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We will not pass the budget says Nevers Mumba

1,658 ViewsThe former ruling party – MMD has vowed not to pass the 2013 National Budget presented by the Patriotic Front – PF government. MMD president Nevers Mumba announced on Tuesday that his party which has over 50 Members of Parliament will not pass the budget unless the PF addresses the governance issues. Dr. Mumba […]

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Halt violence against opposition, Sata ordered

1,440 Views  President of Zambia Michael Sata and the ruling Patriotic Front party must halt their violations of civil rights and threats of violence against the political opposition or face international legal action, says the Coalition for the Defence of Democratic Rights (CDDR). According to a letter from the CDDR addressed to President Sata, Minister […]

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1,705 ViewsVice President Guy Scott says there is nothing wrong for the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) to form a company. ZANIS reports that Dr. Scott said in Parliament on Friday that all past ruling parties had companies which they were running to raise funds. Dr. Scott said UNIP and the MMD had companies which they […]

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MMD to hold rallies at police station

1,188 ViewsOpposition MMD Vice President, Michael Kaingu, has threatened that the party will have its meetings now at police stations. This follows Police continued denying of permits for opposition parties to hold political meetings. Mr. Kaingu said the scheduled meeting today will be at the Livingstone Central Police if the police command fails to give […]

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Independence at the height of Political intimidation

1,402 ViewsBy Edwin Sakala As we commemorate the forth coming independence day, we urge you to take time reflecting on the Performance of the Patriotic Front (PF) government and see how much of the many promises that was given made in the run-up to the 2011 tripartite elections have been fulfilled. Our observation is that, […]

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Succession: President Sata in a dilemma

1,738 ViewsPresident Michael Sata is said to be in a dilemma and doesn’t know what to do following the power struggle by his ministers positioning themselves to succeed him. Succession wrangles have emerged in the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) government and some ministers are positioning themselves for the top post on the land. So far […]

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Nawakwi denies Veep job report

1,670 ViewsOpposition Forum for Democracy and Development – FDD leader Edith Nawakwi has refuted media reports that she is paused for appointment as Vice president in the Patriotic Front – PF government. And Nawakwi says it is a perception that her party is declining. Nawakwi says as far she was concerned the reports were mere […]

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1,369 ViewsMovement for Multiparty Democracy(MMD) has praised its counterpart, United Party for National Development for its decision to forego  the Mufumbwe by election by support its candidacy. Party Deputy National Secretary Chembe Nyangu   said the MMD-UPND working plan is working and called for strong consolidation of the two opposition political parties. Mr. Nyangu told […]

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It is a PF policy to adopt MPs who defect says Dr. Scott

1,709 ViewsVice-president Guy Scott has explained that it is the ruling Patriotic Front – PF’s policy to adopt and support Members of Parliament who defect from other parties. Explaining to Chiefs and later to residents of Mufumbwe on who the PF has adopted Stephen Masumba instead of Eliot Kamwendo who was the preferred candidate by […]

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1,333 ViewsThree candidates out of five vying for Mufumbwe Parliamentary seat have successfully filed in their nominations here today. The three, who successfully filed in their nomination papers, include Steven Masumba for Patriotic Front (PF), Stafford Mulusa for Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD) and Steven Kamwengo for United National Independence Party (UNIP). However, Independent, Mulondwe […]

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