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Catholics condemn violence PF wrangles deepen PF cracks are real
 

Catholics condemn violence

The Catholic Church has made an ecclesiastical call on the current political leadership to strongly denounce and condemn the violence that has rocked the country in the last two and half years and urged those in power to begin preaching reconciliation, peace and love so that the country could experience political healing. The Catholic Church […]

PF wrangles deepen

Wrangles in the Patriotic Front have deepened with Lusaka Province officials now demanding that the Lusaka Province chairman Geoffrey Chuumbwe appointed by Party secretary general Wynter Kabimba should be subjected to an election through a provincial conference where new leaders will be elected ahead of the national conference. This follows an attempt by Mr. Chuumbwe […]

PF cracks are real

The cracks in the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) were inevitable because some senior members in the party were working against President Michael Sata  and were going round the country propping up their own political images, former Lusaka PF vice secretary Benja Siwila has observed. Siwila said it was not surprising that there are reports of […]

Lusaka US embassy issues high crime alert for Zambia

19 April 2014

The United States Embassy in Lusaka has issued a high crime alert for Zambia warning its citizens to be careful of rising attacks in the country. According to a statement sent to media houses and US citizens, the high rise in crime around Lusaka and other parts of Zambia has forced Washington to issue a […]

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Harrington wants judicial review of Masebo Tribunal findings

19 April 2014

The Lusaka High Court yesterday granted former Transport minister William Harrington leave to apply for judicial review over the Masebo Tribunal findings. The application was granted by Lusaka High Court Judge Gertrude Chawatama who was a member of the Masebo Tribunal. She has however recused herself from hearing the matter. Meanwhile Mr Harrington has appealed […]

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Solve differences constructively, MMD told

19 April 2014

Opposition MMD leaders have been advised to debate their differences constructively to prevent the party from disintegrating. Copperbelt provincial publicity secretary Yotam Mtayachalo said it was sad the some party members had taken serious issues facing the party personally by attacking each other. Mr Mtayachalo said it was unfortunate that junior members of the party […]

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Constitution: The way forward

17 April 2014

We beg to differ with vice president Guy Scott, who feels that the way forward with the constitution making process lies with a consensus being established by the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ). We would rather a less encumbered institution drove the process. A more representative body in the character of the oasis forum or […]

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MISA condemns media gaging

17 April 2014

Copperbelt Minister Mwenya Musenge has over stepped his grounds in directing radio stations to seek police permission before hosting political guests, says Media Institute of Southern Africa- Zambia (MISA) acting chairperson Hellen Mwale Ms Mwale has however advised the Patriotic Front (PF) to educate its cadres about democracy that allowed for everybody to exist freely […]

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Police detain Daily Nation staffer over headline

17 April 2014

Police in the early hours of Tuesday detained a Daily Nation circulations officer over a story headline the newspaper carried in which UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema disputed claims that he was rescued by the police when PF cadres attacked him at SUN FM radio station in Ndola. Mr Joe Nkumba together with his colleague, Mathias […]

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Stop hatred against RB-Changala

17 April 2014

Former president Rupiah Banda is the most abused citizen after UPND president Hakainde Hichilema by some sections of the media, says civil rights activist Brebner Changala. Changala said the corrosive hatred being exhibited by some newspaper against president Banda was frightening because the former Head of State was leading the most decent life after retiring […]

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PF cadres beat up Fr Bwalya again

17 April 2014

Alliance for a Better Zambia (ABZ) president Frank Bwalya was yesterday savagely attacked by Patriotic Front (PF) cadres in Ndola’s Kawama area where he had gone to visit one of his members who was ill. This is the third time Fr Bwalya has been attacked by PF cadres. The cadres who had been trailing Fr […]

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Violence, Sata must resign

17 April 2014

President Michael Sata must resign for failing to deal with the brutal and savage violence being perpetrated by Patriotic Front cadres. United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema has demanded the resignation of  Mr Sata because he has failed in his duty and responsibility to protect all citizens regardless of their party affiliation. […]

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Faulty Constitution Arithmetic

16 April 2014

Zambians must forget about the enactment of a new constitution because the Patriotic Front (PF) is aware that, in the current political atmosphere it cannot win an election under the 50+1 clause if two formidable opposition parties MMD and UPND exist.  UPND+MMD will sink PF chances under 50+1 That is why the PF will spare […]

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