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Posts published in “Day: February 3, 2015

George Chellah Fired

[Zambia Reports]President Edgar Lungu has fired former State House Special Assistant (for Press and Public Relations), George Chellah from the civil service ending the former Post Newspaper reporter's three-year affair with government.

Edgar Is a Humble and Attentive Leader, Says RB

[Zambia Reports]Former Republican President Rupiah Banda says it is not his responsibility to tell President Edgar Lungu how he should lead the country.

UPND to Back Mambilima’s Ratification As Chief Justice

[Zambia Reports]The Justice Ireene Mambilima effect seems to have softened even her harshest critics with the opposition United Party for National Development saying they will support her ratification in parliament for the lofty position of Chief Justice.

State Journalists Cry Out to Edgar Lungu

[Zambia Reports]The Zambia Union of Journalists has reached out to President Edgar Lungu to save the debt ridden public media institutions.

When a Top Lusaka Lawyer Is Caught in an Adulterous Web

[Zambia Reports]LUSAKA lawyer Mutakela Lisimba has been cited in a divorce petition and accused of committing adultery with Bwalya Mwamba Nyambe, daughter of finance minister Alexander Chikwanda.

‘Dogs’ Just Bark, Says Chilufya Tayali

[Zambia Reports]ZWD cried day and night claiming madam [Lombe] Chibesakunda is occupying her office illegally because she has reached 65 years of age which is the retirement age for the Supreme Court judges.

Mulongoti Wants RDA Out of State House

[Zambia Reports]The quarrelsome side of People's Party president Mike Mulongoti with ruling parties after supporting them during elections is on show again as he has warned that keeping the operation of the Road Development Agency at State House has se...

Narep Welcomes Mambilima’s Appointment

[Zambia Reports]Opposition National Restoration Party (NAREP) are lining up to praise the appointment of new Chief Justice Ireen Mambilima.

PVT Caused Confusion – ECZ

[Zambia Reports]The Electoral Commission of Zambia has spoken on the chaos caused by the controversial Parallel Vote Tabulation conducted by rival political parties during the January, 20 presidential elections.

Pres. Lungu Impresses Again, Faces Journalists Head On

[Zambia Reports]The taboo of the President not taking questions from journalists after attending international assignments has been broken with new Republican President Edgar Lungu addressing local scribes before he headed to Lusaka from Ethiopia.

Barotse Activists Considering Dialogue With Edgar Lungu

[Zambia Reports]The Barotse Royal Establishment says they will deliberate over Republican President Edgar Lungu's offer for dialogue over the touchy issue of the Barotseland Agreement of 1964.

Lungu Shuffles Security Detail

[Zambia Reports]President Edgar Lungu is expected to make a few changes to the security detail assigned to protect him.

Mambilima Appointment Welcome, but Constitution Is Priority – OYV

[Zambia Reports]The recent appointment of Ireen Mambilima as the new Chief Justice, replacing the interim Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda, has been welcomed by Mr. Guess Nyirenda of Operation Young Vote (OYV), however, the organisation empashises that...

George Chellah Quietly Moves to Hide Wealth

[Zambia Reports]George Chellah, the estranged former press aide to late President Michael Sata has started stashing away his wealth for fear of being nabbed, an intelligence source tells Zambia Reports.

Cadres Storm MMD Secretariat

[Zambia Reports]The struggle for control of one of Zambia's largest political parties has taken on the appearance of a cat and mouse chase.