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218 ViewsMMD President Nevers Mumba has reacted to the opening of Parliament by President Sata on September 19. Below is his full statement: First and foremost, it is with deep sadness and forbearance that I am compelled to make a detailed comment on the unusual events that transpired before and during the opening of the […]

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231 ViewsPresident Michael Chilufya Sata has appointed Patriotic Front General Secretary Edgar Lungu as Acting President Lungu who is also Chawama Member of Parliament, Justice and Defence Minister will act as Zambian leader until President Sata is back. President Sata left for New York Saturday to represent Zambia at the United Nations Summit. Mr. Sata has on been […]

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174 ViewsThe Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) says it has a mandate to enhance access to the electoral process for eligible voters. Speaking during a delimitation meeting held at Mukando Secondary Schoo, ECZ Operations Manager Dylan Kasonde said the Commission wants every voter to access a nearby polling station. “We want every voter countrywide to […]

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162 ViewsFormer ABZ National Chairman Dexter Zemba Moono has advised the ruling Patriotic Front not be carried away by its victories in the recent Parliamentary By-Elections that it will win the 2016 tripartite elections. Moono told SKY FM News in Choma today that the 2016 General Elections will be totally different ball game from the […]

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241 ViewsThe opposition Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD) has apologised to the nation and to Chipata District Council in particular for the nuisance behaviour exhibited by its Eastern Province Youth Chairperson Chembe Daka. MMD National Secretary Muhabi Lungu expressed shock and disappointment at Mr Daka’s improper behaviour to urinate in a public place during the […]

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203 ViewsFellow countrymen and women, elections come and go, but life continues. Let me start by congratulating the winners in the past by-elections that were conducted in Vubwi, Kasenengwa, Zambezi West, Solwezi Central and Mkushi South, I say congratulations. I should however note that competing against a corrupt regime such as the PF, is never […]

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297 ViewsLeader of opposition Alliance for Better Zambia (ABZ) Fr. Frank Bwalya says it is wrong for President Sata to label those who vote for the opposition as enemies of development. In a statement issued to Zambian Eye Sunday, Fr. Bwalya reminded President Sata that Zambia runs a multi-party system where citizens exercise their right […]

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373 ViewsIt is no doubt that UPND is now the strongest and largest opposition party in the country as evident in the recently by-elections and the number of people joining the party. It is the only party as at now that is giving the ruling party headache and very sad for the going down of the […]

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190 ViewsPresident Michael Sata held closed door meeting with senior government and party officials in Ndola on the Copperbelt province, reports our Correspondent. The Zambian leader who was making his third travel out of State House after three months of not seen in public flew to Ndola Friday morning.  By press time, we had not […]

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181 ViewsThe opposition UPND has scooped the Solwezi Central Parliamentary by-election.  Announcing the election results this morning at about 03:00 hours at the civic centre,  Returning Officer Sara Lunda declared Dawson Kafwaya as duly elected Member of Parliament after polling 4, 577 votes against his closest rival the PF candidate Newton Malwa who polled 3,105 […]

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