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HH plans to protest on independence day

United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema says he will tomorrow stage a protest to coincide with the country’s independence against what he has termed as ‘rampart abuse of human rights’ under the ruling Patriotic Front administration. Responding to a question during a media briefing in Lusaka today on why he is shunning […]

Teachers union official suspended for saying G12 exams should be nullified

THE Secondary School Teachers Union of Zambia (SESTUZ) on the Copperbelt has suspended Kitwe district chairman Evans Chisanga for urging President Michael Sata to nullify this year’s national wide Grade Twelve Examinations on account of alleged rampant malpractices. Mr Chisanga will remain suspended and shall not perform any duties of a chairperson until the Provincial […]

Lack of board at RDA a national scandal and white-collar criminality-HH

Opposition UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema has described the lack of a substantive Road Development Agency (RDA) Board as the highest national scandal and white-collar criminality. Deputy Speaker of National Assembly, Mkondo Lungu, yesterday directed that the Minister of Transport, Works and Supply issues a comprehensive statement as to reasons why RDA has been operating without […]

Kambwili confirms CB residents want to embarrass Sata with protests

Copperbelt residents, including PF cadres in the area, are set to embarrass president Michael Sata when he goes for his independence day celebrations there. Information reaching the Watchdog indicate that Copperbelt people feel cheated that Mr. Sata has never thanked them for the massive votes they gave him in 2011 elections and even the MPs […]

Too much dagga: Jamaica could be banned from international athletics

World Anti-Doping Agency chief John Fahey has slammed Jamaican authorities for failing to accommodate an independent audit of their anti-doping regime until next year. WADA said last week Jamaican prime minister Portia Simpson-Miller had invited a special team to inspect the country’s anti-doping authority but the global body was “unhappy” the visit could not be […]

UPND suspends MP serving in PF regime

UPND suspends MP serving in PF regime

 The opposition UPND has suspended its Sijambela MP Poniso Njeulu for gross misconduct. Njeulo is currently working for the PF as deputy minister of Information and Broadcasting Services According to the letter of suspension signed by UPND secretary General Winstone Chibwe, Njeulu has been refusing to campaign for his party and refusing to make financial […]

Nurses disapointed again this monthend

Dear editor, I went to ZANACO  Kasama with so much excitement and anticipation because the PF government had promised us nurses that it would look into the concerns we had raised during the strike action but was shocked after spending over 2 hours in the queue to find that the promise government made to look […]

Chella condemns HH

President Michael Sata’s mouth piece George Chella has  twisted the statement issued by UPND president Hakainde Hichilema by claiming that Hichilema called for independence day celebrations boycott. In a badly, terribly and as usual poorly written statement released to the media Chella in the name of president Sata described Mr. Hichilema’s call on Zambians to […]

MMD adopts Malama for Mansa

The MMD has adopted Mr. Alfred Malama Kapolyo as the party’s parliamentary candidate in the November 22 parliamentary byelections. According to information obtained, Mr. Kapolyo who is a Mansa based businessman is also the party’s acting provincial chairperson for Luapula Province. The UPND have adopted Mrs. Rosemary Mwiche while the PF have adopted Dr. Chitalu […]