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STATEMENT ON THE PRESS BRIEFING ADDRESSED BY MOVEMENT FOR MULTI-PARTY DEMOCRACY (MMD) PRESIDENT DR NEVERS MUMBA AT THE PARTY SECRETARIAT ON MONDAY, JULY 23, 2012. Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. We have called this media briefing to address and clarify the recent developments that have taken place in our country. On Sunday, 22nd July, 2012, as […]

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One of the opposition parliamenterian for MMD appointed to serve in President Michael Sata’s Patriotic Front government has resigned his ministerial position. Isaac Kafulamuchenga Banda who is MP for Lumezi Constituency in the Eastern province has resigned his position as deputy minister of Mines and Water Development. President Sata has appointed nine MMD MPs to […]

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Vice president Guy Scott says his boss Michael Sata’s appointment of Ministers to non existing ministries is a technicality. President Sata on Wednesday appointed some ministers and created some ministries that are supposed to be approved by parliament as a law making body. In an exclusive interview with Zambian Eye on Friday night, Dr. Scott […]

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Opposition UPND has dared the ruling Patriotic Front party to go ahead and petition the Livingstone seat which they lost in the just ended by-elections. The PF says it is petitioning the results citing violence during campaigns and on the actual day of voting. Its losing Candidate Joseph Akafumba claims the election was not free […]

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PRESIDENT Michael Sata has warned his predecessor Rupiah Banda “not to push his luck too far” by choosing to antagonise the Patriotic Front (PF) administration. In a strong reaction to Mr Banda’s statement issued earlier yesterday, Mr Sata said he was deeply embarrassed by Mr Banda’s exaggeration of his (Mr Sata’s) light-hearted conversation with former […]

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Opposition National Restoration Party (NAREP) president Elias Chipimo has observed that President Michael Sata has no capability to lead Zambia saying Zambians are expecting far too much from him. And Chipimo says the Sata lead Patriotic Front government also lack policy clarity and direction saying they would fail to run the country if they did […]

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The United Party for National Development (UPND) has scooped the Livingstone Central parliamentary seat,while MMD has won the Muchinga seat. UPND candidate Howard Sikwela was declared winner in the early hours of this morning after 11, 976 votes against 8, 318 votes of his closest rival Josephs Akafumba of the PF. And late former vice […]

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Voting is underway in Livingstone, Muchinga and Chama North constituencies where parliamentary by-elections and in some wards are taking place today. Polling opened at 6am. And information reaching Zambian Eye is that the voter turnout is not good. In Livingstone, though some queues had formed up as early as 5am the polling has been marred […]

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Former PF Secretary General Edward Mumbi (left)has come out of retirement and joined opposition UPND. Mr. Mumbi who before his retirement had joined MMD and was in the campaign team of ex-president Rupiah Banda in the 2011 tripartite elections announced his come back on Tuesday at the UPND Secretariat in Lusaka. He says he has […]

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Dr. Nevers Mumba is the new MMD president after he beat Felix Mutati in a re-run held late afternoon on Friday. Returning officer Clement Zulu declared Dr. Mumba after he polled 870 votes against Mr. Mutati’s 422. The first round no one of the seven candidates got the required 51 percent. And Mr. Mutati has […]

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