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The UPND Chairman for Mines and Freedom Fighter Percy Chanda says opposition political parties have abandoned their role of providing credible checks and balances to the ruling Government. Mr. Chanda has noted that opposition parties have engaged themselves in spreading falsehoods and insults which he described to unfortunate especially now that the country needs them […]

Over fifteen contractors and suppliers contracted by Mopani Copper Mines have bemoaned lack of payments. The firms have told mafken Fm Radio  that scores of employees are being sent home due to Mopani’s failure to settle outstanding debt to contractors. In a statement availed to Diamond News, Mopani Copper Mines has confirmed that it is […]

A Burkinabe court has sentenced former President Blaise Compaoré to life imprisonment for the murder of his predecessor, the revered Thomas Sankara. The long-awaited verdict on Wednesday brought to close a six-month trial about the murder of Sankara, who was assassinated during a coup led by his friend and comrade-in-arms Compaoré on October 15, 1987. […]

The Opposition Patriotic Front-PF-Party says Former President Edgar Chagwa’s Lungu’s remarks on ‘Hypocrisy’ after the burial of Late Fourth Republican President Rupiah Banda was on point. PF Information and Publicity Chairperson Raphael Nakacinda says there has been a growing trend of hypocrisy in the country where people especially politicians are only appreciated when they die. […]

The Zambia Meteorological Department says the Tropical Storm Ana has been weakening as it moves westwards from Southern, Western Province into Angola. Meteorologist Bethsheba Musonda says although the system is weakening, it is expected to enhance rainfall over Southern and Western province in the next 24hrs to 48 hrs. She notes that the system moved […]

Tigray’s rebel forces currently have the upper hand in the war that erupted a year ago in northern Ethiopia. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who fell out with the governing party of Tigray over his political reforms, has declared a nationwide state of emergency – it is fear and uncertainty that now rule. As rebels advance […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]