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UPND to expel its MP Siamunene

534 ViewsThe opposition United Party for National Development is today expected to pass a verdict on its embattled Sinazongwe Member of Parliament (MP) Richwell Siamunene. The party ‘s disciplinary committee last week summoned the law marker who is also Commerce Deputy Minister to appear before it  to answer to some charges of violating the party’s […]

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75 ViewsBy Chinoda Ngwira Dear Editor We all know what PF stands for, they stand at nothing but violence which themselves preached against during the error of MMD’s rule, believe you me, pf is violent, so are it’s leaders. In case pf minions may think violence is just beating, there is also verbal violence which […]

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UPND ready to flash out its Sinazongwe MP, summons him

113 ViewsOpposition UPND has summoned its Sinazongwe Parliamentarian Richwell Siamunene who has been appointed to serve as Deputy Minister of Health in President Michael Sata’s Patriotic Front government. Siamunene has since been written to notifying him to present himself before the party’s Disciplinary Committee on May 29, 2013. In a letter dated May 21, 2013, […]

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148 ViewsPresident Michael Sata has warned the dethroned Senior Chief Mwamba Henry Sosala of the Bemba people in Northern province to act respectfully and desist from engaging in actions that are at variance with the law. President Sata last week degazetted  Sosala as Senior Chief and told him to stop masquerading as Chief of the […]

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Ex-Minister Newstead Zimba arrested for assaulting wife

72 ViewsPOLICE in Lusaka have arrested former cabinet minister in the MMD Government Newstead Zimba for allegedly assaulting his wife, Naomi. Lusaka Province police commissioner Joyce Kasosa confirmed Mr Zimba’s arrest, which took place last Friday. Mr Zimba was released on police bond on Saturday and is expected to appear in court this Thursday. Ms […]

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Opposition ZDDM to seek audience with President Sata on Monday

63 ViewsWe would like to announce our decision to make another attempt to seek audience with republican President Michael Sata with the hope to dialogue on issues of national interest. You will remember not long ago, we had written to the president informing him of our intention to hold a meeting between his government and […]

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Useful Allies and Useful Idiots:The unchanging face of Zambian Politics

100 ViewsBy Naver Chayelela It has often been said that in Zambian politics, there are no permanent friends or permanent enemies. Friends and enemies simply change their designation with the changing political fortunes of individual politicians. Thus, friends can simply become adversaries overnight, while enemies become useful allies in a similar fashion. Such “miraculous” transformations […]

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163 ViewsExpelled Mafinga MMD Member of Parliament Catherine Namugala has revealed that their faction has now secured the required number of signatures to petition the party to convene an extra ordinary convention. Namugala with expelled National Secretary Major Richard Kachingwe were expelled from MMD after differing with president Nevers Mumba. They then formed a faction […]

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State goes to Supreme Court to challenge High Court on RB’s immunity

84 ViewsTHE State has appealed against the High Court’s decision to allow former President Rupiah Banda to start judicial review of Parliament’s decision to remove his legal immunity. State advocate in the Attorney General’s chambers Comfort Mulenga told High Court judge Annie Sitali when the matter came up for inter parte hearing yesterday that the […]

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Dr. Banda officially takes over as UPND Vice president

82 ViewsFormer Chairman for Health Committee in the MMD National Executive Committee Dr Canisius Banda has officially joined the UPND and assumed the position of Vice President – Political Affairs. Dr. Banda was introduced at a press briefing held at the Party’ Secretariat on Thursday, April 25, 2013 by UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema. Speaking at […]

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