PRESS RELEASE—ACHPR makes a Decision on Barotseland Petition

by BNFA Executive Committee

The African Commission for Human and Peoples Rights has made a decision on admissibility in the matter of the Ngambela of Barotseland and Others versus the Republic of Zambia. In a letter addressed to Mr. Clement Wainyae Sinyinda in his capacity as Chairman-General of the Barotse National Freedom Alliance (BNFA), the Secretary of the Commission, Dr. Mary Maboreke, has indicated that the detailed decision of the Commission passed at its 18th Extra Ordinary Session held in Nairobi from 29th July to 7th August 2015 will be communicated to the parties after presentation to the Heads of States Summit of the African Union. Read more-html Read more-pdf


by Mwananyandi Mukunyandela Mukouoyisa

The stories taking rounds in the airwaves and on cyberspace is very damaging to the very principles upon which the Barotse Kingdom is anchored on. If it is not true, those that are in the positions to set the record straight must stand up and do the needful other than sit and watch while people are fretting and being infuriated by none issues. On the other hand, if the stories have any truth at all, it casts a dark cloud on the Kingdom of Barotseland because it means that the Litunga, with or without the Kuta, has turned against the expressed will of the people as enshrined in the BNC resolutions of March 2012. In other words, it means abdication on his part. Read more-html Read more-pdf