PF presidential candidate Mchael Sata is today scheduled to hold what the party has described as mother of all rallies in Kitwe. And Sata will appoint a special committee of experts to produce a broad-based draft constitution within 90 days of forming government after next week’s national elections, says party chairman for local government, Given […]
Ballot papers for next week’s general election have arrived in the country from Durban, South Africa were they were being printed by Universal Print Group. The chartered cargo plane carrying the consignment of ballot papers touched down at Lusaka International Airport at 14 hours on Tuesday. Stakeholders from the church, the civil society and representatives […]
By the POST newspaper A latest opinion poll (released only to the Post) conducted by a group of Zambian lecturers in conjunction with Canada’s Bradford University has revealed that Michael Sata’s Patriotic Front (PF) will win this year’s elections by 55 per cent. And the opinion poll has also revealed that PF will win 87 […]
United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema has promised to set up agro processing industries in eastern province as a way of growing the local economy and creating employment opportunities for the locals. And UPND parliamentary candidate for Vubwi constituency in Chadiza in the Eastern Province, Hebert Banda says the 20 years of […]
The first thing you see when you step off the plane at Lusaka International Airport is a giant billboard advertising the Bank of China. “Welcome to Zambia,” it says, almost like an explorer’s flag at the North Pole marking his territory; the modern equivalent, some might argue, of the European colonialists. Although Zambia is nowhere […]
The Following statement has been issued by the Patriotic Front (PF): MMD candidate Rupiah Banda has bullied all cellular phone companies in Zambia forcing them to surrender mobile phone numbers and confidential personal details so that he can use them to threaten voters 48 hours before the September 20 elections. The ugly scheme is coordinated […]
Do they not realise that if the threat or promise materialises, tomorrow they will tail-between-legs be hounded out of their cockroach and rat-infested palaces at gun point??
Secondly, I am utterly astounded that the police and electoral commission (namely Kabonde and that woman who doesn’t need alcohol to loosen her tongue) are hiding behind their worn out desks and keeping silent as if their tongues are glued to the roof of their mouths with stolen peanut butter.
The European Union (EU) observer mission in Zambia says it will observe all aspects of the electoral process starting from the work of election administration, campaign activities, and the environment in which the polls are conducted. And the EU observer mission has emphasised that elections are a key event in any nation’s political calendar as they accord citizens […]
Dear Editor, Im not convinced that condemning/denouncing political violence in the media will deter perpetrators and would-be offenders. I suggest that we establish an online list of everyone caught wanting, giving details of the individual/group of individuals with names and all their identity details such that we keep a record of these pipo just in […]
Dear Sir, I decided to spend my weekend at the farm to briefly escape from the open hostility and hullabaloo that has characterized this year’s presidential and general elections that shall soon be held in my country, Zambia. Whilst at the farm, I couldn’t help but observe that God’s creatures – the chickens, turkeys and […]