“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 […]

RB Heads South

President Rupiah Banda is tomorrow (Friday 8) expected in Sinazongwe in Southern Province to officiate at the re-opening of Maamba Mine which is expected to create 2000 jobs when fully operational. The mine will re-open under the new majority equity partners Nava Bharat of Singapore who have acquired 65 percent equity in Maamba Collieries Limited. […]

FODEP President Demands Daily Mail Apology For ‘Malicious’ Story

Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) President Dr. Alex Ng’oma has refuted a story attributed to him in today’s Zambia Daily Mail Newspapers as having described the opposition Patriotic Front as dictatorial. Dr. Ng’oma has since written to the Zambia Daily Mail management demanding an apology and the retraction of the article in question in the […]

Chief Mpuku ‘Cans’ Partisan Chiefs

A traditional ruler has observed that it is wrong for any chief to openly declare their support for any political party leader in the forthcoming general elections. Chief Mpuka of the Chikunda people of Luangwa district says traditional rulers should only give guidance to their subjects on national issues and not impose on them. Chief […]