Well-Wishers Come to the Aid of Poor Pupils, but More Left Out

[Nation] Several well-wishers on Sunday came forward to support needy students who are at risk of missing their slots in secondary school as the government also advised children from needy families to seek financial assistance from alternative governme…

[Nation] Several well-wishers on Sunday came forward to support needy students who are at risk of missing their slots in secondary school as the government also advised children from needy families to seek financial assistance from alternative government and private interventions.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

We Deserve Better, Women Tell President Kenyatta

[Nation] The Federation of Women Lawyers has accused President Uhuru Kenyatta of treating women as ‘second class citizens’ after he failed to name any of them in his first batch of nine members of the Cabinet.

[Nation] The Federation of Women Lawyers has accused President Uhuru Kenyatta of treating women as 'second class citizens' after he failed to name any of them in his first batch of nine members of the Cabinet.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

High Prices Dampen Schools Opening

[The Herald] As parents and guardians gear up for a new schools term which begins tomorrow, many last-minute shoppers, especially for basic requirements, had to contend with punitive prices from predatory retailers.

[The Herald] As parents and guardians gear up for a new schools term which begins tomorrow, many last-minute shoppers, especially for basic requirements, had to contend with punitive prices from predatory retailers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The Task At Hand As Kagame Takes Over African Union Chair

[New Times] The 29th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU) held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in July 2017, elected Rwanda to lead the Union for a period of one year, in 2018.

[New Times] The 29th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU) held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in July 2017, elected Rwanda to lead the Union for a period of one year, in 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Hichilema Joins Cholera Fight

The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) has signed up for the fight against cholera. Party president Hakainde Hichilema led some top officials in visiting some cholera affected areas and pledged to put up a team within his party … Continued

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The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) has signed up for the fight against cholera. Party president Hakainde Hichilema led some top officials in visiting some cholera affected areas and pledged to put up a team within his party to help in the fight against the scourge. BELOW IS HIS FULL POSTING: Good evening fellow citizens, Following our visit to some selected cholera centres in Lusaka yesterday, we have put in place a team that will be working in consultation with government health authorities that are combatting this cholera outbreak. As a party, we have decided to commit ourselves to providing material support in fighting this outbreak which has so far claimed over 50 lives. Further to our discussions with health authorities yesterday, we are waiting to hear from them on what we must make readily available to urgently support life. A team has been put together for this purpose. We hope that our support will go a long way in mitigating some of the challenges that our health officials are facing as they battle this Cholera outbreak. Have a blessed night, HH. The post Hichilema Joins Cholera Fight appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Chipolopolo Shine in Warm Up Match

The Zambia Men’s Football National Team made short work of Division One outfit Circuit City beating them 5-1 in a practice match played at Nkoloma Stadium. Coach Wedson Nyirenda’s side is warming up for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) that … Continued

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The Zambia Men’s Football National Team made short work of Division One outfit Circuit City beating them 5-1 in a practice match played at Nkoloma Stadium. Coach Wedson Nyirenda’s side is warming up for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) that kicks off on Saturday in Morocco. Nyirenda fielded two streams of his final 23 member squad with midfielder Jack Chirwa netting a brace while Friday Samu, Lazarous Kambole and Alex ‘Bazo’ Ng’onga scored a goal each with Nathan Kazumba getting the consolation goal for Circuit City. In what could a possible first stream Nyirenda started with Toaster Nsabata in goal while skipper Ziyo partnered Adrian Chama with Simon Silwimba and Fackson Kapumbu deployed as wingbacks. In midfield Chirwa and Kondwani Mtonga were deployed in the engine room with Ernest Mbewe and Augustine Mulenga taking the flanks. Zesco United striker Lazarous Kambole teamed up with Samu to complete the set up. Nyirenda tinkered with the set up in the second stream introducing Moses Mapulanga in goal while the spine of the defence was hinged on Isaac Shamujompa and John Mwengeni with Lawrence Chungu and Donashano Malama operating on the left and right flanks respectively. Chirwa retained his place in midfield with Larry Bwalya and Godfrey Ngwenya thrown in the fray. Upfront Ng’onga was twinned with Martin Phiri offering another possible pairing in Morocco. Zambia opens its CHAN campaign on Sunday with a tie against the Cranes of Uganda at the Grand Stade Marakech before engaging Ivory Coast four days later at the same venue while the final match will be against Namibia on January 22 in Casablanca. FULL SQUAD: (GOALKEEPERS) Moses Mapulanga (Nkana), Toaster Nsabata (Zanaco), Allan Chibwe (Power Dynamos) (DEFENDERS) Simon Silwimba, Fackson Kapumbu (both Zesco United), Lawrence Chungu, Isaac Shamujompa (both Power Dynamos), John Mwangeni (Nkana), Ziyo Tembo (Zanaco) Adrian Chama (Green Buffaloes), (MIDFIELDERS) Donashano Malama (Nkana), Kondwani Mtonga (Zesco United), Jack Chirwa, Mike Katiba (both Green Buffaloes), Larry Bwalya, Godfrey Ngwenya (both Power Dynamos, Augustine Mulenga, Ernest Mbewe (both Zanaco) (STRIKERS) Friday Samu (Green Buffaloes), Alex Ng’onga (Power Dynamos), Martin Phiri (Zanaco), Lazarous Kambole (Zesco United), Chanda Mushili Lumwana Radiants) (Source: FAZ Media) The post Chipolopolo Shine in Warm Up Match appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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