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Release political prisoners, demands Akashambatwa

By Lubasi Lubasi, Barotseland Post As Zambia and the rest of Africa commemorate Africa Freedom Day, Dr. Akashambatwa Mbikusita Lewanika has demanded the immediate unconditional release of all political prisoners incarcerated over the Barotseland Agreement of 1964.The Prince of Barotseland has wondered why Zambia should have political prisoners 53 years after its independence, adding that […]

The ruling Patriotic Front through its media Director Sunday Chanda has issued the following press statement warning that it will not allow the Democratic Alliance ( DA ) of South Africa turn Zambia into a circus.   This comes after the DA leader Mmusi Maimane notified the Zambian government that he wanted to come and […]

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By Simon Muntemba HAKAINDE Hichilema’s wife has alleged that the people who arrested her husband were PF cadres dressed in police uniforms. Speaking to BBC Africa yesterday, Mrs Hichilema said all those speaking against Government were either followed, arrested or even killed. Mrs Hichilema claimed that there was a total erosion of democracy in Zambia […]

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UPND Vice president Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba has charged that President Edgar Lungu has killed the freedom through evil, and hostility against those with dissenting views. Mwamba who is commonly called by his names initials – GBM however says soon President Lungu will be made to account for his actions. In his Africa Freedom Day message, […]

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Lusaka Magistrate David Simusamba has again adjourned the keenly followed case where main opposition Hakainde Hichilema and five of his workers are charged with treason. After hearing to two submission made by the defence lawyers Wednesday morning, Magistrate Simusamba adjourned the matter without giving reasons in the court. But a source who earlier was in […]

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Let the idiots speculate says GBM

Opposition UPND Vice president Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba has told off those speculating his whereabouts saying he is not bothered. Mwamba or GBM as he is commonly called “disappeared” from the public eye after his boss Hakainde Hichilema was brutally arrested on April 11, 2017. Responding to speculations that he has deserted his boss and party […]

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Pressure mounting on Government as HH remains in jail – Chilufya Tayali

Chilufya Tayali has observed that there is pressure on the Patriotic Front government as the main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema remains in prison facing treason charges. Tayali who heads a political party called EEP disclosed this in a statement below: No doubt these tramped charges against HH, have put the police, the judiciary and State […]

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Magistrate presiding on Hichilema’s treason case falls sick

The treason case involving opposition UPND president Hakainde Hichilema and five others have again been adjourned, this time to Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Magistrate Betty Malupenga who presided over the case when it came up this morning adjourned the case. She informed the Court that the Magistrate in charge of the matter, David Simusamba was […]

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Lozis are not ‘secessionists’, can claim self-determination – Zambian lawyer

By Sibeta Mundia, Barotseland Post A veteran and renowned Zambian constitutional lawyer has insisted that the Lozis of Zambia have an undeniable right to choose to separate from Zambia if they wished or if certain conditions existed, and therefore, calling them secessionists whenever they peacefully agitated for self-determination was not only illegal and unconstitutional but […]

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Showdown between Police and UPND looms in Choma

A showdown is looming tomorrow in the Provincial capital of Southern Province between the Police and the opposition UPND. The UPND is planning to hold a peaceful demonstration against the arrest of party leader Hakainde Hichilema who is facing treason charges which they say are politically motivated and that he is ferried to court in […]

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