Following exposure, PF AKafumba tries to beat Nelly Mutti

Following exposure, PF AKafumba tries to beat Nelly Mutti

Justice Permanent Secretary Joseph Akafumba on Tuesday attempted to physically harm lawyer Nelly Mutti following exposure that he and Minister Wynter Kabimba are defrauding retired civil servants. The Watchdog on Tuesday reported how Akafumba (in the photo below), Kabimba and their partner Rabson Malipenga criminally transferred a payment file for Voluntary Separation Association of Zambia […]

Former Solicitor-general refuses to be appointed Chief Justice by Sata

Former Solicitor-general refuses to be appointed Chief Justice by Sata

Former Solicitor-General Sam Chisulo has refused to be appointed as Chief Justice by President Michael Sata. This is probably the first time in the history of Zambia that someone has turned down such an appointment. State House sources told the Watchdog that Sata invited lawyer Chisulo to state House Wednesday morning and offered him the […]

MISA says NO to banning social media, online is for public interest

A three man Media Institute for Southern Africa (MISA) Zambia delegation has categorically told a parliamentary select committee on Information and broadcasting that government must not interfere with the operation of social media and other online media as they have proven to be a courier of message of public interest. Appearing before the Kabinga Pande […]

Solicitor General Musa Mwenye Concedes

Solicitor General Musa Mwenye Concedes

Solicitor General Musa Mwenye Wednesday morning desperately searched for a straw to cling on as he was made to sink in the pool of legal ignorance and useful idiocy syndrome during the Wynter Kabimba tribunal. Mwenye who sounded ignorant of the law applicable in Zambia regarding the functions of his office claimed the tribunal should […]

Chipimo says NAREP won’t be part to any opposition alliance

Chipimo says NAREP won’t be part to any opposition alliance

National Restoration party (NAREP) president Elias Chipimo Junior has ruled out the possibility of his party being part to an opposition alliance anytime soon. Chipimo has told QFM News in an interview that his party has considered a number of things in reaching at the decision not to be part of the opposition alliance being advocated […]

ZRA board to act on corrupt director as ACC moves in

The Zambia Revenue Authority board will tomorrow meet to decide the fate of Director of Investigations George Siame after the Zambian Watchdog exposed Siame’s corruption. According to a source the board late last year instructed the Anti Corruption Commission to institute investigation after the exposure. ” After reading on Zambian Watchdog that Siame had received […]

No meallie meal in kaputa for one week now

A shortage of mealie meal and cement has hit Kaputa district with most outlets having no stock of the commodities. A random check by ZANIS in Kaputa today revealed that most shops ran out of the commodity over a week ago. One of the mealie trader, Kamona Kapilima of George Shoppers told ZANIS that mealie […]

Airtel admits registering Gen Miyanda’s sim without his knowleade

Dear Editor, We write with reference to the article that appeared on your Facebook page dated 19 January 2014 titled: “AIRTEL REGISTERS GEN MIYANDA’S SIMCARD AND PERSONAL DETAILS WITHOUT HIS KNOWLEDGE”. Airtel hereby confirms that Brigadier General Godfrey Miyanda did not register his SIM card with us and that the text messages sent to him […]

‘God is punishing us through Sata’

Editor, I can’t help but think of the scripture in Proverbs that gives us insight into the impact that rulers have upon their people. In its entirety it states: ” When the righteous rule, the people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, the people groan.” Proverbs 29:2 There are plenty of examples in scripture of […]

Poor animals; PF govt agrees to turn Lower Zambezi Park into open pit mine

Poor animals; PF govt agrees to turn Lower Zambezi Park into open pit mine

The Zambian government has finally allowed an Australian mining giant to start mining in the lower Zambezi despite sharp rejection from its own experts at Zambia Environmental Management Agency, ZAWA, local communities and UNESCO. The Lower Zambezi National Park is about to be declared a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and […]