HRC condemns selective application of POA

Human Rights Commission (HRC) Chairperson Mudford Mwandenga has expressed concern with the continued selective application of the Public Order Act by Zambia Police, saying to a large extent, this dents Zambia’s human rights record. And Mwandenga has called for the enactment of a revised HRC Act that will empower the Commission to effectively execute its constitutional […]

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PoA amendment bill to be ready soon

Minister of Justice Given Lubinda says the Public Order Act amendment bill will soon be ready. Mr Lubinda says his Ministry is waiting for the convening of a workshop for Member of Parliament and other stakeholders on the public order act by the inter-parliamentary union. He says his ministry is currently awaiting confirmation from the Inter-Parliamentary […]

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ConCourt Dismisses M’membe Case against Judge Nkonde

Former Post Newspapers Editor Fred M’membe has lost his bid to have the Constitutional Court quash the decision of the Kitwe High Court to overrule the Judicial Complaints Commission to cite Judge Sunday Nkonde for misconduct. M’membe had reported Nkonde to the Judicial Complaints Commission with the latter cited for misconduct but took the matter […]

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Zambia, Malawi Launch 33 KV Power Line

ZAMBIA and Malawi have finally commissioned the 33 kv Chipata/Mchinji power line. The project will enable Malawi import 20 megawatts from Zambia. Speaking during the commissioning of the project at the Zambia/Malawi border on Monday, Energy Minister Mathews Nkhuwa said the supply of 20 megawatts to Malawi will help improve the power situation in that […]

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5,000 GIRLS IMPREGANATED IN CHIPATA IN THIRD QUARTER OF 2018

More than Five Thousand girls have been impregnated in the third quarter of 2018 in Chipata district alone in eastern province. Chipata District Commissioner Kalunga Zulu has disclosed that the pregnancies where recorded from girls below the age of 20 years old. He says some of the girls are in schools while the others are out […]

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I’ll pull a shocker in 2021 – Kalaba

Democratic Party (DP) 2021 presidential candidate Harry Kalaba says he is going to pull a shocker in the 2021 general elections as he will be the first to win the presidential elections after campaigning for only three years. Meanwhile, Kalaba’s presence in Chililabombwe on Sunday caused panic in the ranks of police and intelligence officers in […]

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