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Zambians will not vote for HH if his strategy is to use Hate Speech against the President-Bishop Banda

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National House of Prayer Advisory Board Chairman Dr Joshua Banda delivering his remarks.
Dr Joshua Banda

ZAMBIANS will not vote for UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema as Republican President if his strategy is to use unpalatable language, and hate speech against President Edgar Lungu, says Northmead Assembly of God Church Overseer Bishop Joshua Banda

He said using unpalatable language, hate speech, and name calling will not help any political leader ascend to plot one.

Bishop Banda was responding to a question after being asked to give his view on a story which was carried in the Post Newspaper quoting Mr Hichilema as having said President Edgar Lungu was such a childish President who if not removed from power, would turn State House into a play park.

Bishop Banda said people who have been seeking to lead Zambians would never find themselves in power if they continued using unpalatable language, hate speech and name calling to ascend to power.

He said the words attributed to Mr Hichilema against President Lungu were unacceptable.

Bishop Banda said there was no way one could build a nation by using unpalatable language.

“We condemn hate speech, name calling in the strongest possible terms, it is not acceptable. The church expected people who wanted to lead the nation to use accommodative language,” he said.

Bishop Banda said political party leaders must embrace tolerance, peace, and love because these were the values of good leadership.

“We are concerned as a church on this growing trend of hate speech, name calling unpalatable language among politicians. You cannot get influence through hate speech and name calling,” he said.

Bishop Banda said the church would not relent in preaching peace, love and unity among politicians.

He said the church started a long time ago engaging politicians to desist from hate speech, unpalatable language, name calling because the vices were against the values of good leadership and a recipe for violence.

“If leaders want peace, love and unity, then they should lead by example themselves,” Bishop Banda said.

He said during the election period, politicians must adhere to the code of conduct because that was what was guiding them.

“We must speak love and peace if we want to be loved by others.

The media should be responsible and stop fueling hate speech. The media should play a uniting role than encouraging unpalatable language. The media must play a role in helping to properly deal and discourage use of unpalatable language,” Bishop Banda said.

163 COMMENTS

    • “He said using unpalatable language, hate speech, and name calling will not help any political leader ascend to plot one.”

      It helped Sata. That was Sata’s clutch: I cannot count how many times Sata insulted LPM.

      I don’t blame him or any one. I blame the Zambians who vote for them.

    • PF??? What is there to vote for Lungu? Continuation with load shedding, High commodity prices, Low salaries, Fuel shortfalls , poor agriculture plans? Is this what Zambians want huh ba bishop or is it because you have received a brown envelop? Dont get to that yet, preachers are suppose to stick to the word of God. Look how danny pule and Nevers Mumba are now. Politics will just finish you off together with PF. Kuyabebele!!!!

    • Dream-on Joshua Banda, your dream Tabernacle of all Nations is as any other PF dreams:
      – Mongu Stadium
      – Zambia National Airline
      – State of Art KK Airport
      – Hi-Tech Zambia Railways
      Pray for Edgar Lungu, he promised you are church, your saw it in your dream… A miracle for you is Tabernacle of PF Nations…

    • Ba Banda, we know you are in Lungus corner, (which is a losing one by the way) but you shouldn’t make it too obvious.

      We need to hear you categorically condemn Lungu and his minions for the violence against a defenceless woman that was stripped naked in public by PF cadres. This is more serious than your rant about HH comments on your paymaster Lungus childishness

    • Ba fake bishop, you are becoming too political, concentrate on your 1 church and leave politics to politicians. You seem to be too close to your fellow Easterner Lungu.

      Why don’t you condemn PF for the miseries they have caused to the majority of Zambians and the corruption we are seing?
      Why don’t you condemn the violence we saw on youth day?
      Why don’t you condemn the uncontrolled borrowing? Is it because you are eating with Lungu?.

      HH is our only voice at the moment and our last hope to save the country and we will put him in power.

    • @Limpo, please add expensive induced parliamentary by-elections to PF’s to-do-list if they win the presidency in August.

    • Where is the hate speech or unpalatable language in that statement? If someone is behaving childishly how do you describe him?
      Even Jesus called some people sons of vipers & scorpions, I think that was more unpalatable but that was the best way to describe those people.
      Instead of talking about HH you should have advised childish Kadansa to get serious with his work. But then Kadansa’s is the finger that feeds you.

    • This coming from a man managing the contruction of $10million useless House of Prayer hand picked by Lazy Lungu!!

    • In Decision 2016, all the way efwe ni Zambia under our our ECL our fellow commoner.

      Bishop, Regarding a spirit of corrossive hatred you are referring to, its actually personification of bitter heads common among those born and raised out of wedlock only to be permanent rejected and not shown the father figure. They usually grow with such internal rage and xenophobia all the way to the grave unless they accept Christ fast and stomach their circumstance. We saw it in Shaka Zulu, Hitler, Baba Idi Amin, Mobutu, Sadam and seen it in our own Namakando. Sadly, Hichilema has not accepted his circumstance. His case has been worsened with the marriage of convenience with Namakando sharing the same fate and delusions. People who have accepted their circumstance, get healed fast and pick up love…

    • PF is turning into a political brothel full of job seeking and foolish pastors e.g Frank bwalya,nevers, joshua banda,bishop chomba e.t.c

    • Can any serious person listen to Joshua Banda? A month ago this man presented a budget of $10million to government for construction of a church in Lusaka.Unfortunately, these are the type of church leaders who have contributed to the kind of Zambia we have today. With all the violence and injustice that PF has caused on opposition and innocent people, where has this man been? Very unfortunate. This is what happens when you`ve church leaders who depend on donation from poor church goers to ear a living, now the man wants financial favors from government, he has to be seen to be talking on behalf of Lungu. That`s why I`ve respect for the Catholic, SDA and Salvation Army leaders.

    • He has the right to view and say what he wants. I agree totally with what he is saying, why can’t that arrogant HH concentrate on himself and tell the people of Zambia what he will do to better Zambia.

      HH got in bed with Sata, that failed and now he has joined the likes of Fred Mmembe with his demonic newspaper. This was the worst move and now HH will never be head of state.

      God Bless Edgar Lungu

    • I am not surprised by this revelation concerning Pastor Banda’s involvement with PF. I saw the writing on the wall last year when he become their mediator when it was non of his business unless he had some personal interest it.
      What a shame Pastor Banda you started well, now you messing yourself with politics. If these comments attributed to you are true then you have just lost any respect I had for you.

    • Under 5 hh should tame his beak. He is just a mere kaponya without respect for the Head of State. Thats why hh will rot in opposition forever. It seems he was born to die in opposition

    • IN ADDITION THE BEST BISHOP BANDA COULD FOR PRESIDENT LUNGU IS TO ADVISE HIM(LUNGU) TO GROW UP AND STOP BEHAVING LIKE A SMALL CHILD. INDEED HIS BEHAVIOUR OF SWINGING ON MONKEY BARS AND EXPOSING HIS UNDER PANTS IN PUBLIC WAS UNBECOMING OF A PRESIDENT AT HIS AGE AND STATUS. WHAT HE DID DEMONSTRATED IMMATURITY AND CHILDISHNESS. HE DESERVES TO BE REBUKED AND IN ADDITION HE NEEDS COUNCILLING SO THAT HE STOPS EMBARRASSING HIMSELF AND THE NATION IN PUBLIC. HH WAS RIGHT TO REFER TO LUNGU’S BEHAVIOUR AS CHILDISH. KK WOULD HAVE CALLED HIM STUPEED IDEOT.

    • Another devil worshipper!! Just join Flanki Bwalya!!

      The church has always been known to side with the good of the poor, NOT THIEVES who make the people that voted them to power – SUFFER & STARVE to DEATH, becoz they CAN’T EVEN bother to provide them with even simple medicines – & yet you want to pray for them – yes do pray for them to your LUCIFER!!!

      vote wisely 11/8/2016!! Vote Zambia forward!! Vote UPND!! The party that will put you first!!

      #chagwamustfall!!

      Abantu baya!! PamaFi ya shala!!!

      I thank you!!!

    • Viva Edgar Lungu the chosen one. We Zambians love you sir. August we are with you. We are going to give massive votes to send the under 5 into pernanent retirements. Remember its 1 province for hh vs 9 provinces for Lungu. Azalila mutonga nafuti

    • Am glad the Bishop has told this bitter tonga idi.ot the truth. Being jealous and bitter all the time cannot win hh votes. Whenever this Chintombwa opens his mouth its just bitterness and complaining. We Zambians love President Lungu and we shall vote for him till 2021 knowing that 1 year can never be enough for anyone to do much development

    • Wako ni wako this year full stop. We shall vote the tonga way. Since tongas vote for their fellow tonga, then Non tongas we gona vote for Lungu. We cant be cheated anymore by this tribal group from southern.

    • @tribalist

      Bring on wako ni wako.

      Eastern votes for Lungu, Bembas vote for Miles Sampa, Nawakwi and Chipimo, Chanda alliance

      Those that voted for HH in 2015 plus those hard beat by Lungu economic destruction (mealie meal now going to K150) and those that support the MMD mps and GBM will vote for HH.

      Wako in wako!!

  1. This Banda has obviously never looked at the comments by some PF bloggers like Kudos and Katondo boys here on LT!

    Job seeker I think!

  2. Where was this bishop was a woman was stripped naked for belonging to the opposition which is part of our political dispensation as provided for in the constitution? Why doesn’t he speak against political violence?

  3. Useless political bishop, when Sata called HH an under 5 did you condemn him? Know that people will vote out your tribesman, if you want to join politics, join PF and stand for political office.

    When in opposition, Sata insulated sitting presidents but people still voted for him…. this year it will be HH in state House.

    • Which state house u tonga fu??Lungu is our President till 2021 whether u like it or not. Ati Chitombwa in state house?? Mmm stop yo use.less dream which will never come true. hh is a rejected product countrywise only in southern province

  4. Him H H Is Very Childish Coz Every Time Speaks Foolish Words To Edgar Lungu A Silent President Azakuvotela Ndani H H.

  5. He said using unpalatable language, hate speech, and name calling will not help any political leader ascend to plot one

    This statement is factually incorrect; there are NO facts to back up this statement. The facts on the ground are that a politician who campaigned between 2001-2011 went on to become President. The odds were against this individual, with leading clerics, government controlled media, briefcase NGOs all ganged up and accused him of championing hate speech. As the say, the rest is history.

    • If Politics were a natural Science, you will be correct, but it is not. See my comments further below..there is always a surprise in these things..watch the space

  6. (HH) is immature, childish and politically impotent. You can’t sell that fake product even on the Chinese market. Zambians can’t vote for him FULL stop. Under 5. Well said Bishop.

    • Silly really. Bishop Banda, where were you when Pangas were used by Edgar Lungu at the PF convention in Kabwe in November 2014? Where were you when Chama insulted certain populations of the country? God is not with you when you carry out selective justice. How unpalatable is what HH said really? what about the unfair treatment of GBM by Lungu?
      You can not imprison everyone with carefully crafted @religious falsehoods”. Taking advantage of people’s fear of God is the most ungodly act, and often done by Pentecostal preachers. Traditional churches and the Roman Catholic (This does not include father Bwalya) are far more rational. What a yats of a Bishop!

    • Mr kudos, as said by your bishop this is hate speach. Stop it you will not remain in power if you carry on with this hate speach. LOL

    • This tea car ra bishop of all the happening and the suffering Wrungu has subjected to the poor Zambian you have failed to condem him and his violence caders. bulunyo.ko iwe ka banda.

  7. I think the problem with the whole UPND and its Under 5 President is to mistakenly treat Politics as a Natural Science. As in you can easily predict the outcome based on parameters and experimental conditions. If Sata, who insulted the sitting President, become President, we need to run the same experiment of getting HH to insult the president for him to get to State House. In fact the same logic was in operation during the 2015 elections. Sata become president at the Fifth attempt and so HH was going to become president at his fifth attempt in 2015. It didn’t work!!!

    Now the rationale is RB took over from a dead president and lost and so ECL took over from a dead president and he will lose to HH. HH just needs to align himself with the Post Newspaper and up the insults game the…

    • HH just needs to align himself with the Post Newspaper and up the insults game the way Sata did and BINGO he will be President of Zambia come August 12.

      Well, the bad news for the UPND camp is that Politics is a Social Science and the reality with Social Science is that it does not obey the laws of natural science because the entities that constitute social science are thinking objects and highly unpredictable even when they clearly exhibit traits we have seen before. All conditions are unique even if they look like we have seen them before.

      You have heard it first from me here. This year’s election will surprise and shock a lot of people.

    • @MCB
      We are disputing the claim attributed to the Bishop that “using unpalatable language, hate speech, and name calling will not help any political leader ascend to plot one”. Give me a leading politician who doesn’t practice politics of name calling? Remember RB’s “Mwenye” jibe aimed at HH’s wife? No single politician in Zambia practices issue-based politics. Not that it’s OK, but most of us are appalled by selective condemnation. You will never hear some leading Bishops condemn, Kambwili, Mumbi Phiri when they issue disparaging remarks against the opposition. But when HH issues an inflammatory statement, our dear Bishops will be all over in Newspapers and on TV condemning the opposition leader.

    • @MMD Chief Bootlicker:
      You are getting too OLD and have got dementia!! Do you even know what you are talking about?
      Shi.ting on yourself all over – are you not ashamed of arguing with your grand children you FAT OLD GIT!!

    • Of course Edgar is childish. Any opportunity to play around he willingly takes it. Eg watching a midweek game with a huge entourage. Ba Bootlicker I used to respect you, I suggest you change your name to PF Bootlicker

    • @12.2 Chief Bootlicker-CB, HAS GIVEN THE MOST PRECISE AND CONCISE ANALYSIS OF THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN NATURAL SCIENCES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES. UNLESS YOU DID NOT REACH UNIVERSITY TO WHAT A NATURAL SCIENCE IS. I DON’T WANT TO REPEAT CB’s ANALYSIS BUT AS IF I WAS READING CB’s MIND THE FIRST PHRASE THAT CAME INTO MY MIND WHEN I READ YOUR FIRST CONTRIBUTION WAS: THIS IS SOMETHING TO DO WITH SOFT (social) SCIENCES AND NOT NATURAL SCIENCES. IN SOFT SYSTEMS WHAT OBTAINED YESTERDAY WILL NOT TODAY EVEN AFTER USING THE SAME ENERGIES. HUMANS ARE VERY UN PREDICTABLE WHILE THEY SURVIVE ON PREDICTABLE ENERGIES- NATURAL SCIENCES.

    • …SO BY STARTING TO ATTEND MASSES AT St IGNATIUS, INSULTING THE HIGHEST AUTHORITY, WALKING LIKE MICHAEL SATA, CURRENTLY LIFTING POVERTY-STRICKEN BABIES, BUYING VEGETABLES AT OPEN MARKETS, AND MANY MORE COPY AND PASTES WILL NOT MAKE HH WIN THE AUGUST ELECTIONS EVEN IF THE ONE HH IS COPYING FROM USED THE SAME METHODS TO WIN THE 2011 ELECTIONS. THE MOODS OF THE PEOPLE IN 2016 IS VERY DIFFERENT FROM THAT OF 2011. EVEN THE POLITICAL CIRCUMSTANCES ARE DIFFERENT. UPND IS TRIBAL AND REGIONAL WHILE PF WAS AND STILL IS NATIONAL.

  8. HOLY MEN! BELLY MEN!!
    “Man of God” why don’t you begin by condemning the Violence, Corruption, Waste, Deception, that is the true hallmark of your morally bankrupt P.F. regime??
    Citizens have been maimed with panga’s, senior politicians who operate directly out of State House, have discharged firearms, & even shot @ citizens. No condemnation from you.
    U.T.H, & other hospitals have no medicines, & are worse than a Pig sty. Still no Condemnation from you, whilst President hires a Jet plane @ high cost to go & dance ndendeule’ in New York. You “Holy Man”- still quiet.
    Please Holy Man, just eat the Crumbs from Chagwa’s table. WE ALL KNOW WHAT YOU ARE ABOUT!!
    If there is really a God in Heaven, Your likes will be dancing Kwasa- Kwasa in the lakes of fire in Hell.

    • I forgot one of the Cardinal sins, woman gets undressed in public, & Evil holy Man’s lips tightly sealed, no condemnation, you would think someone Superglued you deceptive holy lips.
      Go to Hell Bishop Banda!
      Your red eyes are either caused by too much Whiskey footed by the taxpayer, or some funny dizzy cigarettes

    • It is all becoz this bishop & the likes of him, have been undressing women behind peoples backs, professing to the women that it is some form of DELIVERANCE!!! We heard it all before – so how can he condemn what he practices!!!!

  9. Women are being stripped naked and the Bishops are quiet. When it affects there pocket, like chairing a national “church” we see them preaching on the mountains not to insult, interesting. We need a clean system.

  10. These are money pastors not christ pastor. Just because he was given something, he starts to show his stupidity. Foolish man of the devil.

  11. Bishop Banda should be careful before commenting on any issue.HH has never spoken carelessly; that’s why people of all political persuations trust him.
    Bishop Banda and his flock should vote wisely on 11th August to effect regime change.
    The corrupt and incompetent PF regime has impoverished us.

    • Bishop Banda was correct to tell off this bitter ***** of a regional and tribal opposition party. The problem with hh is that he has no respect for the Head of State our President Lungu. Under 5 hh behaves like a mad man being bitter, jealous and complaining all the time. In August ni ECL chabe

  12. Man of gold. Pick the log in your eye such as attempt to blackmail Post reporter Funga by your high ranking henchmen to reveal source of intel info in exchange for scholarlaships on your church premises b4 judging others. I have respect for catholics because gold diggerssuch as Frank Bwalya get excomunicated but alas for pentes! Each church is in its Bishop’s pocket!

  13. I can see that come Aug 11 under 5 blogger will vanish in thin air and lt will be boring. Just face facts, hh will never Wi and ecl will win first round

    • PF will win once they:

      Reduce price of mealie meal to below K40, bread to around K5, dollar to about K6, petrol to K4, and inflation to 9%.

  14. HH’s comments are as a result of Chagwa’s behaviour. The head of state brought those comments on himself. Ba bishop, how about saying something about the caption on the president’s picture in the Post newspaper which said ‘spider man?’

    • Wrong ..he ha no construction management experience and he has been handpicked by Lazy Lungu oversee the construction of a useless $10M building..do you know how many construction firms will be lining up just to have a piece of the action.

  15. Bisop Banda,
    Let the Zambian people speak for themselves. No one asked for your opinion.
    I would STFU if I were you. BTW Google can tell you exactly what STFU stands for if you don’t know. In this case I think it’s extremely appropriate.

    • Let Bishop speak. We asked for the Bishop’s advice and he has advised correctly. hh will rot in opposition because of his hate speech. He wil never come even close to state house

  16. Bishop Banda stick to theology. Insulting the head of state is a proven theory in Zedian politics. Michael Sata insulted the MMD presidency until he ascended to the throne. So HH is just trying to use the same tactics

  17. @Mr Kudos and @ mmd chief bootlicker I agree with your analysis. HH is cat copying everything Sata did to ascend to power but he should know that every man is unique. When ECL said that he had no own vision but to continue with Sata’s, they said he is visionless and clueless, but when HH copies and pastes Sata’s wining strategy they say he has vision. If HH has vision why is he cat copying everything Sata did, it simply means that he has no own vision and strategy, he is equally clueless and vision less no wonder he has not told Zambians what he will do other than what ECL has done. In Zambia there is no political alternative only PF makes sense at the moment, others are just there to fulfil the role of opposition.

    • Correct 100 %. hh has no vision. He thinks he is Sata but he forgets Sata was not tonga. We know that pipo who support hh are tongas. Non tongas ni Lungu. So 1 province vs 9 provinces

    • @Wapya baisa

      Are you aware that HH just was short of less than 30,000 votes to overtake Lungu in jan 2015? How many provinces voted for HH?

      Have you heard that GBM and other progressives are working with HH?

      Haven’t you heard that mealie meal is costing more than K100 and that the economy has collapsed?

      Why aren’t you giving Zambians a benefit of doubt that they can redeem themselves from Lungu PF failed governance riddled with corrupt driven high borrowings on pretext of development arrears (per AB Chikwanda)?

  18. ….what is so unpalatable about calling someone childish…??…what hatred can be attributed to such a statement….??…if someone is dull is dull…if he is a drank, he is a drank…if he is playful he is playful….if he lacks seriousness, he will be termed as being childish….how does one explain why Chikwanda is still MoF…..how can someone be convinced to sign a constitution from the stadium at such a cost on a flimsy economy…a mature person could have done it from either Parley or his office…if he wanted publicity..ZNBC could have given him live coverage….

  19. @Mr Kudos and @ mmd chief bootlicker I agree with your analysis. HH is cat copying everything Sata did to ascend to power but he should know that every man is unique. When ECL said that he had no own vision but to continue with Sata’s, they said he is visionless and clueless, but when HH copies and pastes Sata’s wining strategy they say he has vision. If HH has vision why is he cat copying everything Sata did, it simply means that he has no own vision and strategy, he is equally clueless Andes vision less no wonder he has not told Zambians what he will do other than what ECL has done. In Zambia there is no political alternative only PF makes sense at the moment, others are just there to fulfil the role of opposition.

  20. One quality this false preacher bishop has in common with PF/Lungu is lack of intelligence. They are such open books you can read them the way you read through a child’s antics. Even before you come to the garbage he has spewed in the article the headlines already have told you all there is to know about the charlatan bishop. Concern for his belly is uppermost in his corrupt mind and the main driver of the drivel LT has been shameless to publish. The same lack of intelligence was overwhelmingly exhibited when PF attempted to kidnap and abduct itself and later blame it on UPND failed! An unborn kid would see through their cartoonish and childish charades. Tell me bishop, which is more reprehensible; stating a fact that Lungu is being childish or PF’s Lungu remaining silent when a woman…

  21. Can ba Bishop Joshua Banda do what Lungu did. That was a health and safety issue for a President no wonder his aids’ apprehensions. Suppose he had fallen? There is nothing wrong with being childish at the right age but everything wrong at the wrong age. It’s as simple as that ba Bishop Banda. ADVICE: stick to the word of God and leave politics to politicians. You are now embarrassing yourself and the church.

  22. Comment. He is the National Aids Council Board Chairman -what do u xpect u can’t bite the finger that feeds u-period!

  23. Comment:
    shamely,corrupt and tribal fake bishop. we know u ar supporting you fellow tribal mate. ka bishop who do you think you are.

  24. Joshua Banda is just a cadre. Joshua Banda was calling himself bishop when Edward Chomba called HH a freemarson, a satanist. Did he talk about ‘unpalatable’ language? A woman was stripped naked in presence of vice president Inonge Wina, what did this guy called Joshua Banda do or say? Just sit own imwe ba Banda and eat quietly.

  25. Ati ba bishop!!! Respect urself,zambian siyanyoko imweee ba banda and u re not God to judge who losses and who wins,pliz just play ur part with the church not politics that’s if u re a true servant of God ok

  26. How would this chap Joshua banda describe a president swinging in trees, potbelly and bombasa out? Don’t tell me this bishop has never told anyone to stop being childish, behavior and concentrate on the work at hand. No Zambian want any monkeying around when the price of mealie meal is hitting K120 in some places.

  27. Silly really. Bishop Banda, where were you when Pangas were used by Edgar Lungu at the PF convention in Kabwe in November 2014? Where were you when Chama insulted certain populations of the country? God is not with you when you carry out selective justice. How unpalatable is what HH said really? what about the unfair treatment of GBM by Lungu?
    You can not imprison everyone with carefully crafted @religious falsehoods”. Taking advantage of people’s fear of God is the most ungodly act, and often done by Pentecostal preachers. Traditional churches and the Roman Catholic (This does not include father Bwalya) are far more rational. What a yats!

  28. Very useless comment from this failed man of God. Please leave politics to politicians and concentrate on your calling if at all it is genuine. Don’t involve yourself in commenting on political statements because you will never be objective for people not to misunderstand you. You can comment on facts like stripping of women by PF carders, anything else will put you on firing squad like now. Anyway personally i have never regarded you as a genuine man of God because i know quite some of your behaviours from the 1990s at your Northmead church. Fake bishop.People are suffering in Zambia and then you bring this rubbish, who do you think suffering Zambians will vote for. If you stomach is full please note that it is not the same for your church members.

    • So called “Jay Jay” please don’t ask such philosophical questions. Haven’t you ever head of the word hypocrite in the Bible. I hope you can deduce now.

    • Have you heard of the word “contradictory” of your selfsame bible? C’mon then let’s quote bible verses from your “so called” holy book!!

    • @ jay jay

      Please, as much as you have right to be atheist and critical of religious worship, your rights are not more important that the rights of others which prefer to worship.
      Please let us practice mutual respect of others rights.

    • 2REP

      Would you call your Afrikan ancestors atheists, before the missionaries came and enslaved them just because they were not believers in the Quran or the Bible….You fail to understand that your culture has been in existence for thousands of years whereby Christianity is a mere 2000 years old. This is why studying about self is paramount to raise our consciousness especially in our children.

  29. Can any serious person listen to Joshua Banda? A month ago this man presented a budget of $10million to government for construction of a church in Lusaka.Unfortunately, these are the type of church leaders who have contributed to the kind of Zambia we have today. With all the violence and injustice that PF has caused on opposition and innocent people, where has this man been? Very unfortunate. This is what happens when you`ve church leaders who depend on donation from poor church goers to ear a living, now the man wants financial favors from government, he has to be seen to be talking on behalf of Lungu. That`s why I`ve respect for the Catholic, SDA and Salvation Army leaders..

    • You are right these small churches are just businessmen disguised as pastors. Wolves in sheep’s clothing.

  30. I THINK SOME COMENTS HERE AGAINST PASTOR JB ARE UNFAIR. HE WAS ASLED TO COMMENT ON ONE PARTICULAR ISSUE. THE STATEMENT BY HH THAT APPEARED IN THE POST NEWS PAPER. PERIOD. HE WAS NOT ASKED TO COMMENT ON ZESCO,CORRUPTION, FUEL SHORTAGE, M/MEAL PRICES ETC. HE WAS STICKING TO THE QUESTION.

  31. These political priests, do they even know what they are talking about. Sata was the worst when it came to crude jokes and the so called unpalatable language. Who elected him ba Pastor, Malawians?

  32. Exhumed to help Lungu with the faithfuls. Too late Bishop. Lungu is going and you can’t save him by condemning a speech that is not an insult. First of all the timing is wrong you should have chosen a more aggressive speech. Shockingly though women are being undressed on the streets by supporters of your friend and you say nothing. Hypocrisy???

  33. what is wrong with UPND cadres kanshi mwe Bantu, God help us with this breed of people! HH said in the Post that Edgar Lungu was childish for trying out those monkey bars at the new police houses. He said that President Lungu would turn State House into a play park. Being as uninformed as he is, HH and other useful idi.ots like Bishop Chihana, thought it was only Edgar Lungu who likes to be sociable.
    Well, in today’s Sunday Nation, right on the front page, is President Ian Khama of Botswana doing exactly the same at a similar function of opening a new project there. Yes go and look at the Nation again, the Botswana president is playing on monkey bars. You think it’s a fabrication as your Post does? Well, you can google it I’d.iot! Can HH now tell us if the Botswana State House has…

    • @Wise head:
      So in your big watermelon head, you think anything Khama is good enough for Lungu or any other leader to do! You have even lost your SOUL just for wanting to live in that AIDS infested and desert stricken in Botswana ! YOU ARE AN AR.SEWHORE – TO HELL WITH YOUR BOTSWANA IN YOUR AR.SE

  34. Well, in today’s Sunday Nation, right on the front page, is President Ian Khama of Botswana doing exactly the same at a similar function of opening a new project there. Yes go and look at the Nation again, the Botswana president is playing on monkey bars. You think it’s a fabrication as your Post does? Well, you can google it I’d.iot! Can HH now tell us if the Botswana State House has been turned into a play park? In the Post of yesterday, President Obama is enjoying a caliptso dance with a young lady, has he turned White House into a play park? Look here you GMO humans cum UPND cadres, if your leader cannot smile, it is his past to blame, Leave Lungu and Bishop Joshua Banda alone!

  35. The DNA of UPND cadres has probably been genetically modified by the ZIKA virus, for how else can we understand and explain their behavoiur of just ranting ranting ranting and ranting empty statements from head to toe? Sorry the empty rants start from head and the toes are just an empty chorus. Please ministry of Health do something for our colleagues before it spreads to other political parties.

    • @ Wise Head: You are Correct. President Ian Kharma wasnt in sports attire and also had his tammy out and black boxers seen. You are wise indeed!

    • @ Wise head:
      Actually you should be called FOOL.ISH HEAD! I think Khama and Botswana has penetrated your Ar.se! ALL you are thinking of Khama & Botswana – even forgotten about our beautiful country called Zambia! TO Hell with your Botswana – isn’t it because your PF Lungu has messed up our economy that you wished you were born a Tswana!
      You ugly PIG HEADED devil re-incarnate should leave us alone and keep dreaming about your Khama and Botswana! You scared little rat in the Tswana hole!!

  36. This Bishop is a let down, I wonder whether he is serving God genuinely. He made alot money during the Constitution process but we never heard sharing with the needy.
    Coming to the issue at hand, IAM extremely disappointed to hear this Bishop hallucinating and raising accusing finger on one HH.
    Why was he quiet when the entire PF cadres in copperbelt stormed the Ndola airport to block Miles Sampa?
    Where was this Bishop when Pf cadres stripped off naked the Upnd young lady at youth celebration?
    Where was this Bishop when PF cadres urinated in the mouth of a journalists from post newspaper in chipata?Where was this Bishop when PF cadres beat up post journalists in Lusaka?Where was this man when PF cadres shot at Upnd cadres in mulobezi?
    Ba Bishop ,Nga namwikuta bekalafye rather than…

  37. Bishop Banda can not decide for all Zambians. He is singing and dancing in blood money from Lungu. As Christians we have spiritual eyes, we are seeing. Bishop Banda will finish like his friend Frank Bwalya. Who has been appointing Banda to speak for the churches? he has been mediating in most PF cases and not other church leaders are invited because they can not be used like Bishop Banda. Shame! Bishop.

    • You do not know what the word spirituality means if you did you wouldn’t put in the selfsame sentence as Christianity…WAKE UP!!

    • @Meimatungu
      If he had spiritual eyes as he states he would surely know that religion is the refuge of the morally weak and the intellectually lazy…he would surely know that spirituality is above religion..we as a people didn’t need these religions, Afrika had something far higher than religion; Afrika has a Divine Spirituality.
      You do not know how great you are…you are sons and daughters of Kings and Queens!!

  38. @chisenga that’s why we are saying that swinging in trees, trying to monkey around at a time when we have fuel shortages, skyrocketing mealie meal prices, loadshedding, loans promised to marketeers not disbursed etc, that is childish, do you know why Obama can afford to tango it’s because he is doing fine economically and politically.

  39. Bishop, the August elections will be a chance for us to choose a better life or continue with poverty. PF has no capacity of improving the economy, if anything they have taken us back 25 years the state the country was in UNIP days.

  40. Bishop Banda is an EVIL MAN possessed by the CHIEF DEVIL! This is the same ka Bishop that wanted to facilitate state corruption with a scholarship for that POST Reporter!! This ka Bishop is inherently evil!
    Look at his RED EYES, and frail dried body mass!! The chap is SICK – he looks like someone with ZIKA and other serious diseases!! He should be called Bishop Devil Banda!!

  41. Bishop Banda is correct that bitter ***** of a regional party will not be voted in august. He will rot in opposition. Born to die in opposition

  42. The ‘Bishop’ did not clear Grade 12 at first sitting to term the word ‘childish’ as hate speech and unpalatable language. The “Bishop’ suffers from delusions of gandeur when he appears in public with bully bodyguards and sweeper cars!

  43. We
    are voting HH come Aug. 11,
    period!. NO Tribalism this time
    around. AS A CHRISTIAN IN A
    CHRISTIAN NATION, YOU SHOULD
    UNDERSTAND THAT DIVERSITY IS
    GOD’S PLEASURE WHETHER IN
    FORM OF SKIN COLOUR,
    LANGUAGE, TRIBE OR CONTINENT
    ETC. WHO ARE YOU TO REBUKE
    WHAT GOD CREATED IN HIS OWN
    PLEASURE?. And you call
    yourselves Christians, shame on
    you. THESE Wako ni Wako
    demagogues hiding in all forms of
    skins should not think they hold
    the keys to our future’s destiny.

  44. Bishop Banda has a point but its how economically he chooses to condemn other and completely fairs to condemn the same thing if its the PF that uses the very world HH used.
    I was so proud of how father Charles Chilinda of the catholic church condemned violence in the presence of ECL and GBM.
    As a clergy you really loose your respect if you are seen not to be different with cadres.
    Surely Bishop Banda the poor girl that was striped naked on youth day could have been one of your congregant, the poor girls painted in jets , the unfair use of the police the young man who was assaulted by the 3 polices officers in woodlands area. the insults kambwili uses at political rallies. the list is long. You are so compromised bishop. I used to admire you achievements as a pastor now am beginning to…

  45. POINT ON BUSA. SEE, I HAVE TRIED TO PUMP SOME SENSE IN HH’S THICK SKULL. ALAS THE NIGGA DOESN’T GET IT TOTALLY. YOU KNOW MMEMBE WITH HIS BITTERNESS TOO. YOU GET TWO HARD CORE SATANISTS SUPPORTING EACH OTHER YOU HAVE BLOOD SUCKERS TRYING TO REIGN OVER US. GOD FORBID. FYAKO!! BACK TO SENDER. THESE TWO ILLUMINATI MEMBERS WILL NEVER RULE THIS COUNTRY. HH’S BITTERNESS IS SO HEAVY THAT THE CHAP’S SHARP TONGUE MANIFESTS HIS LACK OF POLITICAL ECUMEN. HE IS DULL TOO, TO SAY THE LEAST. CAREFUL, HH HAS THE POTENTIAL TO PLUNGE THIS COUNTRY INTO TOTAL DISORDER.

  46. PF are in a state of political war not with Hichilemason but with the proprietors of the Post newspapers. Mmembe has decided to take PF on through the UPND; HH is a mere puppet, he no longer controls the UPND. Unlike Lungu, HH is now told what to say and who to appoint.

    • Lungu in control of what? Kwacha? Inflation? Corruption? Embezzlement? 1mbecility?

      Try to reflect before posting 1diotic comments.

  47. Mr Chilyata, so in your thinking you think that you have answered me? Answer the question brother. So now you think that every body should behave like HH, who is incapable of smiling among other bad traits? A sitting President should emulate HH, what kind of Thinking is that? That is the gist of the matter we were discussing, but in your misguided wisdom, you now think HH should be our role model? Who is HH to be our role model? For your information I find HH’s thinking quite childish and ignorant, his political wisdom unimaginative, and his boastfulness repugnant. He cannot be my role model, and I am pretty certain that many share my assessment of HH.

    • @Wise head:
      For ALL I care, you will choke to death and take your jealousy and envy for HH’s riches to your grave! After all it’s self inflicted!

  48. NORTHMEAD ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH
    PRESS STATEMENT (FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE)
    BISHOP DR JOSHUA H.K. BANDA DID NOT MAKE ANY STATEMENT AGAINST THE UPND AND HH

    The Daily Nation of Sunday 27th March 2016 ran a story which allegedly quoted Bishop Dr. Joshua H.K. Banda, the Overseer and /Senior Pastor of Northmead Assembly of God Church saying that “Zambians will not vote for UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema as Republican President if his strategy is to use unpalatable language, and hate speech against President Edgar Lungu…”. This story has since been reported by several online publications.

    While it is true that a named reporter at the Daily Nation interviewed Bishop Dr. Joshua H.K. Banda by phone on Saturday 26th March, 2016, the words as uttered by Bishop Banda in the said interview were…

  49. While it is true that a named reporter at the Daily Nation interviewed Bishop Dr. Joshua H.K. Banda by phone on Saturday 26th March, 2016, the words as uttered by Bishop Banda in the said interview were generic and meant to provide counsel to all political leaders, that using unpalatable language, hate speech and name calling will not help any political leader ascend to or retain the presidency.

    At no time were the words directed towards the UPND, its President or any other political party for that matter. Bishop Banda and indeed Northmead Assembly of God Church remain non-partisan and impartial in their engagement in national affairs. To that end, we wish to categorically state that the part of the story referring to the UPND and Mr. Hakainde Hichilema as reported by the Daily Nation…

  50. To that end, we wish to categorically state that the part of the story referring to the UPND and Mr. Hakainde Hichilema as reported by the Daily Nation and consequently, some on-line publications, is a misrepresentation of facts and therefore untrue. At no time in the interview did Dr. Banda refer to, President Hakainde or the UPND.

    We have since communicated to the Daily Nation and its Editor in Chief Mr. Richard Sakala to register our displeasure and disappointment. The Paper and its Editor in Chief have been magnanimous enough to admit this misrepresentation and agreed to retract applicable sections of the story and make the necessary correction at their earliest convenience.

  51. KAMBWIKS, look at the Sunday Post of yesterday. On the front the Post quoted Mr Davis Chama PF SG as having said that “only God can help PF to win the elections”. When you read the full story inside there is no where where the Post quotes Chama having said that. They quoted him verbatim but their own quotation dies not say what the headline states. They shamelessly twisted his statement. What I am advising you is not to develop high blood pressure with press reports, they may not have reported Bishop Banda fully fo you to make a proper judgement.
    As for me, I am compiling all the writings of the Post as in what the story was and what they concocted as headline. I will release this compilation at an appropriate time as part of my contributions to the campaign against the cartel as a…

  52. Bishop Banda is a disappointment. When has he ever condemned PF’S hate speeches that were put out by Kambwili and continue to be uttered by Bwalya. I think Bishop Banda has become too PF and political. It is worrying that our men of the cloth have become too political.

  53. Why does Emmanuel Mwamba keep changing names on social media? He is now Wise Head! It is very easy to detect its him!

  54. Mr. Kambwili has been vindicated. I have read all the comments from the cadres above and I am very disappointed with the reaction. Do we really need people who use unpalatable language, hate speech, and name calling to ascend to presidency? No wonder Mr. Kambwili said, even if Jesus Christ was to stand against their leader, they would still vote for their leader because Jesus Christ is not their tribal mate. How can one justify hate speech even if you consider your leader as a small god? The counsel by Bishop Banda is timely as we get into the election season. Careless speeches by political leaders can lead to civil unrest. For those of you who have insulted the Bishop internalise this Scripture, “Do not touch my anointed ones; do my prophets no harm.” (Psalm 105:15)

  55. 7 DE HAS COME OUT STRONGLY TO ATTACK THE MAN OF GOD WHO HAS JUST HAMMERED THE HEAD AND ALL VIOLENT FOLLOWERS ARE ATTACKING,INSULTING.
    NEXT WE SHALL HEAR BISHOP IS BEATEN IN SOUTHERN PROVINCE.
    THERE IS A VIOLENT SPIRIT GOING DOWN THERE GOD DELIVER ~
    THE VISIT BY THE PRESIDENT TO VATICAN AND KISSING THE POPE HAS ANGERED 7DE MORE TO CONTINUE WHERE MICHEAL LEFT.
    7DE HATES CATHOLIC/OTHER CHURCHES JUST AS UPND HATES PF
    CHURCHES WILL DO WHAT THEY CAN BUT WITHOUT 7DE GIVING IN WHICH THEY CANT SINCE IT IS A OLD BATTLE FROM EARLY CHURCHES.
    # SO ELECTIONS ARE BETWEEN CATHOLIC/OTHER CHURCHES VERS 7DE
    #LUAPULA,NP,MP,CBP,CP,LP,EP, VS NWP,WP SP
    THIS IS THE REAL SITUATION ON THE GROUND.DEBATE ON HOW TO SOLVE THIS NB 7DE PRETENDS NOT TO BE INVOLVED IN BUT THEY ARE IN…

  56. These fake men of God of our time, one could wonder their motive and where they truly stand. Especially this nation the so called christian nation with pastors like the one in question whose benchmark is only to amass physical wealth from ECL ? What message of salvation can this hypocrite deliver to mankind ? No wonder this nation is passing through very difficulty times in our history is because of such fake pastors and fake priests like ka fatherless Bwalya who are just there to hoodwink the president. Poverty at its best.

  57. A lady was undressed on the street, with No word from the bishop because it was done by his PF thugs.what a shame

  58. I have written here many times that, this insults from the UPND supporters insulting elders in the country will do you no good. What surprised me is that, Bembas were insulted from head to toes by the UPND. accusing them of taking development and all the national resources to the North. But today, i dont know whether its the same Bemba groupings that HH wants a vote from or its another tribe grouping from another planet. I dont see the reason to start insulting Bishop Banda. Am afraid, what wouldf become of UPND if zambians gave them the instruments of power to rule. BEMBA GROUPINGS…be forwaned..dont see UPND coming to you in Sheep skin….know that inside that skin is the crocodile that eats even the bones. Dont say you were not waned.

  59. Mr Chilyata, wrong again to assume that my family goes to bed hungry. Whether HH is rich or not is of no consequence to me and my family. Just enjoy his money with him, as for me I don’t want even a penny of his money whether ill gotten or not is immaterial. I am only interested in the welfare of the majority of our people and to ensure that the country does not allow itself to be victims of the cartel and its allies which now includes HH, sadly.

  60. Do you know how to get on the nerves of UPND cadres? It’s a simple trick which works Everytime and ALL the time without fail. They know the trick but they never fail to be victims of the trick. Its simple, just say anything suggesting that UpND can or will lose the election, and they will come on you with all sorts of insults. The key words are “UPND, losing election”. I hear that a UPND cadre once hacked the PC he was using in the Internet cafe with a panga. Have a laugh guys, but in all honesty that is a UpND cadre for you!

  61. You will know them by there what????? Jesus is the only Judge not man who eats nshima like me.bo Banda lets ask Gods hply spirit to guide us.God bless Zambia. And when God says yes NO ONE WILL SAY NO.GOD BLESS YOU BO BSHOP BANDA LET HIM GUIDE YOU . GOOD DAY.

  62. @2REP THE PAIN IS HAS BEEN FELT AND I CAN MESSURE IT FROM THE PRIMITIVE WAY OF RESPONSE INDICATING THAT A DEVIL AS RESPONDED AS USUAL THRU VIOLENT INSULTS JUST LIKE HON HYENA HH RESPONDS TO ECL.
    *YOU NEVER THIS ZED UNTIL THIS DEVIL LEAVES THAT PARTY WE WANT FRESH LEADERS BUT NOT F**LS LIKE YOU FULL OF INSULTS AND ALWAYS WITH PANGAS IN YOUR HANDS.
    #7DE DOES NOT JESUS AND JESUS IS LOVE MEANING IF YOU DO NOT GO HIM THEN YOU ARE A DEVIL.
    NO LOVE THEN YOU ARE A KILLER.
    ~~CHURCH AVOID POLITICS WE KNOW YOU ARE INVOLVED
    ~~AVOID MONEY FROM POLITICIAN ITS DIRTY CASH /CHIEFS INCLUDED COLLECT AFTER ELECTIONS NOW WE ARE IN THE D ZONE

  63. The Biggest Problem is that Bishop Banda Himself is a Big Shop instead of a bishop.
    let me try to teach him qualifications of a Bishop:
    1 Timothy 3:2-12 -King James Version (KJV)

    2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
    3 Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;
    4 One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;
    5 (For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)
    6 Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil.
    7 Moreover he must have a good report of them which are without; lest he fall into reproach and…

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