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Mutinta Hichilema the wife of UPND preaident Hakainde Hichilema who is in prison facing treason charge has charged that her husband is now more resolved in his career to serve the country than ever before. In a statement below to thank the Church for organising national prayers for the freedom and good health of her […]

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Obasanjo’s Hypocrisy on Zambian politics

Dear editor, It’s sheer hypocrisy for General Olasiguni Obasanjo, a former military dictator, for intuiting that President Edgar Lungu is a dictator. President Lungu, unlike Gen.Obansanjo, who first came to power via a coup, was democratically elected, and upholds the tenets of democracy and respects the rule of law. Obasanjo should not even serve as […]

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Hichilema wins in the use of insulting language case

Opposition UPND president Hakainde Hichilema has won the case where he is charged for use of insulting language against officers who went to arrest him on April 10, 2017. Delivering the verdict Monday morning, Lusaka Magistrate, Greenwell Malumani said the state witnesses lacked credibility and professionalism. Magistrate Malumani observed that the police arrested the accused […]

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Personal view: Lungu’s divided Zambia

Good evening country men and women,we are all aware that tomorrow the two magistrates will be in court, the two magistrates one will be a delivering judgment while the other one magistrate Simusamba will be informing court attendees together with our president the way forward on the treason charge which is already defined as bad […]

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I feel so sorry that PF government is treating people like dogs – Kambwili

Outspoken Patriotic Front  (PF) Roan member of parliament Chishimba Kambwili feels let down by the government’s decision to remove the Vendors from the streets after he campaigned in the Copperbelt province in 2016 that they will be allowed to continue trading from the streets. Kambwili who was fired from cabinet has accused Luanshya Mayor Nathan Chanda […]

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Kaunda lied Zambian government would not interfere in Barotse government and day to day running of Barotseland

In a lengthy speech, Kenneth Kaunda, then Prime Minister of Northern Rhodesia, barely a couple of months after signing the Barotseland Agreement 1964 and shortly before Zambia’s October 1964 independence, categorically assured then Litunga (King) of Barotseland, Sir Mwanawina III, KBE, and all Members of the Barotse Royal Family and of the Barotse Government, that […]

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Incarcerated United Party for National Development (UPND) President Hakainde Hichilema says the death of a freedom fighter in the country is painful. Mr. Hichilema says this is because the future generations may not be privy to the details of our fight for independence. He says there is need to appreciate the freedom fighters for their […]

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Patriotic Front Deputy secretary general Mumbi Phiri says Chief Mukuni of Southern Province is Hakainde Hichilema’s business partner and not a traditional leader. And Mumbi has described HH, who has been in detention for over a month, as a puppet of Western countries who is soliciting for sanctions against his own country. Mumbi was speaking […]

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Bad elections have consequences: The case of Zambia

By Olusugun Obasanjo and Greg Mills. How to ensure Africa’s elections are free and fair’A free and fair election involves more than what happens on the day itself. It relates to what happens between elections The Zambian government has recently jailed the leader of the opposition, Hakainde Hichilema, on treason charges. The catalyst was a […]

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Zambia is divided, says President Lungu

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu says Zambians must forget about the one Zambia, one nation motto because the country is divided.   Speaking in Chinsali during a church service in honour of freedom fighter Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe’ s wife Salome this afternoon,  President Lungu said the country was no longer one and that the one Zambia, one nation […]

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