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Presidential aspirant, Kelvin Bwalya says he will contest the Republican Presidency in the August despite his decision not to contest the Patriotic Front Party Presidency. Mr. Bwalya says he decided not to contest the party Presidency because he respects the rule of law and does not wish to promote lawlessness. Mr. Bwalya says the forthcoming […]

Former United Party National Development Spokesperson Charles Kakoma has ditched his party to join the ruling Patriotic Front citing ‘strange happenings’ in the UPND following the party’s recent General Assembly. In announcing his defection to the Patriotic Front at a media briefing held in Lusaka today, Mr. Kakoma said it is surprising that despite commanding […]

Together Africa without Orphans (TAWO), an NGO representing Orphans has lodged a complaint with the Human Rights Commission of Zambia on what it termed as ‘tribal sentiments’ being championed by Senior Chief Mukuni of Southern Province. The NGO has noted with concern that despite being cited as a culprit in the promulgation of electoral violence […]

Embattled NDC Leader, Chishimba Kambwili has apologized to President Edgar Lungu and his associate, Valden Findlay for accusing them of being drug dealers. Speaking at a media briefing in Luanshya this morning, Mr. Kambwili said his accusations were based on the numerous allegations he had received from members of the public that Mr. Findlay was […]

Vice President Inonge Wina has distanced the Patriotic Front from the purported PF cadres showing off huge sums of money in videos widely shared on social media. Mrs. Wina says the Police and the Drug Enforcement Commission have instituted investigations into the matter. Mrs. Wina further said she would not be surprised if some of […]

The Continental Leadership Research Institute says all political parties vying to form government should make debt management and the high inflation rate their number one priority. CLRI Executive Director, Paul Hakoola says political players in the country should address the current challenges the country is facing and that top of the list is the management […]

Italy’s ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo has been killed in an attack in the east of the country, its foreign ministry has said. Luca Attanasio died in hospital on Monday after the United Nations convoy he was travelling in came under fire near Goma, a statement said. The convoy reportedly belonged to the […]

Transparency International Zambia is disappointed that President Edgar Lungu did not address parliament on the immorality that allowed the Honeybee drug scandal to happen. TIZ Executive Director, Maurice Nyambe says it is unfortunate that the President’s speech turned a blind eye to the rampant corruption in government, saying that there is nothing moral about corruption […]

Stakeholder expectations are notably high in anticipation of President Lungu’s address to parliament and the nation at large that the country will hold it’s elections on the 12th August, 2021. Transparency International Zambia Executive Director, Maurice Nyambe feels the President needs to assure the nation that there will be no reports of electoral corruption ahead […]

Catholic Priest, Father Laston Lupupa has apologized to Zambians for having suggested in a church sermon that elections should be rigged to prevent some people from going to State House. After widespread condemnation of his message, Father Lupupa said he is sorry for his utterances as his desire is to see peace and love prevail […]