Category: Politics

Mutati condemns closure of Prime TV

157 Views The Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) faction leader Felix Mutati says the punishment handed to Prime TV by the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) will injure one of the virtues of democracy. Commenting on the suspension of Prime TV’s broadcasting license for one month, Mutati who is in the Copperbelt on a mobilisation tour…

Take me back, Eric Chanda begs PF

324 ViewsPolitical nomad Eric Chanda has applied for re-admission into the Patriotic Front (PF), seven years after leaving the ruling party. Since leaving the PF in 2012, Chanda has formed the Fourth Revolution Party and participated in the 2015 presidential election, formed the ill-fated Orange Alliance with Elias Chipimo’s NAREP and Miles Sampa’s DF in 2016…

Over 100 PF members in Kanyama join UPND

241 ViewsThe country has been destroyed to levels that are unsustainable and if we continue moving on the same path, we risk destroying the country to irreparable levels, says UPND Secretary General Stephen Katuka. Katuka says undemocratic practices that no Zambian ever thought would be practiced in the country such as the now widespread gun…

Opposition Alliance rebukes PF for politicising Mulongoti’s illness

35 ViewsThe Opposition Alliance has castigated President Edgar Lungu and the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) for using the illness of People’s Party leader and member of the alliance Mike Mulongoti for political propaganda purposes. And the Opposition Alliance has warned President Lungu that the actions of PF officials will be considered to have been sanctioned by him until…

Mutati needs mental checkup – Nevers camp

109 ViewsMMD Copperbelt Province Youth Chairperson in the Nevers Mumba faction, Patrick Bunji, has called on Government to “urgently constitute a team of medical practitioners to evaluate the mental health of Felix Mutati”. Bunji in a statement circulated this morning alleges that Mutati, who leads a rival faction in the former rulings party, is hiring…

We Are One Zambia, One Nation not One Zambia, One Panga – Mutati

121 Views MMD faction leader Felix Mutati has called on MMD members to help spread the message of peace among political parties. Mutati, who is on the Copperbelt Province for a series of meetings with party structures, said politicians should fight with ideas as opposed to political violence which is retrogressive to the development of…

Kambwili, Musenge reconcile

251 Views The wrangles that have beset the National Democratic Congress (NDC) appear to be over after the party Secretary General Mwenya Musenge and consultant Chishimba Kambwili mended fences today. The opposition party has announced that the duo and their respective camps reconciled after a 4-hour meeting held in Lusaka and presided over by NDC Vice…