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Government and the EU signs a 118.6 million Euros Contract.

952 ViewsGovernment and the European Union (EU) have signed a 118.6 million Euros about KR826 million worth contract for the rehabilitation of the Great East Road from Luangwa Bridge to Mwami border in Chipata, Eastern province. The government has also signed an MOU with the EU meant to upscale conservation Farming valued at 11.1 million […]

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Argentine ex-president jailed for arms deals

1,032 ViewsFormer Argentine President Carlos Menem has been sentenced to seven years in prison for illegally smuggling weapons to Ecuador and Croatia in violation of international embargoes in the 1990s. An economic tribunal in Buenos Aires issued the verdict on Friday, while banning him from holding elective office and asking the Senate, where he is […]

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Rupert Murdoch’s media empire thrown into doubt as he announces divorce from Wendi Deng

1,096 ViewsMurdoch, 82, married the Chinese-born Wendi Deng, 44, famed for attacking a protestor who hit her husband with a custard pie, in 1999. The couple have two daughters, aged 11 and nine. The media mogul, whose wealth is estimated $11.2 billion, filed for divorce on the grounds that his relationship with his third wife […]

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Botswana Ranked The Best Governed Country In Africa

2,339 ViewsThe 2013 Positive Peace Index (PPI) has ranked Botswana the best governed country in Africa. The country is placed at 41 out of 125 countries, which were measured against eight core governance categories. These included issues such as a well functioning government, good relations with neighbours, free flow of information, respect for human rights […]

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Mugabe sets date for Zimbabwe elections

1,219 ViewsZimbabwean president Robert Mugabe says elections to be held on July 31 despite opposition by PM Morgan Tsvangirai. President Robert Mugabe has unilaterally declared elections will be on July 31 amid opposition by his partner in government and former rival, Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai. The prime minister said the earliest Zimbabwe can hold election […]

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Kenyan MPs ‘agree to lower salaries

1,109 ViewsKenya’s MPs have agreed to drop their annual salary by $45,000 ($28,700) to $75,000 following a public outcry, a government-appointed body has said. The MPs would receive a car allowance of around $58,000, for agreeing to the cut, the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) said. On Tuesday, protesters in the capital, Nairobi, denounced MPs […]

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Fifa elects Burundi’s Lydia Nsekera as first woman executive

1,664 ViewsBurundi FA president Lydia Nsekera has been elected as the first woman to Fifa’s powerful executive committee in the governing body’s 109-year history. Nsekera, 46, will serve a four-year term on the committee after winning the vote at the Fifa congress in Mauritius. She collected 95 of the 203 votes ahead of Australian Moya […]

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Zambia is being run like an Animal Farm

1,679 ViewsBy Musamba Chama Mumba Recent happenings in Zambia must worry all well-meaning Zambian regardless of their political affiliation. The rule of law that was so espoused by the Late President Levy Patrick Mwanawasa, who said the country, shall be ruled by laws has broken down. It is sad to note that on two occasions […]

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The Real Reason Your Hair Is Falling Out

3,393 ViewsBy Nicole Marie Melton It’s no secret that sistas love rocking every hairstyle under the sun. But while our ever-changing tresses allow us to rock versatile ‘dos, weaves, chemical processing and too-tight hairstyles are also causing premature hair loss at alarming rates. We sat down with Dr. Kari Williams, an expert in the study […]

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Jada Says that She Will Never Leave Will’s Side, No Matter What He Does

1,856 ViewsThis might be a great example of how strong true love can be when you have it. Jada Pinkett-Smith is letting the world know that she loves her husband and is planning to be next to him for life. She says that no matter what her friends say about her relationship, she will never […]

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