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Magistrate Adjourns Mumba’s Trespass Case

Magistrate Adjourns Mumba’s Trespass Case

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By Kaungu Ndumba MMD leader Nevers Mumba yesterday could not open his defence in a case where he is charged with criminal trespass at ZNBC because his lawyer Robert Simeza is unwell. This is in a matter where Mumba is accused of trespassing on Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation and giving…

Lungu’s Warning To Ministers Is Timely- FODEP

Lungu’s Warning To Ministers Is Timely- FODEP

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The Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) has noted the need to have mechanisms in place to hold accountable members of parliament who fail to perform in their constituencies. FODEP Executive Director Mweenge Chimfwembe says President Edgar Lungu’s warning to Ministers who do not visit their constituencies is therefore timely. Mr…

Lubinda Advises Chishimba On Law

Lubinda Advises Chishimba On Law

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MINISTER of Justice Given Lubinda says United Progressive Party (UPP) president Saviour Chishimba, who is demanding the removal of High Court judge Sunday Nkonde, must substantiate his allegations. Mr Lubinda said it was wrong for Dr Chishimba to demand the removal of a judge without evidence. On Saturday, Dr Chishimba…

Kambwili Cleared Of Charges

Kambwili Cleared Of Charges

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PATRIOTIC Front (PF) Roan member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili says the ruling party has cleared him of charges of misconduct. But PF deputy spokesperson Frank Bwalya has said the details of the outcome of the disciplinary hearing will be announced today. Dr Kambwili has thanked the ruling party’s disciplinary and…

Load-Shedding Ends Next Year –Wina

Load-Shedding Ends Next Year –Wina

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Vice president Inonge Wina says load-shedding will end next year following numerous interventions Government has implemented. This is contained in a joint statement issued yesterday by first secretary for press and public relations at the Zambian High Commission to the United Kingdom (UK) Abigail Chaponda and Mrs Wina’s press aide…

Lungu Pardons PF Members

Lungu Pardons PF Members

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President Lungu has pardoned all Patriotic Front (PF) members in Eastern Province who were suspended before and during the 2016 general elections to preserve the ruling party’s unity. And PF Eastern Province chairperson Andrew Lubusha and his predecessor Attany Mwamba have reconciled. Mr Lungu, who is the president of the…

Lungu’s Eligibility Goes To ConCourt

Lungu’s Eligibility Goes To ConCourt

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FOUR opposition political party leaders have petitioned the Constitutional Court to determine that President Lungu is eligible to stand as a candidate in the 2021 presidential or other future elections. The petitioners are Christian Democratic Party president Danny Pule and Zambia Republican Party president Wright Musoma. Others are Pastor Peter…

Mushipe Asked Us To Be Violent – Witness

Mushipe Asked Us To Be Violent – Witness

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A STATE witness yesterday told a Lusaka magistrates court that United Party for National Development (UPND) legal counsel Martha Mushipe convened a meeting to establish a crack squad to disturb peace in the country. Mushipe is charged with seditious practice. Ephraim Shakafuswa, 44, of Kabangwe told magistrate Felix Kaoma that…

Kambwili Case Takes Off

Kambwili Case Takes Off

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Hearing of the disciplinary case involving Patriotic Front (PF) Roan member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili resumed yesterday after the parliamentarian’s witnesses finally managed to travel from Luanshya to Lusaka. The disciplinary case was deferred last Friday because Dr Kambwili’s witnesses failed to travel to the capital city. The PF last…

UPND Cadre Denies Threatening Immigration Officer

UPND Cadre Denies Threatening Immigration Officer

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A United Party for National Development (UPND) cadre has denied threatening an immigration officer with violence shortly before the August 11, 2016 general election. Godwin Simangolwa, 36, a driver of Livingstone’s Dambwa Township is charged with threatening Kazungula immigration officer-in-charge Michael Banda with violence when he allegedly thought the UPND…

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