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Lungu’s presidency is like leaving groundnuts in the care of a rat – Laura

Lungu’s presidency is like leaving groundnuts in the care of a rat – Laura

693 ViewsGovernance and human rights activist Laura Miti has likened the presidency of Edgar Lungu to leaving groundnuts in the care of a rat, following revelations the the head of state, his daughter Tasila, some senior government and PF officials and some traditional leaders form a cartel that has been heavily involved in the illicit […]

HH revels in Lupososhi victory

1,487 ViewsUPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has thanked the people of Ilambo Ward in Lupososhi District, Northern Province for giving his party a resounding victory in a recently held local government by-election. And former State House press aide Dickson Jere says the UPND’s defeat of the Patriotic Front in the by-election should serve as a wake […]

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Lungu, daughter named in mukula matrix

867 ViewsA new report by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has named President Edgar Lungu and his daughter Tasila as central figures in the illicit trade that is driving mukula rosewood trees to the edge of commercial extinction, devastating vulnerable forests and threatening communities’ livelihoods. The report titled ‘Mukula Cartel’ and can be downloaded here […]

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UPND wins a Ward by-election in Northern province

3,752 ViewsResults coming from Luposohi in Northern province show that the opposition has scooped the ward by-election in the region which the ruling party has had a strong support base. The UPND has grabbed the Ilambo Ward from the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) party. The UPND polled 805 while PF managed 635 votes. Below are the […]

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2,251 ViewsOpposition UPND MPs have walked out of Parliament in protest of the enactment of Bill 10 that comes up for debate in the House. When Parliament resumed sitting this afternoon as the bill was scheduled to be discussed in the House, the opposition MPs walked out of the House. Earlier the UPND through it’s […]

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Lungu dates Luapula

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Lungu dates Luapula

1,841 ViewsPresident Edgar Lungu is today expected in Luapula Province for a two-day working visit. According to Luapula Province Minister, Nickson Chilangwa has confirmed that President Lungu will touch down at Mansa Airport at 16:05 hours. In detailing the presidential visit, Hon. Chilangwa who is also Luapula Province PF Chairperson says the Head of State […]

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Kaizar Zulu can come for tea – HH

2,609 ViewsUPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has opened the door for President Edgar Lungu’s political adviser Kaizar Zulu to have tea with him and his family, stating his belief that politicians are not sworn enemies but mere opponents in a contest of ideas. During a live television interview recently, the scandal-prone Zulu suggested that Hichilema and […]

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Mwiimbu found guilty of contempt of Parliament, made to apologise

1,450 ViewsLeader of the Opposition in Parliament Jack Mwiimbu has been found guilty of contempt of parliament, breach of parliamentary privileges and use of insulting language in the house. On Wednesday October 9, 2019, Mwiimbu who is also UPND Monze Central Member of Parliament called PF Kanchibiya MP Martin Malama an idiot when debating in […]

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ConCourt throws out Bill 10 petition

1,191 ViewsThe Constitutional Court has dismissed the controversial Constitutional of Zambia (Amendment) Bill 10 of 2019 petition, filed by the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) and Chapter One Foundation. LAZ and Chapter One Foundation were challenging the decision by the state to alter the Constitution through Bill 10. But the Constitutional Court dismissed the case, […]

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PF cadres injure Sean Tembo, damage his cars

4,598 ViewsA mob believed to be linked to the ruling Patriotic Front has attacked opposition Patriots for Economic Progress (PeP) leader Sean Tembo and his supporters injuring him and causing damage to his vehicles. Tembo along with a handful of supporters were conducting a procession to protest against the purchase of fire engines they believe […]

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