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Scotland Praises Director of Public Prosecutions Over Hichilema

[Times of Zambia] The Commonwealth has praised the decision by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Lillian Siyuni to drop treason charges against United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema, saying the move will help...

Police Block Opposition From Holding Meetings

[Zambia Reports] The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) has written to the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) over being denied an opportunity to hold public meetings where local government by-elections are due to take place.

The Politics of Honorary Doctorates

[Zambia Reports] The politics of honorary doctorates refuse to wither off the Zambian political landscape with United Party for National Development (UPND) vice president Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba become the latest doctor in town.

Suspended Opposition MPs Return

[Times of Zambia] THE suspension of the 46 United Party for National Development (UPND) members of Parliament (MPs) by the Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has been lifted.

Suspension of Opposition MPs Paves Way for One-Way Legislation

[Zambia Reports] The suspension of 48 United Party for National Development was long coming. For a long time they had been pushing to see how far the Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini could go in tolerating their innuendos and at times ...

Govt Played No Part in Suspension of Opposition MPs – Spokesman

[RFI] Zambia's government has moved to distance itself from the suspension of 48 opposition MPs who have been slapped with a 30-day ban from the country's parliament. The United Party for National Development (UPND) lawmakers were on Tuesday suspended ...

48 Opposition MPs Suspended For Snubbing President’s Speech

[Times of Zambia] Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini yesterday suspended for 30 days the 48 United Party for National Development (UPND) Members of Parliament (MPs) that boycotted President Edgar Lungu's recent address to the National As...

Did Opposition Politicians Call For Withdrawal of Donor Support?

[Times of Zambia] The Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) has slammed opposition political party leaders that have called for the withdrawal of donor support because of the incarceration of United Party for National Development (UPND) president H...

All Eyes On Lawmakers As Parliament Resumes Sitting

[Zambia Reports] The fifth session of the 12th National Assembly opens today with the focus on whether the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) Members of Parliament will turn up or not.

South African Opposition Leader Maimane to Attend Hichilema Trial

[DA] Tomorrow, Friday 26 May 2017, Democratic Alliance (DA) Leader, Mmusi Maimane, will attend the treason trial of Mr. Hakainde Hichilema, the detained President of Zambia's largest opposition party - the United Party for National Development (UPND) -...

Opposition’s Banda Quits Politics

[Zambia Reports] United Party for National Development (UPND) Lundazi Central losing candidate, Frackson Banda has quit active politics.

Former MP Hamududu Ungrateful – Opposition

[Zambia Reports] The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) has launched a scurrilous attack on their former Bweengwa Member of Parliament Highvie Hamududu branding him ungrateful.

Lungu ‘Creating Confusion’ to Justify State of Emergency

[News24Wire] Zambia's main opposition party, the United Party for National Development (UPND), has reportedly accused President Edgar Lungu's government of trying to frame it for arson, adding that this was part of the government's plan to increase pol...

Police Arrests 7 Suspected Opposition Cadres

[Zambia Reports] Police have arrested suspected United Party for National Development (UPND) cadres that attempted to cause confusion in Kamwala area.

Opposition MPs Are Out of Order

[Zambia Reports] The boycott of President Edgar Lungu's address by opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) Members of Parliament on Friday takes the country several strides backwards.

Opposition Bans MPs From State Functions

[Zambia Reports] The opposition United Party for National Development has put it on record that they will not allow their Members of Parliament to work with the ruling Patriotic Front.

Mushipe Goes for Fellow Member After Court Bankruptcy

[Zambia Reports] LUSAKA lawyer Martha Mushipe has dragged her client United Party for National Development (UPND) Kaoma Central Member of Parliament Sitwala Sitwala to court for non-payment of legal fees.