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Lusaka Province Minister , Bowman Lusambo with his acting Lusaka Province Permanent Secretary, Edith Muwana during a press briefing at his office
Lusaka Province Minister , Bowman Lusambo with his acting Lusaka Province Permanent Secretary, Edith Muwana during a press briefing at his office

Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo has charged that utterances by UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema that the Electoral Commission of Zambia is plotting to rig the 2021 elections is a sign of desperation.

In a statement released in Lusaka, Mr Lusambo urged Mr Hichilema to desist from attacking governance institutions such as the ECZ.

He charged that the ECZ has attained high levels of credibility in the manner it has managed elections since independence.

“Hakainde Hichilema’s latest attacks on the Electoral Commission of Zambia and its Chairperson Justice Essau Chulu is another misdirected attempt at making himself politically relevant,” Mr Lusambo said.

“His allegations that the ECZ wants to rig an election which is two years away can only come from a man who is a desperate loose cannon sensing a 6th successive defeat,” he said.

“To begin with, Hakainde’s allegations lack basis because every Zambian knows that the same ECZ that Hakainde is attacking today has conducted very successful elections through out our country’s history.”

“It was the same ECZ that managed a tense election in 1991 that saw MMD defeat a more robust UNIP. It was the same ECZ that managed the hotly contested 2011 election that saw the PF defeat a well oiled MMD machinery which was at its peak.”

He added, “The same ECZ that Hakainde chooses to vilify today has managed countless by-elections which has seen the UPND emerge victorious. Not too long ago, the same ECZ Hakainde is maligning today managed the Sesheke and Katuba by elections and the UPND won those elections and because his party won, Hakainde never accused the ECZ of working with the PF.”

Mr Lusambo said all right thinking Zambians should simply dismiss Hakainde’s rantings as mere lamentations of a privatization criminal who lacks the basic understanding of politics.

“Hakainde is that player who enters the pitch knowing that he has already lost the match. To save face, he starts blaming the Referee. Let it be known that the ECZ is an independent institution which is key for the growth of our young democracy.”

Mr Lusambo added ,”As a leader of a political party, Hakainde should be working towards making recommendations on how we can strengthen our democratic institutions and not assaulting their integrity and characters of the men and women who have agreed to serve the nation in these institutions.”

Mr Lusambo has since warned Mr Hichilema to stop promoting violence with his careless outbursts.

“let me warm Hakainde that the chaos that he is fanning will not be tolerated. Zambians are peace loving people who cherish the tranquility that the country has been renowned for.”

“Any attempts by Hakainde and his cult members to disrupt this peace will be dealt with severely. As Lusaka Province Minister, I send a strong warning to Hakainde to behave himself, grow up and allow democracy to speak. It’s Zambians who choose their leaders and not the ECZ and since 2015, Zambians have been choosing President Edgar Chagwa Lungu because they are not ready to vote for leaders who are childish, who can mortgage the country to the highest bidder and who will introduce same sex relationships and cult politics.”

75 COMMENTS

  1. They were managed by people not appointed by PF who you can sack and control with starvation threats LOL. There truly were people of integrity then but know its you riff raffs.

    You have to be sacked to be investigated otherwise a protected species. look at kasolo. Now it comes out he was abusing funds. You’re not doing yourselves good PF and people are seeing. They will believe anybody now.

    Even you when you are sacked or no more. ACC DEC and every police faction will be one you Bowman. Its the precedence you setting. Look up the word Precedence please.

    Thanks. You still have time to change

    • Take him to court if you think he is a “privatization thief”. What have you been waiting for all this time? Sorry no one will buy this rhetoric anymore HH’s time to lead Zambia has finally come. PF kuya bebele

    • Huge point from Lusambo.
      Lusambo sounds more mature than h².
      Aging h² talekota bwino.
      He is becoming more dull, incisive and equivalent to persona non grata.
      1 year 8 months still having chilling waves down his spine. He loses elections before they are held. The tribal tribadist really needs to grow up. But leave him where he is, perhaps when he matures up, he would lead. I like him the u5 he is.

    • And when PF bandits are out of office you will see criminal Lusambo looking for work in UPND….95% of PF bandits will join UPND because they can’t survive outside Politics…..African Politics of the belly…and more looting and corruption will continue

    • Nomba imwe ba PF, how do you expect hungry Zambians to go to the polling station and vote for you? Ok, ask yourselves this same question

    • What is wrong with desperation, get to school MMD die hard thug. You are a foreigner in that party and trying very hard to fit in. People fought for the party when you were busy harassing eldery people. We are looking for a desperate person, it then means he understands urgency

    • Another barking d…g, Whuuf…Whuuuf….Whuuf, I wonder who is still listening to that privatization song. You are better off applying for the 3-bedroomed house than spewing out this garbage

  2. Yes HH is desperate for power so are you desperate to stay in power. Ultimately WE the people shall decide!!
    No amount of rigging shall sway the vote!! The wining gap will be very evident exactly like Zesco shows as difference between night & day! mwanya!!

  3. Of course HH is desperate for power otherwise what’s the point of being a politician? HH is desperate for power because he has seen how Zambians have suffered under PF leadership and he has solutions. Just start preparing your selves PF kuya bebele come 2021.

  4. Somebody in Government until recently said he used to manage national elections in 2015 and 2016 for the party to win the elections. He is former adviser to the president. What did he mean by these statements? Maybe these are the basis by which HH is warning the electoral commission and the judiciary. Then HH maybe right, constitutional officers need to men and women of integrity who are free from manipulation.

  5. “….same ECZ that managed a tense election in 1991 that saw MMD defeat a more robust UNIP…..”

    Yaba, this cader is du.ll……

    And to think you have a minister this thick is why the country is doomed

  6. Bowman, why are you and your fellow PF elites getting frantic about HH talking about ECZ. Your angry reaction suggests you guys might be guilty or you plan on forcing ECZ to rig for you. We expect a response from ECZ, not you who is going to be a participant like HH. The last elections were full of so many irregularities and flaws that ECZ never fixed or addressed. The way you guys have captured every government institution, people have the right to question the integrity of these institutions. We no longer have Zambian police or courts but PF police and courts. The ACC is even more toothless than these American senior citizens

  7. you shut up borrow-man. you think Lusaka is yours? Just keep on bootlicking as it seems its your specialist. your cluesless leader has lost control hence his continued miss pronouncements or misinterpretation of the law no wonder he failed as a lawyer.

  8. With ministers of his calibre who without shame exhibit their shallowness, there can be no hope for this country. There is politicking and politicking, but this kind of thinking is utter baloney!! We need to rid ourselves of this crop of low level thieves misdirecting affairs of this country. Leading a nation is serious business, but these clowns make it a joke. No substance whatsoever in what he is saying. He does not even have the decency to present the mediocrity under some veil, its there to see by all! (does he even know the different – properly dim!!). And the boss presides over this rot? How can we mark among nations with clueless chaps like this in the lead?

  9. Facts about HH losing 2021 GENERAL ELECTIONS;

    Anglo American will STOP funding UPND

    His business conglomerates might dwindle for good.

    Losing 2021 mark end of his political journey

    Funds sponsored to NGOs shall be lose absolutely.

    Tonga Empire will diminish in the hands of bembas and

    easterners the tribes he call CORRUPT.

    UPND will be finished completely.

  10. HH desparate?? How so true! Like so many Zambians who want normal lives, a functioning government, a government system that looks after citizens, a people whose lives have been stripped of dignity become desperate and yes you should be filled with fear of HH!

  11. DO YOU EVEN KNOW THE DEFINITION OF DESPERATE?, WHO IS DESPERATE BETWEEN A PERSON THAT PROFESSES TO LICK CHAWAMA BOOTS AND ONE WHO DOES NOT?, KINDLY ANSWER THIS QUESTION CLEARLY.

  12. Dont even waste time talking about this Freemanson,gay he is gona loose again what is he afraid of? Why honestly attack ECZ today?Wina aza loza again. Power belongs to God and politics are for the grown ups and not for infants.HH is loosing bwana Lusambo, I am telling you Zambia is bigger than HH.

  13. One day you will defend your self against every word you vomit against innocent HH. Mark my words.

    Your effort right now is to fix the economy you have destroyed and leave HH out of it

  14. Lusambo and Jon@ have kicked the economy of Zambia down the cliff of the Muchinga escapements through their reckless borrowing which will go on affecting Zambia’s future generations for over one hundred years .The level of stealing and corruptions is unprecedented under Jon@ .Look at Lusambo’s wealth for instance .He has amassed so much that he can even offer free mealie meal to the poor worth millions of Kwachas which he did’nt have when he was an MMD thug. This has only happened within a short period that he has been a rubbish Minister and a tw@t.

  15. Sure bro HH cant win any election in Zambia and there are so many reasons to give,firstly he as lost for six times and secondly he as no proper manifesto to give to Zambia.

  16. Take this full to school first. Dubai is a city, not a country please. No objectivity in boot lickers. PF is more desperate than HH, so what are you talking about. Get back to your late MMD zwaa

  17. But Lusambo also, every day every day ni verbal diarrhea ukunya chinyenyenye all over the place stinking the nation out!

  18. This Lusambo guy is very dall, even his English which is a measure of ones aptitude in this part of the world can tell. Let him be advised that its not HH who is desperate but it is Zambians who are not corrupt who are desperate for HH to come and sort out mealie meal prices, exchange rate, inflation, reserves,unemployment, corruption and student meal allowances which the MMD where Lusambo was a thug did quite well. So don’t mislead yourself Bowman

  19. I know you have not been to school but desperation is not an offence so HH is very much within his right to be desperate, Zambians are thanking him for being desperate in trying to come and sort out the mess, it means he understands the urgency of the issue. The rot is just too much, all the economic indicators of the country are negative

  20. If HH talks about ECZ, It is ECZ to respond. Is there no orientation in this government? Isnt Chanda Kasolo a lesson enough. Anyway the difference is that you can tell that atleast Kasolo has been to school. The bootlicker is trying to fit in, trying to be more PF than the owners. If HH is desperate, we are very okay with it, palibe na issue apa. Issue is mealie meal price, exchange rate, no student meal allowance, reserves gone, black listed by ADB, Inflation in the skies(somebody please explain to Bowman what inflation is), fuel prices, electricity tariffs – we want solutions please and not always talking about HH, Is HH the problem iwe, ala

  21. Every politician is desperate for power hence we see all these machinations from the ruling pamafi and the opposition. Yes the PF do not like HH because he is always exposing their wrong doings and calling them out. The opposition should put more fire on these PF thieves so they understand that not only HH is desperate but the entire nation is desperate to have them out before they collapse the country completely. Yes the people are desperate to have the country fixed and have you Lusambo sent to were you belong!

  22. Hon.Lusambo is spot on!!HH’s desperation for power is alarming!!Moreover,HH is 100% sure that once he loses for a record 6th time in 2021-that will mark the dead end of his failed political career.Lets argue here,is it not the same ECZ which conducted elections in Sesheke,Katuba where UPND won?Or does it mean elections are only rigged when UPND loses?Hey this is pure madness!!!HH’s followers must know that their UPND is too weak in PF strongholds just like PF is weak in 3 provinces where UPND is strong.Soon,there will be a by election in Chilubi where PF is strong.Even if HH camps there for 30 days,his UPND may lose to PF without any rigging!!Regional voting in Zambia is what kills HH and not rigging!!HH still has a mountain to climp in order to be accepted by majority voters in the…

  23. Lusamabo, why are you so preoccupied talking about one man as though he s-crewed your wife. Focus on providing services to residents of Lusaka. There are many places without clean drinking water in Lusaka yet the Kafue river is flowing just some kilometers away. There is no power in Lusaka. Garbage is stinking in Lusaka. Street kids are all over. Drunkards are unruly every minute. Stop talking about this fellow and get down to work. It seems this one-man causes you sleepless nights….just leave him alone and be in charge of Lusaka and its residents including the man you hate so much.

  24. Desperate situations call for desperate measures, goes the adage! Our situation is beyond desperate if oxymorons like this chap are allowed a platform by his boss to be the thinking of a ruling party is evidence the nation is indeed in a very desperate state.

  25. As a political and psychological analyst I can tell you that hh behaviour is symptomatic of a power obsessed savage and unstable character who if given a chance to rule would cling on to power by all means. The pf is doing well and this is shown in the statistics which show Zambia as one of fastest growing economies. Please do not be lied to by imperialist agents like hh and upnd. Kz

    • You are not the right person to comment on anything in Zambia, are we not in this mess because of you. If I were you, I would be very quiet. Arrogance does not pay. The issue is not HH, the issue is high mealie meal prices, high unemployment, high inflation, depleted reserves, lack of civil liberties, high debt contracted and mis used. You are aiming at the wrong target, I repeat the target is not HH please. Mealie meal in Kaputa is K200(TWO HUNDRED KWACHA)

    • You want mealie meal to be free? Nothing in this world is free and the price of commodities in Zambia is set by market forces. Why is it only people who can afford luxury of internet bundles that seem to be experiencing so called hardships? if you saved your bundles and used them on necessities maybe you wouldn’t be in this predicament. Some people have become so used to poverty that even when things are improving they will always see poverty. Kz

    • Mr. KZ,
      I don’t know what is in your brains, honestly, and you appear to be out of touch.
      ECL just acknowledged the hardship that Zambians are facing, and you here painting a picture that all is good, that only those with internet bundles seem to be facing hardship, are you serious?
      No wonder ECL is ill-advised because of political analysts like you.

  26. Mr KZ good advice for these bantustan.
    Think that we don’t know them and their social media propaganda. spending time insulting PF and Lungu on social media they feel winning elections in 2021.I feel sorry for them.sometimes, I read their comments and laughs at times.
    bitterness,hatred,Jealousy and tribal politics will never push hh to rule this country otherwise the Anglo American (Brenthurst family) were deceived thinking that hh will always save their wish except that privatization era not this time.chifundo for upnd blind followers.

  27. No one has come out in the open to explain exactly what one Chavula was doing in the ITC room during the elections of 2016. That issue has died a natural death for fear of finding the ruling elite wanting. What guarantee is there that the elections will be free and fair? Just thinking.

  28. If you have the evidence then why don’t you take the three bedroom house these PF ministers sometimes they should just keep quiet and this issue of essac chulu I think all Zambians should protest for this guy to be replaced he almost put us in trouble in 2016 because of his inconsistencies he is not fit to be there.

  29. Lusambo will one day pay a heavy price. First he rediculed men and women in the diaspora about their jobs and how they are making a living.
    Secondly, he’s onto HH calling him desperate for power. I mean who is more desperate between them (PF bandits) and HH. I think all well thinking Zambians would agree that it is PF and its minions who are indeed desperate for power. HH is desperate to fix the economy of the country and us as voters are very much happy with that and are willing to give HH a big huge vote, one that the PF will not be able to attack or put down. PF mwanya ba fi color fyenu.

  30. SATA DITCHED MMD AND CHILUBA BECAUSE OFF BITTERNESS AS WELL AS DESPERATION DUE TO HAPPENINGS IN HIS FORMER PARTY .LUSAMBO ,IF IT WAS NOT SATA’S DESPERATION YOU WOULD NOT BE WHERE YOU ARE NOW. KEEP QUITE AND REFLECT ON YOUR ACTIONS.

  31. Bowman Chiwelele says Zambians are a peace loving people who cherish tranquility blah, blah, Blah. Peace loving when your Panga wielding stiff necked cadres are shedding blood left, right and centre, at will, with impunity with no consequences. When our our police play second fiddle to cadres and almost piss in their pants at the sight of this armed wing of a repressive ruling party. Peace and hunger, do they go together or they give birth to mindless violence?
    Lusambo, Lusambo! Chiwelewele junior!

  32. I hope they built better prisons, because most of them are headed to jail for the single sourcing contracts and kickbacks from the contractors.

  33. He sounds more desperate than the man he is accusing of the same. Desperate to stay in power and continue the plunder. Flogging the ever dead horses of privatization, homosexuality etc. Please discuss substance.

    In any case, the last two Presidential elections HAVE lowered the credibility of the ECZ – we know PF cadres were all over them during the counting and verification of results – with ballot papers being thrown into bins. Lets not get into that.

  34. Unbelievable how HH gives some PF sycophants sleepless nights. Those who manage to fall asleep still wake up with nightmares and sweats. Others, pretend to hate HH and write vile after vile things against him everyday, yet, actually experience exhilarating orgasms at the mention of his name.

  35. When I see Lusa.mbo, Sund.ay, Ant.onio and the like, I dont read their stories because it is ho.gw.ash…..d.o.g dro.ppings?

  36. Corruption scandals: 48 Houses Social Security Cash Luxury Presidential Jet Ambulances Fire Trucks Mukula Trees Ndola-Lusaka Rd Malawi Maizegate Fuelgate Swaziland landgate Zesco Loans Corruption scandals: 48 Houses Social Security Cash Luxury Presidential Jet Ambulances Fire Trucks Mukula Trees Ndola-Lusaka Rd Malawi Maizegate Fuelgate Swaziland landgate Zesco Loans

    And Lungu and his minions are not desperate for power? Yeah right!

    I think every ordinary Zambia who truly cares about this country should be desperate to have these PF numskulls kicked out of power. So that statement from this Lusambo guy is hollow!

    That football analogy… so a player for the opposing team is the one who is vehemently defending the referee instead of the ref defending themselves, never seen it in football I know.

    To be very clear… everyone keeps saying the PF will be voted out by the electorates. Well that is delusional. PF will do everything at their disposal 6 manipulate any elections results to perpetuate their stay in power. Sadly they be helped by traitors at the ECZ, the intelligence and security agencies. Unless we have gallant men and women at these…

    • Corruption scandals: 48 Houses Social Security Cash Luxury Presidential Jet Ambulances Fire Trucks Mukula Trees Ndola-Lusaka Rd Malawi Maizegate Fuelgate Swaziland landgate Zesco Loans Corruption scandals: 48 Houses Social Security Cash Luxury Presidential Jet Ambulances Fire Trucks Mukula Trees Ndola-Lusaka Rd Malawi Maizegate Fuelgate Swaziland landgate Zesco Loans

      …Unless we have gallant men and women at these institutions to tell them time is up like they did to Rupiah Banda we will end up with more of Lungu and his minions. Or unless proper systems and processes are put in place, forget about anyone in opposition winning. That is the only hope the PF have, hence this angry response. Of course they don’t care about by-elections in Sesheke because the results won’t kick them out of power.

      Remember those issues promised by the British Commonwealth minister to be addressed during that impasse and standoff between Lungu and HH? Well nothing has been addressed to date… so nothing will change with the elections by people merely casting their votes if fundamental issues about rigging and manipulation of results are not addressed. This is the…

    • Corruption scandals: 48 Houses Social Security Cash Luxury Presidential Jet Ambulances Fire Trucks Mukula Trees Ndola-Lusaka Rd Malawi Maizegate Fuelgate Swaziland landgate Zesco Loans Corruption scandals: 48 Houses Social Security Cash Luxury Presidential Jet Ambulances Fire Trucks Mukula Trees Ndola-Lusaka Rd Malawi Maizegate Fuelgate Swaziland landgate Zesco Loans

      …This is the biggest issue the opposition needs to address as PF is de-campaigning themselves and doing everything for the opposition.

      In my opinion 4 major issues needs to be addressed:
      1) Work to ensure that ECZ and the law enforcement agencies don’t rig elections (start engaging them now; assure them they won’t lose their jobs even if PF is kicked out of power; ensure there will be an efficient announcement of the results with no delays; use the international community to force Lungu to the discussion table; etc.). Point here is you need to resolve the electoral process issues long before they have happened and not after the fact. Do a de-risk strategy and proactive approach to these issues and not try to resolve them after they have happened.
      2) Invest in simple measures to…

    • Corruption scandals: 48 Houses Social Security Cash Luxury Presidential Jet Ambulances Fire Trucks Mukula Trees Ndola-Lusaka Rd Malawi Maizegate Fuelgate Swaziland landgate Zesco Loans Corruption scandals: 48 Houses Social Security Cash Luxury Presidential Jet Ambulances Fire Trucks Mukula Trees Ndola-Lusaka Rd Malawi Maizegate Fuelgate Swaziland landgate Zesco Loans


      4) Last but not least, have some lessons learned from your past and recent experiences. There is no point trying to approach these elections with the same ‘losing’ strategy over and over even when it is obvious the PF are all but gone. But it is not enough to just keep on shouting that the PF will lose the 2021 elections. This is an election for yours to lose but point #1 above needs to be addressed urgently.

  37. Corruption scandals: 48 Houses Social Security Cash Luxury Presidential Jet Ambulances Fire Trucks Mukula Trees Ndola-Lusaka Rd Malawi Maizegate Fuelgate Swaziland landgate Zesco Loans Corruption scandals: 48 Houses Social Security Cash Luxury Presidential Jet Ambulances Fire Trucks Mukula Trees Ndola-Lusaka Rd Malawi Maizegate Fuelgate Swaziland landgate Zesco Loans


    2) Invest in simple measures to ensure there is no rigging – e g. Have cameras in every polling station; broadcast live from these camera systems to a central location in Lusaka; hire a TV station to broadcast live voting and tallying of results; Use social media networks: Twitter, Facebook; WhatsApp; to disseminate information and data on the ground in real time and broadcast them live; etc.
    3) Do a massive campaign and sensitization of explaining the issues to the folks in the countryside and villages. Set up your campaign HQs in Luapula, Northern or Muchinga and debunk PF misinformation in those areas. Use real data to measure and analyze voting patterns and trends on the ground. Go hard and more importantly ensure you kick out these corrupt dimwits.
    4) Last but not least, have…

  38. Lungu, please show this one the video from Kenya Vice President as well. It appears your cabinet were sleeping when you first showed the video because they all seem to be ignorant. They have continued debating personalities instead of issues.

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