SOUTHERN Province police commissioner Bonny Kapeso says he has instructed officers to be on high alert after riots almost erupted in Choma following reports that UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema’s house was surrounded by police last night. Police officers used teargas to disperse several youths who started burning tyres in Choma, forcing many traders to abandon […]
Former vice-president Nevers Mumba says charging UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema with treason is an illegality because it was police who did not perform their duties in Mongu. And Peoples Party president Mike Mulongoti says there is no order in the country under President Edgar Lungu’s regime. Meanwhile ADD President Charles Milupi says PF will not […]
Police have finally picked up UPND president Hakainde Hichilema and he is currently at Woodlands Police Station. This follows a raid at his New Kasama house yesterday. Police took Hichilema to the police station about 15 minutes ago accompanied by Jack Mwiimbu and other lawyers. Details later.
The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) says it will not apologize over the perceived blockade of the Presidential motorcade in Mongu during the Kuomboka Traditional Ceremony. UPND Spokesperson Charles Kakoma says UPND president Hakainde Hichilema motorcade did not at any point block President Edgar Lungu’s motorcade. Mr. Kakoma says it is the role […]
THE Zambian electricity sector needs regular tariff adjustments in order to secure reliable electricity and reduce load shedding, Zesco managing director Victor Mundende has observed. Commenting on the proposed tariff hike by Zesco by 75 percent, Mr. Mundende said increasing electricity tariffs had huge benefits to the country such as increase in national access to […]
UPND vice-president Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba explains that there was a traffic jam on the road to Limulunga on Sunday and it was not only UPND vehicles which did not stop when sirens went off. GBM also says his party is ready to dialogue with President Edgar Lungu to find solutions to the people’s suffering. GBM […]
GOVERNMENT borrowing has become a danger to private sector investment and the country’s social spending, AfLife Holdings Group chief executive officer Muna Hantuba has said. Mr. Hantuba said Government’s ‘‘insatiable appetite’’ for borrowing was starving private investments and hindering growth in the sector. He said the private sector needed more money just like Government to […]
We have the capacity to treat Hakainde Hichilema like a rat and confine him to his New Kasama house, PF deputy secretary general Mumbi Phiri has warned. And Mumbi says police should inform PF if they have failed to protect President Edgar Lungu because the party has a strong security team which can take up […]