Tag Archives: Livingstone By-Elections

UPND lawyers studying petition procedure in Livingstone

The opposition United Party for National Development – UPND  lawyers are still discussing how to proceed with the petition against the just ended  election results in the Livingstone parliamentary by-election. This has been confirmed to ZANIS in Livingstone by UPND Livingstone district spokesperson Neto Halwabala. He claimed that the party has evidence to prove that […]

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 […]

Garry Nkombo and others walk to freedom

Incarcerated Mazabuka opposition UPND Member of Parliament Garry Nkombo and seven members that were arrested and charged with murder in connection with the killing of Harrison Chanda, a ruling PF official have been released. Nkombo and eight others were released in Livingstone where he was being detained with other UPND members. Our Correspondent in Livingstone […]

A group called Gaza in Livingstone to cause violence – Police

A group calling its self Gaza to cause confusion ahead of Livingstone by-election has arrived in the tourist city, the Police says. Southern province Commissioner of Police Charity Katanga revealed on Sunday that the group intend to cause violence in Livingstone ahead of the poll this Thursday, March 14, 2013. She warned that Police will […]

Chanda’s killers will be haunted, curses PF Deputy Secretary General

Bridget Atanga the  ruling Patriotic Front General Secretary has cursed the killers of Monze PF District Chairman Harrison Chanda. Speaking at the burial of Chanda on Friday, Atanga said the killers of Chanda will be haunted. She urged the PF members not to revenge but leave everything in God’s hands and law enforcement agencies. Defence […]

PF not happy with defering of Livingstone by-election

The ruling Patriotic Front Campaign Manager in the postponed Livingstone constituency parliamentary by-election Obvious Mwaliteta has bemoaned the deferment of the polling date from today February 28 to March 14, 2013. Mr Mwaliteta said the postponement of the election would not help stop violent activities in Livingstone because some political parties were allegedly resolved to […]

You cant ban rallies, ECZ tells Solomon Jere

The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) says it is surprised and regrets the banning of campaign rallies by the Zambian Police. Spokesperson Chris Akufuna said in a press statement in Livingstone on Monday  that the Zambia Police has no mandate to ban political rallies. He  explained that it is the ECZ that is mandated to […]

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 […]

Candidates file nominations for Livingstone and Mpongwe by-elections

The filing in of nominations by candidates for the Livingstone and Mponwe parliamentary by-elections have started at the Livingstone City Council and Mpongwe District Councils respectively. Opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy’s (MMD) Fred Siasuntwe was the first candidate to file his nominations at 10:00 hours in Livingstone. Siasuntwe was flanked by nine supporters who were […]