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AFCON 2015: Zambia play Cape Verde in a must win game

The Zambia National soccer team this evening play Cape Verde in a must win encounter at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea. Zambia is in group B with Congo DR, Tunisia and Cape Verde. All the teams have a chance to qualify to the quater finals. ‪‬ The Chipolopolo Boys must win […]

Ruling PF Chairperson and Former Minister of Gender Inonge Mutukwa Wina is the new Vice President of the Republic of Zambia. President Lungu has appointed Inonge Wina who is the PF Member of Parliament in Nalolo to take over from Dr. Guy Scott. Ms Wina becomes the country’s first ever female Vice President in Zambia. […]

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President Lungu dissolves Cabinet, will swear in new ministers tomorrow

President Edgar Chagwa Lungu has with immediate effect dissolved cabinet and is set to name and swear in his new cabinet tomorrow. When delivering his inaugural speech this afternoon, the new head of state made the first appointment to his cabinet by naming former Home Affairs Minister Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula as the new Justice Minister […]

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Lungu sworn in as Zambia’s sixth President, promises new constitution

Patriotic Front President Edgar Chagwa Lungu has been sworn in as Zambia’s Sixth Republican President, promising to enact a people-driven constitution within the shortest possible time, reports Zambian Eye’s Political Correspondent. Lungu, 58, took oath before Acting Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda at around 10:30 hours, with Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, Zambia’s founding leader Kenneth Kaunda, […]

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The nation is now looking to you, Nevers tells Lungu

H.E. President of the Republic of Zambia State House Lusaka May I be one of the first to congratulate your Excellency, Mr Edgar Chagwa Lungu, on your election as Zambia’s Sixth President. The whole nation, is now looking to you as they search for answers to the many questions facing us as a people. We, […]

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Mugabe in for inauguration of Zambia’s new President

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is in Lusaka to attend the inauguration ceremony of Zambia’s Sixth President Edgar Chagwa Lungu of the governing Patriotic Front. Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba confirmed that President Mugabe arrived in Zambia on Friday to attend the inuguration ceremony which has since been postepond to Sunday morning. Two other Presidents expected are […]

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Edgar Lungu declared Zambia’s new President

Governing Patriotic Front candidate Edgar Chagwa Lungu has officially been declared Zambia’s sixth President in a tightly contested election held on January 20, 2015. Hakainde Hichilema of the opposition UPND has disputed the election where Lungu beat him with about 20, 000 votes. He says the election results had been manipulated by the Electoral Commission […]

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The opposition UPND has made a passionate appeal to Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Zambia Ireen Mambilima not to declare the winner of the presidential election until verification of results is done. And information reaching Zambian Eye is that the UPND is trying to get a court order to restrain ECZ from declaring the […]

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ECZ has manipulated the results for Lungu – HH

Hakainde Hichilema the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) candidate in the just ended Zambia Presidential election says he has been robbed of victory. Edgar Lungu of the governing Patriotic Front (PF) is expected to be declared the winner of the elections that was tightly contested later on Friday. Results from 146 of the […]

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The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) will not officially announce the winner of the January 20 Presidential Election as results from four constituencies were still being awaited. Chairperson Justice Ireen Mambilima said this when she announced the latest results from 146 constituencies. PF’s Edgar Lungu is still in the lead, polling 789,848 (47.96%) against Hakainde […]

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