Politics

Congo’s Joseph Kabila Must Step Down Before Country Slips Into Bloodbath

In this season of democracy’s retreat, Congo appears to be sliding further downhill. After a wave of repression, the regime of President Joseph Kabila is facing crunch time. Mr. Kabila’s...

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Tasila Lungu Dares Davies Mwila; ” I’m Going For Lusaka Deputy Mayor”

Patriotic Front Nkoloma ward one councillor Tasila Lungu has insisted she will contest as Lusaka Deputy Mayor despite the party’s decision to endorse Christopher Shakafuswa effectively going head-to-head with new...

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Tasila Lungu Eyes Lusaka Deputy Mayor Post

President Edgar Lungu’s daughter, Tasila, has declared her intention to contest the position of Lusaka Deputy Mayor. Tasila becomes the second child of a sitting President to seek top civic...

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RB Off To China On Special Invite

Fourth Republican president Rupiah Banda yesterday left for China on special invitation from that country’s Guizhou Provincial People’s Government Vice Governor Lu Yongzheng. President Banda is accompanied by his wife...

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UPND Cadres Chase Away ZNBC Crew From Covering Hichilema

UPND cadres today hurled insults and attempted to beat up ZNBC journalists at Chainama Hotel in Lusaka. The ZNBC crew was due to cover opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema. The cadres,...

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Hichilema Launches Venomous Attack on Judiciary Hours Before Crucial Judgment

UPND president Hakainde Hichilema has launched a scurrilous attack on the judiciary, an institution he is seeking justice from in the aftermath of the August 11 elections. And Hichilema said...

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Hichilema Takes Presidential Petition To The High Court

Losing presidential candidate Hakainde Hichilema says his party will go to the High Court over their dismissed petition before the Constitutional Court. Speaking to the BBC’s Akwesi Sampong on the...

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Hichilema Wins Another Day In Court; No Verdict As ConCourt Adjourns To Monday

Opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has picked a last minute win in the Constitutional Court after securing an extension to the 14 day determination period by pleading with court to...

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Parliamentary Petitions Swell; Hits 70

A staggering 70 parliamentary seats are being challenged in the Lusaka High Court on grounds of electoral malpractice. This is the second time parliamentary elections have been subjected to a...

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Bishops Counsel PF, UPND Leaders On Violence

The church has issued a strong worded statement urging political leaders from both the Patriotic Front and United Party for National Development to tame their cadres and end the political...

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