Daily Archives: May 22, 2016

Jimmy Cliff -World is upside down

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Photos from the colonial archives

            A royal mail van driven by ‘natives.’ Royal mail vans were handy in delivering mail from relatives of settlers from South Africa, England and New Zealand.

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GBM arrested and detained in Ndola

UPND Vice President Geoffrey Mwamba has been charged with conduct likely to breach the peace and detained at Ndola Central Police. Armed police officers surrounded Moba Hotel in Kitwe Saturday afternoon where Mr Mwamba was lodging as he was preparing to … read more »

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Quote of the day

        A clever bird flew past its nest. Ibo proverb

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UPND Grassroots warns party leadership over adoptions

The UPND in Kaoma district in Western Province says the party will not be able to attain the much-desired 50 percent plus one threshold in the August 11 polls if it adopts parliamentary candidates who are not popular at grassroots … read more »

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Embattled DR Congo opposition figure in S.Africa hospital

Johannesburg (AFP) – Democratic Republic of Congo opposition figure Moise Katumbi, President Joseph Kabila’s powerful rival who has been charged with undermining state security, is to spend a second night in hospital in South Africa, an aide said Saturday. Concerns … read more »

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Meet the Worst Pope in History

Forget about the Borgias, this pope used the papal armies to massacre his family’s enemies, engage in incestuous threesomes, and question Mary’s virginity. Remember when Pope Benedict XVI abdicated and the media went into a meltdown? You probably heard around … read more »

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Manchester United set to appoint Jose Mourinho as manager

Despite winning the FA Cup 2-1 over Crystal Palace on Saturday, Manchester United is set to replace manager Louis van Gaal with ex-Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, according to BBC Sport. The club plans on announcing the move early next week. Mourinho … read more »

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Africa’s Wannabe Mao With a Mustache

In October 2013, scores of people from Eritrea drowned when the boat that had promised to carry them to Europe sank. Since then — and despite the clear danger of the journey — the number of asylum-seekers from this small … read more »

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