Court Fixes Date to Rule On Biafra Leader’s Application

[This Day] Abuja -The Federal High Court, Abuja hearing the case of the Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and three others over alleged treasonable felony has fixed February 10 to rule on a motion by the defendants seeking to qu…

[This Day] Abuja -The Federal High Court, Abuja hearing the case of the Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and three others over alleged treasonable felony has fixed February 10 to rule on a motion by the defendants seeking to quash the charges against them.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

FAZ AGM Will Be Held On March 25

FAZ has set March 25 for its 2017 Annual General Meeting billed for New Government Complex in Lusaka. According to a circular issued by FAZ general secretary Ponga Liwewe, the agenda is standard with constitutional amendments expected to be topical … Continued

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FAZ has set March 25 for its 2017 Annual General Meeting billed for New Government Complex in Lusaka. According to a circular issued by FAZ general secretary Ponga Liwewe, the agenda is standard with constitutional amendments expected to be topical considering the body is set to reduce the national Electoral College to 80 from the current 350. Member clubs wishing to submit items for discussion have at least up to March 3 to do so failure to which their items will not be tabled. At the same AGM, FAZ is expected to appoint new bankers, present audited accounts for 2016 and approve the 2017 budget. The fate of suspended FAZ vice-president Richard Kazala and committee member Blackwell Siwale will also be decided at the same meeting. FAZ president Andrew Kamanga has submitted a report seeking the expulsion of the duo after they allegedly swindled the body out of K150, 000 which are proceeds from ticket sales for the match involving Zambia and Nigeria. Kazala and Siwale are also expected to submit their response by March 3. During the same meeting which will be attended by a FIFA delegation, FAZ will consider constitutional amendments. “2.13. Considering Amendments to the Constitution, Rules and Regulations. N.B: Member Association and Member Clubs wishing to make comments on the Draft Constitution are asked to submit their comments in writing to FAZ Secretariat at least 21 days before the date of the Annual General Meeting,†the notice states. FAZ councilors will also have an opportunity to restructure the Appeals Committee and set up a Club Licensing Committee both of which will run for a period of not more than four years. Source: bolazambia The post FAZ AGM Will Be Held On March 25 appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Zambia 2019 AfCON Race Includes Guinea Bissau

Guinea Bissau will be back to haunt Chipolopolo when the 2019 African Cup of Nations begin later this year. According to the draws conducted today, Zambia will face Guinea Bissau, Mozambique and Nambia in Group K of the qualifiers. Guinea … Continued

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Guinea Bissau will be back to haunt Chipolopolo when the 2019 African Cup of Nations begin later this year. According to the draws conducted today, Zambia will face Guinea Bissau, Mozambique and Nambia in Group K of the qualifiers. Guinea Bissau are largely responsible for Zambia’s absence at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. Chipolopolo lost a crucial match away to miss out on the party. The post Zambia 2019 AfCON Race Includes Guinea Bissau appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Chipolopolo 88th On FIFA Ranking

Zambia has been placed 88th on the latest FIFA/Coca Cola Rankings released in Zurich on Thursday. Without international matches during the month of December, there was little movement on the table. In Africa, the Chipolopolo are 19th. Zambia’s Russia 2018 … Continued

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Zambia has been placed 88th on the latest FIFA/Coca Cola Rankings released in Zurich on Thursday. Without international matches during the month of December, there was little movement on the table. In Africa, the Chipolopolo are 19th. Zambia’s Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying opponents are ahead of the Wedson Nyirenda coached with Cameroon ranked 15th on the continent and 62nd in the World. Algeria and Nigeria are 5th and 7th respectively. CAF top 10 in January 2017 FIFA rankings: 1. Senegal. 11. South Africa 2. Ivory Coast. 12. Cameroon 3. Egypt. 13. Mali 4. Tunisia. 14. Benin 5. Algeria. 15. Guinea Bissau 6. Congo DR. 16. Guinea 7. Nigeria. 17. Congo 8. Burkina Faso 18. Uganda 9. Ghana. 19. Zambia 10. Morocco. 20. Libya Source: Zambianfootball.co.zm The post Chipolopolo 88th On FIFA Ranking appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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French President Says Farewell to Africa

[Deutsche Welle] This weekend President Hollande attends his last Africa-France summit. On taking office, he pledged to break with ‘Francafrique’ but almost five years later the French footprint in Africa appears undiminished.

[Deutsche Welle] This weekend President Hollande attends his last Africa-France summit. On taking office, he pledged to break with 'Francafrique' but almost five years later the French footprint in Africa appears undiminished.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Cybercafés Get New Lease of Life in Kenya

[East African] Kenya’s decision to provide government services online has given cybercafés –for long hard hit by the a proliferation of Internet-enabled phones, devices and wireless Internet modems– a shot in the arm.

[East African] Kenya's decision to provide government services online has given cybercafés --for long hard hit by the a proliferation of Internet-enabled phones, devices and wireless Internet modems-- a shot in the arm.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Child Victim or Brutal Warlord? Uganda’s War Crimes Trial

[The Conversation Africa] The trial of Dominic Ongwen before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague is like none other springing from the killing fields of the Great Lakes of Africa. These include the prosecution of the first person ever t…

[The Conversation Africa] The trial of Dominic Ongwen before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague is like none other springing from the killing fields of the Great Lakes of Africa. These include the prosecution of the first person ever to be convicted by the ICC, Thomas Lubanga. He was accused of mass human rights violations as a rebel leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The trial is ongoing of Bosco Ntaganda, also from the Congo.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa