PRESIDENT BANDA MAKES CHANGES TO HIS GOVT LUSAKA, September 2, 2010 – His Excellency, Mr. Rupiah Banda, President of the Republic of Zambia, has Thursday made changes to his Government at Deputy Ministerial and Permanent Secretary level. The President has transferred Southern Province Minister Hon. Daniel Munkombwe, MP to the Office of the Vice President [...]
Many of the senior politicians in Zambia have forgotten the oaths they took as servants of the people. It boggles the mind when you have sitting MP’s being convicted of
criminal felony but still not able on principle to resign their positions let alone their political parties still allowing them to remain members of their parties. This rot goes
right through the whole political establishment whether ruling or opposition party. As the country goes to the polls next year it is important we understand the source
of the current polarised status of Zambian politics in order to develop a strategy that fully incorporates this understanding while at the same time lays the foundation
for ordinary citizens to participate fully in the creation of a truly multi-party democratic state in Zambia.
Further, the President has appointed Ambassador Keli Walubita as new Chairman of the Police and Prisons Service Commission. Ambassador Walubita was until his appointment Zambia’s High Commissioner to India. In addition, President Banda has appointed Mr. Percy Kangwa Chato as new Commissioner of Prisons.Continue reading …
Zambia and Zimbabwe have failed to resolve differences over ownership of the Kariba Power Station assets following the decision to split them in 1987, a Zambia Electricity Supply Authority Corporation (Zesco) official revealed to The Zimbabwean last week. (Pictured: Kariba dam) The official, who refused to be named for fear of breaching protocol, said the [...]Continue reading …