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‘Why isn’t GBM acting UPND president?’

Outspoken former ZANASU Vice-President Prince Ndoyi has wondered why the opposition UPND has refused to have their party Veep Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba act as Party President during the absence of their leader Hakainde Hichilema. Ndoyi who is a youth political activist and former Mulungushi University Students Union President said the lack of clarity on the […]

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Zambia to drop treason charges against HH – Reuters

By Chris Mfula Zambia plans to drop treason charges against the country’s main opposition leader and free him from prison on Monday under a deal brokered by the Commonwealth secretary-general, government and legal sources told Reuters. The United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema and five others were arrested in April and charged […]

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We will embrace Kambwili, we don’t blood care what they think – GBM

By Mukosha Funga UPND vice-president Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba says Hakainde Hichilema was excited to see Chishimba Kambwili and the party will work with him because they don’t “bloody care” what others think. And Kambwili says his peace making mission to Southern Province was just the beginning of proper reconciliation. In an interview after visiting HH […]

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Lungu hates Bembas and Tongas, says Kambwili

Vocal former Information and Broadcasting Minister and Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili says President Edgar Lungu hates Tongas and Bembas. Kambwili says Lungu’s cabinet does not have bembas and Tongas but instead it is only dominated by Easterners. And Kambwili has accused President Edgar Lungu of losing respect for Bembas after he was re-elected […]

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Kambwili, Musenge, Mwaliteta visit HH at Mukebeko prison

Expelled Patriotic Front (PF) Roan constituency Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili, freed former Minister of Lusaka province Obvious Mwaliteta, Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba or GBM visited incarcerated UPND president Hakainde Hichilema. After returning from Southern province where he went to apologise to the people of that region for his remarks against them during his time as […]

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DPP Siyuni must go – Milupi

Alliance for Democracy and Development (ADD) leader Charles Milupi has called for the immediate resignation of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Lilian Shawa Siyuni, accusing her of  incompetence and failure to act in publict interest. Commenting on the acquittal of Obvious Mwaliteta and his co-accused by the Lusaka High Court, Milupi said the outcome […]

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Saviour walks to freedom

UPP leader Saviour Chishimba has been released from detention after police decided to discontinue the case against him. Police Spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo has confirmed the development, said Dr Chishimba has been released unconditionally. The opposition leader spent seven days in detention at Woodlands Police Station. Dr Chishimba was picked from Diamond TV last Thursday where he […]

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HH’s lawyer hits out at Judiciary for banning cellphones and restricting court access during treason trial

Hakainde Hichilema’s lawyer Gilbert Phiri has condemned the move by the Judiciary to ban electronic gadgets such as cellphones and also subject defense lawyers to accreditation during the upcoming treason trial. The Judiciary, through its spokesperson Veronica Chisambisha, has announced a series of restrictive measures for the long-awaited trial, citing security reasons and limited space in the […]

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No cellphones in court during HH treason trial, lawyers to be accredited

The Judiciary has announced that no cellphones, tablets, cameras or similar electronic gadgets will be allowed in court during the Hakainde Hichilema treason trial which will commence Monday next week. The Judiciary will also subject lawyers of the accused persons to accreditation and have further banned members of the public from attending the long awaited trial. […]

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Trial in the long awaited treason case slapped on Zambia’s leading opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema and five others will resume on Monday, August 14, 2017 in the Lusaka High Court. Hichilema was brutally arrested on the 10th of April 2017 after he was accused of obstructing a presidential motorcade in Mongu, a situation the state […]

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