Daily Archives: November 5, 2017

No third term for President Lungu – GBM

UPND Vice President for Administration Geoffrey Mwamba

UPND Vice President for Administration Geoffrey Mwamba says President Edgar Lungu’s statement on the judiciary is an indication that the three arms of government in Zambia are under siege of a brutal dictatorial regime. Mr. Mwamba says never in the history of this country has such a blatant and deliberate act of intimidation of the Judiciary has been seen. He ...

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Jean Kapata heads to UN climate change conference

Anthony Mukwita and Jean Kapata

Zambia’s Ambassador to Germany Anthony Mukwita says the Zambian government is committed to playing its part in protecting the integrity of the global ecosystem. Announcing the participation of the embassy in the United Nations Climate Change Conference to take place in Bonn between the 6th and the 17th of November, the Zambian envoy says the commitment is further signified by ...

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Calls to impeach President Lungu legally flawed – PF

PF Media Director Sunday Chanda

The ruling Patriotic Front says the impeachment campaign by exposes the levels of mediocrity some opposition political parties is identified with. PF Media Director Sunday Chanda has told QTV News that such calls for the impeachment are misplaced and legally flawed. Mr. Chanda says the calls shows that the opposition is running out of ideas of surviving on the political ...

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President Lungu’s remarks on judiciary worries NGOCC

NGOCC Board Chairperson Sara Longwe

The Non-Governmental Organisations Coordinating Council (NGOCC) has condemned the alleged intimidating statement attributed to President Edgar Lungu against the ConCourt judges. NGOCC Board Chairperson Sarah Longwe in a statement issued to QTV News says in this statement, made while addressing his political party members in Solwezi on Thursday, 2nd November 2017, the President presumed to instruct ConCourt on how it ...

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YALI urges President Lungu to appoint remaining 5 ConCourt judges

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) has called on President Edgar Lungu to urgently appoint the remaining 5 Judges of the Constitutional Court in accordance with Article 127 (c). The organization also states that it does not endorse the premature calls for impeachment of the President. YALI Governance Advisor Isaac Mwanza believes that the judiciary, like any other arm of ...

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Some stakeholders oppose impeachment of President Lungu

President Edgar Lungu

Some stakeholders have opposed calls by some political parties to impeach President Edgar Lungu saying such calls are premature. The Zambia Youths in the Fight Against Corruption (ZYAFAC) says President Lungu’s timely counsel and valid concern with regards to possible collusion by some Constitutional Court Judges and some political players over matters before court needs to be taken seriously. ZYAFAC ...

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Chipimo urges ConCourt Judges not to be intimidated

NAREP President Elias Chipimo Junior

National Restoration Party (NAREP) President Elias Chipimo Junior has urged the Constitutional Court Judges handling President Edgar Lungu’s 2021 eligibility case not to be intimidated following the Head of State’s remarks against them. Mr. Chipimo says the people of Zambia are expecting the ConCourt Judges to do their level best in this matter. He says he is shocked to see ...

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