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2008 Democratic National Convention

2008 Democratic National Convention

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia See also: Schedule for the 2008 Democratic National Convention; Democratic Party presidential candidates, 2008; and Democratic Party presidential primaries, 2008 2008 Democratic National Convention 2008 presidential election Nominees Obama and Biden Convention Date(s) August 25–28, 2008 City Denver, Colorado, U.S. Venue Pepsi Center (August 25 – August 27) Invesco Field at Mile High (August 28) Chair Nancy Pelosi of California Keynote speaker Mark Warner of Virginia Notable speakers Michelle Obama Ted Kennedy Hillary Clinton Bill Clinton John Kerry Al Gore Dick Durbin Candidates Presidential nominee Barack Obama of Illinois Vice Presidential nominee Joe Biden of...

Family of Barack Obama

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Redirected from Malia and Sasha Obama) The family of Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States, and his wife Michelle Obama is made up of people of Kenyan (Luo), English, African-American, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, French, German and Swiss ancestry.[1][2][3][4][5][6] Their immediate family is the First Family of the United States. The Obamas are the first First Family of African-American descent. Michelle Obama Michelle Obama, née Robinson, the wife of Barack Obama, was born on January 17, 1964, in Chicago, Illinois. She is a lawyer and was a University of Chicago Hospital vice-president. She...

President Obama’s farewell speech

President Obama’s farewell speech

https://youtu.be/ZqH7D8KTBMw By Los Angels Times Here is an unedited transcript of President Obama’s prepared remarks during his farewell address in Chicago, as provided by the White House. It’s good to be home.  My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well-wishes we’ve received over the past few weeks.  But tonight it’s my turn to say thanks.  Whether we’ve seen eye-to-eye or rarely agreed at all, my conversations with you, the American people – in living rooms and schools; at farms and on factory floors; at diners and on distant outposts – are what have kept...

K192.5 million Savenda Management Services Court Award  Against Stanbic Bank

K192.5 million Savenda Management Services Court Award Against Stanbic Bank

By Derrick Sinjela In August 2016, Judge Justin Chashi awarded damages to Savenda Management Services amounting to K192.5 million Kwacha. This paper will publish a ten part feature series based on researched positions on the significance and impact of Credit Reference Bureaus (CRB) on access to loans and also the role of banks in economic development. Let me begin by defining a CRB. What is a Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) and what does it do? Well a Credit Reference Bureau is a collection agency that gathers account information ideally from various creditors and provides that information for purposes of credit...

  Rupiah Bwezani Banda extols Cuba’s Fidel Castro Ruz

 Rupiah Bwezani Banda extols Cuba’s Fidel Castro Ruz

By Joseph Mulekwa and Judith Banda Former Fourth Republican President Rupiah Bwezani Banda says Cuba contributed immeasurably to emancipation of Africa through its departed leader, late Fidel Castro Ruz, Speaking after signing a Book of Condolences at the Cuban Embassy in Lusaka’s Kalundu residential area, last year, Mr. Banda implored global communities to emulate the political and socio-economic philanthropy displayed by the late Cuban revolutionary leader. Flanked by Cuban Ambassador to Zambian, Malawi and COMESA, Ambassador Caridad Perez Gonzalez, Banda expressed deep hearted compasssion for underprivileged people. Mr. Banda heralded the Cuban leaders sacrifices within earshot of Zambia-Cuba Friendship Association...

Phantom 6 Phone charms 2016 Christmas Shoppers

Phantom 6 Phone charms 2016 Christmas Shoppers

By Derrick Sinjela and Joseph Mumbi Chanda Barely a month after its launch on the Zambian market, the Tecno mobile brand, Phantom 6 Phone handset has outsold its target. A survey by Top Rating Entertainment on ‘Tech News and Gargets’ this Christmas found out that the Phantom 6 Phone handset was the most trending gift for most couples to buy and ‘love-birds.”. One out of five gargets exchanged as gifts between Christmas and News day, most people preferred a new stylish Techno brand, the Phantom 6 and 6+ smart phone. The phone has a 21MP AF back camera and double...

I will not fire Davies Mwila, protests President Lungu

I will not fire Davies Mwila, protests President Lungu

By Derrick Sinjela President Edgar Chagwa Lungu has dismissed reports that Patriotic Front (PF) Secretary General Davies Mwila will be dismissed from his party position. President Lungu said that he will not dismiss the Secretary General because he is happy with the way he is reorganizing and instilling discipline in the ruling party. Meanwhile, Speaking from Accra, Ghana as he boarded a plane to Lusaka, President Lungu insisted that he is constitutionally eligible to stand in 2021.

Ponga Liwewe’s daughter Linda Liwewe & Canon Dennis Phillip Liwewe share January 10 birthday

Ponga Liwewe’s daughter Linda Liwewe & Canon Dennis Phillip Liwewe share January 10 birthday

By Derrick Sinjela FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) General Secretary Ponga Liwewe’s daughter Linda Liwewe and Canon Dennis Phillip Liwewe share January 10 as a birthday, and today-Tuesday 10th January 2016  celebrated a ‘double-headeer-birthday-bash.” “A special day, January 10, my daughter Linda and my Dad were both born on this day,” a grateful Liwewe said.

NGOCC 2016 REFLECTIONS AND EXPECTATIONS FOR 2017

NGOCC 2016 REFLECTIONS AND EXPECTATIONS FOR 2017

By Sara H. Longwe-NGOCC BOARD CHAIRPERSON Media Release Saturday 31st  December 2016 In a few days time, the year 2016 comes to a close and we open yet another chapter as we welcome the year 2017. The end of the year provides an excellent opportunity for us as a nation to reflect on our collective achievements and failures from which we can draw lessons in the pursuit of a more prosperous Zambia for all. In order for us to forge ahead as a nation, it is imperative that we re-focus and strategize on how to propel an all-inclusive development agenda...

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