Musenge : Dora’s CB Trip Explains Why MMD must Exit

Dora Siliya’s visit to the copperbelt has only succeded in bringing out issues that explain why MMD should be voted out of office, says Nkana PF parliamentariaan Mwenya Musenge. Commenting on education minister Dora Siliya’s justification of MMD’s abuse of state -owned media organisations, Musenge said it was regretable and unfortunate that a minister could […]

Rupiah’s Reluctance In Announcing Elections Date Questioned

The Non Governmental Organization Coordinating Council (NGOCC) has wondered why President Rupiah Banda is reluctant to announce the election date when the electoral commission of Zambia has stated that the voter register will be ready on the 31st of July, 2011. NGOCC Board Chairperson Beatrice Grillo says the delay in announcing the date of elections […]

Government rules out local printing of ballots

Works and Supply Minister, Gabriel Namulambe has acknowledged that security cannot be guaranteed if ballot papers were to be locally printed. This is in the backdrop of electoral stakeholders concerns over the printing of ballots in a foreign country. Mr Namulambe however says government is soon to spend 46 billion kwacha on security installations at […]

DEC Intensifies Operations On Drug Traffickin

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has intensified its operations in view of the SADC drug cartel planning to set up base in Zambia. DEC Public Relations manager John Nyawali has disclosed in an interview. Mr. Nyawali says the commission is strengthening its operations to prevent the recruitment of women whom he says are major targets […]

Government urged to engage university students in the dialogue process of Diploma bursaries

The Copperbelt University Students Union (COBUSU) has urged the government to begin to engage Diploma students at both CBU and the University of Zambia in dialogue over what it terms sky-rocketing tuition fees at higher learning institutions. COBUSU Secretary General Anthony Bwalya says sustained dialogue done in good faith, through honest opinion sharing and a […]

Chipata PF Rally As It Happened

16:10 Master of ceremonies, Lameck Mangani, introduces Given Lubinda, Kabwata MP, makes welcoming remarks. The PF has come to the Eastern Province. Song for change “Tembenukani, Tembenuka, abale mutembenuke, Tembenuka ufumu wa kumwamba wayandikila!!!” meaning repent my brethren, the Kingdom of God has come. Introduces Hon Kapijimpanga and Mike Mulongoti. Chants: Mphamvu! Mphamvu! Patrick Mwanawasa […]

Man , 31 Gets 5 years For Manslaughter(updated)

The Lusaka  high court has sentenced a 31 year old man to 5 years to imrpsonment with hard after he pleaded guilty to man slaughter. This is in a curse in which Daudi Mwenda was charged with manslaughter contraly to the laws of Zambia. Mwenda is alleged to have casused the death f Dickson kanyembo on  20th, December 2010  in […]

Government Driver Carrying MMD Material Flees Mob(updated)

A govenrment driver was on Thursday forced to speed off, after a mob of angry Livingstone residents surrounded a vehicle he was using to distribute MMD Chitenge Materials to malamba market. Southern province Pf chairperson Joseph Akufumba who rushed to the market after his secretary Roy Mangalelwa alerted him pf the presnces of the government vehicle, he said the MMD levels of abusing governentm […]