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Sata’s performance in 2013 below par – Survey

Sata’s performance in 2013 below par – Survey

An international survey on the performance of African presidents show that Zambia’s Michael Sata performed below par in 2013. He received a job rating of less than 50 per cent. The results released ahead of the first-ever U.S.-Africa Leaders summit-taking place in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 4-6 further shows that Sata was at the bottom […]

Sata expected in Washington for important meeting with Obama next weekend

Sata expected in Washington for important meeting with Obama next weekend

President Michael Sata is next weekend expected to travel to the USA to meet president Barack Obama together with other African leaders. According to information on the White House website, President Obama has invited all African heads of state or government in good standing with the United States and the African Union to attend the […]

Edgar Lungu annoys Barotse Royal Establishment

Edgar Lungu annoys Barotse Royal Establishment

The Barotse Royal Establishment BRE has expressed discontent with  Defense Minister Edgar Lungu for visiting Barotseland and addressing her residents without firstly paying a courtesy call to the Royal court, the Kuta, as the Lozi custom demands. Appearing on local radio Lyambai in Mongu Friday evening, the BRE also demanded an apology from the Lunguover […]

Photos of the day: PF candidate too old

Photos of the day: PF candidate too old

This great, grandpa (actual age not known) is the PF candidate in Mangango parliamentary polls set for August 19, 2014. Mangango is in Western Province. We understand the old man Rogers Lingweshi Lyambai, still wearing UNIP attire, was just told on the day of nominations that he is the ruling party’s candidate. He actually just […]

Case to hear Sata’s fitness to continue ruling allocated to Ndola judge

Case to hear Sata’s fitness to continue ruling allocated to Ndola judge

The case in which civil rights activist Brebner Changala is pushing for the setting up of a medical board to examine president Michael Sata’s mental and physical fitness to continue in office has been allocated to a judge. The matter has been allocated to Ndola based Judge Isaac Chali. Judge Chali will tomorrow, (Friday July […]

Sata arrives but Kabimba still president, cadres duped into welcoming Mulenga

Sata arrives but Kabimba still president, cadres duped into welcoming Mulenga

Despite the arrival of ailing dictator Michael Sata last night from Israel where he spent almost a week in a coma, confusion as to what is really going has continued. Zambian News and Information Services (ZANIS) reported today, July 5, 2014 that Wynter Kabimba is still acting president. ZANIS, the PF news agency, wrote that ‘acting […]

Kabimba fails to show evidence he is acting president legally

Kabimba fails to show evidence he is acting president legally

    PF secretary General Wynter Kabimba says online media are just speculating on the circumstances under which President Michael Sata handed over the instruments of power to him. The Watchdog revealed a few days ago that Sata did not properly handover power to Kabimba as the ailing dictator was unconscious at the ceremony he […]

Govt security officers abduct citizens mistaken as ZWD reporters

Govt security officers abduct citizens mistaken as ZWD reporters

  Government security officers Friday  night beat up and abducted two citizens they mistook to be Zambian Watchdog reporters. Chris Kakunta and Finess Muyumba were abducted around 22 hours from Showgrounds where they were chatting with journalists Thomas Zgyambo and Obert Simwanza. “Kakunta was actually severely beaten before being bundled in the car, and they […]