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ZANIS Report on Livingstone election violence: Police arrests UPND cadres for allegedly abducting PF official

Two UPND cadres have been arrested by police in Livingstone for allegedly abducting and assaulting a PF Stream Chairman for Dambwa Site and Service. Southern Province Police Commissioner Charity Katanga confirmed the development to journalists during a press briefing held at her office today. Mrs Katanga said Cephas Bbuku, 45 of house number 6564 Olympia […]

Faustina Sinyangwe’s vehicle smashed

MMD National Women Chairperson Faustina Sinyanwe’s vihecle has been smashed hacked by suspected ruling Patriotic Front – PF members on the Copperbelt’s Mpongwe district. The incident happened just a few hours past midnight and MMD members who were found at the guest house where the incident happened said they were woken up to the sound […]

Livingstone town deserted as HH is charged and locked up

Livingstone city was deserted Tuesday evening after the protests following the arrest of Hakainde Hichilema and other senior UPND leaders with two Members of Parliament. Our Southern province correspondent says the central district and the usual busy Livingstone city was quite Tuesday evening as people kept in-doors, shops, take-aways and pubs closed  after Police earlier […]

Police holding UPND leaders over the killing of a PF cadre

The Police in Livingstone are holding UPND campaign manager who is also Mazabuka UPND MP Garry Nkombo and other UPND members over the death of a PF cadre killed last evening. The UPND leaders are being held at Livingstone Central Police station as investigations have been launched in the killing which is reportedly to have […]

Sit UPND down over Mapatizya formula, SACCORD tells ECZ

The Southern African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (SACCORD) has called on the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to sit down with the United Party for National Development (UPND) for a clear explanation of its Mapatizya formula. The Southern African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of DISPUTE (SACCORD) has called on the Electoral […]

Police warns UPND against use of Mapatizya formula

Police has warned the opposition UPND against using the Mapatizya formula tactic in the forthcoming by-elections which is associated with violence. The Police issued the warning Sunday saying it will not tolerate any act of violence during the by-elections. The application of the Mapatizya formula in the forthcoming by-elections is being talked about in the […]