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Government bans private media from covering the opening of parliament

Government barred private media both local and international from covering President Michael Sata as he officially opened the Fourth Session of the Eleventh National Assembly.Drama characterized the opening parliament as..

Vitoria Kalima addressing people in Chikungu

MMD’s “New Politics” Opening Door To More Women Politicians – Victoria Kalima

Recently re-elected Member of Parliament Victoria Kalima has thanked the people of Kasenengwa, the leadership and supporters of the Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD) and all the Eastern Province MMD..

Defence minister Edgar Lungu

Edgar Lungu warns PF members against leaking party secrets to the media

PATRIOTIC Front (PF) secretary-general Edgar Lungu says members allegedly vying for the presidency are wasting their time because the ruling party already has President Sata as its leader. Mr Lungu..

Polls open for the 5 by elections

Polls have opened in the five parliamentary by-elections in Solwezi Central, Zambezi West, Mkushi South Kasenengwa and Vubwi constituencies. Polling stations opened at 06:00 hours and are expected to close..

Collapsed Mwami Bridge shocks Vice President Guy Scott

Vice President, Guy Scott, has expressed shock that the Mwami river bridge in Vubwi district which collapsed in 2006 has not being repaired. The 50 foot long bridge, which connects..

New Justice minister-Edgar Lungu’s invitation excites Grand Coalition

The Grand Coalition on the Campaign for a new people driven constitution has welcomed Justice Minister Edgar Lungu’s invitation for a meeting on the current constitution making process next week…

FILE: PF Anti-Kabimba cadres in Kasama carry a mock coffin

Kabimba’s Dismissal a continuation of circus that Zambians have become accustomed to under the PF-MMD

The opposition MMD says the firing of Wynter Kabimba from his position as Justice Minister is just a continuation of the circus that Zambians have become accustomed to under the..

UPND’s Isaac Zulu acquitted in Rufunsa killing (video and police report of PF Rufunsa violence included)

UPND’s Isaac Zulu acquitted in Rufunsa killing (video and police report of PF Rufunsa violence included)

The Lusaka High Court has acquitted a United Party for National Development (UPND) member Isaac Zulu who was accused of murdering Menyani Zulu in Rumfunsa during violence that characterized the..

By-election losses a reflection of MMD’s diminishing returns – Dora

Former MMD Spokesperson Dora Siliya has dismissed assertions that the alienated MMD faction which has been advocating for an extra-ordinary convention is in the process of forming a breakaway political..

Dr.Mumba calls for an end to internal struggles in MMD and a restructuring of the party

Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) president Nevers Mumba has conceded defeat in the Mangango Parliamentary by-election and congratulated the ruling Patriotic Front for scooping the seat. Speaking at press briefing..

Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda

Chikwanda hits back, ‘those attacking me have presidential ambitions’

Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has hit back at his critics who have launched a sustained media campaign against him over his dealings with mining companies. Mr Chikwanda charged that the..

HH asks Kitwe High court to lift bench warrant as summons were never served

Lawyers representing United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema has asked the Kitwe High Court to stand down a bench warrant issued against him by Judge Catherine Mukanga…

Kabimba has insulted the people of Western,Northwestern and Eastern provinces- UPND

Kabimba’s Immaturity and Insecurity We find the statement attributed to PF Secretary General and Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba, likening UPND President Hakainde Hichilema to a ka Ndanji or young Nyau..

MMD Campaigns in Mangango were well funded-Katoongo

Western Province MMD Provincial Chairperson Kameya Katoongo has laughed off assertions that the party did not fund the campaigns in the Tuesday Mangango by-elections. Speaking in an interview Mr. Katoongo..

Tourism Minister Lawrence Evans, Mangango PF campaign manager, Obvious
Mwaliteta and Mines Deputy Minister Richard Musukwa welcome Vice
President at Kaoma Air Strip

PF will easily win the 2016 elections-Guy Scott

THE Patriotic Front (PF) will not labour during the 2016 general elections as Zambians have confidence in the ruling party owing to the massive infrastructure development taking place around the..