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UPND Youth leader warns ‘disciples of confusion’ in the party

UPND Youth leader warns ‘disciples of confusion’ in the party

1,413 ViewsUPND national youth secretary Trevor Mwiinde has revealed that some youths in the party have been funded to cause confusion and division as the party heads for its national convention and has since warned that those planning to do so will not be treated with kids gloves. The youth leader has charged that the […]

UPND to report PF ministers to ACC

1,290 ViewsOpposition UPND Members of Parliament are considering reporting some cabinet ministers to the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) for allegedly offering them inducements to vote for the infamous Bill 10. Choma Member of Parliament Cornelius Mweetwa at a media briefing in Lusaka today charged that the ruling party’s ploy to “buy” the UPND MPs failed. […]

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Bill 10 still alive, not dead and buried – Lubinda

914 ViewsThe Minister of Justice Given Lubinda has refuted the assertion that Bill 10 has been stopped saying the adjournment of Parliament does not mean that Bill 10 had been derailed or abolished. He said the House adjourned on a matter of emergency, adding that this created an opportunity for Members of Parliament to go […]

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The ‘draconian’ Bill 10 shelved

1,530 ViewsThe highly debated Bill 10 has fallen, this came after Speaker of National Assembly Patrick Matibini failed to give a ruling on the point of order raised by Mazabuka UPND Member of Parliament Gary Nkombo, reports Zambian Eye.Nkombo had asked if the House was not acting in a prejudicial way by debating a motion […]

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Presidential term-limit in Zambia explained

3,141 ViewsWith just few months left for the country to hold its harmonised elections, an explosive debate has been raging as to if the President Edgar Lungu is still eligible to run the top office, reports Zambian Eye Correspondent. The terms to ‘hold office’ and ‘term of office’ has been the two talking points. The […]

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UPND orders MPs to reject Bill 10 as it is brought to Parliament on Tuesday

1,327 ViewsThe UNITED PARTY FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT has described the Patriotic Front as the most undemocratic party with regards to constitutional making processes in the country as it reaffirmed its position on voting against the constitutional amendments Bill 10 of 2019. Leader of the Opposition and UPND legal affairs Chairman Jack Mwiimbu told a media […]

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The debate on Bill 10 shows how democratic Zambia is – Minister Lubinda

1,323 ViewsZambian Minister of Justice Given Lubinda says the hotly contested Constitutional amendment Bill 10 should not be regarded as a bad apple only because certain quarters in the society have said so, adding that people will always have something to say no matter how good a product would be, reports Zambian Eye Correspondent. The […]

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Judiciary slaps indefinite suspension on anti-Lungu’s third term lawyer Sangwa

2,212 ViewsConstitutional Lawyer John Sangwa has been suspended from practicing in a case widely viewed as political victimisation. This follows after he recently weighed in on the matter regarding President Edgar Lungu’s eligibility to contest in the country’s forthcoming elections set for 2021. Interpreting the laws of the country, advocate Sangwa said President Lungu does […]

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HH heeds to Seer 1, goes to Mandevu

5,381 ViewsA few days after Nigerian South Africa based Prophet, Seer 1 called out on Hakainde Hichilema to go out in slums to campaign, the UPND leader today visited Mandevu in Lusaka, reports Martha Banda. Mandevu is the second in the whole country in terms of voters after Mumali. It is a densely populated. There […]

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Zambia’s Constitutionalism put to test as President Lungu is technically knocked out of the 2021 polls

2,093 ViewsThe debate on whether President Edgar Lungu qualifies to contest in the 2021 elections has put Zambia’s respect for the rule of law to test, reports Zambian Eye Correspondent. President Lungu’s Patriotic Front party has resolved to have him as its sole presidential candidate for the much anticipated 2021 polls. The matter was subject […]

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