Mutati’s MMD to Hold Convention in 2020

The Felix Mutati-led MMD faction will in the coming weeks commence elections for party structures across the country in readiness for the convention expected to be held in 2020. The faction’s chairperson for elections Gaston Sichilima stated that the party would hold elections from branch to provincial level. He explained that the process would culminate […]

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Registrar Freezes Kambwili’s NDC Presidency

The Ministry of Home Affairs has advised NDC President Chishimba Kambwili not to conduct any NDC Party activities as Party President because his endorsement is allegedly illegal. Ministry of Home Affairs Spokesperson Nephas Chifuta said the Registrar of Societies is in receipt of a letter from estranged party secretary general Mwenya Musenge requesting the withdrawal […]

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OPINION: UPND Squabbles Could Have Triggered Constitutional Crisis Had they won

By Dickson Jere The ongoing cracks in the top leadership of the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) brings to the fore the practicality of Article 110 of our Republican Constitution – the clause that introduced the Vice President as running mate. Just imagine if UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema won the 2016 presidential vote […]

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OPINION: Like Pregnancy, UPND’s Problems Are Too Big to Be Ignored!

The UPND is burning! The top leadership of the country’s biggest opposition party is at each other’s throats. The party’s vice-president, Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba, has finally been suspended. The problems that have been for years have now been laid bare – it is difficult to hide anymore. Like a pregnancy, the problems in the UPND […]

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Chirundu MP Asks Court to Halt National Dialogue Forum

UPND Chirundu member of parliament Douglas Syakalima has asked the Lusaka High Court to grant him an order to suspend operations of the National Dialogue Forum on the constitution, electoral process, public order  and political parties Act No.1 of 2019 pending the determination of his petition. Syakalima in his petition filed in the Lusaka High […]

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Kambwili Forgery Case Fails to Take Off

The matter in which opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) consultant Chishimba Kambwili is charged with forgery, uttering false documents and giving false information to a public officer has failed to take off in the Lusaka Magistrates Court. The matter was scheduled for continuation of trial but has been adjourned because Principal Resident Magistrate David Simusamba […]

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