TIZ Supports LAZ Over ZNBC

Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) has reiterated the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ)’s observation on the operations of the public media. LAZ has accused the national broadcaster of breaching the ZNBC act through bias news coverage skewed towards the MMD. However, LAZ has recently come under fire from some sections of society over its stance over […]

No Endorsements For RB-Chinsali Chiefs

Five Chinsali chiefs met Vice President G.Kunda at Tazama guest house yesterday in a closed door meeting. The chiefs who were reportedly given K1M each only thanked the veep for the visit to the district. “we did not make any endorsements, we listened to the veep, got K1M each kabili ni dont kubeba uno mwaka”(This […]

State house police officers complain of victimization(updated)

SOME police officers assigned at State House under the special division have complained of being victimised for allegedly leaking information to The Post. The officers, who sought anonymity, said some of their colleagues had since been transferred to rural areas. “Some of our colleagues have been transferred to rural areas as district investigation officers in […]

East MMD splits over adoptions(updated)

THE MMD in Eastern Province is split over the adoption process ahead of the forthcoming general elections. Well-placed sources within the MMD executive in Luangeni Constituency yesterday revealed that serious problems have engulfed the ruling party in the province over the handling of the adoption process. “We have issues here concerning the manner in which […]

Rupiah is not committed to dialogue says Kakoma.

the United Party for National Development (UPND) has accused republican President Rupiah Banda of not committing to dialogue ahead of the forthcoming tripartite elections. UPND spokesperson Charles Kakoma says it will be very difficult to resolve post election disputes this year if stakeholders are not willing to embrace dialogue. Mr. Kakoma has told Qfm that […]

LAWSUITS AWAITS HH AND WATCHDOG

Leaks in have revealed that a number of citizen aggrieved by a gossip website called Watchdog have started meeting their lawyers for probable litigation. This follows a decision by the website’s owner Hakainde Hichilema to go public with print copies of the tabloid commencing 13th July. The laws of Zambia require that any publication be […]

Hearing In ACC-Police Assault Case Set For July 13

The Lusaka Magistrate Court is tomorrow July 13th 2011 expected to deliver a ruling on whether to go ahead or stop criminal proceedings against four Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) officers. This is in a case in which the quartet is alleged to have assaulted a paramilitary police officer who they suspected of being involved in a […]

Ex-ZANACO Boss Seeks Court Clearance

Former Zambia National Commercial Bank (ZANACO) Managing Director Samuel Musonda has asked the Supreme Court to clear him of the 44 counts of abuse of authority involving over ten billion Kwacha. This is in a case in which Musonda has appealed to the Supreme Court against the High Court’s decision to uphold a two-year jail […]

RB Happy With Mumba’s Work Ethics

President Rupiah Banda said newly appointed Tourism Permanent Secretary Peter Mumba has bounced back because of his continued devotion to the MMD and government. President Banda says very few people remain loyal to the head of state and the ruling party after they are retired. He said this when he swore in Mr. Mumba as […]

NAC against prostitution legalization

National Aids Council (NAC) board chairperson Bishop Joshua Banda says legalizing prostitution will be a misplaced priority. Bishop Banda however acknowledges that certain countries depending on their culture consider prostitution as a profession. Speaking during the grand launch of the MUVI TV 2011 season three Ready for Marriage in Lusaka last evening, Bishop Banda said […]