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Ex UPND deputy SG says PF is here to stay for more decades to come

By Francis Maingaila Lusaka (20-05-18) Former United Party for National Development (UPND) deputy  secretary general Captain Walusiku Lyambela says the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) is to stay on in power longer than expected thanks to the ongoing development taking place across the country. Captain Walusiku Lyambela told journalists when she featured at the PF Interactive

NRP nominate Dr. Cosmo Mumba for Mayor by election

Lusaka (16:05.18) – The National Revolution Party (NRP) has asked it’s party president Dr. Cosmo Mumba to consider contesting the newly created vacancy in the office of the Lusaka Mayor. NRP National Chairperson, of Taonga Zimba told journalists in Lusaka that her party will take part in the mayoral by election following the untimely death

NDSS open with a call to commitment

Lusaka (15-05-18) – National Democratic Stakeholders Summit (NDSS) has commenced in Lusaka with a call on delegates to show not commitment to addressing contentious issues but also sincerity in their deliberation. Addressing delegates at Mulungushi International Conference on Tuesday morning Zambia Centre for Interparty Dialogue (ZCID) board chairman told delegates that a the summit is

ZCID put record straight

By Francis Maingaila Lusaka (14-05-18) – The Zambia Centre for Interparty Dialogue (ZCID) will tomorrow house a wide range of stakeholders, including political and none political affiliation to agree to agree and to agree to disagree on modalities of resolving issues affecting the country following the disputed 2016 general and Presidential elections. ZCID Board Chairman

PF to conduct smart campaign to win Chilanga seat

By Francis Maingaila Lusaka (09-05-18) – The ruling Patriotic Front (PF) has promised to wage a smart but peaceful campaign to wrestle out the Chilanga vacant parliamentary seat from  the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) that formerly held by the opposition. Campaign Manager in the Chilanga by election Jean Kapata told Journalists during

Chilanga will not regret voting for Langa … Kapata says Langa is no contest

By Francis Maingaila Lusaka (09-05-18 – The ruling Patriotic Front (PF) is not only confident of scooping the Chilanga parliamentary seat but also assured electorates that they will not regret voting for Maria Langa. Campaign Chairperson Jean Kapata told journalists at the PF Interactive Forum held at Chrisma Hotel this morning that the candidate the

NDC suffers another great loss

By Francis Maingaila Lusaka (06-05-18) The National Democratic Conference (NDC) candidate for Chilanga has resigned to join the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) 48 hours after he failed to file his nomination papers to contest the Chilanga vacant seat. Webster Katongo told journalists at media briefing at Washim Lodge and Apartments in Lusaka that the decision

State committed to job creation

(1-05-18) The Zambian government has committed itself to the implementation of not only conditions and policies favorable to job creation but also strategic programs all aimed creating a peaceful and highly productive labor market whose ultimate objective is to boast the national economy. Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Development Ronald Chitotela told workers during the

Lungu calls for probe on bogus money lending institutions.

(30-04-18) The Evangelical Youths Alliance has asked the Bank of Zambia and the Financial Intelligence Commission under the Bank of Zambia, including the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) to investigate some money lending institutions that are in a habit of extorting money from unsuspecting  clients that borrow for business. Alliance president Moses Lungu said in an

Lunte lawmaker proud to be PF

By Francis Maingaila (29-04-18) – Lunte Members of Parliament Mutotwe Kafwaya is not ashamed not only to belong to ruling Patriotic Front (PF) but also to talk about the successes recorded by his government. Kafwaya told journalists during the PF Interactive Forum held at Chrisma Hotel in Lusaka that the government under president Edgar Lungu

UPND refuse to support fraudulent constitution making process

(27-04-18) The opposition United Party for National Development has vowed not to support the fraudulent constitution making process which is being championed by the ruling Patriotic Front (PF). UPND Chairperson for legal affairs Jack Mwiimbu told journalists at a media conference at his office of Friday that the constitution amendment bill which justice minister Given

Mmembe challenged over gay right

(17-04-18) Evangelical Youth Alliance president Moses Lungu has challenged 2021 presidential candidate for Socialist Party, one Fred Mmembe to clear the air on suggestions by Rainbow Party Secretary General Winter Kabimba that he has a soft sport on gayism. Rev. Lungu told journalists at a media conference held at Chrisma Hotel on Tuesday that Zambia

Government sees light in tourism industry

By Francis Maingaila (15-04-18) The ministry of tourism has embarked of an ambitious project of product development in tourism which will not only boast the industry in Zambia but also attract investment. Tourism minister Charles Banda told journalists at a PF Interactive Forum held Chrisma hotel that the government of Zambia no longer see tourism

Zambia’s political Party Act clarified

By Francis Maingaila (08-04-18) – Justice Minister Given Lubinda has clarified that the planned enactment of the Political Party Act is not intended to bar individuals whose names has appeared many times on the ballot paper but to promote and improve the practice of democracy, including bringing sanity on the political arena in Zambia. Lubinda

Lubinda explains government success

By Francis Maingaila (08-04-18) – Minister of Justice Given Lubinda  highlighted the successes recorded by the Zambian government through his ministry in it’s quest to bring service deliveries close to the people. Lubinda told journalists at the PF Interactive Forum held at Chrisma Hotel on Sunday that in the 2016 manifesto, the PF promised the

PF media sees through UPND lies

(25-03-18) The ruling Patriotic Front (PF) media team has detected fraud in the document filed by the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) in Parliament as a motion to impeach president Edgar Lungu. Media Director Sunday Chanda told journalists during the PF Interactive Forum on Sunday that the motion boarders on fraud and urged

Minister urges workers to know labour laws

By Francis Maingaila (25-03-18) The minister of labour Joyce Simukoko has made a passionate appeal for workers to study and know law that defines the work relationship and duties, including rights  of worker and employer. Simukoko told  journalists at the PF Interactive Forum held at Chrisma Sunday that the government deliberately take time to  formulate

State plans big for education

By Francis Maingaila Lusaka (18-03-18)The Zambian government is contemplating to introduce a career pathway in all technical secondary schools that will enable students with desires to learn skills to spend an additional two years after completing grade twelve to acquire skill competency. High Education Minister Prof. Nkandu Luo told journalists at the PF Interactive Forum

Central investment expo set for this October

By Smart Eagles Lusaka (14-03-18) Central province is earmarked to have the first ever investment expo which will take place this coming October from the 16th to 20th. Central province permanent secretary Chanda Kabwe told senior Chief Shakumbila on March 14th when he paid a courtesy call on him at his palace that some investors

PF Lawmaker advises youths to act responsibly

By Francis Maingaila Lusaka (11.03.18) Chinsali Patriotic Front (PF) Member of Parliament (MP), Kalalwe Mukosa has advised the Zambian youths to act responsibly and not to be used by selfish politicians as tools violence. Mukosa told journalists during the PF Interactive Forum held at Chrisma Hotel in Lusaka on Sunday that in the recent past,

Lungu win Kudos over black mountain

By Francis Maingaila Lusaka (04-02-18) Choongwe Member of Parliament (MP), Japhen Mwakalombe has paid a glaring tribute to president Edgar Lungu for handing over 10% shares of the black mountain to the youths on the Copperbelt saying the move is aimed at empowering the unemployed youths in the province. Mwakalombe, who is also new Copperbelt

PF defend the proposed National health scheme

By Francis Maingaila (18.02.18) The ruling Patriotic Front (PF) has defended the planned introduction of the National Health Insurance Scheme saying once enacted into law, it will save the people from depending on their own income when faced with medical conditions. Member of the Health Committee in ruling PF Central Committee,  Dr. Jonas Chanda told

ZDDM regret politics of antagonism

The Zambia Direct Democracy Movement (ZDDM) has expressed regret at the manner which some sectors of the Zambian society are distorting facts of matters affecting the country are being addressed. ZDDM Party president Edwin Sakala is particularly concerned in the manner in which some people have decided to quote president Edgar Lungu’s expression of “ubomba

Zambian govt. source $10m to support vulnerable children

By Francis Maingaila Lusaka (4-02-18) The Zambian government has sourced a total of $10 million from cooperating partners to support vulnerable and adolecent children, including street in Lusaka and Copperbelt provinces. Community Development and Social Transfer Minister Emerine Kabanshi told journalists at the PF Interactive Forum in Lusaka that over 100 000 target children in

Zambia: national airline launch set for Oct

By Francis Maingaila Lusaka (28-01-18) The Zambian government is confident that the long awaited national airline will be launched October 24. Addressing journalists at the Patriotic Front Interactive Forum, Transport and Communication Minister Brain Mushimba said all measures, including the necessary assessment to give the required assurance that Zambia is on course to launch the