There’s tension in Zambia because Lungu wants 3rd term – TelesphoreARCHBISHOP Telesphore Mpundu says there is too much tension in Zambia because President Edgar Lungu wants to manipulate the constitution so that he can run for a third term. And Archbishop Mpundu has insisted that it is a shameless lie for government to claim that Zambians were widely consulted on Constitution Amendment Bill Number 10 of 2019. In an interview, Archbishop Mpundu said under the current Constitution, a sitting Republican President even being in office for one minute counted as a term. “I think we could do a lot better, we are not doing well at all. And this corona....
Bally may be better than Adada, but he won’t fix it. Here’s why:THE dynamic nature of politics means that it’s almost impossible to predict who will govern our country during what period. The very fact that Mr Edgar Lungu is Head of State in Zambia today underscores our point. In 2011 when the Patriotic Front formed government, if anyone pointed at Mr Lungu and said ‘this guy will be Republican President in four years’ time’, that person would be taken to Chainama for mental check up. This is because, firstly, there were ‘better’, strong, influential potential candidates who were strategically positioned to be next in line. Secondly, and frankly speaking, there was....
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PF scheming to bar us from 2021 polls – UPNDUNITED Party for National Development (UPND) Spokesperson Charles Kakoma says the PF is scheming to block his party from participating in the 2021 elections by hindering it from conducting intra-party elections. And Kakoma says UPND is aware that things will not be easy for opposition as the country heads towards the 2021 elections but vows that his party is determined to fight until PF is thrown out of office. On Saturday morning, Police in Ndola blocked the UPND from having….
‘We are a rhetoric people and that is what Lucy Sichone was not’‘Day by day, we seem to be left with a people who are embryos of themselves; people who never grow out of themselves. They dream and never work their dreams, hold visions and never live them – frightened at failure and scared to venture out. People after sound opinions of others; looking to be forever judged ‘good’ but no one knows by who…. This is a country of dreamers and wishful thinkers who have lacked the courage and character to....