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151 ViewsForum for Democratic Process (FODEP) has challenged the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) government to come out in the open and make its position known on the recent demands by Members of Parliament for an increase of their parliamentary allowances. In a press statement released today July 26, 2014 to media houses FODEP Executive Director […]

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218 ViewsSince taking over the MMD presidency, Dr Nevers Sekwila Mumba has been appealing to his colleagues in the political field to adopt politics of morality as a way of cleansing politics off its bad image. It is however frustrating that Dr Mumba’s efforts to usher in politics of morality are being hampered by continuous […]

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293 Views INTRODUCTION I have decided to share my reflections on my arrest, prosecution and subsequent acquittal by the Kasama Subordinate court on July 15, 2014. My aim is to continue sounding the alarm against the abuse of the police and our courts by enemies of our democracy. My arrest, detention and prosecution were politically […]

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127 Views Defence Minister Edgar Lungu has told Parliament that the government remains on course to deliver a people-driven constitution, reports Zambian Eye correspondent. Hon Lungu, who is also acting leader of  government business in the house, was responding to a question from Lukulu East Member of Parliament Misheck Mutelo who wanted to know why […]

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273 ViewsUnited Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema has condemned the culture of vengeance, vindictiveness and retribution allegedly being perpetrated by the Patriotic Front (PF). And Mr Hichilema says the enactment of the new Constitution would be the priority of the UPND if the opposition political party formed government after the 2016 general […]

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390 ViewsFoundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) says it is concerned with the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) move to distribute maize grain in Zambezi West ahead of the by-election. In a statement released to Zambian Eye Monday, July 21, FODEP Executive Director MacDonald Chipenzi says his organisation is concerned with government’s activities in constituencies with pending […]

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495 ViewsOpposition NAREP president Elias Chipimo Jr says the latest pictures from State House has shown that President Michael Sata is sick. Chipimo Jr says pictures released on Saturday confirm that President Sata is not enjoying the best of his health and hence the need to take some time off to rest and heal. The […]

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366 ViewsUnited Party for National Development (UPND) President Hakainde Hichilema has urged Zambians to replicate the 1991 political revolution in 2016.   Mr Hichilema has since encouraged Zambian not to ignore calls for unity of purpose ahead of 2016 in order to usher in a new government. He says the power to change the country […]

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259 ViewsIn what looks to be clear that all is not well and leaders are positioning themselves in the Patriotic Front government, Vice president Guy Scott now says he qualifies to Act as President  in the absence of President Sata. Speaking this morning, July 18, 2014 during Vice President’s Question Time in Parliament, Dr. Scott […]

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State House is careless handling Sata’s whereabout – ADD

171 ViewsThe Opposition Alliance For Development & Democracy ADD in Southern Province has casted hesitation on the legitimacy of the still pictures of President Michael Sata chairing a Cabinet meeting released by State House on Monday . ADD South Party Co-Ordinator Francis Siakonde further wondered as why State House did not invite media houses to […]

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