Sata Grateful to RB For Making Him Popular

Patriotic front president Michael Sata has thanked republican president Rupiah Banda for making him popular and stronger. Mr. Sata alleges that the propaganda created by the MMD has made the PF to be stronger and known in almost all the areas in Zambia. He says that the propaganda through Chanda Chimba’s stand up for Zambia […]

PF’s growing popularity a source of insomnia for MMD, says Lubinda

THE growing popularity of the PF has become a source of insomnia for the MMD, says Kabwata PF member of parliament Given Lubinda. Lubinda said machinations to estrange the Patriotic Front would not work. “The growing popularity of the party has undoubtedly become a source of insomnia for MMD strategists and propagandists. They will stop […]

Kawambwa MMD rejects Chitika

KAWAMBWA MMD district and constituency officials have rejected the party’s intended imposition of Elizabeth Chitika-Molobeka as their parliamentary candidate in this year’s election. According to well-placed sources in the MMD district leadership, the party officials submitted to a team of three ministers who are assessing the party strength in Luapula that they would vote for […]

MMD’s William Banda downplays Mangani’s resignation

Mr Banda says Mr Mangani’s resignation will not affect the strength of the ruling party. Speaking in an interview with QFM in Lusaka, Mr. Banda says the MMD will remain stronger and the favorite to win this year’s elections. Mr. Banda has however described Mr. Mangani’s resignation as unfortunate stressing that it has come as […]

Pastor Sentenced To Two Years Imprisonment

A Pastor at Tabernacle of Influence Church in Mtendere has been sentenced to two years imprisonment with hard labour for being in possession of counterfeit notes. Edmond Quincey Kakompe, 32, was sentenced by a Lusaka Magistrate court after being found guilty of unlawful possession of counterfeit notes amounting to Five Million Kwacha. Pastor Kakompe was […]

3,000 Ex-Soldiers Threaten To Sue Government

MORE than 3,000 former Zambia Army soldiers in Ndola have threatened to sue the government if their liberation allowances are not paid. In an interview yesterday, the former soldiers said those who served the country between 1964 and 1984 and helped neighbouring countries to get their independence were supposed to be given £17 that time […]

Mangani Quitting Cause Panic And Worry In MMD

The resignation of works and supply deputy minister Lameck Mangani coupled with his defection to the Patriotic Front has caused panic in the MMD top leadership, highly placed sources have disclosed. Senior MMD officials, including president Rupiah Banda are said to be shocked by the unexpected resignation of Mr. Mangani. Sources have told QFM that […]

“Elections May Help Katele Escape Jail” Reports.

THE MMD in Luapula’s Chiengi constituency has started conducting interviews for parliamentary applicants after President Rupiah Banda’s government’s recent assurance to free Katele Kalumba from his corruption cases before the courts of law. Well-placed MMD sources disclosed yesterday that the action follows State House’s promise that Kalumba’s corruption cases would be given the due attention […]

Deputy Minister ‘Ditches’ MMD For PF

MMD Chipata Central Member of Parliament Lameck Mangani has resigned from the party to join the PF. Mr. Mangani who was also Science and Technology Deputy Minister has ditched the MMD with immediate effect. According to the letter written to the President Rupiah Banda and the MMD’s National Secretary Richard Kachingwe and made available to […]

MMD Councillors In Central Province Defect To UPND

Three councilors from Vice president George Kunda’s constituency Muchinga have today announced their defection to the opposition United Party for National Development UPND. And UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has demanded that republican president Rupiah Banda dissolves parliament to allow for fair campaigns to take place. Mr. Hichilema has claimed that government ministers are using state […]