President Lungu In Fitness Contest

President Edgar Lungu today outrun his competitors in a hundred meter dash to commemorate the National Health Week under the Theme: Promoting Wellness The head of state also dropped down and gave a couple of press ups much to the … Continued

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President Edgar Lungu today outrun his competitors in a hundred meter dash to commemorate the National Health Week under the Theme: Promoting Wellness The head of state also dropped down and gave a couple of press ups much to the amazement of onlookers. The President was accompanied by the First Lady Esther Lungu who also took part in aerobic exercise. Source: PF MEDIA The post President Lungu In Fitness Contest appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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From Dr Kambwili To Dr Lusambo: Outbreak Of Flamboyant Titles Hits Zambian Politics

The debate about doctorates and honorary doctorates will swarm the local mill after Copperbelt Minister Bowman Lusambo was conferred with an honorary doctorate by Pan African Missionary Association, an affiliate of St Thomas A-Beckett University of Canterbury. Lusambo has been … Continued

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The debate about doctorates and honorary doctorates will swarm the local mill after Copperbelt Minister Bowman Lusambo was conferred with an honorary doctorate by Pan African Missionary Association, an affiliate of St Thomas A-Beckett University of Canterbury. Lusambo has been conferred with an honorary doctorate in public administration for his alleged contribution to the growth of democracy in Zambia. The conferrers of the doctorate said that Lusambo had been a strong advocate of democracy and had showed commitment toward the uplifting of the lives of young people. Former Minister of Information Chishimba Kambwili emerged as an object of public ridicule when he insisted on being addressed as doctor after being conferred with an honorary doctorate by Copperstone University. Kambwili regularly had to flash his ceremonial credentials with public broadcaster ZNBC having taken the weight of his directive to address him as doctor. The post From Dr Kambwili To Dr Lusambo: Outbreak Of Flamboyant Titles Hits Zambian Politics appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Serenje Chief Contest Turns Sour; Contender Shot Dead

THERE is an uneasy calm at Serenje District following the alleged killing of Evance Mukosha aged 53. Mukosha is a contender to the throne of Senior Chief Muchinda of the Lala people in Serenje district of Central Province. Evance Mukosha … Continued

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THERE is an uneasy calm at Serenje District following the alleged killing of Evance Mukosha aged 53. Mukosha is a contender to the throne of Senior Chief Muchinda of the Lala people in Serenje district of Central Province. Evance Mukosha was shot around 03:40 am by unknown assassins on Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at his residence in Serenje District. Central Province Police Commissioner Lillian Lombe Kamukoshi has confirmed the sad development to Mwebantu in an interview. Kamukoshi says the police recorded the shooting incident at 03:40hrs and has identified the deceased as Evance Mukosha. “I can confirm that I received a report from Serenje in the early hours of today precisely at 03:40hours that we received a shooting incidence and a murder that occurred at a residence of male Evance Mukosha in Serenje District,” Kamukoshi says. “The report came from Male Zulu Ganizani aged 20 years of age, from above named residence also of village Chipundu, chief Kalindawano, district petauke who reported that male Evance Mukosha aged 53 was shot dead by unknown people as well as his wife, female Dorothy Mukosha aged 54 years of age, also of the same residence was shot in her ribs.” The Police Commissioner says the wife to the deceased identified as Dorothy Mukosha has since been taken to Serenje District Hospital where she is receiving medical attention. “The prevailing scenario is that the deceased male Evance Mukosha was a contender to thethrone of senior chief Muchinda. The chiefdom had a series of wrangles, the judgement was passed which did advise the Lala Traditional Council to identify a chief to be installed as senior Chief Muchinda,” she says. Kamukoshi has revealed that police have identified potential suspects who will be interviewed as investigations go on. “The police have instituted investigations into the matter, there are potential suspects which the police will interview accordingly in order to thoroughly investigate the matter so that culprits are broiught to book,” says Kamukoshi. She has since referred all queries on the matter to the Ministry of Home Affairs as well as the Ministry of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs. The post Serenje Chief Contest Turns Sour; Contender Shot Dead appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Kafue District Ministry Of Education Admin Block Torched

Fire swept through the store-room and other sections of the Kafue District Education Board Secretary(DEBS) offices yesterday. The fire destroyed everything that was kept in the store room, which include old computers, books and building materials, as well as leaving … Continued

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Fire swept through the store-room and other sections of the Kafue District Education Board Secretary(DEBS) offices yesterday. The fire destroyed everything that was kept in the store room, which include old computers, books and building materials, as well as leaving other parts of the DEBS office damaged. Kafue District Education Board Secretary Thomson Lungu said quick action by the Fire Brigade saved the rest of the office building. Lungu was speaking when Lusaka Province Deputy Permanent Secretary Josphat Lombe inspected the damaged building. Lombe wondered why some people have resorted to burning public property constructed at a huge cost. Lombe has since urged the police to investigate the matter and bring the culprits to book. Kafue District Commissioner Joseph Kamana has disclosed that two containers of petrol were found at the scene. Kamana said the incident must have been planned because some windows of the store room were first destroyed, before the fire was ignited. And the Ministry of general Education has regretted the incidence and is calling on authorities to bring to book the people who are behind the fire. Spokesperson Hillary Chipango has praised the Zambia Police and fire department for their quick intervention. Meanwhile, President Edgar Lungu is saddened to learn that the Kafue District Education Board Secretary’s office has been set ablaze by suspected political party cadres. The post Kafue District Ministry Of Education Admin Block Torched appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Alleged Drug Trafficker Denies Cannabis Being Found in His Possession

[Daily Observer] Drug prosecutors have levied a prohibited drug possession and drug trafficking charges against Ebrima Jarju at the Foni Sibanor Narcotics Court, but Mr. Jarju denied the charges, saying the suspected cannabis were not his and that none…

[Daily Observer] Drug prosecutors have levied a prohibited drug possession and drug trafficking charges against Ebrima Jarju at the Foni Sibanor Narcotics Court, but Mr. Jarju denied the charges, saying the suspected cannabis were not his and that none of the alleged substance was found in his possession after a search by narcotics officers.

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Police Prosecutors Trained On Hipccl

[Daily Observer] Participants drawn from The Gambia Police Investigation and Prosecution Units were recently trained on issues such as Handling of Investigation and Prosecution of Children in Conflict with the Law (HIPCCL) at the University of The Gamb…

[Daily Observer] Participants drawn from The Gambia Police Investigation and Prosecution Units were recently trained on issues such as Handling of Investigation and Prosecution of Children in Conflict with the Law (HIPCCL) at the University of The Gambia Law Faculty in Kanifing.

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City Limit Radio Equips Staff On Fundamental Rights, Freedom

[Daily Observer] The management of City Limit Radio (CLR) last Wednesday commenced its capacity building for staff at the radio station’s office along Kairaba Avenue. The 18-day training dubbed; ‘Training on the Basics of the Protection of Fundamental …

[Daily Observer] The management of City Limit Radio (CLR) last Wednesday commenced its capacity building for staff at the radio station's office along Kairaba Avenue. The 18-day training dubbed; 'Training on the Basics of the Protection of Fundamental Right and Freedom as per the Constitution of the Gambia', is being sponsored through the EU-UNESCO project.

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GPU to Celebrate World Press Freedom Day On Wednesday

[Daily Observer] The Gambia Press Union (GPU) will on Wednesday join the rest of the world to commemorate World Press Freedom Day. May 3, is set aside to celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom; to evaluate press freedom around the world,…

[Daily Observer] The Gambia Press Union (GPU) will on Wednesday join the rest of the world to commemorate World Press Freedom Day. May 3, is set aside to celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom; to evaluate press freedom around the world, to defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise of their profession. The Theme for this year's celebration is; 'Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media's Role in Advancing Peaceful, Just and

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Court to Rule Whether Prima Facie Case Was Established in Alleged Assault Trial

[Daily Observer] Magistrate Isatou Dabo of Banjul Magistrates’ Court last Thursday adjourned an alleged assault case involving one Salieu John to 8 May when she would deliver a ruling on whether the prosecution has established a prima facie case agains…

[Daily Observer] Magistrate Isatou Dabo of Banjul Magistrates' Court last Thursday adjourned an alleged assault case involving one Salieu John to 8 May when she would deliver a ruling on whether the prosecution has established a prima facie case against Mr. John, who is standing trial on assault causing actual bodily harm.

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Health Ministry, Who Launch 2015-2020 Monitoring Plan, Health Indicator Booklet

[Daily Observer] The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in partnership with the World Health Organization, Gambia Office, Friday launched the first National Monitoring and Evaluation Plan (NM&EP) for 2015-2020 and the National Health Sector Indicator Booklet (NHSIB).

[Daily Observer] The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in partnership with the World Health Organization, Gambia Office, Friday launched the first National Monitoring and Evaluation Plan (NM&EP) for 2015-2020 and the National Health Sector Indicator Booklet (NHSIB).

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