Mulongoti says Lungu is a joker

People’s Party (PP) president Mike Mulongoti has charged that President Lungu was a joker following Lungu’s comment that the 2021 elections ballot papers will be printed locally at government printers. Mulongoti said Lungu was aware that Government Printers was able to print ballot papers for last year’s elections but opted to use a Dubai based […]

UPND shocked by PFs vote against motion on provision of student bursaries

UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has described the PF MPs conduct in parliament last evening when they opposed a motion urging government to provide bursaries to vulnerable students as shocking. Mr Hichilema said the UPND MPs presented a non partisan and non contentious motion that sort to offer bursary or loan financial assistance to vulnerable university […]

PF now sends cadres to petition Matibini to halt UPND MPs salaries

The desperate PF has now sponsored some cadres masquerading as ‘concerned youths’ to present a petition to Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini to halt emoluments for UPND members of Parliament who boycotted President Lungu’s State of the Nation address last week. The two are Venny Musonda and Phill Chikuwa and will present the […]

PF has no moral right to call for suspension of UPND MPs- Katuka

The UPND has charged that the conspiracy by PF members of parliament to make the speaker suspend UPND MPs for a year shows how morally decayed Edgar Lungu’s government is. UPND Secretary General Stephen Katuka has charged that it is clear from the audio recording of PF MPs plans to compel Speaker Patrick Matibini to […]

Litunga’s Case Referred to Constitutional Court

Litunga’s Case Referred to Constitutional Court

The Lusaka High Court has referred the case to the constitutional court in which four Mongu residents have sued the Litunga of western province (Barotseland) for him to resign as Litunga for gross incompetence and abuse of authority. High Court Judge Gertrude Chawatama has referred the matter to the constitutional court as the question of […]

Former Barotseland Prime Minister summoned to Mongu police

Former Prime Minister (Ngambela) of Barotseland Clement Sinyinda has been summoned to Mongu Central police where he is being interrogated. Mr Sinyinda’s house was earlier surrounded by heavily armed police officers accompanied by some BRE Indunas on Monday night before he was summoned to Mongu police today for a yet to be established offence. Some […]

PF govt brings Israeli firm to grow rape and tomatoes

The PF government has brought an Israeli company to start growing vegetables such as tomatoes and poultry products (chickens and eggs) Agriculture Minister Dora Siliya met the Israeli delegation from ZRB group of companies today and said land will be provided for the Israeli firm to embark on vegetable production adding that more firms will […]

Freedom Sikazwe calls Garry Nkombo a dog as VIP says only 37 civil servants retired in national interest

State House Minister Freedom Sikazwe called UPND Mazabuka law maker Garry Nkombo a fool and dog in parliament on Friday during the Vice Presidents question time. And Vice President Inonge Wina told Parliament that only 37 civil servants have been retired in national interest across the country this year. The verbal attacks from Sikazwe came […]

Parley votes against motion demanding halt to purging in civil service

Parliament on Thursday evening voted against the motion moved by UPND Mazabuka law maker Garry Nkombo urging the government to refrain from victimising public officers who are perceived to have been sympathisers of opposition political parties during the 2016 general elections. A division was called which saw 83 members voting against the motion while 49 […]

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