Breaking News : 20/9 IS POLL DATE(Updated)

Tuesday 20/9 is Poll date. President Banda announced this morning in a press briefing at state house.Parliament has since been dissolved. He says the date of Tuesday 20th September 2011 for the elections was arrived at after he consulted with the Electoral Commission of Zambia and other relevant bodies to ascertain the most suitable date. […]

Elections Date To Be Announced Today 28/07/2011 At 10:00hrs

Sources have revealed that Elections will be held in under 60 days  and President Rupiah Banda will today announce the date of elections at 10:00hrs.A recording will be done at State House and immediately released to all media house that will be accredited by ZNBC.The date has remained a state house secret but and sources have […]

Chitala : Attacks On LAZ Are Unfair, Undemocratic

Former Zambian ambassador to Libya Mbita Chitala says attacks by government on Law Association of Zambia president Musa Mwenye are unfair and do not add value to the democracy of the nation. Dr. Chitala says as an organ of government, the Law Association of Zambia is mandated to give legal opinion on the operations of […]

33 perish in road mishap

Thirty three people have died while four others have been critically injured in a road traffic accident which happened this morning involving a Zambia-Malawi bus and a truck on the Great East road, about 15 kilometers from Nyimba district. The bus was travelling from Chipata to Lusaka when it collided with the truck at a […]

Mulongoti Speaks On Ballot Papers Printing

Former Works and Supply Minister, Mike Mulongoti says government lacks the political will to locally print ballot papers. Mr Mulongoti, who was also MMD chairperson for elections, says he left office with preparations already in place, to locally print the 2011 general elections ballot papers. He has explained that the cost of investing in machinery […]

Sata Wins Shikapwasha Defamation Case

THE Lusaka High Court has decided in favour of PF leader Michael Sata in a case where he sued chief government spokesperson Lieutenant Ronnie Shikapwasha for defamation.The Lusaka High Court, last Thursday, entered a default judgment against Lt. Gen.Shikapwasha after he failed to avail himself before the court in a case where Sata sued him […]

B.Y Angers Nchelenge Residents

Movement for Multiparty Democracy MMD Nchelenge parliamentary candidate Ben Mwila yesterday angered the people of Nchelenge in Luapula province while addressing a public rally. This was after Mr. Mwila who is in the area to campaign for his re-election started attacking opposition Patriotic Front leader Michael Sata. Mr. Mwila’s address which was mainly concentrated on […]

DEC Arrests Banker For Money Laundering Involving K700 Million

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has arrested a banker at one of the leading international banks for theft and money laundering involving US$147,000 equivalent to K700 million.DEC Public Relations Manager John Nyawali says Zawinja Stephenson Gondwe a retail support officer in the banks Foreign Desk on dates between 1st May 2011 and 22nd July 2011 […]

Mopani Confirms Arrival Of A US$26m Converter At Mufulira Site

The 26 million US dollar worth 132 tonne convertor owned by Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) arrived safely at its Mufulira site on Saturday morning. The converter arrived at Richards Bay, South Africa, from India on 21st June and crossed into Zambia on Saturday 16th July at the Kazungula Border post. According to a statement released  […]

Fr. Father Bwalya : Zambians Have Agreed To Change Government This Year

Father Frank Bwalya says the majority Zambians are agreeable that time to change government has come. Speaking when he featured on QFM’s Monday Night Live last evening, Fr Bwalya said the MMD government has become ineffective and inept. He says the MMD has reached the point of diminished returns and that there is no way […]