Politics

MMD Announce Candidate for Mpongwe

The opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy has announced that it will field Miniver Mutesa in the February 28th, Mpongwe parliamentary by-election. Mutesa is a former district commissioner Mpongwe. This according...

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Police Storm Courtroom to Arrest Opposition Leader

Two Zambian Police officers in Lusaka today interrupted a court session as they attempted to arrest opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema before being thwarted and ejected by the judge. The incident...

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Ex-Information PS Arrested

Former information permanent secretary Prof. Sam Phiri has been arrested in connection with freelance journalist Chanda Chimba III’s documentaries that were critical of President Michael Sata in the run up...

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Nsanda Declares Sata PF Sole Candidate for 2016

PF campaign manager Willie Nsanda has kick-started the 2016 campaign by declaring President Michael Sata as a sole candidate for general elections. Nsanda who is Road Development Agency (RDA) chairman...

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Barotseland Wants Input on Constitution

Bert Mushala, the Permanent Secretary for Western Province, says the Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) has indicated to him that it would like to take part in the constitutional convention, representing...

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Andeleki Files Application to Run as PF Candidate

The former Chief Registrar of Societies Clement Andeleki has applied to the ruling party’s Central Committee to have him adopted as candidate for the forthcoming Livingstone parliamentary by-election. Sources in...

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Hichilema Requests More Time in ‘False News’ Case

Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema of the United Party for National Development (UPND) today asked the Lusaka magistrate to adjourn the case in which he is facing charges of publication of...

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Banda Urges Peaceful Vote in Kenya

Today the former President of Zambia Rupiah Banda gave a keynote address at a conference in Kenya, where he urged the Kenyan voters to follow his example and put the...

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Former President Banda to Speak in Kenya

Former President of Zambia Rupiah Banda will tomorrow depart for Kenya where he has been invited to deliver the keynote speech at an international conference in preparation for Kenya’s Presidential...

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Chipimo Fires Back at Chellah

Opposition National Restoration Party president Elias Chipimo Jr has impressively responded to President Michael Sata’s spokesperson, George Chellah, following a sharp State House reaction to a press briefing on Thursday....

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