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ConCourt delays over Petition questioned

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is deeply concerned that it is now seven (7) days after the UPND presidential candidate Mr. Hakainde Hichilema and his running mate, Mr. Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba, filed their petition challenging the declaration of Mr. … read more »

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ConCourt hearing adjourned to Monday next week

The inter-party hearing in the petition in which the declaration of President Edgar Lungu as winner of the presidential election has been challenged has been adjourned to Monday. Today the Court dismissed an application by Constitutional Court Registrar Kelvin Limbani … read more »

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ConCourt throws out 53 of UPND Petition

The Constitutional Court has thrown 53 of the 80 grounds of the case following preliminary motion raised by President Edgar Lungu’s lawyers on Wednesday, that requested that the grounds of the Petition were irregular and were outside the Jurisdiction pursuant … read more »

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President Lungu Snubs HH

Zambia’s ruling Patriotic Front (PF) party says President Edgar Lungu will not meet with main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema from the United Party for National Development (UPND). Hichilema called for a meeting between the two to resolve “pertinent” national issues, … read more »

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Calls for President Lungu to stand down flawed- Mvunga

IT IS wishful thinking for any individual to suggest that the President must step down because there is an election petition in court, as there is nowhere in the Zambian Constitution where it says a Head of State must step … read more »

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KK is alive and well and will make a public appearance today

The office of the first Republican President has dismissed social media reports suggesting that First Republican President Kenneth Kaunda has died. Special Assistant to the first President, Sunday Musonda says contrary to social media reports, Dr. Kaunda is enjoying good … read more »

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Presidential petition adjourned

The petition against the re-election of Edgar Lungu failed to take off and has since been adjourned to tomorrow 14:30. And lawyers representing Mr. Hakainde Hichilema and his presidential running mate Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba have not yet served the summons … read more »

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President Lungu not handed over power-State House

State House and the Police Service have warned those fabricating and publishing false statements about the Presidency and warned that they would be arrested and prosecuted. A statement emerged on social media indicating that Republican Acting President Matibini has asked … read more »

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President Lungu to be sworn in

Patriotic Front legal adviser Tutwa Ngulube has charged that there is nowhere in the law where the swearing in of President-Elect should be postponed in an event of a petition. Mr Ngulube who was elected as PF Kabwe Central MP … read more »

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