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Does Romeo Kangombe Qualify to Stand for Election to Parliament in August 2021?

By Isaac Mwanza Introduction Following the sentencing of Sesheke Member of Parliament, Romeo Kang’ombe, to 12 months imprisonment with hard labour on charges of assault and abduction of two police officers, a sentence which the Subordinate Court suspended for 2 years,...

Analysis of the Constitutional Court’s decision on the required minimum academic qualification to run...

By Edwin Mbewe, LLB, AHCZ and Isaac Mwanza, LLB Introduction On 10th March 2021, the Constitutional Court in the case of Nkunika v Nyirenda and Electoral Commission of Zambia (2019) CCZ 005, (the "Nkunika Case"), by a majority of 3-2, delivered...

Requirement for Grade 12 Certificate or its equivalent

By Isaac Mwanza Introduction Once again, we are in an election year and the requirement of a Grade 12 Certificate or its equivalent to contest either a presidential, parliamentary or local government election has emerged but this time around with...

Renaming Opposition Alliance as UPND Alliance

By Isaac Mwanza Why did Mr. Hakainde Hichilema and UPND insist on renaming the Opposition Alliance as UPND Alliance? Mr. Hakainde Hichilema had just emerged from the Party General Assembly where he not only went unopposed for the position of the...

VETTING THE WOULD-BE ASPIRANTS; THE CONSTITUTIONAL AND LOGICAL APPROACH.

By Chief Mpepo Usually when an individual wishes to run for political office be it at councillor or parliamentary or indeed local government level, they do that on a particular party platform, a political party, and becomes a member...

On charging HH Presidential Aides, ZAMRA, ZABS and MSL

By Isaac Mwanza I learnt of the arrest, charging and detention of Anthony Bwalya and Mubita Nawa by the Zambia Police Service with sadness for various reasons. My personal position is that the Police should discontinue this case by dropping...

ZAMBIA | A Copper Foundation: Zambia is a nation founded on copper

By Mac Nzombola Zambia is a nation founded on copper. Its foundations are built such that they reach deep and rest in the earth on the sulfide and oxides ores that host the metal. When Zambia’s founding mythology is eventually...

SPORT | Kampamba joins NAPSA technical bench

Former Chipolopolo defender Chintu Kampamba has Joined Napsa Stars Football Club as the new first Assistant Coach. Kampamba has pinned a two year contract after emerging successful out of four candidates interviewed for the second highest role at the club. The...

HH cries for dialogue again after shunning NDF, calls on church to lead the...

United party for National Development (UPND) President Hakainde Hichilema has called for a dialogue with emphasis that the church leads the process.   In his letter to the Three Church Mother Bodies (Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Council of Churches...

Lwandamina eying the top Chelsea job

Zambian coach George Lwandamina says he is ready for the Chelsea job if approached by the Chelsea Board and Management. With less than 24 hours after the sacking of Chelsea Head Coach and club legend Frank Lampard, Lwandamina believes a...

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HH is a beneficiary of murdered citizens – Tayali

Opposition Hakainde Hichilema personally benefits from citizens who are killed in suspicious circumstances, Opposition Economic Equity Party President Chilufya Tayali has charged. In a live...

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