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Rupiah Banda Arrested, Passport Confiscated

The Government Joint Investigative Team (GJIT) in Lusaka has arrested former president Rupiah Banda and also seized his passport. Both GJIT spokesperson and Banda’s lawyers confirmed the arrest in separate...

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Lubinda Says He Has Suffered Enough

Patrotic Front (PF) Kabwata Member of Parliament (MP) Given Lubinda, who was recently sacked as Minister of Foreign Affairs has said he has suffered enough persecution from fellow party members...

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Kabimba Says PF Will Never Give Up Power

Minister of Justice and Secretary General of the Patriotic Front Wynter Kabimba alarmed observers today by declaring that his party would “rule forever,” prompting fears that election results may not...

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Four Judges Recuse from Politically Charged Banda Case

Four High Court judges have recused themselves from ruling on former President Rupiah Banda’s petition alleging the unlawful removal of his immunity, prompting rumors of fear and intimidation by the...

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Rupiah’s DEC Summon Pushed to Monday

Fourth president Rupiah Banda today turned down the summon by the Government Joint Investigations Team (GJIT) to appear for continued interrogations at the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC). GJIT spokesperson Namukolo...

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Deputy Police Chief Dodges Questions on Political Repression

Deputy Inspector General of Police Dr Solomon Jere today told the Lusaka High court that the police service is not obliged to explain the reasons why it prevents opposition party...

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Kabwe Taxi Drivers in Revolt against PF

Taxi drivers in Kabwe, who are mostly Patrtotic Front (PF) youths, are infuriated by District Commissioner (DC) Patrick Chishala’s insistence that they should paint their pirate taxis blue and have...

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Nkomesha Elected House of Chiefs Chairperson

Chieftainess Nkomesha Mukamambo of the Soli people has been elected as new chairperson of the House of Chiefs. And Government has reaffirmed its commitment to working with traditional rulers in...

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Muhabi Lungu Ponders Defection to UPND

Official spokesperson to opposition Movement for Multi-Party Democracy (MMD) president Dr Nevers Mumba, Muhabi Lungu, is set to ditch the former ruling party and join the United Party for National...

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Dora Siliya Escapes Journalists’ Trap

By Chanda Chimba, III Movement for Multi-Party Democracy, MMD, spokesperson Dora Siliya today escaped what appeared to have been a trap from a Muvi Tv reporter who wanted Siliya to...

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