Lungu agrees to grant referendum to Bartoseland

Lungu agrees to grant referendum to Bartoseland

President Edgar Lungu says he will call for a referendum to resolve the thorny Barotseland Agreement issue. Barotseland includes Western, Southern, Northwestern and parts of Central provinces. There is a general agreement in other provinces where people feel marginalised that they wish to go with Barotseland. Referendum will be a vote to decide either to […]

Without rigging I would have won by 33, 000 votes – HH

UPND President Hakainde Hichilema has charged that results of the January 20 presidential election has denied Zambians an opportunity for real economic transformation to benefit all citizens. Mr Hichilema said the election result is a lost opportunity for Zambians to benefit from quality leadership. He maintained that Zambians had voted for the UPND but that […]

Times, Daily Mail should respect president Lungu

Editor, Is it in order for government newspapers to refer to president Edgar Lungu just as ‘Edgar’? I have seen headlines like ‘Edgar arrives in Addis Ababa’ ‘LAZ happy with Edgar’, ‘Edgar appoints Inonge’ etc.. I thought this was just the stupidity of Fred M’membe who due to his queer behaviour practices queer journalism? But […]

Illiterate people should not vote

By Chewe Mubiana In our Zambian Constitution, every person who is above the age of 18yrs old is eligible to vote. It does not matter whether the person with this right is able to understand and reason. As long as a person is Zambian and has reached the age of 18yrs old, they have a […]

Facts and misconceptions on Barotseland and the 1964 agreement

By Lubasi Lubasi The history on how Zambia was created has remained hidden from the average Zambian through deliberate omission from the school syllabus. Today even schooled Zambians do not understand why Zambia is called a unitary state or worse still what a unitary state is. A unitary state is a country that is formed […]

Lungu to go on holiday a week after being elected

President Edgar Lungu will go on holiday just after the African Union Summit. Lungu was elected president last week and has not even finished appointing members of his cabinet. Patriotic Front Secretary General Davies Chama says President Edgar Lungu will go on holiday after returning from the African Union Summit currently taking place in Ethiopia. […]

HH will win in 2016, campaigns begin now – Mutati

HH will win in 2016, campaigns begin now – Mutati

MP Felxi Mutati says the performance of UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has increased from 17% in 2011 to 46% in 2015. “You can see that by 2016, we will win the elections. To the people of Zambia, we thank you. The spirit of “One Zambia, One Nation” is bearing fruit. We shall win the 2016 […]

Lungu promotes ZAF general who helped rig elections

Brigadier General David Muma, the Zambia Air-Force (ZAF) general who headed the ZAF rigging squad in the presidential by-election has been rewarded handsomely. President Edgar Lungu has appointed Muna as ZAF Deputy Commander. It was one of the first three appointments Lungu made after taking up office. Lungu is also in process of promoting to […]

Mugabe to take over as African Union chair

Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe will be elected as Chairperson of African Union next Friday. Mugabe left Harare for Ethiopia on Wednesday to attend the AU summit. The 90-year-old president would represent the continent on the international stage though he is detested in Europe and America. African Union Commission deputy chairperson Erastus Mwencha told journalists at […]

Musa Mwenye fired

President Edgar Chagwa Lungu, has fired Attorney-General Musa Mwenye. President Lungu said his decision is pursuant to Article 54 (5) of the Constitution of Zambia. In the letter of dismissal, Lungu thanked Mwenya for his services. Mwenye was one of Fred M’membe’s Cartel members and opposed Lungu when he attempted to take over as Acting […]

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