Daily Archives: Jul 4, 2012

Tswana twins ‘share’ Livingstone husband

IT has been said that twins share almost everything but sharing a husband may seem unimaginable. But Livingstone-based twin sisters Gracious and Grace are happily married to a man they gave conditions to, they said “take all or none.” The … read more »

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Kalusha loses house over debt

FOOTBALL Association of Zambia president Kalusha Bwalya has lost a house in Lusaka’s Woodlands area after the High Court dismissed a case where he contested the terms under which he borrowed US$26,250 from an individual in 2008. This is in … read more »

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New immigration clampdown: Brits need to earn £20,000 to marry foreigner

LONDON: British Home Secretary Theresa May has indicated the new immigration clampdown under which the British citizens who marry foreigners will have to earn at least £20,000 a year if they want to set up their family home in the … read more »

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TB JOSHUA HITS UK HEADLINES FOR BOXING PROPHECY

By Ihechukwu Njoku Controversial Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua has hit the pages of newspapers again – this time in the United Kingdom – after rising boxing star King Davidson revealed that he had prophesied his victory in a recent world … read more »

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Living on death in Zambia: ‘Dead bodies can’t harm you’

Undertakers are often almost invisible – and in some societies they are stigmatised because of their job. In Zambia strong cultural beliefs mean that they are feared and avoided by family members and neighbours. So what inspired a Zambian man … read more »

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Phoko yahwa yapangiza ikwavo – (Luvale)

LITERAL TRANSLATION A knife that is already sharp should be used to sharpen the blunt one. CONTEXTUAL INTERPRETATION A person who is trained or has knowledge should help others.

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Sata makes ministers kneel

PRESIDENT Michael Sata yesterday made all the ministers who accompanied to him to Livingstone kneel before the people who attended the PF rally at Villa Grounds. Addressing the rally to drum up support for the PF parliamentary candidate Joseph Akafumba … read more »

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Retirees evicted from college houses

SIX families at Kitwe College of Education have been evicted from institution houses. Those affected included retirees, other former workers and families whose relatives died while in service at the institution. An on the spot check by the Times of Zambia yesterday … read more »

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North-West Energy needs $25m

From MONICA KAYOMBO in BERLIN NORTH-WESTERN Energy Corporation (NWEC) needs US$25 million through equity and debt to expand its business and the company has expressed interest in listing on the Lusaka Stock Exchange (LUSE). NWEC managing director Andrew Kamanga says … read more »

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