The ruling party of Zambia, the Patrotic Front ( PF) has boasted of having trillions of Kwacha tax payers money along with a number of energetic officers to fix opposition political parties.
In a statement they said “We just spent close to K110, 000 minus allowances to those officers who were involved in disrupting the Democratic Party ( DP) meeting in Samfya yesterday”, according to a PF insider.
The ruling party has further vowed to remain in power beyond 2021, this will be achieved with the help of the state machinery and the men and women in the Police and armed forces to oppress those in opposition and make it hard for them to campaign.
Meanwhile, the main opposition United Party for National Development ( UPND) has promised to go ahead with their card renewal exercise despite PF intimidation through the Zambian Police force.
Voters headed to the polls today for The Republic of Botswana general elections, over 80% of registered voters turned out. The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) won a clear majority, after they gained 38 seats (67%) in parliament and 321 seats (70%) in city councils.
In accordance with the country’s legislation, Mokgweetsi Masisi, the leader of the election list of the winning BDP, has been declared president of Botswana. He served as the official, but not elected, head of state since 01/04/2018, after President Ian Khama resigned in line with Botswana’s political tradition.
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