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AN impersonation charge against lawyer Nchima Nchito SC must stand, says  Lusaka Magistrates’ Court. Lusaka Magistrate Greenwell Malumani has rejected and thrown out an application to  quash the charge. This means that Nchito will proceed to take plea in the matter where lawyers appointed by the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) are

M’membe sneaks in

By NATION REPORTER AFTER being detained briefly by the immigration officers at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (KIAA) on Tuesday morning, former Post Newspaper proprietor Fred M’membe was let scot-free by police officers. Sources within the police service at the airport revealed yesterday that Mr. M’membe was detained upon arrival at the

Stop it, Lungu orders ministers, party officials

By OSCAR MALIPENGA PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has directed all ministers and party functionaries to immediately stop commenting on the arrest of the opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema and engagement of foreign diplomats unless cleared. Special assistant to the president for press and public relations Amos Chanda told journalists at State House yesterday that

HH advisors politically naïve – Mumbi

  By JUSTINA MULENGA UPND’s presidential advisors are politically naïve and have mismanaged their president Hakainde Hichilema by politicising the Kuomboka ceremony, Edward Mumbi has charged. Speaking to the Daily Nation in an interview yesterday, Mr Mumbi said that it was not correct for any political party to politicise traditional ceremonies in

HH never pepper sprayed – Sunday

  By NATION REPORTER UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema was never at any time pepper-sprayed in his private parts, not even during the time of his arrest as speculated by social media. If anything his wife Mutinta is the one who revealed that their workers who initially refused to reveal where they were hiding

LAZ faces vote of no confidence

By NATION REPORTER A motion for a vote of no confidence in the entire Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) executive will finally be moved at the association’s Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) which has been called to resolve the differences which have left the association widely divided. In a notice for the Extraordinary

Kapata takes a swipe at South chiefs

By NATION REPORTER CHIEFS from Southern Province who went to show solidarity over the arrest of UPND leader, Hakainde Hichilema are his cadres and hypocrites, says PF chairperson for elections, Jean Kapata. Ms Kapata explained that such chiefs were hypocrites because they only showed up when the law caught up with UPND

Ban fear-instilling Bushiri-EFZ

  By MUKOSELA KASALWE PROPHET Shepherd Bushiri should not set foot on Zambian soils for instilling fear in Zambians through his false and contradictory prophecies, says Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia (EFZ) executive director Pukuta Mwanza. Reverend Mwanza said South African-based Malawian Bishop Bushiri had been issuing false and inconsistent prophecies about Zambia which

NRP appeals to police to hunt for arsonists

By SIMON MUNTEMBA  THE Zambian police countrywide should be on high alert so that the arsonists destroying public properties are brought to book without delay, says National Revolution Party (NRP) president Cozmo Mumba. Dr Mumba said he suspected the burning down of public places to be politically motivated and urged the police

I’m still PF lawyer, says Tutwa

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  By AARON CHIYANZO AM still ruling Patriotic Front (PF) legal counsel because my appointment can only be quashed by the general council through which I was appointed, Kabwe Central constituency PF Member of Parliament Tutwa Ngulube has charged. And Mr Ngulube said that he had not received any letter from the PF