Archive | May, 2017

Mmusi Maimane’s deportation highlights Zambia’s downward spiral

ANALYSIS Mmusi Maimane’s deportation highlights Zambia’s downward spiral On Thursday afternoon, Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane flew to Lusaka. It was an unexpectedly short trip. On Thursday night, he flew home again, having been denied entry by immigration officials. Maimane was going to Zambia to attend the treason trial of Hakainde Hichilema, Zambia’s main opposition […]

GBM Condemns PF ‘Black Token’ slur against South African Opposition Leader.

Opposition UPND Vice President Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba has condemned the PF’s  racial tirades against South Africa’s biggest opposition leader, Mmusi Maimane. The PF through its over the top media director Sunday Chanda issued a strongly worded racist rant where they described Mr Maimane as a “black token”. The statement was in response to a request […]

Democracy under threat in Zambia

Authoritarianism in Zambia. Rafael Friedman On the night of the 11th of April 2017 the Zambian Police broke down the gate of Hakainde Hichilema’s compound and began their quest to arrest the country’s main opposition leader. All of this less than a year after Hichilema had disputed the result of a close-run presidential election. Both […]

Simusamba back at state house

Editor, State house Permanent Secretary Christa Kalulu, state house press aide Amos Chanda , state house Political aide Kaizar Zulu, Prisons Commissioner Chato, police IG Kanganja Kakoma, DPP and magistrate Simusamba currently at State house having a meeting. The meeting is taking place in the cabinet room and no one including state house security and […]