Archive | August, 2016

We need stability

WE AGREE with the advice of former Copperbelt Show Society chairman Bill Osborn that Zambian politicians should not play the role of spoilers in the governance of the country just to make the country ungovernable. Politicians vie for power so that they manage the affairs of the country in the best manner they could so […]

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Politicians should contribute to peace efforts – Osborn

  OPPOSITION politicians have been warned against playing roles of spoilers in the running of the country’s affairs but should find a way of contributing positively to the peace, security and national development, says  former Copperbelt Show Society chairman Bill Osborn. Mr Osborn said it was imperative that politicians from both ruling and opposition parties […]

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Lungu warns against hooliganism

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has warned that he will not allow hooliganism in the governing Patriotic Front (PF) or in the opposition political parties and is happy that the defence and State security wings were in control of the country by curbing violent activities in some parts of the country. President, through his special assistant for […]

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UPND petition to go on until next week

  THE Constitutional Court has reserved ruling regarding the application seeking amendments to the main Petition by lawyers for Hakainde Hichilema and his running mate Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba. Judge Ann Sitali stated that the ruling would be rendered on Thursday. And lawyers for President Edgar Lungu have objected to the proposed amendments. Last week, the […]

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There is no power vacuum, says Lungu

  By Nation Reporter PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu is still in-charge of State affairs and there is therefore no power vacuum as is being insinuated by some opposition political leaders, the presidency has stated. All institutions of governance are working and insinuations that there was a power vacuum following the petitioning of the outcome August 11 […]

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Arrest HH, Post newspaper- PF lawyer

  HAKAINDE Hichilema and the Post Newspaper should be  arrested  and cited for contempt of the Constitutional Court for commenting on matters they have asked the court to deliberate on PF lawyer Tutwa Ngulube has said. It was criminal, he said, for Hichilema and the Post to publish an advertisement that seemed to suggest that […]

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Petition abuse condemned

THE UPND and their sponsoring cartel, which have been rejected by the people through the ballot box are abusing court petitions to subvert the democratic will of the people in a complete mockery of the democratic process. “Zambians in seven of the 10 Provinces of this country stood in long queues to reject the UPND. […]

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Remove election posters, political parties told

  LUSAKA residents have called on all political parties who took part in the just ended general elections to start removing their campaign posters which are making the city look dirty. Joyce Bombwe said campaign materials such as posters and flyers especially those pasted on road signs and other directional facilities were making the town […]

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New ministry will curb ‘fake men of God’

  SOME men of God in Lusaka have welcomed President Edgar Lungu’s plans to create ministry responsible for religious affairs to promote Christian values and give more meaning to the declaration of Zambia as a Christian nation. Pastor Peter Mumba, overseer of Messiah International Ministries Pentecostal church in Makeni area, said only people with evil […]

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Start mosquito sprays now, council urged

  LUSAKA residents have urged Lusaka City Council public health department to expedite the indoor spraying programme especially in Garden and Kaunda Square Stage1 compounds where residents cannot sleep because of swarms of mosquitoes emerging from sewer ponds in the area. Maltida Mwanza, a Kaunda Square Stage 1, resident said the area was infested with […]

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