FAZ Adopts New Constitution

The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) Council has unanimously adopted a new constitution at this year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at the New Government Complex on Saturday, March 25. The FAZ Council passed the legislation by 309 votes from … Continued

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The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) Council has unanimously adopted a new constitution at this year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at the New Government Complex on Saturday, March 25. The FAZ Council passed the legislation by 309 votes from 320. A minimum of 240 votes were required for the new constitution to be passed. The new constitution becomes effective immediately after the 2017 annual general meeting The FAZ Council, cognizant of FIFA’s directive that FAZ would be suspended if a new constitution was not adopted by March 31, agreed to the text in the new constitution in a yes or no vote by show of hands. The new constitution has restructured the composition of the FAZ executive which will now be drawn from all 10 provinces. According to the new constitution, the Super Division will have 20 teams. The composition of the FAZ council will now have 130 delegates 90 of whom form the Electoral College. The post FAZ Adopts New Constitution appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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FAZ Council Expels Kazala and Siwale

The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) Council has expelled hitherto vice president Richard Kazala and FAZ Executive Committee Member Blackwell Siwale following a voting process at the 2017 Annual General Meeting held at the New Government Complex on Saturday, March … Continued

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The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) Council has expelled hitherto vice president Richard Kazala and FAZ Executive Committee Member Blackwell Siwale following a voting process at the 2017 Annual General Meeting held at the New Government Complex on Saturday, March 25. Their expulsion was not immediate as it came after their suspension was confirmed via a simple majority voting process in which 257 out of 278 votes were in favour of the suspension. The expulsion vote was passed by 264 votes out of 284. Kazala and Siwale have been on suspension since October 2016 when they dipped their fingers into public coffers. The duo under declared proceeds from ticket sales by K150, 000. The post FAZ Council Expels Kazala and Siwale appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Journalists Charged With Insulting Mugabe

[CPJ] New York -Zimbabwean authorities should immediately drop all charges against News Day editor Wisdom Mdzungairi and reporter Richard Chidza, and should cease threatening journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

[CPJ] New York -Zimbabwean authorities should immediately drop all charges against News Day editor Wisdom Mdzungairi and reporter Richard Chidza, and should cease threatening journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Journalists in Hiding After Threats

[CPJ] Abuja -Chadian domestic intelligence officers should cease harassing and attempting to intimidate journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. At least two journalists have gone into hiding following harassment from National Secu…

[CPJ] Abuja -Chadian domestic intelligence officers should cease harassing and attempting to intimidate journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. At least two journalists have gone into hiding following harassment from National Security Agency (ANS) officers in recent weeks, and another was detained and forced to apologize for his work.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Three Somaliland Journalists Detained in One Week

[CPJ] Somaliland Security Forces on February 202017, arrested Mohamed Baashe Hassan, a journalist for the independent broadcaster Star TV, in Hargeisa, the capital of the semi-autonomous region.

[CPJ] Somaliland Security Forces on February 202017, arrested Mohamed Baashe Hassan, a journalist for the independent broadcaster Star TV, in Hargeisa, the capital of the semi-autonomous region.

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TV Channel Attacked, Burned

[CPJ] New York -Armed men attacked the Tripoli office of the Libyan TV channel Al-Nabaa and set the building on fire, according to journalists for the station, news reports, and the Libyan Center for Freedom of the Press, an advocacy group.

[CPJ] New York -Armed men attacked the Tripoli office of the Libyan TV channel Al-Nabaa and set the building on fire, according to journalists for the station, news reports, and the Libyan Center for Freedom of the Press, an advocacy group.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Blogger, Publisher Jailed On Defamation Charges

[CPJ] Abuja -Nigerian authorities should immediately and unconditionally release blogger Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo and newspaper publisher Samuel Welson, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

[CPJ] Abuja -Nigerian authorities should immediately and unconditionally release blogger Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo and newspaper publisher Samuel Welson, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dynamos To Host Four Nations Tournament

Lusaka Dynamos will host a four club tournament to prepare for the 2017 soccer season. Napsa Stars, Green Buffaloes and Red Arrows will take part in the competition next week. BELOW IS A STATEMENT FROM DYNAMOS CEO SIMATAA SIMATAA PRESS … Continued

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Lusaka Dynamos will host a four club tournament to prepare for the 2017 soccer season. Napsa Stars, Green Buffaloes and Red Arrows will take part in the competition next week. BELOW IS A STATEMENT FROM DYNAMOS CEO SIMATAA SIMATAA PRESS RELEASE 25th March, 2017. Lusaka Dynamos football club has organised a four club invitational tournament as preparations for the 2017 season intensify. Dubbed as the ‘Lusaka Dynamos Four Club Invitational Tournament’, the competition will take place from Tuesday to Thursday next week at the Heroes Stadium. Club’s Chief Executive Officer Simataa Simataa disclosed the tournament will feature super division sides Green Buffaloes, Napsa Stars, Red Arrows and the hosts. “This tournament is very important because all participating clubs will have an opportunity to gauge themselves against some of their opponents once the league starts,†he said. “It will provide an opportunity for the coaches to see some strengths and weakness of their respective teams before the league commences.†Simataa said there will be two games each on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. He said though the tournament was currently not sponsored, business houses are free to get on board for sponsorship packages. Entry will be free. Fixtures TUESDAY, March 28th 13:00 hours: LUSAKA DYNAMOS FC VS GREEN BUFFALOES 15:00 hours: NAPSA STARS VS RED ARROWS WEDNESDAY, March 29th 13:00 hours: NAPSA STARS VS LUSAKA DYNAMOS 15:00 hours: RED ARROWS VS GREEN BUFFALOES THURSDAY , March 30th 13:00 hours: GREEN BUFFALOES VS NAPSA STARS 15:00 hours: LUSAKA DYNAMOS VS RED ARROWS For and on behalf of Lusaka Dynamos Football Club, Simataa Simataa The post Dynamos To Host Four Nations Tournament appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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