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Perspective: Playing out old age fixations in the Foreign Service

318 ViewsA new low in the Foreign Service was reached with the recent appointment of Solomon Mbuzi as Zambia’s ambassador to Russia, writes Zambian Eye’s Correspondent. It was a singularly irresponsible appointment, a scandal and an outrage that reflects only the growing failure of judgment on the part of the appointing authority and speaks very […]

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205 ViewsBy Chanda Chimba, III On Friday June 6, 2014 I got a call from a friend who alerted to me to a story attributed to me on Kabwata Times Facebook page. I asked my him to copy paste the story and send tto my email. He did just that and here it is, ‘With […]

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232 ViewsThe Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has set August 19, 2014 as the date for Mangango constituency by-election in Western province. The by-election follows the nullification of opposition MMD Member of Parliament Robert Taundi Chiseke. ECZ announced the development on Friday, June 6 and said on the same date a number of 20 ward […]

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183 ViewsThe Grand Coalition on the campaign for a people driven Constitution has announced the launch of honking starting today as a way to demand for the release of the draft of the constitution. Spokesperson MacDonald Chipenzi told Zambian Eye Friday morning that from 4 to 5pm members of the public are expected to honk […]

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301 ViewsThe Grand Coalition Campaign for a people-driven Constitution is not surprised by Dr Scott’s sentiments on appointing MPs from outside Parliament because it is consistently reminiscent of the Patriotic Front (PF) government’s stance. Over the last one year, the PF government has exhibited phenomenal arrogance around consensus building on national issues, particularly the release […]

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UPND to launch it’s rallies on Sunday

335 ViewsOpposition United Party for National Development (UPND) will this Sunday launch its countrywide rallies in Lusaka. The UPND announced in a statement to Zambian Eye, Thursday, June 5, 2014 that its planned rally in Mandevu on June 8 will mark the beginning rallies suspended due to rains. “The rally take place as scheduled. As […]

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Church prays for Sata and abducted Nigerian school girls

304 Views A church in Lusaka’s Kabanana Site and Service is conducting in prayers for President Michael Sata’s health and for the release more than 200 girls who were abducted in Nigeria by the terrorist group Boko Haram, reports Zambian Eye’s Lameck Phiri. Oneness Church International held a National Youth Conference which focused on praying […]

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196 ViewsOpposition UPND president Hakainde Hichilema says the unprecedented levels of poverty and high cost of living among Zambians under the PF government was way unacceptable. Speaking when he addressed leaders at various levels of party structures of more than 200 defectors from PF, MMD, and FDD in Lusaka’s Mtendere township in Munali constituency over […]

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262 ViewsPresident Michael Sata has said he is “very fit” and those talking about his health are wasting their time, reports Zambian Eye Political Correspondent. Speaking shortly before Cabinet meeting on Monday, June 2, 2014, President Sata said he was in the country and had not been evacuated anywhere as being speculated. He said those […]

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President Sata appears before Cameras

242 ViewsPresident Michael Sata on Friday appeared before cameras amid high speculations of his failing health, reports Zambian Eye Political Correspondent This was when he sworn in prominent Lusaka lawyer Mumba Kapumpa as Ambassador to South Korea and Salome Mwananshiku as High Commissioner to Malawi. In a brief address, President Sata urged Mr Kapumpa and […]

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