Sunday, March 3, 2024

Kambwili detained for alleged tribal remarks


Police in Lusaka have detained opposition Patriotic Front Member of the Central Committee Chishimba Kambwili  for expressing or showing hatred, ridicule or contempt against persons because of race, tribe or place of origin.

This is contrary to Section 70 Subsection one and two of Chapter 87 as read with Act Number two of 2021 of the Cyber Security and Cyber Crimes Act.

Zambia Police Deputy Public Relations Officer Danny Mwale says this happened between May 2021 and August 2021 on Radio Mano in Kasama District, Northern Province.

Mr Mwale  said Kambwili is detained at Kabwata Police Station awaiting advice from investigators on whether to take him to Kasama where the alleged offence was committed or not.

He said in the meantime, the opposition leader will remain detained at Kabwata Police Station.


  1. What a tragedy. I think we should exhumed all cases and not only those committed by those who are not Upnd

  2. Observe his BP may shoot up uncontrollable. This man should be arrested over building houses on Lunshya golf course, office abuse of moving with a suitcases of cash for the youths the whole Zambia. That money needs accounted for and plots in Ndola where he has built houses as assets suspected to be proceeds from crime. Its a plethora of cases here and can be jailed. Unlike tribal remarks where is part of his language.

  3. Long over due, very divisive this guy. And I am not from UPND but this is the most unreliable politician in Zambia today, check his past remarks and see whether they match his past actions, totally at variance. Embarrassing that the guy is even thinking of being PF President, anyway PF is finished so anything is possible

  4. Bemba people support their own even when they are clearly and visibly in the wrong. Emmanuel mwamba is already gathering support from his cohorts to help chishimba kambwili

  5. With Chiluba and Lungu, we lowered the standard of the Presidency so much that EVERYONE now thinks they can be President. In the Zambia where I grew up it would be taboo for Lusambo or Kambwili to even DREAM of being Minister, let alone Republican President. Now, if you remove tribal talk from Kambwili’s vocabulary, or insults and arrogance from Lusambo’s then they cease to be politicians because that is ALL that politics means to them.

    • @Harry, you have nailed it. Sadly people do not want to hear this truth, it offends them. EC Lungu IS the most USELESS mistake of a President Zambia ever had. He is no better than Mulyokela. I despise the peasant for what he allowed to transpire in our Zambia. May he rot in hell.

  6. ” Umulandu taubola” true as this sounds it only applies to those in the opposition. What a tragedy this has turn out to be in the New fimo-fimo. People will be fearing to leave office because they will be afraid of this targeted behaviour and not the real fear not to commit crime or do something wrong or abuse of authority. Hakainde will skip the country after his term ends for fear of being investigated or being arrested for alleged past ofences. Fili uko tuleya.

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