Hakainde Hichilema is likely to take the country further down the neoliberal path by wooing the IMF. Fred M’membe, the candidate of the newly formed Socialist Party, who came fifth, has called for a continuation of the struggle for a just and humane society
Founded in 2018 under the leadership of its current presidential candidate Fred M’membe, the Socialist Party has emerged as a third force in Zambia, providing voters with an alternative to the ruling Patriotic Front and the opposition United Party for National Development
The spokesperson of the Socialist Party of Zambia, Rehoboth Kafwabulula spoke to Peoples Dispatch about the upcoming elections in Zambia and the key messages they are taking to the masses
A newcomer to the electoral scene, the Socialist Party is prioritizing health, education and peasant agriculture, and bringing to the forefront hitherto marginalized voices
Ahead of general elections in August, Rania Khalek of BreakThrough News talks to Dr. Fred M’membe, the presidential candidate of the Socialist Party of Zambia, on the party’s platform and vision for the future
The often unsung legacy of Kenneth Kaunda was the pivotal role he played in establishing newly-independent Zambia as a central hub for pan-Africanist and internationalist activities and processes.
Musumali was arrested along with nearly 30 other party workers while conducting a meeting. With the parliamentary by-elections only a month away, the ruling Patriotic Front has been cracking down on mobilizations and meetings by the opposition
The Socialist Party of Zambia released its election manifesto on June 18, Wednesday, promising universal education and healthcare, as well as the expansion of housing and sanitation facilities for the masses
The presidential candidate held a rally in the Matero neighborhood of Lusaka where he addressed thousands of supporters and members of the Socialist Party of Zambia
Vedanta has spent its company’s revenue over the years to service a debt it owes to a subsidiary of itself, leaving little for the workers, the government treasury and the state-owned mining company
On Saturday, police illegally raided the village home of the party’s presidential candidate Dr. Fred M’membe
For a decade, the government has been systematically under-funding the university, and has threatened the students’ and teachers’ unions for protesting.