Law enforcement agencies compromised-Msoni

The law enforcement agencies have been highly  compromised to the extent that they no longer command public confidence even from the people that are using them, says Nason Msoni. Mr Msoni, a former MMD presidential aspirant charged that institutions such as the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC), Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) and

Masebo Tribunal puzzle

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The Patriotic Front has to display more political will to convince Zambians of its commitment and determination to fight corruption. So far this will has been singularly lacking, as the Anti Corruption Commission(ACC) is now run by sanctimonious self serving proxies who are determined to cover up the plunder of

Masebo Tribunal stopped

The Judiciary has been ordered to immediately stop and abandon any more steps at constituting a Tribunal to investigate breaches of the Parliamentary and Ministerial Code of Conduct Act by Tourism Minister Sylvia Masebo. In accordance with the law Acting Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda had written President Michael Sata to inform

Opposition dossier on abuses is correct-Hansungule

Zambians must congratulate the opposition political parties and civil society organizations for taking the Patriotic Front (PF) government to the Commonwealth for blatant abuse of human rights, says Professor Michelo Hansungule. In a statement made available to the Daily Nation, Prof Hansungule said that the move should be supported by all

MP’s set to impeach Sata

The Patriotic Front motion to remove the immunity of former  President Rupiah  Banda will be closely followed if not simultaneously accompanied by a motion to impeach President Sata for constitutional abrogation, MMD Solwezi Member of Parliament Lucky Mulusa has said. Opposition lawmakers, he said, were  also determined to petition for a

Provide evidence to remove RB immunity- Tayali

Those advocating for the lifting of immunity of the fourth republican President Rupiah Banda must approach the issue with reason and love for the nation and not personal vendettas, says the Zambian Voice. Zambian Voice executive director Chilufya Tayali noted that justice and rule of law for the immunity to be

PF govt lacks coordination- Saunders

Various statements coming from government shows that there is no coordination in manner in which national matters are handled, the political analyst advocating for good governance Dante Saunders has charged. Mr Saunders maintained that some of the statements were not convincing enough, but instead were regrettable as they were misleading and

Criminal asylum debacle

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The fabrication about Zambian opposition leaders seeking criminal asylum in South Africa is most unfortunate. This incident is telling about the political atmosphere in the country, a situation which the Catholic Bishops warned about in their pastoral letter. Whoever briefed the President, deliberately misled him into believing that the opposition leaders were

Asylum? not for me- RB "RB denies ever seeking asylum"

Former president Rupiah Banda has described as totally untrue and a malicious fabrication reports that he was seeking political asylum in South Africa. The reports he said,   are not only untrue but a grave defamation of his character because he has never at anytime contemplated fleeing Zambia because there was no

TIZ condemned for being partisan

Transparency International Zambia (TIZ)  executive director Goodwell Lungu has been  accused of speaking on behalf of the clique of people that are holding President Sata hostage. Human rights activist Brebner Changala condemned and accused TIZ of being led by hypocrites who are applying selective justice by planning to march to parliament