Mweetwa : We Expect More To Ditch Our Party UPND

THE United Party for National Development (UPND) says it expects many more senior party members to resign following their not being adopted. Commenting on the recent resignation of their national chairman, Edward Kasoko, UPND deputy spokesperson Cornelius Mweetwa said it was unfortunate that senior party members have opted to resign following the adoption process. “It […]

MMD Aspirant Pockets Campaign Money

Mbabala MMD aspirant Laivan Apulani has been put to task by youths after refusingto release the K50 million campaign funds to the constituency. Sources within the MMD Mbabala constituency committee have revealed that President Rupiah Banda a week ago directed the secretariat to hand over the money to all aspiring candidates and that the money […]

MMD To Sponsor Northern Province PF Losing Aspirants

Sources have   revealed that the MMD has summoned all losing PF aspiring candidates for MP positions to meet President Rupiah Banda for funding to stand as independent candidates. Yesterday Banda met the owing candidate in Lukashya constituency Margaret Bwalya and tasked her to organised all ‘popular’ candidates that were not picked by the PF […]

Nawakwi, Tilyenji And Mutesa File Presidential Nominations

FDD and UNIP leaders, Edith Nawakwi and Tilyenji Kaunda, respectively, have successfully filed their presidential nominations. The two are part of at least 17 aspirants vying for the republican presidency during the 20th September general elections this year. Mr Kaunda filed his nomination in the morning while Ms Nawakwi filed in the afternoon, all before […]

Siulapwa Canes Old Politicians Again

New Generation Party President, Humphrey Siulapwa has reiterated his stance of de- campaigning old politicians. Speaking in Lusaka today, Mr Siulapwa said old politicians must give chance to the youth in the political arena. He observed that the youth have been sidelined by all political parties in the parliamentary aspirants adoption process for the coming […]

Frustrated UPND Chairman Defects To MMD

UPND national chairman Edward Kasoko has resigned from his party and joined the MMD. Kasoko is the immediate past MP for Mwembeshi Constituency in Mumbwa district. He is one of the serving MPs that have been left out by the UPND in the ongoing adoptions. Kasoko went to the MMD campaign centre Sunday afternoon when […]

UNIP Files In Presidential Nomination

THE Supreme Court area was this morning a hive of activity amid tight security as the United National Independence Party (UNIP) president Tilyenji Kaunda successfully filed in his nomination papers, ahead of the September 20 general elections. He was accompanied by his wife, Patience, and the party vice president Njekwa Anamela. “Like in 1991, UNIP […]

PF Members Urged To Remain United Amid Adoption Process

Former Patriotic Front national youth secretary Eric Chanda has appealed to members of the patriotic front to remain united as the party goes through its adoption process. Mr. Chanda says the adoption process should not divide the party but should instead bring unity and harmony among its members. He notes that there is no need […]

Adoptions Give UPND Headache

Adoptions Give UPND Headache

The United Party for National Development (UPND) is believed to be having a headache on which parliamentary candidates to field in Siavonga, Monza Namwala and Sesheke constituencies. This has resulted in the delay in announcing party’s parliamentary candidates which is now expected to be made this Sunday, 7th August, 2011. Reliable Sources within the party […]

Confusion Rocks Kitwe Town Centre As MMD Sympathisers Scuffle For Chitenge Material

There was drama in Kitwe Thursday afternoon in town centre when Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) sympathizers scuffled for MMD Chitenge material. The group calling themselves the Die Hard for RB and MMD team had gathered at Kitwe City Square to carry out a solidarity campaign in support of President Rupiah Banda. The sympathizers vowed […]