United Party for National Development (ZM)

Type: Organization
Name: United Party for National Development (ZM) (United Party for National Development (Zambia), UPND)
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Zambia celebrates 50 years of independence

Lusaka – Zambians yesterday put aside political diversity to celebrate the country’s 50 years of independence where in the capital city of Lusaka, first president and founding father Kenneth Kaunda, a distinguished freedom fighter, was among thousands ... [Published Zimbabwe Chronicle - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Fallen Heroes Saluted

ACTING President Edgar Lungu yesterday led foreign dignitaries, diplomats, former freedom fighters and service men and woman in laying wreaths to honour fallen heroes who fought for Zambia's independence. The event, which started around 08:45 hours, was ... [Published Individual.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Jubilee celebrations end tragically with suspected drowning of 21 pupils in Choma

About 24 people from Henga Primary School in Gwembe District are feared dead on Lake Kariba today after the boat they were traveling in capsized. The three teachers and 21.. Related posts: Chinese delegation arrive to help Zambia prepare for Golden jubilee ... [Published Lusaka Times - 15 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Celebrating Indepndence Golden Jubilee

We have read the arguments by those that think Zambians should shun the 50 years independence jubilee celebrations and those that are celebrating.We feel that while they may all be correct in someway, shunning such a historical and important event is ... [Published Zambian Watchdog - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Zambians are like a cup of Chinese tea - Kaingu

MWANDI MMD member of parliament Michael Kaingu has warned the government not to take Zambians for granted by maintaining the wage freeze on civil servants.Debating on a private member’s motion moved by Choma Central UPND member of parliament Cornelius ... [Published Zambia Post - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

PF reacts to HH’s message of commemoration rather than celebration

HH at a media briefing at the party’s secretariat in LusakaTHE Patriotic Front (PF) has described as careless United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema’s call on Zambians to commemorate the golden jubilee as opposed to ... [Published Lusaka Times - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Mweetwa calls for lifting of wage freeze

Opposition UPND Member of Parliament (MP) Cornelius Mweetwa has urged government to lift the two-year wage and employment freeze imposed by government on the public service workers Mr. Mweetwa notes.. Related posts: Zambian Voice joins in pushing for ... [Published Lusaka Times - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Wear Black, Reflect On 50 Years, Urges Hichilema

By NSE UdohOpposition United Party for National Development president Hakainde Hichilema has asked Zambians to wear black on Friday as a part of a protest of how poorly governed the country has been 50 years after independence.Hichilema told a media briefing ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

‘Revisit proposed new mining tax regime’

By CHARITY MOONGA -THE Chamber of Mines of Zambia (CMZ) has asked the Government to reconsider the new mining tax regime proposed in the 2015 National Budget.The new mining tax regime will see the introduction of eight per cent mineral royalty tax on ... [Published Times of Zambia - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Zambia at 50: Reflections from UPND

Introduction Fellow citizens, first and foremost, the United Party for National Development [UPND] recognises that the Jubilee Anniversary is an important national event that transcends political party affiliation. It is.. Related posts: ZEC calls for ... [Published Lusaka Times - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

MMD to Hold Provincial Indabas

THE opposition MMD says it will be holding provincial conventions starting from the first quarter of next year before holding a national conference ahead of the 2016 presidential elections.Party national secretary Muhabi Lungu said at a briefing in Lusaka ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

It'll Be Mockery to Give PF Another 10 Years, Says Dr Banda

By NSE UdohOpposition United Party National Development (UPND) vice president for politics Dr Canisius Banda says it is a mockery to the Zambian people for Republican Vice president Guy Scott to ask that the PF government be given 10 more years to develop ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 20 2014]

Quotes

"We believe in the UPND we are justified to commemorate, to remember, observe this event but not to celebrate not to rejoice because as you will see there is not much to celebrate around but to remember, observe what should have Zambia been?" he said
"Government has allocated that amount of money because they are committed to the process. People should not just talk without knowing what is at stake" he said
"Our prayers have been with Mr. Sata from the moment we suspected - from his physical appearance alone - that his health was a cause of concern. This new openness has been long overdue and comes at a time when yet another grueling public appearance was expected of our republican president" he said in a statement posted on his Facebook page, in an apparent reference to the independence celebrations on Friday
"We are re-organising ourselves in readiness of the 2016 general elections, in the first quarter of next year, we will be holding provincial convention in readiness of the national party convention" he said

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Zambia celebrates 50 years of independence [Published Zimbabwe Chronicle - 1 hour ago]
Fallen Heroes Saluted [Published Individual.com - 2 hours ago]
50 Years Of …. What Exactly? [Published Lusaka Times - 3 hours ago]
Jubilee celebrations end tragically with suspec... [Published Lusaka Times - 15 hours ago]
Celebrating Indepndence Golden Jubilee [Published Zambian Watchdog - Oct 24 2014]
Zambians are like a cup of Chinese tea - Kaingu [Published Zambia Post - Oct 24 2014]
PF reacts to HH’s message of commemoration rat... [Published Lusaka Times - Oct 23 2014]
Mweetwa calls for lifting of wage freeze [Published Lusaka Times - Oct 23 2014]
Wear Black, Reflect On 50 Years, Urges Hichilema [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 23 2014]
‘Revisit proposed new mining tax regime’ [Published Times of Zambia - Oct 22 2014]
HH demands release of original draft constitution [Published Ukzambians - Oct 22 2014]
HH demands release of original draft constitution [Published Lusaka Times - Oct 22 2014]
Zambia at 50: Reflections from UPND [Published Lusaka Times - Oct 22 2014]
If Guy Scott became president [Published Lusaka Times - Oct 22 2014]
Speaker approves Mweetwa’s motion to lift wage ... [Published Zambia Post - Oct 22 2014]
UNZASU engages British High Commission over Com... [Published Zambian Watchdog - Oct 22 2014]
Lungu Dodges Constitution Critics [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 21 2014]
Father Bwalya hopeful that President Sata will... [Published Lusaka Times - Oct 21 2014]
Roundup: Opposition lauds Zambian gov't opennes... [Published China.org.cn - Oct 21 2014]
MMD to Hold Provincial Indabas [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 20 2014]
It'll Be Mockery to Give PF Another 10 Years, S... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 20 2014]
Shoddy Chipata-Lundazi roadworks sadden Luo [Published Zambia Post - Oct 20 2014]
Poor turnout at PF Mongu rally worries Nsanda [Published Zambia Post - Oct 20 2014]
President Sata has left the country for medical... [Published Lusaka Times - Oct 20 2014]
Lungu Courts Parley On Constitution [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 20 2014]
Zambia: Ebola Scare [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 20 2014]
Scott is mocking Zambians to ask for 10 years –... [Published Lusaka Times - Oct 19 2014]
Zambia: PF Infighting in Full Display At Tradit... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 19 2014]
Mongu generally ignores Edgar Lungu as he welco... [Published Zambian Watchdog - Oct 18 2014]
PF buys ‘defectors’ for Edgar Lungu’s Mongu mee... [Published Zambian Watchdog - Oct 18 2014]
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