryl Lewis delivered his complaint to the government of Kinshasa through the Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Congo in Washington, DC. Lewis was illegally detained for six weeks in the DRC while he was serving as an advisor to former Governor of Katanga Moise Katumbi. He was never charged and now seeks $4.5 million in damages for his illegal six-week incarceration BELOW IS THE FULL STATEMENT WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2016 — Yesterday, at the office of Ambassador François Nkuna Balumuene in Washington, DC, American veteran Darryl Lewis delivered his legal complaint in his suit for torture against two individuals with high-ranking law-enforcement positions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. According to the complaint, Mr. Lewis was tortured while working in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as an unarmed advisor to former Katanga Governor Moise Katumbi earlier this year. The complaint states that he was illegally detained for six weeks without being charged with a crime, and that while detained, he was interrogated for up to 16 hours a day, threatened, beaten, scarcely fed, and denied necessities for basic hygiene. The complaint was also delivered to the two individual defendants in Kinshasa, the capital of the DRC, earlier today. The case is pending in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. “I’m suing these individuals who have abused their power in the Kabila government as a way of standing up to those who violate basic human rights. I know that I am only one of many to suffer torture at their hands. Although these individuals targeted me because I am an American, these individuals are notorious for their abuses against the Congolese people as well. I hope this case will bring some small measure of justice against persons who have no regard for basic human dignity.” In his complaint, Mr. Lewis is seeking not less than $4.5 million in damages. The post American Soldier Files Torture Suit Against DRC; Claims US $4.5 In Damages appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Police Unit a Chief a ‘Criminal With a Badge’

[News24Wire] Private investigator Paul O’Sullivan, accused by Gauteng Hawks head Prince Mokotedi of attempting to mastermind a revolt against President Jacob Zuma, landed a scathing counterpunch on Tuesday afternoon.

[News24Wire] Private investigator Paul O'Sullivan, accused by Gauteng Hawks head Prince Mokotedi of attempting to mastermind a revolt against President Jacob Zuma, landed a scathing counterpunch on Tuesday afternoon.

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Courts Urged to Set Precedents

[East African] Rwanda’s Judiciary has renewed calls for consistency and harmonisation of court decisions to help set precedents in the country’s legal system.

[East African] Rwanda's Judiciary has renewed calls for consistency and harmonisation of court decisions to help set precedents in the country's legal system.

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DR Congo President Kabila’s Stay in Power Could Trigger Violence

[East African] Tension is mounting in Democratic Republic of Congo as the constitutionally set date for President Joseph Kabila’s second and last term in office draws near.

[East African] Tension is mounting in Democratic Republic of Congo as the constitutionally set date for President Joseph Kabila's second and last term in office draws near.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa