UPND TO VOTE AGAINST 2019 BUDGET

The United Party for National Development (UPND) says its Members of Parliament will vote against the 2019 national budget. UPND Vice president Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba says this is because the proposed budget has misplaced priorities. Mr. Mwamba tells Komboni Radio News that the 2019 budget is tilted towards debt servicing other than focusing on pro-poor […]

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UPND TO SHUN ZCID ORGANIZED DIALOGUE PROCESS

The United Party for National development (UPND) says it will not participate in the dialogue process being spearheaded by the Zambia Inter Party Dialogue (ZCID).   UPND Secretary General Stephen Katuta has however stated that his party remains committed to genuine dialogue that is being facilitated by the three Church Mother Bodies.   And Mr […]

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NDC ADOPTS JOHN MULENGA FOR LUPOSHOSHI

The National Democratic Congress or NDC in Northern Province has adopted John Mulenga as a candidate for the forthcoming Lupososhi Council Chairperson by election slated for 20thNovember 2018. NDC Provincial Chairperson, Godfrey Bwalya has confirmed the development. Mr Bwalya is confident that Mr Mulenga will win the election as he is on the ground and […]

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SUSPECTED PF CADRES ATTACK CHILESHES’S HOUSE

Suspected PF cadres last evening attacked the Woodlands home of UPND Mayoral candidate Kangwa Chileshe but were thwarted by alert security personnel from his party. The attackers who allegedly threw all kind of missiles at the house of Chileshe however fled the scene when his security from the UPND repelled the attack. Mr Chileshe has […]

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ECZ CALLS FOR PEACEFUL CAMPAIGNS AHEAD OF BY-ELECTIONS

The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has advised political parties to conduct their campaigns in a peaceful manner ahead of the July 26th By-elections. ECZ Public Relations Manager Margret Chimanse stressed that the electoral code of conduct is very clear on how political players should conduct themselves. Ms Chimanse warned that the commission will be […]

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MARIA LANGA SCOOPS CHILANGA PARLIAMENTRAY SEAT

The ruling Patriotic Front (PF) has scoped the Chilanga Parliamentary by-election held yesterday. Chilanga Totaling centre returning officer Wilbroad Bwalya announced the final results around 03 hours this morning. PF candidate Maria Langa polled 7,226 votes against UPND candidate Charmaine Musonda who polled 6,410 votes translating into a difference of 816 votes between the two […]

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SOUTH PF CASTIGATES OPPOSITION TRYING TO OUST PF GOVT

The Patriotic Front (PF) in Southern Province has castigated opposition political leaders who want to use the fourth coming National Dialogue as an opportunity to oust the Patriotic Front (PF) from power. PF Southern Province Information and Publicity Secretary Trymore Mweenda it is unfortunate that some opposition leaders want to advocate for a transitional government […]

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CHIKUSE CALL FOR ISSUE BASED CAMPAIGNS IN CHILANGA

Governance Activist Leslie Chikuse has called for peaceful and issue based campaigns in the fourth coming Chilanga Parliamentary by-elections. In an interview with Komboni Radio News, Mr Chikusa urged electorates in Chilanga to reject campaigns of mudslinging and character assassination. He says candidates in Chilanga should tell the people what they will do when voted […]

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