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25 Facts About Abraham Lincoln

25 Facts About Abraham Lincoln

By Alex Greer on March 17, 2016 Few presidents in American history are as revered as Abraham Lincoln. The Great Emancipator led the Union to victory in the Civil War and officially ended the institution of slavery in the U.S. Even The Donald defers to Lincoln. While Lincoln served as president nearly 160 years ago, his policies and vision of America are still relevant today. Therefore, we decided to take an in-depth look at Lincoln’s life and presidency. InsideGov scoured its presidential database to find 25 essential facts about the 16th president. Each fact is represented by a numerical value,...

Ranking Every U.S. President By Net Worth

Ranking Every U.S. President By Net Worth

By Alex Greer on June 25, 2015 There’s no doubt about it: being the U.S. president is a hard and often thankless job. Richard Nixon famously said, “Scrubbing floors and emptying bedpans has as much dignity as the Presidency.” Jump Straight To The List But being president also has amazing perks (Air Force One!), and most presidents have been financially well-off. In fact, the average net worth of a U.S. president ($62 million) is more than 200 times the average net worth of a U.S. adult ($301,000). It pays to be president. Using the most recent data from 24/7 Wall...

Befikre Movie Review: Ranveer Singh, Vaani Kapoor’s Chemistry Is Middling At Best

Befikre Movie Review: Ranveer Singh, Vaani Kapoor’s Chemistry Is Middling At Best

  SPOILERS AHEAD A not-so-shudh desi romance, Befikre is posited as an extravagant ode to the adventures of unfettered youth. The film plays out mostly on touristy locations in the French capital and on sundry dance floors and nightclubs. But are its pretty frames and foot-tapping songs worth the price of a multiplex ticket? Well, depends entirely on what one is seeking from a weekend watch. Produced, written and directed by Aditya Chopra, the free-wheeling tale of lust and love gets buried under a crushing bulk of badinage that eventually yields no more than layers of surface gloss: nice to...

Income Tax Employees Write To PM Modi Amid Huge Workload After Note Ban

Income Tax Employees Write To PM Modi Amid Huge Workload After Note Ban

The income tax employees associations said in a joint memorandum that they are feeling “demotivated due to shortage of manpower in lower cadres and huge stagnation in officers cadre right at this moment”. Press Trust of India | Last Updated: December 09, 2016 16:34 (IST) New Delhi: With the I-T department facing a huge volume of black money cases post-demonetisation, two associations of its employees have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking adequate manpower and infrastructure facilities to probe instances of tax evasion running into “several crores” of rupees. The two associations — Income Tax Employees Federation (ITEF) and...

Meet President Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma

Meet President Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma

Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma,[needs IPA] GCB[5](born 12 April 1942) is the President of South Africa,[6] elected by parliament following his party’s victory in the 2009 general election. He was re-elected in the 2014 election.[7] Zuma is the President of the African National Congress (ANC), the governing political party, and was Deputy President of South Africa from 1999 to 2005.[8] Zuma is also referred to by his initials JZ[9] and his clan name Msholozi.[10][11]Zuma became the President of the ANC on 18 December 2007 after defeating incumbent Thabo Mbeki at the ANC conference in Polokwane. He was re-elected as ANC leader at...

“Liberation & Heritage Route Project”

“Liberation & Heritage Route Project”

By Emmanuel Mwamba, Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa President Edgar Chagwa Lungu kicked of the day-Friday 9th December 2016  with a ceremony full of honours: a 21 Gun-salute. We later moved into official talks where issues of mutual interests and concerns were discussed, talks hosted at State House. Issues regarding trade imbalance, and specific sectoral issues in agriculture, tourism, mining, manufacturing and industrialisation where discussed. Of interest is the project: “Liberation & Heritage Route Project” to memorialise the struggle tracing the route of the struggle. President Lungu informed President Zuma that his government had gazzeted the house in which...

Olympic Youth Development Centre(OYDC)MEDIA ADVISORY: EVENTS DIARY

Olympic Youth Development Centre(OYDC)MEDIA ADVISORY: EVENTS DIARY

Olympic Youth Development Centre. Kind Regards EVENTS DIARY DATE EVENT FACILITY TIME 09 December, 2016  YWCA Sports day Football pitch Day 09 December, 2016 Zambia Association of Sports Medicine workshop OYDC Lodge Day 10 December, 2016 Zambia Table Tennis tourney Mult-purpose hall Day 10 December, 2016 Zambia Korfball Association of Zambia tourney Mult-purpose hall 18:00 11 December, 2016 Zambia Korfball Association of Zambia tourney Mult-purpose hall Day Click here to Reply, Reply to all, or Forward

INTERNATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY COMMEMORATION

INTERNATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY COMMEMORATION

On Friday 9th December, 2016, Zambia joins the rest of the world in commemorating the UN International Anti – Corruption Day. This day is binding for commemoration by all State Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC). Zambia is a State Party to the UNCAC. The Theme for this year is “Corruption: A Hindrance to the Sustainable Development Goals” The commemoration of the Day will commence with a March from  Civic Centre at 08:00 hours and end at Hotel Intercontinental which is the venue of the official commemoration. You are therefore invited to cover the event. The Guest...

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