RB returns to answer more than 90 questions prepared elsewhere

Former president Rupiah Banda this morning appears for further question on corruption allegations levelled against him by Fred Mmembe, Mutembo Nchito and Wynter Kabimba clique that is holding president Michael Sata hostage.

Sources close to the clique told the Watchdog that Mr. Banda yesterday answered about 45 questions, mainly on the Nigerian Oil deal that has so far threatened to strain relations between Zambia and Africa’s most populous nation.

The curtail has today prepared about 90 questions, which means Mr. Banda might even spend more time than yesterday when he appeared for more than three hours.

And the clique was disappointed that Mr. Banda yesterday answered all the questions regarding the fake Nigerian oil deal without any problems.

Sources close to the investigations said the former president told them that there was no money that was paid by the Zambian government, because if such a deal had happened, the Attorney, Energy PS, Energy Regulation Board, and the Ministry of Justice would have had documentation.

Mr. Banda challenged them that the amount involved would have been so huge that there would be some traces of transaction that the PF government would have kept.

“In fact he was very jovial throughout and at one time he jokingly but seriously challenged us that he was aware the questions were prepared elsewhere. He doesn’t seem to have any problems with us interviewing him because he knows we are just being used as well,” said sources close to the investigation.

Sources said today’s more than 90 questions will mainly center around the source of MMD campaign materials and the Mpundu Trust loan which the wife got from Nigerian owned Access Bank to build a block of flats.

“But we are not sure if he will answer these questions on Mpundu Trust that have been given to us because the matters are already in courts of law, hence prejudicial. We are even wondering why our bosses gave us these questions (on Mpundu Trust) because even us we are at a loss as there is an on-going court case currently,” sources said.

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135 Responses to "RB returns to answer more than 90 questions prepared elsewhere"

  1. KAMKAM   March 21, 2013 at 20:04

    Fred Mmembe, Mutembo Nchito and Wynter Kabimba clique are just bunch of fools, Am highly disappointed with Wynter Kabimba as an educated lawyer involving him selves in all these rubbish. RB will surely go through these problems. Kabimba should tell us what’s the situation of 14 billion kwacha stole by Nchito and mmembe than wasting another tax payers money in probing RB. Kabimba should tell us how much they are paying the Govt Joint Investigation Team (GJIT) for their seating allowances. We need more jobs for poor the 90 days promise by Pf in now 2years.

  2. father walya   March 21, 2013 at 18:40

    Let CNP declare his national moaning in advance so that he listens to messages of condolences bcoz wetha he like it or not its coming sooner than later…” Tinalinaye ! Tinalinaye Sata!! Tinalinaye, iyeee!”

    ” Nani eeeh! nani katomba kaseba! nani eeeh nani katomba kaseba eeeehhh!

    • Habeene   March 22, 2013 at 05:38

      You will die before God calls. you will die a terrible death..mark my words because you have cursed yourself

  3. jhuy   March 20, 2013 at 16:45

    government ilafyanta ngawaiba this is the timely warning to be offenders!

  4. E. Shaka   March 20, 2013 at 16:37

    LET THE Govt Joint Investigation Team (GJIT)tell us how much they are being paid on allowances. I am it that will help later take them to task and perhaps show that there will more tax payer’s money SPENT to enrich these chaps more than what is purported to have been stolen by RB and family.

  5. cypho   March 20, 2013 at 13:15

    Rb Is better coz he never promised to build zambia & create jobs in 90 days,atleast he managed to leave huge sums of moneys in government coffers.. He was not CNP.

  6. Brighton chinyama   March 20, 2013 at 06:29

    What we know,God knows much better than us,RB be strong,SATA be reminded that u will not die until u are prosecuted & face the wrath of the law,we’re gathering concrete cases that will levelled against u,u think police is yoz bcoz u ‘r prezdent?careful sir

  7. Mutale Chilufya   March 19, 2013 at 22:18

    You are all stupid and you bosses too. Mwalasebana ba PF ask proper questions idoits!

  8. "Silent Majority"   March 19, 2013 at 20:25

    ……infact let them just ask for the tricks of the trade from RB. 20 years in power is not a short time to have freind on your side for support, they will not be in short supply due to your popular demand.

  9. "Silent Majority"   March 19, 2013 at 20:21

    RB was not and is not a “stupid” man. For all we care that money was either sourced by the late President Mwanwasa in his capacity as MMD Party President fom wellwishers or by RB from the so called wellwishers

  10. Think Tank   March 19, 2013 at 19:51

    I wish the former Head of State all the strenghth from Heaven.the adversary shall one day stand pants down.

    • Saviour chipolopolo   March 22, 2013 at 04:35

      Where is pastor Mumbwe and uyuuu!!! chitee uyu street kid uyu wopunduka oowo Hichilema u chaps it’s time to show up yoselves in mataz like RB cases simply to say th Pf banch ov thievz are doing bt u ar quiet bahimbwa imwe cant u see Kaimbwa Winte refzd to be investgated backd by satana, Nchinto deadbody and Fred Mlembewanjoka they ar o thievz thy av to undergo investgations first bt Ukwa satana chilufya is lufyaling’i them cant u see Mumbwee iwe pastor politics how can put a thief in a bank to count yo money do u this say .showup yoselvz imwe tuma upukaming’i katekazi

  11. Muntu Na Muntu   March 19, 2013 at 18:47

    SATA can be very happy if all Zambians died and remain only with bembas. Zambia can even have bemba as an official language.

  12. Lungu darius   March 19, 2013 at 18:20

    Justice will previl.let RB answer all the questions.

  13. The Zambian   March 19, 2013 at 16:06

    Ba Sata we respect you so much but please dont let Nchito and the group reduce to this level of just following people instead of people following you because of development programms

  14. The Zambian   March 19, 2013 at 16:04

    This is pure worst of time and resources

  15. The Zambian   March 19, 2013 at 16:01

    You see this is realy a worst of time and resources from the Ruling Party.I now understand why RB is the only President who is living a peaceful life.Look at Mwanawasa he died on the sit out of bitterness and came Chiluba because of the same issue of witch hunting.You Mr Sata we love you as our president but please dont let Mnmembe and Nchito reduce you to a president of just corruption.If coprruption is in the states what more Zambia.Then also yourself we expect you to execute the Zambian interest and looking at the level of command

  16. John   March 19, 2013 at 15:40

    Hampondo, do not compare the status of RB to that of Mmembe, you mess up with RB, the entire economy of Zambia SHAKES. This is what is happening right now. The best example is the dwindling of our kwacha. It has now become useless. And remember do not call any one a thief or corrupt before the judges find him so.

    • PF   March 19, 2013 at 18:08


    • Mulongoti   March 19, 2013 at 19:53

      What a lie! Exchange rate worsened with the death of Mwanawasa and the coming on of RB into the presidency. Do you know what the exchange rate was when Ba Levy was at plot 1? Let RB be investigated by the courts of law and if he is innocent the courts will tell us so. No need to fret on this issue. Ba Dora nabena be chenjelesha sana. She may just be found on the wrong side of the law and be sorted out

  17. Chief Puta   March 19, 2013 at 15:35

    As RB i tod them that ya am an old thief who shud nt b spared cz seriously i deserv to in tha newly built mwembeshi prison.The botom line is that i stole.Ndine mbala nkonte.

  18. Morse   March 19, 2013 at 15:06

    Charity Katanga will not be spared for her criminal coverup in Livingstone she’s a devil woman priding herself in telling lies.

  19. Menacetosociety   March 19, 2013 at 14:50

    hampondo point noted.

    However we must follow the law to the last letter and not stifle judicial processes as witnessed last year by Ukwa and his handler mmembe on a ruling by Judge Nigel Mutuna.
    Why did Judge Flugence Chisanga also find it preposterous to throw out the state’s case in protecting DPP and his fellow handler?

    The marionette in state house is a laughing stock not only outside the boundaries of zambia but also his own household of relatives cannot fathom what the cabal have on him.

    So save us the ‘objective obtuse’

  20. chanda nsofu   March 19, 2013 at 14:46

    Never rush to court. Learn from the past.

  21. Ngilingindo   March 19, 2013 at 14:41

    let them pay back our K14bn and thats what we want..RB is innocent..leave him out on this..where is Sata amidst all this rot..?

  22. hampondo   March 19, 2013 at 14:16

    Mr. X the stealing of the 14 billion kwacha by Nchito and mmembe as you allege is not right and RB should have made sure that Nchito and mmembe were investigated and jailed if found guilty, and we urge the current president to ensure that Nchito and mmembe are investigated over that K14 billion, but that does not justify RB’s alleged stealing hence the pf are doing a good job by starting with Rb then they must continue and deal with the rest. it is being naive to suggest that because nchito and mmembe stole, then its right for RB to have stollen. mind you RB was elected as president by the people of zambia out of trust which he betrayed and must answer to the allegations. this matter calls for objective analysis and not tribal considerations and jealusy.

  23. pwelekete   March 19, 2013 at 14:16


    • MweeneD   March 19, 2013 at 15:38

      You are a big fool, who through your tribe instead of using you head.

    • Habeene   March 22, 2013 at 05:43

      There is only one Republic President. The president of Zambia, for all Zambians. In democracy, the rule is by the majority and this was according to the consititution..Tough for you

  24. silas mulenga   March 19, 2013 at 14:13

    thank u mr presindent may GOD be with u in this trying moment.may GOD BLESS U.

  25. Wale   March 19, 2013 at 14:09

    90days? 90questions?

    • Kakwata Aniche   March 19, 2013 at 19:51

      My thinking too? Something satanic about these 90 days marubbish!

    • Habeene   March 22, 2013 at 05:46

      90 days has made you delirious and you hallucinate..trully, it ha dhit hard on you!!!

  26. silas mulenga   March 19, 2013 at 14:05

    plz leave rb remember 2moro it might be you

  27. RBB   March 19, 2013 at 14:00


    • rashid moustapha alisistani   March 19, 2013 at 15:16

      RRBB akanyo kobe…

      • kapompelo   March 19, 2013 at 16:07

        its good that you did not say rb,coz we dont know rrbb.safe trip.

      • Kakole Arizona   March 19, 2013 at 21:45

        surely wat are we going to tell our children and they young if we insult like this.please let us mature young man.

      • W.S.N   March 21, 2013 at 10:36

        Wembwawe Kuti wa tuka abakalamba ifi,naiwe wine kansi walitumpa sana