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Supreme Court upholds election of Catherine Namugala

421 ViewsTHE Supreme Court has upheld the High Court’s judgment which declared Mafinga member of Parliament Catherine Namugala as duly elected parliamentarian in the September 2011 general elections. This means that Ms Namugala, who was petitioned by Patriotic Front (PF) losing candidate Breslford Gondwe for alleged electoral malpractices, maintains her parliamentary seat until 2016. Supreme […]

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Former president’s Son launches campaign to merge UPND, MMD

443 ViewsSon of immediate former president Rupiah Banda, Andrew has announced that he has launched a campaign to merge two Zambia’s biggest opposition parties, UPND and MMD. Andrew said he would want the two biggest opposition parties and any other progressive ones merge to offer effective checks and balances to the PF government. He said […]

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HH will report at the Police on Monday

497 ViewsOpposition UPND has described the summoning of its president Hakainde Hichilema by the State Police as harassment but has announced that he will avail himself on Monday. UPND Spokesperson Charles Kakoma said this at a media briefing Saturday morning, January 11, 2013. Mr. Kakoma explained that the UPND leader is a law abiding citizen […]

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Name opposition leaders funding CSOs, Kapeya challenged

364 ViewsChief Government Spokesperson, Mwansa Kapeya, has been challenged to go ahead and name politicians whom he has accused of funding some CSOs to cause on the country’s new constitution. Mr. Kapeya has accused some opposition political parties of funding CSOs to champion calls for the release of the final draft constitution and portray a […]

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1,032 Views Chief Government Spokesperson Mwansa Kapeya claims that some Civil Society Organization pushing for the release of the draft constitution to the public have been paid by some named opposition leaders to cause confusion. Kapeya who could not disclose names of the opposition leaders disclosed this in Lusaka saying government had trailed money exchanging […]

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We need to mount pressure continous on PF – Fr. Bwalya

358 ViewsFr. Frank Bwalya has called for a strong consolidated opposition to continue mounting pressure on the oppressive PF government. The ABZ leader says start from now the opposition should adopt one candidate in all by-elections to ensure that the PF does not win anymore election. He said a fragmented opposition will give PF breathing […]

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I’m still a darling of President Sata – Masumba

340 ViewsI am still a darling of President Michael Sata or he is still my darling, former sports deputy minister Steven Masumba has said dismissing speculations that he has been ditched by the President. Speaking to journalists on Tuesday, Masumba who was recently convicted by the Magistrate for forgery but appealed to the High Court […]

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There is a plot to hound me out of PF – Kambwili

494 ViewsOutspoken Minister of  Sports, Youth and Child Development Chishimba Kambwili says there is a plot within the ruling party – PF to hound him out of the party. Addressing the press at his office on Tuesday, Kambwili said there were people within the party that think he has presidential ambition and are using people […]

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Fr. Bwalya arrested in Kasama for defaming Sata

451 ViewsOpposition Alliance for Better Zambia (ABZ) president Fr. Frank Bwalya has been arrested for allegedly defaming President Michael Sata in Kasama. The ABZ leader was arrested Monday afternoon, January 6, 2013 after featuring on a live Radio programme hosted by Radio Mano, a local community Radio station. Fr. Bwalya is said to have angered […]

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Zambia’s Deputy Minister causes an uproar

419 ViewsBy Zambian Eye UK Correspondent Ministry of Commerce Deputy Minister, Miles Sampa, last Thursday, January 2, 2014, caused an uproar on his facebook account when he branded former Zambian Eye staffer, Barbara Musamba Chama Mumba, a prisoner of war (pow) and an internet criminal. The posting on his Facebook Page received more than 300 […]

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