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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...

Mealie-meal prices are shooting up to levels unseen in Zambia-Fred M’membe

By Fred M'membe President, Socialist Party Rising mealie-meal prices can have a devastating effect on the health of poor households by making it more difficult for them to afford. A sharp rise in mealie-meal prices can significantly affect household consumption and...

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Robin Siame Enjoying Life at GBFC

Green Buffaloes winger Robin Siame is enjoying life at the Zambia Army club. Siame joined Buffaloes from Kitwe United at...

Lusambo warns Nutricom Food and Beverage Limited for claiming their Ginger Kombucha Energy drink can prevent Corona virus

Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo has warned that government will not allow business entities in Zambia to produce misleading adverts that their products can...

Government releases over K5.6 billion to finance developmental, service delivery programmes

The National Treasury released last month released a sum of K5.64 billion to finance various developmental and public service delivery programmes in the country. Of...

Germany organisations donate ambulance to Kaindu clinic

Zambia’s Ambassador to Germany Anthony Mukwita has applauded Amatheon Agri and the German Arbetheir-Samariter Bund (ASB) for investing in Zambia’s health and agriculture sectors. Mr....

Street Vending is still illegal in Zambia, says Local Government Minister

Local Government Minister Charles Banda has reiterated that street vending in the country is illegal unless when conducted in designated places as prescribed by...
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