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If elected President, I will only serve one term – Chipimo

NAREP president Elias Chipimo Jr says if Zambians give him a chance to be President, he will only run for one term. Chipimo says this has been his ambition not to go more than five years as it is common with African leaders who then end up being corrupt. “If elected, I will only serve […]

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Stop talking nonsense, William Banda warns Rupiah

Veteran politician William Banda has warned former President Rupiah Banda against talking nonsense or he will force him to start disclosing what he, Rupiah wanted to do when he realised that he lost the 2011 elections but before the Electoral Commission of Zambia announced the full results. Mr Banda said Rupiah Banda will do well […]

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The Jesuit Center for Theological Reflection (JCTR) has expressed dismay at media reports indicating that statehouse has intervened in the court proceeding were ZCCM Investment Holdings had sued First Quantum Minerals for defrauding them of US$1.4 billion. The JCTR says if such reports are true, it basically validates speculations that the government shareholdings in the […]

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Dialogue, the political temperature is too high – Sata’s Press Aide

George Chellah who served as Press Aide under President Michael Sata has observed that the political temperature in the country is too high. Chellah says there is no doubt that the country has been severely polarized as a result of the high temperature. He says there is need to face the reality that all is […]

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Accept the 2016 election results, former president Rupiah Banda has urged incarcerated opposition UPND president Hakainde Hichilema. Commenting on the current political standoff and calls for the UPND to dialogue with the ruling PF, Banda said Hichilema should first accept the 2016 election results. President Banda said discussions can only be held after Hichilema has accepted […]

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President Lungu’s downfall is at hand – Nason Msoni

Nason Msoni has accused President Lungu of being arrogant and says his downfall is at hand. Msoni is one of the opposition leaders who campaigned for President Lungu in the last two elections. Commenting on President Lungu’s response to the three Church Mother Bodies who called him a dictator and demanded that he immediately releases […]

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Archbishop Mpundu’s statement can cause anarchy – EFZ

….EFZ Distances itself from three Church Mother Bodies statement THE EVANGELICAL Fellowship of Zambia has distanced itself from the joint press conference by Church Mother Bodies dubbed ‘State of the Nation.’ The Press Conference which was led by Catholic Archbishop Telesphore Mpundu stated that the country was in a crisis. The Archbishop also agreed to […]

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Nevers’ team responds to Bowman’s threats of blackmail

Under normal circumstances, the Party would not have bothered to respond to a useless statement from Bowman Lusambo. But, we are compelled to do so after it has been confirmed to us by PF insiders, that the statement was not written by Bowman but was merely asked to sign. In this regard, our reaction shall […]

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By Leo Igwe Why are western nations taking responsibility for the radicalisation of Muslims when the problem is not confined to these countries? Why are these countries buying into this lame narrative that ascribes blame for Islamic extremism to western foreign policy? Obvious such a position discounts the hateful and inciting doctrines that are propagated […]

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The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has announced that it will picket the Zambian High Commission in Pretoria on Monday over the continued detention of Hakainde Hichilema for political reasons. In a statement, NUMSA said it will stage a picket outside the Zambian Embassy on Monday, the 19th of June 2017. NUMSA […]

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