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Speaker Disagrees With Concourt

[Times of Zambia] SPEAKER of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has said he does not agree with the Constitutional Court's ruling that the Speaker has no Constitutional mandate to interpret the law and the Republican Constitution.

Speaker Requests for Statement On Forest 27

[Times of Zambia] SPEAKER of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has directed Lands Minister Jean Kapata to render a ministerial statement in Parliament on Thursday next week regarding developments at Forest 27.

Zambian President Critic Kambwili Loses Parliamentary Seat

[Times of Zambia] THERE was jubilation in the PF ranks of Parliament yesterday after House Speaker Patrick Matibini announced declared outspoken MP, Chishimba Kambwili 's seat vacant, paving the way for a by-election in his Roan Constituency in three m...

Yali Wants Chilanga Vacancy Reversed

[Zambia Reports] The Young African Leaders Network (YALI) says that Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini should explain while he has declared the Chilanga parliamentary seat despite incumbent Keith Mukata appealing his sentence.

Matibini Gives Mweetwa a Lecture on Legal Issues

[Zambia Reports] Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini handed Choma Central Member of Parliament Cornelius Mweetwa a law lesson in the house when the latter claimed that his Itezhi Tezhi counterpart Greyford Monde was out of order to be in ...

Kambwili Out of Order for Labelling Nkombo Tribal – Speaker

[Zambia Reports] Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has ruled Information Minister Chishimba Kambwili out of order for having labelled Mazabuka Central Member of Parliament Garry Nkombo tribal for saying the people of Southern Province w...

Low Quality Debate Upsets Matibini

[Zambia Reports] The Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini showed his growing impatience with Members of Parliament who have shown lack of full comprehension of the newly amended constitution.

Matibini Stands Tall On New Constitution

[Zambia Reports] The Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has assured parliament that he will guard against constitutional breaches in light of the newly amended constitution.

Matibini Brings Bweengwa Violence to Parliament

[Zambia Reports] Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has asked Home Affairs Minister Davies Mwila to issue a ministerial statement on the Bweengwa violence.

Matibini Ejects Levy Ngoma From Parliament

[Zambia Reports] Matters boiled over in parliament during a discussion on a spate of political violence with the Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini ejecting Sinda Member of Parliament Levy Ngoma.

Matibini Chides MPs Over New Constitution

[Zambia Reports] Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini showed some measure of impatience with some Members of Parliament whom he admonished for not understanding the constitution that they amended recently.

MPs Want RB Immunity Restored

[Zambia Reports] The call for the reinstatement of former President Rupiah Banda's immunity has repeatedly surfaced in parliament with the Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini dodgy on the matter.

Speaker Demands Ministerial Statement On MMD Fracas

[Zambia Reports] The Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has instructed Home Affairs Minister Davies Mwila to give a ministerial statement on the fracas at the MMD secretariat on Monday.

Constitution Bill Deferred to Next Tuesday

[Zambia Reports] Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has assured parliament that the constitution amendment bill will be tabled in parliament next week.

Jack Mwiimbu Disrespecting Parliament, Says Matibini

[Zambia Reports] Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has censured Monze Central Member of Parliament Jack Mwiimbu for storming out of parliament last week after having risen on a point of order.

Speaker Orders Education Minister to Explain Grade 9 Examination Fiasco

[Zambia Reports] Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has ordered General Education Minister Dr John Phiri to issue a Ministerial Statement on the happenings concerning grade nine Information and Communication Technology examinations.

Go to Court On Mulenga Sata’s Ward Vacancy

[Zambia Reports] Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini says those that want Mulenga Sata's Kabulonga ward seat declared vacant should go to court.

Speaker Matibini Overstepped His Powers When He Expelled GBM

[Zambian Watchdog] Patrick Matibini might be a lawyer and a former judge, but he is not a judge and therefore has no powers to interpret the provisions of the Republican Constitution. That is the role of courts. The question is not whether the decision...

Assuming Role of Judge, Speaker Says GBM Is No Longer MP for Kasama

[Zambian Watchdog] Acting as a court of law which interprets laws, Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has ruled that Geoffrey Mwamba is no longer MP for Kasama. It is actually the court which is supposed to say so not a speaker of parlia...