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THERE IS TENSION IN THE AIR – SOCIALIST PARTY

THERE is tension in the air as Zambia officially opens its electoral campaigns for the August elections, Margaret Kangwa Pikiti, Socialist Party parliamentary candidate for Malole constituency, says. “The shocking political violence of the August 2016 elections still haunts the nation’s collective memory, and Zambians are all too aware of the potential electoral-related violence that…

CHIEFS URGED TO STAY OUT OF POLITICS- NDC

CHIEFS URGED TO STAY OUT OF POLITICS- ND Opposition National Democratic Congress Party Vice President Edward Mumbi has called on traditional leaders to leave politics to politicians in the spirit of promoting Unity and peace. He says it’s unfortunate that some named chiefs have continued taking sides with politicians who visit them to salvage for…

NEW PROCEDURES FOR PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS PETITIONS

NEW PROCEDURES FOR PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS PETITION By Dickson Jere The Chief Justice of Zambia has promulgated new rules for the Constitutional Court to govern presidential election petition in an attempt to manage the “short” 14-day period in which to hear and determine such a case ahead of the August 2021 General Elections. Chief Justice Irene…

PF WANT TO FRAGMENT DEMOCRACY DUE TO ELECTION-LOSS DESPERATION – MUTATI

PF WANT TO FRAGMENT DEMOCRACY DUE TO ELECTION-LOSS DESPERATION – MUTAT Opposition Movement for Democratic Change president Felix Mutati says the incident in which Chingola police fired live ammunition at UPND Alliance presidential candidate, Hichilema Hakainde’s motorcade on Sunday morning, is the darkest day in the country’s democracy. During an Alliance partners press briefing that…

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