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Thandiwe Banda Asks Court to Unfreeze Property

197 ViewsFormer first lady Thandiwe Banda has filed an application in the Lusaka High Court seeking to reverse the restriction order on Mpundu Trust Limited by the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC). Thandiwe is further seeking the State to vary the restriction order issued on the Mphundu Trust apartments. The motion comes at the same time […]

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We are not under any obligation to explain the Mapatizya says UPND

1594 ViewsThe opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) says it is not under any obligation to explain what the Mapatizya formula is all about. UPND Secretary General Winston Chibwe says nobody discusses a strategy in the open. On Monday, the Southern African Centre for the constructive Resolution of Disputes (SACCORD) called on the Electoral […]

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Sakeni refutes claims of Govt intending to revoke opposition leaders’ passports

190 ViewsChief Government Spokesperson Kennedy Sakeni has refuted assertions that the ruling Patriotic Front would consider revoking the passports of leaders of the MMD, UPND, ULP and ZDDM following their recent trip South Africa were they petitioned the Commonwealth to suspend Zambia’s membership for alleged human rights abuses. Chief Government Spokesperson Kennedy Sakeni has refuted […]

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Nevers  Mumba denies seeking asylum

164 ViewsMMD president Nevers Mumba has dispelled assertions by Republican President Michael Sata suggesting that opposition political leaders’ trip to the Commonwealth Secretariat in South Africa was to seek criminal asylum. Speaking during a media briefing at his residence in Lusaka’s Kabulonga residential area this afternoon, Dr. Mumba said the visit to the Commonwealth secretariat […]

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NAREP Condems Fellow Opposition

327 ViewsThe NAREP National Youth League has been saddened by the remarks made from South African by Dr Nevers Mumba, the UPND leader and Mr Sakwiba Sikota!  We would like to remind these Opposition leaders to place their priorities right says Mr Aquino Sampa Mutale. The Opposition leaders should know better than to discredit, castigate and […]

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HH justifies Commonwealth petition

237 Views UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has justified the intent of opposition political leaders’ visit to the Commonwealth secretariat in South Africa to request for the organization’s intervention in the alleged violation of Commonwealth values and principles by the Patriotic Front government. UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has justified the intent of opposition political leaders’ visit […]

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You are lying, learn to use OP, Dickson Jere tells Sakeni

167 ViewsRESPONSE TO HON. SAKENI STATEMENT Dear All, I have just read a statement by Hon. Kennedy Sakeni, MP, Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services who is also official Government Spokesman regarding the opposition press briefing in South Africa. The statement alleges that I, Dickson Jere, accompanied former President Mr. Rupiah Banda to South Africa […]

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UPND Under Attack As Itezhi-tezhi MP Gets Drafted into PF Cabinet

221 ViewsPresident Michael Sata has with immediate effect appointed Itezhi tezhi UPND Member of Parliament Greyford Monde as Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock. President Sata in his letter of appointment to Mr Monde has expressed confidence that the appointee will perform to his expectations and that of the Zambian people. He […]

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HH, Nevers, Sikota endorse report on violation of human rights by Sata’s regime in Johnesburg

223 ViewsZambia’s four opposition leaders on Tuesday held a press conference with leaders of both civil society to present a complaint against the current government of Michael Sata’s violation of human rights before the Commonwealth in Johannesburg. The opposition and civic leaders presented a 39 page document in which they allege that the Zambian government […]

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Pope Benedict says won’t interfere in the choice of his successor

141 ViewsPOPE BENEDICT XVI has said he will “not interfere” with the appointment of his successor. The 85-year old Pontiff, who is stepping down after eight years as head of the Catholic Church due to “age and infirmity”, said he would only make himself available to the papal conclave who will choose his replacement if […]

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