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Lifuka manages to con donors again

The Zambian Governance Foundation for Civil Society has received over KR64 million from the Swedish government aimed at strengthening the civil society in Zambia. Swedish Ambassador to Zambia Lena Nordstrom said a strong civil society was a prerequisite for a free and democratic society in the country. Ms. Nordstrom disclosed this development during the signing […]

While real criminals go free: man imprisoned for corruption involving a mattress and K100

The Kitwe Magistrates Court has sentenced a Mine captain at JCHX Mining Construction Limited to 12 Months imprisonment with hard labour for corrupt practices involving a mattress and K100. Kitwe Magistrate Hon. Maxwell Mainza on 3rd June 2013 found Nicholas Nkonde guilty of corrupt transaction by private person contrary to section 20(1) of the Anti-Corruption […]

Scott, Xavier Chungu’s nephew block deportation of illegal immigrants

Editor, Two illegal immigrants working at the Golf Club for Kansanshi Mining Plc in Solwezi were arrested by hard working lmmigration Officers for working without permits on 3rd July 2013. The Club Administrator known as Susan and Daro working as a the Club Manager have both been working illegally without permits. The two have no […]

Speaker confirms Livingstone MP has been too sick to work from time he was ‘elected’

Speaker confirms Livingstone MP has been too sick to work from time he was ‘elected’

Speaker of National Assembly Patrick Matibini on Thursday confirmed the Zambiawatchdog revelations that newly elected Livingstone MP Lawrence Evans has been terminally ailing in Livingstone Hospital since being elected. Mr. Matibini was responding from a point of order from Monze MP Jackie Mwiimbu who wanted to know why the people of Livingstone have been poorly […]

Fearing protests, PF officials differ on vendors relocation during Cosafa

Street vendors in Kitwe have vowed not to be disturbed by the city council who want to move them from their trading centres in a cosmetic bid to decongest the town ahead of the Cosafa games which start this weekend and their resistance has created a rift within government. Copperbelt minister Mwenya Musenge reversed the […]

ZNUT sees through PF lies, threatens to strike

The Zambia National Teachers Union (ZNUT) has threatened to take strike action if government does not honour this year’s collective agreement for improved conditions of service for its members. ZNUT President Henry Kapenda expressed concern that some conditions of service which should have been effected in June this year were still pending and this raised […]

ZAWA chairperson brings business partner in board meeting

Dear Editor, ZAWA has hardly been out of the news limelight in the last one year or so. The question one would ask is, “Is this a coincidence or its symptomatic of deep underlying mismanagement?” Just a few days ago there was an article regarding statements by the board Chairman, Mr G Robinson suggesting that […]