Banda is not a statesman-RPP

Republican Progressive Party(RPP) vice president Lesley Chikuse says President Edgar Lungu should not use his “Godfather”  President Rupiah Banda to defend him on the reported human rights abuse because the former head of state has no capacity to do so due to his political inclinations. Chikuse says Banda has done nothing so far to end […]

Respect Archbishop Mpundu-Edwin Sakala

By Jessie Zimba Zambia Direct Democracy Movement (ZDDM) president Edwin Sakala has distanced himself from opposition leaders denounced Zambia Conference of Catholics’ Bishops (ZCCB) Church Telephore Mpundu following his remarks that Zambia is now a confirmed dictatorship. Sakala said in an interview with Kitwe Times that as a mark of respect, he chose to remain […]

ZAMI petitions Yaluma

By Derrick Sinjela in  Lusaka Zambia Mines Minister Christopher Bwalya Yaluma has received a petition from the 6th Zambia Alternative Mining Indaba (ZAMI) presented by OXFAM Programmes Coordinator-Extractives, Eneya Maseko. Mr. Yaluma says recommendations contained in the ZAMI Petition will enrich a minerals bill being drafted by Government with a view of increasing benefits within […]

There is no tension in the country-Sunday Chanda

By Hellen Nsokolo  Patriotic Front(PF) Media Director Sunday Chanda says the Patriotic front government will not dialogue with the Opposition United party for National Development (UPND) as there is no political tension in Zambia. Responding to growing pleas urging President Edgar Chagwa Lungu and Mr. Hakainde Hichilema to dialogue, Mr. Chanda threw the political gauntlet […]

Detention has not made HH popular-Sunday Chanda

By Hellen Nsokolo Patriotic Front(PF) Media Director Sunday Chanda says  incarceration has not made United Party for National Development(UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema more popular than he was before he committed a treason offense. Reacting to former Deputy Minister in the Chiluba regime Alfred Ndhlovu’s statement that Hichilema’s popularity  graph has improved tremendously since he was incarcerated over […]

Sumaili ordered to take plea in the HH case

By  Fulman Mukobeko Lusaka Magistrate Ireen Wishimanga has ordered Religious Affairs Minister Godfridah Sumaili to take plea before the court proceeds with preliminary issues. Sumaili has been cited for contempt of court by incarcerated United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema and five others. This follows an  interview she gave to Zambian Blog […]

Gath Lappeman says Zambia is conducive for investment

Kalumbila Mine Trident Foundation Manager  Garth Lappeman says Zambia is conducive for mining  investment.   Speaking in an interview, Lappeman said every investor would like to invest in Zambia because the atmosphere is  good and peaceful. “Zambians are  very peaceful and non-violent, therefore the environment is conducive for investment” he said.  Lappeman, however, said power […]

PF must respect Church-UPND

United Party for National Development(UPND) Spokesman Charles Kakoma say the Church’s truthful stance on the happenings in Zambia is a clear indication that indeed there is a total break down in the rule of law brought about by the Patriotic Front (PF) Party and its leaders.   Kakoma said in the last few months, the […]

All cases must be bailable- legal experts

By Dyson Jason Bubala Professor Lukas Muntingh and Jean Redpath, authors of  ‘Social-Economic impact of Pre-Trial Detention in Kenya, Mozambique and Zambia are calling for law reform to make all cases bailable. Launching the report at Crest Golf View hotel in Lusaka, the duo regretted that detention of suspect beyond stipulated 48hours is a violation […]