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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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PF Not Bribing UPND Councilors, it’s a crime and UPND should report their bribed councilors for prosecution

By Marvin Chanda Mberi The wind of continuation for the ruling PF is now blowing nearly in all corners of the country as it has now become stable in the once upon a time UPND strongholds. The popularity of UPND and...

What is the real opportunity cost of the $13 million Kafue Flyover Bridge?

By Anthony Bwalya - UPND Member Today is the day the Patriotic Front (PF) regime and President Edgar Lungu will once again parade the media and play and dance to the gallery as they commission the Kafue Flyover decongestion project. The...

PF cannot use these By-Elections Results as a Measure of their Popularity

By George Sichula I have noticed that the Luapula and Western ward bye-elections have sparked debate on social media on who is more popular than the other. Firstly, the PF cannot use these election results as a measure of their...

What is Zambia’s COVID 19 Strategy Kanshi?

By Parkie Mbozi ON 23RD MARCH 2020, precisely five days after 18 March when Zambia reported a twin case of the Coronavirus (code-named COVID-19) “pandemic”, I authored a widely circulated article titled, What is the Science Behind Zambia’s COVID...

PF has Turned the Presidency into an Axis of Criminality

By: Anthony Bwalya - UPND Member By Zambian supreme law, the President, any elected Zambian President, is the sole custodian of our collective public interest; and thus the guardian of not just the constitution itself but also the final gatekeeper...

Six-Time Losing Presidential Candidate HH should resign on Moral Grounds

By: Marvin Chanda Mberi (Law Scholar) We wish to congratulate the mighty Patriotic Front party which is led by the able and fit leader of the Christian and Democratic Republic of Zambia President Edgar Chagwa Lungu for the resounding victory...

Let No One Rob you of the Government you need by Unproven Theories-Nevers Mumba

  By Dr Nevers Sekwila Mumba, President 30 years ago, this Month, a Movement for Democracy was born. It was a people’s movement. After 26 years of a UNIP led one party state, Zambians decided, in their numbers to change the shape...

NDCC Approves Rescoped Programmes in 7NDP amid COVID-19

The National Development Coordinating Committee (NDCC), a grouping of Government and multi-sectoral stakeholders, has supported the re-scoping of the implementation plan of the Seventh National Development Plan (7NDP) in the face of the negative impact of COVID-19 and other...

Suspension of Lusaka and Kitwe City Councils: The Constitutionality of Section 56 of the Local Government Act

No one has challenged the fact that the Minister can, per Section 56 of the Local Government Act, No. 2 of 2019, suspend the functions of “all councillors.” However, it would appear that a question has arisen with regard...

Rule of lawlessness: ECZ, online voter registration and electoral integrity

By O’Brien Kaaba and Felicity Kayumba Kalunga On 16 July 2020, the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) announced the launch of what it called the “Beta Testing phase of the Online Pre-Registration platform”. The test platform was initially intended to...
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