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Posts tagged as “United Party for National Development”

HH hitting the right chords

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 […]

‘Don’t be swayed by political propaganda’

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

Pathologist testifies in Nsama, Kaunda murder case

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...

Zambian economy headed for boom

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 […]

2023 Budget: Expectations high

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 […]

Buoyant economic fundamentals in ‘New Dawn’

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 […]

Seven eye Kwacha seat on UPND ticket

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 […]

‘New Dawn’ has scored success on Rule of law

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 […]

Hichilema On Right Path in Forging Zambia Forward

[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...

Nsama, Kaunda Shooting – Inquest Debate Heats Up

[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.

Zambia Opposition Leader HH Lauds Malawi On Electoral Justice

[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.

Court Acquits Four Opposition Supporters

[Times of Zambia] Four United Party for National Development (UPND) supporters facing two counts of being in possession of offensive material have been acquitted.

Hichilema Joins Cholera Fight

[Zambia Reports] The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) has signed up for the fight against cholera.

Murder Accused MP Asks Court to Cite Online Media for Contempt

[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...

No Offensive Weapons At Opposition Secretariat – Police

[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.

Murder Accused Opposition Politician in Fresh Bid For Freedom

[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...

Opposition MPs Petition Speaker Over Fire Tenders

[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.