Violence Erupts For Third Day In London

Violence Erupts For Third Day In London

Violence has broken out for a third consecutive day in London, with riot police deployed and firefighters tackling blazes across the capital. Shops were looted and buildings, among them a furniture store in Croydon, set alight as police clashed with youths. Trouble first flared on Saturday after a peaceful protest in Tottenham over the fatal […]

Dora, Daka May End Up In Jail

DORA Siliya and Peter Daka may end up in jail if there is change of government, says Lameck Mangani. Reacting to Siliya and Daka’s attacks on him and PF leader Michael Sata during the MMD youth rally at Nadalitsika Basic School on Saturday, Mangani, a former deputy minister of works and supply who also served […]

HH pledges not to betray Zambians

HH pledges not to betray Zambians

United party for national development (UPND) President Hakainde Hichilema has pledged not to betray the trust and confidence the people of Zambia that have entrusted in the UPND and the Real Change program. Mr. Hichilema made his pledge after successfully filing in his nomination papers before chief Justice Ernest Sakala sitting as Presidential Returning Officer […]

ZNWL : Campaigns Have Been Commercialized

Zambia National Women’s Lobby has observed that election campaigns have been commercialized. Zambia National Women’s Lobby executive director Lauren Mukanda says most political parties have been using one’s financial strength as a qualification for adoption for parliament. Mrs. Mukanda observes that this has disadvantaged a lot of women who may wish to participate in elections […]

Man Dies After Being Sucked Into Plane Engine

Man Dies After Being Sucked Into Plane Engine

An aircraft engineer killed after he was sucked into a plane engine at Woodbourne Airbase near Blenheim has been named. He was Miles Hunter, aged 51, of Renwick. Hunter worked for Safe Air, which runs a maintenance service for the military at the site and is a subsidiary of Air New Zealand. He had been […]

Clergy Welcomes PVT

Anglican priest Father Richard Luonde has expressed gratitude that the Electoral Commission of Zambia has rescinded its decision not to allow civil society organizations parallel tabulate election results. Father Luonde says the Parallel Vote Tabulation system is progressive as it ensures transparent and credible elections. He said debates over the PVT were not necessary because […]

Kangombe : 2012 National Budget Should Address Capital Projects

Immediate past Independent Riverside ward councilor in Kitwe says the 2012 National Budget should address capital projects such as the Mufuchani Bridge which the previous budget has not tackled despite being included. Submitting his budget proposals, Christopher Kangombe noted that there is a backlog of capital and micro projects which have not been implemented in […]

Church Mother Body Ready To Monitor Elections

The Zambia Episcopal Conference (ZEC) has declared its readiness to participate in monitoring the 20th September tripartite elections. Speaking with QFM in an interview, ZEC secretary General Cleophas Lungu says the church mother body has already put in place mechanisms to conduct voter education exercise. Father Lungu says it is the desire of ZEC that […]

ZCTU : Don’t Undermine ECZ

The Zambia congress of trade unions (ZCTU) HAS urged stakeholders in the political circles to desist from issuing statements that undermine the electoral commission of Zambia (ECZ). ZCTU secretary general Roy Mwaba says statements that undermine the ECZ should not entertained as they are a recipe of anarchy. The labor leader says the commission has […]

RB : I Will File In, PF Will Not Succeed

President Rupiah Banda says he will go ahead and file in his presidential nominations on Wednesday this week at the Supreme Court. This is despite efforts by the opposition Patriotic Front Party of trying to block him on the basis that one of President Banda’s parents is not Zambian as required by the Zambian laws. […]