CSO’s Downplay Synovate Poll Predictions

Two Civil Society Organizations and one political party have dismissed an opinion poll that was released by Synovate research Company in Lusaka predicting victory for Republican President Rupiah Banda in the forthcoming general elections. Anti Voter Apathy Project Executive Director Bonnie Tembo has told Qfm radio that Zambia has not reached a level of having […]

TIZ : Cancellation Of UPG Contract Possible

Transparency International Zambia chapter (TIZ) says cancellation of the UPG contract for the printing ballot papers is a possible option following the corruption allegations leveled against the company. TIZ president Rueben Lifuka has told a media briefing in Lusaka today that contrary to the Electoral Commission of Zambia’s position ruling out the cancellation of the […]

Breaking News : Sata’s Kitwe Visit Cause ‘Noise Pollution’ As More Than 8,000 Whistles And RedCards Are Sold Out

Opposition Patriotic Front Party strongman, Micheal Sata, is today in Kitwe on the Copperbelt Province expected to hold a campaign rally at freedom park in parklands area. The PF’s strongman’s visit in Kitwe town has caused ‘Noise Pollution’ with call-boys from the stations and PF sympathizers whitsling, hooting and singing solidarity songs for the PF […]

BREAKING NEWS : Bishop Paul Duffy Has Died

Former Catholic Diocese Of Mongu Bishop, Paul Francis Duffy has died. Bishop Paul Duffy died around 18:00 hrs Zambian time in America, the late Catholic Bishop Duffy ministered in Western province until he retired less than a year ago. He fought injustice, helped the poor and spoke for the voiceless. He was born on 25-07-1932 […]

RB’s Commissioning Of Unfinished Toilets Worry Kitwe’s Wusakile Residents

Some Wusakile Residents in Kitwe on the Copperbelt are not happy with President Rupiah Banda‚Äôs move to commission unfinished toilets that are being constructed by the Nkana Water and Sewerage Company. The residents say President Banda should have waited for the project to finish. Some residents have in this vain expressed doubt as to whether […]

More Than Fifty Make Shifts Stalls Gutted

Goods worth millions of kwacha were early this morning destroyed by the fire that gutted Makeshift market stalls along Lumumba road near the Lusaka City market. More than fifty shops were burnt in the infernal that is assumed to have been caused by a short circuit. Cephas Simwanza who is one of the affected people […]

Nawakwi Hails NGOCC

Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) president Edith Nawakwi has welcomed the pledge by Non- Governmental Organization Coordinating Council (NGOCC) to support female candidates who are contesting the September 20 general elections. Ms. Nawakwi, who is vying for the presidency on her party ticket, says the decision by the NGOCC shows how practical women can […]

Kabonde : Zambia Police Is Ready To Investigate FODEP President’s Fraud

The Zambia police says it has not received any formal request to investigate FODEP president Dr Alex Ngoma for being in possession of a ballot paper at the Universal Printing Company in Durban South Africa. Inspector General of Police Francis Kabonde says the police are ready to investigate the matter if formally requested by the […]

Presidetial Ballot Papers Printed

Five point five million presidential ballots have been printed, and Universal Print Group projects manager Vik Vaid has told journalists that printing of the ballots which started on Tuesday August 16, 2011 was completed on Monday at 10:00hrs Mr Vaid has also said thirty seven National Assembly constituency ballot papers have been printed so far. […]

UNZA Student Demands Government Compensation

A 25-year-old University of Zambia student, who was shot by Police officers in 2008, is still complaining of pain and lack of compensation from government. Samuel Nasilele was part of a group of UNZA students, who took part in a demonstration over meal allowances and in the fracas, police officers shot him in the chest. […]