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Oct 20, 2017

BAROTSELAND: Imprisoned Freedom Fighter Hospitalised

Below is an article published by Zambian Watchdog: Sylvester Kalima Inambao, one of the three Barotseland leaders imprisoned for allegedly usurping the power of the Zambian state executive for their role in implementing the 2012 Barotse National Council declaration of independence from Zambia, has once again been hospitalized. According to a source from within the Barotseland independence movement,...

Oct 20, 2017

BAROTSELAND: Imprisoned Freedom Fighter Hospi...

In 2012, three leaders of Barotseland were imprisoned by the Zambian State for exercising their right to self-determination. Since his imprisonment, leader Sylevester Kalima has battled continuous illness...

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Sep 05, 2017

Barotseland: Don’t Forget Afumba Mombotwa

The article was published by the Zambian Watchdog: Afumba Mombotwa, the Barotseland independence activist and Linyungandambo freedom fighting movement leader remains forgotten in Luwingu state prison...

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Aug 08, 2017

Barotseland: Mombotwa Condemns State Violence...

  The article below was published by The Barotseland Post:   Imprisoned Barotseland independence leader Afumba Mombotwa has castigated the Zambian state for its continued arrests, torture...

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Jul 27, 2017

Barotseland: Zambia on the Verge of Becoming a...

Below is an article published by Businesslive.co.za: A crackdown on opposing voices — in the media and from political parties — has Zambian civil society lamenting the country’s slide...

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Jul 25, 2017

Barotseland: Activist Freed After Three-Month...

    Below is an article published by The Barotseland Post: After unlawfully detaining him for three months without trial, bail or any basic human rights, the draconian Zambian state has...

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Apr 04, 2017

Barotseland: Leader Not Able to Attend Son’s...

  Below is an article published by The Barotseland Post: Likando Pelekelo’s first born son has died from a yet to be established cause, while his father continues to serve a 10-year jail sentence...

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Mar 21, 2017

Barotseland: Litunga Asked to Abdicated for Showing...

  Below it is an article published by the Barotseland Post: The Lusaka High Court has referred the matter in which three Lozi traditionalists want Litunga Lubosi Imwiko II to abdicate for gross...

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Mar 16, 2017

Barotseland: Kuomboka Ceremony in 2017 Expected...

  The article below was published by the The Barotseland Post   The Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) has officially announced Saturday, 8th April, 2017 as the date for the Kuomboka Ceremony....

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Feb 24, 2017

Barotseland: Renewed Calls for Independence

  The following article was published by Zambia Reports:   The Barotse National Council (BNC) has recognized the urgent need for a roadmap for the implementation of the BNC’s 2012 resolutions. This...

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Jan 16, 2017

Barotseland: Sixth Anniversary of Mongu Killi...

Below is an article published by Lusakatimes.com: It is today exactly six years since Zambia’s Rupiah Bwezani Banda government issued marching orders to the police to use maximum force and stop...

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Jan 03, 2017

Barotseland: Reflections on 1964 Independence...

  Below is an article published by The Barotseland Post: A lot has been said and written about the Barotseland Agreement of 1964 (BA’64) but not a whole lot from those that...

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Nov 23, 2016

Barotseland: Imprisonment of Leaders Could Help...

Below is an article published by The Barotseland Post: "Although we are not happy to have been imprisoned by Zambia, we believe our imprisonment is helping in highlighting the cause for Barotseland independence,”...

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Oct 11, 2016

Barotseland: Prisoner of Conscience Falls Ill...

Below is an article published by The Barotseland Post: A Mwembeshi prison informant has revealed that Inambao Kalima, one of the two Barotseland leaders serving a ten year sentence alongside Barotseland...

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Sep 27, 2016

Barotseland: Zambia Appeals the Acquittal of Barotse...

The article below is published by the Barotseland Post Five Barotse youths who walked to freedom on 28th June 2016 when Kaoma Magistrate Chingumbe found them with no case to answer over seditious practices...

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Jul 01, 2016

Barotseland: Zambian Court Acquits Five Youths...

Below is an article published by Barotseland Press The five Barotse youths were arrested by Zambia state Police in Mongu on Thursday October, 29 2015 and charged with seditious practices. They were arrested...

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Mar 15, 2016

Barotseland: Five Youths on Politically-Motivated...

  Below is an article published by Barotseland Post:  The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) is an international, nonviolent, and democratic membership organization. Its...

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Mar 08, 2016

Barotseland: Zambian Court to Rule on Self-Determination...

This article was published on The Barotseland Post.   The treason trial involving four Barotseland independence leaders, Administrator General Afumba Mombotwa and his three co-accused is coming...

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Feb 18, 2016

Barotseland: President Lungo Receives Sahrawi...

This article was published by The Barotseland Post.   In spite of denying the people of Barotseland’s indisputable right to self-determination and independence, the Zambian President Edgar...

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Jan 29, 2016

Barotseland: A Zambian Presidential Campaign Tool?...

  Below is an article published by The Barotseland Post Zambian politicians are trekking back to Barotseland seeking relief from registered voters as it has become crystal clear that none of them...

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Dec 01, 2015

Barotseland: Report on the Four Barotse Activists...

  Below is an article published by Barotseland Post: Date Published: 28th November, 2015 Author:   Legal editor, Barotseland Post Report Compiled and Submitted By: SALEYA KWALOMBOTA and...

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Nov 27, 2015

Open Letter to Zambian President Following Arrest...

RE: Open Letter Concerning the Arrest of Five Barotse Youths and the Confiscation of the UNPO Flag on 29 October 2015   H.E. Mr Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia, The Unrepresented...

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Nov 19, 2015

Barotseland: A Message from Mukobeko Maximum Security...

Follow the story with UNPO here The below article was published by the Barotseland Post Barotseland independence leaders Honorable Afumba Mombotwa, Paul Masialeti Masiye, Sylvester Kalima and Pelekelo...

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Nov 11, 2015

Barotseland: Petitions Call on UN to Release Political...

Barotseland National Youth League’s petition can be found here Linyungandambo National Women’s League’s petition can be found here   Below is an article published by Barotseland...

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Oct 21, 2015

Barotseland: Imprisoned Activists Trial Adjou...

  Follow the story here Below is an article posted by Barotseland Post:   Trial for the four Barotse treason accused failed to take off in the Kabwe High Court today as the defense lawyer...

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Oct 12, 2015

Barotseland: Imprisoned Activists to Appear before...

  Below is an article published by the Barotseland Post:   You can read about the activists’ arrest here, please The case involving Hon. Afumba Mombotwa and his three co-accused is...

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Sep 29, 2015

Barotseland: BNFA Publicity Secretary Dies

  Below is an article published by the Barotseland Post:   The Barotse National Freedom Alliance (BNFA) Publicity Secretary Hon. Situmbeko Musiyalela is dead. He died in the early morning...

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Sep 25, 2015

Barotseland: Trial for Activists Charged with...

Below is an article from the Barotseland Post:   The state has applied for an adjournment in the matter where Afumba Mombotwa, Sylvester Kalima Inambao, Likando Pelekelo and Masiye Masiyaleti have...

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Sep 17, 2015

Barotseland: Solidarity Demonstration outside...

The below article is from the Barotseland Post:   The state has asked for adjournment in the case where four Barotse activists, Afumba Mombotwa, Sylvester Kalima Inambao, Likando Pelekelo and Paul...

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Aug 28, 2015

Barotseland: University Pushes for Support of...

  Below is an article by The Post:   UNIVERSITY of Barotseland vice-chancellor Dr Muyoba Macwani says the government has neglected rural students. Speaking in an interview after the official...

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Aug 18, 2015

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UNPO REPRESENTATION: BAROTSE NATIONAL FREEDOM ALLIANCE Barotseland was admitted to the UNPO as a member on 23 November 2013. OVERVIEW Barotseland is the traditional land of the Barotse and comprises...

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Aug 18, 2015

Barotseland: Zambian Government Restricts Attendance...

Below an article released by the Barotse Post  In an unprecedented move, the Zambian government has insisted that the 18th August 2015 treason trial for Afumba Mombotwa and his co-accused will...

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Jul 28, 2015

Barotseland: Nationalists to Be Tried in Augu...

Below is an article published by the Barotse Post:   Barotseland transitional government leader Afumba Mombotwa and his three co-accused who were today, 24th July 2015, secretly transferred...

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Apr 02, 2015

Barotseland: Unity Is the Only Way to Reach Independence...

    Below is an article published by The Barotseland Post:   The fundamental principle of democracy is the freedom of expression and right to affiliate or associate freely with any group...

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Mar 17, 2015

Barotseland: Appeal Case Adjourned for Jailed...

Below is an articles published by The Barotseland Post: The appeal case for the Barotseland National Youth league executive leaders; Muziba, Nayoto and Sikwibele who are jailed for three years with hard...

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Feb 04, 2015

Barotseland: Activists Call upon the Zambian President...

Below is the letter of the Barotse National Freedom Alliance to the Zambian President published by Lusaka Times:   Accept our compliments of the season and congratulations on your assumption of...

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Jan 27, 2015

Barotseland: Secession Case Deemed Treason and...

Below is an article published by The Barotseland Post This transpired when the quartet appeared before Mumbwa magistrate Court today 26th January 2015, facing charges of Sedition and treason felony. They...

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Jan 06, 2015

Barotseland: Zambian Presidential Candidates Make...

Photo courtesy of Michael Jefferies@flickr Below are articles from Lusakatimes and Zambia National Broadcasting Corporations: Forum for Democratic Alternatives leader (FDA), Rodwig Sondashi, says he...

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Dec 11, 2014

Barotseland: Catholic Priest Calls for Liberation...

Photo courtesy of WorldFish@flickr Below is an article published by The Barotseland Post and Zambian Watchdog: To know more about the arrest of Mr Afumba Mombotwa, please read our previous article. As...

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Dec 08, 2014

Barotseland: Leader Afumba Mombotwa Captured by...

Below is an article published by Barotsepost: The leader of the Linyungandambo liberation movement and Administrator General of the Barotseland transitional government Afumba Mombotwa who was captured...

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Sep 16, 2014

Barotseland: Independence Will Require Effort,...

The issue is not whether Barotseland is wealthy enough to be independent, but as a result of broken marriage with Zambia and have realized our alienation right to self-determination – caused by the...

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