Archive | March, 2014

Tribunal Falacies

  We fully endorse and support the decision by petitioner William Harrington to take the Masebo Tribunal to the Lusaka High Court for Judicial review and interpretation. It is very worrying that two Tribunals in a row have failed to make a clear connection between the administration of public policy and the imperative of ensuring […]

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Masebo guilty as charged

The Judge RhoydaKaoma Tribunal has found former Tourism and Arts Minister Sylvia Masebo guilty in all but one of allegations leveled against her by former transport and communications minister William Harringtone but could not make recommendations because of lack of proof that she personally gained pecuniary advantage from her actions. Judge Kaoma sitting with High […]

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Celebrate not-Harrington tells Scott

Former transport and communications minister William Harrington has launched a scathing attack against Vice-President Guy Scott for celebrating the purported clearance of former tourism and arts minister Sylvia Masebo who has been found guilty in all but one allegation for which she was being investigated by the Judge RhoydaKaoma Tribunal. Harrington who is planning to […]

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Judge Chikopa must be arrested

  Embattled Malawian Judge Lovemore Chikopa should immediately go back to his country or be arrested for plundering Zambia’s limited purse as he has continued to receive allowances for doing nothing in the country, United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema has demanded. Hichilema has said President Michael Sata should be held accountable […]

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PF cadres attack UPND presence at Buseko market

Suspicion that opposition UPND members are controlling Buseko cooperative market has brought havoc with PF cadres vowing to take charge of the market. But marketeers at Buseko claimed that suspected PF cadres were forcibly getting monies from them and taking over the operations of the market in the name of Lusaka City Council. Business came […]

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Sata should cage his wild cadres- NAREP

Zambians are no longer safe at the hands of the Patriotic Front government which has allowed its cadres to take the law in their own hands, says National Restoration Party youth league Chairman Wilson Banda. Banda said the action of the unruly youths has in  some cases resulted in the  death of innocent citizens He […]

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Questionable oil procurement

The Government has no choice but work out a transparent and equitable oil procurement and price stabilization system. We do not seem to have such a mechanism and the result of price shocks arising from Kwacha devaluation may have dramatic negative effect on our economy as Government, for political exigencies, attempts to shield consumers from […]

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PF is finished

The Patriotic Front (PF) government is finished and cannot go beyond 2016, says UPND presidential advisor Douglas Syakalima. Syakalima said the PF was a finished political party because of its lies which had contributed to the destruction of the country’s economy. Responding to PF general Secretary Wynter Kabimba’s claims that his party would go beyond […]

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Mayoral elections in Livingstone engulfed in corruption?

The election campaigns for the posts of mayor and deputy at the Livingstone City Council in Southern Province are reported to be riddled with corrupt practices involving councilors. According to sources within the council, the ruling PF is planning to buy votes from opposition MMD to increase its chances of winning the position of Mayor. […]

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North MMD condemns calls for extraordinary convention

Opposition MMD in Northern Province has castigated those calling for an early convention to oust president Nevers Mumba saying there was no need for a new leader in the party. Northern Province MMD chairman Steven Mukuka said calls for an early convention were not welcome as the MMD had a dully elected leadership including the […]

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