Saturday, June 22, 2024

Why this Desperation to Rob Lusambo and Malanji?


By Fred M’membe President of the Socialist Party

Mr Hakainde Hichilema seems very desperate to rob Mr Bowman Lusambo and Mr Joseph Malanji of their Kabushi and Kwacha parliamentary seats respectively. Every desperate decision and action has been taken to ensure that Mr Hichilema gets Kabushi and Kwacha parliamentary seats. The courts have been visibly put under a lot of pressure to unjustifiably and unfairly nullify these seats and send Mr Lusambo and Mr Malanji ku wire. And the Electoral Commission of Zambia has been made to take wrong decisions and ensure that Mr Lusambo and Mr Malanji do not file their nominations and are kept out of contest at any cost and to the very end.

To crown it all, Mr Hichilema takes five days of very valuable presidential time to do door to door campaigns in Kabushi and Kwacha!
Why this desperation on the part of Mr Hichilema? The term “desperate” comes from the Latin word “desperatus,” which means to be deprived of hope. It is a feeling of helplessness and loss of control. It is also a state of mind where an individual is willing to do anything to escape a difficult situation.

This kind of thinking makes desperate people think that they have no other options but to take drastic actions to survive. Because of this, many are led to make poor decisions that only worsen their situation. This is precisely why it’s crucial to think about the many different possible outcomes of each action we take. More than that, we must be ready to face the consequences—should our desperate measures lead to negative results. It is said that when they face desperation, human beings become animals. Desperate and dammed persons share an affinity for flirting with danger; an infectious case of erotic morbidity fetters them to self-destruction.

The more desperate you are the more mistakes you make. There is nobody more terrible than the desperate – desperate people do desperate things! Desperation can make a person do surprising things. But desperation is like stealing from the Mafia: you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention. As a reckless vehicle, desperation has no reign. But, it would seem in Mr Hichilema’s scheme of things, virtually all the passengers on his troubled vehicle are refusing to care about the role which reign plays in the movement of a reckless vehicle. To them, recklessness is key in political competition. And in the process they are ready to bring down the standing of the Electoral Commission of Zambia and our entire judiciary – in a word, they are ready to destroy our democracy just for them to get what they want!


  1. It is about time we brought sanity to our politics in this country. Those two politicians had their parliamentary seats nullified by the two highest courts in the land for electoral corruption and violence and we should allow them to stand again??

    • At times its better to sit down and do some reading yourself instead of listening to drunk friends at the bar….firstly the seats never belonged to them they were contesting and secondly its the seats that were nullified. You keep repeating the same thing like house flies coming back on faecal matter.

    • @Fred, I asked the same question, and why even the all HH can go spend time campaign in Ndola, risking himself from malaria?

  2. It is not only a weakness to rob Mr Bowman Lusambo and Mr Joseph Malanji of their Kabushi and Kwacha parliamentary seats respectively but it is also undesirable, detrimental and undemocratic behavior. We waste our energy to change such behavior, the lines are in their palm, born with it. However, it is practical to resist and stop erosion of our hard won democracy. That, we are doing without a second thought.

    • You are just as delusional as Mmembe are swallowing his nonsense hook, line, and sinker..he preys on weak minds like yours without himself giving his position.

  3. Why isn’t membe talking about the cases lusambo and milanji are accused of ???

    This is being slimey and oppotunistic on membes part to act like those two are no accused of crimes…………

  4. Mulimbe.
    It’s a tough call to 2026. It’s gonna be a long haul.
    This is what exactly happens when a dictator wants to play democratic.
    It’s rough. It’s therefore safe to say the HECZ, HZP, HJudiciary, HDEC and HACC can never be objective.
    But why is he scared cold of Lusambo and Malanji? The undemocratic sidelining of the duo speaks volumes.
    His undemocratic leadership has managed to zip lip once vocal characters like CK.
    He fears Lusambo and Malanji. The duo are his nightmare.
    Watching this space.

  5. This chap still things he is a Newspaper Editor seating on the wings watching the match…why are you fielding any candidates in Kabushi and Kwacha ? Do you as a Party President approve PF’s adoption of these candidates? When did you become a Socialist as there is nothing in past to suggest you being one? This man has zero principles and trust him at your own peril.

  6. And this happening full glare of the previously vocal CSOs save for Sishuwa Sishuwa, they are mute! That GEARS thing is laced with UPND colors.

    • What do you want them to say..the courts have given them the green light to stand on those seats want Sishuwa Shishuwa to defend corrupt thugs like Bonanza and Bowman who have corruption cases pending in court…this is why they want those MP seats to shield them from prosecution and heavier sentences.

  7. If you are law abiding, you can not support law breakers as adduced by the court. But anyway the one supporting is not known as a law abiding citizen, remember how he evaded tax when he owned that newspaper. I mean this is in the public domain

    • Oh I was wondering when you were going to comment on this one as you are passionate about defending your fellow CB crooked mates Bonanza Helicopter Milanji and the former Bouncer for Hire Bowman.

  8. He thinks Zambians are *****s, we now know who the kelenka’s (crooks) are. Just interested in robbing the nation. They all fall under the shamefull PF umbrella body.

    • Oh no he wont talk about that or The Post …he has Presidencial aspirations but never talks about himself, his vision instead he will thrown in quotes and bible verses to fill up the article busy typing in third tense or third-person point of view….really laughable …any way there is one or two foooools out there take a bite at the bait.

  9. Tarino, do you have other things ro do apart from wasting time commenting on anything. Uleumfwako insoni Tarino.

    You comment on anything. This is an indication that you are a loafer who is always dreaming Hakatomba will bring money to your door step.

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