President Lungu welcomes over 300 UPND defectors in Kaoma

PF Kaoma Rally
About 380 members of the United Party for National Development (UPND) have defected to the Patriotic Front in Kaoma’s Chitwa ward. And speaking when he received the new members, President Edgar Lungu who is also PF party President, encouraged the new members to feel...

Electoral Commission of Zambia says the campaigns in Kaoma have generally been peaceful

The Electoral Commission of Zambia says the campaigns in Kaoma have generally been peaceful apart from the shooting incident on Sunday which left one person dead. The Commission has since advised political parties to continue exercising tolerance across the party lines. ECZ Public relations Manager Margaret...

Do not politicise relief distribution-MP’s cautioned

The Office of the Vice President through Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) has given 8,960 bags of mealie meal to Chasefu District in Eastern Province
The Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) has advised Members of Parliament (MP’s) not to politicise the unit and distribution of relief food. DMMU National Coordinator Chanda Kabwe says his office is saddened by the escalating media reports where MP’s are now politicizing the...

HH accuse PF of splashing enormous amounts of cash in Kaoma

Hakainde Hichilema siad that the people are not intimidated by the PF gun culture anymore because their most dangerous weapon is a vote and this will be exercised this Thursday by Kaoma residents just like the people of Sesheke, Katuba, and Roan did.
UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema has accused the PF of splashing enormous amounts of cash in Kaoma ahead of tomorrow's Council Chairperson by election. Mr Hichilema says this is in addition to the government resources at their disposal. He has questioned where the PF are getting the...

Campaign in peacefully, Davies Mwila pleads

PF Secretary General Davis Mwila
Patriotic Front Secretary General Davies Mwila has advised party members to ensure that campaigns being carried out are issue based. The PF Secretary General has further extended the same message to other political players, adding that issue based politics yield positive results as opposed...

No need to tax Netflix – HH

Opposition United Party for National Development President Hakainde Hichilema says there is no need to tax NETFLIX. Mr Hichilema says Zambians are already paying tax through data bundles and taxing NETFLIX will be a burden on the already overtaxed Zambians. In a Tweet, Mr Hichilema said...

Zambians are now ready for the leadership of Hakainde Hichilema and the UPND

UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema
By Anthony Bwalya Let us be very clear: The Patriotic Front (PF) were elected on an illusion - an illusion that was energized by what had become a natural hatred for RB's MMD regime which had become a collective autocraticy, epitomized by excessive state...

Capture of live animals meant to restock other National parks – Ministry of Tourism

Aerial view of an animal conservation area captured using drones
The Ministry of Tourism and Arts says the capture of live animals in South Luangwa National Park is meant to facilitate restocking of depleted or under stocked national parks or wildlife areas. Ministry spokesperson Sakabilo Kalembwe said the capture of animals is not for export...

PF will still win 2021, predicts EIU

President Lungu's Rally at Shifwankula grounds in Chunga Ward of Katuba Constituency to drum up support for a PF Candidate
The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has again projected that the Patriotic Front is likely to retain power in 2021 but warned that the government will become increasingly unpopular as a result of economic mismanagement and deepening autocracy. According to its latest country report for Zambia,...

African Presidents ignored at UN General Assembly ;many walked out during speeches

During the 74th session of the UN general assembly almost all African Presidents were ignored at the time they presented their speeches as evidenced by the room full of empty seats, very few of which were occupied by their representatives. This pattern repeated itself...

Amos Chanda advises PF youths to use Social Media for party mobilisation, and not smear campaign

Former Presidential Spokesperson Amos Chanda has advised the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) youths to help mobilize the party by taking a leading role but ensuring a form of discipline is maintained that he said was lacking in the rank and file of the party...

PF congratulates Communist Party of China Xi Jinping, ahead of their 70th anniversary

PF SECRETARY GENERAL HON. DAVIES MWILA WRITES TO ANC SECRETARY GENERAL ACE MAGASHULE - APPEALING TO ANC TO “LEAD THE STRUGGLE AGAINST XENOPHOBIC OPPRESSION IN SOUTH AFRICA”
PF Secretary General Davies Mwila has sent a congratulatory letter to the General Secretary of the, Communist Party of China Xi Jinping, ahead of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, which falls on 1st October 2019. The letter dated...

Kabwe High Court blocks NDC de-registration

The Kabwe High Court has granted the National Democratic Congress party (NDC) a stay of execution pending judicial review. This is in a matter was the NDC Secretary General Mrs. Bridget Atanga is seeking a judicial review against the deregistration of the party. The party...

EFZ does not support extension of Presidential Petition hearing period

The Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia says it does not support the extension of the presidential petition hearing period from 14 to within 30 days. EFZ Spokesperson, Joshua Banda says extending the days can weaken the security of the nation.Bishop Banda said EFZ considers as a...

President Lungu praises USA for assistance

President Edgar Lungu has praised the United States of America for providing over US$ 3 billion towards development assistance to Zambia since its Independence in 1964. This came to light when President Lungu held a bilateral meeting with US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Africa...