Police charge Kang’ombe with abduction, assault on policePOLICE in Muchinga District have officially arrested and charged Sesheke UPND member of parliament Romeo Kang’ombe for two counts of abduction and assault. Muchinga Province Police Commissioner Joel Njase, who confirmed the development to News Diggers! explained that Kang’ombe faced two counts of abduction and another two counts of assault on police, contrary to C/sec 250 (b) and C/sec 253, respectively, of the penal code chapter 87 of the laws of Zambia. “Hon Kang’ombe has been officially charged and arrested jointly with others unknown for the two counts of assault on police C/sec 250 (b) of the penal code chapter.......
Public media must start giving equal electoral coverage nowAs we head towards the 2021 general elections, there is need for media houses, especially those that are funded by taxpayers to provide equal coverage to all political players. It has become a norm in Zambia today that public media is a mouthpiece of government officials; it has become a norm that public media is for the party in power; it has become a norm that the opposition can only get coverage from private media. This is wrong. The Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation, Times of Zambia, Zambia Daily Mail and the state owned news agency, ZANIS, are required, by law....
Which government service provider do you rate the best
- Road Transport and Safety Agency (30%, 151 Votes)
- National Pension Scheme Authority (29%, 145 Votes)
- Zambia Revenue Authority (22%, 112 Votes)
- Passport Office (12%, 63 Votes)
- National Registration (NRC) Office (7%, 36 Votes)
I shed tears when I look at Zambia’s current political climate – VJVETERAN politician Vernon Mwaanga says despite the country attaining 56 years of independence, Zambia’s political and governance system has worsened and deteriorated. In an interview, Mwaanga lamented that Zambia’s political landscape was now characterised by greed and lust for personal wealth rather than public service. “We are just about to mark 56 years since Zambia attained independence from Britain on 24th October, 1964. Independence came at a high price. The brave men, women and youth, sacrificed their lives, their blood,…….
This is how President Lungu is planning to rig Zambia’s 2021 general electionELECTION rigging in many of Africa’s democracies occurs through a range of strategies, such as ballot-box stuffing, electoral bribery, violence against political opponents and the emasculation of the independent media that usually serve as the main outlet for opposition parties denied coverage in state-run publications. Other tactics involve putting dead voters on the electoral register, creating irregularities to obstruct voters and, more recently, using fake news to sway the electoral outcome. These strategies have been used to varying success, but....