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Luapula Will Give Pres. Edgar Lungu 90% Votes, says Dr Kambwili

Information minister Chishimba Kambwili says Luapula will give President Edgar Lungu a landslide electoral vote in the August 11 polls. Dr Kambwili predicts President Lungu, who is winding up the tour of that province, will get no less than 90% … Continued

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Pockets Of Electoral Violence Recorded in Luapula

Supporters of one of the three independent candidates in Luapula were attacked yesterday by suspected ruling party cadres leaving some women with serious wounds. Zambia’s electoral violence with a few deaths already recorded. A PF supporter was murdered by UPND … Continued

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Opinion: Women and Youth Activism A Let Down

By Joe Mwansa Lombe Kaluba I have the opinion that the work and voice of human rights and civil rights activists has been compromised by the political happenings in our country. The love for money and lacking of knowledge of … Continued

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TIZ Blames Media For Political Violence

Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) has bemoaned the lack of integrity and truth in the manner in the media is covering campaigns ahead of the August 11th general election. Habasonda TIZ is particularly concerned by how the public media is discriminating … Continued

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Zambia’s Democracy Under Threat

Political scientist Alex Ng’oma says the heightened political violence being witnessed in the ongoing campaigns is an indictment on Zambia’s democracy. Dr. Ng’oma fears that the growth of the country’s democracy is presently under serious threat. Dr. Ng’oma is urging … Continued

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Letter: Madison Insurance Service

Mr Editor, publish this letter for me I am writing this letter just to complain about the poor service coming from Madison General Insurance that I have been facing. I have been insuring all my vehicles with them for the … Continued

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Police Issue Medical Report To Kafue Woman In Horror Video

Police have issued a medical report to a Kafue woman brutalised by a named Disc Jockey (DJ) and his friends. The DJ is from a popular night club in Kafue. The woman in her 30s has been named as Nagaad … Continued

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Pres. Lungu Honours Second Republican President

President Edgar Lungu has hooured sceond Republican president Frederick Chiluba naming a university to be built in Luapula – his home town. It’s one of the major symbols of recognition being accorded to Dr Chiluba whose retirement was marred with … Continued

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Opinion: Political Violence Getting Out Of Hands

There is really no need for political parties to pay lip service to the question of political party violence. I think everyone now is getting sick and tired of the pretence around the subject and knows that there has to … Continued

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Milupi, Hichilema & Nevers Gang Up To Defend The Post

Some opposition political parties ganged up in defence of diplomats over their support for the debt ridden Post Newspapers. Alliance for Democracy and Development leader Charles Milupi alongside UPND’s Hakainde Hichilema and Nevers Mumba held a press conference in support … Continued

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Zesco Tumble In Rabat

Zesco United suffered a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Wydad Casablanca to slip to second position in Group B of the CAF Champions League. George Lwandamina’s side conceded a goal in each half to record their first defeat in … Continued

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UPND To Use PVT On August 11

The opposition United Party for National Development says it will use Parallel Vote Tabulation in the August 11. Party spokesperson Charles Kakoma said the party would use PVT as part of what they are calling vote protection. Kakoma said that … Continued

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Suspected UPND Cadres Murder PF Official In Chongwe

Patriotic Front Chalimbana Ward Mobilization Coordinator in Chongwe constituency Paul Longwani has been brutally murdered in a case of suspected political violence. According to a report carried by QFM, Longwani was murdered last evening and his body which had multiple … Continued

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Brexit Will Not Affect Zambia – Envoy

THE decision by Britain to leave the European Union will not affect Zambia’s relationship with its ex-colonial masters, says Fergus Cochrane-Dyet. Dyet is the British High Commissioner to Zambia. BELOW IS THE STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER STATEMENT … Continued

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Leading By Example: Selfless Fisho Mwale Donates Blood To UTH

Aspiring Lusaka Executive Mayor (Independent) Fisho Mwale yesterday led his team to donate blood at the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka. Mwale, a former Lusaka Mayor, is running on a campaign of selfless service, accountability and transparency, BELOW IS HIS … Continued

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Police Deny Beating M’membe

The Zambia Police Service has denied reports that its officers beat-up Post Newspapers Editor-in-Chief Fred M’membe, his wife Mutinta and deputy managing editor Joseph Mwenda when the trio was arrested for trespassing on Tuesday morning. Police Acting Spokesperson Ray Hamoonga … Continued

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JCTR Tells Govt To Ignore World Bank Counsel Subsidies

The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) says government should not entertain the suggestion by the World Bank to remove subsidies on fuel and electricity. JCTR Director Fr. Leonard Chiti says the removal of subsidies on fuel and electricity will … Continued

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Fisho Mwale Pledges To Promote Transparency and Accountability

The aspiring candidate for the position of Executive Mayor for Lusaka, Fisho Mwale, says he will create a complaints board to deal with issues of corruption and transparency in the city. This is in a bid to improve service delivery … Continued

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Letter: Exploiting Passengers At Intercity

The receipt captured above is what I have paid for my journey from Lusaka to Kitwe on power tools bus. My concern is that when I buy ticket from the Intercity bus station.I get charged K90 kwacha of which the … Continued

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Letter: Sympathising With M’membe and The Post

Good morning Editor, In as much as we sympathize with the the photos of Mr. M’membe the self proclaimed king maker humiliated.. People should know that, “He who comes into equity must come with clean hands”.. If the Post bypassed … Continued

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Petauke Contender, Josat Changa, Jumps Ship

Independent Petauke Central candidate Josat Changa has jumped ship midway through the election campaign joining the ruling Patriotic Front. Changa will be on the ballot despite having abandoned his candidature as the nominations were already validated. And the Young Africa … Continued

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Zesco United Take On Wydad Casablanca Tonight

Zesco United place their case before the continent once again when they face Moroccan giants Wydad Casablanca in Rabat on match day two of the CAF Champions League Group B match. The midnight kickoff (Zambian time) will see George Lwandamina’s … Continued

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FAZ Charges Poor Coaches K5, 000 For CAF B Licence Course; Clubs Riled

Zambian soccer club officials are riled by FAZ after the body issued a circular in which it’s inviting lower league coaches to obtain CAF B licence by paying K5, 000 participation fee. The letter dated June 24, 2016 is signed … Continued

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PF Feasts On LAZ Boss: “She’s Excited With New Found Fame; Maybe Legally Blonde”

Patriotic Front media committee member Sunday Chanda has issued a statement containing scathing attacks directed at Law Association of Zambia president Linda Kasonde. Kasonde yesterday held a press briefing at which she said the rule of law had broken down … Continued

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M’membe Charged With Criminal Trespass, Released

Post editor-in-chief Fred M’membe and his deputy managing editor Joseph Mwenda have been released on a K10, 000 police bond after being slapped with charges of criminal trespasses and uttering false documents. M’membe, his wife and Mwenda were arrested in … Continued

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Maiko Zulu Praises Pres. Lungu For Disowning Independent Candidates Using His Name

Kabwata independent aspiring candidate Maiko Zulu has praised President Edgar Lungu for disowning candidates using his name. BELOW IS MAIKO ZULU’S STATEMENT President Lungu has done well to distance himself from independent candidates who are using his name and campaign … Continued

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Opinion: 2016 Elections: Chiefs, Artistes and Religious Leaders

By Joe Mwansa Lombe Kaluba It is said that in any democracy everyone regardless of sex, creed, status or race has a democratic right to state their opinion on matters affecting a country. However depending on ones position, line of … Continued

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MISA Zambia Demands M’membe’s Unconditional Release

Misa Zambia has demanded the unconditional release of Fred M’membe after he was detained following an encounter with police at The Post Newspaper offices on Monday night. BELOW IS THE STATEMENT PRESS STATEMENT For Immediate Release 28th June, 2016. MISA … Continued

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Trial Yet To Commense In Case Of Woman Who Killed Hubby

Trial has yet to commence in the highly publicized murder case of Precious Litebele who allegedly murdered her husband Lubinda. Precious hit the limelight after having been arrested for murdering her husband whom they worked together at Bank ABC. When … Continued

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Political Commentator Calls On ECZ To Take Action To Curb Electoral Violence

Political scientist Dr Alex Ngoma has dared the Electoral Commission of Zambia to make good on their threat to suspend political party campaigns following continued incidences of violence. The ECZ recently warned that it will suspend campaigns or candidates if … Continued

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