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Palm Sunday: Lightning kills one, three in critical condition

One woman died instantly while three other people remain in a critical condition and are hospitalised at Kabwe General Hospital after being struck by lightning on their return from celebrating Palm Sunday in Kabwe’s Makululu compound. The four, all congregants of United Church of Zambia met their fate shortly after the celebrations when some rain […]

Zambians are lazy, says newly employed Mulusa

After failing to pay contractors, the PF has now shifted the blame and started insulting Zambians saying they are lazy. State House inspector Lucky Mulusa says Forty-six Zambian contractors have abandoned their projects in Muchinga Province. Mulusa says there is need for Zambia to copy the mindset of the Chinese people. He said there is […]

Man found dead in a council guest house

A middle aged man was this morning found dead in his room at the council guest house in Mkushi, his body is lying in the mortuary at the district hospital, the door to his room was found unlocked. Circumstances leading to his death are not known but some sources at the guest house suspect that […]

PF plotting to remove SG Chama, replace him with Tutwa Ngulube

PF plotting to remove SG Chama, replace him with Tutwa Ngulube

A group calling itself 100%PF is secretly moving a plot to remove secretary general Davis Chama from his position and replace with someone else. An informer from the group has told the Watchdog that plans have been made to start soliciting for signatures countrywide to petition President Edgar Lungu to relieve Chama of his duties […]

Graduates selling tomatoes protest continues

My name is George N. Mtonga II, Im an investment banker with Assurant Group. I held a protest on March 28th 2015 in which I set up a stand selling tomatoes in solidarity with my brothers and sisters in Zambia who cant find jobs. While this stunt was inspired by Stella’s comment on the UNZA […]

‘About 700 to lose jobs at Chambishi’

Dear editor, Allow me space to air my frustration and absolute disappointment in the manner that government has continued to tolerate the ill conducts of investors in the mining sector. Jobs for over 700 employees at Chambishi Metals plc on the copperbelt will be lost this April as management intends to close the production of […]

Zambian footballer charged with rape in UK

A footballer who earned a Zambia Under-20s call up at 17 is scheduled to stand trial accused of rape on Monday (March 30). Loveday Mumbuluma, now 21, of Southwell Road, Norwich, is accused, but denies, a single count of raping a woman in Chelmsford on Sunday, September 8, 2013. He will appear in the dock […]

‘Broke Zambia Railways’ boss panics after Watchdog expose

Zambia Railways Managing Director Muyenga Atanga on Thursday hurriedly called for a meeting with contractors and suppliers to plead with them not to address their concerns through the Zambian Watchdog. Following the expose that the company has not paid its contractors for over three months, Atanga called for an emergency meeting at 08:00hrs in Lusaka, […]

It’s not our duty to create jobs – Shamenda

Labour Minister Fackson Shamenda says it is not the responsibility of the PF government to create jobs for the people in the country. Shamenda made the comments just after one of late president Michael Sata’s illegitimate children mocked unemployed graduates for failing to make it in life. Stella Mulenga, a bastard child of Sata, caused […]

Inconsistencies: PF puts 3 different retirements ages

President Edgar Lungu has directed the Ministry of Justice to change the law on retirement age so that workers can retire either at 55, 60 or 65. Lungu says 55 will be early retirement while normal retirement will be 60 and late retirement at 65 years old. He said this from China a statement issued […]

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