Chiefs toast Lunguís victory, urge peace

NANCY SIAME, Lusaka TRADITIONAL leaders across the country have congratulated President Lungu on his re-election and have urged those who have lost to concede defeat and concentrate on re-organising their party structures. Speaking in separate interviews yesterday, senior chiefs Chiwala, Shakumbila, Chief Chanje and Chieftainess Malembeka congratulated Zambians for turning up in numbers to vote

Referendum result remains a mystery

Despite promising to announce the outcome of the national referendum that was held alongside the August 11 general elections on Monday, August 16, the Electoral Commission of Zambia is still hanging on to the results. Stakeholders gathered on Monday at the Mulungushi International Conference Center only to be told by ECZ spokesperson Crispin Akufuna that

Mwamba congratulates Lungu

CHOMBA MUSIKA, Lusaka ZAMBIA’S high commissioner to South Africa Emmanuel Mwamba has congratulated President Lungu and the Patriotic Front on their victory in the August 11 general elections. Mr Mwamba said President Lungu’s victory is as a result of hard work. “President Lungu has crisscrossed the length and breadth of Zambia in order to reach

Kalumba declared Lusaka mayor

CATHERINE MUMBA, Lusaka WILSON Kalumba of the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) has been declared the first executive mayor of Lusaka to be voted into office under the amended constitution. Article 154 of the new and amended constitution states that the election of the mayor and council chairperson shall be conducted under the first-past-the-post electoral system

Lunguís victory will of God Ė Church

KELVIN CHONGO, NANCY SIAME, Lusaka THE Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia (EFZ) says no one should doubt President Lungu’s victory because it is the will of God. Executive director Pukuta Mwanza said the people of Zambia should have trust in the credible elections that have been conducted and that with the involvement of all political parties

Focus on Sustainable Development Goals

DESPITE the global slowdown in the international price of its premier product, Africa’s largest copper producer is continuing to invest massively and innovatively in a range of impactful corporate social responsibility initiatives focused mostly around its host communities. Halfway into 2016, First Quantum Minerals’ Kansanshi Gold and Copper Mine had already taken its social investment

Police nab 150 riotous UPND cadres

NANCY MWAPE, Livingstone POLICE have arrested over 140 people in Southern Province for rioting after the declaration of President Lungu as winner of last Thursday’s Presidential election. Police in Mongu, Western Province, have also arrested 16 people also for riotous misconduct. Southern Province commissioner of police Godwin Phiri said in a statement yesterday that 53
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