Police continue harassing HH family, assistants

UPND president Hakainde Hichilema’s press assistant Brian Mwinga has been abducted by men wearing police uniforms. Mwinga whose location is still not yet known was abducted when he took photos of a man who was insulting HH’s wife. It is reported that Mrs Hakainde Hichilema took breakfast to the prison in the morning. A south […]

State of medical equipment in Zambia

It is estimated that up to 35% of medical equipment in Zambia is out of service and 60% is over 10 years old. As a result, healthcare workers on the front lines of service delivery lack the equipment they require to diagnose, monitor and treat patients. UK’S Department For International Development (DFID)

PF lawyers fail to impeach LAZ council

After failing to garner support from reputable lawyers, Kelvin Bwalya Fube has withdrawn the motion to impeach Linda Kasonde and the current LAZ executive. This was after a majority of LAZ members debated against the impeachment motion, saying they would rather be disbanded by parliament than be cowed down by threats from politicians. Fube then […]

Court throws out PF lawyers bid on LAZ AGM

Kelvin Fube loses first round to Linda Kasonde The Lusaka High Court has dismissed an application by Kelvin Bwalya, Rabson Malipenga and Hobday Kabwe to, among others, change the time for tomorrow’s LAZ extra ordinary meeting from 08:00 hours to 11:00 hours. The court says it cannot be invited to make orders or grant reliefs […]

British Envoy happy with arrest of HH

  British High Commissioner to Zambia Fergus Cochrane-Dyet says all Zambian citizens must respect and recognize Edgar Lungu as head of state, according to QFM. Cochrane-Dyet said the motorcade incidence that happened in western province appears very provocative. He has noted that the UK along with the rest of the international community has recognized the […]

Traditional leader says Lungu is new born dictator

MY heart is burning; we have started too many fights, first it was The Post and now it is Hakainde Hichilema, complains PF member of the central committee Mwenya Musenge. And Musenge says the arrest of Hichilema is putting the popularity of President Edgar Lungu and the PF at risk. The immediate past Copperbelt minister […]

More than 15, 000 pregnant teens drop out of school

  Jonas Chanda, Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Health, Community Development and Social Services on Wednesday said more than 15,000 girls dropped out of school in 2016 due to pregnancies. He said Ndola secondary and primary schools were the hardest hit with teen pregnancies with Chifubu high school topping the list. He didn’t say […]

Police say have arrested man trying to recruit soldiers

Police spokesperson Esther Katongo says police have arrested the people who have been burning buildings in Zambia from the time Hakainde Hichilema was arrested. Katongo also say another person has been arrested for trying to recruit soldiers to start capturing government and PF officials. Below is Katongo’ statement: LUSAKA, 26TH APRIL, 2017 – We are […]

HH case adjourned to Wednesday

HH case adjourned to Wednesday

The case in which UPND president Hakainde Hichilema has been given fresh charges of treason has been adjourned to tomorrow. The case is now before a different magistrate. HH remains in custody. Magistrate Simusamba said he reluctantly granted adjournment to tomorrow 9 hours since this is the first time matter is before him. In the […]

Power switched off at prison where HH is detained

There was a blackout at Chimbokaila prison from 23 hours local time. Hakainde Hichilema is detained at Chimbokaila where he is sick and there had been various attempts by government to assassinate him. HH has been sick for the past couple of days but Edgar Lungu has stopped prison authorities from taking him to hospital. […]

HH still sick and denied medical attention – Kakoma

25th April 201725th April 2017 HH UPDATES HH updates. Our President was not taken to the hospital today by 16.00 hours. The prison authorities have given a lame excuse that no doctor has given a recommendation for HH to be taken to the hospital. But according to family members that have been to see him […]

PF to sale remaining stake in ZCCM IH

The PF is about to sale the little remanning stake in ZCCM Investments Holdings, a state controlled mine holding company, for more than $100 million, according to Bloomberg news agency Sapir Capital, an Israeli private equity company that’s invested in industries from nanotechnology to oil and gas, is waiting for final government approval for the […]

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