‘Sick’ Sata fails to climb Lotti house stairs

Patriotic Front (PF) leader Michael Sata Thursday failed to climb the stairs of Lotti House where he was scheduled to feature on 5fm Radio. Sata who went to the building discovered that the elevators were down and the only alternative was to climb the stairs to the ninth floor where the radio station is located. […]

President Banda asks envoys to find money for his campaign

Zambia’s President Rupiah Banda Thursday asked his ambassadors abroad to help finance his re-election campaign, according to African Review. President Banda told a group of  Zambian ambassadors and high commissioners meeting in Chisamba town, about 50 km north of the capital Lusaka, that he and the MMD would need “a lot of money” for campaign. […]

HH vows to use PVT, urges end to recycled leaders

United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema has vowed that his party will go ahead and conduct the Parallel Vote Tabulation in this year’s elections whether the Electoral Commission of Zambia and Government like it or not. Hichilema says his party has been winning the by-elections because they have been using the parallel […]

MP Mpombo arrested, charged with six counts of theft

Former Defence Minister George Mpombo has been arrested and charged with six counts of theft. He also faces charges of forgery during the time he was minister of defence. Mpombo, who is also Member of Parliament for Kafulafuta was detained at Kabwata police in Lusaka. Mpombo’s arrest arises out of the 2008 Auditor-General’s report. He […]

CCZ prays for Zambia

The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) has said it is praying for all political parties to ensure peace before, during, and after elections as Zambia is an oasis of peace. In an interview with Hot fm, CCZ General Secretary Suzanne Matale called on political parties to make sure they champion serenity and focus on […]

Goverment should not impose non-existing laws-Lifuka

Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) President Rueben Lifuka has called on Government to desist from imposing laws that do not exist and only benefit themselves and not the Zambian people. Reacting to Chief Government Spokesperson Ronnie Shikapwasha’s directive that media houses should not play political songs until the campaign period is announced, Lifuka said it is […]

MMD advised to tolerate expelled MPs

The Southern Africa Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes (SACCORD) has appealed to Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD) to consider avoiding by-elections by tolerating expelled Members of Parliament (MPs) SACCORD Publicity and Information Secretary Obby Chibuluma said going for by-elections is a waste of taxpayer’s money which could be channeled to developmental projects aimed at […]