Politics

Zambia’s Fiscal Position: What Are the Challenges and the Way Out?

By Hakainde Hichilema By 2011, the economy was growing at an average of 6.5% per annum. The debt stood at 21% of GDP and debt service was 11% of GDP....

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Political Parties Bill Withdrawn From NDF Agenda

Delegates at the ongoing National Dialogue Forum have agreed that the political parties Bill 2019 be withdrawn from the agenda under deliberations at the forum. And the NDF says it...

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Mwamba Arrives at his new Addis Ababa Base

Zambia’s newly appointed ambassador to Ethiopia Emmanuel Mwamba has arrived in Addis Ababa to take up his post. Mwamba takes over from Susan Sikaneta who was recently recalled. “Family, we...

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NDF Mandate Extended Again

The National Dialogue Forum has against extended its sittings beyond the 10 day window initially set. Forum Secretary Patrick Chisanga told journalists that the Ministry of Justice has approved the...

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NDF Expels Kitwe Mayor

Barely 48 hours after being re-elected as Local Government Association of Zambia (LGAZ) President Kitwe Mayor Christopher Kang’ombe has been expelled from the National Dialogue Forum. Kang’ombe was summoned to...

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Kang’ombe Retains LGAZ Presidency

Kitwe Mayor Christopher Pikiti Kang’ombe has retained his position as Local Government Association of Zambia (LGAZ) president. Kang’ombe beat his rival James Ntalasha from the opposition UPND by a margin...

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Mwila Warns ‘Rowdy’ PF Civic Leaders at NDF

Patriotic Front Secretary General Davies Mwila has strongly warned PF civic leaders that almost lynched opposition New National Congress Party leader Pastor Peter Chanda at the ongoing National Dialogue Forum...

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Tayali Apologises to NDF over Accusations against Chair

Economic and Equity Party leader Chilufya Tayali has apologized to National Dialogue Forum chairperson Professor Muyunda Mwanalushi and other delegates over his accusations that the former was diverting from the...

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US VISA WAIVER ANNOUNCEMENT FALSE- AMERICAN EMBASSY

The U.S. Embassy in Zambia is aware of false news reports stating that Zambian nationals can now travel to the United States without a visa.  At this time, Zambia is...

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Withdrawals from NDF a Sign That the Process is A Sham, says HH

The withdrawal by some participants at the ongoing National Dialogue Forum (NDF) has clearly proved that the whole process is a sham, mockery and a dubious attempt to legitimise dictatorship...

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