CDDR urges international community to take note of rising dictator in Zambia

CDDR urges international community to take note of rising dictator in Zambia

Political Crisis in Zambia Worsened by Arrests of Key Opposition Figures, says Robert Amsterdam LONDON, December 11, 2012 – The Zambian government of President Michael Sata has violated local and international law with the December 10th arrest of opposition leader Nevers Mumba, according to a legal defence alliance. Under the United Nations International Covenant on Civil and […]

It’s standard practice for ACC to inform president on investigations- Sakeni

It’s standard practice for ACC to inform president on investigations- Sakeni

Government says there is need for the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) to inform Republican President Michael Sata of investigations against senior government officials to enable administrative action to be considered. In a press statement to ZANIS, Chief Government Spokesperson Kennedy Sakeni emphasized that in any civilized society, it is a standard practice for the president […]

Luwingu man axes wife’s lover after giving her a ‘brown’ son

A 24 – year – old man  of Chebele village in   Luwingu district  is battling for his life at Luwingu hospital after been axed to the head by the husband of the woman he is accused of having an affair with. Northern Province Police Deputy Commissioner Lackson Sakala and Luwingu district police station Officer […]

Mealie meal shortage hits Kaputa district

THE DISTRICT administration in Kaputa has expressed worry over the shortage of mealie meal that has hit the area for the past one week. Kaputa district commissioner, Chrispine Kachusha told ZANIS in Mbala in a telephone interview today that the district has had no mealie meal since last week. Mr. Kachusha disclosed that scrupulous retailers […]

Opposition MPs attempt to storm State House, hold press briefing wednesday

Opposition MPs attempt to storm State House, hold press briefing wednesday

Opposition members of Parliament this afternoon stormed out of parliament in protest against the abuse of the Public Order Act that has so far seen the opposition in the country not being allowed to meet their members in the country. The MPs later attempted to storm State House where they wanted to meet President Michael […]

The children we feed brought us this PF calamity

Dear editor, We have a lot of youths in Zambia more than the wise adults. Believe me, youths are easily cheated, no wonder politicians targets them. Almost 90% of youths voted for PF, Why? Because they were promised jobs, because they were promised more money in their pockets. However, the wise adults saw danger in […]

Could Lionel Messi’s record be held by Godfrey ‘Ucar’ Chitalu?

Could Lionel Messi’s record be held by Godfrey ‘Ucar’ Chitalu?

The world recently saluted Argentinian footballing genius, Lionel Messi, when he surpassed Gerd Muller’s record of 85 goals in one calendar year, but he still has a way to go if he is to beat Zambia’s Godfrey Chitalu, who scored 107, ironically in the same year of Muller’s tally. The Siya crew were informed of […]

Opposition MPs in Malawi refuse president Joyce Banda’s job offers

Opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) leader John Tembo and four other senior members of the opposition party turned down the offer by President Joyce Banda to be included in the recent re-organised cabinet, Nyasa Times understands. See story here Government insiders and MCP sources have collaborated that President Banda approached the opposition leadership to offer some of […]

ACC does not need permission from Sata to probe ministers – LAZ

The law Association of Zambia has repeated it’s call for justice minister Wynter Kabimba to resign. And LAZ says there is no law in Zambia that demands that the Anti-Corruption Commission should seek approval from president Sata before investigating government officials suspected of crimes such as corruption LAZ president James Banda also expressed dismay at […]