Pomp, Arua As Politicians Vie to Replace Abiriga

[Monitor] Arua -For the past two days, Arua town has been busy and noisy as politicians and their supporters rally support to win the up-coming by-election in Arua Municipality to replace the late Col Ibrahim Abiriga.

[Monitor] Arua -For the past two days, Arua town has been busy and noisy as politicians and their supporters rally support to win the up-coming by-election in Arua Municipality to replace the late Col Ibrahim Abiriga.

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PICTURE FOCUS: Miles Sampa on the Campaign Trail

The heat is on for the July 26 mayoral elections with President Edgar Lungu joining the Patriotic Front team. On Thursday President Lungu was in Matero Constituency’s Muchinga grounds where he drummed support for Miles Sampa. Sampa is the frontrunner … Continued

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The heat is on for the July 26 mayoral elections with President Edgar Lungu joining the Patriotic Front team. On Thursday President Lungu was in Matero Constituency’s Muchinga grounds where he drummed support for Miles Sampa. Sampa is the frontrunner for the mayoral race bit has had his naysayers taking pot shots at him liberally. The post PICTURE FOCUS: Miles Sampa on the Campaign Trail appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Chibombo Benefits From Presidential Fund

The Presidential Empowerment Initiative Fund has extended its tentacles to opposition strongholds of Chisamba and Chibombo. National Coordinator Clement Tembo says President Edgar Lungu does not discriminate or favour anyone based on regional or tribal lines. Tembo said President Lungu … Continued

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The Presidential Empowerment Initiative Fund has extended its tentacles to opposition strongholds of Chisamba and Chibombo. National Coordinator Clement Tembo says President Edgar Lungu does not discriminate or favour anyone based on regional or tribal lines. Tembo said President Lungu has an all-encompassing leadership approach that extends to all regions in the country. He said this when he handed over 50 chicken incubators to 50 women groups in Chisamba and Chibombo district of Central Province valued at K 225 000 under the Presidential Empowerment Initiative Fund project. And speaking at the same event former Permanent Secretary Cabinet office Annie Mwitwa hailed President Lungu for delivering development to the grassroots. The post Chibombo Benefits From Presidential Fund appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Shippers’ Council, NPA’s Intervention Halts Truck Owners’ Strike At Lagos Ports

[Guardian] Sequel to the intervention of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), and Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), the truck owners and driver have suspended their six day old strike at Lagos ports.

[Guardian] Sequel to the intervention of the Nigerian Shippers' Council (NSC), and Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), the truck owners and driver have suspended their six day old strike at Lagos ports.

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Nim, Aare Ona Kankanfo Deplore Police Attack On Fayose

[Guardian] The Nigeria Intervention Movement, (NIM) has faulted the Police for manhandling Governor Ayo Fayose in the process of preventing the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from organising a peaceful rally in Ekiti State ahead of the governorship ele…

[Guardian] The Nigeria Intervention Movement, (NIM) has faulted the Police for manhandling Governor Ayo Fayose in the process of preventing the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from organising a peaceful rally in Ekiti State ahead of the governorship election scheduled to hold tomorrow.

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Stanbic IBTC, Dangote Cement Seal N50 Billion Commercial Paper

[Guardian] Stanbic IBTC Capital, and Stanbic IBTC Bank, subsidiaries of Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc, have partnered with Dangote Cement Plc, Africa’s largest cement producer, to announce the issuance of a N50billion Series 1 and 2 Notes, the largest ever…

[Guardian] Stanbic IBTC Capital, and Stanbic IBTC Bank, subsidiaries of Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc, have partnered with Dangote Cement Plc, Africa’s largest cement producer, to announce the issuance of a N50billion Series 1 and 2 Notes, the largest ever Commercial Paper (CP) issuance by a Nigerian company.Commercial Paper is a short-term, unsecured promissory note issued by companies to finance accounts receivable, inventories, and meeting short-term liabilities.

Poor Service Chiefs!

[Guardian] Despite a presidential appointee’s numerous enviable privileges, there are persons who don’t wish to become one today under President Muhammadu Buhari. A few even pity his aides. This is not because contractors will not build houses or buy c…

[Guardian] Despite a presidential appointee's numerous enviable privileges, there are persons who don't wish to become one today under President Muhammadu Buhari. A few even pity his aides. This is not because contractors will not build houses or buy cars for them because of the anticorruption stance of the man. It is also not because they detest being referred to as usurpers, hyenas or jackals by the first lady whose outspokenness could sometimes be more critical of the government than that of a spokesperson of the

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COMESA Inferno Leaves One Dead

The Comesa Market fire accident left a Tanzanian woman identified as Kissa Wison Mwakasiyah from Kanyama dead as she tried to retrieve her goods from her stall. UTH Public Relations Officer Natalie Mashikolo said that the deceased was brought to … Continued

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The Comesa Market fire accident left a Tanzanian woman identified as Kissa Wison Mwakasiyah from Kanyama dead as she tried to retrieve her goods from her stall. UTH Public Relations Officer Natalie Mashikolo said that the deceased was brought to the health facility around 23:00 hours. Mashikolo said the woman suffered severe burns from the inferno and her body is currently lying in UTH mortuary and has been identified by her  relatives. Meanwhile Home Affairs minister Steven Kampyongo, has directed directed Lusaka fire brigade deputy Chief fire officer Robert Banda to provide a comprehensive report before the end of business hours today on the causes of the fire that has destroyed goods worth millions of Kwacha. The post COMESA Inferno Leaves One Dead appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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