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Speaker must stop UPND MPs from turning Parliament into a circus

The ruling Patriotic Front says it is now counting on Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini to stop UPND Members of Parliament from turning Parliament into a circus. This is contained in a statement below availed to Zambian Eye today, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. PATRIOTIC FRONT MEDIA STATEMENT WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017. UPND MPs’ […]

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UPND MPs gets injunction against PF Govt

The members of Parliament from the opposition UPND have obtained an injunction from the High court to restrain the PF government, Speaker of the National Assembly and Attorney General from taking any action against them until the matter is heard. This follows a move by the MPs to boycott the nation address to Parliament by […]

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The letter to Mukata is from our enemies – UPND

The opposition UPND has refuted the letter being circulated purported to have been authored by the party to it’s defiant Chilanga Member of Parliament Keith Mukata. Secretary General Stephen Katuka who is alleged to have authored the letter has rubbished it saying it is the work of the enemy of the party. Below is Katuka’s […]

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MP Keith Mukata summoned
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PF MP moves motion to dissolve LAZ

Kasama PF member of parliament Kelvin Sampa has moved a Private Member’s Bill seeking to dissolve the Law Association of Zambia. In the “Law of Societies Bill” proposal advertised in the Zambia Daily Mail, Sampa seeks to introduce a Bill to repeal Cap 31 of the Republican Constitution. But Mike Mulongoti says the Patriotic Front […]

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10. Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe On September 9, 1977 he was asked to return to UNIP for the sake of national unity. The following year, he ran for UNIP’s nomination for presidency of Zambia but a last-minute change in party rules disqualified him and Harry Nkumbula. He retired again and went back to Chinsali. In January […]

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Lungu’s address should have been more instructive – FODEP

President Lungu’s State of the Nation address was opportune and touched on a number of national issues that deserve sincere reflection and debate, nevertheless, should have been more instructive. At a time when the nation is besieged by a number of issues from many fronts, social, economical and political. Providing direction to the nation on […]

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Point of Order Mr Speakers Sir!

By David Kapoma The United Party for National Development (UPND) did what they know best when HE. President Edgar Lunga addressed the nation on the grounds of parliament. The action by the UPND MPs has raised gigantic reaction from us political commentators and politicians themselves.  Some have agreed with the action while others have condemned […]

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Minister Lusambo calls UPND MPs dogs, says he is better than HH

Copperbelt provincial Minister Bowman Lusambo has hit at the opposition UPND, it’s Members of Parliament and it’s leader Hakainde Hichilema or HH.   Lusambo in a statement below reacting to a boycott by the UPND MPs described their behaviour to that of dogs.     Press statement for Immediate Release   HH’S BITTERNESS, ARROGANCE AND […]

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I will not give up on the petition, our MPs are right – HH

UPND President Hakainde Hichilema says no matter how many times the courts adjourn the presidential petition he will not give up.   Mr. Hichilema says he is aware that the recent court adjournments on the right to be heard matter is aimed at frustrating him but that he will not give up.   And Mr […]

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