PF Disputes MMD Popularity Claims In Chisokone Market

Patriotic Front (PF) Chisokone branch chairperson Mulunda Mwanza has disputed MMD popularity claims in Chisokone market. Reacting to statements by Zambia National Marketeers Association (ZANAMA) officials on national television that the entire Chisokone market is rallying behind President Rupiah Banda in this years elections, Mwanza says the MMD is a long gone party and that […]

Another Rejectee In Isoka MMD

MMD officials in Isoka west have rejected the adoption of Paul Sichamba as the ruling party parliamentary candidate. The officials, led by constituency Information and Publicity Secretary, Bornwell Siwale, said they are also disappointed with the party National Executive Committee. Mr Siwale said that the MMD NEC’s decision is against President Rupiah Banda’s assertions of […]

Political Activist Backs RB’s Stance On Election Date

Political Activist Dante Saunders has advised political stakeholders not to make an issue out of this year’s tripartite elections. Mr. Saunders says the Republican President is privileged by the Republican Constitution to set and announce the date for elections. He has since urged politicians in the country to concentrate on selling their manifestos to the […]

SIULAPWA : Machungwa, Others Should Retire From Politics

The New Generation Party (NGP) has not welcomed the adoption of patriotic front rebel members of parliament by the ruling MMD to contest four seats in Lusaka. Speaking during a briefing at the party secretariat in Lusaka today, NGP president Humphrey Siulapwa called on MMD Kabwata parliamentary candidate Peter Machungwa to retire from active politics. […]

Chizyuka pledges RB victory

Former Namwala Member of Parliament Robbie Chizyuka has pledged to secure a 100 percent vote for President Banda and the ruling party in the constituency and entire Southern Province in the forthcoming tripartite elections. This follows the decision by the MMD to adopt Mr Chizyuka to re-contest the seat on its ticket. Major Chizyuka, who […]

Sichinga : MMD Members Are Frustrated With RB’s Leadership

Economic consultant Bob Sichinga says that a number of MMD members are currently uncomfortable with the type of leadership being exhibited in the ruling party. Mr. Sichinga says that a number of the MMD members have observed that the party is not what it was in the past. He says that the MMD will see […]

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 […]

Six PF ‘Rebels’ Adopted On The MMD Ticket As Machungwa Goes To Kabwata

“Rebel” Luapula Constituency Patriotic Front Member of Parliament Dr Peter Machungwa has been adopted to stand in Lusaka’s Kabwata Constituuency on the MMD ticket, along five other PF MPs adopted to stand in various constituencies on the ruling party ticket. The five other PF MPs are Bahati’s Besa Chimbaka who is also Luapula Province Minister, […]

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