Dr Kaseba: Rally Behind Scott, SATA Had No Chosen Successor

FORMER First Lady Christine Kaseba says the power struggle and infighting in the Patriotic Front (PF) is heartbreaking for the late President Sata’s family. And Dr Kaseba has called on Zambians to rally behind acting President Guy Scott as he discharges his functions because late President Sata was fully conversant with the provisions for succession […]

‘Children’ Seeking to Run For President Annoy Sondashi

FORUM for Democratic Alternatives president Ludwig Sondashi has announced he will contest the presidency in the forthcoming by-election, saying he cannot leave the position to amateur and inexperienced politicians. Announcing his desire to stand in the coming presidential by-election, Dr Sondashi said he gets angry to hear of young people wanting to take over the […]


THE Patriotic Front (PF) has resolved to expel Acting President Guy Scott from the ruling party for gross insubordination and making unilateral decisions without consulting the Central Committee. The resolution was arrived at last night at a meeting held at Blue Nile Lodge in Lusaka and attended by more than half the number of the […]

PF Central Committee Meeting Adopts Edgar Lungu As Presidential Candidate

A fully constituted Central Committee Meeting held at Government Complex has adopted PF Secretary General, Egar Lungu as the Party’s Presidential Candidate. This follows a petition of support from 62 PF Members of Parliament who urged the supreme policy body to adopt Mr. Lungu as Presidential Candidate. The meeting was chaired by PF National Chairperson […]

Lungu Was Forced To Hand Over Power, High Court Orders Inquiry

The Lusaka High Court has today ordered an inquiry into how the Attorney General and Secretary to the Cabinet transferred power from Acting President Edgar Lungu to Vice-President Guy Scott following the death of President Michael Sata. Justice Gertrude Chawatama has set Friday, November 14,2014 as the date for an inter-parte hearing into the case […]

President SATA Had Genuine Love For Zambia -Kaseba

President SATA Had Genuine Love For Zambia -Kaseba

Former First Lady Christine Kaseba says President Sata will be remembered as a humble leader who worked hard to improve lives of the vulnerable. Dr Kaseba said in a speech read on her behalf by Emma Chibesakunda that the late President had genuine love to develop the country and that he did this even through […]

PF Not For Sale – Edgar Lungu

Patriotic Front Secretary General Edgar Lungu says the ruling party is not for sale to the highest bidder. Speaking during at National Heroes Stadium after the end of the requiem mass, Mr Lungu says PF’s poor constituency the poor and the marginalized will not allow special interest and cartels devoted only to individual selfish interests […]

RB puts on holds decision to contest 2015 by-election or not

Fourth Republican President Rupiah Banda says he will end the speculation on whether he intends to run for President again or not after the burial of President Michael Sata. There has been growing speculation that the former President intends to run for President in the elections expected to be held in January 2015. And Mr […]

President SATA To Be Buried Tomorrow

President SATA To Be Buried Tomorrow

Late Republican President Michael Sata’s body will today be taken to Parliament where a special session of Parliament will be held for Parliamentarians to pay their respects. And the late Republican President, who died at King Edward VII hospital in London on 28th October, 2014 will be buried tomorrow at Presidential burial site at Embassy […]

More Foreign Leaders Coming For SATA’s Burial

THE President of Madagascar Heri Rajaonarimampianina has confirmed attendance of President Sata’s state funeral, bringing the total number of heads of State coming to attend the burial to nine. And the paying of last respects to President Sata, who died last Tuesday in London, will be temporarily suspended this morning, Secretary to the Cabinet Roland […]