MMD scraps off position of vice president, expels Mpombo and others

The MMD has expelled former ministers George Mpombo, Ngandu Magande, Mike Mulongoti and Jonas Shakafuswa. And the MMD has  scrapped off the position of vice president. President Rupiah Banda has gone through unopposed as MMD party president. All the people who wanted to challenge president Banda were expelled from the party. And Aspiring candidate for the MMD […]

More than five million register to vote

Latest figures at the Electoral Commission of Zambia show that about five million and two hundred thousand people have registered to vote this year. Zambia has 6,434,272 eligible voters. The figures seen by the Watchdog are up to 30th March 2011. The Copperbelt province has recorded the highest number of voters at 869, 406. Lusaka […]

KK, FJT attend MMD convention

First president of Zambia Kenneth Kaunda is among prominent individuals attending the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) convention in Kabwe. Former president Fredrick Chiluba is also at the convention. Kenneth Kaunda’s sons Panji and Waza are currently campaigning for Patriotic Front leader Michael Sata. The two sons of Kaunda have even predicted that there would […]

HH: PF-UPND government would have been a nuisance

Zambia’s United Party for National Development president Hakainde Hichilema has called on Zambians to take this year%u2019s elections as an opportunity for change. Hichilema says that certain individuals in government and some opposition leaders have been in leadership positions for too long. He says that Zambia has continued to experience challenges despite the country being […]

ECZ formally replaces Dan Kalale

The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has confirmed Priscilla Mulenga Isaac as director with effect from April 1, 2011. Isaac has been acting director of the commission from the time Dan Kalale was fired. She has been deputy director since 2002. Isaac joined the commission in 2000 as public relations officer, and rose to the […]

China and Zambia pledge to expand military ties

Senior Chinese and Zambian military officials met in Beijing on Saturday, pledging to strengthen military cooperation between the two countries. Referring to the Zambian army as an excellent partner of the Chinese military, Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie said he hoped the two armed forces will maintain high-level visits and deepen cooperation for the greater […]