RB :It Will Be Difficult For MMD To Win In Southern Province

President Rupiah Banda says Monze District has been a difficult place for the ruling MMD to penetrate. Addressing an impromptu rally in Monze Sunday afternoon after officiating at the Fifth Rusangu University graduation ceremony, President Banda said Southern province and particularly Monze has been difficult for the ruling party to penetrate. “Monze has been difficult […]

2011 Comprehensive Total Number Of Registered Voters Per Province

Below is a comprehensive total number of registered voters per province of the nine provinces of Zambia for the 2011 Tripartite Elections. PROVINCE———- REG. VOTERS COPPERBELT——— -853,816 LUSAKA—————- -777,818 NORTHERN———– -667,532 EASTERN————– -652,104 SOUTHERN———– -648,298 CENTRAL————– -486,027: LUAPULA—————-417,149 WESTERN————- -401,438 NORTH WESTERN —- 319,134 TOTALS—————-5,223,316  

Kabimba : MMD List of Adopted Candidates Is The ‘Worst’ Since 1991

The Opposition Patriotic Front says the list of MMD adopted candidates in the 150 constituencies is the worst since 1991. PF secretary general WynterKabimba says as the MMD tries to fight for political survival, they have placed their hope on civil servants and some district commissioners to win the forthcoming general elections through the use […]

RB To Launch His Campaigns

RB To Launch His Campaigns

President Rupiah Banda will on Monday officially launch his presidential campaign for the September 20 general elections. Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations Dickson Jere says the launch will be at the Intercontinental Hotel in Lusaka. Mr Jere says all are invited to listen to the President’s campaign message. He however […]

Cancel Printing Contract For Ballot Papers, ECZ Told

Cancel Printing Contract For Ballot Papers, ECZ Told

Anti Rigging Zambia has called on the Electoral Commission of Zambia to direct the cancellation of the contract with Universal Printing of South Africa for the printing of ballot papers for the forthcoming elections. In letter dated 29th July, 2011 the ECZ Chairperson, signed by Anti Rigging Zambia Chairman Willie Mubanga and Legal Director Kelvin […]

Libyan Rebel Commander Assassinated

Libyan Rebel Commander Assassinated

General Abdel Fatah Younes, a former senior official in Col. Gadhafi’s regime who defected to lead rebel forces, has been killed, according to the head of the rebel National Transitional Council. “With all sadness, I inform you of the passing of Abdel Fatah Younes, the commander-in-chief of our rebel forces,” NTC chief Mustafa Abdel Jalil […]

Sata Wins Shikapwasha Defamation Case

THE Lusaka High Court has decided in favour of PF leader Michael Sata in a case where he sued chief government spokesperson Lieutenant Ronnie Shikapwasha for defamation.The Lusaka High Court, last Thursday, entered a default judgment against Lt. Gen.Shikapwasha after he failed to avail himself before the court in a case where Sata sued him […]

DEC Arrests Banker For Money Laundering Involving K700 Million

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has arrested a banker at one of the leading international banks for theft and money laundering involving US$147,000 equivalent to K700 million.DEC Public Relations Manager John Nyawali says Zawinja Stephenson Gondwe a retail support officer in the banks Foreign Desk on dates between 1st May 2011 and 22nd July 2011 […]

Mopani Confirms Arrival Of A US$26m Converter At Mufulira Site

The 26 million US dollar worth 132 tonne convertor owned by Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) arrived safely at its Mufulira site on Saturday morning. The converter arrived at Richards Bay, South Africa, from India on 21st June and crossed into Zambia on Saturday 16th July at the Kazungula Border post. According to a statement released  […]