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Dialogue, the political temperature is too high – Sata’s Press Aide

George Chellah who served as Press Aide under President Michael Sata has observed that the political temperature in the country is too high. Chellah says there is no doubt that the country has been severely polarized as a result of the high temperature. He says there is need to face the reality that all is […]

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Family of murdered Musician Steve B to address the press

The family of Zambian musician Steve B who was shot by the police and later died will give their side of the story on the matter on Friday. Brother to Steve B, Daniel Nsomekela has announced that the family will hold a press briefing this Friday, June 23, 2017 at a venue to be communicated […]

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Accept the 2016 election results, former president Rupiah Banda has urged incarcerated opposition UPND president Hakainde Hichilema. Commenting on the current political standoff and calls for the UPND to dialogue with the ruling PF, Banda said Hichilema should first accept the 2016 election results. President Banda said discussions can only be held after Hichilema has accepted […]

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President Lungu’s downfall is at hand – Nason Msoni

Nason Msoni has accused President Lungu of being arrogant and says his downfall is at hand. Msoni is one of the opposition leaders who campaigned for President Lungu in the last two elections. Commenting on President Lungu’s response to the three Church Mother Bodies who called him a dictator and demanded that he immediately releases […]

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Archbishop Mpundu’s statement can cause anarchy – EFZ

….EFZ Distances itself from three Church Mother Bodies statement THE EVANGELICAL Fellowship of Zambia has distanced itself from the joint press conference by Church Mother Bodies dubbed ‘State of the Nation.’ The Press Conference which was led by Catholic Archbishop Telesphore Mpundu stated that the country was in a crisis. The Archbishop also agreed to […]

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Nevers’ team responds to Bowman’s threats of blackmail

Under normal circumstances, the Party would not have bothered to respond to a useless statement from Bowman Lusambo. But, we are compelled to do so after it has been confirmed to us by PF insiders, that the statement was not written by Bowman but was merely asked to sign. In this regard, our reaction shall […]

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Crack a hard whip on erring MPs

By Justin Mupundu SPEAKER of the National Assembly Dr. Patrick Matibini suspended 48 United Party for National Development (UPND) Members of Parliament (MPs) for boycotting President Edgar Lungu’s address on Friday March 17, 2017. The 30- day suspension, which is effective June13, is in accordance with the National Assembly (Powers and privileges) Act section 28(3). […]

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Opposition UPND Member of Parliament for Kalomo Central Constituency Harry Kambonithis morning said they (UPND MPs) did not swore in to serve under President Lungu but the presidency. A call on Hot potatoe programme on Byta FM took Kamboni to task when he featured on the programme to explain their boycotting of President Lungu’s address […]

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Nyirenda backs the Church on demanding release of HH

Operation Young Vote Executive Director Guess Nyirenda has applauded the three Church Mother Bodies for demanding the release of UPND president Hakainde Hichilema. The three Church Mother Bodies Friday morning demanded that Hichilema who is incarcerated on treason charges be released immediately or put under house arrest. The Church warned of unspecified action if their […]

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There is no political crisis – Lungu

President Edgar Lungu says people calling for inter- party dialogue should first tabulate issues they want to be discussed. The President says he has for a long time been talking about the need for dialogue which some political parties have not taken seriously. President Lungu was speaking at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport shortly after arrival […]

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