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Freed treason charged UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has charged that he is willing to go back to prison if other detained party members are not released. Addressing Supporters after he was freed, Hichilema said he was more stronger than before he went to prison. He called on party members not to rest and push for […]

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Zambia’s main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has addressed his supporters at his party’s Headquarters thanking people who supported him during his incarceration on treason charges. Hichilema commonly known by his initial HH was Wednesday morning released released after the state decided to discontinue the case.  

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Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Lillian Siyuni has discontinued the case in which Hakainde Hichilema and five others were charged with treason, thereby setting them free.. Hichilema, Hamusonde Hamaleka,  Muleya Hachinda, Laston Mulilanduba, Pretorius Haloba, and Wallace Chakawa were arrested on April 11 following a road rage incident in Mongu during the Kuomboka ceremony. On […]

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We buried HH’s votes at a cemetery in Kalulushi – PF Officials

UPND president Hakainde Hichilema won handsomely with a large margin in Kalulushi Constituency but we had to raid the polling station and grab his votes which are still buried at a known place at Kalulushi cemetery, some senior PF officials on the Copperbelt have revealed. The PF officials have revealed that they are ready to […]

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Hichilema treason trial commences today

The long-awaited trial of UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema and five others is set to begin today. The country’s main opposition leader and his co-accused, who have pleaded not guilty to a charge of treason, will appear before Lusaka High Court judge Charles Chanda in a case that has put the country under the international spotlight. Hichilema, […]

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ConCourt throws out UPND application to Join Lungu to 2021 eligibility case

The Constitutional Court has dismissed an application by the opposition UPND to join President Edgar Lungu to the 2021 election eligibility case, saying he cannot be subjected to litigation. And the Constitutional Court has also refused to join PF secretary general Davies Mwila to the proceedings saying although he is an interested party, he cannot […]

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Zambia is being raped right before our eyes

By Charles Mwewa This is not what the Zambian fathers envisioned the nation would come to. There is fear in the streets of the Zambian polity. I have never seen such apprehension as people fear to voice their dissatisfaction with the Government. Right now, our young democracy is under attack; our beloved Motherland is being […]

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More travels for President Lungu

President Edgar Lungu will this Friday, August 18, travel to Rwanda to attend Paul Kagame’s inauguration after which he will proceed to South Africa. Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba says President Lungu had accepted the invitation from his counterpart in the spirit of cooperation and solidarity. He said the visit would also present an opportunity […]

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GBM not guilty of assault – Kitwe court

The Kitwe Magistrates Court has acquitted UPND vice-president Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba of the assault and malicious damage case he was facing. In the run-up to the August 11, 2016 elections, GBM was arrested and charged with assault and malicious damage after he was accused of slapping a street vendor and damaging property worth K500. But […]

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