PETAUKE Centra Constituency aspiring member of parliament Emmanuel Jay Jay Banda says he will stand as an Independent candidate in the upcoming general elections. Banda had applied to stand on the PF ticket but was rejected as the party decided to field Information and Broadcasting Minister Dora Siliya. Speaking to journalists, a visibly disturbed Banda said he had decided to stand as independent because the people of Petauke had continued to suffer due to the lack of social services like education and proper health care services. “I want to congratulate...

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