Archive | June, 2013

RB passport cancellation illegal- Chipimo

The cancelation of former President Rupiah Banda’s passport by government is totally illegal and against the law. NAREP president Elias Chipimo says the cancellation was an injustice that violated the Benefits Act for former President’s and that the decision should be rescinded immediately. Mr Chipimo said the withdrawal of Mr Banda’s passport had undermined the […]

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MMD petitions Speaker over high levels of violence

Home Affairs Minister Edgar Lungu should issue a ministerial statement to demystify concerns about the rising levels of violence in the country, says MMD Information & publicity secretary Alfred Ndhlovu. Mr Ndhlovu said that Zambians deserved to hear their elected government’s position on such a volatile and emotional subject of apparently sponsored violence. In a […]

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Explain the hoax

There is urgent need for the Government to explain the status of the Zambeef hoax. Media surveys around the country indicate serious public apprehension regarding the presence of Aromatic Aldehyde which Zambians have been told a very dangerous chemical that is carcinogenic. A general impression has been created that all Zambeef meat is contaminated. And […]

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We’re not foreigners – Gen Miyanda

Lies, nepotism, tribalism, regionalism and racism have become part of Zambia’s culture Zambians have become foreigners in their own land because the state of the nation today is one of strife and retribution while citizens have continued being subjected to unbridled political violence and other forms of harassment, says Heritage Party (HP) president Godfrey Miyanda. […]

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Clarify beef saga – Chipimo

The government should make a clear and categorical statement on the Zambeef scandal because the silence that has enveloped the whole saga was causing extreme trauma to the citizens, National Restoration Party (NAREP) president Elias Chipimo has demanded. Mr Chipimo has said the Zambeef saga was a serious matter and government should have exhibited quality […]

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PF has looted foreign reserves

The state must explain where part of the money left by the MMD government in the foreign reserves has gone if the PF 2013 budget has not been exhausted, says former minister of finance Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane. And UNPD’s Douglas Syakalima has charged that the Patriotic Front leadership is ransacking the treasury to a point […]

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Oil procurement deal corrupt

The failure by the government to explain how much it had cost the country to procure petrol and diesel for one year is confirmation that corruption was the major factor that drove the oil deal, United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema has observed. He said the PF government was failing to give […]

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SACCORD supports LAZ over prosecution of PF thugs

The Southern Africa Center for Constructive Resolution of Disputes (SACCORD) has welcomed the move by the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) to join in the prosecution of Patriotic Front (PF) thugs perpetrating violence against opposition political party leaders and civil society organizations with dissenting views. SACCORD information officer Obby Chibuluma said it had become clear […]

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Oil Scandal Deepens

The statement  by  Energy  Minister Christopher Yaluma suggesting that government did not pay US$500 million but instead  paid $260million is rather confusing, perhaps deliberately so. It is not clear if we are discussing the same contract or not, but if we are, then something has gone  very wrong. Information has been manipulated and we are […]

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Guy Scott quizzed over contracts

Lusaka City Councilors have formed companies which are now being awarded contracts by the council.  And now Council employees have challenged Vice President Guy Scott to explain why the council committee on which, he and other senior party officials’ sit had allowed councilors to award themselves contracts for the supply of goods and services to […]

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