HH Is The Richest Among Presidential Aspirants

United Party for National Development UPND President Hakainde Hichilema is the richest of the presidential candidates in this year’s general elections. The UPND leader has declared assets worth of K46 billion. This is according to the declaration of assets he has filed in his Presidential nominations before Chief Justice Ernest Sakala. Mr Hichilema has declared […]

ECZ Challenges Lubinda To Report Graft Allegations To ACC

The Electoral Commission of Zambia has challenged former Kabwata Member of Parliament Given Lubinda to report allegations of corruption against Universal Print Group to the Anti Corruption Commission and the Drug Enforcement Commission if he has evidence as he claims. Responding to Mr Lubinda’s letter to the Commission in which among other things he questioned […]

Treat UNIPRINT Allegations Seriously, ECZ Told

Former Kafulafuta Member of Parliament George Mpombo has called on the Electoral Commission of Zambia to take allegations of corruption against Universal Print Group the printers of ballot papers seriously. Mr. Mpombo says the Electoral body should not ignore the corruption allegations against the South African company which will print the ballot papers for this […]

Revolutionary Communist Party Withdraws For Plot One

The Revolutionary Communist Party has accused the Electoral Commission of Zambia of being inefficient. The party has since cited this as reason for its withdrawal from the 2011 presidential race. The Party’s presidential candidate, Mubita Wakumelo has stated that ECZ only informed him of the need to change his symbol 6 days ago. Mr Wakumelo, […]

FODEP Condemns Imposition Of Candidates

The Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) has condemned political parties that have imposed Parliamentary candidates on the people. FODEP president Alex Ng’oma in an interview with Qfm says it is justified for people on the grassroots of a political party to reject their adopted candidates if they are not wanted. Dr. Ng’oma who is also […]

Shikapwasha : Schemes Against RB Won’t Work

The MMD chairperson for Security Ronnie Shikapwasha has charged that no amount of political schemes against Republican President Rupiah Banda will deter him from securing another term in office. Speaking in an interview in Lusaka, Lieutenant General Shikapwasha who is MMD aspiring candidate for Keembe Constituency has predicted a landslide victory for President Banda in […]

Mulongoti Describes Suspension Of Government Printer Employee As An Exercise In Futility

Former Works and Supply minister Mike Mulongoti has described the suspension of a senior technical officer of government printers for saying the department has capacity to print ballot papers as an exercise in futility. Last week, Charles Zimba who is a senior technical lithographer at government printers and president of PPAZ was quoted as having […]

Lubinda Challenges Machungwa

Patriotic Front Kabwata aspiring parliamentary candidate Given Lubinda has challenged his opponent Peter Machungwa to explain why he has been rejected by the people of Luapula where he had been MP for 20 years on the MMD ticket. Mr. Lubinda has noted that if adopted by the PF, it will be easy for him to […]