PF Cadres Storm Chibombo Council Meeting, Beat Up Councillors

PF Cadres Storm Chibombo Council Meeting, Beat Up Councillors

Chibombo Town Council Chairperson James Ntalahsa says he is appalled by the beating of four councillors at the civic centre by known Patriotic Front cadres. Confirming the development to News Diggers in an interview, Ntalasha said the said PF cadres pounced on Chikoba Ward Councillor Reagan Mubasa and mercilessly beat him up. “The councillors were […]

Focus On Human Dignity – Lungu

Focus On Human Dignity – Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has urged world leaders to redouble efforts to build a just, peaceful, prosperous, inclusive and fair world for the common good of humanity. Delivering Zambia’s statement to the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit during the 73rd United Nations (UN) General Assembly yesterday, President Lungu urged the international community to place human dignity at […]

PF Fighting Its Own Manifesto

PF Fighting Its Own Manifesto

President Edgar Lungu says his primary objective as leader of this country is to fulfil the dream and build on the legacy of PF founder Michael Sata. This has been his campaign message since 2014 when he was adopted presidential candidate. He was the chosen one for this purpose; we were made to believe. But […]

Lungu Accuses Church of Being Political Over Dialogue

Lungu Accuses Church of Being Political Over Dialogue

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu yesterday utilised the moment at the 70th anniversary of the World Council of Churches and official opening of the 31st General Conference of the Council of Churches in Zambia to attack the Church saying it is being political over dialogue. But Council of Churches in Zambia president Bishop Alfred Kalembo has told […]

Kabanshi Can’t Kill a Fly, Criminals Have Sacrificed Her – Kambwili

Kabanshi Can’t Kill a Fly, Criminals Have Sacrificed Her – Kambwili

Chishimba Kambwili says dismissed Community Development minister Emerine Kabanshi is a decent woman who can’t even kill a fly, but she has been sacrificed to protect the real criminals in government. And Kambwili says a group of Cabinet ministers working with PF Secretary General Davies Mwila, calling itself Luapula United is mobilising to oust President […]

How Djibouti, Like Zambia, is About To Lose Its Port to China

How Djibouti, Like Zambia, is About To Lose Its Port to China

(By Business Insider) Beijing’s cumulative loans to Africa since 2000 amounted to $124-billion by 2016, according to figures compiled by the China-Africa Research Initiative (CARI). Djibouti is projected to take on public debt worth around 88 percent of the country’s overall $1.72 billion GDP, with China owning the lion’s share of it. On March 2018, […]

‘Shame On Liars About China’

‘Shame On Liars About China’

Any Zambian peddling falsehoods about the country should be ashamed, Minister of Finance Margaret Mwanakatwe told Parliament yesterday. Mrs Mwanakatwe wondered why anyone should spread falsehoods about the country just to discredit it and cause unnecessary panic. “Let us not put the country on unnecessary fire, let us not spread falsehoods because we only have […]

Failure to appoint Auditor General Will Escalate Impunity – Chipimo

Failure to appoint Auditor General Will Escalate Impunity – Chipimo

National Restoration party (NAREP) president Elias Chipimo has warned that the Auditor General’s office remaining vacant for too long may only increase the levels of impunity among culprits who are politically-connected. And Chipimo says until Zambians decide to change the type of leadership in office, cases of missing evidence at court will not stop. In […]

I have dismissed Minister of Community Development and Social Services, Emerine Kabanshi.- President Lungu

I have dismissed Minister of Community Development and Social Services, Emerine Kabanshi.- President Lungu

I have further ordered for a clean-up in the respective Ministries, this includes the Ministry of Transport and Communications as the custodian of Zampost. Considering the mandate given to investigative wings, I met with Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) and the Anti-Corruption commission to inform them of the administrative changes I made and expect the two […]