[CPJ] On December 31, 2022, and January 1, 2023, supporters of Zambia's ruling United Party for National Development (UPND) raided two radio stations and disrupted broadcasts by Chilufya Tayali, president of the opposition Economic and Equity Party, ac...
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By KENNEDY LIMWANYA – THE year 2002 has ended just a few days after the Zambian people were informed that President Hakainde Hichilema had assented to two bills which led to the abolition of the mandatory death penalty and the law pertaining to criminal defamation of the president.The Penal Code (Amendment) Bill Number 25 of […]
By JOSEPH BANDA –THE United Party for National Development (UPND) has urged Zambians not to be swayed by political propaganda mounted by the opposition that the New Dawn Government has not done anything in the period it has been in office. Read more
By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE-STATE Pathologist Luchenga Mucheleng’anga has testified in a matter a police officer is charged with the shooting of National Prosecutions Authority (NPA) senior prosecutor Nsama Chipyoka and United Party for National Develop...
IT is indisputable that the economic environment in the country has been improving with each month that passes.If the levels in terms of economic fundamentals are anything to go by Zambia’s economy is headed for boom.Due to resilience and clarity of thought of the new government administration, the economy has recorded a 180-degree spin in […]
By JUDITH NAMUTOWE, KENNEDY MUPESENI and JAMES KUNDAFINANCE and National Planning Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane is today scheduled to present the 2023 National Budget to Parliament, the second of the United Party for National Development (UPND) Administration.Dr Musokotwane last year proposed a K172.9billion as estimates of expenditure for the financial year January, 2022 to December, 2022.Read […]
AS I was preparing for this article, I thought of how one could describe the one year of the United Party for National Development (UPND) in government and the word that came to mind is thrilling.The word thrilling means exciting, breathtaking, awe-inspiring, awesome, rousing, exhilarating, stimulating and gripping.Due to resilience and clarity of thought of […]
By KENNEDY MUPESENI-THE United Party for National Development (UPND) has so far received seven applications for the Kwacha Constituency parliamentary nominations ahead of by-elections on September 15, 2022.UPND Copperbelt deputy spokesperson Godfrey Kamangu said the ruling party around the province has intensified preparations for the Kwacha and Kabushi seats, in Kitwe and Ndola respectively.The two […]
By JOWIT SALUSEKI-IF there is one bigger achievement that the United Party for National Development (UPND) administration, apart from employing civil servants, can be credited for since assuming office last year, it is the restoration of the rule of law.The rule of law is a key factor for stable, broad-based economic growth.While there still might […]
[CPJ] At around 8 p.m. on December 1, 2021, approximately 20 people who identified themselves as supporters of Zambia's ruling United Party for National Development (UPND) forcibly entered Mpika FM, a community radio station in the northeastern town of...
[Africa Check] On 17 November 2021, Zambian member of parliament for Kabwata Levy Mkandawire died after a road accident. He was a member of the ruling United Party for National Development (UPND).
[Times of Zambia] President-elect Hakainde Hichilema's reassurance that the ruling United Party for National Development (UPND) is determined to restore Zambia's rightful place as a bastion of peace and stability will enhance the country's image in the...
[Times of Zambia] The debate on whether to have an inquest into the killing of State prosecutor Nsama Nsama and United Party for National Development (UPND) sympathiser Joseph Kaunda or not has continued.
[Nyasa Times] The Zambian main opposition, United Party for National Development (UPND), has lauded Malawi on its handling of the 2019 presidential election in which the court ruled that it be nullified and that fresh elections be held in 150 days.
[Times of Zambia] Four United Party for National Development (UPND) supporters facing two counts of being in possession of offensive material have been acquitted.
[Zambia Reports] The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) has signed up for the fight against cholera.
[Times of Zambia] Murder accused Keith Mukata, who is Chilanga Member of Parliament (MP), has asked the Lusaka High Court to cite online media houses, on allegedly run by the United Party for National Development (UPND), for contempt for publishing wha...
[Times of Zambia] The police have said no offensive weapons were found at the United Party for National Development (UPND) secretariat in Lusaka, which was searched by police officers at the weekend.
[Times of Zambia] Chilanga United Party for National Development (UPND) Member of Parliament (MP) Keith Mukata and his partner Charmaine Musonda have asked the Lusaka High Court to acquit them of a murder charge because the State has failed to establis...
[Zambia Reports] The opposition United Party for National Development says it has petitioned Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini to institute an inquiry in the purchase of the 42 fire tenders at US$42 million.