Zambian financial scams worry Oxfam

Oxfam Country Director Nellie  Nyangwa says when the public financial and procurement systems are dysfunctional,  high net worth individuals and corporates take advantage of  the porous taxation system to deprive government tax, public resources are lost and it is the poor who pay the price. Ms Nyangwa said    paradise paper like the Panama paper […]

Lungu is having sleepless nights over my popularity-HH

Lungu is having sleepless nights over my popularity-HH

By Fulman Mukobeko and Pamela Mulenga (President)Edgar Lungu is  having sleepless nights about our growing popularity, United Party for National Development (UPND) torch-bearer Hakainde Hichilema  has vowed. And a swift action from professional and alert police outside the Olympic  Africa Centre stopped the PF cadres from disrupting the UPND card renewal exercise. Meanwhile, Hichilema fondly […]

I am not a sleeping MP-Kaziya , has he warns Zambians of Asian Origin

By Fulman Mukobeko I am not a sleeping Matero MP, says Lloyd Mulenga Kaziya, as he threatens  to deal with  Zambians of Asian origins who have connived with corrupt council officers to encroach  on government gazetted space  through illegal   extension of their plots close to the streets in Lusaka’s Emmasdale area. And Kaziya is […]

Where is the money going?

                  While Zambians are making fun of the sleeping  Lusaka Mayor Wilson Kalumba’s pictures that is making rounds on social media, his city is getting more and more untidy. These are heaps of gabbage next to the unfinished building opposite the defunct Sternly Bar.  If nothing is […]

Lungu is a selfless leader, Mulemwa

Edgar Lungu is a selfless leader, says Zambian DNA Spokesperson Spuki Mulemwa. “Whilst it is evident that President Edgar Lungu is among the few leaders who have been ‘anointed’ by their predecessors, other leaders  attempt to buy their   way to power. The secret is that President Lungu’s conviction is selfless service to the people, […]

LAZ clears HH’s Lawyer Gilbert Phiri

LAZ clears HH’s lawyer Gilbert Phiri   The Law Association of Zambia has exonerated Lusaka lawyer Gilbert Phiri from the Judiciary’s complaints regarding Facebook postings attributed to him in which he commented on the treason trial.   And LAZ says Phiri can now appear before any court of law.   On April 11, the Judiciary […]

Lungu’s remark on judiciary has not broken the law-YALI

Lungu’s remark on judiciary has not broken the law-YALI

President Lungu’s revelations and criticism against Judges has not broken any law and must be viewed as a demand for the independence, dignity and effectiveness of the Judiciary, Says The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI)  Governance Advisor Isaac Mwanza. And YALI says, while, like many other actors, values the independence of the judiciary, it also […]

Lungu’s threats on judiciary annoy NGOCC

The Non-Governmental Organisations Coordinating Council (NGOCC) Chairperson Sara Hlupekile Longwe  condemns in the strongest terms the intimidating statement attributed to President Edgar Lungu against the ConCourt judges.   ” In this statement, made while addressing his political party members in Solwezi on Thursday, 2nd November 2017, the President presumed to instruct ConCourt on how it […]

Lungu has created enemies within and outside PF-HH

If  I were (President) Edgar Lungu, I would start mending  my   relationship with the people I have offended, United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema has said. And Hichilema  says it is utter ignorance by Justice Minister Given Lubinda to think of confiscating   his passport in an effort to curtail him […]