Mweemba supports calls for RB’s MMD presidency

Ruling Movement for Multi party Democracy (MMD) former presidential Aspirant Caine Mweemba has supported calls Republican Rupiah Banda to be the party's president. Mr. Mweemba said it is prudent that the National executive council (NEC) endorses President Banda to be the ruling party president to...

HH learnt something while in detention -Kantanshi MP

UPND President Hakainde Hichilema leaving the court
Independent Kantanshi Member of Parliament  says he is positive that opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema learnt something while in detention. Speaking on Pan African Radio’s News Feedback Programme on Sunday, Anthony Mumba said Mr. Hichilema intentionally chose to make a blunder...

Opposition NAREP signs social contract with Katuba residents

The opposition National Restoration Party (NAREP) has signed a social contract with the people of Katuba constituency to seek new methods of developing the area. NAREP candidate in the forth coming Katuba Parliamentary by-elections Joseph Mushalika signed on behalf of NAREP and Chieftainess Mungule's Induna...

Winning presidential aspirant to serve for only 3 yrs – Malila

Attorney General Mumba Malila has described a statement stating that a presidential candidate to be elected in this month's by-election would not be subjected to the 2011 elections as legally incorrect and misleading. Mr. Malila said the person to...

UPND says Catholics Bishops have sent a message to President Edgar Lungu

Police officers push Zambezi West Member of Parliament Charles Kakoma out of the Lusaka Central Police Station.
Catholics Bishops send a message to President Edgar Lungu ahead of his visit to Vatican In a way that only they could, the Catholic Bishops have thoroughly articulated issues that affect all of us. In their annual Pastoral Letter to their congregants on the State...

Foreign companies seek to influence Zambia’s elections

A group of wealthy South African mining interests and an arms dealer have been secretly aiming to exert their influence to fix the upcoming presidential by-election in Zambia, according to an article published this week in African Confidential. The article, entitled “Foreign boost for opposition,”...

NDC Youth Chairman Kabwata suspended for 30 days over harassment of Journalists

National Democratic Congress NDC National youth Chairman Charles Kabwita has been suspended for 30 days. Mr. Kabwita has been suspended for his alleged harassment of journalist's from public media institutions. And three NDC youths from lusaka have also been suspended for their alleged involvement in the...

FODEP hopeful ECZ will attend to MMD complaint – Mhango

The Foundation for Democratic Process says it hopes the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) will attend to the formal complaint that the ruling (MMD) would lodge against PF-UPND pact candidate Geoffrey Mwamba over his “tribal” remarks. FODEP President Stanley Mhango says the MMD has the...

HH says People criticizing him for not attending Prayers at Showgrounds entitled to their opinion

HH Addressing Defectors
United Party for National Development (UPND) President Hakainde Hichilema has said that those criticizing him for not attending the prayer and fasting at the showgrounds are entitled to their opinion. Mr. Hichilema said that people can criticize him and voice out their opinions on...

Lawyers act to remove DPP Nchito as lead prosecutor in RB cases

Lawyers representing former Republican President Rupiah Banda have said they will object to Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Mutembo Nchito prosecuting their client in a corruption-related case due to conflict of interest. After Former President Banda and Jin pleaded not guilty to all the three...

I feel vindicated – Fr. Bwalya

Change Life or Die Zambia Executive Director Fr. Frank Bwalya says revelations of the Auditor General's Report on the Road Development Agency has justified his criticism of the poor governance record of the ruling Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD). Speaking in an interview with QFM,...

Kasama MMD PEC members asks NEC to expel youth chairman

The MMD in Northern Province has formally recommend to the National Executive Committee (NEC) the expulsion of its provincial youth chairman Danny Chisanga from the ruling party for alleged gross indiscipline. MMD Provincial Vice Secretary Jairus Simunyola confirmed the development in a statement made availed...

NDC is not going into an alliance with the UPND

Mwenya Musenge
The National Democratic Congress says it has no immediate intentions to get into an alliance with the UPND. UPND Deputy Secretary General Patrick Mucheleka recently disclosed that the party will explore possibilities of forming an alliance with the NDC. But NDC Secretary General Mwenya Musenge said...

MMD cadres jailed for 3 years for assault

Three Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) political party supporters have been sentenced to 3 years imprisonment with hard labour for assaulting a Muvi TV crew in Lusaka in July last year. Magistrate Alice Walusiku in passing judgment, said that journalists have a duty to investigate,...

I can be vice-president, says Sata

PATRIOTIC FRONT (PF) President Michael Sata has claimed that he is ready to serve as vice-president of PF-UPND pact if UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema is chosen as president of the pact. But spokesperson for PF rebel MPs Peter Machungwa said it would be a mark...