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HH should celebrate Canisius’s visit to State House -Lusambo

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A number of public statements have followed UPND Vice President Canisius Banda’s secret meeting with President Sata.

As MMD youths, we wish to add to this debate by stating that we do not find anything strange with Dr Banda meeting with President Sata.As the opposition, we have a duty to cooperate and partner with the ruling party in efforts aimed at finding solutions to the myriad of problems affecting the Zambia.

We however have difficulties understanding why UPND President Hakainde Hichilema is victimizing Dr Banda by asking him to provide details of his visit to State House.
We also find it hypocritical that Mr Hichilema wants to crucify Dr Banda for having secret meetings with President Sata. Mr Hichilema is on record encouraging MMD Members of Parliaments to have secret meetings with members from the UPND.What is happening now could be best described as Mr Hichilema tasting a dosage of his own medicine.

The nation will not forget that Mr Hichilema went on rampage having secret meetings with some MMD members encouraging them to defect and quickly offered them big positions in the UPND. He always defended his action by stating that such members had the right of association.

The situation surrounding his Vice President should serve as a lesson to Mr Hichilema that greedy and amateurish politics do not pay.

It should be stated here that Mr Hichilema was joyful when MMD MPs choose to associate with the ruling PF. He confidently said he had the most disciplined MPs in Zambian politics and went on an anthill celebrating MMD’s trouble with some members.

Our advice to Mr Hichilema is that he should be objective in handling the issue of Dr Banda’s visit to State House. Let him look in the mirror and examine his conscious and stop harassing Dr Banda.

We also know that State House is for all of us. As a nation, we should divorce ourselves from the notion that State House is exclusive for ruling party members. State House should be a place where ideas on how to move Zambia forward are birthed and nurtured.

Now that Dr Banda is keeping details of his State House visit private, we the MMD youths want Mr Hichilema to celebrate and enjoy the full taste of his medicine.

By Bowman Lusambo
National Coordinator-MMD Die Hard Youth Wing

68 COMMENTS

    • Banda has picked some bad smell in UPND – A Tonga party for Tongas by Tongas in Tonga land. When people talk abt UPND being tribal he thought it was a joke now that he was inside, he proved it. He has no option now but to quickly exit, but HE MCS is also very clever. I am sure he has advised him to remain there as an insider and provide the gvt with some valuable info abt illegal HH activities since he himself announced to the nation that he was working with the OP. When u are in midst of Tongas, be carefull coz no matter how good u relate them, they don’t keep the friendship unless it is a fellow Tonga bull.

    • The problem with non-politicians who join politics is that they suffer from a crisis of ideology. Cannius does not know what ideology he wants to pursue. PF have promised to adopt him as a parliamentary candidate and that is the reason for leaving UPND. Within two years, he has been a member of MMD, UPND and now PF.

    • Lusambo maffii get a life your statement is useless get a real job than die hard stupiddityyy . You are bitter and choking with envy that Dr C Banda left your demising party shaa ubututu

  1. I can detect bitterness in Bowman Lusambo’s statement. It appears that he is still bitter about Dr. Banda’s migration to UPND

    • HH is a Zambia and has every right to rule Zambia. But the man lacks national charracter.

      The man is well educated and has money but why does he think he can only rule because he is Tonga? Surely this man is being most unfair to himself more so to the Tonga people of Southern Province.

      If I had influence, I would bench him for fast maturing Cornelius.

    • Move on…move up Dr Banda…I see greatness in you. Leave the tribalists now that you know them well…join cycle mata and become his VP. Who knows, you may end up as his successor seeing winter and m’membe’s ploys are failing them.

  2. Iwe fake, useless and bitter Lusambo, you have never spoken anything good about HH in all your stupid articles, what are you up to we mwana wa mbwa we ? Swallow your bitterness and pride we cipuba, you don’ t feed HH neither does he deserve anything from you. You are advising HH to look into the mirror hence, when you view yourself from the mirror what do you see ? Uli mbwa we cipuba, be realistic and in the same vein try to examine your moronic behaviour before you start attacking other people. You are an imbecile and rotten in the head.

    • You are the one who is bitter.Just look at your expressions.He has just nailed you to the point.I have never liked this man but he has spoken the truth and the truth hates

    • I am sure this is a die-hard Tonga who can kill for under-five Hichilema. But What Lusambo is saying is the truth because Hakainde has always been associated with hypocrisy and an inflated ego or popularity around himself

    • You seem very angry, anger resides where there is no wisdom…you know what you are not wise and true to form an imbecile! Lusambo is right, what is good for the gander;should it not be good for the goose as well? A taste of his own herb! 10-0!

    • To say that Tongas are tribalist, well it is cheap statements. What of some Tongas who have helped other tribes . For example, some Tongas kept non Tongas in rooms such as Unza, some Tongas have helped other non Tongas in business, some Tongas have helped other non Tongas when situation needed abroad and vice versa. Some of these cases some of know them. People should thank UPND. Without it there will be no opposition politics currently. MMD is now dying. Its stronghold is now Eastern Province.

  3. EXCUSE ME,

    HH has always publicly stated that members of any political party had the right of association with anyone in defending and encouraging others of parliament mainly MMD MPs, to have secret meetings with UPND as they attempt to defect.

    HAVE THE RULES NOW CHANGED JUST BECAUSE OF HIS DEPUTY’S ASSOCIATION WITH THE REPUBLICAN PRESIDENT?

  4. Its a well known fact that pf is a poacher party. It has no reasonable members that is why its doing what its doing. As for Lusambo he should fight his battles in mmd.

  5. I have respect for the Doc. He is a humble and down to earth man. Able to mix with anyone regardless of their status. However, I want to conquer with 4 above on one reasoning that if he went as UPND, then he should disclose. That in itself is not enough. He is a high ranking leader in the UPND and as such he is expected to consult with his President on such matters. If anything, his President should have been in the loop long before he even went to state house. That would have removed any sort of suspicion. Anything can happen from such meetings. Why in the first place should such a meeting be secret as it is being reported? I smell fish. Doc we need you for the future and your integrity should remain unquestionable.

    • @ Treetops, thats an honest analysis. It is quite puzzling and often irritating how people misunderstand the articles they read. The issue here has nothing to do with association, but the “secrerecy” that accompanied it. Even at family level, it wouldn’t for example be right for a woman (wife/mother) to borrow money from the neighbour behind her husband’s back. As citizens, we need our politicals leaders whether in the opposition or govt. to be transiparent to gain our trust. Otherwise we may start thinking that they are in it for their stomachs only at the peril of the masses.

  6. Stop insulting each other you fellers HH is always Dinning with our President for proper governance cant you see? Forget pointing at each other ,and begin supporting good human resource management it very good for the country.

  7. BREAKING NEWS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    DR CANISIUS BANDA expelled from UPND.

    This was expected. I am sure any other Party would have done the same. Meanwhile DR BANDA has cited Tribalism as one of the reason he has been harrased by the UPND leadership and said he will soon make public the wayforward in his Political carear.

    More problems in the already weak opposition.

    • what???? is this true? UPND is indeed its own worst enemy if it is, nasumina! Letting him resign on his own while it would have bruised HHs and the party’s collective ego, would have also exposed him somewhat in the publics imagination as an opportunistic traitor. Zambians are more analytical today than even a year ago and you have to play smart…. yaba teti mubakwanishe abena cobra kanshi!

    • If it’s true that Canisius has been expelled we who are genuine UPND”ers” should celebrate.
      It’s time to be firm. The only time that I remember Sata ever visited State House was to grudgingly “thank” Mwanawasa for saving his life from a lethal myocardial infarction. Those who have made up their minds that the UPND is tribal will never be convinced by how much we try to reach out to them. These are the same people who will defend to death the lies that PF propagated during the run up to 2011 elections such as economic turn round in 90 days, constitution in 90 days, Barotseland in 30 days and strong Kwacha bla, bla bla.
      These are firm in their illusory beliefs and trying to reach out to them is tantamount to marrying a bitch off the streets with a view to reforming her.

  8. This guy Bowman Lusambo should keep away from UPND internal affairs. Yes Dr. Canicous Banda has every right to meet the Head state as an individual and offer his professional advice. But one wonders what professional advice Dr. Banda can offer ba Kateka when he has alot of mature and under utilised brains at MOH HQ on health matters. I smell a rat, th guy is simply seeking a job. Mind when he stood on MMD ticket and lost meaning even his job with MOH was also lost. He has connections to the higher office no need to explain further. HH should not be bothered with suh behaviour of the likes of Dr. Banda. He has a soft soft tommy to stand against hunger vs luxury forgone. Its the likes of Richard Kapita who left high pating careers and ventured into politics. Just watch Dr’s next move. NJALA

  9. he shd ask brian hampunda and others who have been used and dumped…he can also consult nawakwi and chipimo jr..if canisius want to make any political impact he must be foccussed othawise he will lose it

  10. BREAKING NEWS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    DR CANISIUS BANDA expelled from UPND.

    This was expected. I am sure any other Party would have done the same. Meanwhile DR BANDA has cited Tribalism as one of the reason he has been harrased by the UPND leadership and said he will soon make public the wayforward in his Political carear.

    More problems in the already weak opposition…

  11. Dont tell us that being a traitor or sell out is the same as humility. Dr Banda is a Sellout. He did it to MMD and even Sata knows that and cannot trust him. Consider others who dinned with Sata, the likes of Mulongoti and Mpombo where are they today. Not to mention Chirwa. Wait until he gets burnt.
    Ati ba Doctor! Ba Njala ataase. Kwamene uko Kwa Mandevu!

  12. OLD DANIEL siad it all in the past and its stil happening. POLITICS OF BENEFITS. even HH is in it not only to serve mother Zambia but has a BIG AGEND. HH AND ASSOCIATES THE LIKES OF WINSTON CHIBWE, RICHARD KAPITA AND OTHERS TO MENTION JUST A FEW HAVE INVESTED SO MUCH IN POLITICS THROUGH UPND AND ONCE IN POWER WILL RECOUP THEIR INVESTMENTS THROUGH AWARD OF GOVT . CONTRACTS ETC. DONT JUST LOOK FROM A SMALL ANGLE THERE IS MORE TO IT THAN MEETS THE EYE. FOR DR. BANDA ITS TIME TO SEEK GREEN PASTURE. THE MAN CANT WAINT UNTIL 2016 AND ITS NOT CERTAIN THAT UPND WILL FORM GOVT. ITS A HUGE GAMBLE. YOU NEED TO BE A FOOT SOLDIER NOT THESE POLITICIANS FROM AIR CONDITIONED OFFICES. HOW CAN LEAVE THEIR COMFORT ZONE AND VENTURE INTO DARKNESS. THERE ARE A FEW OF THE LIKE PF SATA AND GUY SCOTT.

  13. BREAKING NEWS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    DR CANISIUS BANDA expelled from UPND.

    This was expected. I am sure any other Party would have done the same. Meanwhile DR BANDA has cited Tribalism as one of the reason he has been harrased by the UPND leadership and said he will soon make public the wayforward in his Political carear.

    More problems in the already weak opposition……..

  14. Under fives indeed! Upnd rejoiced when Dr and other mmd members joined them.Wen Nevers complained dey insulted him nd said deir joining was strenthening democracy.Bowman here is right.Yo kind of politics,upnd belong 2 aciant days. Shame on you!

  15. Opportunism is a risky business in politics- hope we will not have another Clive like story in Canisius. As for UPND please read the Post Editorial critically. The people we consider enemies at times have good messages for us. There is one critical point of departure from that editorial compared to previous ones, I hope your analysts have picked it. No permanent enemies in politics.

  16. One outstanding thing about HH is wisdom and intelligency. Sata with his standard two can only convince politicians of the belly. Bembas are disorganised characters and when they fail to penetrate they throw tantrums. UPND is still the most organised party and the doctor has not added any value to the party. Let him join PF and write his own political arbituary. Where is masumba?

    • Teddy, Michael Chilufya SATA, the current Zambian President his more educated than yourself. Michael SATA sponsored himself to London and worked for it. He was the first black african to own a airplane and he is one of the richest man in Zambia. Please do not be cheated with the tutemba for HH. The minister of Finance Mr. Chikwanda is mor richer than HH.

  17. Let Lusambo not be a useful *****! It is stupid of him to talk like a small little moron over Canisius’
    clandestine manouvres which I believe are aligned to his opportunism which he thot he was going to achieve when he joined RB. Now he has felt the pinch of losing that office he had at Ndeke house. This is what opportunism can breed at times. Let Sata appreciate that hes dealing with an opportunist

  18. Canicius is now

    1. A sell out?
    2. Practicing politics of the stomach?
    3. Practicing politics of benefits?
    4. Practicing politics of opportunism?
    5. Practicing politics of njala etc

    Where were you when Pastor Mumba complained about these turncoats?
    The President has warned that ‘ichili pa munobe chi kesa napali iwe’.
    In other words HH should have treated the Pastor with decorum or with a little more respect.

  19. HH and UPND are just underfives who just make noise in Lsaka. Banda has done a donchi kubeba on them. Ke ke ke ke,

    Peace and Prosperity to mother Zambia

  20. A veep went to see pf leader secretly and this silly lusambo and others are rejoicing. What cud Nevers do if it was Dr Chituwo who did that without informing him about the meeting? Nonsense!

  21. UPND crucified Chipimo over Brazil trip. Today nothing is wrong with Dr Banda following Sata to state house. Own medicin at work. A trible party. Its good to be right minded and look at things in a different way. UPND need to grow up.

  22. Everyone knows that Lusambo is under the payroll of Chuubwe, Mmembe and Wynter. What is Lusambo’s interest in a party he does not belong to? If he is truly MMD he should concentrate on his party. Wasn’t the crazie suspended from MMD? Why is he speaking like he is still in MMD? Lusambo needs to be caged for good. He is a cadre-paid-for-hire! They are many of those in Lusaka.

  23. I have always said that to know the road a head, ask those coming back. In bemba they say muchele ukufina niku wausenda. Frpm the genesis UPND is a tonga party and it will remain a tonga party. SAKWIBA sIKOTA, EDITH NAWAKWI, MICHAEL SATA AND NEVERS SEKWILA MUMBA have a story to tell. Its now Dr. Banda and next its Mutale Nalumango to be shown a red card.

  24. Zambians should for once stop believing that anyone with a title Dr in front of his name is everything.Dr Banda is a real opportunistic chap and jealous ,his move to meet Satan..a was necessitated by the newly elected MP for Mansa and deputy minister of former ministry of Health .This is the same man who arranged the meeting at state house for him .Those who do not believe me read his facebook praise about Dr Chilufya Mulenga when he got elected ,Banda was full of praise as if it was the UPND party had won.These chaps are used to eating fake seminar and workshop money at ministry of health,he’s definitely broke ,njala nothing else.Go and screen patients for your living baba not jumping from one political party to another.And hope you shade off some tummy it’s unhealthy for someone…

  25. From the onset of online media all comments in local language from those writing on behalf of PF or PF government have expressed themselves in Cibemba? Is PF a bemba party?

  26. Every Party is governed by rules and regulations.It appears we Zambians seem to suffer from selective amnesia.
    What would happen today if VP Scott held a secret meeting with HH?Zambians lets analyse issues with wisdom.
    UPND is in opposition and not in coalition.How does a V.President of the opposition party meets the sitting president to discuss Ministry of Health issues?Mr Sata has a group of advisers ( Prof.Nkandu Luo,Dr.Eleywn Chomba,Dr.Lackson Kasonka,Dr.Victor Mwaba and of course Dr.Kaseba) so what is so special about Dr.Banda’s counsel?
    Dr.C.Banda is now dead broke and a carrot has been dangled before his eyes.
    HEADLINE
    I resigned because UPND is a tribal party and I urge all Zambians to support the the PF govt. to develeop the country.
    Doc,you are writting your own orbituary

  27. MMD Spokesperson Dora Siliya has been challenged by her party to explain what her visit to State house was all about in what appears to be a deepening rift in the former ruling party.
    Was MMD being tribal about the issue?

  28. The PF support has been wanning.It;s public Image has been dented severly following the intra party fights.Now they are on an image building process.Dora Siliya,Dr.Banda and others will be romped in for that purpose soon.
    TIn addition the bembas need the support of their cousins (Easterners) where UPND has slowly been creeping in.
    From the comments above ,It is abvious that BEMBAS NO MATTER WHAT WILL ALWAYS VOTE FOR A BEMBA ,NO MATTER THE QUALITY.

    • Rubbish rants….very rubbish to vomit. You are always obsessed with the Bemba…how dull a man can be indeed.

      Peace and Prosperity to Mother Zambia

    • you are realy a footbrige too short! jst wen are you going to stop this tribal bemba nonsense.walishalila boy becoz the bemba people you keep complaining about are curently a most diversified group. you’re probably complaining abt the icibemba language which makes your ‘bemba disease’ even more absurd and,i sense, just bordering on paranoia.ask historians and they ll tell u bembas groomed nkumbula.it’s only that some politicians are too amateurish and cold feeted to reach out. u ll continue complaining abt ‘bemba shadows’ while your friends are moving foward!

  29. IWE LUSAMBO GO BACK TO CONGO KABOKE. BANDA WENT TO LOOK FOR EMPLOYMENT AT STATE HOUSE. YOU ALL GO IN GOVT TO EAT AND NOT TO SERVE.

  30. Now i wait for a time in Zambia when political leaders,though in different parties,will be freely discussing and finding solutions to eminent problems effecting our country.Real life situations like economic dependency require real life solutions transcending political affiliation.Is it not sad that almost five decades of political “in-dependence”westill cant unite towards concerted efforts for the more important economic independence.As i always say,he who has economic strength has political control.Our political independence is of little value if we dont have our economic in-dependence.

    • Unfortunelty others don’t see things in that perspective! All they want is demonise anyone with progressive ideas in the name of political affiliation. You are an artist for sure with an artistic mind. The problem we have in Zambian politics is that people think being in the opposition is all about criticising! Too sad!

  31. I have always wondered if these upnd bloggers are normal or are just demons.How do u bring in the Bembas?U will die of hate for them for they are unstopperble.Blind followers of a blind leader!know dat yo hh is not the richest in the country.

  32. Remember it is on record that in PF the tribalism is so rampant to an extent where a cadre had to be killed.

  33. This is a big lesson to UPND and other opposition political parties as some people leaving their parties for another are opportunists. From the time Dr. Banda joined UPND and quickly given the VP position I smelt something.Next time consider well meaning party members who are ready to abide with the party principles for such positions. To HH, kindly avoid concentrating on this issue but get worried of how best you will sell your party to all the Zambian people. Expect others to let you down even before 2016 as they are using UPND as Sangwapo pages of the Post News Paper. To Dr. Banda we wish you the very best in PF. I hope you are an entrepreneur who will stand not to regret at the end of the day with your movements as did Professor Chirwa.

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