Statement On Govt’s Recently Announced Austerity Measures

May 30, 2019 Zambian DNA commends Government for the recently announced austerity measures meant to prudently manage the country’s meagre resources and stabilize the economy. Indeed, President Lungu has demonstrated the political will in tackling head- on the country’s economic woes. The austerity measures, which include reduced government spending, and procurement of goods and services […]

Statement On HH’s Double Standards On The Judiciary

May 29, 2019 Zambian DNA has noted that the Court’s decision on Sesheke election petition proves that the judiciary is independent from the executive arm of Government. It’s unfortunate that UPND‘s Hakainde Hichilema often attacks the judiciary whenever the Courts do not rule in his Party‘s favour. The UPND leader has this time around exhibited […]

Statement On Lessons Drawn From SA Elections

May 27, 2019 Zambian DNA advises the opposition political parties to draw lessons from their South African counterpart who congratulated African National Congress (ANC)’s Cyril Ramaphosa for scooping the polls with over 57 percent of the vote. But some Zambian political parties run to the ‘Ant Hill’ whenever they lose elections to cry foul alleging […]

Statement In African Freedom Day

May 25, 2019 Zambian DNA joins the rest of Africa in celebrating the Africa Freedom Day. We pay homage to our forefathers who scarified their lives to liberate the continent from the yoke of colonialism. Whilst our forefathers fought for the continent’s political liberation, Africa is still grappling with high poverty levels, unemployment, disease, political […]

Statement On Pres. Lungu’s Tacit Commitment To Improve Zambians’ Welfare

May 20, 2019  Whilst President Edgar Lungu is on the duty of duty and busy resolving issues affecting Zambians, some Opposition political party leaders, in an alliance with some media outlets, are peddling falsehoods against the Head of State in a futile attempt to pull him down. Indeed, President Lungu’s recent decision to disengage Konkola […]

Statement On President Lungu’s Decision To Disengage KCM

May 18, 2019 Zambian DNA commends President Edgar Lungu for his decisive action to protect the country’s interests by disengaging the beleaguered Konkola Copper Mines (KCM). We are elated that President Lungu announced the decision to disengage Vedanta Resources, the investor in KCM after holding consultative meetings with various stakeholders. Further, the Head of State’s […]

Statement On The Just Ended NDF

May16, 2019 We, a consortium of non-governmental organizations, are elated that the just-ended National Dialogue Forum (NDF) was an all-inclusive process as delegates freely expressed their views. We commend the delegates for their patriotism spirit demonstrated during the deliberations, and their valuable input on key national issues. However, the NDF has shamed its critics and […]

Leave Kabanshi Alone-UPPZ’s Kope

  Emerine Kabanshi has become the latest sacrificial lamb in the Patriotic Front(PF) regime’s desire to clear its image that has been tainted by corruption allegations, United Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) National Spokesperson Francis Kope has said referring to the arrest of the Former Community and Development Minister on alleged abuse of authority. Mr […]

Statement On Govt’s Decision To Save Jobs At KCM And Mopani

Zambian DNA commends Government’s decisive action to protect jobs at KCM and Mopani Copper Mines. Indeed, it is unacceptable for the mining firms to continue arm-twisting government with threats of job losses to force them to give in to their demands. It is also unfortunate that the mining firms are using the new tax regime […]

Statement On Govt’s Move To Slash School Fees

Zambian DNA commends Government for slashing fees in both public secondary schools and Colleges of Education as many citizens would access education. The Ministry of Education ‘s recently announced reduction of user fees by over 65 percent is a signal of a caring Government that seeks to have many Zambians access quality education. Indeed, high […]