The Zambian presidency is in a real state capture – Simumba

President Edgar Lungu
Economist Trevor Simumba has charged that the Office of President of Zambia is in a real state capture crisis. Mr Simumba warned that if not handled properly, this will put Zambia in a precarious state internationally and regionally. He said the appointment of an individual with...

Revocation of the Appointment of New FIC Director Confirms Disaster in this Country- HH

HH speaking during a radio programme on SUN FM
United Party for National Development(UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema has said that he is not surprised President Edgar Lungu can fire a competent FIC Board, and with a lot of fanfare appoint a new one only to dismiss its Chairman 24 hrs later. In a statement...

Malaria knocks out Kambwili’s questioning at DEC

Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili
NDC leader Chishimba Kambwili’s planned questioning at the Drug Enforcement Commission Headquarters in Lusaka on Wednesday morning failed to take off. This was after Dr Kambwili’s lawyers informed the Commission that their client was unable to attend the questioning as he was unwell nursing a...

Constitutional Court adjourns hearing for LAZ injunction

Newly appointed Attorney General Likando Kalaluka during the Swearing in Ceremony at State House on April 8,2015 -Picture by THOMAS NSAMA
The Constitutional Court has adjourned the hearing of an application by the Law Association of Zambia for an injunction to prevent Parliament from proceeding to receive submissions and debate the Constitution of Zambia Amendment Bill number 10 of 2019 to Monday, 16th September, 2019. On...

DEC summon Kambwili, likely to be arrested today

Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili
The Drug Enforcement Commission this morning issued a call out to opposition leader Chishimba Kambwili to appear for questioning. The Commission wants Dr Kambwili to appear before its officers at DEC Headquarters at 10:00 Hrs without fail. Sources have indicated that President Edgar Lungu has instructed...

Kambwili appeals to Minister of Home Affairs over his party deregistration

Home Affairs Minister Hon. Stephen Kampyongo
The National Democratic Congress has appealed its deregistration with the Minister of Home Affairs Stephen Kampyongo. And the party has discontinued any court proceedings on the deregistration until further notice following extensive consultations with the party. Party President Chishimba Kambwili says in accordance with section...

Zambia police treats every political party equally-Paul Moonga

Paul Moonga
The ruling Patriotic Front (PF) Lusaka Provincial Chairperson Paul Moonga urged the opposition political parties to respect the instructions given by Police during situations when tensions in the city are high. Commenting on the decision by Zambia Police not to grant the part permit...

Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo denies having a hand in the de-registration of Kambwili’s NDC party

Home Affairs Minister Hon. Stephen Kampyongo
GOVERNMENT through the Ministry of Home Affairs has said that all the Political Parties in the country are bound to the same law under the registrar of societies Act. Speaking during a joint Press Briefing with Minister of Information and Broadcasting this morning, Home Affairs...

Zambia Police deny PF permit to match Against Kambwili

The Event where PF Cadres Presented a Petition against Kambwili
Zambia Police has rejected the application for a permit by the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) to match and deliver a Petition to National Democratic Congress (NDC) Leader Chishimba Kambwili. In a letter released to the public, Zambia Police said that the security situation in...

Unlike EFF the ANC has a lukewarm approach to xenophobia – ZANASU

The Zambia National Students Union (ZANASU) has officially written to South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, warning him that the inaction by the ANC Government over the ongoing xenophobic attacks against foreign nationals is threatening the South African investment and business interests in other countries. In...

I’ll will not be silenced by the recent incarceration on charges of defamation-Kambwili

Opposition National Democratic Congress Leader Chishimba Kambwili
Opposition National Democratic Congress Leader Chishimba Kambwili has said that he will not be silenced by the recent incarceration on charges of defamation. Mr. Kambwili who was recently released on bail by Lusaka Magistrate Lameck Banda said he will now increase his volume is condemning...

Proposed Bills are meant to perpetuate the stay of PF in office -Nalumango

United Party for National Development (UPND) National Chairperson Mutale Nalumango
Reject Constitutional Amendment Bill We have made it clear that we do not and will never support the proposed retrogressive proposed Amendment Bill 10 because it does not serve the interest of the people of the Zambia but that of Edgar Lungu and his party,...

UPND Youths Must Not Be Sidelined From The Proposed National Youth INDABA, Because They Are Also Zambians

MMD youth Prince Ndoyi has welcomed the call by the new Minister for Youths Emmanuel Mulenga who has ordered his ministry officials to organise a national youth indaba. Ndoyi who spoke on the sidelines of the ongoing Center for Young Leaders in...

We will defend the President, We cannot rely on the Government-Davies Mwila

PF Secretary General Davis Mwila
The Patriotic Front (PF) Leadership has vowed to protect President Edgar Lungu from all forms of unwarranted political attacks. PF Secretary General Davis Mwila said that the party will not allow any politician to abuse their freedom of speech, adding that the party...

UCZ Synod Bishop urges Politicians not to divide the country on Tribal Lines

President Edgar Lungu, Kabundi Kapisha UCZ Congregation Bishop Sichilima (c) and PF Deputy Secretary General Mumbi Phiri during the Church Services in Chingola
United Church of Zambia (UCZ) Synod Bishop Sydney Sichilima has urged politicians against dividing the country on tribal lines. Bishop Sichilima said tribalism must not be allowed to take centre stage in the nation as it is detrimental and divisive. He urged political leaders to avoid...