Police in Lusaka have charged and arrested Lusaka lawyer Martha Mushipe. Ms Mushipe who is a senior legal counsel for the UPND has been charged with being in possession of seditious materials. The charge relates to a confidential document entitled Strategy of domination PF against opposition UPND 2015 – 2016 and beyond” which among others
The Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Council of Churches of Zambia has opposed the proposed formation of the Ministry of National Guidance and Religious Affairs. In a joint statement, Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops President Teresphore Mpundu and CCZ President Dr. Alfred Kalembo said the Church and State should be and continue to
The Drug Enforcement Commission has officially arrested two Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) officials for money laundering activities, reports Pan African Radio Journalist Hermit Hachilonde. In a statement unveiled to the media today the 20th September, 2016, DEC Public Relations Officer Theresa Katongo said Ndambo Evelyn Munkombwe Ndambo, 43, an Executive Director at the ZNFU
Details have started emerging of how senior officials at the Zambia National Farmers Union embezzled billions of Kwacha in donor funds meant to help small scale farmers. About 70 small scale farmers who are direct beneficiaries of the donor support will be affected. In court papers prepared by the Drug Enforcement Commission, ZNFU Executive Director
PF Secretary General Davies Mwila says Mpulungu Ward 23 Councillor Christopher Shakafuswa remains the party’s candidate for the position of Lusaka Deputy Mayor. Mr Mwila said the party has since instructed all its councillors to vote for Mr Shakafuswa. He said anyone going against that decision will be subjected to disciplinary action which can include
The recently sworn in but disputed Zambian president, Edgar Chagwa Lungu, has once again put himself up for public scrutiny by declaring that his government will soon start the process of discussing the defunct 1964 Barotseland Agreement. According to the 19:00 hrs Monday prime time news monitored from Zambia’s national and government broadcaster, ZNBC, Mr.
Newly elected Nkoloma ward councillor and President Edgar Lungu’s daughter Tasila Lungu has ignored her party’s position on fielding in Christopher Shakafuswa as Lusaka Deputy Mayor and instead declared her intentions to stand for the position. The ruling Patriotic Front in Lusaka earlier gave instructions to all councillors to support the candidature of Christopher