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Candidates file nominations for Livingstone and Mpongwe by-elections

312 ViewsThe filing in of nominations by candidates for the Livingstone and Mponwe parliamentary by-elections have started at the Livingstone City Council and Mpongwe District Councils respectively. Opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy’s (MMD) Fred Siasuntwe was the first candidate to file his nominations at 10:00 hours in Livingstone. Siasuntwe was flanked by nine supporters who […]

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Rupiah still MMD President

288 ViewsHome Affairs Minister Edgar Lungu says records at the Registrar of Societies show that Former President Rupiah Banda is Movement for Multiparty Democracy [MMD] President. Lungu says that the records further show that Katele Kalumba is still party Secretary General while Michael Mabenga is still National secretary while Jeff Kande is his deputy. Lungu […]

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178 ViewsThe Supreme Court has  nullified the elections of MMD members of Parliament for Kapiri-mposhi and Lukulu West. Kapiri Mposhi Member of Parliament (MP) is Lawrence Zimba while Lukulu West is represented by Misheck Mutelo. Mutelo’s election was petitioned by Patriotic Front (PF) losing candidate for Lukulu West Eileen Imbwae. Mutelo lost the petition in […]

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UPND fields Regina Musokotwane for Livingstone

309 ViewsThe United Party for National Development has fielded  former Katonbora Member of Parliament Regina Musokotwane to stand in the Livingstone By-election on the 28th of February 2013. UPND Secretary General Winston Chibwe announced this in Livingstone today. Chibwe said the party had arrived at the decision after wide consultation within and outside the party. […]

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FODEP condemns violence by PF,UPND cadres

292 ViewsThe Forum for Democratic Process (FODEP) has condemned the violence that occurred in Kabwata during a United Party for National Development (UPND) public rally on Sunday. FODEP Executive Director McDonald Chipenzi said the behaviour that was exhibited by the Patriotic Front (PF) and UPND cadres was uncalled for. Chipenzi has noted that cadres and […]

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FDA says Sata told lies at AU Summit

279 ViewsThe Forum for Democratic Alternatives [FDA] has charged that Republican President Michael Sata told lies to the delegates at the African Union the truth about the state of the Country’s Democracy. FDA General Secretary Kelvin Mayondi told the Zambian Eye in an interview in Lusaka the Zambian capital that the information which Sata gave […]

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475 ViewsThe opposition Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) has called on the Zambia Centre for Inter Party Dialogue (ZCID) to convene an inter party indaba which is aimed at defusing squabbles which have characterised the country’s political arena in the recent past. Forum for Democracy and Development Secretary General Nathan Mulonga political differences have […]

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325 ViewsThe Patriotic Front says the UPND rally in Kabwata Constituency was just an assemblage of insults directed at the President Michael Sata and the PF. Lusaka Province PF chairman and Member of the part Central Committee Geoffrey Chuumbwe says again the UPND paraded its bitterness and their prolonged failure to recover from their defeat […]

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HH addresses Kabwata rally, Regina pleads with Kaseba to ‘tame’ Sata for sake of peace

405 ViewsLeader of the opposition UPND party Hakainde Hichilema has addressed the first rally in the Zambian capital after the state stopped him ten times. Hichilema addressed the rally Sunday afternoon in Kabwata constituency where earlier his supporters fought with the ruling party’s supporters who invaded the venue of the rally beating up people who […]

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267 ViewsAfter fierce battle the UPND youths have managed to clear the PF cadres and reclaim the rally venue – Kabwata Basic School which was evaded. The UPND and PF thugs fought running battles throwing stones at each other. Later the situation was calmed by the Police who later reenforced and separated the two camps. […]

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