Sunday, March 3, 2024

Voting for UPND in Kabwata is giving the Party Green Light to increase Prices-Kambwili

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Patriotic Front (PF) party member Chishimba Kambwili has said that the Kabwata by-election outcome will determine how the standard of living will be for the Zambian people going forward.

Mr. Kambwili said voting for the UPND Candidate in the Kabwata by-election on Thursday will mean the people have given Government a go-ahead to increase electricity tariffs among other things.

He said it is for this reason that the people of Kabwata should speak on behalf of other Zambians that they are not happy with the increase in commodity prices by not voting for UPND candidates.

“You have got the power to show the UPND Government that you are not happy with all the lies that have characterized their stay in office. They promised cheap mealie meal, cheap electricity but none of these is happening,” he said.

He has cautioned the residents that voting for UPND will mean the increase in prices of commodities will continue under the current Government.

Hon Kambwili has also noted that pressure piled by the PF has made the UPND government to reduce fuel pump prices by K1.

“Once you vote for them, it means you have given them the green light to increase electricity tariffs in June. If you don’t vote for them, they will know that things are not okay. They will further reduce the fuel prices beyond the K1,” he said.

Meanwhile, PF Kabwata by-election Deputy Campaign Manager Hon Mwimba Malama has urged Kabwata residents to vote for PF Candidate Clement Tembo on Thursday.

“When we were telling you that things will become worse when you vote for the UPND you thought we were joking?…The people of Kabwata Mwitusebanya pantu batila ati ukukokola panengo, Malole,” he said.

35 COMMENTS

  1. They can’t convince their own MPs to attend their meetings (MPs don’t want to be associated with them),
    They are telling us how bad things could get (scare tactics),
    And not how great and wonderful things were under PF (things were horrible.. can’t ran on that record),
    In the pictures, every recognizable face has some sort of court case or unexplained $180,000,
    Or something ridiculous about perfumes and wives when not saying something equally ridiculous that K2 million is grocery money

    Till they get their house in order, the vote should be a resounding NO!.

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  2. The same Kambwili who consistently told us that PF were serious thieves should now tell us to vote for PF, what do you take the Zambian people for

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  3. Kambwili, You can not tell us who to vote for, you tried that before August 12 and it did not work. PF cheated us in 2011 that they would be more money in our pockets, and for ten years there was literally nothing, PF impoverished the country after inheriting a decent economy from the MMD and grounded it and you should now be asking people to vote for PF, using what logic

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  4. The Prices for goods and services will continue fluctuating for now because of the huge mess left by the PF, the economy will only stabilize after several initiatives are put in place which the UPND is currently doing. The fluctuation of the prices is because the country is unstable because of reckless borrowing by the PF, the first country to default, a country with a currency depreciating by over 100% during the PF mis rule

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  5. MMD Inflation 6% PF 22%
    MMD exchange rate to a dollar K7 PF K22
    MMD Reserves 18 months cover PF 6 Months
    MMD Sustainable debt PF unsustainable debt even leading to default on debt payments
    MMD GDP growth 6% PF Negative
    So on what basis should one be voting for PF which such a tattered economic record. Don’t argue with me, argue with the stats above

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  6. Kambwili told us that PF were thieves and even used a bemba saying that PF were bamushibila insala, and he said that if he went to PF ever again he should be considered a man person, those were his own words, and today he should tell people of Kabwata to vote for PF, how mwebanthu sure. Only the government of the day can solve issues in Kabwata, what can an opposition guy do, never works like that in Africa, the opposition guy if elected will be a serious sleeping partner. May the best man win

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  7. And they were busy speaking in Bemba as if Kabwata is a Bemba speaking constituency. This is the same Kambwili whose only message was Tongas this, Tongas that in 2021. what happened to Tongas being bad people?

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  8. Peter Njobvu@7
    I thought hate speech is a crime in Zambia?
    So what if someone speaks in Bemba? You can speak in whatever Zambian language you want.
    Wasn’t Sean Tembo summoned by police for such remarks as you have posted?

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  9. “Ukukokola panengo, malole”
    Ati iyo wantuka!
    It is true that upnd is a lying party. It is true that prices have taken the upward swing since the blood party went into office. It is true that the reduction of fuel price by K1 was timed for the bye election. It is true that the vote for upnd will energize their appetite for further commodity price increases. It is also true that denying Upnd that vote will make them sit up.
    People of Kabwata the ball is in your court. If you’re still hurting by the previous regime’s governance, you still have a plethora of other parties and independents to chose from. Don’t be intimidated, make a wise choice.

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  10. Yes a vote for Upnd is express permission for IMF conditions, incessantly travelling president (vasco dagaming), corruption in Government, a biased fight again corruption, hooliganism on the streets, threats from the upnd youths, delayed employment of 30 thousand civil servants, cipante pante statements and operation, Ministers wifes in key public institutions, flip flop fuel pricing, abuse (misapplication and misappropriation) of public funds by a president going to launch a friend’s book. Media threats and harassment of journalists. Cadre policing. Talk about lies, lies and lies. This are real issues you already know. If not PF go other or independent not upnd.

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  11. Mr Kambwili let the Zambians decide who they want to vote.They cannot listen to you
    As you keep changing sides so you will make
    Them undecided.Zambians have tested PF
    Rule so try the UPND.

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  12. #10  This Thorn in the Flesh

    Hehehehe…….hehehe…….

    Badala….you are sounding deranged and desperate ……..

    Ati ” if not PF , then……”

    Hehehehe………

    10 more years my friend. Like kapaya kaoma aka Saulosi, get your high blood pressure and depression medicines ready……….

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  13. PF has serious inherent problem of tribalism, racism and xenophobia. Already they are saying UPND candidate is Zimbabwean. They are the reason why this country became so divided in the last 10 years. Them against us. Please Kabwata do not vote for them… I am appealiiiing…

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  14. The first picture says a million words …just look at the people behind BUFFOON CK they are not even paying attention as they know he is a joker. If PF were really serious about rebranding they should never have this man represent them in any capacity…you lose potentional swing voters everytime he opens his mouth.

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  15. This Thorn in the a$$ – How do you type such things with a straight face …if PF were at all competent and not corrupt they would have done all those things and IMF you keep mentioning you forgot how many PF Finance ministers were flying to Washington to ask for bail-out money…really laughable.

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  16. You neither need a binoculars, telescope nor microscope to know that the country went into full degradation during the PF rule. PF damaged our country after inheriting a fairly decent economy from the MMD. The beauty with life though is that you can choose to lie to yourself that PF was good but the economic statistics will argue with you immediately. So I don’t know what else you will use to cheat yourself that PF worked, you can show the fly over bridges in Chavuma, Chadiza, Chiengi and Chimbamilonga, maybe that will help

  17. PF is challenged in two ways – very weak party, even failing to hold a meeting with its own MPs and a weak candidate in Kabwata too. Their candidate is very good at talking

  18. I am on the ground in kabwata. The only way pf will lose is if upnd rig as is to be expected. My humble appeal to our supporters is to protect the vote at all cost even life

  19. When truth hurts. It really hurts yeah!
    I notice the lies and my pinpointing the truth and the backlash from nigga Tarino. But hey, truth will always be truth, no two ways about it.
    Hey spaka, calm the hell down. Once was K², then FTJ, then LPM, then RB then MCS then ECL so dont get twisted, I had personal opinions on them.
    @9 and 10, it’s nothing but truth, let it set you free.
    Tulipano.

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  20. I once watched a movie called “Impostor” and other one called “Queen of the South”.
    IN BOTH MOVIES THERE WAS ONE CHARACTER WHO WAS FOLD OF BURNING UP HIS BUSINESSES, CRUSHING DOWN HIS EXPENSIVE VEHICLES IN ORCHESTRATED ACCIDENTS ALL THIS WAS FOR HIM TO GET INSURANCE…haaaa haaaa haaa

    Kabwata people beware of crooks in politics.

  21. Its UPND or independent. Voting for an organization like PF is green light to thuggery, public looting in daylight, harshment of innocent people in broad daylight among all bad things. Zambians deserve better.

  22. Sulking with bitterness, hate by some local dialect (6/10) will not shorten the term of UPND &HH. Bitterness will stress you to death and UPND will still be in power. Zambians are fed up with parties that destroy and steal from them. Kabwata is for UPND, people you have cheated for so long.

  23. What does ECZ say about this article, I thought you are NOT supposed to campaign on election day?. This article has the purpose of swaying some weak votes, and shouldnt have been published in the first place.
    HH was in Kabwata campaigning, and all the opposition parties were also freely campaigning. Something that would have NOT happened in PF & ECL era, ati no one would campaign where the President was. Just with that freedom, is enough for PF to be ashamed of. But in stead of showing remorse, there arrogance still continues….
    A party that had a leader with NO VISION, and left without a leader. CK, Lubinda, Mundubile, Mwamba, Lusambo…they are no match to HH. Period.

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  24. PF was, is, will be a disaster on any given day. Total disaster, I propose voluntary disbanding of this disaster of a party

  25. Just look at this group of looters, heartless thieves … they would have sold zambia if the people never voted them out let August.. now they need to be all hanged for stealing

  26. IS MR KAMBWILI AN IDEAL LEADER? OH YES , HE IS AND HIS LEADERSHIP ONLY FITS WEL IN PF, A REJECTED PARTY, A PARTY WHICH KAMBWILI HIMSELF DEFINED AND DESCRIDED AS PARTY RUN BY A BUNCH OF THIEVING AND VERY CORRUPT LEADERS. IN PF , KAMWILI FITS VERY WELL AND IS SHINING WITH GIFTS OF SOLIDALITY TO IDENTIFIED PLUNDERERS OF THE NATIONAL ECONOMY , THE SAME PEOPLE HE HAD TO WONDER WHERE GOD GOT THEM FROM. WHICH REASONABLE PERSON CAN FOLLOW /BE INSPIRED BY KAMBWIL’S BLACK CHAMMELION WAYS? OH HH HAS REALLY CHALLENGED ANG SHOWN HOW THE COUNTRY IS SUPPOSED TO BE RUN. ASK THE DRIERS , PUPIS, RETIREES ETC IF THEY HAVENT SEEN THE DIFFERENCE AND HOPE

  27. Oops we have lost again !!! I think PF should just come up with a new name, new faces and new blood. seeing these old faces is really killing this Party. Scary tricks have not worked in these past by-elections. time to reform your party. Anyways I have never seen a defeated Party coming back to life in Zambia. Think !!!!!!!

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