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Lungu calling Bembas Thieves was a joke – PF

Lungu calling Bembas Thieves was a joke – PF

460 ViewsThe governing party, Patriotic Front (PF) says remarks by President Edgar Lungu that the majority of thieves are Bembas was a joke. PF Director for Media Sunday Chanda in his article wonders why people have taken the matter serious when the Head of State was throwing a jibe on his cousins. “President Edgar Chagwa […]

Stop premature campaigns, Msoni tells Lungu

1,151 Views All People’s Congress Party President Nason Msoni has urged President Edgar Lungu to rise above partisan politics and stop his premature 2021 campaigns saying it is distracting the nation. Commenting on some billboards written “ECL 2021” (Edgar Lungu for 2021 elections) seen around Lusaka, Msoni said the campaign billboards are a distraction not […]

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We have not appointed Sean Tembo as our Vice President – UPND

2,430 ViewsThe UPND have poured cold water on media reports that they have appointed Patriots for Economic Progress (PeP) leader as the party’s new Vice President for Politics. Yesterday, an online publication claimed Tembo had been brought into the party to replace Canisius Banda who resigned from the party in 2016 after he was suspended […]

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ConCourt has usurped powers of Parliament – Chipimo

819 ViewsNAREP leader Elias Chipimo says the Constitutional Court overstepped its jurisdiction by granting rights to President Lungu that were not given to him by Parliament. In an analysis of the landmark decision by the Constitutional Court that the period of time President Lungu served after the death of Michael Sata cannot be considered a […]

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Chipimo digs into ConCourt ruling on Lungu’s ‘third term’

1,257 ViewsProminent Lawyer Elias Chipimo Jr. has added his voice on the landmark judgment by the ConCourt on Presidential tenure of office. Below is Chipimo’s take who is also leader of the opposition NAREP: Summary Analysis of the Constitutional Court Decision That the Presidential Tenure From 25 January, 2015-13 September, 2016 Did Not Constitute a […]

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Eligibility of President Lungu to contest 2021 elections

1,791 ViewsBy Simon Kabanda Clause (3) should not be read in isolation of Clause (6) because Clause (6) explains the purposes of Clause (3), as follows: Clause (3) “A person who has twice held office as President is not eligible for election as President.” Clause (6) “If the Vice-President assumes the office of President, in […]

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It’s a third term, insists Chaile

1,866 ViewsRadical Revolutionary Party leader Vincent Chaile has disagreed with the Constitutional Court’s ruling that cleared President Edgar Lungu to seek reelection in 2021. The country’s highest court yesterday that ruled that President Lungu is currently serving his first term of office as the amount of time he served after Michael Sata’s death cannot be […]

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Shakas tells off opposition and Lungu

3,640 ViewsOutspoken former Member of Parliament for Katuba constituency Jonas Shakafuswa says “people’s power” slogan by UPND needs an agenda and not cheap political mileage based on events. And Shakafuswa has told President Lungu to take a  chill and be president of all Zambians not just a few PF members. In statement below, Shakafuswa also […]

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US issues security alert in Zambia

2,373 ViewsThe United States of America Embassy in Zambia has issued a security alert following the current political developments in the Southern African country on President Lungu’s seeking to contest the 2021 elections.

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Don’t blame ConCourt, Lungu warned of chaos

1,865 ViewsPlease lets not insult the constitution judges or the concourt but instead lets sympathise with them. The questions we need to ask ourselves is was the ruling in favour of President Edgar Lungu’eligibility done in a free or independent environment?.The answer is definitely NO. Its just some few months ago President Edgar Lungu warned […]

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