Lungu’s Eligibility Goes To ConCourt

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 Chanda, president of New Congress […]

Mushipe Asked Us To Be Violent – Witness

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 at the meeting Mushipe tasked […]

Kambwili Case Takes Off

Kambwili Case Takes Off

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 week slapped Dr Kambwili with […]

UPND Cadre Denies Threatening Immigration Officer

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 would win the elections. He […]

Kambwili Disciplinary Hearing Postponed To Monday

The disciplinary case involving Patriotic Front (PF) Roan member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili failed to take place yesterday because the parliamentarian’s witnesses failed to travel to Lusaka. PF deputy spokesperson Frank Bwalya has said Dr Kambwili was last week slapped with charges related to alleged gross misconduct and given seven days in which to explain […]

Nevers Mumba Questions Reduced Price Of Fuel

Nevers Mumba Questions Reduced Price Of Fuel

Government has been challenged to clear the air on claims that the price of fuel has gone down because the crude oil Zambia has been supplied with is cheap and contaminated.MMD faction leader Nevers Mumba says much as it is a good thing that the price of fuel has been reduced, his party’s hope is […]

Ministry EYES South Chiefs

Ministry EYES South Chiefs

The Ministry of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs says it has not received formal communication that some Chiefs in Southern Province are inciting farmers to rise against government. Chiefs and Traditional Affairs Minister Lawrence Sichalwe says his Ministry has only leant about this development through media reports. Mr. Sichalwe says if such reports are true as […]

President Lungu Cautions Permanent Secretaries

President Lungu Cautions Permanent Secretaries

President Edgar Lungu has urged Permanent Secretaries to embrace his desire of ensuring that civil servants begin working come 2017. And the President says there should be no rift between the state and the church in Zambia especially that the Christian faith is a constitutional issue. The Head of State said this at State House […]

UPND Will Remember 2016 As Lost Direction Year- Katuka

Opposition UPND says it will remember 2016 as year in which Zambia lost direction. UPND Secretary General Stephen Katuka says his party thinks that in the year 2016 all institutions of governance in the Country had ceased to function professionally. Mr. Katuka notes that this is evidenced by how such institutions like the Zambia Police […]

PF Accuse Southern Chiefs Of Discouraging Farmers From Collecting Inputs

PF Accuse Southern Chiefs Of Discouraging Farmers From Collecting Inputs

The Patriotic Front (PF) has accused some traditional leaders in Southern Province of telling peasant farmers not to collect and plant seed distributed by the government saying government was late in delivering inputs. PF Deputy Spokesperson Frank Bwalya has told journalists in Lusaka that the traditional leaders are misleading unsuspecting farmers that it is too […]

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