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Prisons, warts and vimugodi

Prisons, warts and vimugodi

By Mbinji Mufalo “We are all prisoners but some of us are in cells with windows and some without.” – Kahlil Gibran IN the last couple of dark moons, a singsong that has caught my attention the most is the one on prisons and warts. For now, put aside the play scripts on the allegations […]

“Involvement of DCs in by-elections worrying”

Electoral expert MacDonald Chipenzi has observed that the involvement of District Commissioners (DC) in elections is worrying. There are reports of DCs campaigning for the ruling party (PF) in Itezhi Tezhi by-elections. Below is a statement by Chipenzi: GOVERNANCE, Elections, Advocacy, Research Services (GEARS) Initiative Zambia is delighted at the peaceful manner political parties conducted […]

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Youths from all political parties in the country have come together to form one organisation in bid to combat political violence and positively contribute to the governance agenda of the country. Jones Mulunga who is the executive director of the newly formed Centre for Young Leaders in Africa (CYLA) said the organisation is meant change […]

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Amos Chanda: HH influenced Maimane to snub President Lungu

Presidential Spokesperson Amos Chanda says President Edgar Lungu was ready to meet the two South African opposition leaders Mmusi Maimane (DA) and Julius Malema (EFF) after he was informed of their planned picket at his hotel. In an interview, Chanda said it was because of this planned picket that the head of state extended an […]

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HH extols Levy: He was a visionary leader

Opposition UPND president Hakainde Hichilema has paid tribute to the late President Levy Mwanawasa saying his leadership belonged to the present and future expectations of what new African gorvernance ought to be, accountable, transparent and honest. In a press statement to mark the 9th Anniversary of the death of President Mwanawasa, Hichilema says the former […]

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Negotiate the release of Barotse activists like others have done for HH, Litunga urged

A Barotse national has called upon the Litunga of Barotseland, Lubosi Imwiko II and the Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) to travel to Lusaka and speak to President Edgar Lungu, the church and the Commonwealth Secretary for the unconditional release of Afumba Mombotwa and all other Barotse activists currently serving prison sentences in Zambia over Barotseland […]

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Lungu summons South Africa opposition Leaders

President Edgar Lungu has arrived in South Africa and summoned two South African opposition leaders Julius Malema and Mmusi Maimane. Malema leader of Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and his Democratic Alliance counterpart Maimane had been among those calling for the release of Hakainde Hichilema of the opposition UPND who was incarcerated on treason charges. Hichilema […]

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DPP enters nolle in IG v Tayali defamation case

The Director of Public Prosecutions Lillian Siyuni has entered a nolle prosequi in the case in which EEP leader Chilufya Tayali was accused of defaming Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja. But Tayali has expressed disappointment with the move, saying Kanganja needed to come to court and prove that he was not incompetent. When the […]

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Lungu jets into Rwanda

President Edgar Lungu has arrived in Kigali, Rwanda to attend tomorrow’s Inauguration ceremony of that country’s President-elect Paul Kagame. President Lungu, who is accompanied by Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet Christopher Mvunga and State House Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda arrived at Kigali International Airport around 17:00 hours. The Head of State […]

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Chinsali a no-go area for Kambwili – PF MP

Chinsali Central Member of Parliament Kalalwe Mukosa has warned Chishimba Kambwili that he is not welcome in Chinsali. Speaking during a solidarity march with PF members in Chinsali today the Chinsali lawmaker stated that the people of Chinsali are 100% PF and will continue to be loyal to President Edgar Lungu. Mukosa says he and […]

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