UPND invites members to stand as MPs

The United Party for National Development (UPND) has invited members wishing to contest this year’s elections as MPs and councillors to apply. The party says it is now ready to lead the effort toward realising the dream of a better Zambia through ‘real change’. According to the information posted on UPND president Hakainde Hichilema’s official […]

President Banda says SADC should learn from upheavals in North Africa

President of Zambia Rupiah Banda says African governments in Sub-Sahara should learn from the upheavals in North Africa. President Banda made the remarks in Zambia Thursday when he opened the Southern African Development Community (SADC) meeting on the political situation in Zimbabwe and Madagascar. President Banda said governments in the region should not take citizens’ […]

Speaker suspends Guy Scott for 30 days

Speaker of the National Assembly Amusaa Mwanamwaambwa Wednesday suspended Patriotic  Front (PF) Lusaka Central member of Parliament Guy Scott for 30 days. Scott, who is also the PF vice-president, has been suspended for breaching parliamentary privileges following a letter he caused to be published in the pro-PF newspaper, the Post. Scott wrote an open letter […]

Blame PF, not UPND on constitution bill failure, says president Banda

President Rupiah Banda says it is the Patriotic Front not the UPND that should be blamed for parliament’s failure to pass the Constitutional Amendment on Tuesday. And President Banda has refused to dissolve parliament as demanded by PF leader Michael Sata. He said the failure will not affect the smooth-running of Government as it is […]

HH removed as patron of Tonga association

  The Tonga Traditional Association (TTA) has removed United Party for National Development (UPND)’s Hakainde Hichilema as its patron. The TTA instead says it has started campaigning for president Rupiah Banda ahead of this year’s general election. President of the TTA Dickson Namanza says the position of patron has been frozen because it was held by a […]

K83 billion was spent on NCC

Eighty-three billion, nine hundred and forty nine million, seven hundred and sixty five thousand kwacha (K83,949,765,000) was spent on allowances for National Constitutional Conference delegates whose bill failed in parliament. Deputy Minister in the office of the vice president Daniel Munkombwe told parliament Thursday that the money was gobbled between 2007 and August 2010 when […]

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