Trump Arrives in Scotland Amid Protests

Trump Arrives in Scotland Amid Protests

Donald Trump has arrived in Scotland as thousands of people gathered to protest against his visit. The US president touched down at Prestwick Airport shortly after 20:20 after completing his two-day working trip to the UK. Mr Trump, whose mother was Scottish, will spend the weekend at his Turnberry golf resort in Ayrshire in what […]

Algeria ‘Stops Dumping Migrants In Sahara’

Algeria ‘Stops Dumping Migrants In Sahara’

The number of migrants allegedly being forced to cross the Sahara Desert on foot by Algeria has dropped significantly, a UN agency says. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has dealt with about 10,000 people abandoned near the southern border since last September. Some were left by traffickers, but others were expelled by Algerian authorities, […]

Two Arrested in Turkish National Murder

Two Arrested in Turkish National Murder

Police in Lusaka have arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of a Turkish national identified as Iyan Aslan which occurred in Chilanga district recently. Spokesperson Esther Katongo has identified the suspects as Moses Mweene aged 34 of Ngombe compound and Enty Siamutumwa aged 27 of Linda compound. Ms Katongo says police have also […]

TASINTHA Recruits and Transforms 10,000 Sex Workers Across the Country

TASINTHA Recruits and Transforms 10,000 Sex Workers Across the Country

TASINTHA Coordinator, Miriam Sakala says the organization has recruited over 10,000 female sex workers throughout Zambia of which about 70 percent have been transformed. The Tasintha programme empowers women and children in hazardous situations. Speaking during the graduation ceremony of 10 girls from one of Tasintha’s centers in Chipata compound in Lusaka, Ms. Sakala says […]

Camera Bases For Speed Traps Stolen – RTSA

Camera Bases For Speed Traps Stolen – RTSA

The Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) have dispelled public assertions that speed traps installed on the Great East and Kafue roads have been stolen. RTSA head of Public Relations Fredric Mubanga has clarified that contrary to what has been reported by some sections of the media, what are being stolen are not the actual […]

Fiat Workers Strike Over Ronaldo Signing

Fiat Workers Strike Over Ronaldo Signing

Workers at a Fiat Chrysler plant in Italy are to strike after its main investor decided to pay €112m (£99.2m) to sign footballer Cristiano Ronaldo for Juventus. Both the football club and the carmaker are controlled by the Agnelli family through their holding company. For the USB union, the decision means Fiat is missing out […]

NATO Summit: Leaders To Focus On Afghanistan Conflict

NATO Summit: Leaders To Focus On Afghanistan Conflict

Nato leaders plan to turn their attentions to the conflict in Afghanistan, on the second day of a summit so far dominated by demands from President Donald Trump. Mr Trump on Wednesday urged Nato allies to commit 4% of their annual output (GDP) to military spending. He also singled out Germany for criticism over its […]

Uganda Social Media Tax to Be Reviewed

Uganda Social Media Tax to Be Reviewed

Uganda is reviewing its decision to impose taxes on the use of social media and on money transactions by mobile phone, following a public backlash. Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda made the announcement soon after police broke up a protest against the taxes. President Yoweri Museveni had pushed for the taxes to boost government revenue and […]