Patrick vows to shame Rupiah in Kafulafuta

PATRICK Mwanawasa has described President Rupiah Banda’s leadership as meaningless and unreasonable. In an interview on Thursday in Ndola, where he was meeting some PF officials, Patrick said he did not know what President Banda was trying to achieve and could not resonate with what was happening in the nation. “I am very happy with […]

Mpezeni thanks Sata for having visited him at UTH

PARAMOUNT Chief Mpezeni of the Ngoni people of Eastern Province yesterday thanked PF leader Michael Sata for having visited him at UTH when he was hospitalised in Lusaka last week. In a telephone interview from his Ephendukeni palace in Feni area in Chipata, Mpezeni said he was now well. “I am well and back at […]

FODEP Commends PF For Holding Its First Ever Convention

The Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) has applauded the Patriotic Front for holding its first ever National conference. FODEP Executive Director Macdonald Chipenzi says by holding the National Conference, the PF has demonstrated that it is capable of observing the tenets of democracy. He hopes that this is a sign that intra-party democracy will be […]

Lillian Kapulu Sacked, Peter Mumba Recalled

President Rupiah Banda has fired Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Natural Resources Lillian Kapulu. President Banda has instead brought back former Home Affairs permanent secretary in the Levy Mwanawasa regime Peter Mumba. No reasons were given for the sacking of Kapulua but statehouse spokesperson Dicskosn Jere said the changes are with […]

Safeguard Peace And Security, Zambians Urged.

South African High Commissioner to Zambia Moses Chikane has urged Zambians to guard jealously the peace and stability that the country has continued to enjoy since independence in 1964. Speaking with QFM in an exclusive interview, Ambassador Chikane says the African region looks up to Zambia as an example and a trend setter in holding […]

Guy Scot Calls For Enforcement Mechanism Of Electoral Code Of Conduct

Lusaka Central Patriotic Front Member of Parliament Guy Scot says there is need to strengthen enforcement mechanisms for the electoral code of conduct. Mr. Scot told QFM that the current electoral code of conduct is ineffective as it contains a lot of loopholes which result in the incumbent government having an advantage over other players. […]

Ex-Mansa Town Clerk Ditches MMD, Joins PF

FORMER Mansa town clerk Bwanga Kapumpa has withdrawn his bid to stand as MMD Mufulira Central Constituency member of parliament following Sylvia Masebo’s resignation from the ruling party. Kapumpa, who resigned as town clerk for Mansa last week, said many public service workers and cabinet ministers are trapped in supporting MMD because of protecting jobs. […]

HH Concludes ‘Flopped’ CB Tour, Heads to Western Province

UPND president Hakainde Hichilema has concluded his ‘flopped’ tour of the Copperbelt province saying he is satisfied. And HH will on Wednesday travel to Western province for a series of rallies. UPND vice president Richard Kapita explained that people saying his party is failing to attract people to the rallies are jittery. He further said […]

Sata Goes Through Unopposed

Updates coming in from Mulungushi Rock of authority Kabwe venure for the PF conference is that the incumbent PF leader Michael Sata has gone through unopposed by close of nominations. Returning officer John Mulwila confirmed that by scheduled closure of filing in at 20:30 hrs, only Sata had lodged in an application for party presidency. […]

MISA Disappointed Over ZNBC Ban From PF Convention

The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zambia says it is disappointed with the Patriotic Front (PF) for barring journalists from the State-owned media. Journalist from the state owned media, namely Times of Zambia, Zambia Daily Mail and Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation, were barred from covering the party’s first General Conference, which begun today in […]