Tag Archives: Zambian news

HH promises Students: I won’t be detracted by propaganda messages against me and UPND

Opposition UPND president Hakainde Hichilema says he will not be detracted by those bent on distorting his messages to suit their personal agendas in order to keep misleading Zambians about his character. Speaking when he addressed students from various learning institutions in Lusaka last night, Mr. Hichilema maintained that integrity in politics was paramount, but […]

FODEP condemns Government for blackmailing voters

The Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) has condemned the Zambian government for electoral blackmail and corruption. In a press release to Zambian Eye, FODEP Executive Director McDonald Chipenzi stated that the report is a summary of the campaigns held ahead of the Katuba by-election. “FODEP observed with concern the continued use of blackmail by the […]

ZESCO starts operating in Pemba District

The Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation (ZESCO) has established its presence in the newly created district of Pemba. This is the Power company’s response to calls by the residents for it’s physical presence in the area to address the electricity needs of the growing population. ZESCO Area Manager Clement Kuyela said that his company has since […]

High Court stops PF from expelling GBM

Former Defence Minister Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba (GBM) has been granted an injunction restraining the Patriotic Front (PF) from expelling him from the party. This follows a resolution by the Northern province Executive Committee recommended to Central Committee that GBM who is Kasama Central Member of Parliament be expelled for insubordination. High Court Judge Anne Sharpe […]

Zambia’s Chamber of Mines upbeat about country’s mining future

CBM-TEC event will gather 1500 mining experts in Kitwe in April The CEO of the Chamber of Mines of Zambia, Mrs Maureen J Dlamini, says there is still a huge potential for green fields operations with high grade copper and other minerals available for exploitation in that country. The Chamber’s President, Mr. Emmanuel Mutati, heads […]

Point Blank: Who will win in 2016?

By Patrick Sikana Yes we are more than two years away to the voting day. And yes a lot is likely to happen between now and then which could tilt the political landscape for or against different actors on the political landscape in Zambia. But winning any election anywhere boils down to two things: the […]

UPND advise Sata’s aid to get adequate academic credentials

United Party for National Development (UPND) has advised President Michael Sata’s Press Aid, George Chellah, to get adequate academic credentials for the job he holds so that he could be relevant in modern government and governance system. This is according to the press statement released today by UPND deputy secretary general Kachunga Simusamba. The UPND […]

We shall give free fertilisers to farmers – UPND

United Party for National Development (UPND) has promised to give farmers free fertilisers for the first three years of its formation of government, reports Zambian Eye News Editor Thom Shonga. Outlining UPND’s agricultural policy in a recent interview on the Zambian Eye Hot Seat facebook interactive program, UPND Director for Policy and Research Dr Choolwe […]

Despite lack of funds, we may pull a surprise in Katuba – Fr. Bwalya

Frank Bwalya says his Alliance for Better Zambia (ABZ)candidate is doing well in the campaigns ahead of Katuba by-election. Fr. Bwalya says his party may just pull a surprise and win its first seat in Katuba when polls take place February 25. He says ABZ has been holding successful meetings. “Where others are failing to […]