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126 ViewsExpelled MMD Member of Parliament for Mufumbwe in North Western province says he is game and ready for a battle with his former party in a by-election. Stephen Masumba who is serving as Deputy Minister for Local government in the PF was on Thursday expelled by the MMD highest organ NEC for misconduct. MMD […]

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We helped PF win so It’s not a favour to give us jobs – Mike Mulongoti

345 ViewsIt is not a favour for President Michael Sata to give us jobs because we fought together to put him and the PF in power, Mike Mulongoti has said. Mr. Mulongoti who served as Minister of Supply and MMD Elections Chairperson before he was fired however explained that he will not force the PF […]

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Sata’s relatives in PF govt worked for the positions says GBM

310 ViewsDefence Minister Geophrey Bwalya Mwamba (GBM) has defended President Michael Sata’s appointments saying there is no nepotism as family members filled into public offices worked for those positions. There has been an observation that President Sata has formed what people call ‘family forest’ by appointing relatives into public offices. Mwamba or GBM as he […]

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Sata vows to continue appointing MMD MPs

182 ViewsPresident Michael Sata has dared opposition MMD by swearing-in two more of its Members of Parliament as Deputy Ministers. And Mr. Sata says he will look for another MMD MP from Eastern province to replace Isaac Banda who resigned his deputy ministerial position on Monday. President Sata on Tuesday swore-in MMD Mkaika MP David […]

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Nevers Mumba explains his journey to State House

181 ViewsSTATEMENT 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, […]

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MMD MP resigns his ministerial position

166 ViewsOne 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 […]

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Appointing of Ministers to ‘non-existing’ Ministeries is a technicality says Dr. Scott

163 ViewsVice 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. […]

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146 ViewsOpposition 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 […]

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162 ViewsPRESIDENT 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 […]

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Sata is not capable to be president of Zambia says Chipimo Jr.

158 ViewsOpposition 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 […]

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