Give us a platform on ZNBC instead of accusing us of discrediting the country-HH

United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema has challenged the PF controlled Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC)

From left. Nalumango, HH, Maimane and GBM

to give him a platform to feature.
Speaking when he featured on Radio Phoenix ‘Let the people talk’ programme today, Hichilema wondered why the PF was always complaining each time he is featured by international media yet ZNBC is failing to give him a platform to feature.
He pointed out that the issues he raises on international media are the same ones he raises each time he is on local media and wondered if talking about corruption on the BBC was discrediting the country when everybody knows that there was high corruption in Zambia.
‘Instead of PF and their supporters complaining let me propose a solution to this, ask me to go on ZNBC tonight, I will be there, give us your Sunday interview we will be there so that there is no issue of saying what was HH saying on BBC,’ Hichilema stressed.
Hichilema wondered why he was not being given an opportunity to feature on ZNBC yet international media like Turkish National TV, BBC, SABC and other international media give him opportunities to feature and asked what was wrong with ZNBC giving him a platform.
He pointed out that even what is aired by local media like Radio Phoenix goes to the global media immediately adding that there should be nothing like discrediting the country on BBC.
Each time Hichilema appears on international media the PF condemns him for allegedly discrediting the country by talking about their corrupt activities, PF President Edgar Lungu on the other hand has been dodging each time he is invited to feature on international media.


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    Abdu 4 months

    Something behind the scene is not known, why is it that when political parties are in opposition tend to be holy but once in power they completely change the tone why is it like this can someone help?

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    Kongwa 4 months

    The same ECL ran away from the televised Presidential Campaign debate twice. How then do we expect him to feature on BBC? It would be asking a stone to produce milk.
    HH please do not be distracted by this bunch of semi-illiterates specialised in stealing and tribalism. Lets keep the fire burning.

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    i wonder if edger pf can even debates on national matters with hh, what do you think my fellow zambians ?

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    A K 4 months

    Its Just Stupid Idiots Who Are Complaining About HH.zambians this selfless,noble man is helping us informing de world de sufferings,high levels of corruction,lawness & illegal arrests of citizens under lungu,s leadership then u say is demeaning u! lungu has threat judges with chaos but u,re quite.if it was HH we wud ve bin talking about treason this shocked with our behavor.

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    Prophet Patrick 4 months

    I agree with HH. Why don’t ZNBC give him prime time coverage like Sunday Interview.

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    PF are scared of any news that exposes them. This why they fear media and closes the public media that has real issues to air for the masses in Zambia and internationally. You cannot bury the truth. Real leaders would always be transparent let the nation know all activities especially public resources.