Lungu’s failure to accept political tension has resulted in strict measures NAREP

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President Lungu addresses journalists at State House

The opposition National Restoration Party (NAREP) says had President Edgar Lungu recognized and acknowledged that there was political tension in the country the situation could have been diffused in time.

NAREP Spokesperson Bwalya Nondo has told QTV News that his party even wrote letters to President Lungu and the UPND asking the two parties to come to terms with what was prevailing in the country.

Mr. Nondo noted that the Head of State has on several occasions refused to accept that there is political tension in the country.

He wondered why the President has now taken strict security measures if there is no tension in the country.

Mr Nondo says NAREP feels there is need for an urgent Political Indaba before things spiral out of control.

He states that avoiding dialogue or any other formidable form of engagement will not help resolve the political situation in the country

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    In the absence of tension still the head of state can put strict measures. He is been proactive that so. People write wills before they die. If a person writes a will doesn’t it mean he/she is going to die.

    I am following Mushota. I finished my Bachelor’s degree last week.

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      Well done Team Edgar on your academia

      I give no credence to NAREP. Who are they to be asking to giants to come togther be it whether that is a sound message or not, NAREP are nobodies

      I have a PhD

      Thanks

      BB2014,2016

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      “The best way to solve problems and to fight against war is through dialogue”.

      A quote by Malala Yousafzai (brainyquote)

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    These children don’t what dictatorship is. By any standards Mugabe is not anything compared to dictatorships sponsored by the USA. During Kissinger ‘s time as SoS dictatorship thrived in most South and Central America under Operation Condor sponsored by USA. Here in Africa Mobutu benefited too.

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    Team edgar have you ever seen a will written after death and we all die thats exactly why wills are written. Obviously the same phd as the malevolent mushota.

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      I am no Malevolent and have never ill wished anything bad on anyone Masala

      Deep down, I am just a seeker of justice and the Truth

      I am sorry you have the wrong end of the stick on who I really am.

      Have a great weekend

      Thanks

      BB2014,2016

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      Mushota get a life. Please tell Nick to get the job done so you can spend less time on LT making noise. Nick if you need you can always seek it but your lady from kaponya thinking and commenting

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    Lungu and the PF can not function in a democracy…….they steal and lie too much…..instead of concentrating on the economy and the 500,000 jobs lungu promised they concentrate on thuggery and allowing unemployed PF thugs to brutalise people…

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    The President is in denial, the Catholics advised him to use his position and strike a note of tolerance and promote an environment of dialogue, but he laughed and insulted them. They were allucinating according him. Now that the fire has been proven to be real, he he wants to use dictatorial methods. Sit down and reason, compromise and negotiate.

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      @7 Uwakwisano, COMPROMISE ON WHAT? Much as I think things COULD HAVE BEEN DIFFERENT HAD THE POLICE, OP and other security organs done their job to and end to this violence, I HAVE NOT SEEN ON WHAT ISSUES LUNGU NEEDED TO COMPROMISE?

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    Why is President Lungu so scared of sitting down with opponents. Did he actually win, if he did no worry or is there something he knows which Zambians don’t tell us so that we help you.

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      Because PF won the elections in seven out of ten regions Central, Lusaka, Luapula, Kopala, Muchinga, North and East and if you claim HH won how? Hallucinations? Weed?

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      Why should he sit with anyone. Never heard of Muhammad Ali sitting with Joe Frazier to discuss how he could accommodate him after a loss. HH lost period and if Narapists think they can short cut into government by “sitting ” with the government, they are insane. Even if the concourt had heard the case in full and Edgar won the case HH and his side kick GBM were going to continue protesting. There’s too much at stake for them and with time everyone will come to know what this is all about.

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    iT IS 50 + 1 AND LUNGU GOT IT.
    WHEN HAKAINYELA HEKA SAID PUBLICLY THAT THERE WAS GOING TO BE ARMAGEDDON IF HE LOST ELECTIONS, THE POLICE WERE SUPPOSED TO ACT, THERE AND THEN.

    ZAMBIA DOES NOT HAVE AN INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE, WHAT WE HAVE IS A SPECTATOR GENERAL OF POLICE, SO, AS LONG AS WE HAVE THAT KIND OF LEADER AT THE HELM, WE MIGHT AS WELL FORGET ABOUT ARRESTING THE PEOPLE WHO WISH THE WORST FOR THIS COUNTRY.

    NALIKWEBELE TABULAPO: THE PRESIDENT MUST WORK ON THE POLICE NOW, OR ELSE

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    @8.1
    Seven out of ten and three out of ten but with minute difference , then there was poor performance with one who had 7/10

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    All opposition parties in Zambia are a joke! They think at Under Five Card Clinic level! They have no substance to articulate and they are a let down lot! Lord have mercy! Mushota is right! A Grade VII Certificate is not good enough to make you form a party! Please obtain PhDs, like Mushota! You will become better thinkers! Under five card diarrhea of the mind will be a thing of the past.

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    let me ask nondo wat tension have you been talking abt ,wat i know is pipo like nondo and others have been advocating for this because of the hate you have for lungu and pf ,even wen sata was alive may is soul rest in peace wat was on social media ?is this wat you call checks and balance ,you shud know well there is a grz in place just accept and wait 2021 is near you guys you dont love your country thats why .dialog yes but on wat agenda ?

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    What you see as a politician worth being a republican President is just another obstacle in the middle of a highway in other people’s eyes. In this case the majority said Yes to ECL. That is the one they want at least for the current 5 years.

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