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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...

Sangwa is patriot and a defender of the constitution-Senior Chief Mukuni

Senior Chief Mukuni of the Tokaleya people of Kazungula district in Livingstone has demanded for the unconditional lifting of the suspension of Lusaka Lawyer John Sangwa from appearing before any Zambian Court. And Chief Mukuni has called on all traditional...

A Look at Zambia’s unqualified Constitutional Court Judges

By John Sangwa These are Constitutional Judges qualifications,, MRS JUSTICE ANNE MWEWA SITALI Hon. Mrs Justice Anne Mwewa-­Sitali as Judge of the Constitutional. The Nominee was admitted to the Bar 1987, and practised law initially as Legal Aid Counsel from 1987 until...

President Lungu is not eligible to stand for elections in 2021, KBF agrees with John Sangwa

Twenty twenty-one Presidential candidate, Kelvin Fube Bwalya, has advised President Edgar Chagwa Lungu not to be trapped by some people that are telling him that he is eligible to contest the 2021 presidential elections. Discussing the Rule of Law on...

All Stakeholders do Agree that the Constitution Needs Amendments, but why the cry

By Antonio M. Mwanza PF Deputy Media Director. We all agree that the Constitution in its current form has several lacunae and inconsistencies; equally, all stakeholders do agree that the Public Order Act needs to be amended and that its...

PF uses Spax and now want to discard him

By Anthony Bwalya - UPND Member For the record, the regime should either present Spax before the courts or release him. This is the arbitrary application of the law we have always condemned. The same brutality they applied against Mr. Hakainde...

A lawyer’s version on President Lungu’s Eligibility to contest Elections

By Isaac Mwanza Introduction The debate on Diamond TV between Hon Makebi Zulu and John Sangwa was not only mature and enlightening but also exposed the public to what most senior lawyers commenting on the Eligibility Judgment would not want to...

Dr. N’gandu’s frustration with delayed IMF bailout understandable, but who is to blame?

Story highlights The IMF is working closely with the Zambian authorities to develop a plan that will anchor macroeconomic stability. Recent steep depreciation of the kwacha is raising inflationary pressures and expansionary fiscal policy which has created large budgetary...

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Standard Chartered to commit $1 billion of financing for companies to help COVID-19

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Defiant Bar Owners in Solwezi District have been arrested

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