We’re just fine without Kakoma – UPND

By KASONDE KASONDE and CHUSA SICHONE – THE United Party for National Development (UPND) says it is undaunted by the recent defection of one of its bigwigs and insists that there is no leadership crisis. UPND president Hakainde Hichilema’s spokesperson Anthony Bwalya said there was no leadership crisis despite the resignation of former party spokesperson Charles […]

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Kazungula bridge commissioning in May

By JOSEPH BANDA – ZAMBIA and Botswana have agreed to commission the multi-million dollar Kazungula bridge in May, which President Edgar Lungu believes should be showcased as an example of integration. President Lungu who yesterday hosted Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi in Zambia on a working visit ,said the bridge would help with integration in the […]

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G-12 certificate condition will upgrade quality of leadership – Lungu

By CHUSA SICHONE – PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu says the Constitution Court ruling on political aspirants needing to have a full Grade 12 certificate is likely to change the quality of Zambia’s leaders going forward. President Lungu said he was aware that the Grade 12 requirement issue was a topical one in Zambia and it was […]

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HH suffers big blow with UPND stalwart Charles Kakoma defecting to PF

By CHUSA SICHONE – THE United Party for National Development (UPND) has suffered a setback of one of its longest serving senior members and former spokesperson Charles Kakoma defected to the Patriotic Front (PF) yesterday citing ‘strange happenings’ in the opposition party. Mr Kakoma said he felt sidelined after serving as UPND’s spokesperson for 14 […]

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Xavier Chungu fights for seized properties

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – FORMER Intelligence chief Xavier Chungu has sued the State seeking a declaration that his detention without trial between 2002 and 2009 was illegal. Mr Chungu who has cited the Attorney General in the matter wants the Lusaka High Court to also declare that the forfeiture of his properties was illegal. He […]

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