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ZIAL Mediocrity and negative pass rate

IALE MEDIOCRITY AND ITS 0.00002% PASS RATE Dear Editor, Allow me to share my thoughts on the ongoing debate on the pass rate at Zambia Institute of Advanced Legal Education (ZIALE). It is invigorating to be on Zambian Watchdog everyday, we browse at every given opportunity, even when we wake up at night to go […]

The genesis of PF power struggles, K14B debt possible end

The genesis of PF power struggles, K14B debt possible end

The on-going PF squabbles of who takes over when ailing dictator Michael Sata goes have now spilled-over and paralyzed governmenment operations. Background It all started in 2008 when late president Levy Mwanawasa died in France at the time the Fred Mmembe, Mutembo Nchito, and other cartel members wanted him the most because of the 14 […]

‘Traffic cops in Livingstone too corrupt’

Editor Allow me to register my shocking disappointment at the levels of corruption and harassment that livingstone residents are subjected to by zambia police traffic officers. I can confirm to you that Police stations especially Dambwa central Police are stinking with corruption. These officers are either demon possessed or too intoxicated with power. They have […]

High court says Acting Chief Justice should constitute tribunal against Masebo

High court says Acting Chief Justice should constitute tribunal against Masebo

The Lusaka High Court has  ruled that Acting Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda should set up a tribunal to investigate Tourism and Arts Minister Silvia Masebo over misconduct on how she has been handling issues at the Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA). Delivering judgement this afternoon, Lusaka High Court Judge Dominic Sichinga ruled that the action by […]

Corruption right at police headquarters

Dear editor please withhold my ID … My heart bleeds to death after witnessing the high levels of corruption going on at police headquarters concerning finger print and criminal record clearance for the newly recruited civil servants… I happened to have escorted a niece of mine for the same yesterday and we were told to […]

Another international rating agency downgrades Zambia

Another international rating agency downgrades Zambia

Just three days after Standards & Poor downgraded Zambia’s credit rating to negative, Fitch Ratings has also downgraded Zambia’s Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) to ‘B’ from ‘B+’. Zambia’s foreign currency senior unsecured bond ratings have also been downgraded to ‘B’ from ‘B+’. Simultaneously, the Short-term IDR has been affirmed at […]

George Chellah confirms the dumping of Mwamba in this statement

STATE HOUSE- LUSAKA THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA Media Statement For Immediate Release PRESIDENT SATA APPOINTS NEW INFORMATION PERMANENT SECRETARY LUSAKA, Monday, October 28, 2013 – His Excellency Mr Michael Chilufya Sata, President of the Republic of Zambia, has with immediate effect appointed Mr. Wamunyima Muwana as Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting […]

Hunt for Successor 52: Forty-nine toasts to intellectual idleness

By Field Ruwe  Forty-nine years later, we are contented with mediocrity; with poverty; with disease; and with an idle mind. We have failed to turn our country into a paradise. Yes, this country, endowed with minerals and precious stones is for the Chinese, Indians, and others to exploit; this fertile undulating picturesque country, flowing with […]

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