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Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s first president and one of the last of the generation of African leaders who fought colonialism, has died aged 97. Kaunda was admitted to a military hospital in the capital, Lusaka, on Monday suffering from pneumonia. His aides said he did not have Covid-19. In the 1950s, Kaunda was a key figure […]

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu will stand as Patriotic Front candidate in the 12th August, 2021 general election after the Constitutional Court ruled that he has not held office twiceThe court says when President Lungu was first elected in 2015 after the death of Mr Michael Sata, he did not serve a term of office as it […]

PF-Media Director Antonio Mwanza has called on the UPND to stop seeking sympathy from the Zambian People by alleging that President Hakainde Hichilema was targeted to be eliminated by the Police service. Mr. Mwanza has urged the UPND to follow the directives of police in regards with their campaigns. And Mr. Mwanza has wondered why […]

PATRIOTIC FRONT (PF) Lusaka Province Chairman Kennedy Kamba has refuted media reports that he threatened the life of Lawyer John Sangwa and will therefore not apologise because his statement was misrepresented. Chairman Kamba said Sangwa and some excited opposition leaders including the opposition, inclined clergy and some media organisation have misinterpreted the statement, deliberately so, […]

UPND President Hakainde Hichilema has filed in his Presidential nomination papers with Mutale Nalumango unveiled as his running mate for the 12th August 2021 general election

ANTI-Voter Apathy Project (AVAP) executive director Richwell Mulwani has urged political parties to address their internal wrangles in a bid to avoid escalation of political violence. And Mulwani has urged the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to exercise powers vested in it by disqualifying parties involved in political violence. In an interview, Monday, Mulwani said […]

Golden Party Zambia GPZ says it is not interested in forming alliances or electoral pacts with either the ruling party or opposition political parties at this hour.Golden Party President Jackson Silavwe says forming alliances is merely not sustainable for the growth of the young vibrant emerging political party.Mr. Silavwe however says the party’s position may […]

Chilubi Member of Parliament Mulenga Fube has commended opposition embattled National Democratic Congress (NDC) leader Chishimba Kambwili for unreservedly apologizing to President Edgar Lungu over unwarranted statements. Mr. Fube observed that the apology from Dr. Kambwili should not be despised by people because it comes at a time when Christians across the world are in […]

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has died at a hospital in Dar es Salaam, the country’s vice president announced in a televised address on Wednesday. He was 61.”President John Magufuli died of a heart ailment that he has battled for over 10 years,” Samia Suluhu Hassan said.She added that the president had been receiving treatment at Mzena hospital […]

PARLIAMENT, which adjourned sine die on Wednesday after sitting for six weeks, will resume business this monthend.Clerk of the National Assembly Cecilia Mbewe said this in a statement yesterday.“The Clerk of the National Assembly has announced that the Fifth Session of the 12th National Assembly, which adjourned sine die on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, will […]