Patriotic Front

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 13th, 2013
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By Robert Amsterdam After 16 months under the Patriotic Front (PF) government, it is fair to draw some conclusions regarding its performance. It is time to acknowledge that Zambia’s democracy is in crisis, and the future of the multiparty system is under threat.  It is time to recognize that Presiden...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 14th, 2012
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The very conditions demanded by the Patriotic Front from Ian Smith, must be the same conditions we insist on today for free and fair elections. It is incontrovertible that, when leadership ceases to be responsive to the needs and aspirations of its followers, the followers will rebel and choose those...
By IndepthAfrica
In Zambia
Oct 3rd, 2012
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A group of lawyers representing various opposition parties in Zambia have announced the formation of The Coalition for the Defence of Democratic Rights (CDDR), an organization which will work within both local and international legal structures to halt the violation of civil rights currently taking p...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Apr 17th, 2012
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Former Zambian Vice President George Kunda died Monday at the University Teaching Hospital in the capital, Lusaka. Kunda served as vice president in former President Rupiah Banda’s administration before his party lost to current President Michael Sata’s Patriotic Front Party in last September’s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 12th, 2012
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PATRIOTIC Front (PF) Secretary-general Wynter Kabimba says President Sata will ensure Zambia becomes a better country to live in. “Mr Sata’s leadership style gives me hope that Zambia will change for the better,” Mr Kabimba said on Crossfire on Flava FM on Tuesday night. “Within 90 days of being in o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 23rd, 2012
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Lusaka – Opposition lawmakers in Zambia walked out of parliament on Wednesday, saying President Michael Sata and his government had been violating the constitution. “As members of parliament, we pledged to uphold the constitution of the Republic of Zambia and we feel that this government ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 24th, 2011
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Nigerians in Zambia are being subjected to unpleasant treatment allegedly on the direct orders of the newly-inaugurated President Michael Sata. Already, many Nigerians with genuine papers living and doing legitimate business in the southern African country have been deported for reasons ranging from ...
By benim
In Election
Sep 22nd, 2011
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Lusaka – Zambia’s high court has issued an injunction blocking independent media from publishing results of the country’s elections before they are officially released by the national electoral commission. The injunction, which was filed by Attorney General Abyudi Shonga and granted...
By benim
In Election
Sep 22nd, 2011
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Lusaka – Riots erupted on Thursday in two Zambian mining towns over the slow pace of results from this week’s polls, as European Union observers accused the ruling party of abusing state resources in the campaign. The tense election pits pro-business President Rupiah Banda against fiery n...
By benim
In News
Sep 21st, 2011
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The outcome of Zambia’s presidential election was still too close to call on Wednesday, officials said, as vote counting continued a day after Africa’s top copper producer went to the polls. The closely contested campaign has seen Michael Sata, leader of the opposition Patriotic Front (PF...