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The UPND has challenged the Ministry of Energy to tell the nation what is causing the erratic supply of fuel in some parts of the country. Speaking at a media briefing in Livingstone today, UPND spokesperson, Cornelius Mweetwa, said some parts of Zambia like Livingstone are experiencing erratic fuel supply with the potential of spreading […]

Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) has called on law enforcement agencies such as the Anti-Corruption Commission to look into allegations of corruption by the Patriotic Front and UPND during the adoption of candidates for this years general elections. TIZ Executive Director, Maurice Nyambe says anyone found guilty of conduct that borders on corruption should be prosecuted. […]

UPND Spokesperson, Cornelius Mweetwa says the appointment of Professor Nkandu Luo as the Patriotic Front’s Presidential running mate has rendered the PF more vulnerable. Mr. Mweetwa described Professor Luo as the godfather of political hate and divisive speech and says the country has not forgotten about Professor Luo’s poor policy record when she served as […]

President Edgar Lungu this morning announced former Minister of Fisheries and Livestock, Professor Nkandu Luo as his running-mate in this years’ general elections. Professor Luo, in the company of President Lungu took oath this morning before Electoral Commission of Zambia Chairperson, Essau Chulu. Professor Luo 70, became a Professor in Microbiology and Immunology at the […]

The Human Rights Commission of Zambia has called for a peaceful environment conducive to the protection of human rights before, during and after election day. The Commission’s Chairperson Mudford Mwandenga says the maintenance of law and order and protection of human rights and freedoms is cardinal to the holding of genuine, free and fair elections […]

Zambia’s Ambassador to Turkey, Dr. Joseph Chilengi died on Tuesday 11th MAY, 2021 at Güven Hospital in Ankara Turkey where he had been receiving medical attention. Dr. Joseph Chilengi, 61, was appointed by President Edgar Lungu as Zambia’s envoy to Turkey in 2018. Prior to his appointment as Ambassador to Turkey, Dr. Chilengi served as […]

In consideration of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Electoral Commission of Zambia has advised political parties not to hold huge campaign rallies in the run up to the 12th August elections. Electoral Operations Director, Royd Katongo says the Commissions’ advice is in line with the technical committee’s prescribed operating procedures that will guide the electoral process […]

In her farewell message to Parliament which closes comes to a close today, Vice President Inonge Wina on Tuesday called on all political players in the country to conduct their campaigns in a peaceful manner in order to guarantee free and fair elections. The Vice President said all aspiring candidates must ensure that their campaigns […]

The Zambia Institute of Governance and Civil Liberties Advocacy Platform says the Zambia Police Service should step up its response efforts to matters of the political violence in the country. ZIGCLAP Chief Executive Officer, Francis Chipili says the police should guarantee people’s safety and secure private and public property, if the country is to have […]

The Electoral Commission of Zambia has announced that 19 Presidential candidates have so far paid the K95,000 nomination fee to contest in the August 12th elections. Electoral Commission of Zambia Chief Electoral Officer, Patrick Nshindano says those who have paid include UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema, Democratic Party’s Harry Kalaba, President Edgar Lungu and New Heritage […]