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Malanji’s helicopter is a moral dilemma, says Dr Cosmas Musumali

ZAMBIA’S Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Malanji faces a moral dilemma over his purchase of a US$1.4 million helicopter, Cosmas Musumali, Socialist Party general secretary and first vice-president says. The Bell 430 twin-engine light-medium helicopter was bought from South...

Proposed Cyber Security and Cyber Crimes Bill ss largely a mere translation of the longstanding Criminal Procedure Code Act

By Sean Tembo 1. As Patriots for Economic Progress (PeP), we have noted the raging debate on the Cyber Security and Cyber Crimes Bill No.2 of 2021 which is currently awaiting Presidential assent. The main arguments against the Bill are...

The Cyber Security and Cyber-Crimes Bill is Oppressive and It must be Stopped

By Hakainde Hichilema Zambia’s August 2021 elections are on the horizon. The 2016 polls were closely contested despite widespread irregularities. These have been difficult years for citizens. Even before the Covid-19 pandemic hit, spiralling debt and inflation resulted in rising...

The Constitution Clearly Doesn’t Allow a Third Term of Office

By Fred M'membe It's very clear that President Edgar Lungu and his disciples are trying to impose their will on all of us. They are trying to keep themselves in power at any cost. They have made it impossible...

HH is scared of facing President Lungu on the Ballot paper

By Marvin Chanda Mberi Initially, we have abandoned the debate pertaining the eligibility of President Edgar Chagwa Lungu as it was without any doubt coined to divert the debate. We did our level best to belabor to engage the...

It’s the abuse of the police by President Lungu that has led to loss in public confidence

By Fred M'membe Last week President Edgar Lungu made a very strange admission, or rather confession: “The public confidence in the police service is low, and it is up to the police, themselves, to regain that confidence by...

Renaming Opposition Alliance as UPND Alliance

By Isaac Mwanza Why did Mr. Hakainde Hichilema and UPND insist on renaming the Opposition Alliance as UPND Alliance? Background Mr. Hakainde Hichilema had just emerged from the Party General Assembly where he not only went unopposed for the position of the...

The game changer in this coming election is the Church vote, Not a tribal or party vote.

By Nevers Mumba A NEW HOPE To day marks a momentous day in the journey and history of the Movement for Multiparty Democracy. After a six year long battle for democracy, decency and the rule of law both in the courts...

We will not be part of the Alliance Circuses going on

By Fred M'membe President of the Socialist Party The issue of us joining alliances or pacts keeps on coming up. We have explained and explained our position on this issue but it keeps coming up ceaselessly. For us, it is...

About the IMF: Misconceptions Versus reality

By Sean Tembo - PeP President 1. There are a lot of misconceptions and sometimes just plain lies that have been peddled about the breadth and width on an International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme and what it would mean if...

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High Number of Aspiring Candidates shows how PF has become so Popular and Attractive-Given Lubinda

Patriotic Front (PF) Central Committee Member Given Lubinda has said that the ruling party cannot afford to go...