Monday, March 4, 2024

Given Lubinda Refuses to Meet a delegation from the American Embassy

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Patriotic Front Acting President Hon. Given Lubinda today refused to have a meeting with a delegation from the American Embassy who had earlier requested for a meeting with the Patriotic Front leadership.

According to a statement released to the media by PF media director Antonio Mwanza, this happened when the US Political Unit Chief Madam Alexandra King Pile and her counterpart, Mr. David Chibanda, the Political Specialist at the Embassy visited the PF Secretariat along Panganani Road in Lusaka this afternoon.

Hon. Lubinda told the duo that he would not meet them or anyone from the American Embassy until the American Embassy in Lusaka responds to a letter that he had written the Embassy, two months ago, protesting the remarks, President Joe Biden made against the Patriotic Front at the UN General Assembly last September.

Hon. Lubinda refused to engage Madam Pile and Mr. Chibanda saying he could not proceed to engage with the American Embassy until they responded to the numerous matters that he raised in his protest letter against Mr. Biden’s remarks were first addressed. Mr. Lubinda said it would be an act of hypocrisy and a lack of courtesy for the American Embassy to sweep the many critical issues that he raised in his letter under the carpet and pretend that nothing happened.

The Acting President was flanked by Hon. Nickson Chilangwa, Acting Secretary-General and Hon. Stephen Kampyongo who is the Party’s Chief Whip in Parliament.

55 COMMENTS

  1. So, how is your letter of protest to USA president Biden’s remarks about the defeated PF regime going to receive a response. This was an opportunity for you to remind the delegates about your unanswered letter of protest.

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  2. If allegations of torture were committed by the PF the USA would have come out with guns blazing even without evidence.

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  3. @2: Muna don’t be s1lly. Biden insulted our mother Zambia and your god was laughing.

    How can someone insult your country and you are laughing.

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  4. @4 Henry….we the people did not feel insulted. If he insulted, then he must have insulted your fallen god. Anyway, Bo Lubinda, this is amateurish behaviour.

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  5. WHO DOES THIS LUBINDA THINK HE IS
    PF IS ALL BUT DEAD AND KEEPMING HIM THERE WILL BE THE FINAL BLOW
    GET RID OF THIS GOON NOW !

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  6. I salute Lubinda on his principled stand. Uncle Sam is a very hypocritical bully who must be made to understand that even a little guy can stand up to him.

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  7. Sleepy joe really miscarried himself on that UN podium. Good call Lubinda. So I get it, the Embassy responds to PF’s letter and then PF will be geared to meet with the US embassy.
    The Americans have been a all weather friend to the people of this great nation. But to see the all president of the United States in Biden liken Zambia to somalia because of simple h² was not only appalling but disturbing and many in Zambia were dumbfounded. Now biden and the embassy are quiet on the terrorists in Government today; torture and abductions are now common place in Zambia. Biden never taught Zambia politics and democracy.

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  8. These upnd chaps on this podium are reallyd**kheads. You can’t lower yourselves to such levels.
    Joe Biden the kid I loved over Trump really messed up. Zambian democracy is so rich to be trampled upon like what the old folk did. You can differ on politcal lines as Zambians but when a guy insults Zambia, all must unite to condemn the perpetrator of bigot remarks over that noble country. Undemocratic tendencies championed by biden on the UN platform was a no go area. We must be respected as Zambians no matter what.

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  9. No wonder the previous one called you sh*+ho1e in confidence but the attentive media amplified it.
    Joe insulted Zambia.
    Good move Lubinda.

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  10. Integrity.
    If you don’t stand for something you will fall for anything.”
    ? Gordon A. Eadie
    Thanks Lubinda for showing integrity. I like people of integrity.

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  11. Poorly written story. Background completely absent. You need to tell your readers what Joe Biden said about PF and what Lubinda’s letter raised to the embassy. You just are happy to give us a halfbaked story because Zambians don’t complain about quality

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  12. Typical PF. GL just doesn’t want to be confronted by any further accusations of corruption and bad governance. Mi

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  13. How did Biden insult zambia ??????

    By saying zambian youth had voted out tyranny and corruption ???

    Who are PF to make dictates to the USA ??

    Luninda knows , the USA and Europeans want lungu to face the music for his thuggery and stealing so as to set an example on future thugs………..

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  14. Biden promoted undemocratic behavior at the UN conference. Instead of congratulating both parties for ensuring the prevailing of democracy, he chose to disgrace himself to the 1.8million plus another 5million plus Zambians who never voted in the 2021 election in Zambia by issuing uncollaborated and unpalatable statements at the conference. The behaviour of Biden cannot be supported by any democracy living person. His language was similar to hate speech and I was taken aback by those comments. Really chocked he said that.

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  15. I’m only concerned abt which fool at the mighty US embassy asked to meet this diseased corrupt kangaroo.

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  16. Bravo Given.
    Wasn’t Joe divisive wanting to sound democratic?
    God thanks! We have men of integrity.
    But meet them when they answer to the letter. It’s important. If they don’t, cold shoulder continues. Let them meet principleless hh.

    When you know, you know; no two ways about it. Proud to be Zambian.
    Zambia, we’re definitely watching you.

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  17. Hello Zambia.
    Given, good gesture. Polite but with core guts.
    Zambia taught us democracy. Zambia taught Africa democracy. Zambia taught the world democracy. The spirit of super Ken lives.
    Joe can’t break you.
    Solidarity.

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  18. Another reason why PF need new clean faces at the top…I mean you are in opposition just wait its you who will be knocking on US embassy door, remmeber they have levarage on the govt of ths day given that they suppliment the health budget.

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  19. Listen to the upnd terrorists.
    They can’t feel insulted online, their god caused the fracas.
    These vampires are so undignified with hate.
    Joe insulted us period.

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  20. Yes biden insulted Zambia. I head him clearly. Only a f00l can’t decipher that insult. Our democracy can’t be insulted like that. But who misled joe? akainde. Who misguided joe, akainde; for there can not be democracy if the outgoing party refuses to concede and hand over power. Zambia is above petty democratic acts.

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  21. Some of us have integrity and respect for ourselves. We are not moved merely by them being Americans. We are not hh who jumps around at the control of the west. We are not asking for special treatment but for fair and respectful treatment. How do you ignore a letter and then expect to be met by us? Who the effing hell do you think you are you! Fuseke

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  22. LUBINDA THE SUPPORTER OF IMMORAL BILLS SUCH AS BILL 10 OF 2019? THAT IS A PLUS FOR THE NATION. IF LUBINDA WANTS TO INCORPORATE ARROGANCE IN HIS MOURNING OF PF’S LOSS OF AUGUST 2021, LET’S GIVE HIM CHANCE UNTIL HE AWAKENS FROM HIS FOLLY.

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  23. Hehehehe………

    Lungu was a corrupt theiving despote……..

    How did Biden insult zambia, ?

    By saying zambian youth said no to corruption and tyranny ????

    Maybe the PF can tell us how Biden insulted zambia ????

    And if lubinda and his supporters are so aggrieved by what ever Biden said , why doesn’t they call on 1.8 million PF supporters to refuse the medical aid provided by the USA ????

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  24. Joe Biden called the PF exactly what they are… thieves, looters, murderers & tribalistic. Biden simply called them by their actual name..

    Who is Given Lubinda anyway? Chishimba Kambwili will sort him out at the PF conference

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  25. @Spaka and @ Tarino, during PF carders used to beat up people with opposing views, we saw UPND do the same during the Kabwata bye elections, contracts were done corruptly, we have seen it with the $50 million fertiliser scandle just 5 months in government, appointments in parastatals were on tribal lines, its happening even more just 5 months in government, check who is heading Zesco and the first 7 powerful ministries Defence, Finance, local government, home affairs, works and supply,Health and education. Corruption has continue though HH says its PF former ministers training UPND ministers in corruption. So if you agree with Joe Biden’s comments then they equally apply to the current government. Iam shocked that despite our short comings you two don’t know that our democracy is far…

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  26. far better than most countries in the world including USA itself. See the destruction BLM did to infrastructure in USA prior to their elections, deaths of both police and citizens, numerous. Go to youtube and watch the masses who sleep on the streets in USA especially in California. We are poor but we live dignified lives on average better that USA population. Trump refused to attend the inauguration of Biden, ECL did attend HH’s and congratulated him. Even its hatred you have against ECL, you mean you don’t know that democracy is a product of the winners and losers. Is that too difficulty for you to understand. We are yet to see anything different from what was happening during PF’s rule. Only players have changed but the usual has continued.

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  27. Do you wonder why the EU has the cheek to instruct us to remove the grade 12 requirement from our elections? It’s because of people who are attacking Lubinda’s stand on the US embassy invitation. Lubinda has reasons why he doesn’t want to talk to these people on their terms and here people are saying IT’S AN OPPORTUNITY LOST. What opportunity? Our elections here are more credible than the US elections….we all saw what happened in their last elections…..oh that’s okay because it’s our master America. It’s better to die of hunger as free man than feast as a slave.

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  28. Only foolish zambians can allow biden to insult zambia. Zambia is a blessed country and biden and hh are small gods to our greater God. Don`t allow americans to enslave Zambia. We stand with PF acting president. Well done.

  29. @Tarino Orange so we should be asslicking the USA bottom? Biden is going to suffer the heaviest defeat by a sitting democratic president because both his foreign and domestic policies are chaotic.

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  30. Why do you people take asylum seekers like tarino and spaka seriously? These f00IS are being kept by whlte man there abroad so who you think their loyalty will be to?

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  31. At he has refused to meet delegates from the American Embassy. What is PF now, its nothing, a shell of its former self. PF is not even in government. The views of the PF and its leadership do not and will not represent the views of the people of Zambia on one hand and the views of the Government of Zambia on another hand. America is America bane, don’t be cheated. What is PF to America, when it is PF which is supposed to be begging America.

  32. Pf is orphaned, they need a strong leader right now, everyone for himself, where is Dora, Luo, Kapata, Inonge, Esther? Women are important in time like this. All the men are fighting for leadership.

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  33. #30  Dominion
     February 11, 2022 At 5:07 am

    “@Spaka and @ Tarino, during PF carders used to beat up people with opposing views, we saw UPND do the same during the Kabwata bye elections, contracts were done corruptly, we have seen it with the $50 million fertiliser scandle just 5 month..”

    If HH and UPND follow in lungus footsteps……..

    Then when they get voted put of office by zambian youth , the US administration will again congratulate the Zambian youth for voting out Corruption and tyranny ………

    What’s wrong with that ????

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  34. Trump doesn’t support gayism, Biden supports it, Lungu expelled Mr Foote for trying to impose gayism on Zambia and Trump did care one or another, this didn’t go well with Biden.

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  35. Who is Lubinda to Americans whose leader -Joe Biden called defeated PF looters, thieves, murderers, rogues and that’s what they are. What’s wrong with that to call a thief – THIEF.

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  36. Good Riddance American Embassy, you don’t meet idoi.ts like Lubinda and his Dull Gung. That’s it you are out and we are not even interested in PF as Zambian. What a useless Party and Government we ever experienced.

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  37. Lubinda is directing his own movie called PF Saga.
    There is a video circulating when the PF MPs went to meet ECL, at the end, Lubinda is heard inviting journalists that he was going to meet the USA delegation. What then changed that he refused to meet them and now giving conditions? So, LUBINDA was lying, he knew already that he won’t meet the USA team, so why was he saying this? I DONT TRUST the current PF leadership,that Party is in for it as long as Lubinda, CK, Mwamba, Lusambo, Nakacinda continue to be in forefront.
    PF should usher in new leaders in order to survive, having Lubinda, CK, Mwamba, Lusambo, Nakacinda is NOT A WINNING OPTION !!!

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  38. WHY BA LT BANIZONDA, EVERYTIME MODERATING MY COMMENTS.
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    Lubinda is directing his own movie called PF Saga. There is a video circulating when the PF MPs went to meet ECL, at the end, Lubinda is heard inviting journalists that he was going to meet the USA delegation. What then changed that he refused to meet them and now giving conditions? So, LUBINDA was lying, he knew already that he won’t meet the USA team, so why was he saying this? I DONT TRUST the current PF leadership,that Party is in for it as long as Lubinda, CK, Mwamba, Lusambo, Nakacinda continue to be in forefront. PF should usher in new leaders in order to survive, having Lubinda, CK, Mwamba, Lusambo, Nakacinda is NOT A WINNING OPTION !!!

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  39. PF chased the American and Cuban ambassadors. If I a US diplomat I would have bothered even to meet Lubinda. For the PF sycophants everything is about political posturing and immoral Machiavellian politics.

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  40. Deja Vu – I dont appreciate the unplatable language you are employing ..dont post comments like this the UK Based impostor whom is insigificant on this platform and a mere sideshow….you accuse me to kissing up to the US when they are the ones who have been buying you condoms and contrapectives since the 90s. Why dont you tell them to stop?

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  41. Deja Vu – I dont appreciate the unplatable language you are employing ..dont post comments like this the UK Based impostor whom is insigificant on this platform and a mere sideshow….you accuse me to ki$$ing up to the US when they are the ones who have been buying you condom$ and contrapectives since the 90s. Why dont you tell them to stop?

  42. We are rebounding and have apologised for our tyrany to the Zambian people. Anyone calling us out before or after must face our tyrany

  43. We are rebranding and have apologised for our tyrany to the Zambian people. Anyone calling us out before or after must face our tyrany

  44. #49 Tarino Orange….I get upset when people want to make USA like the savior of our nation. In fact most of the problems in the world are made by America. Why should we celebrate when USA humiliates one of our Citizens. We voted peacefully and transferred power peacefully so what can USA tell us when their sitting president sent mobs to disrupt an election process. Imagine if Lungu had sent hooligans to disrupt the counting at ECZ…..was USA going to applaud him? This is what annoys me… you people always running to foreigners each time you have a problem. Sorry about that language.

  45. Deja vu you speak sense and are enlightened. Tarino has spent many years wiping old whlte people’s backsides abroad such that his thinking is now totally impaired by the smell of shlt

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  46. Don’t forget Given is a UPND defector. I think that’s why the pill of defeat is proving more difficult than living in denial even now

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