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Another sick, old man takes over as president

Another sick, old man takes over as president

Another sick, old man has taken over as Zambia’s president, but for 90 days. Zambia’s president Michael Sata died last evening, leaving a power vacuum. Defence minister Edgar Lungu was acting president but he has been made to step aside for Scott. According to information received Guy Scott, with the help of Fred M’membe, the […]

Mongu largely ignores Edgar Lungu as he welcomes Luhila

Mongu largely ignores Edgar Lungu as he welcomes Luhila

Just as predicted by the Zambian Watchdog on Friday, the Patriotic Front stage-managed defections of cadres from opposition parties during a poorly attended rally. Among those paraded, as defectors were former Deputy Minister in the MMD government Alexis Luhila, his wife and former Western Province Minister in the MMD era Mwapela. The PF cadres claimed […]

After 50 years of independence: Water, power crisis get worse in Zambia

After 50 years of independence: Water, power crisis get worse in  Zambia

Crippling water shortages and power blackouts have hit most parts of the country with some families and traders losing a lot of money over the perishable foods. In Lusaka, power blackouts are the order of the day while water rationing has also affected the biggest hospital in the country, UTH. In areas such as Mutendere, […]

Broke PF suspends construction of new roads

Broke PF suspends construction of new roads

The Ministry of Finance has directed the Road Development Agency (RDA) not to sign new road development contracts, Secretary to the Treasury, Fredson Yamba has said. Speaking when he paid a courtesy call on Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States, Palan Mulunda, Mr Yamba however said that the old contracts will continue to run, according […]

Munkombwe says PF is in a very difficulty situation, as Scott attempts resignation

Munkombwe says PF is in a very difficulty situation, as Scott attempts resignation

Southern province PF chairperson Daniel Munkombwe has admitted that the ruling party is in a very difficulty situation and needs membership more than any political party in Zambia. Munkombwe, who belongs to the endangered Wynter Kabimba faction currently embroiled in a tussle of party leadership with the GBM faction was commenting on the recent plans […]

Jubilee conference aimed at making Mulenga Sata president

Jubilee conference aimed at making  Mulenga Sata president

The Jubilee leadership conference is a project aimed at propping president Michael’ son Mulenga as the next president of Zambia and it’s codenamed “born 64’, the Zambian Watchdog maintains. On Thursday, one of the organisers of the conference Stanley Mhango issued a statement refuting the earlier revelations by the Watchdog that Vernon Mwaanga and Maureen […]

Kabimba and OP director want HH harmed in police cells as Chikwanda hits back at Kabimba

Kabimba and OP director want HH harmed in police cells as Chikwanda hits back at Kabimba

 Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba Wednesday afternoon held another meeting with the Zambian Security Services Director General Martin Mwanambale to have the vocal opposition UPND president Hakainde Hichilema arrested and detained at the notorious Kitwe’s Kanfinsa prison. And Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda yesterday, Wednesday, continued hitting back at the Kabimba camp by wondering why they were […]

Team Kabimba celebrates Mangango with double victory

Team Kabimba celebrates Mangango with double victory

There were massive celebrations by the PF’s Team A Wynter Kabimba camp after unofficial election results indicated that they had won the heavily contested Mangango by-election in Western province. And what more, it was double celebrations for the Kabimba camp that wants the PF presidency after news filtered through that ailing president Michael Sata could […]

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