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‘ECZ has already recognised RB as MMD candidate’

Presidential Candidate for the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) Rupiah Bwezani Banda is calling for unity among the party and nation to move forward peacefully now that the High Court has declared him the sole official candidate of the former ruling party. “I call on all members of the MMD as well as all Zambians […]

PF indiscipline tainting Zambia’s image abroad, says Bishop John Mambo

PF indiscipline tainting Zambia’s image abroad, says Bishop John Mambo

Chikondi Foundation president Bishop John Mambo says Zambia is losing its status as beacon of peace on the continent and Zambians looking like fools because of the high indiscipline in the ruling party. Bishop Mambo told the Post newspaper that the indiscipline in the ruling party has led to acting President Guy Scott isolating himself […]

ZICTA threatens to shut down Zambezi FM on flimsy grounds

As the political campaigns hype for the forthcoming presidential by-elections, ZICTA in a suspicious move and in collaboration with a Patriotic Front funded Falls FM radio are threatening the closure of Zambezi FM Radio for indefinitely. Information gathered is that Zambezi FM which has been in operation for the past Eight years, has never had […]

Franck Bwalya attacks ZNBC for covering HH

Alliance for a Better Zambia (ABZ) president Franck Bwalya has attacked ZNBC for airing a story attributed to Chitimukulu Henry Sosala blessing UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema. Bwalya has since written to ZNBC claiming that the story which was aired on ZNBC Radio 4 was a total fabrication and accused the station of being used as […]

We will only accept one candidate per party and won’t defer nominations – ECZ

Electoral Commission of Zambia Chairperson Justice Irene Mambilima has advised political parties facing internal wrangles to resolve them as soon as possible as the Commission will not extend the date of nominations. Justice Mambilima told a media briefing in Lusaka Wednesday morning that the Commission is concerned that some political parties are engulfed in leadership […]

Scott has powers to transfer and discipline officers – LAZ

The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) says the acting President has constitutional powers to transfer office holders, but can not terminate the services of previously appointed office holders. Comments by LAZ come in the wake of a debate that has arisen on the transfer of Chanda Kasolo as Information Permanent Secretary taking over from Bert […]

Senior Chief Nzamane endorses HH

 Senior Chief Nzamane of Eastern has joined the long list of prominent people endorsing UPND President Hichilema Hakainde for the January 20 2015 Presidential elections. Chief Nzamane told HH when he visited him that he (HH) has persevered and it is his time to lead the country. He says politicians should learn a lesson for […]

Chipimo says Zambians will elect leader from younger generation

National Restoration Party (NAREP) President Elias Chipimo says the forthcoming presidential election is not an ordinary one. Mr. Chipimo says when people cast their vote on polling day, they will be a making a spiritual decision. Mr. Chipimo says people will be deciding whether to choose a destiny ordained by God or to choose to […]

Filing of nominations will go ahead – ECZ

The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has ruled out the postponement of the filing of nominations exercise for the 2015 presidential election on account of the continued intra party conflicts. ECZ Public Relations Manager Cris Akufuna states that the commission has already set the dates for the exercise which is due in December and that […]