WE REBRANDED TO EF NOT TO BE MISTAKEN FOR GAY SUPPORT, SAYS KABIMBA
Economic Front (EF) leader Wynter Kabimba says the party changed its name from Rainbow in order to move away from the perceived sexual orientation that goes with the name rainbow.
And Kabimba dismissed assertions that he is being bankrolled by Chinese businessmen, who are said not to feel accommodated in the new UPND era.
Kabimba also said there was nothing to celebrate from the Kabwata election results by both the UPND and the PF, as the election showed clear inadequacies involving the two leading parties.
Speaking with Daily Revelation, Kabimba said the rebranding from Rainbow to EF was to disassociate the party from gay support attached with the name Rainbow.
He said the party did not want to be associated as being sympathetic and supportive of the LGBT sexual orientation, but as a party which embraced Christian values, saying that was what was being demanded by the membership.
Asked on information that he was being bankrolled by Chinese businessmen who were bankrolling the PF during their time in power, but now felt left out by the new administration, Kabimba described the information as “common propaganda in politics”, saying he had never been to the Chinese Embassy nor met with any Chinese businessman to support his political ambitions.
On the outcome of the Kabwata parliamentary by-election, which saw the UPND win the seat after their candidate Andrew Tayengwa garnered 13,665 ahead of his closest PF competitor Clement Tembo’s 11,192, in a by-election that was characterised by voter apathy, Kabimba said it will be folly for both leading contenders to comfort themselves with that outcome.
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