Police Arrest 4 UPND Youth Leaders In “Political Fire” Investigations

Police in Lusaka has arrested three UPND youth leaders linked to a spate of fire that has griped the country in the wake of opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema’s arrest. Those arrested are Remmy Mukuba, aged 35 of Kamwala South who … Continued

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Police in Lusaka has arrested three UPND youth leaders linked to a spate of fire that has griped the country in the wake of opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema’s arrest. Those arrested are Remmy Mukuba, aged 35 of Kamwala South who is UPND Provincial Youth Vice Treasurer, Fabian Mwanza Lubona, aged 23, of Kanyama compound, Martin Muchindu,35 of Chilulu Garden, a UPND Youth Provincial Trustee for Lusaka Province, Kelvin Mwansa Mupulisa, 30 of Makeni Villa who is UPND Information Publicity Secretary for Ward 10, Kanyama Constituency. Buildings in Zambia have recently been set on fire in politically motivated action following the arrest of Hichilema who is charged with treason and remanded in custody. BELOW ARE THE DETAILS FROM POLICE IN CONNECTION TO THOSE ARRESTED POLICE SAY THEY HAVE ARRESTED PEOPLE IN LUSAKA FOR BEING IN POSSESSION OF THE FOLLOWING. One bow and three arrows; Two brown plastic bottles of potassium permanganate; A small paper containing some black powder; Four (4) rechargeable batteries; One (1) mega phone; Three (3) empty grain bags; One (1) chitenge material for Patriotic Front; One (1) blue 5 litre empty container smelling petrol; Eight (8) small paper flags for the United Party for National Development; A bottle of Glycerine, Two paper tubes and some match sticks. They are currently detained in police custody and investigations are still underway. You may wish to note that a combination of some of the substances found on these suspects can cause an instant explosion or fire Meanwhile, we have apprehended a male person identified as Geofrey Lumingu aged 34 of Garden House for conspiring with other persons via social media to incite violence. In his posting, the accused person incited other persons to recruit people with military training or any other persons to begin capturing senior government officials and Patriotic Front officials. He has been charged with seditious Practices contrary to section 51(1)(a) and section 60 (1) (i) of the Penal Code Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia. He is currently detained in Police custody and will appear in. The arrested are: ZAMBIA POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER The post Police Arrest 4 UPND Youth Leaders In “Political Fire” Investigations appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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‎Buhari Seeks Approval for $6.4 Billion China, World Bank Loans

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, again sought the approval of the National Assembly for the federal government to secure about $6.4 billion dollar loans from the World Bank and China to fund infrastructural objectives across the…

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, again sought the approval of the National Assembly for the federal government to secure about $6.4 billion dollar loans from the World Bank and China to fund infrastructural objectives across the country and combat polio outbreak in the North-East.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

We Didn’t Apologise to Zuma Over Reshuffle – ANC Top Man Mantashe

[News24Wire] African National Congress secretary general Gwede Mantashe says he and other senior party members who spoke out against President Jacob Zuma’s cabinet reshuffle were never asked to apologise at the party’s NWC meeting earlier this month.

[News24Wire] African National Congress secretary general Gwede Mantashe says he and other senior party members who spoke out against President Jacob Zuma's cabinet reshuffle were never asked to apologise at the party's NWC meeting earlier this month.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cement, Concrete Key Ingredients to Construction

[Ethiopian Herald] Currently, Ethiopia aims at building and expanding cement industries to actively support its economic and infrastructural development. Thus, the government works to make the nation the hub of the leading cement industries in Africa, …

[Ethiopian Herald] Currently, Ethiopia aims at building and expanding cement industries to actively support its economic and infrastructural development. Thus, the government works to make the nation the hub of the leading cement industries in Africa, which are helpful to achieve sustainable production, and to meet global demands of products.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Premier Vow to Address Ancient Town Dev’t Bottlenecks

[Ethiopian Herald] Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn said the government would take the necessary measure to enable tourists spend more nights in Axum, ancient town of Ethiopia.

[Ethiopian Herald] Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn said the government would take the necessary measure to enable tourists spend more nights in Axum, ancient town of Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

City Promoting Sport Tourism

[Ethiopian Herald] The recent 2017China Civil Engineering Corporation (CCECC )Hawassa Half Marathon International Event is a showcase to sport tourism in country, said Hawassa City Administration Mayor Tewodros Gebiba.

[Ethiopian Herald] The recent 2017China Civil Engineering Corporation (CCECC )Hawassa Half Marathon International Event is a showcase to sport tourism in country, said Hawassa City Administration Mayor Tewodros Gebiba.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Fighting Malpractices to Enhance Transparency and Accountability

[Ethiopian Herald] Study findings indicate that every culture and religion in the entire world despises and condemns theft, bribery, corruption and other evils. These economic hurdles have been hugely threatening the existence of many countries. Accord…

[Ethiopian Herald] Study findings indicate that every culture and religion in the entire world despises and condemns theft, bribery, corruption and other evils. These economic hurdles have been hugely threatening the existence of many countries. According to Transparency International report, the African continent has lost 80 billion USD due to corruption in 2016 only. Such huge money would have been invested to finance mega projects. But unfortunately it was embezzled by government officials, civil servants and other irresp

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Empowering Women Through Education

[Ethiopian Herald] In ensuring sustainable economic growth in a given nation, empowering women is becoming a serious issue of the day. As most scholars have agreed up on, education is one of the most crucial areas of empowerment for women. Offering gir…

[Ethiopian Herald] In ensuring sustainable economic growth in a given nation, empowering women is becoming a serious issue of the day. As most scholars have agreed up on, education is one of the most crucial areas of empowerment for women. Offering girls basic education is one way of providing them much greater and enabling them to make genuine choices over the kinds of lives they wish to lead. This seems a luxury but it an absolute must see.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia