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Nevers Mumba Arrests Upset Chipimo

Opposition National Restoration party (NAREP) president Elias Chipimo Jr says the continued arrests of his MMD counterpart Nevers Mumba is clear indication the ruling Patriotic Front is in a state...

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Zambia’s Annual Inflation Rate Rises by 0.4%

Zambia’s annual rate of inflation, as measured by Consumer Price Index (CPI), has increased by 0.4 percentage points from 6.9 per cent in November to 7.3 per cent in December...

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MMD Ponders Namugala Punishment

MMD chaiman Kabinga Pande says the party is discussing the possible punishment for women affairs chairperson Catherine Namugala. Pande said the party has started internal consultations on the posible action...

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Mpongwe By-Election Set for Feb 28, 2013

The Electoral Commission of Zambia has announced February 28 as the date for by-elections in Copperbelt rural’s Mpongwe constituency where the seat fell vacant following the defection of Gabriel Namulambe...

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Malupenga Chases Journalists From State House Function

Information and broadcasting permanent secretary Amos Malupenga today chased journalists from covering a swearing-in ceremony at State House on grounds that they were not smartly dressed. After the reporters converged...

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Sata Warns MMD Ministers Against Funding their Party

President Micheal Sata today warned MMD MPs serving as deputy ministers in the PF government not to use their positions to organise the former ruling party. The President said this...

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Coalition Worried with Abuse of Citizens

The Zambia Rainbow Coalition (ZRC) has observed that the continued abuse of the Public Order Act by government is a serious threat to the fundamental freedoms of citizens. Following the...

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ACC Investigates Drunk PF Councilor

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) is investigating PF councillor Chikutano Nkhoma who was recently detained by Ethiopian authorities for failure to settle an alcohol bill at Sheraton hotel for corruption....

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MMD Cadres Clash at Secretariat

Movement for Multiparty Democracy supporters loyal to party president Nevers Mumba’s camp and others from expelled national secretary Major Richard Kachingwe today clashed and exchanged bitter words during a physical...

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Chituwo Blasts Defecting MMD Members

A leading member of Zambia’s main opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) says the government is encouraging opposition legislators to defect to the ruling party by appointing them to the...

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