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ZAMBIAN BREWERIES CUTS BEER PRICES

ZAMBIAN BREWERIES CUTS BEER PRICES

 Zambian Breweries makes reductions for festive season  Lusaka, Zambia – Zambian Breweries has reduced the recommended retail price of its clear beer in the run-up to the festive season. The company has announced promotional savings on the recommended retail price of its products of between 50 ngwee and K2 in recognition of the current tough economic climate for consumers. Castle, Mosi, Carling Black Label 750ml packs will now cost K10 instead of the previous price of K12; the Eagle Lager 750ml pack will be sold for K6, reduced from the previous price of K8, while the Eagle Lager 375ml size will...

Meet Zambia’s Maxwell Simbuwa-13-year-old Child Rights Activist

Meet Zambia’s Maxwell Simbuwa-13-year-old Child Rights Activist

By Derrick Sinjela Zambian Developmental Media Alliance (ZADEMA) Executive Member and Child Rights Activist MAXWELL Simbuwa is a dedicated budding Child Activist. Initially, Simbuwa belonged to the Zambian Children and Young People (ZCYPD), a committed Media Network for Child Rights and Development (MNCRD) member and Child Journalist in the Children’s News Network (CNN). Aside from his active participation in the ZCYPD, Simbuwa, a grandchild to venerated broadcaster, the late Charles Mando, and continues campaigning for Child Rights beyond the Zambian geographical landscape. As an activist, Simbuwa has through the Media Network for Child Rights and Development and Children’s News Network...

Joint Communique on the occasion of the State Visit of His Excellency President Edgar Lungu

Joint Communique on the occasion of the State Visit of His Excellency President Edgar Lungu

1. At the invitation of His Excellency Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Edgar Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia, paid a State Visit to South Africa from 8 to 9 December 2016. 2. Both Heads of State were accompanied by delegations of Ministers and Senior Government Officials. The Meeting was preceded by the inauguration of the Joint Commission for Cooperation which took place in Pretoria on 7 December 2016. 3. During the official talks, both Heads of State reviewed a wide range of bilateral, regional and international issues. 4. They expressed satisfaction at...

Penplusbytes’ Social Media Tracking Team Contributes To Peaceful Elections 2016

Penplusbytes’ Social Media Tracking Team Contributes To Peaceful Elections 2016

By Precious Ankomah,  Programme Manager, New Media Innovations, Penplusbytes www.penplusbytes.org Penplusbytes’ Social Media Tracking Centre has successfully contributed to Ghana’s Elections 2016, over 72 hours when the centre was open on Monday December 5 till Thursday December 8, the centre generated over 1,500 incidents which were transmitted to the National Elections Security Task Force and the Electoral Commission of Ghana for prompt action. The over 40-member team worked day and night processing over 250,000 reports from Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp generated by Aggie, the tool at the centre of Social Media Tracking Centre based on relevant key words and sources....

Panos calls os SADC govts to fight corruption

Panos calls os SADC govts to fight corruption

By Lilian Kiefer Executive Director, Panos Institute Southern Africa (PSAf) Media Statement Lusaka, 9th December 2016: International Anti-Corruption Day: PSAf calls for improved accountability in resource management On International Anti-Corruption Day, Panos Institute Southern Africa (PSAf) calls for improved accountability in the application of public resources especially as it relates to services targeting the poor and marginalised people. This year’s commemoration is being held under the theme United against Corruption for Development, Peace and Security. Corruption is one of the greatest impediments to economic growth and poverty eradication efforts in Southern Africa. According to the Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index, a number of...

Emirates connects with the design community at ‘Meet d3’

Emirates connects with the design community at ‘Meet d3’

Airline launches exclusive collaborations and engaging activations DUBAI, UAE, 9 December 2016 – Emirates will make its design collaboration debut at the second edition of Meet d3, in addition to engaging visitors with on-ground experiences geared for all ages. Emirates will be in Meet d3 at the Dubai Design District which runs until 10 December. Emirates recently collaborated with renowned jewelry designer and artist Nadine Kanso to create a limited edition collection called ‘Bil Arabi for Emirates’. Bil Arabi literally means ‘in Arabic’, and Kanso, a resident d3 artist, is famous for her distinctive use of Arabic letters and calligraphy...

Future First Lady Melania Trump ‘Comes in Full Hair and Makeup’ to Pick Up Barron from School

Future First Lady Melania Trump ‘Comes in Full Hair and Makeup’ to Pick Up Barron from School

Raechal Leone Shewfelt Yahoo CelebrityDecember 8, 2016 View photos Melania Trump accompanies Donald at a red carpet event. (Photo: Getty Images) More If Manhattan’s Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School is in session, then Melania Trump is going to be there to pick up or drop off Barron, the 10-year-old son she shares with President-elect Donald Trump. And, oh yes, she’s going to be looking good while she does it! The 46-year-old former model regularly rolls up to the school in a chauffeured Cadillac Escalade, security and all, and “comes in full hair and makeup,” sources said in the new issue...

Obama orders review of Russian hacking during presidential campaign

Obama orders review of Russian hacking during presidential campaign

By Ellen Nakashima and Philip Rucker December 9 at 11:53 AM President Obama has ordered a “full review” of Russian hacking during the November election, as pressure from Congress has grown for greater public understanding of exactly what Moscow did to interfere in the electoral process. “We may have crossed into a new threshold, and it is incumbent upon us to take stock of that, to review, to conduct some after-action, to understand what has happened and to impart some lessons learned,” Obama’s counterterrorism and homeland-security adviser, Lisa Monaco, told reporters at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor....

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