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Europe · Helsinki

Finland says Russia suspending natural gas supplies

40% Center coverage: 101 sources
Frans Timmermans says European companies should only deal in euros when buying Russian gas. Several major European gas companies have opened accounts in Russia's Gazprombank where payments made in euros are converted into Russian rubles. "Putin's trick is to try and keep his central bank alive using foreign currency"See the Story
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Live updates | Russia says fighters surrender at steel plant

57% Left coverage: 14 sources
Russia's defense minister says 1,908 Ukrainian fighters who had been holed up at the Azovstal steelworks have surrendered so far. Red Cross registers hundreds of Ukrainian POWs emerging from Mariupol steel plant. Germany's finance minister says the Group of Seven leading economies are providing $19 billion in aid to bolster Ukraine's public finances.See the Story
Africa · Zimbabwe

Kenya, Zimbabwe thrown out of Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers

34% Center coverage: 6 sources
Kenya and Zimbabwe are out of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The two countries failed to have their FIFA suspensions set aside by this week. The football associations of both countries have been suspended for "political interference" The top two sides in each pool advance to the finals in Ivory Coast next June and July.See the Story
Africa · Lusaka

Zambian president pardons 2,045 inmates to mark Africa Freedom Day

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
President HAKAINDE HICHILEMA has pardoned 2,045 inmates to mark tomorrow's African Freedom Day celebrations. Acting Home Affairs and Internal Security Minister AMBROSE LUFUMA who announced this during a media briefing in Lusaka said the inmates include one thousand nine hundred and 69 ordinary inmates and 33 old aged.See the Story
Africa · Zambia

The Party Has Abandoned Me - Mumbi Phiri

Mumbi Phiri has bitterly complained that her party the PF is not doing enough to secure her release from prison. The murder suspect in the Lawrence Banda case has lamented that only Given Lubinda made an effort to visit her in Mongu where she is being detained from.See the Story

President HH is Entrenching Dictatorship by Transfering Lusaka Magistrates out of the City- Amb.Emmanuel Mwamba

The Judiciary is expected to be the last bastion of truth, civility and hope. It has been defiled. Public Service workers are being victimized, transfered or fired on the assertions that they belong to the former Patriotic Front. President Hichilema is Entrenching Dictatorship.See the Story

Instead Of Bringing Development Here, President Hichilema Is Making Lukulu A Torturing Chamber- Chilufya Tayali


Magistrate Who Freed Chitotela Of Corruption Allegations Transferred

Magistrate Jenipher Bwalya who was handling political, financial and economic crimes cases announced her transfer in court this afternoon. She did not disclose where she has been transferred to, but sources within the judiciary say she's been moved to Mansa. Ms Bwalysa was also handling the PF's Rapheal Nakacinda's defamation of the president case, Joseph Malanji's suspected corruption case, and Former Secretary to the treasury Fredson Yamba's suspectedcorruption case.See the Story
Lusaka · Lusaka

#OPERATIONPUNGWA : Forced Transfers Hit Lusaka Magistrates Court

Ten Lusaka based Magistrates have been transferred to different provinces on reasons believed to be political. Chief Resident Magistrate Dominic Makalicha has been moved to Ndola, Felix Kaoma to Chipata. The decision was prompted by the anger from the executive who feels the judiciary is compromised.See the Story

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