PF’s Scheme to Postpone 2016 Elections to 2020 may backfire-Nawakwi

FDD president Edith Nawakwi
FDD president Edith Nawakwi has warned president Edgar Lungu and his agents not to inspire civil strife in the country and further warns that their scheme to impeach the constitution may backfire and lead to the impeachment of President Lungu himself. Commenting on two PF...

Lwiindi Gonde Traditional Ceremony of the Tonga speaking people postponed

Vice President Guy Scott with Lwiindi Gonde traditional ceremony patron Hakainde Hichilema during the Lwiindi Gonde traditional ceremony in Monze
The Lwiindi Gonde Traditional Ceremony of the Tonga speaking people of Southern Province has been postponed to a later date due to unknown reasons. According to a letter made available to ZANIS today, the ceremony’s Organising Committee’s Secretary Dawn Hatwiko. says that the Traditional Ceremony has...

Nothing good will come out of Parliament on constitution – Saunders

Daunte Saunders speaking at the UPND news conference
Political Activist Dante Saunders has questioned the motive behind the PF government’s decision to take constitution amendments to Parliament where they have a majority. Mr. Saunders says what people must understand is that anything that goes to Parliament will be in the favour of the...

Zambia learns lesson from South Africa’s hosting of 2010 FIFA World Cup

Government says there’s need to enhance sporting infrastructure in the country in order to boost the morale of those involved in different sporting disciplines. Sports, Youth and Child Development Minister Kenneth said lessons have been learnt from the just ended World Cup tournament in South...

Government assures journalists in the country that it believes in freedom of the press

Government has reassured journalists in the country that it believes in freedom of the press as a tenet for democracy but urged the media fraternity to be responsible in their reporting. Chief Government Spokesperson and Information Minister, Joseph Katema, says the media has been invaded...

Shamenda refutes media reports that President Sata collapsed on Monday

Labour Minister Fackson Shamenda
Acting Chief government spokesperson Fackson Shamenda has dismissed as evil some media reports suggesting that President Michael Sata on Monday allegedly collapsed at State House and remained unconscious for a period of forty five minutes before he was resuscitated by the First lady Dr....

RB welcomes investigations [Updated]

Former Republican President Rupiah Banda has welcomed investigations into the disappearance of gold at Drug Enforcement Commission which has been linked to Dr. Nichola Buzaianu. Mr Banda has also welcomed investigations into the purchasing of LEXUS and the alleged missing vehicles. Breaking his silence since he...

Interview with Basement Entertainment

Basement Entertainment is a UK based Zambian events management and promotions company set out to promote Zambian cultures and performing acts in the UK as well as parts of Europe. KAPA187:    How did Basement entertainment come about? Basement entertainment: Wow, this takes us back; we came about out of...

Government pays back 2.7 million pounds to the British government

Special Assistant to the President (Press and Public Relations) Mr Amos Chanda addresses journalists at a Press Briefing on the impeachment motion by UPND, at State House on Friday, 23rd March, 2018. Picture by Eddie Mwanaleza/State House
State House has disclosed that Zambia has refunded the £2.7 million to the British government which was meant for beneficiaries under the social cash transfer programme. The Department for International Development had requested for a refund following revelations of alleged Social Cash Transfer abuse at...

Govt set to improve working conditions for magistrates

Government has disclosed that it will this year improve the working conditions of magistrates throughout the country. And Government says it will improve the court infrastructure to facilitate a conducive, effective and efficient administration of justice. Justice Minister George Kunda said government is aware of...

GBM goes to the Supreme Court over Kasama seat

Former Kasama Central Member of Parliament Geoffrey Mwamba says he will appeal against the High Court ruling in the Supreme Court on its decision to declare his parliamentary seat vacant. Mr. Mwamba said in an interview that the decision by the High Court to uphold...

President Lungu must urgently appoint two more members to the Mutembo tribunal

Green Party of Zambia has advised President Edgar Lungu to urgently appoint more members to the Mutembo Nchito tribunal. Green Party President Peter Sinkamba said Mr Nchito could ground to halt the Tribunal proceedings, if he decides to seek a judicial review over Justice Ernest...

GBM dismisses stories that him and Given Lubinda will be suspended from the party

Defence Minister Geofrey Mwamba has dismissed allegations that he will be banished from the Partriotic Front and government. ZANIS Kalulushi reports that Mr Mwamba said it was not true that him and Kabwata Member of Parliament Given Lubinda would be suspended from the party and...

Bishop Paul Mususu questions the ability of ZP to maintain law and order in 2011 elections

Former evangelical fellowship EFZ executive director, Bishop Paul Mususu has questioned the ability of the Zambia Police Service to maintain law and order in next years tripartite elections, when they could not even obtain that in the Milanzi and Mufumbwe by elections. In an interview...

Nevers Mumba should not use the UPND to revive the MMD-HH

UPND president Hakainde Hichilema reacts after he was among the party officials teargassed at the Lusaka Central Police Station
Opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has urged his MMD counterpart Dr Nevers Mumba to desist from dragging the name of the UPND in efforts to revive his party. Mr Hichilema said attacks from Dr Mumba that the UPND is a regional party for failing to...