World Bank Tells Zambian Govt To Cut On Expenditure Bill For Fuel & Power Subsidy

World Bank Tells Zambian Govt To Cut On Expenditure Bill For Fuel & Power Subsidy

The World Bank has advised the Zambian government to cut its expenditure bill by dropping a fuel and power subsidy programme. In its latest country-focused cost-cutting advisory report, the global financial institution said the removal of the subsidies would help Zambia reduce the effects of the ongoing economic slowdown. Apart from internal currency pressures attributed […]

LAZ: Judiciary Is In a Mess

LAZ: Judiciary Is In a Mess

LAW Association of Zambia vice president Eddie Mwitwa says the judiciary is currently in a mess and that the court system is confusing to some citizens. In an interview, Mwitwa said it was possible for the High Court to overrule the Constitutional Court’s decision to dismiss the presidential petition if it found that the rights […]

HH Asks Court To Stop Lungus Inauguration

HH Asks Court  To Stop Lungus Inauguration

United Party for National Development(UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema and his running mate Godfrey Mwamba have asked the high court to stop the swearing in of president Edgar Lungu and vice president elect Inonge Wina following the Dismissal of the presidential election petition in the constitution court for lack of Jurisdiction. According to an ex parte […]

Dismissal of Election Petition Shocks Milupi

Dismissal of Election Petition Shocks Milupi

Alliance for Democracy and Development (ADD) President Charles Milupi is shocked by Constitutional Court’s decision to dismiss the presidential petition filed by the UPND. Mr Milupi says he does think justice was done by the Constitution Court without hearing the petition. In an interview with Qfm News, Mr. Milupi says the ADD is of the […]

Now Hichilema Runs To High Court

Now Hichilema Runs To  High Court

Losing Lusaka presidential aspirant Hakainde Hichilema of the United Party for National Development (UPND) and his running mate Geoffrey Mwamba have sued President Lungu and Vice-President Inonge Wina in the High Court concerning the decision delivered by the Constitutional Court on their petition of the election. The Constitutional Court yesterday threw out the petition in […]

Breaking News: Presidential Petition Thrown Out, PF Wins

Breaking News: Presidential Petition  Thrown Out,  PF Wins

The presidential petition has just been dismissed on a 2-3 vote by the con court Judges. There was jubilation by PF ministers and everyone was shouting game over. PF members walked out and were seeing celebrating outside. The court says it does not have the jurisdiction to hear the petition after the expiry of the […]

kambwili Welcome Sampa Back To PF

kambwili Welcome Sampa Back To PF

  Re-lected Roan Mp Chishimba Kambwili has welcomed the return of former Matero MP Miles sampa Back to PF. Kambwili expressed delight on the return of Miles Sampa in a statement below: “Welcome back home Miles. Thank you for your warm congratulations towards the president elect, the man of action, the people’s choice Edgar Chagwa […]

Amos Chanda: UPND Members Are Half Literates

Amos Chanda: UPND Members Are Half Literates

REPUBLICAN Zambian Presidential press aide Amos Chanda has blown his top after a series of forged statements were issued in his name. Chanda has accused the United Party for National Development (UPND) spin doctors of manufacturing statements in a bid to destabilize the country. Chanda says UPND spin doctors were half literate and falling below […]

Katele: The Pleadings Of HH Were Political

Katele: The Pleadings Of HH Were Political

“Any such matter as may not be handled properly or covered adequately in a constitution or any other law remains a preserve of the people.” My submission during the consitutional conference and remains my principled position. It underpins the fact that real power remains in the hands of the people. Without this thought, constitutional development […]

Opinion: The ConCourt HH Is Crying Out For Justice Today, Tommorrow It Will Be You Crying Out For Justice

Opinion: The ConCourt HH Is Crying Out For Justice Today, Tommorrow It Will Be You Crying Out For Justice

As for the Constitutional Court deferring the matter to a date it had earlier refused what should be realised is that they are setting a precedence for the future. When HH and GBM argued, one point they scored with the Judges is that as Zambians they have a right to be heard. This right to […]

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