SACCORD Reflections on President Sata’s Speech to Parliament

We would like to register our deepest disappointment with the way journalists from most private media institutions were treated by parliament. We condemn in the strongest terms the denial by parliament to private media organisation journalists to cover the presidential address from parliament as the practice has been always. Parliament which is supposed to be in the forefront of protecting laws that it makes should not engage in actions that seek to promote or protect political interests of those in power

Dangote welcomes Shamenda’s reporting to ACC

Dangote welcomes Zambian Minister of Labour report to ACC on malicious bribery allegations Lusaka, Zambia – Wednesday, 17th September 2014 – Dangote Industries Zambia Limited (“DIZ”) today welcomed reports that the Minister of Labour and Social Services, Honourable Fackson Shamenda had finally reported the allegations of enticement levied against one of its employees, to the […]

SACCORD expects Sata to address pertinent issues in parliament

The president must reassure the nation on important freedoms such as Expression, Assembly and Association. Government actions such as threats to the media as well as restrictions on access to information, poor administration of the Public Order Act (POA) and violence against opposition supporters which is at times perpetrated by the law enforcement agencies take away people’s right to enjoy these freedoms. We therefore urge the president to recommit his government to ensuring that rights for all Zambians irrespective of their political affiliation are protected.

I am not eyeing the presidency, but I can testify to ACC Kabimba is very corrupt- reveals Kambwili

Youth and Sport Minister, Chishimba Kambwili has denied eying the presidency. Reacting to today’s article in the Post newspapers suggesting that he is campaigning and positioning himself to succeed President Michael Sata, Mr. Kambwili has accused the Post Newspapers of having a negative agenda against him. The outspoken Minister has told QFM News that he […]

Now Sata accuses Chishimba Kambwili of scheming to take over Presidency

Ailing President Michael Sata has accused Sports minister Chishimba Kambwili of campaigning and positioning himself to succeed him, the Post newspaper reports. This came to light when the President made a visit to Ndola on Thursday last week. Sata met some party officials and cabinet ministers and held a closed door meeting at the presidential […]