Copperbelt’s ‘the Zambia We Love,’ Forum resolve to support amendments to the Constitution

Some of the Copperbelt residents and students from Kitwe, Ndola and Luanshya participating at the Copperbelt Forum dubbed, ‘the Zambia We Love,’
Copperbelt residents and students from Kitwe, Ndola and Luanshya participating at the Copperbelt Forum dubbed, ‘the Zambia We Love,’ resolved to support their Members of Parliament in debating the Constitution of Zambia (Amendment) Bill No. 10 of 2019. The residents, who gathered at a...

I’m committed to ensuring that the ECZ deliver credible and transparent elections-Nshindano

Patrick Nshindano is its new Chief Electoral Officer (CEO).
Electoral Commission of Zambia Chief Electoral Officer Patrick Nshindano has committed to ensuring that the ECZ deliver credible and transparent elections in line with the mandate and values of the commission. Mr Nshindano says he is fully aware of the high expectations by the Zambian...

The Electoral Commission of Zambia appoints a new Chief Electoral Officer

The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has appointed Mr Kryticous Patrick Nshindano as its Chief Electoral Officer (CEO). The appointment is with effect from 8th August, 2019. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Nshindano was Executive Director for Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR). The Commission...

Govt castigates LAZ for petitioning President Lungu

Government Chief Whip Brian Mundubile has castigated the Law Association of Zambia for petitioning the President of Zambia, the Attorney General and the Assembly over the Constitutional Amendment Bill No. 10. Mr. Mundubile who is also PF Chairperson Legal Affairs said the petition is an...

Lands Minister Jean Kapata must be investigated for allocating herself land in Forest Reserve

Minister of Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Jean Kapata
GEARS Initiative Zambia has demanded that Chief Justice Irene Mambilima must appoint a tribunal to investigate whether or not Lands Minister Jean Kapata has breached the law by allocating herself a plot in the controversial Lusaka East Local Forest Reserve number 27. GEARS Initiative Executive...

It ‘s wrong to only point out defects in the constitution when there are elections-Tutwa Ngulube

Kabwe Central Member of Parliament, Tutwa Ngulube
Deputy Parliamentary Chief Whip Tutwa Ngulube has said that it is surprising that those who condemned the current Constitution do not want to make changes to the document. Mr. Ngulube said that it is wrong to only point out defects in the supreme law...

Conflict Between Southern Province MPs And Goverment Is Hindering Development In The Province

Hon. Nakacinda During The Monze Meeting
Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) National Secretary Raphael Nakacinda has called on Members of Parliament in Southern to help the Provincial administration market the province regardless of their political affiliation. Commenting on the forthcoming Southern Province Tourism and Investment Exposition set for 14th-21st September in...

Kasempa district to have 3 constituencies

The delimitation exercise in Kasempa district has concluded on a peaceful note with a resolve by stakeholders to add two constituencies to make it three. The stakeholders submitted that Kasempa is one of the largest constituencies in the country that should be considered for two...

UPND used dirty tactics to win the By-Election in Katuba-Chiteme

National Development Planning Minister Alexander Chiteme has expressed displeasure at the violent politics being practiced by the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND). During the media briefing at the PF Interactive Forum in Lusaka, Mr Chiteme accused UPND of wining by using dirty tactics...

President Lungu asks PF leadership in Kasama to make use of GBM

President Edgar Chagwa Lungu (right) greets Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba (GBM) on arrival at Kasama Airport on Thursday,August 8,2019.PICTURE BY SALIM HENRY/STATE HOUSE ©2019
PRESIDENT Edgar Chagwa Lungu has scolded Kasama MP Kelvin Sampa, Mayor Fredrick Chisanga and District Commissioner Kelly Kashiwa for not embracing a spirit of unity and making use of political heavy weight Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba (GBM) who resigned from UPND as Vice President to...

PF accuses Kalaba of not pointing out tribalism in UPND

PF Lusaka province chairman Kennedy Kamba captured on a mobile phone at C ity Library Polling centre in Lusaka
The Patriotic Front in Lusaka Province says it is horrified by Democratic Party leader Harry Kalaba’s unwarranted and unprovoked attacks on President Edgar Lungu as covered by sections of the media. PF Lusaka Province Interim Secretary Kennedy Kamba said it is evident that Mr. Kalaba’s...

UNIP Members head to Court to demand for a Party Convention to Elect New Leaders

Wrangles within Zambia’s first ruling political party, the United National Independence Party -UNIP- have deepened. Some members have taken court action to compel the party to hold a National Congress at which leaders will be elected at various levels. Fackson Njobvu has filed a Statement of...

The mini cabinet reshuffle did little to inspire confidence among Zambians

A senior member of the ruling Patriotic Front has appealed to President Edgar Lungu to reconstitute his cabinet and to quickly set up a team of elders who should be advising him on political issues. The official who is a member of the PF Central...

President Lungu warns civil servants against involving themselves in politics

President Lungu's Rally at Shifwankula grounds in Chunga Ward of Katuba Constituency to drum up support for a PF Candidate
President Edgar Lungu has warned civil servants against involving themselves in politics. President Lungu said that civil servants’ involvement in politics affects implementation of government programmes and ultimately sabotaging its activities. ZANIS reports that President Lungu said this when he addressed civil servants in Solwezi...

The Constitutional amendment move by PF in Parliament is illegal and unconstitutional-HH

HH addressing a media briefing at his residence
UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema has called for an immediate stop to the alleged Patriotic Front party maneuvers in parliament in which they are intending to pass the constitutional amendment bill without following the parliamentary procedure. The PF instead of opening the debate in parliament...