Anything pornographic is unacceptable, I’m working in the background – Sumaili

Minister of Religious Affairs and National Guidance Godfridah Sumaili says processing pornographic material is not acceptable, and people should not condemn her for keeping quite on the Lawrence Sichalwe scandal, saying she has been doing ‘a lot of work” on the minister in the back ground. And Rev Sumaili insists that the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) […]

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Nawakwi, Saki, Wynter, Mutati gang up against opposition alliance

Four opposition political parties have accused the Opposition Alliance and the church of trying to use the dialogue process as a vehicle for regime change. At a joint press briefing, Sunday, Sakwiba Sikota of the United Liberal Party, Felix Mutati, leader of one of the two Movement for Multiparty Democracy factions, Edith Nawakwi of the Forum […]

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Govt bans DP activities again

Ministry of Home Affairs Spokesperson Nephas Chifuta has announced that all Democratic Party (DP) political activities have been banned pending the Attorney General’s court appeal against the High Court’s decision to squash the ministry’s decision to deregister the party. But DP spokesperson Judith Kabemba has advised all party members to conduct party activities freely saying the […]

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I can let someone else be running mate – GBM

UPND vice-president Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba (GBM) says he is ready to let someone else from the Opposition Alliance become running mate as long as that person helps the alliance win the 2021 general election. And GBM says the Opposition Alliance will formally reach out to Democratic Party (DP) president Harry Kalaba with an invitation to join […]

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PF should confirm if I am suspended so that I make a decision – Luangeni MP

Luangeni PF Member of Parliament Charles Zulu says his allegiance lies with the people who elected him as member of parliament and not any group of people who have their own interests. And Zulu says the people of Luangeni are ‘suffocating’ with the news that their member of parliament has been suspended from the ruling party, […]

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Cops must get criminal charges for causing Vespers’ death – HRC

Police officers caused Vesper Shimunzhila’s death and criminal charges should be preferred against them, recommends the Human Rights Commission. And HRC says the state must cover all medical expenses and compensate students who lost property in the fires caused by police officers on October 4, 2018.

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If mines find new tax regime unbearable, they must pack and go – Pavyma

If the mines find the new tax regime unbearable, they must pack and go, says Busakile independent member of parliament Pavyma Kalobo. But the Zambia Chamber of Mines says it’s the mining tax policy inconsistency that is frustrating the investors, warning that even if the mining firms wholly comply with the new tax regime, government would […]

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