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I have been invited to be 2021 Presidential candidate for the newly formed DP party-Kalaba

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Mr Kalaba held talks with Paramount Chief Mpezeni of the Ngoni people at his palace.
Mr Kalaba held talks with Paramount Chief Mpezeni of the Ngoni people at his palace.

Ruling PF Bahati Member of Parliament Harry Kalaba has described the forth coming 2021 general elections as a game changer for the Zambian scene.

And Mr. Kalaba has disclosed that the newly formed Democratic Party (DP) has formally written to him asking if he can contest on its ticket as presidential candidate in 2021.

In an exclusive interview with Feel Free in Chipata, Mr. Kalaba has indicated that he has formally received an invitation letter from the DP, stating that he currently studying their request, saying it would an honour to serve the DP.

And Mr. Kalaba has said that he will not be distracted by people who are talking about him after resigning as minister, saying his focus is to serve the people of Bahati.

Meanwhile, Mr Kalaba held talks with Paramount Chief Mpezeni of the Ngoni people at his palace.

107 COMMENTS

    • Don’t overate yourself kalaba even membe thinks he can be president.
      That crook of a paramount thief you are talking to is a double dealer who will chew your money!

    • I think he is overrating himself, I am saying this and we come from the same province

      He is not what he thinks he is.

      I bet he is regretting resigning from his ministerial post now.

      Like Sampa, he thinks he good enough to force himself at plot no 1.

      Delussional

      Thanks

      BB2014,2016

    • The election of ECL well known of having stolen from a widow lowered the bar and the scramble is due to realization that as president within a year one becomes a mega millionaire and investor!

    • HAHAHAHA NKIKIKIKIKI NKUKUKUKU! EYA!
      “””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””‘””””””””
      Fellaz hail bwana HK, the aspiring DP 2021 presidential candidate. Look at him, political miscalculator. HK president? really?
      You gotta be kiddin’ me.

    • Ask him to tell you when Mulenga Sata is! So every political d@g in Zambia thinks they are presidential material!

    • The assumption made is that ECL will not be legible to contest 2021, then you have the likes of SAMPA, CK HH, Kalaba, Amos(:-)), ….the list will be long and will be interesting.

    • In the recent past, Zambians have been voting for such characters. I would put a small bet on him. Next zambian president Tutwa Ngulube, mark my words.

    • Kalaba has unhealthy ties with delusional “happy clappy” preachers such as Bushiri and TB Joshua. He thinks they perform miracles that can make Zambia rich. But you can’t stop a citizen aspiring. His leadership of the foreign ministry was low impact and included blunders such as asking Jordan to export oil to Zambia (Jordan has no oil wells!). This tells you that Kalaba met the Jordanian diplomat without studying the file on Jordan in the Middle East section of his ministry. He was talking about economic diplomacy but has no clue that a small, land-locked economy which is no country’s leading trading partner cannot influence things in international trade and is a mere taker of trade rules made by others. Economic diplomacy was made after WW2 and was crafted in Chatham House and the…

    • @Enka. …you think the guy is anticorruption? Think again. The guy is stinking rich from those unnecessary trips he used to arrange for the president. He defended them with all his might. Don’t be cheated.

    • You mean at Chief Mupezi’s place there cannot be some samba grass? And that wall fence is poorly done with no plastering finishing. Sad..!

    • Boring ….. Kalaba is becoming again part of the usual Zambian politics the very thing he was initially trying to avoid or at least pretend to.

    • Ba Chipata your are kangwangalas, how do u allow your chief on a plastic chair sure. Ekupwa uku nomba bane my dear tribal cousins

    • I truly reckon he is better than ECL+Bo Inonge; HH/GBM; if Zambians can for once lock in divinity this is the man.

      All he needs is proper mature and focused advisers to help him be a president.
      For sure ECL and HH are just the same if not the latter being worse.

    • Well if Chakolwa Lungu can be a president, why not everyone else? Dreaming isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

      Problem is majority of voters can’t see through some of these dreamers who are only motivated by their egos and selfish interests. That is the sad part.

    • Trust me the bar has been set so low for State House since Lazy stepped in…even a School leaver call boy can be President in Zambia there is no accountability to host a press conference….I blame Old man Sata for this even he was a mistake.

  1. He has been duped by a fake prophet that he shall be president of Zambia.
    That “man Of God”has been making the same prophesy to lots of individuals.
    Lets wait and see

    • The same thing the Americans said by Ayatollah, who made Shah of Iran to run for his life and since then Iran is ruled by Ayatollah and Imams.

      Allah is great.

      Kalaba will be a good president

    • DP it is Dead Party, if HK hé was mutured hé would wait in PF, cause hé can only be a président of zambia if hé stand on PF ticket, m’y words to HK is that start down with ECL, so that hé can indz you as 2021 général election president at PF ticket Without that forget being à president in zambia and your runmet be Félix mutati By this you can win take m’y words

    • Baleyisa just cool it; you paint the whole Luanshya for a by-election and get 200 votes? Be real bane, and call it Rigging eh?

      Ba UPND if you can be thumped by PF at its lowest where is your support?

  2. Kalaba just leave the PF now that your Party has been registered. You caused so much confusion in the PF when you sponsored your relative Chabi and decampaigned Davies Mwila, that was gross indiscipline. Your heart left PF long ago so why do you want to stick around like Kambwili has done? This isn’t being clever, it’s stupidity and cowardice, be a man and leave PF now

    • Can only happened in Zambia where we amend constitution blamely without closing these loop holes…before we had a problem with by- elections now we have a problem with people with no integrity simply in it for eating and safety.

  3. I feel sad when I see people like Kalaba resign and decide to form a party on his own. Kalaba is a man of integrity and can make a good President, unfortunately, Zambian politics does not work like that. Zambian politics favours the likes of Kamwili, Michael Sata and Frederick Chiluba who understand the language of the street. It is for this same reason HH has struggled to gain national support.

    • You are the selfsame chaps who will say the madame minister of religion is a woman of integrity 2 years from now when she is there watching thieves loot with impunity…

  4. Am amazed. Why do people trouble their souls? Kalaba is just like any Tonga chap standing in Southern Province on UPND. As long as you are Tonga and standing on UPND people vote with eyes closed on the blood symbol.

  5. Kwena nangu tapasoswa, ba Harry muliko fast!!!! Yes your soberness seems good compared with these faintists and others. like Ayatollah, Zambian politics have evolved now. It is not JUST by forming a party one can be a president. Sometimes patience is good.

  6. Sata never went about hiding his ambitions. Once FTJ dribbled him for LPM, he immediately resigned, formed PF and stood in the same year 2001. That is being a man. Believing in your dreams! Go on Kalaba. And we will have another Miles Sampa!

    • He immediately resigned, true that. Kalaba is a poor character. According to magande’s definition of poverty, you are poor in the area of your lacking. Clinging to a mere MP position speaks volumes in metric standards. Gratuity atishani? Insoni ebuntu.

    • SATA WAS CHARISMATIC. AND USED TO APPEAL PERSUASIVELY TO PEOPLES CONSCIENCES. HE ROSE STEADILY THROUGH THE RANKS FROM THE LOWEST PARTY STRUCTURES ACQUIRING IMPECABLE EXPERIENCE.

    • Kalaba doesn’t want to lose his gratuity because any by election can be unpredictable. So does that mean he’s a man of integrity? An honest person can forego emoluments not Ukupepa ubufi at I will consult the people. Don’t be cheated.

  7. A party is formed without a leader and then its starts to window shop for a president pa salaula. It seems the truth is missing here. By hiding the truth, you cannot be trusted to lead this country. Give me another example of a country were such nonsense happens or has happened before.

    • And if that hired leader does not live up to the party’s expectations, they fire him in the middle of his tenure. Crooked operations. Nauseating.

    • YOU REFUSE HIM TO REGISTER ZAMBIAN DEMOCRATS PARTY, DO NOT COMPLAIN – IT IS 10 – 0 FOR ECL AND KAMPYONGO

      AS FOR HH + CREW KEEP ON CHASING THE WIND

      KALABA IS YOUTHFUL AND RATHER CLEAN – NO INSULTS HERE THATS WHAT ZAMBIANS WANT; A PERSON THEY CAN TRUST NOT THIEF/SATANIST/MASONIC ETC

  8. Fake pastor Bushiri from Malawi now hiding in SA has really duped Harry Kalaba.HK bought that crook a Range Rover then a nigga lied to Kalaba that he will be Zambia’s next president after ECL in 2021-kekekekekeke!!Harry Kalaba has lost it competely!!Hope Zambians are seeing what I always tell them here that most of these politicians just fight for plot one so that they can enrich themselves!!!
    HARRY KALABA CANNOT WIN IN 2021 NOT EVEN IN 2026!!HE IS JUST WASTING IS STOLEN MONEY!!He will end up like Miles Sampa!!!The opposition parties keep on spliting votes for themselves and that favours PF!!!
    Anyway,good luck and see you in 2021!!

    • Do you honestly think a businessman like that pastor who gets tax free income from docile masses every week can be won over with a mere vehicle…the only thing Bushiri would want from HK is access to you dull docile masses to come to his shows so he can bleed you whilst you dance and shout amen!!

    • People you are Missing wisdom hère, if a man of God tells you that you will be a président, dont move out from your position were you are,,it true that HK you can be a président but not out of PF, that true, this is want makes Nevers mumba to be crying today,

  9. Why not join existing parties. Why can’t we have it like in USA or UK. If you are not PF then be UPND simple. So that if PF fails we put UPND and vise versa. If Mr Kalaba no longer agrees with PF way of doing things there’s already a party that holds his view and that’s UPND. Why not join them and strengthen opposition. You can’t agree with ECL, You don’t think HH is good enough to lead you, you don’t trust The Consultant, you don’t agree with the Socialist parties,who will you trust? All these people including the Kambwilis, Mmembes and the like should call for an opposition parties indaba and join UPND on condition that they call for a national convention to a presidential candidate for 2021.Not everyone who feels presidential forms a party.

  10. PF being given the presidency in 2021 on a silver platter. How many little parties have mushroomed over the last two weeks to last year. Not only that someone of them are even putting amauleee as MP candidates, then there is the soviet union cuba socialist Mmembes, sure pa Zed kikikikiki.

  11. As useress as HH! The real reason he left is being revealed! Scott had the same ambition! And so was Mulenga and the other Matero MP guy! Where are they now? When you are put as foreign minister think as a servant of the people not about wishing to usurp power, even though no one stops anyone to wanting to be president! Wait until you have demonstrated leadership and people vouch for you! Now you will join the club of a six-time loser!

  12. A lazy bum polygamist father produced a lazy bum child who spends all his time on the computer bullying and as a hooligan for a tribal grouping!

  13. THUS THE WAY TO GO EVERY LONG JOURNEY STARTS WITH MILE ,I WILL STAND ON DP TICKET IN 2021 AND BE THE FIRST MP

  14. H.K, h.h, etc all h’something in Zambia totally useless. One of the h’s has been rejected in Zambia five or six times now after he sneaked into politics on a tribal seat disguised as “economic manager”. That only fooled his tribesmates but not Zambians and left him standing on one lame leg which is also in a plaster of now.

  15. H.K, h.h, etc all h’something in Zambia totally useless. One of the h’s has been rejected in Zambia five or six times now after he sneaked into politics on a tribal seat disguised as “economic manager”. That only fo.oled his tribesmates but not Zambians and left him standing on one lame leg which is also wrapped in a plaster of paris now.

    • HH IS MASONIC AND HEARTLESS WHILE HK IS HEARTFUL AND SIMPLE SON OF THE SOIL; A DEVOTE CHRISTIAN, TRACEABLE BACKGROUND NOT MALAWI, OR ANGOLA YABA

  16. H.h set the precedent for any fool to think that he can be President of Zambia. By getting tribesmates raising the “hand” enmasse, other pretenders have followed and why not? If h.h can be presidential candidate why not h.k, ck, gbm, ms and ms, fm, nm, mm, the whole list of empty heads. H.h has failed to learn simple facts:
    1. that Zambia has 73 tribes
    2. that Zambians and only Zambians will at all material times choose who will be their President for the next five years, no matter their background
    3. Zambians’ choice of best candidate at a given time has nothing to do with how many cows or fishing nets or milling plants one owns.
    4. Humility is a major factor
    5. Patriotism is another, raising the Zambian flag high even and especially when you are abroad.

    Munzanu h.h analila…

  17. H.h set the precedent for any fo.ol to think that he can be President of Zambia. By getting tribesmates raising the “hand” enmasse, h.h thought he can land in State House, and all manner of other pretenders and f.ools have followed and why not? Reasoning is If h.h can be presidential candidate why not h.k, ck, gbm, ms and ms, fm, nm, mm, the whole list of empty heads. But they forget that H.h has failed to learn simple facts:
    1. that Zambia has 73 tribes
    2. that Zambians and only Zambians will at all material times choose who will be their President for the next five years, no matter their background
    3. Zambians’ choice of best candidate at a given time has nothing to do with how many cows or fishing nets or milling plants one owns.
    4. Humility is a major factor
    5. Patriotism is…

    • HH IS MAZOKA’S SON FROM MAZOKA’S STEP MOTHER; HE IS ACTUALLY MAZOKA’S HALF BROTHER AND SON – THINK THROUGH THIS CAREFULLY

  18. Contd…
    They forget that H.h has failed to learn simple facts:
    1. that Zambia has 73 tribes
    2. that Zambians and only Zambians will at all material times choose who will be their President for the next five years, no matter their background
    3. Zambians’ choice of best candidate at a given time has nothing to do with how many cows or fishing nets or milling plants one owns.
    4. Humility is a major factor
    5. Patriotism is another, raising the Zambian flag high even and especially when you are abroad.

    Munzanu h.h analila filamba namanje osayuma mu menso akali kulila, ndiponso azalila nafuti nafuti kuja ku Lafarge kuli Chamene.

  19. I have lost track of the number and names of Zambian political parties..is DP same as the Kambwili party.. sorry I forgot the name of Kambwili and Musenge party…even the name of Mmembe party…apologies comrades may be someone can educate me on the names of political parties before I comment….

  20. Harry Kalaba as foreign minister did not even know how the world is controlled by Chatham House and the Council on Foreign Relations, think tanks that were established in the 1920s and formed the League of Nations and when that failed, the UN which later wrote the rules of international diplomacy and created the World Bank and the IMF and wrote their charters. They decide who heads these organs. That is how the world is controlled. The trade rules are set by the big powers and a small country has no business talking about economic diplomacy. That is being uppity.

    • DON’T WORRY IT IS MEMORING ECONOMIC SENTENCES LIKE PRIVATISATION HH WHICH MAKES A LEADER NOR MASONIC/HOMOSEXUAL ASSOCIATIONS CHALLATONS

  21. #9 Titus Musankwa , “It is for this same reason HH has struggled to gain national support.”

    There is more to h.h’s political failure than just that. He is a product of tribalism and espouses the doctrine of tribalism. The trouble with h.h is that Zambians understand what he really stands for even though he says the opposite in public. He says one thing publicly, economy human rights blah blah, in private he is sponsored by tribalists which in the Zambian context is obnoxious distasteful shameful almost like a husband being caught by the wife with used condoms. Remember the “economic manager” mantra in h.h’s early days? Well they have now abandoned it and attempted a more direct approach with His Lowness Chieftainess Mukuni leading the way and even threatening to bewitch Zambians…

  22. ……Remember the “economic manager” mantra in h.h’s early days? Well they have now abandoned it and attempted a more direct approach with His Lowness Chieftainess Mukuni leading the way and even threatening to bewitch Zambians if they don’t play ball. Mr h.h himself has been reduced to something that you cannot distinguish from a common kaponya or party cadre, he is basically an anarchist but for some reason expects Zambians to put him in office instead of one of them, Edgar Chagwa Lungu.

    • THIS ECONOMIC MANAGER CAN ONLY MANAGE HIS PLUNDERED WEALTH NOT OUR COUNTRY; OR HE WISHES TO MANAGE IT ON BEHALF OF HIS PAY MASTERS ANGLO-AMERICAN AFTER DELIVERING A TITLE DEED OF OUR GREAT COUNTRY

  23. By the way what is the latest on the Lafarge by election? How is Chamene doing with her “campaign managers”? When I look at the upnd campaign pictures I see more salivating than commitment!!

  24. Ati you have been invited? This is your party please don’t disgrace us by telling lies. Patience pays….suppose Lungu doesn’t stand in 2021 and there’s a convention to elect PF candidate are you going to attend that convention ?

    • BECAUSE HE DID NOT SPLASH MONEY TO THIS EVER NEEDY CHIEF, EVEN KZ CAN BE GIVEN RED CARPET HERE AS MONEY SPEAKS.

      HH/GBM HAVE BEEN BUYING SUCH PURPORTED LANDMARK WELCOME AND HARVESTS NOTHING IN SUCCESSIVE ELECTIONS.

      KALABA PAY ATTENTION TO THE SUFFERING PEOPLE NOT RED FAKE CARPETS

  25. @ 12.2 Chisanga. what experience did sata have ?. Overnominating pipo and overdeclaring districts amidst no resources to develop them ?. Foolish eulogizing.

  26. Politicians overrate themselves too much because of the likes and calibre of the current president. Every Member of Parliament hallucinates that they are famous and can simply be president. It is very strange but good for democracy. How I wish Kalaba can simply man up and resign from the parliament and recontest the seat on a different party. That way he would know where his chance of running for the presidency lay. All the best though!

  27. Invited?? What philosophy is there? You only accept an invitation if it conforms to your ideals and philosophy, no?? My take, Kalaba’s ideology is: REMOVE LUNGU FROM PLOT 1 AT ALL COSTS, AFTER THAT, VIZAISOVA!! Really????

    • WAIT, AND HOLD YOUR EXTINGUISHED FIRE MZEE – HE IS STUDYING THE INVITATION LETTER FROM DP

      MWISAKAMINWA AMENSHI BANE, HOLD IT – NO NEED TO PANIC; HE IS STILL BAHATI MP PERIOD.
      MMEMBE SWIPE WYNTER ATA SE

  28. Who I fooling who?Kalaba , the invitation nonsense has completely eroded even the little respect I had for you.You don’t have any integrity atall.You must be ashamed

  29. Who Is fooling who?Kalaba , the invitation nonsense has completely eroded even the little respect I had for you.You don’t have any integrity atall.You must be ashamed

  30. My dear country men why can’t we dweel on productive issues instead of being a PHD nation.For a change let is brainstorm on real issues like how
    Zambia can tackle the global crisis of youith unemployment the widespread poverty the vitamin A in our sugar and many clinics performing illegal abortions countrywide our land being sold to foreigners etched
    Leave Kalaba and Mpezeni alone. There more important issues in Zambia to discuss
    .

    • You are talking to a brick wall. Zambians are a lazy lot. They specialize in lazy politics, accusing successful foreigners as if the foreigners have stopped anyone from conducting business. They even accuse their own of being foreigners when these people achieve what they’ve failed to achieve.

  31. Ba Dr Kambwili’s NDC supporting a political party that is tribal and using other tribes to ascend to power=shame!

    Lungu is playing monkey trick mismanaging the country’s economy= Shame!

    Every day, small political parties are being formed by selfish individuals with ill intentions=Shame!

    Foreigners are being treated like kings and queens whilst Zambians are being mistreated and suffering= Shame!

    Zambia despite being rich in mineral resources but civil servants continues being taxed and receiving peanuts as salaries=Shame! Retiree are dying before receiving their terminal benefits. due to irresponsible governance.

    If Mr Koswe Mumpoto want to win the 2021 general elections, he should first of all show Love to Zambians and not bu chakolwa!

    Thank you!

    Stop forming tuntemba…

  32. Okay, now he shows his hand as anticipated.

    Kalaba was the consummate Senior Civil Servant, and a patient in-Party game to get to the 1st position would have taken 2 lifetimes. Unfortunately it takes a while to establish a political presence enough to win a Presidential election. Better start at the next election than!

  33. Bwana HK don’t fool people by hiding in that your so called invitation you have received from Dp,just tell us the truth that you have formed that political party and that you don’t want to loose your gratuity.i think you are not being honest and it’s difficult to trust you.

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