HH: I can’t support president Banda because he is a corrupt old man

United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema says traditional leaders supporting the candidature of Republican President Rupiah Banda are corrupt and must be ashamed. Hichilema said he can not support president Rupiah Banda because he is a corrupt old man. And Hichilema says Patriotic Front president Michael Sata must not be trusted with […]

AVAPs’ Bonnie Tembo threatnes workers with dismissals

ANTI-Voter Apathy Project executive director Bonnie Tembo has threatened to investigate and sack any of the employees leaking information about the operations of the organization to the press. Source says Tembo was more specific with the story running on the Zambian Watchdog about non payments of salaries. Sources within AVAP revealed that Tembo is very […]

Madagascar leader in secret meeting with President Banda amid plane sabotage claims

A plane carrying Madagascar’s coup leader on an official visit to Zambia returned safely to Madagascar’s capital shortly after takeoff after experiencing technical problems blamed on sabotage, authorities on this Indian Ocean island said. According to a statement from Andry Rajoelina’s government late Thursday, preliminary checks after Wednesday’s aborted flight to Zambia led pilots and […]

Women challenged to participate in elections

A Parliamentarian has called on Women to stand as one and support each other to take up leadership positions as they have motherly hearts and can contribute to the social and economic development in the country. United Party for National Development (UPND) Katombola Member of Parliament (MP) Regina Musokotwane said in an interview that  women, […]

NGO calls for end to Chanda Chimba’s documentaries

A Non-Governmental Organization, Hope for Human Rights has called on President Rupiah Banda to issue a directive that would bring about the withdrawal of Documentaries by Chanda Chimba being aired on ZNBC and Muvi TV. Hope for Human Rights Executive Director, Smart Chanda said his organization has noted that the statements by Chimba have created […]

Zambia needs change of leadership-HH

United party for National Development (UPND) President Hakainde Hichilema has said there is need to have a change of leadership in the country if we are to achieve the so much desired development. Hichilema noted that the delay in announcement of polling day by President Rupiah Banda would not change anything as hid party is […]

Senior Police officer beats up whistle-blower

Monze  Police officer In-charge Kingwel Lwano on Saturday beat up a white local businessman after reporting him to his superiors for abuse of office. According to Police sources at Monze Central Police station, Lwana beat up the proprietor and owner of Mukuwa milling Company of Monze in broad day light. Lwano is already under investigation […]

HH takes on Sata, Post newspaper

UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema has said claims by Patriotic Front (PF) leader Michael Sata that he has become more popular in places like Western Province are not correct and lack foundation. Mr Hichilema said the people of Western Province and the rest of Zambia were aware about Mr Sata’s character […]

British envoy endorses PVT British envoy endorses PVT

The British Government says it is not illegal to conduct the Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) system in an election. British High Commissioner to Zambia, Tom Carter says his Government is of the view that the system is used for independent verification of election results. Mr. Carter says the ruling MMD in 2008 presidential elections benefited […]

Government cancels unveiling of KK’s old house to avoid Sata

Zambia’s founding President, Kenneth Kaunda says he is saddened by the increasing political intolerance in the country. KK made the comments following a  ministerial directive by tourism minister, Catherine Namugala to cancel the unveiling of Dr. Kaunda’s statue at his old house in Lusaka’s Chilenje Township. This is because opposition Patriotic Front leader, Michael Sata […]