Opposition trying to bribe judges to disqualify Lungu – MoongaLUSAKA Province PF chairman Paul Moonga says the opposition is trying to bribe Judges to disqualify President Edgar Lungu from standing in the August election. And Moonga has wondered why people keep saying things are expensive in Zambia when various commodities are finishing from shelves. At a press briefing, Friday, Moonga said by October last year, the opposition constituted a team of lawyers to be on standby, waiting to petition President Lungu’s eligibility once he files his nomination. “Unfortunately for our colleagues, they have spent five years with no manifesto to show the people of Zambia that this is what.......
Denying opposition equal access to public media is tantamount to riggingIT is essential to understand why freedom of expression and the accompanying media freedom are inextricably linked to free and fair elections. These freedoms are not only essential to political parties or the media, but to the voters as well, thereby providing a useful indicator of what principles to include when we are structuring our electoral guidelines. This perspective furthermore is a useful tool to use in assessing the relevance of specific requirements or rules that we might want to consider applying during an election period, such as equal public media allocation of time and space to political parties and.......
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Women, Youth Day celebrations will be virtual – MoHMinister of Health Dr Jonas Chanda has announced that this year’s Women’s day and Youth Day celebrations will be held virtually in order to avoid large gatherings which could lead to a super spread of COVID-19. In a statement, Dr Chanda also announced that Zambia recorded 410 new COVID-19 cases out of 4,718 tests done in the last 24 hours. “Ladies and gentlemen, the COVID-19 situation update for the last 24 hours is as follows: We recorded 410 new cases….
Andrew Sardanis gave his life to Zambia, and Zambia its soul to himBecause of our close friendship, Andrew Sardanis many times asked me to speak at his funeral. I always gave the same response: that I would do so provided the need to do so was delayed as long as possible. On 28 February 2021, 13 days before what would have been his 90th birthday, Danae, his wife since 25 March 1962, informed me tearfully that ‘Andrew is gone’. If my conviction that the relevance of death lies in its impact on....