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PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has appointed Anthony Bwalya as his Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations. Bwalya who takes over from Isaac Chipampe was sworn in today at State House. Others sworn in are Lieutenant General Dennis Alibuzwi who is the new Zambia Army Commander, Lieutenant General Collins Barry as new ZAF Commander, Lieutenant General […]

President Hakainde Hichilema has appointed Liuwa Member of Parliament Dr. Situmbeko Musokwatane as Finance Minister. This is President Hichilema’s first appointment since he assumed office on Tuesday August 24, 2021 as Zambia’s seventh President. President Hichilema says the appointment has come after great consultations to ensure that the right mind is charged with the Ministry’s […]

Forum for Development and Democracy(FDD), Edith Nawakwi has congratulated UPND President, Hakainde Hichilema for the overwhelming mandate given to him and his Runningmate, Mutale Nalumango during the just ended August 12th General Elections. Ms Nawakwi has called on President-Elect Hakainde Hichilema to immediately repeal and replace the colonial public order Act. Ms Nawakwi says the […]

The European Union has welcomed the announcement of results by the Electoral Commission of Zambia and has since congratulated President-elect Hakainde Hichilema. In a statement, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said, “We look forward to working with the new President and his government, as well as with the newly elected members of the National […]

The Anti-Voter Apathy Project (AVAP) says it is confident that there will be no voter apathy in the August 12, 2021 elections following its many voter sensitisation initiatives in most parts of the country. AVAP Executive Director Richwell Mulwani said in an interviews that the organisation has, with support from the UNDP, been carrying out […]

President Edgar Lungu has commissioned the newly constructed Zambia Revenue Authority office complex in Chinsali. Speaking during the commissioning ceremony, President Lungu said his administration has continued on the great path of development. President Lungu said the PF Government infrastructure development so far shows how committed it is to the aspiration of leaving no one […]

Mali’s President Assimi Goïta is “safe and sound” after an attacker armed with a knife lunged at him at a mosque in the capital, Bamako, his office has said. An AFP journalist at the Grande Mosque in Bamako where Col Goïta had joined other worshippers for Eid ul-Adha prayers said the president was attacked by […]

Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) Leader Edith Nawakwi has appealed to the people of Southern Province not to be used by the opposition UPND to get into government.Mrs Nawakwi said the Opposition UPND is not interested in developing the province but uses it to get votes. She has since called on the people to […]

UPND Alliance Presidential candidate Hakainde Hichilema has outlined the party’s strategic plan once elected into office. Mr. Hichilema announced that the Alliance would once ushered into office immediately declare the Covid pandemic a national disaster and create a directorate under the President’s office to bring the pandemic under control. He observed that the current leadership […]

The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has suspended indefinitely Patriotic Front (PF) Member Chishimba Kambwili from participating in campaigns. ECZ Chief Electoral Officer Patric Nshindano says the Commission has noted with concern the breach of the electoral code of conduct by Mr. KAMBWILI’s use of hate speech and holding of campaign rallies despite the guidance […]