Its Clear Zambians Have Lost Confidence In ECZ

Political activist Dante Saunders has observed that it is clear that the Zambian people have lost confidence in the Electoral Commission of Zambia. Mr. Saunders says the ECZ has a lot of work to do in order to win back the confidence of the Zambian people. He fears that Zambia might experience a low voter […]

Local Artistes Demand For Recognition

The Zambia Association of Musicians (ZAM) has bemoaned being left out of the national tourism re-branding exercise. The association says it is surprised at the Zambia Tourism Board ZTB’s co-opting of Congolese musicians in the re-branding campaign. Last week, Zambia phased out the tourism tag-line Zambia the real Africa replacing it with Zambia Lets Explore. […]

Government Challenged On Quality Of Jobs

A Local Non-Governmental Organisation has challenged government to ensure quality in jobs being created in view of increased investments. This is in the wake of announcements that thousands of jobs will be created by new and increased investments in sectors that include hotel and tourism as well as Mining. The Centre for Global Dialogue is […]

Barring Of State-Media At PF Conference A Wake Up Call

Hope for Human Rights has advised managements at the Zambia Daily Mail, Times of Zambia and ZNBC to take the barring of their Editorial staff at the just-ended PF conference as a wake-up call. Organization’s executive director smart Chanda tells QFM that the PF cannot be blamed for having barred that reporters from the public […]

Patrick vows to shame Rupiah in Kafulafuta

PATRICK Mwanawasa has described President Rupiah Banda’s leadership as meaningless and unreasonable. In an interview on Thursday in Ndola, where he was meeting some PF officials, Patrick said he did not know what President Banda was trying to achieve and could not resonate with what was happening in the nation. “I am very happy with […]

Mpezeni thanks Sata for having visited him at UTH

PARAMOUNT Chief Mpezeni of the Ngoni people of Eastern Province yesterday thanked PF leader Michael Sata for having visited him at UTH when he was hospitalised in Lusaka last week. In a telephone interview from his Ephendukeni palace in Feni area in Chipata, Mpezeni said he was now well. “I am well and back at […]

FODEP Commends PF For Holding Its First Ever Convention

The Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) has applauded the Patriotic Front for holding its first ever National conference. FODEP Executive Director Macdonald Chipenzi says by holding the National Conference, the PF has demonstrated that it is capable of observing the tenets of democracy. He hopes that this is a sign that intra-party democracy will be […]

Guy Scot Calls For Enforcement Mechanism Of Electoral Code Of Conduct

Lusaka Central Patriotic Front Member of Parliament Guy Scot says there is need to strengthen enforcement mechanisms for the electoral code of conduct. Mr. Scot told QFM that the current electoral code of conduct is ineffective as it contains a lot of loopholes which result in the incumbent government having an advantage over other players. […]

Ex-Mansa Town Clerk Ditches MMD, Joins PF

FORMER Mansa town clerk Bwanga Kapumpa has withdrawn his bid to stand as MMD Mufulira Central Constituency member of parliament following Sylvia Masebo’s resignation from the ruling party. Kapumpa, who resigned as town clerk for Mansa last week, said many public service workers and cabinet ministers are trapped in supporting MMD because of protecting jobs. […]

3 Rapists To Be Hanged For Murder

THREE men of Lusaka’s Chazanga compound who raped and strangled to death a 17- year-old girl have been sentenced to death by the Lusaka High Court. Supreme Court judge Gregory Phiri, who sat as High Court judge, sentenced the three after convicting them of murder. It was alleged that Fredy Lungu, Shadreck Musonda and Aaron […]