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Posts published in “Day: June 16, 2017

President Lungu Mum on Suspended Opposition MPs

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has declined to give his position on the suspension of 48 UPND Members of Parliament by Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini.

Opposition Party Wrangles Deepen

[Zambia Reports] The disintegration of the FDD has continued with the warring factions refusing to reconcile after the High Court quashed Edith Nawakwi's decision to expel her vice president Chifumu Banda.

Jailed Opposition Leader Hichilema Faces More Charges

[Zambia Reports] The knives are out for incarcerated United Party for National Development (UPND) Hakainde Hichilema with police instituting investigations on his alleged issuance of disparaging and contemptuous remarks against Speaker of the National ...

The Cost of Being a Disciple of Prudency

[Zambia Reports] The dismissal of seasoned administrator Simataa Simataa cannot pass without comment. Soccer followers may have noted that Simataa has been at the heart of the football revolution that has been taking place at Queansmead Stadium (origin...

Ruling Party Backs Suspension of Opposition MPs

[Zambia Reports] Patriotic Front Deputy Secretary General Mumbi Phiri says it is surprising to hear claims by some people that the suspension of UPND Members of Parliament is unconstitutional.

Suspension of Opposition MPs ‘Illegal’

[Zambia Reports] Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Governance Advisor Isaac Mwanza says the 30 days suspension slapped on 48 UPND Members of Parliament by the Speaker of the National Assembly is illegal.