Spain Outing Thrills Chambeshi

Zambia Under-20 Coach Beston Chambeshi has expressed happiness with the Spain outing where his squad is holed ahead of the Total Africa Cup to be hosted by Zambia next month. Chambeshi told bolazambia from the team base in Tenerife that … Continued

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Zambia Under-20 Coach Beston Chambeshi has expressed happiness with the Spain outing where his squad is holed ahead of the Total Africa Cup to be hosted by Zambia next month. Chambeshi told bolazambia from the team base in Tenerife that the lads were in good spirits and looking ahead to the practice matches with top Spanish clubs. The team has been in Spain since Tuesday last week and is scheduled to have their first friendly match on Tuesday against Tenerife. “So far so good, we are happy and the boys are happy. The facilities are good and everything is well organized. We are looking forward to our first friendly,†said Chambeshi. The team has practice matches lined up against Tenerife, Las Palmas and Real Madrid. The team returns on February 7 to continue with preparations in Lusaka. Zambia’s opponents in Group A of the 2017 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations are Egypt, Mali and Guinea. Group B contains South Africa, Cameroon, Sudan and Senegal. The tournament will run from February 26 to March 12 The post Spain Outing Thrills Chambeshi appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Pres. Lungu Not In A Hurry On Referendum

The referendum question was back in the frame as President Edgar Lungu addressed Zambians based in Ethiopia. President Lungu said that he was not in a hurry to re-visit the referendum matter. The referendum failed to garner the requisite numbers … Continued

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The referendum question was back in the frame as President Edgar Lungu addressed Zambians based in Ethiopia. President Lungu said that he was not in a hurry to re-visit the referendum matter. The referendum failed to garner the requisite numbers to pass with many blaming the fact that it was alongside general elections. Its proponents were banking on the Bill of Rights being passed but with the failure of the referendum it has remained the same. President Lungu said that the referendum could gobble a lot of money therefore there was need to be cautious in addressing the matter. “I am under pressure to bring back the referendum but I am not in a hurry because that is a very costly venture,†he said. The post Pres. Lungu Not In A Hurry On Referendum appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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The Day Democracy Won

[ActionAid] The ActionAid youth network, Activista, has played a key role in getting the former president of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, to recognize the democratic election result and resign. On the 20th of January, Jammeh finally left the position to A…

[ActionAid] The ActionAid youth network, Activista, has played a key role in getting the former president of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, to recognize the democratic election result and resign. On the 20th of January, Jammeh finally left the position to Adama Barrow, who was elected on December the 1st.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Eugene Kabilika Is New Caritas Director

Eugene Kabilika is the new Caritas Zambia Executive Director, the Catholic Church has announced. Kabilika who has serve in other capacities at the organisation for 10 years takes over from Samuel Mulafulafu who retired after 25 years. According to a … Continued

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Eugene Kabilika is the new Caritas Zambia Executive Director, the Catholic Church has announced. Kabilika who has serve in other capacities at the organisation for 10 years takes over from Samuel Mulafulafu who retired after 25 years. According to a statement by communications officer Mwenya Mukuka, Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) president Archbishop Telesphore Mpundu made the announcement today. Archbishop Mpundu expressed sincere gratitude with Kabilika for being available and ready to serve the Church in Zambia through the Catholic Secretariat. BELOW IS THE FULL STATEMENT NEWS RELEASE 30/01/2017 For Immediate Release CATHOLIC BISHOPS APPOINT NEW CARITAS DIRECTOR. The Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) has appointed Mr. Eugene Kabilika as the new Caritas Zambia Executive Director taking over from Mr. Samuel Mulafulafu who retired after working in the Caritas family for over 25 years. Mr. Kabilika was until his appointment acting Caritas Zambia Unit Head – Programmes. And Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) president Archbishop Telesphore Mpundu who has made the announced , registered his sincere gratitude to Mr. Kabilika for being available and ready to serve the Church in Zambia through the Catholic Secretariat. He has since wished him God’s continued guidance and abundant blessings and further assured him of the support and prayers of the Catholic Bishops in Zambia who are confident that he will faithfully discharge his duties. Meanwhile Zambia Conference Of Catholic Bishops Communications Director Fr. Winfield Kunda has on behalf of ZCCB Secretary General and the Catholic Secretariat Management has also sent his congratulatory message to Mr. Kabilika for the this appointment as he carries out the mandate to serve the Catholic Church in the area of social development, justice and peace. Mr. Kabilika has worked with Caritas – Zambia for 10 years. #Issued by Mwenya Mukuka Communications Officer Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops 0966 61 89 11 The post Eugene Kabilika Is New Caritas Director appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Bakkie Overturns, Lands On Construction Site, Killing Two

[News24Wire] A construction worker and the passenger of a bakkie were killed in a crash on the N1 on Monday afternoon, the City of Cape Town’s traffic services said.

[News24Wire] A construction worker and the passenger of a bakkie were killed in a crash on the N1 on Monday afternoon, the City of Cape Town's traffic services said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Hosts National Police Day and National Excellence Awards in North West

[SA Govt] The South African Police Service (SAPS) hosted the Annual National Police Day event and the National Excellence Awards in the North West Province on Friday, 27 January 2017.

[SA Govt] The South African Police Service (SAPS) hosted the Annual National Police Day event and the National Excellence Awards in the North West Province on Friday, 27 January 2017.

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More Arrests On Drugs in KZN

[SAPS] KwaZulu-Natal police continue with their good work in raiding drugs in the province. The King Cetshwayo Cluster and Ethekwini Outer South Task Team embarked on an operation on 28 January 2017 at various areas such as Umlazi and Richards Bay. Dur…

[SAPS] KwaZulu-Natal police continue with their good work in raiding drugs in the province. The King Cetshwayo Cluster and Ethekwini Outer South Task Team embarked on an operation on 28 January 2017 at various areas such as Umlazi and Richards Bay. During the operations, they arrested seven suspects for possession of drugs. The suspects were found in possession of 168 slopes of dagga and 66 grams of Cat. The suspects will appear briefly at the respective magistrates' courts in the province.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa