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New Chinese ambassador to Zambia Yang Yoaming
Chinese ambassador to Zambia Yang Yoaming

PF youths in Lusaka today delivered a letter of commendation to the Chinese embassy on praising the the ambassador for shunning UPND President Hakainde Hichilema’s invitation.

The youths through Chairperson alleged that some foreign diplomats accredited to Zambia are scheming with the UPND to legalize same sex marriages if voted into power this august.

PF Lusaka Province Chairman Kennedy Kamba who was in the company of information Vice Chairperson Charity Banda led more than 50 youths to the Chinese embassy this morning.

Mr Kamba who was referring to the two diplomats who visited the Kapiri Mposhi guy couple said China for being an all weather friend.

And Mrs. Banda says diplomats should not influence citizens during this election period.

The petition was presented to a receptionist by party officials who included reverend Javan Kamanga, Kasama central parliamentary aspirant Kelvin Sampa.

There was no immediate comment from the embassy.

Below is the letter presented to the embassy and received by the receptionist.

His Excellency Mr Yang Youming
Chinese Ambassador to Zambia
Chinese Embassy in Zambia
LUSAKA, ZAMBIA.

February 29, 2016.

Your Excellency,

RE: COMMENDING YOUR GOVERNMENT FOR BEING AN ALL-WEATHER FRIEND OF ZAMBIA

We refer to the above captioned subject.

Indeed we wish to commend your great country for being an all-weather friend to Zambia. The solid relationship between our two countries which dates back to the pre-independence time has benefited Zambia greatly in various sectors.

Our country boasts of the Tazara rail line, Tazama pipe line, the mighty Tuta bridge, Levy Mwanawasa hospital in Lusaka and various infrastructure developments by the great people of your country.

Moreover, Chinese contractors have been playing a pivotal role in our government’s ambitious infrastructure development agenda.

We have no doubt that China values the friendship with Zambia and wishes to preserve this relationship. Hence we believe that the reason you would not be party of any meetings and activities contrary to the provisions of the Vienna Convention is to ensure continued good diplomatic relations with our great country.

Therefore, we wish to commend you and your government Your Excellency for not engaging in activities that clearly point to involvement in our internal political issues. Moreover, we are happy that your conduct during elections in our country has been above reproach. You have worked well with sitting governments in Zambia and you have never tried to influence the Zambian voter through gimmicks such as endorsements of opposition leaders.

Moreover, you have never tried to force our country to embrace practices such as homosexuality that are at variance with our traditional and religious beliefs.
Against the above background, we wish to sincerely commend you Your Excellency and your great country for staying out of our internal politics.

Finally, it is our prayer that China will continue to be a shining example of the mutual respect that should characterise diplomatic relations.

Yours faithfully,

Charity K Banda (Ms)
VICE CHAIRPERSON, PF INFORMATION COMMITTEE

76 COMMENTS

    • Poverty of thought in Zambian politics!
      So, what message are you sending to the country whose financial markets you are borrowing through? Everything you said in praises to China, you cursed the USA and other economic heavyweights on the global stage. Do they like that? Will they stand idly by?
      Think!

    • This is called sucking up of a beggar. Fake Praises! You think China is any different from the rest of those other investors? In case you didnt know, China is the only country that still maintains business dealings even with Dictators because of the fake Chinese Policy of “none involvement in internal affairs”. USA and Europe imposed sanctions on that dictator Mugabe, but the Chinese are still trading with him!! China trades with all known terrorists and she abuses all labour laws by paying employees next to nothing. You can hand over the letter and China will still deal with UPND when they win the elections.

      Sata hated the Chinese dealings when he was campaigning! China up-to-date is still fighting to get Taiwan back as its own province! Dont be deceived, none of these investors…

    • What a waste of time. The meeting between H.E Hakainde Hichilema and the cream of the diplomatic world was about the meaningless political violence perpetrated and the biased application of the POA by the outgoing PF govt. No one mentioned anything about marriage of any kind. In short, it was not a marriage counselling session but a meeting about the departure of PF and their clueless Edgar Chagwa Lungu. VIVA UPND…VIVA HH.

    • Dont be deceived, none of these investors are helping Zambia for free, they all want our rich natural resources. We just have to be smart about it and get a fair deal.

    • It’s China’s standing policy to look away when their hosts are cutting each other’s throats but will join in to retain with you the chibwabwa on the streets. Did you not know this?

    • For a select political party cadres to find it befitting to Cheer on the Chinese, it is like fans cheering their own football team. You have dragged them into partisan local politics. They should throw away those praises if they are non partisan or ask all other Political parties on to endorse the statement if it is to take a national character.

    • You see ba “chifita” bamu PamaFi – ati China anikonde, YOU WERE ATTENDED TO BY A “MALONDA” – you are TOO FILTHY to be received by the Ambassador or his ambassadorial staff!!
      Carry on PamaFi!!

    • And you wonder why we are poor wallowing in poverty with such type of mindset with misplaced priorities…how is this going to better your lives!!

    • What is interesting is that 60% of the medicine bill of Zambia is paid by Western countries. Without them paying these monkeys running to the Chinese embassy would be dying like flies.

      While in the 13th Century Europe had water reticulation and sewer today the USA government is spending US$300m to put water and sewer reticulation in Lusaka.

      A clear case of why countries like Zambia should be colonised

    • PF you paper has little merit in it for the following reasons;
      1. PF you are not govt and TAZARA being referred to above was not in your time as govt
      2.the issue of homosexuality PF did spelt out their stance, during PF’s time in opposition by the then leader, only to u-turn later, a trend which continues of u-turning at policy levels throughout PF rule
      3. you petitioning only the Chinese embassy, implies you do not consider the other embassies to be important another diplomatic issue at your hands
      4.the govts you think are at odds with your PF are the major donors to sustain your health care another diplomatic issue for you

    • but Zoona these pf thugs!!! instead of presenting a commendation letter to their master in chief lungu, at least he would have served them with mosi lager, chibuku, shake shake and mazoe for those on ARVs,,,, now there where they went at the Chinese embassy, they were not even given dog soup!! yaba,
      at least UPND youths got to eat leftovers from diplomats !!!!

    • @the engineer – and who do you thin brought the bath, water reticulation from the mountains, a sewer system to europe in the 13th century you are talking about? it was a people called the moors. For your own information, moor meana black. Thes people came into europe in 711 AD (spain) and ruled until 1492 when the last ones were expelled from europe.Thats why in spain they have these games where they chase the black bull in the street and then kill it, symbolic of the conquest of the moor.so black people taught your europe about taking baths often. Zeriyab brought the lute to europe, wearing white clothes in summer, he changed the way people ate and much more. moors were african. know your history febana.dont just praise aimlessly.

    • @zagaze

      So where are the so called black who took all that to Europe when Europe is feeding u, cleaning u… the is simply nothing Zambia can do on its own without someone from Europe coming to think for u. You can even produce enough food to feed yourself. Do you know the consequences of Western countries cutting aid to Zambia? Ask Robert Mugabe.

    • The Engineer, a simpleton of the most basic of species. Thousands of years before Europe was ever developed or became homicidal killing people and pillaging the planet, Africa was. Africa brought development, science and civilization to the world. You being a pest and not knowing your history is your own fault. Google African civilization, it is free to learn online. China has always traded with Africa, 200 years ago china was trading with Africa in spice and wares. We shall be great without you, so take your ignorant self and seat some where.

      Viva President Nawakwi.

    • @engineer
      you ask where are those black people? they are around, today you call some of them berbers, and i dont mean the arab looking like, like zinedine zidane. i mean the black berbers. the kemites of egypt, black also and not the basterdized light in complexion people you see the most in northern africa. the descendants of the moors are also in zambia, if you look at the colonial pictures, you will no doubt see zambian black men in police regalia wearing a fez with a tassel on it. that is moorish. the problem is that most of our people have forgotten who they are and their history. our minds have been whitewashed with an imperialist perspective of history just like you. moor is african. u are a moor engineer

    • @engineer
      The case of Zimbabwe and mugabe is not so much about the west cutting aid but rather the criminal sanctions imposed on zimbabwe. The whites stand together whenever one is afflicted and so they imposed sanctions on zimbabwe on behalf of the white farmers.but we, who have forgotten who we are ,stand with the white imperialist in the perscution of our brothers and sisters in zimbabwe by upholding the sanctions. Botswana would rather give its money to IMF than lend it straight to zambia or zimbabwe and then the IMF comes with all sorts of conditions to give that same money as aid to zambia. Do you now see the problems of forgetting your history my brother?

    • AS AT NOW HH IS SO DESPERATE THAT HE CAN DO ANYTHING. HE CAN TOO, ACCEPT ANY INDOCTRINATION OF ANY KIND FROM THE WEST JUST FOR THE SAKE OF OCCUPYING PLOT 1. THE MAN HAS GOT NO SHAME AT ALL. HE KNOWS THAT ANOTHER TIME OF LOSING- HE WILL ANYWAY, WILL PUT GBM IN HIS POSITION. AGAINST THE HIDDEN ‘QUOTA’ POLICY. WHILE THIS WILL LAMENTABLY BE THE END OF HH’s POLITICAL CAREER, GBM AS PARTY PRESIDENT WILL EQUALLY PRONOUNCE UPND DEAD AS GBM DOES NOT HAIL FROM SOUTHERN PROVINCE. VIVA ECL, VIVA PF. TO HELL WITH NEGANEGA AND QUOTA. ZAMBIA DOESN’T NEED THIS RUBBISH.

  1. bla bla bla bla ETC (End of Thinking Capacity) so its just submitting whatever garbage they have to their paymasters (Chinese). Chinese are the conduit of Eurobonds and other bonds going into the pockets of PF politicians disguised as unprecedented infrastructure development.

  2. I HEAR HE WAS VERY BUSY THAT’S WHY HE FAILED TO BE PART OF THE VISIT TO HH,AND HE IS PLANNING TO VISIT HIM ALONE .HOW WILL THEY FEEL IF THEY HEAR THAT HE HAS GONE TO VISIT DESPITE THE SOLIDARITY FROM THESE POOR CADRES…………SHAME…….. WATCH US TOMORO AT WOODLANDS BAMBULI WINA ZALILA WE WILL PENT THE AREA RED

  3. Just goes to show how devoid of anything to uplift the lives of our pipo this PF GRZ is. Cholera and joblessness are rife in Zambia and all they can do is March with usless messages. Talking of cholera which is attacking lusaka, PF has borrowed and spent $900 million in the name of lusaka water and sanitation yet we still have this desease. This is what you should be marching against.

  4. And from today, to prove theirs friendship with Zambian people, Chinese companies will start baying copper only from Zambia and will pardon all preachers serving jail sentences just to please leading “intelligentsia” of Christian Nation.

    • If petitioners really want to know how loyal the chinese govt through their Zambian embassy are to the PF gov’t, they do not have long to wait. The Chinese will not even wait for the 11 August poll results, they will themselves approach the person most likely to win those elections and offer their own brand of solidarity to them.
      Their loyalty lies only with what benefits them the most.

    • THE HUMAN RIGHTS RECORD ACCORDING TO THE WEST IS BAD. HOW DEEP ARE THE OFFENSES COMMITTED BY THE WEST SAY IN IRAQ, ESPECIALLY NOW THAT WE KNOW THE REASON FOR KILLING SADDAM HUSEIN WAS SIMPLY FOR REGIME CHANGE. HOW ABOUT THE BUTCHERING OF BLACKS IN USA BY GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS SUCH AS, POLICE? DOES THAT SOUND LIKE GOOD RECORD OF CIVIL RIGHTS?

  5. Now (HH) brings gay rights to Zambia. As if satamism and tribalism is not enough. What a deranged fakkar.

  6. I can’t comment on homosexuality, but I want to find out what happened to the police permit which was denied. Can l G kanganja say something please. There is no POA to be applied here. This is total madness. Animal farm at it’s best.

    • Wajimona has English failed you??? Read then comment – don’t just look at photos out of context – sori chizungu chiza mi pita – osati ku langa chikope chabe, belengani vamene ba lemba!!!

    • @Hajanika . Chani pita zoona. Manje uyu muchoncholi ni ona pa picture na chitenge cha PF where was this?Was it at your wedding!!

  7. Ubupuba ba pf. Your hatred for HH is the very reason you are loosing power on August11, 2016. Atase

  8. 100 years of British colonialism and all that they left is a few doctors (5..?), a few many colonial buildings and a governance system that glorifies some WHITE persons in Britain. Ati we are a part of the commonwealth, you try and apply for a visa to the UK and see they will be-little you at their embassy (They just treat you like a piece of shyt: and that is just a few examples of how they don’t value a black people).
    But hey, we now have a true friend in China, Just in the last 14 years of Beijing’s second coming to Africa/Zambia. My aunt and your MBUYA in Shangombo, Nganga, Chipata and Chinsali… can now boastfully tell you they have flown a plane. Coupled with the gift of the TAZARA, we now can drive on relatively better roads in almost all compounds in Zambia…. We can point…

    • I understand your Chinese friends chased away HIV positive Zambians when they visited China and yet Chinese are purported to your (PF) best friends.

    • In the meantime your HIV+ AUNT and my MBUYA in Chipata and Chinsali are living because of the ARV’s paid for by the American Govt. Who do you advise they should respect more… the Chinese building better roads or the Westerners paying for their ARV’S so that they can continue to enjoy a healthy life??

  9. It appears there was no Chinese embassy staff to welcome them and receive the letter. Just a receptionist. A clear sign that the Chinese embassy is not interested in this nonsense.

    • No Chinese diplomat can waste his/her time to receive such a useless commendation from a bunch of misguided party cadres. Hence the reason why it was received by a receptionist. What a slap in the face of the ruling party.

  10. That petition document is already in the dustbin at the receptionist office. Meaningless endeavor. China man is not interested in this fo.olishness.

  11. Just as it was in 2011 China ws the first one to congratulate Sata when he won the election ..China will be the first to congratulate HH when he wins.

  12. And the receptionist happens to be a Zambian. Kamba and company wanted to score some points by being seen with Chinese Ambassador. No way can the ambassador be seen to align himself with some political party. China does not meddle in internal affairs of foreign countries. BUT, they stand up ONLY when their interests are being threatened. Had HH and UPND been preaching anti-Chinese sentiments (like Sata did in 2006), you would have seen the ambassador today shoulder to shoulder with Kamba. But UPND have always been consistent in their support for China.

  13. Ba UPND u are useless chaps who will never see the corridors of state house.No real Zambian of high integrity will vote for your tribal party……your scheme of inviting important people to hoodwink the world that they have endorsed you smells cow dung and your lies have been exposed by the honesty and well focussed Chinese ambassador.

    Even the fake support from the Post you are getting from the Post will never help you in any way.We shall see if the nega nega votes alone will make you win.Never ever dream of that.U are in for a rude shock !

  14. Kamba and the gang, you have only succeeded by showing the world that your PF Party is a divided house and that all divisions do not understand what they are doing. Hon Kalaba, who is Chief Government spokesperson already gave the official position of Government on this issue. So who are you to counteract what a senior Minister has already stated.? Anyway, I get it, PF is full of goons like Frank Bwalya, kamba, charity k Banda etc who do not know what they are doing!

  15. I meant to say Hon Kalaba, who is the Chief Government spokesperson on International Relations. Pardon me.

  16. Cadres at it again.Who is in charge? What were their expectation. Disappointing indeed. Leadership misplaced.
    I am disappointed with this kind of cadre ism in Zambia

  17. Anyway, the conclusion is this, President Lungu will be forming Government Cabinet on 15th August 2016. Others will be rushing to the courts, mark my words.
    Pabwatooooo again and again.

  18. Then what next? What does China know about international relations? What does China know about democracy and human rights? Does China have a sit in the UN Security Council and if it has, what influence does it have in the Council? Has China had any influence in the imposition of sanctions on any country in the World? Has China eased the impact of sanctions on Zimbabwe imposed by the countries you seem to be protesting against?

    • They have a seat, the reason you are not sure is because they don’t do anything positive. Despite their size and power they are of little use to anyone when it comes to human rights and morals

  19. The petition was presented to a receptionist by party officials who included reverend Javan Kamanga, Kasama central parliamentary aspirant Kelvin Sampa.

    There was no immediate comment from the embassy.

    kikikiki how embarassing!!! Presenting your petition to a receptionist. Even the Chinese Ambassador doesn’t want to be drugged into our crazy politics. The Chinese never want to get involved in the internal affairs of other countries full stop. Here we have dull PF cadres trying to do exactly that. Good luck ba kaponya.

  20. You have to respect Fred Mmembe and his Post Newspapers ability to shape the debate in this country. Love him or hate him he started this latest political debate over diplomats deliberately. And the PF fell into the trap hook, line and sinker. How dumb!!!

  21. UPND are the most unpatriotic Africans I know. When we get FDD, Heritage and MMD stable again, can we rid Zambia of this filth. Them and the PF must go.

    Viva FDD.

    • Namely, spot on! UPND are confused hopeless people and we need to get rid of them. The other opposition only make strategic noises here and there and so fail to step up as credible opposition. UPND is all over the place and create hype which has gullible people believing in them innocently without really understanding their covert agenda. Zambians will cry at the hatred, elitist, and patron using environment UPND will create if allowed power. All those Barotse issues will peak and then they will realise their mistake too late.

  22. They have said what was on their mind and demonstrated to the other embassies that they are not esteemed by groups in legitimate gov’t . As much as UPND here mock , there is a need to control the general sponsored Anarchy started by those embassies through their partisan support of HH and UPND. CRITICISING THE GOV’t openly and ordering them to lay their hands off Private sector and hand over National Resources into Capitalist hands that just nearly bankrupted the world! Ambassador Shultz and his cohorts went too far. It would have been more auspicious had the Chinese Ambassador received them and not the receptionist. Obviously, they are edging their bets!

  23. There is the difference between interaction of diplomats accredited to Zambia with UPND and that of PF. Civility and babarism. Diplomats have their opinion partly already expressed seconded by Zambians.

  24. The desperation of those riding on the PF gravy train is beyond any fibre of morality. Typical sebana wikute.

  25. T0ngas are natural sadists, they don’t want to see others succeed or make various achievements. That is part of their DNA. When you are surrounded by them, you should consider yourself to be in danger even if they show you their fake teeth. They have natural hatred. Nepostism and segregation is part of their genome.
    Most people from other tribes who have had this experience I bring to you will definately agree with what I talking about.

    It itches them so badly to see other tribes making progress in what they do. when people say Zambians want to see their frnds fail or they stab each others back; I totally disagree with this saying. Let us see who is behind the devilish acts and make a correct conclusion. Have you seen a tonga betraying or hit the fellow tonga like most tribes do?

  26. 1…China is One party state….the ambassador would be seen as if he is endorsing plural politics..
    2…do we know he stayed away…it could be that he as out of the country or committed on that day…

  27. PF does not represent the people of Zambia to deliver a letter of recommendation to Chinese embassy on the behalf of Zambians. The Zambian government has that obligation. PF seems not to understand what it’s means being in power. President Lungu is a president of all Zambians including HH whom he hates so much. The President is suppose to treat PF the same as UPND or any party. The fear to loose election has caused the president to blame UPND. When PF was in opposition MMD accused PF to be training militias in Sudan. Lies is a bad way to campaign. Economic ideas campaign is all we need from all political parties.

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