[Nation] Zambia's governing party has been dealt a blow by the Constitutional Court after it ordered Cabinet ministers to vacate their offices.
Posts published in “Day: August 9, 2016”
[allAfrica] Government action against the opposition newspaper, The Post, appears to be part of "a politically motivated attempt...to silence a persistent critic to hold on to power" in this week's election, says a new report.
[Zambia Reports] The Patriotic Front have given their take on the violence in Mtendere Township where footage showing ruling party cadres attacking an opposition United Party for National Development campaign team.
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu says he will oblige with the ruling of the Constitutional Court that ordered ministers to vacate their offices and repay the salaries and allowances drawn after the dissolution of parliament.
[African Arguments] As Zambia gets ready to vote in a tight contest this Thursday, presidential challenger and UPND candidate Hakainde Hichilema puts forward his case for why the country needs a new government.
[CISA] Lusaka -Bishop Evans Chinyama Chinyemba of the Catholic Diocese of Mongu has urged the faithful to pray for peace in the country and to vote in next week's elections.
[Ethiopian Herald] The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it is working to free 438 Ethiopian migrants jailed in Zambia and Zimbabwe prisons.
[Zambia Reports] The Constitutional Court has perhaps delivered its first real blow by ruling that cabinet ministers vacate their offices with immediate effect and payback the salaries and allowances drawn during the period after the dissolution of par...
[Zambia Reports] Copperbelt Minister Mwenya Musenge is having a tough time to retain his seat in parliament with serious competition put up by former PF Chimwemwe constituency chairperson Elias Mwila, an independent.
[Zambia Reports] Opposition United Party for National Development President Hakainde Hichilema has struck a resigned tone to failure with his latest remarks that he senses manipulation in Thursday's general elections.
[Zambia Reports] Police have arrested another batch of opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) running mate Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba's Kasama residence.
[Zambia Reports] Government has finally broken the silence on the International Press Institute's sentiments on the closure of The Post Newspapers.
[Zambia Reports] Six people including two juveniles died on the spot after the Freight Liner truck registration No. ALE 7884, trailer no. ALL 9029T driven by Godwin Chitaulo 44 years of Lusaka's SOS area careered off the road and overturned on the Maza...
[Zambia Reports] Hakainde Hchilema says his party has been vindicated after the Constitutional Court ordered ministers to vacate office following the dissolution of parliament.
[Zambia Reports] The European Union Election Observation Mission has deployed 56 short term observers to reinforce its team in the ten provinces ahead of the 11th August elections.
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has challenged the people championing a 'No' vote for the referendum to reflect what the benefit will be to the citizens.
[Zambia Reports] Fourth Republican president Rupiah Banda addressed five campaign meetings in Chadiza on Sunday making a strong case for an overwhelming vote for incumbent President Edgar Chagwa Lungu. The meetings took place in Zemba, Naviruli and Chi...
[Zambia Reports] The Movement for Multiparty Democracy may be facing challenges with leadership, but the party still has some strong contenders at parliamentary levels as the case is in Kamfinsa constituency in Kitwe.
[Zambia Reports] The respected Forbes Magazine sat down to discuss Zambia's presidential and general election with the country's fourth Republican president.
[African Arguments] Last year's election was won by a margin of 27,000 votes. With both leading candidates having a lot to lose, this Thursday's could be just as close.