NRP : Put V.J Under House Arrest Until After Elections

The National Revolution Party NRP has demanded that President Rupiah Banda puts former government Chief whip Vernon Mwaanga on house arrest until after the general elections. And the NRP President Cosmo Mumba has charged that the MMD should explain to the nation the role of Mr. Mwaanga in this years general elections, alleging that Mr. […]

Kangombe : MarkyII’s Arrest Could Be Politically Motivated

Zambia Peoples Pact Interim Secretary Christopher Kangombe has observed that the arrest of popular Copperbelt Musician Malaza Kaira aka Marky 2 could be politically motivated. Kangombe wonders why Marky 2 was arrested for suspected Copper Theft when well known copper dealers on the Copperbelt have been left parading the streets freely. He has since demanded […]

Scramble For Plot, 17 To Vie For Presidency

Seventeen presidential candidates are expected to contest this year’s presidential election. This is according to a drawn up timetable for the filing of presidential nominations by the Electoral Commission of Zambia. The filing of presidential nominations will commence on Sunday 7th August through to 11th August, 2011. ECZ public relations manager Cris Akufuna says this […]

Four (4) Appear In Court For Assaulting Muvi Tv Staff

Four MMD cadres appeared in court on charges of robbing a Muvi TV news crew of their equipment and other personal Items, as well as threatening violence. The 4 have been idetntified as Abram Banda aged 28, Cephas Phiri aged 29, Use Mukalipi aged 27 and Kapasa Mwape aged 21, all of Lusaka. Lusaka Resident […]

Brace Yourselves For Public Debates, Presidential Candidates Told

All Presidential aspirants in this year’s general elections have been advised to brace themselves for public debates on a variety of issues. Electoral Commission of Zambia –ECZ- Chairperson, Ireen Mambilima has further said the candidates must be bold and respect Zambians’ decision on 20th September. She was speaking when addressing at least 18 political party […]

Chief Denies Endorsing HH

Chief Chibwika of the Lunda people of Mwinilunga in the North-Western Province has refuted media reports that he has endorsed the candidature of opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema for this year’s elections set for September 20, 2011. Speaking in an interview from Mwinilunga yesterday, Chief Chibwika’s spokesman, Julias Muyinda, said […]

Chanda Chimba’s ‘Stand Up For Zambia’ Banned

THE Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation ZNBC has been barred from televising Chanda Chimba’s ‘Stand Up for Zambia’ programme. Delivering ruling in the case where Michael Sata, the Patriotic Front leader, sought an injunction to stop Chanda Chimba from broadcasting his programme, Lusaka High Court Judge Patrick Matibini cautioned that freedom of expression was neither absolute […]

Nawakwi : Vote For Leaders Who Are Clear Thinkers

Forum for Democracy and Development leader Edith Nawakwi says Zambians should use the forthcoming elections to vote for leaders who are clear thinkers. Ms. Nawakwi says Zambia needs leaders who are clear thinkers and have a better vision for the country. She says Zambians cannot afford to have the same leaders who will continue retarding […]

Gaddafi Accepts Offer Of Vote To End Libya Conflict

Gaddafi Accepts Offer Of Vote To End Libya Conflict

Managua – Libya’s embattled leader Muammar Gaddafi is ready to hold elections to resolve the ongoing conflict in the North African country, Nicaragua’s president Daniel Ortega said late on Wednesday after meeting with a Libyan delegation. Ortega, a personal friend of Gaddafi, said the leftist Latin American bloc ALBA supported the move to allow Libyans […]

Sata : I Personaly Knew RB’s Ndebele Mum

Patriotic Front President Michael Sata has said he personally knew president Rupiah Banda’s mother and was not Zambian. And former Kabwata MP Given Lubinda has explained that PF vice president Guy Scott does not qualify to be president of Zambia. Sata told Qfm Radio Thursday morning that president Banda’s mother was a ndebele from Zimbabwe. […]