Politics

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OPPOSITION POLITICAL PARTIES CALL FOR COLLABORATION TO IMPROVE ZAMBIA’S ECONOMY

Opposition United Liberal Party President Sakwiba Sikota has called on all well meaning Zambians, to work with the opposition to help resuscitate the state of the Zambian economy. Seven opposition political parties today held a press briefing to highlight the various challenges the country is facing. “Stakeholders in the country…

M’MEMBE TELLS EU THAT ZAMBIA’S DEMOCRACY IS SHRINKING

“2026 General Elections will not be free and fair because of shrinking democratic space,” opposition Socialist Party  President Fred M’membe has told the European Union,  (EU), Elections Follow-up Mission, which is meeting stakeholders ahead of the 2026 General Election. Mr.  M’membe told the EU delegation that he was worried about…

EFF COMMENDS MALI, NIGER, AND BURKINA FASO FOR ECOWAS WITHDRAWAL

Opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has commended Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso for their withdrawal from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in a bid to reclaim their resource sovereignty. Yesterday, Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso announced their immediate withdrawal from the regional bloc ECOWAS, accusing the body of…

OPPOSITION EFF SAYS CORRUPTION DENTS ZAMBIA’S REPUTATION

The opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party President Kasonde Mwenda says his party is concerned about the negative impact corruption has on Zambia’s reputation abroad, particularly regarding foreign investment. EFF’s comments follow sentiments made by the Swedish Ambassador to Zambia Johan Hallenborg, who was quoted by one local tabloid as…