We will only accept one candidate per party and won’t defer nominations – ECZ

Electoral Commission of Zambia Chairperson Justice Irene Mambilima has advised political parties facing internal wrangles to resolve them as soon as possible as the Commission will not extend the date of nominations. Justice Mambilima told a media briefing in Lusaka Wednesday morning that the Commission is concerned that some political parties are engulfed in leadership […]

PF accreditation to start afresh amid fear of machetes

Accreditation for PF delegates is expected to start afresh today in Kabwe amid ‘panga’ fears and with two parallel registers. Acting PF president Guy Scott yesterday cancelled the accreditation in Lusaka following the bedlam and ruckus when Willie Nsanda ordered cadres to grab election material. Today’s accreditation is expected to take the whole day if […]

Scott cancels accreditation for PF general conference

Acting president Guy Scott has canceled the accreditation of delegates for the PF general conference due to threats of violence by Edgar Lungu s team. Scott was forced to cancel the process after Lungu’ supporters attempted to beat minister Emmanuel Chenda. Chenda was only rescued by police as senior officials in Lungu’s camp ordered thugs […]

Lungu still not sure of filing nominations as GBM accuses him of promising jobs

Patriotic Front Presidential aspirant Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba has charged that the PFCentral Committee is compromised and hence the need for the party to adopt its presidential candidate through a convention. Meanwhile, PF secretary General Edgar Lungu says he is not sure if he will file his nominations with acting president Guy Scott. The deadline for […]

Lungu accuses GBM, others of bribing delegates

One of the contenders to the PF presidency Edgar Lungu has accused rivals especially Geoffrey Mwamba, Wynter Kabimba and Mulenga Sata of engaging in corruption. And like revealed by the Watchdog, Lungu is fighting tooth and nail to avoid a convention where he fears to lose as he has no money and does not know […]

PF supporters protest, accuse Scott of betraying Sata

PF supporters protest, accuse Scott of betraying Sata

PF Lusaka Youth District Chairperson Yelisa Khondowe says Guy Scott is acting as president illegally and that he has betrayed late president Michael Sata. And PF youths marched through Cairo Road to Cabinet Office on Thursday afternoon protesting against the appointment of Vice President Guy Scott as acting President. The cadres who sang mostly solemn […]