Luapula residents nods amendments to Constitution

Public Forum organised by the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) at Samfya Town Council Chambers
Luapula residents have nodded the proposed amendments to the Constitution of Zambia. The residents have since urged their Members of Parliament, Anthony Kasandwe and Ponde Mecha of Bangweulu and Chifunabuli Constituencies, respectively, to support the amendments the Constitution and resist the temptation to throw away...

Police block HH from viewing the Chongwe River

Police in Chongwe this morning blocked UPND President Hakainde Hichilema from viewing the dried up Chongwe River. Mr Hichilema, in the company of his party officials had gone to Chongwe to get facts on the ground on the water situation in the area and to...

Deregistration of the National Democratic Congress Party (NDC) by the Registrar of Societies

The Democratic Party (DP) has condemned the deregistration of the National Democratic Congress Party (NDC) by the Registrar of Societies. DP Spokesperson Judith Kabemba says the decision taken by the Patriotic Front government is a recipe for dictatorship. Ms Kabemba has wondered why the PF government...

Speaker refuses to respond to HH

Mr Hichilema speaking at a news conference at his residence.
SPEAKER of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has refused to respond to United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hichilema’s letter regarding the Constitution (Amendment) Bill Number 10 of 2019 because the opposition leader is not one of the petitioners. In a letter addressed to...

Deputy Chief Whip Tutwa Ngulube claims LAZ lawsuit is not supported by all lawyers

Deputy Parliamentary Chief Whip Tutwa Ngulube says the decision by Law Association of Zambia President Eddie Mwitwa to take President Edgar Lungu, the National Assembly and the Attorney General to Court over NDF Bill number 10 of 2019 was not a collective decision of...

President Lungu should cancel all land offers on Forest 27

Transparency International Zambia has called on President Edgar Lungu to cancel all the land offers on the controversial Forest 27 in Lusaka East. In a statement, TIZ President Reuben Lifuka says his organization is demanding that appropriate answers be given over the issue. Mr Lifuka also...

NAREP Spokesperson Bwalya Nondo defects to PF

PF Deputy Secretary General Hon Mumbi Phiri welcoming former NAREP Spokesperson to PF
National Restoration Party (NAREP) Spokesperson Bwalya Nondo has ditched the opposition political party to join the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) citing good leadership under President Edgar Lungu. And in receiving Mr. Nondo at the PF secretariat in Lusaka on Wednesday, PF Deputy Secretary General Hon...

Kampyongo denies colluding with Mwenya Musenge to disrupt Kambwili’s NDC Party

Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo
Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo has rubbished claims by National Democratic Congress NDC leader Chishimba Kambwili's Claims that he is is behind the confusion engulfing the opposition political party. Speaking in an interview in Ndola/Copperbelt province, the minister said it is totally retrogressive that the...

Chief Whip calls for submissions for Bill 10

PF Chairperson for legal affairs Brian Mundubile
Parliamentary Chief Whip Brian Mundubile has called on citizens to start making their submissions on the Constitution of Zambia (Amendment) Bill Number 10, to the Select Committee. This follows the guidance by Speaker Patrick Matibini after the Law Association of Zambia requested him to halt...

Luo to reposess land in Chilanga

Minister of Higher Education Nkandu Luo
Fisheries and Livestock Minister Nkandu Luo says she will get back all land that has been encroached at the fisheries premises in Chilanga. Professor Luo says it is shocking that land meant for the development of the fisheries sector in the country has been turned...

Vedanta welcomes President Lungu to India

President Edgar Lungu welcomes Vedanta Resources PLC Chairman Anil Agarwal who paid a courtesy call on him at State House on Friday.
Vedanta Resources has welcomed President Edgar Lungu, and his delegation, to India for a State Visit. In a statement ahead of President Lungu, Vedanta says its relationship with Zambia is a long-standing one, reinforcing the mutually supportive relationship between India and Zambia. Vedanta’s Chairman Anil Agarwal’s...

Dora Sililya calls for curbing social media threats

Chief Government Spokesperson Hon. Dora Siliya
Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services, Dora Siliya, has called for the nation to come together in finding lasting solutions to curb the emerging threats on social media. Ms Siliya says the negative effects of social media has affected both the developed and developing nations,...

Constitutional Amendment Bill will proceed despite petition – Speaker Matibini

Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini
The Speaker of the National Assembly Dr Patrick Matibini says the House will proceed to table the Constitution Amendment Bill No. 10 of 2019 despite the matter being before the Constitutional Court. Responding to a letter from Simeza Sangwa and Associates, who asked the House...

UPND Welcomes the appointment of the new ECZ CEO

UPND party Secretary General Stephen Katuka addressing the Members
United party for National Development (UPND) secretary general Steven Katuka has said that the party has welcomed the appointment of Mr.Patrick Nshindamo as the new Chief Elections Officer at the Electoral Commission of Zambia(ECZ) In a statement released to the media, UPND said that,...

Lunte MP challenges UPND to publicize their manifesto

Lunte Member of Parliament Mutotwe Kafwaya
Lunte Member of Parliament Mutotwe Kafwaya has challenged the United Party National Development to publicize their manifesto to enable Zambians appreciate what they stand for. Mr Kafwaya accused the opposition party of lacking ideologies and are not ready to govern the country. The Transport and...