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Posts published in “Day: June 12, 2014

Prof Nkandu Luo Mistakes Boko Haram for Obama

[Zambia Reports]CHIEFS and traditional affairs minister Prof Nkandu Luo recently got embroiled in a faux pas during an address to Lusaka residents protesting the abduction of over 200 Nigerian girls when she referred to Boko Haram as 'Barack Obama'.

Transparency International Warns Zambia On Draconian NGO Act

[Zambia Reports]Transparency International Zambia has warned the Patriotic Front government to remember that the NGO Act of 2009 they are insisting on was partly responsible for the MMD government's loss of power.

Guy Scott Blasts Online Media for Questioning Sata’s Health

[Zambia Reports]Vice President Guy Scott says he believes that Zambian citizens have a right to know the health of their president, but at the same time he attacked online media for publishing details about it.

Parley Summons Were Misplaced, Says Hichilema

[Zambia Reports]United Party for National Development, UPND, leader Hakainde Hichilema says he would never have appeared before the parliamentary select committee that had been constituted to question him and other opposition leaders over the role oppo...

MMD to Contest Mangango

[Zambia Reports]MMD president Nevers Mumba says his party will field a candidate in Mangango Constituency when the by-election is held next month.

Confusion Mars Kabimba’s Trip to Chipata

[Zambia Reports]SCORES of Patriotic Front (PF) members on Tuesday night verbally abused the party's Eastern Province chairperson Lameck Mangani and threatened to beat him for allegedly being treacherous and working against President Sata.

Constitution Making Process Has Lost Direction

[Zambia Reports]Youth Vision Zambia says the constitution making process has lost direction given that any minister in the Patriotic Front government can make statements.

Guy Scott Ignorant On Constitution – Batuke Imenda

[Zambia Reports]United Party for National Development, UPND, national coordinator Batuke Imenda has charged that Vice-President Guy Scott displayed massive ignorance of constitutional making processes in the country when he featured on the a ZNBC telev...

Fodep Calls for Revision of Chiefs Act

[Zambia Reports]The Foundation for Democratic Process has called for the revision of the Chiefs Act to protect the rights of traditional leaders.

Arrogance of the Worst Kind

[Zambia Reports]When Mutembo Nchito did a 'donchi kubeba' on the Lucky Mulusa-led Parliamentary Select Committee set up to ratify his appointment as the Director of Public Prosecutions, DPP, he must have known exactly what he was up to. His ratificatio...

Police Block HH From Giving Away Mealie Meal in Mindolo

[Zambia Reports]Reports coming from the Copperbelt indicate that the police are refusing people from receiving the free mealie meal donated by UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema after their houses were demolished by the council police.