Archive | July, 2014

Police frustrate MP Mufalali’s assault case

Police in Lusaka have referred Senanga member of Parliament Likando Mufalali back to Kabwe to report his complaint of assault he allegedly suffered at the hands of Inspector General of Police Stella Libongani’s aides. Mr Mufalali confirmed to the Daily Nation that he had taken a step into the matter and opened a docket in […]

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GBM visits Kazimu

Former Defence Minister Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba yesterday visited President Michael Sata’s son Kazimu who is admitted to Johannesburg Milpark Hospital in South Africa after a near-fatal accident about two weeks ago. Mr Mwamba who is Kasama Central member of Parliament said he was encouraged by the progress Kazimu had made in his recovery. He said […]

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Scrap defamation of President law

A petitioner has submitted that the defamation of the President law should be abolished because it has been abused to settle old scores by politicians. Obed Mukwala of Chilenje made the suggestion yesterday to the Legal and Justice Sector Reform Commission chaired by Justice Fredrick Chomba during the public sitting in Chilenje Township. “It is […]

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ACC harassing me-Mulusa

Former Solwezi Central member of Parliament, Lucky Mulusa has accused the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) of harassment, breach of his peace and attempts to tarnish his image. Mr Mulusa has since threatened to lodge a complaint with the Human Rights Commission against the ACC. He said it was strange that the ACC had taken over three […]

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Sata confirms Mwenye, Mwansa

State House yesterday released a set of still and motion pictures without sound in which the Head of State is said to have congratulated newly ratified Attorney General Musa Mwenye and Abraham Mwansa who is  Solicitor- General. In an accompanying statement, the President was reported to have  congratulated the newly sworn officers and encouraged them […]

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150 houses face demolition

A show down is looming between some residents of Kabwe’s Aerodrome area and the municipal council following their fixed positions on the legality of some plots where 150 houses have been built. Some residents have vowed not to verify the legality of their plots in line with an ultimatum while the council has insisted that […]

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Wynter Kabimba evacuated?

Patriotic Front (PF) deputy national secretary, Bridget Attanga, yesterday dispelled rumours that Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba had been evacuated to South Africa. Mrs Attanga was contacted after efforts to get Mr Kabimba via mobile phone failed. Mr Kabimba who is PF national secretary  was rumoured to have been evacuated to South Africa on Saturday. But […]

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Publicise legal reforms commission

  The Legal and Justice Sector Reform Commission should do more sensitisation to ensure that Zambians own the process of reforms in the legal and justice sector. So far, since the commencement of sittings of the commission on Tuesday last week, we have not seen the enthusiasm that would normally characterize such an undertaking of […]

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Women politicians must prove national ability

Women seeking the Presidency in 2016 have been challenged to show the reason why they should be supported and elected to the country’s top job. Senior Chief Madzimawe of the Ngoni speaking people of Chipata told the Daily Nation in an interview yesterday that women should prove their leadership capacity and capability to understand and […]

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I am not guilty of sexual abuse -Bishop

A Pentecostal Church ‘bishop’ who was last week apprehended   for allegedly having carnal knowledge of  nine teenagers aged between 14 and 20 has pleaded not guilty to nine counts of sexual abuse in a Kitwe magistrate’s court. Dominic Nyundu, a Bishop at Holy Ghost Fire Ministries Church has been charged with three counts of defilement, […]

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