FODEP Sadenned By The Low Number Of Women Adopted In MMD

The Foundation for Democratic Process FODEP has expressed sadness with the low number of adopted women in the ruling MMD to contest at parliamentary level. FODEP says it is interesting to note that the ruling MMD has adopted only nine women out of the total number of 148 adopted candidates. FODEP Executive Director MacDonald Chipenzi […]


Education Minister dora siliya, has shunned the 20th Copperbelt University graduation ceremony again. The ceremony is underway right now. This is the third time she has shunned the event. And talking to some of the graduands, they expressed disappointment on her shuning away as they expected her to lead the procession. CBU Graduation in pictures […]

Another PF ‘REBEL’ Confident Of Returning Seat

Shiwang’andu Constituency Member of Parliament Celestino Chibamba has expressed confidence of defending his seat on the MMD party ticket. Major Chibamba is one of the Patriotic Front rebel Members of Parliament who have been adopted to contest various seats by the MMD National Executive Committee. And Major Chibamba has said the government under the leadership […]

Respect The Rights Of Your Subjects, Traditional Chiefs Urged

The Human Rights Commission HRC has called on traditional leaders to respect the rights of their subjects.Commission Communication and Public Relations Manager Samuel Kasankha, however, states that the traditional leaders have a right to endorse their preferred candidates. Mr. Kasankha in an interview  says the commission is on high alert to ensure that the rights […]

Plans To Legalise Illegal Mining Reaches Advanced Stage

The Small Scale Miners Association says plans of legalizing operations of illegal mining in Zambia have reached an advanced stage. And the Association has expressed concern at the increasing number of people dying as a result of illegal mining. In an interview, Association Spokesperson Patrick Jeffery said the Association is engaged in negotiations with government […]

PF : We Have Not Banned Public Media From Covering Us

The Patriotic Front says it does not have a policy of banning the public media from covering its activities. PF Secretary General, Wynter Kabimba, told the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zambia on Wednesday, 20th July 2011, that the PF Central Committee has never sat to pass a resolution banning the public media from […]

UPND : MMD Adopted Parliamentary Candidates Are Not Inspiring

United Party for National Development (UPND) has charged that the MMD adopted candidates for this general election do not inspire Zambians in any way.And the party says it will announce the adopted candidates for various constituencies at an optimum time. In an interview,  UPND Vice spokesperson Cornelius Mweetwa says there is nothing new about the […]

Mulongoti : MMD Is Under Pressure

Mike Mulongoti has attributed the delay in announcing the date of elections to the pressure the MMD is facing. Mr. Mulongoti says the delay by the MMD government to announce the date of elections can best be described as indecency. He says decency demands that the date of elections is announced and not kept a […]

ZANAMA Hires “Jerabos” To Beat Up Marketeers Dragging Politics Into Chisokone Market

The Patriotic Front Executive at Kitwes Chisokone market have unearthed a scam in which some Zambia National Marketeers Association have allegedly hired a group of thugs to beat up Patriotic Front members into the market. PF Chisokone Branch Chairman Mulunda Mwanza has disclosed the development to Tumfweko. Mwanza has since appealed to the police to […]