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Threats on the Zambian Watchdog by the PF When the world  was celebrating Easter, the Patriotic Front Lusaka Province and Copperbelt provincial leadership decided to have a joint Press Briefing on Good Friday April 18,2014. The joint briefing co-chaired by Geoffrey Chuumbwe the Lusaka Province PF Chairperson and Studdy Mwale the Chairperson for Copperbelt was […]

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The Lusaka Province Patriotic Front Youth Chairperson Kennedy Kamba has threatened to sort out anyone linked to the Zambian Watchdog. Speaking to Radio Phoenix on Friday April, 18,2014, Mr. Kamba said the Zambian Watchdog has been insulting President Michael Sata and the party has since resolved to “sort out” anyone suspected to be linked to […]

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By Bill Chanda Government should introduce logic as a subject in schools… I see a lot of intellectual poverty in people. In Zambia intelligence is measured by passing exams, which entails cramming, but no learning (development of the mind to think beyond) takes place. No wonder 95% of people go to school to get a […]

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Ceremonial Vice-President Guy Scott said Zambians are enjoying the fruits of electing the PF into government and that his party is delivering on campaign promises. Scott, who is receiving free mealie meal, free fuel, and hefty allowances, said the standard of living for the majority Zambians was improving as per PF 2011 campaign promises. He […]

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As expected, new Tourism and Arts minister Jean Kapata has dissolved the Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) board with immediate effect. Meanwhile, former Communications Minister William Harrington has been granted leave to seek judicial review over the findings of former tourism Minister Sylvia Masebo’s tribunal. On the dissolving of the ZAWA board, a source at Ministry […]

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We are all aware that the youths that are being used to perpetrate violence are those youths that are poor and illiterate so we should address these issues if we are to seriously address political violence in a long term.

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  By Dr. Given Mutinta   Dear Excellences, I am writing to you in relation to the growing culture of violence in Zambia and your silence. Through your intelligence constituents you are aware that President Michael Sata’s regime has a militia that is brandishing various weaponries including firearms and machetes, and freely attacking innocent souls. […]

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The Media Institute for Southern Africa (MISA) Zambia has told off copperbelt useless minister Mwenya Musenge for insinuating that radio stations in Zambia must inform the police before hosting political leaders on their radio stations. Below is a reproduced statement signed by MISA Zambia chairperson Hellen Mwale. Ref: Respect the right to Freedom of expression […]

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More scandals are being reported at the Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) as Director General Zen Vlahakis is reported to have paid himself a huge gratuity before his contract ends. A source from within the Ministry of Tourism and Arts has disclosed that Mr. Vlahakis contract expires on April 21,2014 but has already paid himself the […]

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The Committee to Protect Journalists has just published its final report on media freedom violations around the world. On Zambia, CPJ documented at least 16 cases of anti-press violations in 2013, including arrests, assaults, and official harassment. This is what the international media organisation has to say: Promises of a freer media environment by the […]

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