Opposition MMD appeals to Sata to abide by the constitution

Opposition MMD appeals to Sata to abide by the constitution

Opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) has appealed to Republican President Michael Sata to abide by the Republican Constitution in his execution of powers. Party deputy national secretary Chembe Nyangu has told Qfm that President Sata took the oath to protect the Zambian citizenry regardless of religious or political affiliation and that this should bear […]

HH Tells PF To Follow The Law In Graft Fight

HH Tells PF To Follow The Law In Graft Fight

United Party for National Development UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has advised the Patriotic Front government to follow the law in its pursuit of the fight against corruption. Mr. Hichilema tells QFM news that it is important that the PF government sticks to the laws that are in place. He says some of the decisions being […]

Losing Mkushi PF Candidate To Petition Poll Results

PATRIOTIC Front (PF) losing Mkushi South parliamentary candidate in the September 20 elections, Davies Chisopa has said he will petition the results, alleging anomalies by the winning candidate Sydney Chisanga from MMD. Mr Chisopa alleged in Lusaka yesterday that Mr Chisanga and his agents had engaged in rampant violation of the electoral regulations, thereby influencing […]

Kunda : We The ‘Opposition’ Shall Provide ‘Checks And Balance’ To PF

WE shall provide checks and balances to the PF government and ensure Zambia does not become a one-party state, says immediate past vice-president George Kunda. In an exclusive interview yesterday, Kunda, who was re-elected Muchinga member of parliament in Central Province, confirmed he would be in the National Assembly as a backbencher. “We shall continue […]

MMD National Treasurer Defects To PF For ‘Greener Pasture’

Opposition Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD) National Treasurer Goodward Mulubwa has with immediate effect resigned for his party and joined the ruling Patriotic Front. Mr. Mulubwa, who is also proprietor of Chat Milling and losing MMD aspiring candidate for Roan Constituency in Luanshya, was until his defection, MMD national treasurer. Speaking at a media briefing […]

Sata Nominates More MPs Than He Is Allowed

Republican President Michael Chilufya Sata has nominated more MPs than he is allowed by the constitution, Tumfweko understands. The current Zambian constitution allows the president to nominate at most 8 MPs at any given time but Sata has appointed 10. The relevant part of the constitution says ‘the President may, at any time after a […]

JAMES LUKUKU TO CONTEST FOR MMD PRESIDENCY

Opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy-MMD Lusaka Province Youth Secretary James Lukuku has called for quick reorganization of the party to avoid any power vacuum. Mr. Lukuku also reveals that he is interested in contesting the party’s presidency. He notes that the party needs to come together so as to give the ruling Patriotic Front-PF checks […]

FODEP : PF Government Should Enshrine Date Of Elections In The Constitution

Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) says the new Patriotic Front government should ensure that the date of elections is enshrined in the constitution. FODEP president Alex N’goma has noted that having a fixed date for elections in the constitution will help the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to plan effectively for the elections. Dr. N’goma […]