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Lubinda-led PF clique plans to destabilise peace – police

By JAMES KUNDA – THE police have credible information that the Patriotic Front (PF) faction led by Given Lubinda has plans to destabilise public peace and order.The police have since warned that they will not tolerate such behaviour from any opposition party member.Police spokesperson Rae Hamoonga said in Lusaka yesterday that the law enforcement wing […]

PF SG reports Lubinda, Nakacinda to police for trespass

By SHARON KALIMBULA – PATRIOTIC Front Secretary General Morgan Ng’ona has reported the Given Lubinda and Raphael Nakacinda group to the police for breaking the locks at the party secretariat and holding a meeting there.Police spokesperson Rae Hamoonga confirmed the that police had received a report of malicious damage to property and criminal trespass against […]

ECL to blame for chaos in PF

THE continued leadership wrangles in Zambia’s largest opposition political party, the Patriotic Front (PF), are bad for the growth of Zambia’s democracy which has been growing steadily since the country’s return to a multiparty dispensation in 1990.After serving as Zambia’s ruling party for 10 years, the PF was supposed to have turned itself into a […]

Deal with traitors, MP appeals to DPP

By JAMES KUNDA – A PARLIAMENTARY backbencher has branded Patriotic Front acting president Given Lubinda, secretary general Raphael Nakacinda, spokesperson Emmanuel Mwamba, Socialist Party leader Fred M’membe and Economic and Equity Party leader Chilufya Tayali as unpatriotic citizens who should face the law.Bweengwa United Party for National Development (UPND) Member of Parliament Kasautu Michelo said […]

PF woes deepen

By JAMES KUNDA – TWO Patriotic Front (PF) Members of Parliament have denounced the central committee reshuffles announced by acting president Given Lubinda, describing the action as a ploy to push for the comeback of former president Edgar Lungu Read more

Court throws out Lubinda’s application

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – THE Lusaka magistrate court has dismissed an application by Patriotic Front (PF) acting president Given Lubinda (right) to stay criminal proceedings in a matter he is charged with five counts of possessing property linked to crime pending the determination of a matter in the High Court.Read more

Lubinda arrested

By CHUSA SICHONE-PATRIOTIC Front vice-president Given Lubinda yesterday spent part of his 60th birthday behind bars after police charged and arrested him for failure to appear before the National Assembly of Zambia’s Committee on Privileges and Absences. Read more

Lubinda court case adjourned to April 24

By FELIX NKINKE –THE case in which former Agriculture Minister Given Lubinda is accused of being in possession of property reasonably suspected to be proceeds of crime was adjourned to allow the defence team to study the evidence submitted by the state witness. Read more

PF push general conference to next year

By JAMES KUNDA-THE Patriotic Front (PF) has once more procrastinated the holding of its general conference, this time to the end of the first quarter of next year.The PF Central Committee has set the last Saturday and Sunday of March, 2023 as provisional days under which the party’s general conference will be held.PF acting president […]

I’ve Given Up Kabwata – Lubinda

[Times of Zambia] Justice Minister Given Lubinda says he will not re-contest as Kabwata PF Member of Parliament after serving for 20 years consecutively.

You’ll Be Left Behind, Justice Minister Warns Opposition

[Times of Zambia] Justice Minister Given Lubinda has insisted that the Government will proceed with the Constitution refinement roadmap, with or without the participation of opposition political parties.

Parliament Shelves Access to Information Bill

[Zambia Reports] Justice Minister Given Lubinda has ruled out the presentation of the Access to information bill and the Public Order ACT in Parliament for enactment and amendment respectively in the current sitting.

We Can’t Win All Cases – Lubinda

[Times of Zambia] Justice Minister Given Lubinda has said that Zambians should not expect all prosecutions to result in convictions because the role of trials is to assist the courts in reaching a fair and just decision.

Ensure Easy Access to Legal Services, Legal Aid Board Told

[Times of Zambia] Justice Minister Given Lubinda has implored the newly-appointed Legal Aid board members to ensure easy access to legal services in criminal and civil cases to people that cannot afford to hire private legal practitioners.

Justice System Reforms Progressing Well – Lubinda

[Times of Zambia] JUSTICE Minister Given Lubinda says steady progress is being made by the Government in the reformation of the legal and justice system to address challenges such as congestion in correctional facilities.

‘Vote Yes in Referendum’

[Times of Zambia] AGRICULTURE Minister Given Lubinda has told Zambians that any opposition leader asking them to boycott the YES referendum vote, is campaigning for homosexuality in Zambia.

Lubinda Confident of Scooping Kabwata With Ease

[Zambia Reports] Long-serving Kabwata Member of Parliament Given Lubinda has delivered a perfect response to those alleging that he has overstayed in parliament pointing to the fact that he has always been overwhelmingly retained by his constituents.

Maize Floor Price Still K75/50kg, Says Lubinda

[Times of Zambia] THE Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has maintained the maize floor price for the 2016/2017 crop marketing season at K75 per 50 kilogramme (kg) bag, Agriculture Minister Given Lubinda has said.