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UPND Member of Parliament for Livingstone Rev. Howard Sekwela is to be appointed as Southern province Minister, Zambian Eye has being told. Rev. Sekwela will take over from Kafue PF MP who has been transferred to Western province in the same capacity. Insiders in PF have told the Zambian Eye that some people were tasked […]

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The body of former first lady mama Betty Kaunda has arrived in the country. First Republican President Dr Kenneth Kaunda accompanied the body which arrived at about 14 hours aboard Air Zimbabwe. President Michael Sata was at hand to receive the body at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport. The airport was filled with a solemn and […]

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Mama Betty Kaunda dies

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Zambia’s former First Lady and wife to first republican president Dr Kenneth Kaunda has died at the age of 83 in Harare hospital. The cause of death is not yet known and the family is still waiting details of the cause of death of the former first Lady. First born son Colonel Panji Kaunda who […]

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With police restrictions for him and his party to hold public and in-door meetings with his officials and supporters, Hakainde Hichilema has now resorted to visit public places and communities to interact with people countrywide. Mr. Hichilema who heads the opposition UPND has started with Western province. On Monday he was in Koama where he […]

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Barely a week  after Secretary to Cabinet Evans Chibiliti was retired, President Michael Sata has with immediate effect retired deputy Secretary to the Cabinet Teddy Mulonga in what he calls ‘national interest.’ President Sata announced Mr. Mulonga retirement in a press statement released by his Spokesperson George Chellah on Tuesday. He has thanked Mr. Mulonga […]

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PF is losing popularity says Bishop Mambo

Bishop John Mambo has charged that the ruling Patriotic Front is slowly losing popularity. Bishop Mambo has noted that the PF government seems to have departed from the promises made during campaigns. He says it is important that the Michael Sata led government begin to live up to the promises it made to the Zambian […]

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Police have blocked opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema from having in-door meetings with his party officials in Western province. Mr. Hakainde who was in Mongu, the provincial capital of Western province wanted to have meetings with some party officials as he embarks on reorganizing his party. But Police are said to have blocked the meetings. […]

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MP at 19: Girl makes history

One of Uganda’s longest serving members of parliament, Sam Kuteesa (Mawogola constituency), had been in active politics for 13 years by the time the country’s youngest MP-elect Proscovia Alengot Oromait was born in 1993. Mr Kuteesa, the present foreign affairs minister-designate, joined Parliament in 1980, having been elected member for Nyabushozi on the Democratic Party […]

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Police says the current security situation in Lusaka has made densely populated areas not suitable for public rallies. Lusaka province Commissioner stated in a letter to opposition UPND that has been seeking to hold public rallies in the Zambian capital. UPND application to hold a rally this time around in Chawama has also been denied […]

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UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has accused the ruling Patriotic Front party of taking over the running of the professional Zambia Police. And Mr. Hichilema has described opposition Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) leader Edith Nawakwi as a hired gun of the PF government. Reacting to the Police’s decision to deny his party a permit […]

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