Green Party To Sue The State Over Black Mountain Accident

Green Party To Sue The State Over Black Mountain Accident

The Opposition Green Party has threatened to sue the state over the Black Mountain accident in Kitwe in which 10 people died after part of the slug dump collapsed on them. Party president Peter Sinkamba feels the cause of death and injury was to the victims was a direct consequence of negligence statutory duty on […]

Musukwa’s Scavengers Reference Shocks FDD

Musukwa’s Scavengers Reference Shocks FDD

The Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) has expressed shock and disappointment at Mines Minister Richard Musukwa’s reference to those who died in the black mountain accident in Kitwe as scavengers and illegal miners. FDD Chairperson for labour Yotam Mtayachalo says the statement is highly irresponsible, unacceptable and immoral, further urging the Minister to withdraw […]

BMW Joins Airbus In Brexit Warning

BMW Joins Airbus In Brexit Warning

The car giant BMW has followed plane-maker Airbus in warning of a lack of clarity over Brexit. BMW UK boss Ian Robertson says clarity is needed by the end of the summer. BMW makes the Mini and Rolls Royce and employs about 8,000 people in the UK. Earlier, Airbus, which employs 14,000 people in the […]

Mutapa To Further Trim UNDER-17 team

Mutapa To Further Trim UNDER-17 team

UNDER 17 coach Oswald Mutapa (right) is looking to trim the team further after having watched his players overcome Young Arrows before they undergo medicals in the next few days. The Zambia Under-17 tested its strength with an empathic 8-1 win over Young Arrows in a practice match played at Independence Stadium. Coach Oswald Mutapa […]

Two Men Die, 4 Sustain Injuries After Being Hit By Haywire Vehicle in Kitwe

Two Men Die, 4 Sustain Injuries After Being Hit By Haywire Vehicle in Kitwe

TWO Kitwe men have died in an accident on the Kitwe-Ndola dual carriageway. Copperbelt Province police commissioner Charity Katanga in an interview said the two men were hit by a Hilux registration BAG 8752 at Moba hotel junction and died upon arrival at Kitwe Teaching Hospital. “We have received information that there was a fatal […]

Minister of Mines Musukwa Rubbishes Resignation Calls

Minister of Mines Musukwa Rubbishes Resignation Calls

Mines and Mineral Development Minister, Richard Musukwa says he will not resign over the black mountain tragic accident in which at least 10 small scale miners commonly known as jerabos died after part of the copper slug dump collapsed and buried them alive. There have been calls for the minister to resign after he recently […]

Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand Prime Minister, Gives Birth to Baby Girl

Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand Prime Minister, Gives Birth to Baby Girl

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has given birth to a baby girl. Ms Ardern shared a photo of her and partner Clarke Gayford with their daughter on Instagram on Thursday afternoon. She captioned the image: “Welcome to our village wee one.” She said the baby arrived at 4:45pm (local time), weighing 3.31kg. “Thank you […]

Tanzania MPs Take Public HIV Tests

Tanzania MPs Take Public HIV Tests

More than 300 Tanzanian MPs are taking HIV tests in public today as they try to encourage more people to get tested. The initiative comes at the start of a six-month campaign dubbed ‘test and treat’ that seeks to put people living with HIV on anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs). Speaking during the launch of the campaign, […]

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