Category Archives: Events in Zambia

Commonwealth boss “delighted” with HH’s release

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland says the decision to release opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema, will help to progress peaceful dialogue. The Secretary-General was responding to the news that Zambia’s Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) had decided to stay the treason case … read more »

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Green Party leader Sinkamba sues Health Minister over cannabis licences

Green Party president Peter Sinkamba has dragged Health Minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya to Court for refusing to grant him a license for cultivation of cannabis for medicinal purposes. Mr Sinkamba said in a statement that the party has applied for … read more »

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Govt clarifies dual citizenship registration charge

GOVERNMENT has clarified that registration for dual citizenship is K 5,000 and not 2,800 British Pounds. Registrar General Mathews Nyirongo said Government had heard the concerns citizens in the Diaspora who had complained that the 2,800 Pounds was too high … read more »

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Chishimba Kambwili’s unprincipled politics shameful

By Sunday Chanda, PF’s Media Director It is sad that embattled Chishimba Kambwili, the disgraced former Minister of Information stands lonely today, desperate for political affiliation, a shadow of his once big self as he digs political trenches around himself … read more »

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Politicians should learn to concede defeat to enrich democratic culture-Shaka Ssali

Voice of America, English to Africa Division Managing Editor and Host of “Straight Talk Africa” Shaka Ssali has hailed Zambia’s democratic credentials on the African continent. In a statement released to the media by Cosmas Chileshe, the First Secretary (Press … read more »

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State House explains Commonwealth Secretary General’s Second visit to HH

State House says Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland’s second visit to UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema at Mukobeko Correctional Facility in Kabwe is because of matters that arose when she presented her Report to President Edgar Lungu. Special Assistant to the … read more »

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ERB warns gas stations refusing to effect reduced fuel prices

THE Energy Regulation Board (ERB) has warned of stern action against service stations that will not effect revised fuel pump prices. On Monday, ERB announced the reduction in prices of petroleum products necessitated by excess supply, high oil inventories, and … read more »

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The Judiciary advises UPND supporters to stay away from HH’s treason trial

THE judiciary has advised United Party for National Development (UPND) supporters to stay away from the court premises due to limited space as the treason case for their leader Hakainde Hichilema comes up on Monday. Judiciary public relations officer Veronica … read more »

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FLINTO CHANDIA BURIAL TOMORROW

Musician and sculpture Flinto Chanda who committed suicide will be put to rest at Leopards Memorial Park tomorrow after burial services at Henry Tayali Arts centre. Musicians lined up for the funeral service include BSharp, Mwale- Sisters, Maureen Lilanda, Rikki … read more »

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