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HH urges MPs to continue protesting in Parliament

356 Views…We are ready to fight whoever comes our way and ready to lose our Seats – Choma MP Opposition UPND president Hakainde Hichilema has urged Members of Parliament to continue disrupting proceedings in Parliament in demanding for the new constitution, reports Zambian Eye Lusaka Correspondent. Addressing the press on Sunday, March 1, 2014, Hichilema […]

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PF boat at the verge of being swept away by tsunami – Mpombo

360 ViewsThe Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President George Mpombo has called on the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) to abandon its alleged cheap political shenanigans on the constitutional making process and release the document to the public. Speaking in a telephone interview with Qfm news Dr. Mpombo has observed that the ruling PF seems not […]

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Opposition Alliance resolve to field one common candidate

832 ViewsThe Opposition Alliance comprising Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD), Alliance for Better Zambia (ABZ), Zambians for Empowerment and Development (ZED)  and People’s Party (PP) has decided to field one common candidate in future by-elections. The Alliance made the decision at a meeting held today, February 27, 2014 in Lusaka. “The decision was made at a […]

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We stood as a people to defend tribal colonialism – Shakafuswa

1,009 ViewsNewly elected opposition UPND Katuba Member of Parliament Jonas Shakafuswa has thanked the people for rejecting the PF government in the just ended polls. Shakafuswa who was on Tuesday elected as Katuba MP beating the ruling PF and five other opposition parties said the people of Katuba stood to defend tribal colonialism. “I want […]

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Point Blank: Lessons from Katuba, An Independent Postmortem

522 ViewsBy Patrick Sikana Because it may seem abrupt to jump straight to “lessons learned,” let me make one introductory point. I believe it is important for all political parties that participated in the Katuba by-election to ponder upon 2 questions. For UPND the question to ask yourselves is: Are we susceptible to the same […]

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Our party is still very much unknown in Katuba – Fr. Bwalya

616 ViewsOpposition Alliance for Better Zambia (ABZ) leader Frank Bwalya says his party is “very much” unknown in Katuba constituency. Katuba constituency is in Central province, it shares boundaries with Mandevu and Matero constituencies in Lusaka. Analyzing the just ended Katuba by-election which was won by Jonas Shakafuswa of the UPND, Fr. Bwalya said his […]

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Shakafuswa declared winner after a long wait…Helicopter took long

428 ViewsThere was panic among UPND members after the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) delayed to declare its candidate Jonas Shakafuswa as the duly elected Member of Parliament for Katuba parliamentary by-election that took place on Tuesday, reports our Correspondent. By 11pm on Tuesday results collected from all the polling station showed that the UPND […]

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GBM explains his position in PF

745 ViewsFormer Defence Minister and Kasama Central Member of Parliament Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba has explained his position in the Patriotic Front. Responding to queries raised by the public after he resigned his Ministerial position, Mwamba respond on his facebook Page Tuesday afternoon. This is what he said: Friends, I am having an interesting time at […]

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HH promises Students: I won’t be detracted by propaganda messages against me and UPND

686 ViewsOpposition UPND president Hakainde Hichilema says he will not be detracted by those bent on distorting his messages to suit their personal agendas in order to keep misleading Zambians about his character. Speaking when he addressed students from various learning institutions in Lusaka last night, Mr. Hichilema maintained that integrity in politics was paramount, […]

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FODEP condemns Government for blackmailing voters

345 ViewsThe Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) has condemned the Zambian government for electoral blackmail and corruption. In a press release to Zambian Eye, FODEP Executive Director McDonald Chipenzi stated that the report is a summary of the campaigns held ahead of the Katuba by-election. “FODEP observed with concern the continued use of blackmail by […]

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