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UPND says PF are buying voter’s cards and NRCs

Opposition UPND has accused the Patriotic Front of buying voters’ cards and national registration cards from citizens ahead of the 2021 general elections. UPND Secretary General, Stephen Katuka claims the UPND has received information that the PF are collecting people’s...

VOTER REGISTRATION: Latest Update

Current National Totals of Registered voters as at 30th November, 2020 is 3,867,660. Also see the note below. The following is a breakdown: Copperbelt                   553,040 Eastern               ...

East Chief urges subjects to guard against vote buying

Chief Mnukwa of the Ngoni people in Chipangali District has urged people not to be swayed by vote-buying politicians He said people should vote for leaders who tell the truth in their campaigns. “What I want to say is that, please...

VOTER REGISTRATION: Latest Update

Current National Totals of Registered voters as at 29th November, 2020 is 3,650,898. Also see the note below. The following is a breakdown: Eastern               523,530 Copperbelt               502,073* Lusaka               492,635 Southern               485,864 Luapula               320,476 Northern               304,045 Central               291,387 North Western               269,616* Western               261,031 Muchinga               200,241 Total            3,650,898   BONUS DATA:  MUCHINGA PROVINCE BY...

ECZ not mandated to change election date – ECZ

The Electoral Commission of Zambia –ECZ- says it will go ahead with the gazetted date for the 2021 general election which is august 12, 2021. This follows concerns raised by some stakeholders suggesting that it is possible to conduct the...

Analyst accuse politicians of using poverty for political gains

Development Analyst Charity Musamba has accused some politicians of using poverty and illiteracy among the population as tools to ascend and cling on to power. Reacting to growing trend as witnessed in the recent past of politicians donating and giving...

voter apathy worries Chief Chitimukulu

Paramount Chief Chitimukulu of the Bemba people of Northern Province has bemoaned the voter apathy that characterized the past three presidential elections in Zambia. Paramount Chitimukula said the country recorded a voter apathy of 48.33 per cent in 2011, 68.64...

VOTER REGISTRATION UPDATE

Current National Totals of Registered voters as at 28th November, 2020 is 3,495,191. Also see the note below. The following is a breakdown: Copperbelt               502,073 Eastern               501,356 Lusaka               455,408 Southern               435,113 Luapula               302,743 Northern               291,976 Central               291,387 North Western              269,616* Western      ...
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150 million people to be poor by 2021 due to COVID-19 – UN

The United Nations has projected that the corona virus pandemic will push about 88 to 115 million people into extreme poverty globally this year with the total rising to 150 million by the year 2021 depending on the severity...

KCM liquidation goes to arbitration, rules Court

The Court of Appeal has ruled that the Liquidation proceedings of Konkola Copper Mines Plc be stayed to allow ZCCM- Investment Holdings and Vedanta Resources to proceed to arbitration. The Court of Appeal which sat in Ndola yesterday has also...

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Impeachment Motion and Eligibility debate meant to distract PF

UNITED Party for National Development - UPND- leader Hakainde Hichilema has asked his MPs to support the impeachment motion and increase public debate on...

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