Zesco working hard to stabilize the electricity shortage in the Zambia-Chitala.

ZESCO Board at a Press Briefing led bt Board Chairman Mbita Chitala
Zesco says it is working hand in hand with the government to mitigate and stabilize the electricity shortage in the country. Speaking at a media briefing held in Lusaka, Thursday, Zesco Board Chairperson, Dr Mbita Chitala said as a result of the country's dependence on...

PF is a government of thieves-Archbishop Mpundu

Lusaka Catholic Archbishop Telesphore Mpundu
  Former Lusaka Archbishop Telesphore Mpundu has labelled the PF administration as a government of thieves. Archbishop Mpundu observed that corruption has become rampant under the PF and those stealing public funds go unpunished. The Clergyman who resigned as Archbishop of Lusaka on January 30th 2018 was...

Proposal to increase Parliamentary Seats from 156 to 235 is unnecessary and wasteful-Hamududu

former UPND Bweengwa Member of Parliament Highvie Hamududu
Party of National Unity President Highvie Hamududu says the proposed increase in the number of constituencies from 156 to 235 constituencies would be unnecessary and wasteful, both a moral and financial irregularity against the general interest of citizens. Mr Hamududu says an MP is not...

Zambia and Malawi still the most hostile countries for gays-IRR

    The latest report by the Institute of Race Relations has revealed that Africa is still one of the most hostile regions for LGBTQ people, despite some positive developments. The institute based its findings on interviews with LGBTQ activists. The institute conducted interviews with African members and...

Zambia Police warns UPND against using the “Police” tag on their party regalia

Zambia Police has sternly warned the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) to remove the ‘Police’ tag from their regalia as such maneuvers have the potential to cause anarchy. This follows Pictures making rounds on social media of UPND cadres wearing reflectors and military...

President Lungu arrives in Kasama, says losing a Ward to UPND was disheartening

President Lungu
  President Edgar Lungu has arrived in Kasama District, the Provincial capital of Northern Province for a two days official visit. The plane carrying the Head of State touched down Kasama airport at 09:35 local time. He was received by Northern Province Minister Bwalya Chungu, Minister of...

Perpetrator of corruption will face the full wrath of the law, regardless of their standing in society-President Lungu

His Excellency Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu
President Edgar Lungu has warned that no perpetrator of corruption will be allowed to roam free, but will face the full wrath of the law, regardless of their standing in society. The head of state notes that those who engage in corrupt practices deny mothers,...

Mukula Cartel is Fake News, Reporters should rise above Fake news and return to Professional Reporting-President Lungu

British High Commissioner to Zambia HE Nicolas Wooley and DFID Representative Ememeline Dicker were paying a courtesy call on His Excellency President Edgar Lungu.
President Edgar Lungu has said that the talk of being mentioned in the illegal trade of Mukula is a case of falsehood being perpetrated by some Reporters. The Head of State hoped that Reporters would rise above fake news and return to professional reporting. The President...

UPND challenges President Lungu to sue authors of Mukula Scandal report

The UPND has challenged President Edgar Lungu to engage his international lawyers and commence legal action against the publishers of the report in which he is implicated in the mukula scandal. Party Deputy Secretary General Patrick Mucheleka says the allegations are very serious and there...

UPND is being sponsored by foreign dissidents to frustrate the ongoing constitutional reforms

Eastern Province Minister, Hon. Makebi Zulu
Eastern Province Minister Makebi Zulu has accused the opposition UPND of being sponsored by foreign dissidents to frustrate the ongoing constitutional reforms. Mr. Zulu said that there has been a lot of resistance to Constitution Amendment Bill number 10 among some UPND MPs because of...

Mukula Cartel accusations meant to tarnish the image of the President and government-Lusambo

Lusaka province Minister Bowman Lusambo has urged people to desist from putting the name of the first family into disrepute. Mr Lusambo says the accusations that the first family is linked to the illegal sale of Mukula tree is false and merely meant to tarnish...

Unpaid ZSIC retirees endorse HH for 2021

UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema greets ZSIC retirees who called on him at the party secretariat
“Over 127 out of 1,100 former Zambia State Insurance Corporation employees have been died between 1991 and 2019 without collecting their retirement packages”, says ZSIC retirees national Chairman Pule Mwila. Mr Mwila since called on the UPND to take a keen interest in their plight...

President Lungu disagrees with Calls for Northern Province Minister to Resign for losing a Ward to UPND

President Lungu during his jogging routine in the morning
President Lungu also said that he did not subscribe to calls by some Patriotic Front-PF members for Northern Province PF chairperson Chungu Bwalya to resign, but however, said that the matter of Mr. Bwalya will be tabled before the Central Committee meeting to chart...

Mukula Cartel report is heartbreaking-HH

HH addressing a news conference at the UPND secretariat on Thursday, April 4th 2019
  Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has described as heartbreaking, the latest report which has exposed the Mukula smuggling cartel. Mr Hichilema said the Mukula smuggling scandal report released by the Washington DC based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), implicating President Edgar Lungu, his daughter Tasila, Justice Minister...

PF Rubbishes The Mukula Cartel EIA Report and links its authorship to HH

PF Media Director Sunday Chanda
The ruling Patriotic Front (PF) has rubbished the 20-page report published by the US-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA-US) linking President Edgar Lungu, his daughter, and Cabinet Ministers to the plunder and the trafficking in Mukula tree.   In a statement released to the media, PF Media...