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Old and tired Daniel Mukombwe after playing his politics of benefits tricks has bounced back to government this time of the ruling Patriotic Front – PF following a mini reshuffle on Wednesday. President Michael Sata has nominated Munkombwe to Parliament and also appointed him as Minister of Southern Province, the position he held under MMD. […]

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THE Lusaka Magistrate’s Court yesterday heard how consultant Ngande Mwanajiti proposed the establishment of an additional newspaper and how KR175,000 was transferred into the Zambia Daily Mail account from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services. Zambia News and Information Services (ZANIS) director Patrick Lungu, 49, testified that Mwanajiti, who is former Inter-Africa Network for […]

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The President of Zambia must live up to his Oath of Office by appointing a substantive Chief Justice forthwith. It is unconstitutional to maintain an Acting Chief Justice permanently. The former Chief Justice, Mr Justice Ernest Sakala, is on record having declared publicly that he was not going to resign until he completed his tenure […]

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SEQUEL TO THE LIFTING OF FORMER PRESIDENT BANDA’S IMMUNITY: CLARIFICATION/RESPONSE BY BRIGADIER GENERAL GODFREY MIYANDA When I raised objections to the fiasco in the National Assembly on 15th March 2013 I was not debating the merits or demerits of the allegations against former President Banda. I was commenting specifically on the Motion moved by the […]

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Alliance for Democracy and Development (ADD) in the Southern Province has advised the Patriotic Front (PF)  government to be in the forefront in promoting and respecting justice. ADD South Party Co-Ordinator Francis Siakonde told SKY FM News that the judiciary is an important arm of government whose independence must be respected at all costs. He […]

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Commerce Deputy Minister Richwell Siamunene says the opposition in the country will not thrive on dictatorial tendencies being exhibited by their leaders. Mr. Siamunene who is also Sinazongwe UPND member of parliament has also noted that it will be difficult for the UPND to spread to other parts of the country if the party does […]

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The open Society Foundation has petitioned the Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibin to reprimand Petauke Central Member of Parliament over the raising of her middle finger in Parliament last week. Foundation executive director Sunday Chanda said in a statement that Siliya’s action had had a negative impact on the nation especially due to the fact that even Children […]

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The opposition United Party for National Development – UPND  lawyers are still discussing how to proceed with the petition against the just ended  election results in the Livingstone parliamentary by-election. This has been confirmed to ZANIS in Livingstone by UPND Livingstone district spokesperson Neto Halwabala. He claimed that the party has evidence to prove that […]

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The Zambian Government has threatened to shut down all lodges across the country that are operating below the required standards. Minister of Tourism and Arts Sylvia Masebo said some lodges were not fit to be operating as such. Masebo said in an interview in Lusaka today that government was also aware that some lodges operated […]

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Chieftainess Mukamambo Nkomeshya II of the Soli speaking people of Chongwe district in Lusaka province has been elected as new Chairperson of the House of Chiefs. And Chief Ntambu of the Lunda speaking people of Mwinilunga district in North-Western Province has also been elected at the Vice Chairperson of the House of Chiefs replacing Chief […]

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