Home » Archives by category » Politics (Page 2)
Nothing to learn from South Africa political events

1218 Views By Brebner Changala There has been quiet some hullabaloo among Zambians about political events currently taking place in South Africa following the resignation of Jacob Zuma after being recalled by his party the Africa National Congress. Most Zambians are saying Zambia can draw political lessons from South Africa. But I am standing to […]

Continue reading …

HH heads East

3 Comments
HH heads East

2121 ViewsUPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has left Lusaka for the much anticipated party card renewal exercise in Chipata, Eastern Province. Hichilema is accompanied by UPND deputy secretary general for politics Patrick Mucheleka, mobilisation chairperson Sylvia Masebo and senior citizen Ambassador Joe Mwale. The country’s main opposition leader is tomorrow, Saturday expected to officially launch the […]

Continue reading …
Is the conscience of the 94 illegal ministers functioning?

1034 Views It now over five months since the ConCourt ruled that 94 former ministers illegally occupied office after parliament was dissolved and the court ordered them to pay back but to date non of these former ministers has paid back. Others have stubbornly said they won’t pay back and today they want to be […]

Continue reading …
TIZ opposes Mwanakatwe appointment as Minister of Finance

1561 ViewsTransparency International Zambia (TIZ) has opposed the appointment of Margaret Mwanakatwe as finance minister. TIZ executive director Wesley Chibamba says although Mwanakatwe is qualified for the job, she is not qualified to serve as minister on account of the high court’s nullification of her election as Lusaka central MP for allegedly engaging in electoral […]

Continue reading …
Lungu and PF must step aside, they have ruined the economy – Nkombo

1513 ViewsUnited Party for National Development (UPND) MP and Chief Whip for the opposition in Parliament Garry Nkombo has charged that President Edgar Lungu and his government have destroyed the economy by allowing an upward adjustment of fuel pump price. Speaking when he featured on Pan African Radio this morning, Nkombo says the Indeni Oil […]

Continue reading …
PF takes political campaigns to schools

1309 ViewsThe ruling PF has turned its 2021 campaign drive towards primary and secondary schools, distributing books branded with President Edgar Lungu’s portrait to various schools in Central Province. Central Province Minister Sydney Mushanga says President Lungu values education and that has driven him to donate “a special Valentines gift” to learners in the province. Speaking […]

Continue reading …
Kanyama MP demands apology from Kambwili

1281 ViewsPatriotic Front  (PF) Kanyama Member of Parliament Elizabeth Phiri has threatened to take legal action against PF Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili for defamation over his accusations that she is collecting money from minibus drivers in her constituency. Phiri says Kambwili was adding her name to the many enemies that he has made. […]

Continue reading …
Antonio Mwanza put on ZESCO payroll, ACC must investigate – NDC

1925 ViewsThe NDC says Antonio Mwanza, who recently left the FDD for the ruling PF, has been put on the payroll of ZESCO, something the opposition party says the ACC should investigate. And NDC National Youth Chairperson Charles Kabwita Mwanza found himself in the PF because the NDC and other political parties refused to grant […]

Continue reading …
President Zuma addresses the Nation, resigns

1626 ViewsPresident Jacob Zuma has with immediate effect resigned following an ultimatum by his party, ANC to step down. He announced this in his address to the nation after being given upto midnight to resign or be forced out tomorrow.

Continue reading …
“Zuma Lessons for Lungu”

1294 Views Civil Rights Activist and Political Commentator Laura Miti has observed that there are lessons for President Edgar Lungu to learn from embattled South African President Jacob Zuma who has been given upto midnight to resign or be forced out.   If President Lungu is watching events in South Africa, I hope he understands […]

Continue reading …