Politics

NGO Group Complains of Zambia’s Crackdown on Rights

The World Alliance for Citizen Participation (CIVICUS) has expresses serious concerns on the escalating campaign to silence independent dissent in Zambia. In a statement from Johannesburg, South Africa, the alliance...

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High Court Revokes Simwiya’s Deportation

The Lusaka High Court has revoked the deportation of Ndola businessman Abdul Simwiya to Angola and described the action as outrageous. Home affairs minister Edgar Lungu last month deported Simwiya...

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Independent Radio Stations Threatened with Closure

ZICTA is seeking to shut down four independent radio stations which had been critical of the PF government over bureaucratic technicalities. ...

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State Media Journalists Complain of Intense Censorship

Journalists at the Times of Zambia and Zambia Daily Mail newspapers are complaining of poor salaries and intense censorship from the administration....

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Govt Offers Incentives to Traditional Leaders

The Zambian Government has announced plans to send traditional leaders to school to acquire leadership and community development skills. And Chiefs and Traditional Affairs minister professor Nkandu Luo says the...

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Bus Tragedy Shocks Operator

Postmater General Macpherson Chanda has expressed shock at the road traffic accident that has killed 54 people. Chanda said the bus was road worthy and started off around 04:30 hours...

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Sata Warns Diplomats

President Michael Sata has warned Zambian diplomats serving in foreign missions to desist from involving themselves in illegal activities. President Sata said corrupt diplomats would be noticed because government would...

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Hichilema Files Petition to Quash Defamation Charges

United Party for National Developmet (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema has filed for a petition to quash his charges in the magistrate’s court arguing it is an attempt to restrict his...

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UPND Insist on Mapatizya Formula

United Party for National Development (UPND) campaign manager for the Livingstone by-election Garry Nkombo has insisted that they will use the Mapatizya formula to win the seat in the February...

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Banda’s Lawyer Canes PF over ACC Summons

The recent summoning of former President Rupiah Banda by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has been denounced as a political ploy his supporters. Banda, who as a former head of state...

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