MMD Submission to the Parliamentary Select Committee on Amendment Bill No 10

Hon. Rapheal Nakachinda chairing a sitting of the parliamentary select committee on the Constitutional Amendment Bill.
SUBMISSIONS TO THE PARLIAMENTARY SELECT COMMITTEE ON THE PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA- AMENDMENT BILL N.A.B 10 OF 2019 Introduction   The MMD under the "safe hands working for you" slogan is a party enshrined in the values of democracy,...

Why Tribalphobia is Zambia’s biggest threat?

A Tonga warrior welcoming the president.
By Chimwemwe Mwanza Whip-up a lie so hard, it will turn into truth. Propagandist, Joseph Goebbels of the Nazis and his master Adolph Hitler adopted this maxim to greater efficiency leaving in their trail, a wrought of historic devastation. Across the Great Lakes region, the Hutu’s...

Zambia loses 63 cents of every $1 borrowed to corruption

Zambia Total External Debt Servicing
As the debate around the infamous Bill 10 rages on, one of the issues being hotly contested is the proposal by the PF that Parliamentary oversight on respect of debt contraction must be relinguished. They want to enjoy the latitude to borrow and plunder as...

PF Submission to the Parliamentary Select Committee on Amendment Bill No 10

PF Secretary General Davies Mwila making the party’s submission to the parliamentary select committee on the Constitutional Amendment Bill
SUBMISSION OF THE PATRIOTIC FRONT PARTY (PF) TO THE PARLIAMENTARY SELECT COMMITTEE ON THE CONSTITUTION OF ZAMBIA (AMENDMENT) BILL NO. 10 OF 2019 1.0. Introduction This is the submission of the Patriotic Front Party (PF) to the Parliamentary Select Committee on the Constitution of Zambia (Amendment) Bill...

Submissions of the Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) to the Parliamentary Select Committee on Bill No 10

Vice President Inonge Wina (r) interacts with Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) Indunas shortly after the burial of His Royal Highness the late Chief Lukama Meebelo Sekeld of Sioma and Shangombo Districts at Ibolokwa area of Nalolo District in Western Province
Submissions of the Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) to the Parliamentary Select Committee to Scrutinise the Constitution of Zambia Amendment bill no. 10 of 2019 The United Liberal Party would like to thank the Chairman of the Select Committee and the Committee for according the party...

ULP Submissions on the Constitution of Zambia Amendment Bill No. 10 of 2019

UNITED LIBERAL PARTY President Sakwiba Sikota S.C
ULP Submissions To The Parliamentary Select Committee To Scrutinise The Constitution Of Zambia Amendment Bill No. 10 Of 2019 The united liberal party would like to thank the chairman of the select committee and the committee for according the party an opportunity to submit a...

Jailed 10 Years for “Smoking” Weed?

Dickson Jere
By Dickson Jere Judge Yvonne Chembe of Ndola High Court has come under unfair attack. Many strongly believe that the 10 years jail sentence she slapped on a young girl of Ndola for “smoking weed” was harsh. Others are even comparing her case to those who...

The Global, European and Zambian Economy

Patriotic Front -PF- Secretary General Hon Davies Mwila
By Hon Davies Mwila INTRODUCTION The previous article discussed some factors negatively affecting the global economy such as the U.S-Sino Trade War, U.S Auto Tariffs and No-Deal Brexit, which have led IMF and World to cut global and African economic growth forecasts for 2019 and 2020,...

PF Challenges FIC CEO Mary Tshuma to clarify if she is politically aligned

Financial Intelligence Centre Director General Mary Chirwa
By Edwin Lifwekelo IT IS THE HAND AND VOICE OF HICHILEMA MUDDYING THE WATERS-NOT A UPND PARTY FUNCTIONARY Ms. Tshuma MUST declare her position in this regard. Is she a Civil Servant who is a darling of the Opposition? She must tell where her allegiance lies...

A functional parliament would impeach president Lungu over his intimate associations with known drug barons

By A.Bwalya Article 108 (1) of our Republican Constitution is very clear around grounds on which the PRESIDENT can and/ or should be impeached from office. But of curious consideration is (1)(c) of the same Article which essentially provides for the impeachment of the PRESIDENT...

President Lungu must come clean over associations with individuals named in drug criminal investigations in the US

President Edgar Lungu
By A.Bwalya As opposition UPND President Hakainde Hichilema weighs in on this such important issue, it may be useful for Zambians to be reminded of why we are concerned about the allegations raised in this issue. In Zambia, the Presidency is the embodiment and epitome of...

Chishimba Kambwili – The reincarnation of a leopard

Chief Government spokesperson Chishimba Kambwili
By Chimwemwe Mwanza The narrative in our politics has been fluid like a pendulum on steroids. Understandably so, Zambia has such an unusual talent of swinging from one crisis to another; from battling to identifying an owner of 48 houses that sprang from nowhere, to...

Xenophobia, the ugly outcome of poverty and our inherent identity crisis.

By Ambassador Emmanuel Mwamba Okey people, let's gather here and discuss. By now you have been numbed by the numerous horrific videos shared on social media depicting the ghastly attacks against foreign nationals. Some are new, others are old but are circulated during this period. They cause the...

Revisiting Zambia’s political and economic history: A letter to the now generation – Chitimukulu

By Dr. Henry Kanyanta Sosala PART I I have been prompted to write this article on Zambia’s political and economic history because of the following extract which a young ‘’blogger’’ had posted on Watchdog on 12th August 2014: ‘’I was surprised to find out that Zambia...

Customers getting the short end of the stick

Dear Editor, Why should data bundles and airtime expire? May I ventilate my concerns regarding the limited validity of data bundles and related pre-paid services. How is it that when we pay for water or electricity prepaid services, we enjoy the services we pay for until...