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GBM granted K10 000 bail

The Kitwe Magistrate Court has granted opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) Vice-President for Administration Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba a K10,000 bail with two working sureties. This is a matter in which Mwamba, 57, is being charged with two counts of assault, one count of malicious damage to property and one count of conduct likely

The Public Order Act: An ignite for political violence

By Hope Nyambe As we edge towards the general elections in August, there is a noticeable increase in incidences or near miss incidences of political violence. In my previous articles such as “A Dissection of Political Violence” (https://zambianeye.com/archives/14663) I have substantively discussed the causes of violence that have mainly hinged on political and economic backgrounds.

Rainbow Party launches campaigns from Village

The opposition Rainbow Party over the weekend launched it’s campaigns for the August 11 general elections. While other political parties were launching from big cities, Rainbow decided to launch from a rural area with peasant farmers as a symbol of the party’s ideas of socialism ( party for the peasants and poor of this country).

Running mate and 2016 elections

A running mate is a person running together with another person on a joint ticket during an election. The term is most often used in reference to the person in the subordinate position (such as the vice presidential candidate running with a presidential candidate) but can also properly be used when referring to both candidates,

Arrest won’t lower my spirit – GBM

UPND Vice President for Administration Geoffrey Mwamba says his incarceration will not lower his spirit to regime change in Zambia. Mr. Mwamba was speaking in an interview at Ndola Central Police Station where he is currently detained as he awaits Court today in Kitwe. Police in Ndola yesterday Mr Mwamba with conduct likely to cause

The UPND 10 Point Plan for Zambia

These are the 10 points election campaign promises by the opposition UPND for the August 11 general elections. We need to debate these 1o points in the days ahead, not the size of crowds at rallies. Are they achievable? How shall we raise the revenues to finance the 10 points? As the devil is in