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A daughter of FFD president Edith Nawakwi named as Hatamba Hambulo has been murdered. Hatamba ‘s body was found dumped in a manhole in Lusaka’s Ibex Hill are around 20 hours on Tuesday. Her hands and legs were tied. Lusaka province police commissiner Joyce Kasosa revealed that a 22-year old Garden boy of Mtendere compound […]

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Opposition MMD president Nevers Mumba Wednesday morning  appeared in court and pleaded not guilty to all the four charges slapped on him . Dr Mumba was locked up at Woodlands Police Station in Lusaka overnight. He was granted bail for KR 30,000 (K30 million). Joint government investigations team public relations officer Namukolo Munyeme yesterday said […]

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Former Works and Supply Minister Mike Mulongoti has advised embattled Kabwata member of Parliament Given Lubinda to stand by his principles. In an interview with Qfm News, Mr. Mulongoti says Mr. Lubinda who is also Foreign Affairs Minister has a long term political career and has encouraged him not to give up his seat. Mr. […]

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Over K2 billion non-rebased currency is reportedly missing in Zanaco and management are currently carrying out extensive investigations. Sources in the bank revealed that the cash is suspected to have been stolen on the eve of the currency re-basing but the bank would want to down-play the issue and remain secretive. Zanaco is one of […]

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President Michael Sata and the Patriotic Front government of Zambia must immediately halt their unlawful arrests and prosecutions of journalists and opposition leaders, according to the Coalition for the Defence of Democratic Rights (CDDR). “These politically motivated arrests represent a campaign of intimidation that violates the rights of all Zambian citizens to free and fair […]

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I have dedicated the following psalms to all Zambians in the country going through trying times, politically, financially, spiritually, emotionally, physically and other pains. I also call on the Christians in Zambia to pray intensively for the continued peace in Zambia, for the government and its leadership. There is travail in the air but with […]

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By Watchdog Reporter Only about 10,000 out of the 172,000 pupils who sat for the Examinations council of Zambia (ECZ) grade 12 examinations countrywide in 2012 have reportedly Passed Mathematics, and the failure has been attributed to the low morale among teachers following government’s failure to adequately increase teachers’ salaries and other conditions of service, […]

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Tourism minister Sylvia Masebo has called for an illegal  meeting with professional hunters after illegally cancelling the tenders of hunting safaris and sacking of five top officials from the Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA). According to an advertisement in Monday’s edition of the PF run Zambia Daily Mail, the meeting will take place on Wednesday at […]

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Dear Editor, The locking up of former deputy minister Elijah Muchima in Mwilunga cells last Friday and that of Nevers Mumba a few weeks ago so that they spend their weekend in police cells brings to the fore the much hidden police bad habit locking up people to settle political and personal scores. This habit […]

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MMD president Nevers Mumba, who has been summoned to appear before a combined team of Government Joint Investigative Wings at the former Taskforce offices on corruption in Lusaka will only make himself available tomorrow due to his court cases on the Copperbelt. The Watchdog understands that Dr. Mumba was initially expected to appear before the […]

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