Home » Archives by category » Statements (Page 24)

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 […]

Continue reading …

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 […]

Continue reading …

The Islamic Supreme Council of Zambia (ISCZ) has said it is illogical for the Patriotic Front  (PF) to continue speaking against the construction of a mosque in Rhodes Park in Lusaka when there are a number Christian churches in the area. And the ISCZ has said it is deeply concerned about the fate of the […]

Continue reading …

The Patriotic Front (PF) has challenged the United Party for National Development (UPND) to explain its connection to government for using government resources during its campaigns. PF Secretary General Winter Kabimba says his party is in possession of irrefutable evidence that the ruling MMD and the opposition UPND are closely collaborating and campaigning in some […]

Continue reading …

United Progressive Party (UPP) President, Savior Chishimba has charged that those thinking they can remove President Rupiah Banda from power are practicing an exercise in futility as only God can decide who shall emerge victorious in the September 20 polls. Chishimba, who is also a former Patriotic Front (PF) Member of Parliament (MP) for Kasama […]

Continue reading …

Zambia, Africa’s biggest copper producer and a relatively stable frontier market, has become the latest victim of the trend, with the kwacha falling to 5,025 to the dollar last month, its lowest in a year, ahead of Sept. 20 elections.

Increased government spending during the campaign has also pushed up yields on Zambian bonds, with 2-year debt costing 14.5 percent at auction last month, its highest in two years.

Continue reading …

Churches in Zambia will hold a rally to pray for peace a week before the date of voting. The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ), the Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia (EFZ) and the Zambia Episcopal Conference (ZEC) will be holding a prayer rally on Sunday 11th September. Politicians,  member churches from the three church bodies, […]

Continue reading …

MMD candidate for the 2011 presidential elections, Rupiah Banda, has finally revealed his Muslim faith in a bid to maximise on the fundraising ventures among fellow faithfuls in his home town of Chipata. The PF also claimed that president Banda has declined to re-dedicate Zambia as a Christian nation because it contradicts his true religion. Speaking […]

Continue reading …

Patriotic Front presidential candidate Michael Sata has rescheduled his campiagn rallies to Western province so that his trip can coincide with the burial program of Bishop Paul Duffy. And the state has deployed hundreds of police office in Mongu for yet to be known reasons. Sata was scheduled to travel to Mongu Wednesday but upon […]

Continue reading …

POLICE on the Copperbelt have summoned Get Involved Zambia director, Frank Bwalya for questioning concerning his recent political activities. Copperbelt police chief, Martin Malama confirmed the summoning of Father Bwalya but could not state exactly why he had been summoned. He said Fr Bwalya was expected to present himself to the Copperbelt divisional headquarters at […]

Continue reading …