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Lungu swears -in Finance Deputy Minister

President Edgar Lungu has nominated Christopher Mvunga as Member of Parliament and appointed him Ministry of Finance Deputy Minister. President Lungu has since sworn-in Mr Mvunga at a ceremony held at State House today. The ceremony was witnessed by Vice President Inonge Wina, Finance Minister Alexanda Chikwanda, Transport, Works, Supply and Communications Minister Yamfwa Mukanga, […]

A 29- year- old woman of Chief Mapanza’s area in Choma district has been arrested for being in possession of more than K4, 000 counterfeit notes. Southern Province Assistant Police Commissioner Kashif Mphande confirmed the development in Choma today, March 4, 2015. Mr. Mpande explained that Luyando Simukali, was found in possession of K4, 200 […]

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SIX people among them a juvenile are battling for their lives with serious injuries in Namwala District Hospital, after a Canter truck they were travelling in hit into a tree. Southern Province Assistant Police Commissioner Kashif Mphande confirmed the development in Choma today. Mr, Mpande said the driver lost control of the vehicle after failing […]

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Opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) Hakainde Hichilema has been warned and caution by the Police in Lusaka. Hichilema reported at Woodlands Police Station on Wednesday morning around 10:20 in a company of his lawyers and hundreds of his supporters who had gathered at the Police station in solidarity. The opposition leader was questioned […]

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An unidentified man who was involved in a road traffic accident and taken to Levy Mwanawasa General Hospital by a Good Samaritan on February 22 last year has been hospitalised since then. Levy Mwanawasa General Hospital acting principal administrator Gertrude Kasanka said in an interview that no relative has identified him to date. “We have […]

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Chaisa Ward 20 Councilor George Nyendwa has been elected Mayor for the City of Lusaka. Nyendwa takes over from Mulenga Sata who was recently appointed Deputy Minister at State House by President Edgar Lungu. Returning officer Alex Mwansa declared Councilor Nyendwa winner this morning after the elections. And speaking after his election, Mr. Nyendwa thanked […]

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The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is appealing to President Lungu to moderately exercise his powers and control of security forces such as the police force by avoiding issuing directives as was the custom with past Presidents to arrest opposition leaders for political statements they make. The directive to the police to investigate Opposition leader […]

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The Zambia Police has confirmed searching the residence of opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema and the Party’s Headquaters in Lusaka. Tuesday morning, March 3, 2015, contingent of heavily armed Police Officers surrounded the old and new Residence of Hichilema in Lusaka following a directive by President Edgar Lungu on Monday […]

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The Zambia Council for Social Development (ZCSD) has commended President Edgar Chagwa Lungu for stating that he will not interfere in the operations of the councils. President Lungu a week ago promised that he will not interfere in the operations of the Police but yesterday he directed them to probe opposition UPND president Hakainde Hichilema. […]

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By-election looms in Chongwe as PF expels Masebo

The Ruling Patriotic Front (PF) has expelled Chongwe Member of Parliament Sylvia Masebo from the party. According to a letter written to her by President Edgar Lungu, Masebo has been expelled for gross misconduct and bringing the name of the party into desrepute. Lungu has also informed the Speaker of the National Assembly to declare […]

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