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 […]

Official: Mangani Quits MMD, Joins PF

WORKS and Supply Deputy Minister Lameck Mangani has quit the MMD with immediate effect. Speaking in a phone interview with Hot FM Radio a short while ago, Hon Mangani said he has resigned from the MMD to join the Patriotic Front (PF) citing witch hunting from the top supremo. Mangani was also Chipata Central MMD […]

Mpombo advise leaders to issue responsible statements

Kafulafuta Member of Parliament George Mpombo has advised leaders in the country to make responsible statements.  Commenting on the recent statement by President Rupiah Banda that there is no corruption in Zambia, Mr. Mpombo says it is important that leaders in the country make responsible statements based on true analysis issues on the ground. He […]

POLICE LOOKING FOR WATCHDOG EDITORS FOLLOWING LUBINDA COMPLAINT

Leaks in from Lusaka Central Police have revealed that a docket has been opened against owners and editors of the Zambian Watchdog website for criminal offenses. This follows a criminal libel complaint to the police this afternoon by the PF chairman for local government Given Lubinda. According to the Police source, Lubinda complained that the […]