Parties Without MPs Should Not Be Funded -UPND’s Katuka

Political Parties outside Parliament don’t deserve funding, says Steven Katuka. In justifying why political parties without Parliamentary representation should not be given funding, Katuka who is United Party for National Development(UPND) Secretary General said many political parties without clear ideologies may emerge to take part in sharing the cake and that would be a recipe […]

Release 2018 Draft Budget, Sean Tembo dares Felix Chipota Mutati

Sean Enock Tembo wonders why the Ministry of Finance has not  released the 2018 draft budget for wider stakeholders’ debate. ” We have  noted various media reports that the Ministry of Finance has been working on the 2018 National Budget, which they intend to present to Parliament during the course of this month. However, we […]

‘Mwachepa sana’, Dr. Chishimba Kambwili dares PF

Chishimba Kambwili insists that he will not drop the court case in which he is challenging his expulsion from the ruling Patriotic Front(PF). Kambwili was reacting to Copperbelt Minister Bowman Lusambo’s statement that he should withdraw his court case so that he proves his popularity in Roan Constituency.     Lusambo said Kambwili is likely […]

Dangote Abusing Zambian Workers- Saviour Chishimba

DANGOTE LTD STILL ABUSING WORKERS AS CHOPPIES AND HUNGRY LION ABROGATE LABOUR LAWS IN ZAMBIA We, in the United Progressive People (UPP), have consistently been urging the Ministry of Labour to work very closely with the Ministry of Home Affairs to restore dignity for Zambian workers as well as ensure that there is the rule […]

Dr Bowman Lusambo Accused of Physically And Verbally Abusing A Woman

Copperbelt Minister Bowman Lusambo has allegedly physically and verbally attacked a Ndola Marketeer, who confronted the Copperbelt  Permanent Secretary, demanding the Presidential Empowerment Fund. And Dr. Lusambo, a Patriotic Front (PF) Kabushi Member of Parliament (MP) is yet to pay polling agents, a year after elections, on Thursday 11th August 2016, it has been disclosed. […]

Don’t Under Pay Journalists, Shimunza Tells Media Owners

STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE 3/09/2017 THE UNHEARD CRY OF OUR JOURNALISTS IN ZAMBIA The plight of our JOURNALIST’S in Zambia is sad. These men and women are pillars of our democracy. They speak, write and air news both in the print and electronic media about our country, and other various subjects too numerous to […]

UPND Cry’s For Independent Election Body…As Katuka pins faith in Commonwealth

Steven Katuka says the United Party for National Development will continue advocating for an independent Electoral Commission after been victims of electoral fraud on three occasions. The UPND are not foreign to claims of electoral fraud. In 2001, the UPND candidate late Anderson Kambela Mazoka and Heritage Party president Brig. Gen. Godfrey Miyanda  petitioned   […]

MMD Will Not Be Distracted By PF Petty Politics, Says Nakacinda

Raphael Nakacinda says the former ruling Movement for Multiparty Democracy(MMD) will not engage in the petty politics of the Patriotic Front (PF). Nakacinda’s remark come in the wake of sponsored PF cadres calling for the removal of Mutati as Finance Minister. The PF cadres have directed their knives on Mutati whom they accuse of having […]

2016 Presidential Petition Will Forever Haunt ConCourt Judges- Tembo

Sean Tembo says the failure by the Constitutional Court to adjudicate the 2016 Presidential Petition presented by United Party for National Development(UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema and his Running Mate Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba is not only verdict on their professionalism but also on their moral standing in society. And Tembo who is Patriots for Economic Progress […]

ILO Engages Private Sector In Decent Job Creation

Finnish Deputy Ambassador to Zambia Matti Vaananen says sustainable approach for promotion of private sector leads to inclusive green growth strategies resulting in more better jobs for the youths. Speaking in an interview, ambassador Vaananen said green jobs adoption to sustainable practices enables companies gain competitive edge, increase market share and boost shareholder value. He […]