Category: Zambian news

Kambwili still behind bars, likely to take plea this afternoon

400 ViewsOpposition NDC Consultant Chishimba Kambwili is still in police custody in a case where he stands accused of expressing hatred against a foreign national and disobeying lawful orders at Kenneth Kaunda international Airport. The Roan lawmaker was scheduled to take plea before the Lusaka Magistrate Court this morning but could not because his docket…

PF continues to victimise civil servants after Sesheke loss

112 ViewsGovernment is allegedly transferring some civil servants in Sesheke District in what seems to be a political move in the aftermath of the parliamentary by-election that was won by the opposition UPND, according to Phoenix News. This comes barely a week after four police officers were retired in national interest for trying to restore…

Kambwili appears in court

109 ViewsOpposition NDC Consultant who is also Roan Member of  Parliament Chishimba Kambwili is today appearing before the Lusaka Magistrate Court after spending a night in police custody. Kambwili was arrested yesterday and is facing two charges arising from two different incidents. In the first case, Kambwili is charged with expressing or showing hatred ridicule…

Mutati dares Nevers, Let’s face off at the convention

76 ViewsMMD faction leader Felix Mutati says the party cannot be docile because of a disgruntled individual who has refused to accept that members have chosen other leaders. Addressing party members in Chasefu District, Mutati said the party will not be distracted from mobilising due to an individual who wants to impose himself on the…

Kambwili gets new charge

348 ViewsPolice have slapped an additional charge of disobedience to lawful orders on detained National Democratic Congress (NDC) consultant Chishimba Kambwili. The new charge relates to an incident that took place at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport where Kambwili is alleged to have forced himself into a restricted area. The Roan parliamentarian, who had reportedly…

We will not support Constitution Amendment Bill without dialogue – UPND

142 Views The Opposition UPND has vowed not to support the Constitution Amendment Bill when it is tabled in parliament. On Friday last week, Justice Minister Given Lubinda told Parliament that cabinet had approved the roadmap for the constitution amendment process. Lubinda further disclosed that government will spend K2 million on the process and asked…