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Court grants Jay Jay fresh application

By JULIUS PHIRI – THE Chipata Magistrate’s Court has allowed an application to hear a preliminary inquiry into fresh charges slapped on Petauke Independent Member of Parliament (MP) Emmanuel Jay Banda.The court granted the application after defense counsel David Banda from Messrs JMP Associate made a fresh application before Principal Resident Magistrate Borniface Mwala yesterday.In […]

Jay Jay detained!

By SHARON KALIMBULA – PETAUKE Central Independent Member of Parliament Emmanuel Banda was yesterday morning discharged from Maina Soko Medical Centre and was immediately detained for further interviews as police continue investigations into his alleged abduction.Police public relations officer Rae Hamoonga said that Mr Banda also known as “Jay Jay” was discharged after receiving the […]

‘Jay Jay Abduction Fake!’

[Times of Zambia] Member of Parliament for Petauke Central Emmanuel Jay Jay Banda hatched the plot of his alleged abduction in a futile attempt to discredit the Government.

‘Petauke MP fantasized on Hamasaka’

By JOSEPH BANDAA LAW firm representing State House Chief Communication Specialist Clayson Hamasaka has said that Petauke Member of Parliament (MP) Emmanuel Banda may not have been in a proper state of mind when he instructed his lawyers to write a letter to Mr Hamasaka concerning his alleged abduction.Mweemba and Company, in a letter to […]

East chiefs condemn tribalist MPs

By JULIUS PHIRI, EMILY KUWEMA and JAMES KUNDA – CHIEFS MNUKWA of the Ngoni speaking of Chipangali District and Mumbi of the Nsenga speaking people of Petauke have distanced themselves from rhetoric bordering on tribalism, incitement, division and ethnic hatred by parliamentarians who claim that they speak for the people of the Eastern Province. Read […]

‘Stop the reckless talk’

By CHUSA SICHONE – IT is highly mischievous and seditious for politicians and social media commentators to issue reckless statements about the matter concerning the circumstances of the disappearance of Petauke lawmaker Emmanuel ‘Jay Jay’ Banda, Home Affairs and Internal Security Minister Jack Mwiimbu has warned.The minister cited FDD president Edith Nawakwi and Brebnar Changala, […]

‘Allow police to probe’

By CLEOPATRA MWAMBA – GOVERNMENT says Zambians should not politicise the disappearance of Petauke Member of Parliament, Emmanuel Jay Jay Banda but let police thoroughly investigate the matter.Reacting to some reports that the Government had a hand in the disappearance of the parliamentarian, Information and Media Minister and Chief Government spokesperson Cornelius Mweetwa said his […]

Petauke Central MP axed from parley

By JAMES KUNDA – PETAUKE Central Independent Member of Parliament (MP) Emmanuel Banda has been handed a two-week suspension from all National Assembly activities for demeaning the decorum of the House.And the National Assembly has revised its sitting arrangement to accommodate new Leader of the Opposition Robert Chabinga on the front bench, with his predecessor […]

Media’s role in raising awareness on decentralisation

By JULIUS PHIRI – DECENTRALISATION is usually referred to as the transfer of powers from central government to lower levels in a political –administrative and territorial hierarchy.Decentralisation facilitates fiscal competition between jurisdictions, in particular when households are mobile between sub-national governments.Decentralisation also enhances competition within municipalities and within regions.The decentralisation was the transfer of responsibilities, […]

Pensioners ask WCFCB to provide venture loans

By CHATULA KANGALI – SOME pensioners under the Workers Compensation Fund Control Board (WCFCB) have called for the provision of loans by the fund to enable them venture into entrepreneurship.The pensioners said the provision of loans would enable them reduce dependency on their monthly pensions.Brighton Phiri of Petauke District, who was retired in 1995 at […]

Girl (17) Commits Suicide After Family Blocks Marriage

[Times of Zambia] A SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD girl of Petauke in Eastern Province has committed suicide after her family discouraged her from getting married to her 20-year-old boyfriend.

Petauke Contender, Josat Changa, Jumps Ship

[Zambia Reports] Independent Petauke Central candidate Josat Changa has jumped ship midway through the election campaign joining the ruling Patriotic Front.

Nampundwe Bashes Petauke Utd

[Times of Zambia] NAMPUNDWE, who last year missed promotion to the MTN-FAZ premier Division by two points, have started this year breathing fire and at the weekend bashed Petauke United to straight away go top of Zone-One of Division One.

Voting Closes in Petauke, Counting Now On

[Zambia Reports] Voting in Petauke has closed with some observers describing the turn out as average. Counting is now underway and the winner is expected to be known by midnight.

Voting Closes in Petauke, Counting Now On

[Zambia Reports] Voting in Petauke has closed with some observers describing the turn out as average. Counting is now underway and the winner is expected to be known by midnight.

Dora Siliya Headed for Landslide Victory in Petauke

[Zambia Reports] Dora Siliya, the PF candidate in the Petauke by-election, is headed for a landslide victory after early results show significant margins with her closest rival UPND's Allan Zulu trailing far behind. Petauke Central has 53 polling stati...

Dora Siliya Headed for Landslide Victory in Petauke

[Zambia Reports] Dora Siliya, the PF candidate in the Petauke by-election, is headed for a landslide victory after early results show significant margins with her closest rival UPND's Allan Zulu trailing far behind. Petauke Central has 53 polling stati...

Voting Underway in Petauke, Mulobezi and Malambo

[Zambia Reports] Constituents in Malambo, Petauke and Mulobezi are finally having a chance to elect their area Members of Parliament after a two year period without representation in parliament.

Voting Underway in Petauke, Mulobezi and Malambo

[Zambia Reports] Constituents in Malambo, Petauke and Mulobezi are finally having a chance to elect their area Members of Parliament after a two year period without representation in parliament.