The fact that Constitution needs interpretation doesn’t make it bad – LAZ

LAW Association of Zambia (LAZ) president Lungisani Zulu says people must not get tired of going to the Constitutional Court in order to seek interpretation of various clauses in the Constitution. And Zulu has observed that people normally argue that there are lacunas in the Constitution whenever some court processes don’t go their way. Meanwhile, […]

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Party responsibly, don’t drink your heads off amid sodomy cases, Chikoya advises men

COUNCIL of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) General Secretary Fr Emmanuel Chikoya has advised male adults to be responsible as they party and not to drink “their heads off” in view of rampant rape cases. And Father Chikoya says God designed humans in such a way that what they do with the nose, cannot be done […]

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I’ve noticed Ministers, PSs pulling in different directions – HH

PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema says he has noticed a trend where Ministers and Permanent Secretaries are pulling in different directions. And President Hichilema has expressed concern that tenders are still being issued at a high cost despite the directive issued that any procurement in government must be at the right price and quality. Meanwhile, Swedish Ambassador […]

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Common Framework asks BlackRock, other bondholders to cancel some of Zambia’s debt

THE Common Framework on Zambia’s debt restructuring has called on the country’s bondholders to fully engage in a large-scale debt restructuring, “including significant haircuts”. And the Common Framework has lamented that over the last decade of low global interest rates, private lenders charged high-interest loans to lower-income countries. The Common Framework called on BlackRock and […]

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Mosho seeks PF de-registration over unpaid K4m legal fees

LUSAKA Lawyer Lewis Mosho has written to Home Affairs and Internal Security Minister Jack Mwiimbu demanding a declaration of PF as an unlawful society and subsequent cancellation of its registration over its alleged failure to settle K4 million legal fees. But PF lawyer Tutwa Ngulube has asked Mosho to prove that he was indeed hired […]

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Constitution is okay, the problem is that we have had bad people in State House – Sangwa

CONSTITUTIONAL Lawyer John Sangwa SC says the Constitution is okay in its current state, arguing that the problem is the bad people who have been occupying State House. And Sangwa SC says he cannot stop making noise because he knows the cost of being silent in a democracy. Speaking during the commemoration of International Day […]

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HH detached from reality, it’s embarrassing to be campaigning when court has halted elections – Kang’ombe

SESHEKE UPND member of parliament Romeo Kang’ombe says President Hakainde Hichilema is completely detached from reality. And Kang’ombe says when a President is misled by people who are supposed to give him credible information, then he is certainly headed for a downfall. Meanwhile, Kang’ombe says Bowman Lusambo and Joe Malanji should be allowed to be […]

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HH suspends DPP Siyunyi, appoints Waluzimba to act

PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has with immediate effect suspended Director of Public Prosecutions Lilian Siyunyi and appointed Katongo Waluzimba as acting DPP, for administrative convenience. In a statement, Wednesday, Presidential Spokesperson Anthony Bwalya said the President was acting on the recommendations contained in a report presented to him by the Judicial Complaints Commission in suspending Sinyunyi. […]

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Fimba upoke, Lubinda tells HH as PF celebrates High Court’s move to halt by-elections

PF acting president Given Lubinda says the opposition party’s legal team will commence a court process to compel ECZ to reimburse the money spent on printing “useless” ballot papers. And Lubinda has mocked UPND following the High Court’s decision to halt the Kabushi and Kwacha by-elections saying, “ulya wine afimbe apoke, umwine”. Meanwhile, Solicitor General […]

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ECZ is trying to rig by-elections for UPND in Kwacha, Kabushi

CONSTITUTIONAL lawyer John Sangwa State Counsel says the UPND is practicing gutter politics by using the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to block opposition members from taking part in elections. He also observes that the UPND was on a path to destroy Zambia’s democracy in a manner that was worse than what former president Edgar […]

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