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Minister of Tourism and Arts Silvia Masebo has exhibited rare courage and some integrity by openly opposing the granting of a mining licence to Zambezi Resources in Lower Zambezi National Park tabulating various reasons on how Zambia would lose out on tourism revenue and negative image abroad. In a clear case of auto-pilot and lack […]

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As Nurses are gnashing their teeth and crying over their dismissals for demanding improved salaries and medical facilities, President Michael Sata’s current wife Christine Kaseba is in the United Emirates Republic (Dubai) Procuring state of the art medical equipment to be installed at State House. Intelligence sources have told the Zambian Watchdog that Sata’s wife, […]

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GBM given 8 charges

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Former Defence Minister Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba (GBM) has been slapped with eight charges in relation to a  Zesco tender to supply electricity poles. But the Kasama MP has not been formally arrested as his lawyers asked for time to study the charges. GBM confirmed the development in an interview outside Woodlands Police Station where he […]

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Instructions to have only State House official Photographers take pictures of President Sata have backfired. State House has posted pictures of the ailing dictator sleeping on the Presidential Chopper soon after disembarking from Emirates Airlines. The pictures from State House captured by Eddie Mwanaleza have gone viral on the Internet. Sata fell asleep immediately he […]

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Shame that the Vice President Guy Scott insults women in order to make GBM resign from PF, say Human Rights activists Sara Longwe. In a message to the Watchdog and in reaction to Scott statement that GBM should resign “if he is man enough”, Longwe said Scott clearly implying that women are cowards. She said […]

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Ailing dictator Michael Chilufya Sata will as usual go for medication from Ethiopia.  Sata is currently in Ethiopia for the Annual meetings of African presidents in Addis Ababa. His mouthpiece George Chellah has confirmed that Sata will go under for 14 days starting from next Saturday.  Chellah did not however say where Sata is heading to […]

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Over 100 enviromental organisations in Zambia have rejected and are protesting the decision by the Zambian government to allow the opening of a huge open pit mine in the Lower Zambezi management area. The more than 100 NGOs fall under the Zambia Community Natural Resources Management Forum (ZCBNRM).ZCBNRM chairperson Vincent Ziba told the Watchdog in a […]

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One of the petitioners in the Wynter Kabimba tribunal Brebner Changala has threatened to pull out because of alleged bias in favour of Kabimba by tribunal Chairman Evans Hamaundu. Judge Hamundu and Kabumba are close friends and former classmates at Kafue Boys. Changala told the Zambian Watchdog that he was shocked at the blatant biasness […]

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The latest Auditor-General’s report shows that in most areas loss of public funds has increased to alarming levels under the PF. The report shows that there have been some insignificant improvements in some areas during the period the PF has been in power. Under PF, unvouched expenditure has massively increased to K 553,142,715,946 in 2012 […]

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President Sata’s physical condition is the factor on which all else hangs, especially the sharpening divisions in his party, according to the latest edition of Africa Confidential. http://www.africa-confidential.com/article-preview/id/5168/The_politics_of_health Age and ill health will restrict President Michael Chilufya Sata’s public appearances this year, fuelling speculation that he will not be fit enough to contest the 2016 […]

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