Archive | May, 2013

Dire warning from farmers

Our concern has always been with those on the tail end of the social services scale, the poor rural peasants who are the majority marginalized citizens with no direct consumption benefit from the subsidies that are being removed. These  small scale farmers have benefitted from the Farmer Input Support Programme that has contributed national maize […]

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I will expose Sata -Fr Bwalya

Father Frank Bwalya has declared that he will expose President Michael Sata and his Patriotic Front (PF) so that the people of Zambia should have real change in the 2016 tripartite elections. Fr. Bwalya who has just registered his political party; Alliance for a Better Zambia (ABZ) has charged that President Sata was the main […]

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Farmers warn govt

The ill-timed removal of subsidies from farmers will have serious consequences on agriculture and national food security, Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) has warned. They have warned that maize production would decline drastically and the national food security situation would be put at risk as the small-scale farmers were weaned off the Fertilizer Input Support […]

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Mutembo Nchito shocks FODEP

The Foundation of Democratic Process (FODEP) is extremely disappointed with the conduct of Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Mutembo Nchito for having snubbed the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) where he was expected to exculpate himself on charges of professional misconduct. FODEP executive director MacDonald Chipenzi says allegations against Mr Nchito by MMD Solwezi Central […]

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“I will prove my innocence” RB

President Rupiah Banda has reaffirmed his confidence in the Zambian judicial system and is hopeful that his innocence will eventually be established. Mr Banda said that fact he availed himself to the courts was a pointer to his confidence in its ability to dispense justice fairly. Speaking yesterday morning in a live BBC News Day […]

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UPND retains Kaoma Cnetral seat

The Patriotic Front (PF) has lost one of the 66 seats it petitioned in the courts of law preventing a by-election which could have cost the Zambian people billions of kwacha. The Supreme Court yesterday upheld the High Court decision to throw out the petition by PF losing candidate for Kaoma Central Constituency Enock Maseka. […]

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Recycled Politicians: Promoters of Failure and Animal Farm mentality in Zambia

Dear Editor, Years back in some daily tabloid, I resolutely challenged the Youth to stop been used. Today I strongly stand firm on the very statement, we youth should not be shortsighted and be used. I believe the Zambian youth still have a voice to challenge the wrong they see in a peaceful manner. Yes […]

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Magande to replace Chikwanda?

An intensified campaign to have Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda removed from the PF government and replace him with his counterpart in the former MMD administration Ng’andu Magande has been exposed. But when contacted Mr Magande expressed ignorance on the matter  saying he had not heard anything with regards to such an appointment. He said “these […]

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Kanyama riots is a wake up call

The Patriotic Front government’s continued failure to listen to the people has created anxiety among the citizens which has resulted in public protests and riots like the Kanyama incident that disrupted business and traffic flow on Mumbwa Road yesterday. Chikondi Foundation director Bishop John Mambo said the PF government should take this as a warning […]

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LAZ on trial over Mutembo Nchito-Saunders

The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) is on trial over the conduct of Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Mutembo Nchito and the association should not relent in ensuring that there was discipline among its members if it was to maintain the confidence of the people, Dante Sanders has charged. Nchito last Friday snubbed LAZ when […]

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