Speaker of the National Assembly suspends Garry Nkombo

UPND Elections Chairperson Garry Nkombo
Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has suspended Mazabuka Central Member of Parliament Garry Nkombo for ten days for disrespectful conduct towards first deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Catherine Namugala on Thursday September 19, 2019 Delivering his ruling, Dr. Matibini stated that he...

The Constitutional Court dismisses the application by LAZ to summon Given Lubinda

Justice Minister Given Lubinda
The Constitutional Court has for the second time dismissed the application by the Law Association of Zambia to summon Justice Minister, Given Lubinda and Attorney General, Likando Kalaluka, as its witnesses in a matter in which LAZ is challenging the enactment of a Bill...

Hakainde Hichilema is a Christian and an Adventist, he does not Support Gay Rights and Lesbianism-UPND

Secretary General Stephen Katuka
The UPND says it has noted with regret that the PF have continued spreading malicious fake statements purported to have quoted UPND President Hakainde Hichilema as supporting gay rights and lesbianism. UPND Secretary General Stephen Katuka has since urged all Zambians to ignore...

President Lungu’s Friday mingle with journalists

  By Ambassador Anthony Mukwita Friday the eighth 2019 will probably go down as the best diplomacy day on the annual calendar of President Edgar Lungu. It is the day he came out and reconnected with the country through the fourth estate and managed to win many...

UPND being Hypocritical on ‘GAY Rights’, Patriotism, National Unity and Constitutionalism

Bwana Mkubwa Member of Parliament Hon. Jonas Chanda.
By Dr Jonas Chanda In my debate in Parliament on the 2020 Budget allocation to the Ministry of National Guidance and Religious Affairs, I have responded to Leader of the Opposition in the House and UPND Member of Parliament for Monze Hon. Jack Mwiimbu's assertions...

Rights to Abortion and Gay Rights threaten to overshadow Biggest Population Conference in Africa

By Amb. Emmanuel Mwamba The Governments of Denmark and Kenya, together with the United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA), have organized one of the biggest conferences to be held in Africa that will take place in Nairobi, Kenya, from 12-14 November 2019. The organizers intend to commemorate...

President Lungu advises the media fraternity in Zambia to be professional in their line of duty

President Lungu addressing the Press
President Edgar Lungu has advised the media fraternity in the country to be professional in their line of duty. The Head of State observed glaring disregard for journalism ethos coupled with sustained political bias among journalists and further appalled at the amount of effort put...

President Lungu’s full Media Address to Journalists

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen of the media. I welcome you to state house, and I am delighted that we finally met with all of you. I have been looking for this opportunity to simply meet you and to say thank you for the great work...

The MMD is back and means business-Nevers Mumba

Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) President Dr. Nevers Mumba
Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) President Dr. Nevers Mumba has said that the MMD is back and it means business. Dr. Mumba who was today's guest on the Hot Seat program on Hot FM said that Judge Newa's MMD Leadership Judgement was a landmark....

There will be no Mining in the Lower Zambezi, Kalaba’s rejection of ZEMA report was not a Cabinet Decision

Minister of Mines and Minerals Development Hon Richard Musukwa
Tourism and Arts Minister Ronald Chitotela says mining cannot take place in the Lower Zambezi National Park because there is no report allowing such a process in the park. Mr. Chitotela said Zambezi Resources of Australia has to date not made any application for the...

Cabinet Meeting Decisions Aimed at Addressing the Electricity Challenges Zambia is Currently Facing

President Edgar  Lungu called for the 20th Cabinet Meeting on Monday, 4th November, 2019 to mainly discuss policy matters aimed at addressing the electricity challenges the country is currently going through and ensure the continued development of the country. The following were the decisions...

The current ZESCO tariffs are uneconomical, non cost reflective and totally unsustainable.

ZESCO Muzuma substation being upgraded to KV 330 (from KV 220) in order to be connected to the national grid as soon as the Maamba coal plant station is commissioned
By Antonio Mwanza Introduction ZESCO has applied to the Energy Regulation Board (ERB) to approve a hike in electricity tariffs up to 75% across various consumer categories with an initial 50% increment potentially effective, 1st May, 2019. As expected, this development has been met with uproar and...

PF have Turned Government into a Crime Syndicate

Copperbelt Province Patriotic Front Chairman Stardy Mwale (left) shares a light moment with his Lusaka Province counterpart Geoffrey Chumbwe
By: Anthony Bwalya - UPND Member The Auditor General's Report for the period ended December 2018 reported that Undelivered Materials had spiked from K1.5 million in 2017, to K9.3 million in 2018. The Stardy saga explains only a small part of this rot because it is...

Zambezi Resources Limited Mining Licence must have been Issued Illegally

By Peter Sinkamba-Green Party President I totally agree with the call by members of the public, including the First and Fourth Republican Presidents Dr Kenneth Kaunda and Rupiah Banda, calling for revocation of the mining licence issued to Zambezi Resources Limited, an Australian company, to...