2021 Election


ZAMBIA MAY FACE INTERNET SHUT DOWN

The #KeepItOn coalition has sent an open letter to the Zambian government with an urgent appeal to keep internet services on during the August 12 general election period. Previously, in 2016 there were unconfirmed reports…



The Suppression of The Student Vote

Roughly two weeks to the final Election Day, the Permanent Secretary for Health announced that Universities and colleges will remain closed, for a further 21 days or until further notice. The youth vote is often…



SANGWA WITHDRAWS PETITION

Renowned Lusaka lawyer, John Sangwa has filed in a notice to discontinue a petition in which he was challenging the nomination of President Edgar Lungu to contest the 2021 general elections. He has also filled…



Nalumango to run with HH

Nalumango to run with HH

Long time Member of Zambia’s main opposition Party UPND, Mutale Nalumango has been unveiled as Hakainde Hichilema‘s running mate for the August 12 general elections. All eyes have been on the UPND alliance to see…


Luo as running mate: Chess or Checkers?

Luo as running mate: Chess or Checkers?

True to his commitment to promoting women in leadership, President Lungu has once again appointed a female running mate, after vice-president Inonge Wina stepped down. The new appointment is none other than Zambia’s first female…


ECZ sends back Steve Nyirenda

ECZ sends back Steve Nyirenda

NAREP President, Steve Nyirenda who was scheduled to file his nomination for presidency in the elections was sent back by the Electoral Commission of Zambia today afternoon. This comes after the Lusaka businessman and opposition…