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A Lusaka High Court Judge has ruled that he has no jurisdiction to grant the application by Hakainde Hichilema and his running mate Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba seeking an injunction to block the inauguration of President-elect Edgar Lungu and his running-mate Inonge Mutukwa Wina.   Delivering the judgement this evening after 7pm, Judge Mwila Chitabo said […]

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The Lusaka High Court has thrown out an application for an injunction filed by the UPND to stop the inauguration of President-elect Edgar Lungu and his running mate Inonge Wina. The Court has however ordered for an interparte hearing. Lawyers representing United Party for National Development (UPND) President Hakainde Hichilema and his Vice-President Geoffrey Bwalya […]

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UNZA Don takes on Election Observers

UNZA Don Mbinji Mufalo has taken a swipe at some of the Observers who came to monitor the Zambia elections. The Observers held a press briefing a day after voting before counting was concluded and described the elections as free and fair. But Mufalo has questioned the yardstick which observers use to evaluate elections. He […]

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“You are celebrating for Lungu to continue looting”

Lusaka Residents have taken to the streets to celebrate the re-election of President Edgar Lungu in the tight August 11 general elections. President Lungu was declared winner after three days of counting polling 50.3 percent of the votes, meeting the new requirement of 50 percent plus 1 in the amended constitution. His main challenger Hakainde […]

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President Edgar Lungu’s daughter Tasila has responded to the opposition UPND insisting that her father was too advanced to the opposition leader.   Tasila charges that Hichilema who is her father’s main challenger does not qualify even to debate with her.   “However, I am ready to overlook this and show him why his 10 […]

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Incumbent president Edgar Lungu says he is ready to hand over power if he loses the August 11 elections.   President Lungu says he has handed over power before and will not have problems to give up power if he loses the poll where he faces a serious challenge to Hakainde Hichilema of the opposition […]

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One person is reported dead while several supporters of the opposition UPND have been severely injured when Police fired at them in Lusaka Friday afternoon.   Policused teargases canisters and live bullets to disperse huge crowds of UPND cadres who attempted to march to a rally in Chawama which Police had cancelled earlier. Traffic came to a standstill and some shops closed.   Earlier the UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema announced the cancellation of the rally […]

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Immediate past opposition UPND Kalomo Member of Parliament Request Muntanga has died. Muntanga 64 died at 2pm local time (today, Friday) at University Teaching Hospital. His brother Willard Muntanga confirmed to Zambian Eye. Muntanga who is also opposition UPND Chairman for Mobilisation had come for review after suffering minor stroke last month. He served as Member of Parliament from 2001 to 2016. He was a prominent Kalomo Commercial […]

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A DOCUMENTARY on Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula, leader of the African National Congress (ANC), which fought for the country’s independence from Britain, is set to premiere tomorrow at Ster Kinekor, Arcades Shopping Mall in Lusaka. The documentary, titled ‘Nkumbula: Liberating a Nation’ by Chris Mukkuli, is a celebration of the life of Nkumbula and his contribution […]

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International Lawyer Dr Munyonzwe Hamalengwa has warned that some political leaders in Zambia will be dragged to the International Criminal Court after the August Elections. Dr. Hamalengwa who has presided over some international law cases in South Africa among other countries and practised law in Canada for 25 years has told Zambian Eye that there […]

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