Politics

Traditional Ceremony in Chongwe Spoiled by PF Campaigning

This past weekend, scores of Chongwe residents refused to attend the annual Chakwela Makumbi traditional ceremony of the Soli people in the area because of political infiltration being perpetrated by...

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Sata Tells Police He Is ‘Untouchable’ before Anti-Corruption Investigations

Today during a swearing in ceremony for several public functionaries, President Michael Sata gave a directive to the police to investigate more corruption among his cabinet members, but that the...

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President Sata and PF have Become Arrogant – says Dr Nevers Mumba

Zambia’s opposition leader Nevers Mumba says the Patriotic Front government has become too arrogant with only a year in power. Dr Mumba says it is unfortunate that government does not...

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UK and US Question Zambia’s Human Rights over PF Abuse of Police Force

Zambia major donors, the UK and USA, have raised concern over the country’s continued use of police force to muzzle opposition leaders as recently experienced under the Patriotic Front government....

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Guy Scott Says It’s ‘Immoral’ Not to Elect Masumba in Mufumbwe By-Election

Addressing a rally at Wishimanga Basic School in Mufumbwe, Vice-President Scott urged voters to pick the Patriotic Front candidate Stephen Masumba, saying that North-Western Province had not developed because of...

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Hichilema’s Appeal Blocked by Magistrate Court

Yesterday the Lusaka Magistrate Court rejected an appeal by opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, who is being prosecuted by the government for “publication of false news” due to critical comments he...

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Muvi TV Takes Government Agency to Court for Breaching Forex Law

A private station, Muvi Television Limited, has filed an injunction restraining National Pensions Scheme Authority (NAPSA) or its agents from evicting it from the Levy Business Park in Lusaka. This...

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Masebo Pokes Fun at Kaingu over Iris, Announces President Sata’s 2016 Bid

Zambia’s minister in charge of tourism Slyvia Masebo has taken a jibe at MMD vice-president (politics) Michael Kaingu asking him to concentrate on his “poor daughter Iris who was suffering”...

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PF Seeks Limits on Opposition Rallies

Following several weeks of blocked meetings and protests by opposition parties, Home Affairs Minister Edgar Lungu has issued a statement to the press commenting that the right to hold campaign...

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Former President Banda to Speak at University of Ghana

Former President of Zambia Rupiah Banda is scheduled to depart tomorrow to deliver a lecture at the University of Ghana as part of Boston University’s Africa Studies Programme, according to...

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