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Posts published in June 2014

VJ, LAZ Cautions Over Constitution

[Zambia Reports]Veteran politician Vernon Mwaanga says it will be very difficult for the Patriotic Front government to convince the masses to vote for them in 2016 if they do not deliver a people driven constitution.

Drama At the MMD NEC Meeting

[Zambia Reports]It is now public knowledge that the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) National Executive Committee (NEC) stripped its two vice Presidents and three others of their titles.

MMD to Convene NEC Today

[Zambia Reports]The Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) party is convening a National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting today to discuss among other items the expulsion of its two Vice Presidents.

Kabimba Enjoying ‘Presidential’ Privileges

[Zambia Reports]With rumours circulating regarding President Michael Sata's fading health, a battle for succession is taking place within the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) as numerous members have begun aggressively campaigning.

MMD Strips NEC Memberships of Rebel Members

[Zambia Reports]During a highly contentious meeting of the National Executive Council (NEC) of the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) held today at the Chrismar Hotel in Lusaka, the group resolved to strip NEC membership of Vice President Michael ...

Kwacha Fall Increases Poverty, Says Hichilema

[Zambia Reports]The continual sliding of the Kwacha is not only an indication of the PF's failure to run the economy, but it actually borders on economic sabotage.

Police Surround Upnd Officials in Rural Chinsali

[Zambia Reports]The Zambia Police have continued their intimidation of opposition political parties by surrounding Titanic Lodge in Kasama where opposition United Party for National Development are holding an indoor meeting.

Can Rupiah Banda Get a Fair Trial?

[Zambia Reports]From the very beginning, it has been impossible to ignore the political dimensions driving the Zambian government's case against former President Rupiah Banda.

‘Gay Sex’ Accused Still in Jail

[AI London]The protracted detention of two Zambian men accused of having sex is an affront to all who believe in fundamental human rights, equality and non-discrimination and they should be released immediately, said Amnesty International today.