Defence And Security Wings Assure Nation Ahead Of Polls

The Defence and Security Wings have assured the nation that they will remain steadfast to protect the Republican Constitution, the sovereignty and the citizens of the country ahead of the forthcoming tripartite elections. Speaking on behalf of Defence and Security Wings at the Ministry of Defence in Lusaka today, Zambia Army Commander Lieutenant General Wisdom […]

LAZ still considering the PF letter on Rupiah’s parentage

The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) says it is still considering the letter it received from the Patriotic Front (PF) regarding president Rupiah Banda’s parentage and eligibility as a presidential candidate. LAZ president Musa Mwenye says the association has not yet resolved the issues surrounding the contents of the letter promising to do so upon […]

Postpone Presidential Poll, ECZ Told

A concerned citizen has written to the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) demanding for the immediate postponement of the filing of presidential nominations and elections. Lawrence Mulenga says it will be impossible for anyone to accept the presidential results at the hand of the current presidential returning officer Chief Justice, Justice Ernest Sakala, who he […]

Eleven Officers Suspended For Fraud

Eleven officers from the Livingstone city council have been suspended for allegedly defrauding the council of over six hundred million kwacha. Local Government Permanent secretary Christah Kalulu says the suspended officers are from the departments of finance, legal and administration. Ms. Kalalu says the fraud involves a syndicate of cashiers, stores and legal officers who […]

FODEP Urges Introducion Of Intra-Party Intergrity Committees

The Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) has called for the establishment of intra-party integrity committees to curb corruption in the electoral process. FODEP Executive Director Macdonald Chipenzi says there is need for political parties to collaborate in ensuring that issues of corruption, electoral malpractices and other Mal-administrations are reduced. Mr. Chipenzi says FODEP has continued […]

Fr Bwalya : Low Participation Of Women In Elections Is Due To The Failure By Politicians To Embrace Them

Get Involved Zambia Executive Director Father Frank Bwalya has attributed the low participation of women in the electoral process to the failure by politicians to actively engage them in election related issues.Father Bwalya says women have been discriminated against for a long time hence their reluctance to actively participate in the electoral process. He has […]

PF to write AU,UN over Rupiah’s eligibility to run for polls

PF to write AU,UN over Rupiah’s eligibility to run for polls

The Patriotic Front has threatened to write to the Southern African Developing community SADC, the African Union AU and the United Nation UN on whether the ruling MMD should go ahead and field President Rupiah Banda as its presidential candidate. PF Secretary General Winter Kabimba says the party wrote to the Law Association of Zambia […]

Chingola Clergyman Commends Govt’s Anti-Graft Efforts

A CHINGOLA clergyman has said the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) report on the reduction of corruption cases is an indication of the political will of the current Government. Life Gospel Fellowship Ministries International overseer Joseph Kazhila said in an interview from Ndola that President Rupiah Banda and the Government should be commended for the efforts in […]

Sata : We Wont Allow Them To Steal Our Votes Again

We wont allow them steal our votes again, Micheal Sata has warned. Sata says printing ballot papers outside Zambia does not give legitimacy to the electoral process. And Satasays, PFwill is dettermined to defend the votes and secure a peoploes victory in this years elections. He said he synpathized with the ECZ because it was […]

Sata : Dont Vote For Former PF ‘Rebel’ MPs

Patriotic front leader Michael Sata has questioned what the adopted rebel members of parliament would offer to the electorates if they were to be elected for the second time. Commenting on the adoption of the 5 former PF rebel MPS by the MMD party, opposition leader cautioned the people of Zambia against voting the rebel […]