Out going President Edgar Lungu this morning declared that his running mate in the August 11, 2016 general elections will be a woman, crashing the hopes of chancers like Nevers Mumba and all PF male aspirants.
But of course, you don’t trust anything Lungu says as he is fond of reversing a lot of his pronouncements.
Speaking when he addressed a PF media breakfast at Pamodzi Hotel Lungu said as long as you are a male you must forget about being my running mate because I am already here.
Clearly this puts the likes of Harry Kalaba, Chishimba Kambwili, Ngosa Simbyakula and others in an awkward position after they have all been positioning themselves for the same position.
Opposition figures such as MMD’s Felix Mutati, and Nevers Mumba were all hoping Lungu can consider them but it now looks like he may settle for none performing Inonge Wina.
And Lungu says the requirement for politicians to have a Grade 12 Certificate to stand as Councillors or MPs won’t be changed if he is President.
Meanwhile Lungu refuted media speculation that he is having an affair with PF Deputy Secretary General Mumbi Phiri and encouraged her not to be distracted.
Mumbi has so far overshadowed even Davies Mwila in her position as deputy Secretary General.
ZAMBIAN ARRESTED IN ANGOLA OVER IVORY
A Zambian and his two South African colleagues have been arrested in Angola after they were found in possession of ivory, gold and diamond.
An eye witness named the Zambian as Sabin Mulenga, a Ndola resident and his South Africans partners as Mangaliso and Newton Tselo.
LUNGU READY TO SHED BLOOD THAN CONCEDE DEFEAT
President Edgar Lungu has appealed to the Israeli crooks running Timor Group of Companies to help him win the forth coming elections saying he is not ready to concede defeat even if Hakainde Hichilema wins.
Lungu said this early this month (February 2016) when he secretly met 10 directors of the Timor Group of companies at State House.
WE WON’T REDUCE FUEL PRICES BECAUSE KWACHA IS USELESS, SILIYA TELL PARLIAMENT
The PF regime says it will not reduce the cost of fuel despite the massive reduction of oil from the producers.
Energy Minister Dora Siliya says her PF regime led by a visionless but violent president can not reduce the price of oil because the Zambian Kwacha is uncertain and unpredictable.