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UPND cadre on a life support machine as Police are instructed to arrest HH

1,997 ViewsTwo UPND supporters who were brutally beaten by police during a fracas are reportedly battling for their lives at Fairview Hospital in Lusaka. The other one is said to be on a life support machine. And government has instructed Police to arrest and charge UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema. The two were among the fifteen […]

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1,672 ViewsThe governing Patriotic Front party has abandoned its earlier position of having a mini government as a way of cost serving in order to push resources in social sectors. The PF government now says it has increased a number of Deputy Ministers to operate effective, the position they had condemned when they were in […]

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Old gurus: Mugabe must not be demonised says KK

1,430 ViewsZambia’s founding president Dr Kenneth Kaunda has reaffirmed his position that Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe must not be demonised by the West for carrying out what the international media coined as “fast-track” land reforms in his country. Dr Kaunda was speaking when President Mugabe paid a courtesy call on him at his office in […]

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ZRP: Sata is right to fill his government with Bembas

2,153 ViewsBy Wright Musoma President Sata cannot be blamed for having more Bemba speaking people in his government because those are mostly the ones who stood with him when he was fighting MMD government for almost, if not over a decade. Let’s face it, he got over whelming support and votes from places like Luapula, […]

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Masumba u-turns from a by-election, goes to court

1,616 ViewsExpelled MMD Mufumbwe Member of Parliament Steven Masumba has u-turned his earlier decision to go for a by-election on the ruling PF ticket. After his expulsion, Mr. Masumba stated that he was ready to battle with the MMD. He had said he was seeking to re-contest the seat on PF ticket so he can […]

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Opposition is inciting vendors to rise against PF govt, claims Col. Chanda

2,764 ViewsLusaka province Minister Col Gerry Chanda has claimed that the opposition is inciting street vendors to rise against the elected PF government. Col Chanda revealed that he had information that some politicians from the opposition were inciting the street vendors to defy government direction to leave the streets in order to create problems that […]

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I’m enjoying my working relationship with HH and RB says Dr. Mumba

1,983 ViewsMMD president Nevers Mumba says his relationship with his UPND counterpart Hakainde Hichilema and predecessor Rupiah Banda is good contrary to media reports. And Dr. Mumba has warned that the minimum wage introduced by the PF government may result into riots if not handled properly. There have been media reports that Dr. Mumba is […]

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Thank you: Sata gives Luapula a University and two institutes for voting for him

2,044 ViewsPresident Michael Sata has given the people of Luapula province a University, three institutes and created two districts in appreciation for the vote they gave him and his PF party in the last elections. “I used to come here to beg for power and now that I have the power I am giving you […]

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1,784 ViewsExpelled MMD Member of Parliament for Mufumbwe in North Western province says he is game and ready for a battle with his former party in a by-election. Stephen Masumba who is serving as Deputy Minister for Local government in the PF was on Thursday expelled by the MMD highest organ NEC for misconduct. MMD […]

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We helped PF win so It’s not a favour to give us jobs – Mike Mulongoti

2,091 ViewsIt is not a favour for President Michael Sata to give us jobs because we fought together to put him and the PF in power, Mike Mulongoti has said. Mr. Mulongoti who served as Minister of Supply and MMD Elections Chairperson before he was fired however explained that he will not force the PF […]

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