Tuesday 30th May 2017

Latest Politics

Building a brand new capital city won’t make our problems disappear, it’ll make ministers rich
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Does it make sense for a country to locate its capital city someplace no one can find? The Patriotic Front wants to move our capital city from the well-known metropolis of Lusaka to the little know ru...
Kambwili’s Bid For President Ends Before It Began
Friday, February 24th 2012: Chishimba Kambwili, Minister of Youth and Sport, announces the national tour of the Africa Cup of Nations trophy around Zambia at the Government complex off Independence Avenue, central Lusaka, Zambia.
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Patriotic Front (PF) Roan lawmaker Chishimba Kambwili’s ‘silent’ bid to lead the ruling party in the 2021 presidential elections has hit a dead end after secretary-general Davies Mwila announced...
Presidential Aspirant Peter Gichira Arrested For Attempted Suicide
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Independent presidential aspirant Peter Solomon Gichira was arrested and locked up in police cells after he allegedly tried to commit suicide by jumping off sixth floor of Independent Electoral and Bo...
Government to divide Chilubi Constituency into two constituencies
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President Edgar Lungu says government has intentions of dividing Chilubi Constituency in Northern Province into two constituencies. The President notes that Chilubi constituency which covers the is...
Mwila Confirms Lungu Going For Third Term
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Patriotic Front Secretary General Davies Mwila said that President Edgar Lungu is the PF Candidate for the 2021 General Elections. Mr. Mwila has since advised members who may have ambitions for the...
Take your aid, don’t tell us who to arrest, Lungu tells diplomats
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They can withdraw their aid if they want but they can never withdraw our dignity, President Edgar Lungu said yesterday in apparent reference to diplomats accredited to Zambia who are pressing the gove...
New Zealand Ref Steals Show in Zambia World Cup Loss
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New Zealand referee Matt Conger stole the show as Zambia lost 1-0 to Costa Rica in the final Group C match of the FIFA U-20 World Cup. Two penalties for Costa Rica and a disallowed goal for Zambia ...
Milupi says Maimane’s deportation confirms that Zambia a failed state
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ADD leader Charles Milupi says Zambian immigration authorities and police officers breached the international civil aviation regulations when they stormed the plane carrying South Africa’s Democrati...
UNZA Enters Day 5 Of Go-Slow
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THE go-slow over delayed salaries by University of Zambia lecturers and researchers entered day four yesterday. On Tuesday, University of Zambia Lecturers and Researchers Union (UNZALARU) announced...
BREAKING NEWS: HH Adjourned Until June 15th
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  The treason case involving United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema (HH) and 5 other people has been adjourned to June, 15th, 2017. Lusaka Magistrate David S...
Young African Leaders Call For Peace In Sudan On Freedom Day
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On Africa Day Thursday, about 3,000 young African leaders appealed to African heads of state to rescue South Sudan's 2015 peace agreement. The Archbishop Tutu fellows said in a letter to the leader...
SA to summon Zambian High Commissioner for deporting Maimane at KKI Airport
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Zambian High Commissioner to South Africa Emmanuel Mwamba is set to be summoned by South Africa’s International Relations Department to explain why Maimane was barred from DA leader Mmusi Maimane fr...
President Lungu Deports South African Opposition Leader – Is This The End Of Zambia’s Democracy?
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STATEMENT ON ZAMBIA'S DECISION TO DEPORT SOUTH AFRICA'S MMUSI MAIMANE. By Dr Nevers Mumba - President, MMD And Vice Chairman of SAPDC (SADC Opposition Parties) A few minutes ago, the Patriotic Fro...
Women Go Topless To Protest Government
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Mothers, grandmothers and fathers who support the UPND in Zambia stayed away from official Africa Freedom Day celebrations today, but later converged in large numbers at the party secretariat where th...
Illegally Sitting Minister Luo Bans Union Activities at UNZA
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Higher Education Minister Professor Nkandu Luo has reacted by banning student union activities at the University of Zambia following riots that engulfed the institution. University of Zambia studen...
HH Could Be In Court As Early As Today
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UPND President Hakainde Hichilema has asked the Lusaka Magistrate Court to bring his treason case to tomorrow as he has decided not to go for judicial review. On Friday last week, Mr. Hichilema’s...
PF Thugs Beat Up UPND Lusaka Youth Chairman
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PF thugs have brutally attacked 2 UPND youths from Lusaka Central. One of the 2 is the Constituency Youth Chairman Joseph Manjata, while the other is yet to be identified. The arrest and detention...
I will be back in Zambia for HH’s trial – Maimane
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South Africa’s Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has insisted that despite the fracas and his deportation from Zambia, he will attempt to be in Lusaka on the next trial date of detained Zambi...
Magistrate David Simusamba Was At State House Before Court Appearance
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Open Zambia has received information the the judge presiding over HH and five other UPND cadres' treason trial was late to court because he was at State House. The meeting in which Justice Phiri, M...
Kambwili Does Not Support The Deportation Of Mmusi Maimane
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Chishimba Kambwili, who has recently found himself somewhat cast aside by the Patriotic Front has disagreed with the President over turning away the South Africa's opposition leader Mmusi Maimane who...