Mmembe mad with Lungu dissolving Chikopa tribunal, but ZWD warned him

President Edgar Lungu, who saw nothing wrong with the Lovemore Chikopa tribunal as Justice Minister under late Micheal Sata has now dissolved the same tribunal that was set up to investigate Judges, Nigel Mutuna, and Charles Kajimanga. We warned Fred Mmembe, Wynter Kabimba, Mutembo Nchito and others when we first coined the word cartel that […]

Chikwanda may resign or get fired over differences with Lungu on mining taxes

Ailing President Edgar Lungu sharply differed with Finance Minister Alexander of revisions on the mineral royalty taxes. Highly placed sources at the Ministry of Finance and State House have revealed that Chikwanda was against any revision to the controversial mineral royalties because the PF government was totally bankrupt and there were no other revenue measures. […]

Retirement age was another PF continuity with ‘donchi kubeba’- HH

OFFICIAL STATEMENT 26th March 2015 The decision by the PF government to stubbornly retain the retirement age at 65 years despite their promise to reverse it to 55 years once elected is another clear case of ‘continuity with donchi kubeba’ syndrome. The argument that they have no money to pay retirees at the moment is […]

Lungu embarks his medical trip to Asia

As earlier revealed by the Zambianwatchdog, ailing President Edgar Lungu last evening left the country for China where his main purpose is for treatment using medication not yet approved by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Just like late Michael Sata’s medical trips, Lungu’s trip has also been disguised as an official working visit where, according […]

BOZ Governor admits ‘collapsing’ Kwacha is difficult for business

The Bank of Zambia (BoZ) says it cannot rule out the use of instruments such as reserve ratios to address the continued volatility in the exchange rate market. Central Bank Governor Denny Kalyalya says the Central Bank is aware that the current volatility in the exchange market is making it difficult for business houses to […]

Bankrupt PF Govt bribes Trade Unions to agree revised retirement age

A Technical Committee of two trade union mother bodies set up to look at the revision of the retirement age has supported the upward adjustment. Federation of Tree Trade Unions of Zambia -FFTUZ- President Chingati Msiska says his union and the Zambia Congress of Trade Unions -ZCTU- are in support of the new policy measure […]

Mmembe and Kabimba jailed over RB contempt case

FORMER minister of Justice Wynter Kabimba who is now Rainbow Party leader Post Newspapers owner Fred M’membe have been remanded in prison for contempt of court and will remain there until they meet bail requirements. This is in case in which Mmembe using The Post newspaper allowed Kabimba to comment on one of former president […]

Doctors recommend dialysis for Lungu who also suffers memory lapses

A highly confidential document on the status of President Edgar Lungu’s health reveals that he also has an infection of the kidneys and renal dialysis has been recommended. According to the documents seen by the Watchdog, as at Friday 13th March 2015, results from the four tests on Lungu indicate that he has Acute Respiratory […]

PF sends State House vehicles, cash for bribing voters in bye-elections

The Patriotic Front’s abuse of government resources in the upcoming by elections has moved into high gear with the dispatch of four government Toyota Land Cruiser Prados and two Nissan Navaras bearing State House number plates ABX 4439 and ACL 7824. The vehicles have been sent to Senga Hill were the PF are battling their […]

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