Kenya Election: Raila Odinga To Challenge Result In Court

Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga says he will mount a legal challenge to the result of last week’s presidential election, which he claims was rigged. Mr Odinga, who was defeated by incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta, has accused the electoral authorities of fraud tantamount to “democracy’s slaughter”. But foreign observers described the election as free and fair. […]

NAREP Doubts If POA Will Be Reviewed

The opposition National Restoration Party (NAREP) says Zambians should forget about having an amended Public Order Act following remarks by Patriotic Front Secretary General Davies Mwila that the Act should remain the way it is. NAREP Spokesperson Bwalya Nondo says the remarks by Mr Mwila are not inspiring. He says this is considering the fact […]

PF Donates K60, 000 Cash Towards City Market Victims

PF Donates K60, 000 Cash Towards City Market Victims

Vice President Inonge Wina says Government remains committed to empowering Zambians in the informal sector. Speaking when he received a K60,000 cash donation towards the City Market Fire Victims from the Patriotic Front (PF) Central Committee led by party Secretary General Davis Mwila, Ms. Wina says that government is ensuring that it provides an enabling […]

‘I am Ten Times Stronger’ – HH

‘I am Ten Times Stronger’ – HH

Freed UPND President Hakainde Hichilema says his brutal arrest and detention has made him ten times stronger. He says nobody who understands that what they stand for is correct can get intimidated because of incarceration. And Mr. Hichilema has paid tribute to the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) for the role they have played […]

GBM Acquitted on Chisokone Malicious Damage Case

GBM Acquitted on Chisokone Malicious Damage Case

UPND vice president Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba has been acquitted of two counts of malicious damage to property and assault. Kitwe Magistrate Malota Phiri acquitted Mwamba popularly known as GBM who is facing a litany of court cases. GBM posted a celebratory note on his Facebook wall which we reproduce below. Full posting: AQUITTED. ONE DOWN […]

Lungu: HIV Testing Now Mandatory, VCT Flashed Out

Lungu: HIV Testing Now Mandatory, VCT Flashed Out

THE MINISTRY of Health has replaced the National HIV Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) with HIV Testing, Counselling and Treatment (HTCT) day on its calendar of events to be commemorated every year. HIV Testing, Counseling and Treatment is now compulsory in Zambia; that is the official policy and there is no debate about it. The […]

35 JERABOS Plead Guilty For Criminal Trespass

35 JERABOS Plead Guilty For Criminal Trespass

35 youths suspected to be illegal miners commonly known as Jerabos from Kitwe’s Wusakile and Chamboli Townships have pleaded guilty to criminal trespass in the Kitwe Magistrate court. The group whose ages range between 17 and 30 years old were charged with criminal trespass contrary to the laws of Zambia. Particulars of the offence were […]

Sumaili Encourages Zambians To Pray

Sumaili Encourages Zambians To Pray

National Guidance and Religious Affairs Minister Godfridah Sumaili says Prayer has the ability to revive and enhance the country’s developmental agenda. Reverend Sumaili says the country should deal with some of its challenges through prayers and Christian activities. Speaking at the gospel musical concert of renowned American Pastor and Gospel Musician Donnie McClurkin at Woodlands […]

ZRA Collects K1.9bn From Tax Debt

The Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) says it has collected K1.9 billion from the tax debt out of which K719.22 million is directly attributed to the tax Amnesty on interest and penalties. ZRA Commission General Kingsley Chanda has told a media briefing that the K719.22 million collected as at 31st July, 2017 has been largely been […]