Archive | September, 2013

Investigating corruption

It has always been our concern that the issues of tribalism, corruption and abuse of authority have not received the appropriate attention from government, partly because no mechanism currently exists to deal effectively with issues that appear to fall outside the normal bounds of Governance. When we  raised issue of tribal balance we were accused […]

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Kambwili dares Kabimba

Patriotic Front Secretary General Wynter Kabimba has been given up to today to report the said tribal and corrupt clique allegedly scheming to expel him from the ruling party to police and Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) failure to which, he (Kabimba) would have to be ready to face the consequences of his careless statements. PF […]

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Mulusa visits victims of PF land grabs

Solwezi Central member of parliament Lucky Mulusa has condemned the continued grabbing of private land by the Patriotic Front cadres and has called for laws that would protect citizens land tenure. And Mulusa has commended the ruling party for adopting the economic infrastructure development programmes of the MMD but has hastened to advise the PF […]

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MMD petitions ECZ over PF Mansa campaigns

The opposition MMD is today expected to petition the Electoral Commission of Zambia for allowing the ruling PF to campaign in Mansa Central before a period of campaigns is declared. This follows the decision by the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) party to hold rallies in the constituency even before the election day is declared by […]

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Scott misled parley, says Chikwelete

New Patriotic Front Lusaka District chairman Robert Chikwelete has said that it was unfortunate that Vice-President Scott described him during Parliament session last week as ‘a self-appointed chairman’. He said that Dr Scott was not being truthful in the manner he was informing the nation about his appointment. The Vice-President told Parliament last week that […]

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CJ needs no details to appoint Masebo Tribunal – Harrington

William Harrington has argued before the High Court that a Chief Justice does not need to be furnished with particulars of alleged breaches by a minister before the court can constitute a tribunal to probe a minister. In his reply to the Attorney Generals submissions that acting Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda was within the law […]

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Hiding information

The enactment of the Freedom of Information Bill has once again become a mirage as it transpires that the original draft was in conflict with not less than 13 other pieces of legislation. The good news is that the glitch is being attended to.  The bad news is that there is as yet no time […]

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Kabimba has insulted Sata

All Patriotic Front (PF) party organs from the ten provinces have resolved that embattled Justice Minister must resign his position of secretary general with immediate effect. And PF Kapoche constituency losing candidate in the 2011 elections Paradius Sakala has charged that the ruling party’s secretary general Wynter Kabimba has directly attacked and insulted President Michael […]

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We choose our own Chitimukulu-BRE

The Bemba Royal Establishment has no obligation to consult government on who should be chosen Paramount Chief Chitimukulu, says the royal family representative, Kombe Mulenga. Mulenga has said it was the traditional right of the Bashilubemba to chose the heir to the Chitimukulu throne. Kombe told the Daily Nation that as far as the Bemba […]

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Stop dependency syndrome

The Catholic Church in Zambia must strive to attain self sustenance because of the dwindling resources from donors and well wishers, Arch Bishop Telesphore Mpundu has said. Speaking at a fund raising Breakfast  for the Cathedral of the Child Jesus held at Suwilanji Gardens yesterday, the Archbishop said that Zambia was not short of Christians […]

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