Politics

President Sata Castigates Opposition Leaders over Independence Celebration

President Michael Sata today expressed anger after noticing that major opposition political party leaders boycotted Zambia’s 48th Independence Day celebrations. MMD leader Nevers Mumba, UPND’s Hakainde Hichilema and NAREP president Elias...

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UPND Women Respond to M’membe’s Relative, In’utu Suba, Over Hichilema Attack

Zambian opposition UPND national chairperson for women’s affairs Namakau Kabwiku has responded to PF permanent secretary for special duties at Cabinet office, In’utu Suba’s remarks describing Hichilema as selfish. Suba...

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Former President Banda Honored with Crans Montana Award

Former President of Zambia Rupiah Banda was honored yesterday with the Prix de la Fondation of the Crans Montana Forum in recognition of his achievements in implementing and promoting democracy....

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Transparency International Faults Sata’s Anti-Corruption Effort

Transparency International Zambia says President Michael Sata’s political will in fighting corruption has fallen short of the required tangible, responsive and corresponding action. According to an assessment of the PF’s...

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GBM Accuses Kabimba of Hijacking the Patriotic Front

Minister of Defence Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba (GBM) has hit back at his rival Wynter Kabimba, accusing the Justice Minister of hijacking the ruling party when he was never voted into...

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Opposition Legal Defence Alliance Denounces Rights Violations by Sata Government

A legal defence alliance acting on behalf of “broad array of opposition parties and citizens” has issued a press release and open letter today denouncing violations of civil rights by...

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Kitwe Mayor Accused of Hiring PF Youth Cadres to Attack Union Official

Kitwe Mayor Chileshe Bweupe has been accused of hiring Patrotic Front cadres to assault an official from the Zambia United Local Authority Workers Union (ZULAWU) branch in Kitwe allegedly for...

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MMD Warns of Electoral Violence in Mufumbwe

Opposition party Movement for Multi party Democracy (MMD) has warned that the party may be forced to defend itself if the ruling Patriotic Front is unwilling or unable to reign...

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Kabimba Denies Bribing Voters in Mufumbwe

Patriotic Front (PF) Secretary General Winter Kabimba has refuted claims by the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) that the ruling party is using underhand methods to hoodwink voters into voting...

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Forget New Constitution in 2013, says UPND

Zambian opposition, UPND, has doubted the ruling Patriotic Front will deliver the Constitution in 2013 after finance minister Alexander Chikwanda allocated a mearge K20 billion towards the process. The UPND...

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