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Kanganja must update the Nation on important matters under investigation despite the COVID-19

By Harrison Chewe Kalosa We would like to commend the Inspector General of Police Mr Kakoma Kanganja for his instructions to his Officers to take steps to decongest police cells in view of the COVID-19 threat. That’s as it should...

Why Concourt Was Wrong On Lungu’s 2021 Eligibility

By Michael Chishala Imagine it is 2014 and Dr Guy Scott is acting as President of the Republic of Zambia after the death of President Michael Sata. He somehow manages to get the Zambia Constitution Amendment Act of 2016 passed...

Patriotic Front Stance Following Prime TV’s Refusal To Work With Government Over COVID-19 Virus Sensitisation

By Hon Davies Mwila Patriotic Front Secretary General 1. INTRODUCTION We refer to the recent announcement by the Chief Government Spokesperson Hon. Dora Siliya; to the effect that the Government of the Republic of Zambia and its agents have ceased to...

One Hour Limitation for Church Services Upsets Council of Churches in Zambia

The Council of Churches in Zambia is concerned and alarmed by the directive by the government to allow bars and night clubs to operate for longer hours while the Churches have been restricted to a maximum of one hour. Yesterday,...

Cholera more deadly than Covid-19: Too early to close schools!!

By Kabanda Mwansa It is common knowledge that every government has to formulate and implement practical measures to protect its citizens against the Corona Virus that is spreading so rapidly across the globe. It is the responsibility of every government...

Minibuses a Corona Virus Risk!

By Mthoniswa Banda Now that Lusaka has confirmed the presence of the novel Corona virus, the Zambian Roads & Highway Safety Group (ZRHSG) is urging the Zambian Government to consider sanitizing the mini bus transportation system in the country. The Zambian...

Three UPND MPs go AWOL, send party in panic as Bill 10 debate is halted

Three UPND Members of Parliament on Tuesday conspicuously disappeared with no trace hours before Parliament could resume debating the controversial Bill 10 motion. Lufwanyama MP Leonard Fungulwe and his Mpongwe counterpart Rasfold Bulaya including Kapiri Mposhi MP Stanley kakubo sent...

A Note: Chapter One Foundation explains MP’s Walk Out

What was the significance of the MPs walking out of the Bill 10 parliamentary debate? Yesterday, Minister of Justice Given Lubinda made a ministerial statement to the effect that Cabinet had rejected the most contentious clauses in Bill 10 in...

The Judiciary is now lawless: the suspension of John Sangwa

By Sishuwa Sishuwa On 13 March 2020, the Judiciary’s Acting Chief Registrar, Prince Boniface Mwiinga, announced that prominent constitutional law expert John Sangwa would no longer be allowed to appear before any court in Zambia. In a notice to all...

Is Zambia’s Preparedness for COVID19 Adequate?

  By: Anthony Bwalya - UPND Member As the spread of the dreaded Coronavirus (#COVID19) intensifies, with all global systems under siege, least developed countries like Zambia, with feebly formed national health systems, face an eminent, monumental catastrophe should this monster...

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HH wants Correctional facilities and Police Cells decongested in the wake of COVID-19

UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema has written to the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Chief Justice, the Director of Public...

Effects of COVID-19 Disease on the Zambian Mining Industry

By Webby Banda CTPD-Senior Researcher (Extractives) The Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) has observed that Mineral commodity prices have plummeted in recent days...

The People of Serenje have rejected Bill 10 – MMD Official Tells Off Nakachinda

Opposition New Hope Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) in Serenje district have said that the people in the district have rejected the Bill 10. The...

Only adds one more case to its COVID-19 numbers, only one patient is severely ill

Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya has announced that Zambia has only recorded one COVID-19 case in the last 24:hrs bringing the total number of...

Kalusha Bwalya’s Lawyers say that his appeal is still being considered

Football Icon Kalusha Bwalya’s Lawyers say the appeal to FIFA’s Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) has NOT yet been heard and determined. Bwalya’s Lawyers...
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