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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…

PRESIDENT LUNGU DIRECTS FRA TO START BUYING CASSAVA

PRESIDENT LUNGU DIRECTS FRA TO START BUYING CASSAV President Edgar Lungu has directed the Food Reserve Agency-FRA- to start buying cassava to support farmers involved in the production of the crop. The head of state says he is aware that a few players in the private sector are already buying the crop but that is…

DOES LUNGU WANT PEACE OR NOT? – ACKSON SEJANI

DOES LUNGU WANT PEACE OR NOT? – ACKSON SEJAN Can we address this lungu nonsense once and for all. Lungu has kept HH inder virtual house arrest for five years while he galavanted all over the show campaigning. Now that the official campaign period is declared he has hatched all sorts of roadblocks to stop…

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