Online Gambling Penetration across Africa

Online Gambling Penetration across Africa

  “Online gambling is a phenomenon that has greatly overwhelmed the world in the last decade, and has been slowly penetrating the continent of Africa.” You will be amazed at the number of the people whose daily life is composed of online gambling. Everywhere across Africa in countries like Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria, […]

UK medical doctors should do practicals in Zambia

This article appeared in one of the UK publications, the Statesman. BY PHIL WHITAKER I want our health service to be as good as it can be, but the juxtaposition with what I was witnessing in Zambia felt raw. “Dad’s really not well,” my wife said, voice so low only I could hear. There were 14 […]

Meali meal prices, cost of living worsens in March, says JCTR

Meali meal prices, cost of living worsens in March, says JCTR

The prices of mealie meal and most basic foods and the general cost of living have gone up in March 2015, says the Jesuit Centre for Theological reflection. A statement issued by JCTR states that despite pronouncements by the PF that it has offloaded cheap maize and held talks with millers, prices of mealie meal […]

Opposition leaders duped by OP

Opposition leaders duped by OP

A highly classified intelligence operation has been unleashed on key opposition leaders duping them with false information that they are under threat of being killed and so they should minimize their campaign trails around the country. According to highly placed OP sources close to the operation, some opposition leaders are even being duped that they […]

PF members accuse Masebo of organising Sichinga’s ‘Bana Nono’ recording

PF members accuse Masebo of organising Sichinga’s ‘Bana Nono’ recording

Some senior PF officials are now pointing fingers and accusing Chongwe MP Silvia Masebo of having organised and trapped Commerce Minister Bob Sichinga in the leaked ‘Bana Nono audio recording’ to the Zambian watchdog. Poor Masebo, now nicknamed Jezebel, within the PF camp has been  linked to the recording just because she belongs to the […]

Sata goes for medical treatment abroad, real destination unknown

Sata goes for medical treatment abroad, real destination unknown

President Michael Sata last night left the country for further specialized treatment abroad, according to a statement which did not give much details but merely said he went for medical check-up. The Zambia watchdog recently reported that Sata was due for medical treatment, but his condition was not in a position for evacuation. The PF government […]

Malawian president not coming to Zambia

Malawian president not coming to Zambia

  The president of Malawi Peter Mutharika will not travel to Zambia to mark the country’s 50th year of being ruled by black people. Instead, former president of Malawi Bakili Muluzi will travel to Zambia for the event. In the first week of October this year vice-president Guy Scott and minister of Foreign Affairs Harry […]

PF buys ‘defectors’ for Edgar Lungu’s Mongu meeting today

PF buys ‘defectors’ for Edgar Lungu’s Mongu meeting today

As Edgar Lungu heads into Mongu today, PF have hired some people to defect to the party, among them is professional defector Alexis Luhila, his wife Frdah, Richard Mwapela and some PF cadres ferried from other parts of Western province. In reward, Luhila and former Western province minister in MMD Mwapela have been given contracts […]

Attorney General’s Chambers refuse to represent Shamenda, as Zambia’s relation with Nigeria sours

Attorney General’s Chambers refuse to represent Shamenda, as Zambia’s relation with Nigeria sours

The attorney General’s Chambers has refused to be drawn into the matter in which Dangote Industries Zambia (DIZ) has sued Labour minister Fackson Shamenda saying they do not represent individuals in government but government as a whole. Sources at the Attorney general’s chambers said Mr Shamenda’s request to have the AG represent him has been […]

ZWD poll shows most people want RB to remain in retirement

ZWD poll shows most people want RB to remain in retirement

An opinion poll conducted by the Zambian Watchdog on its Facebook version shows that the majority of respondents want former president Rupiah Banda to remain in retirement. The Poll was posted on the ZWD Face book page on Wednesday October 10 and required respondents to simply state if they wanted Mr Banda to return to […]

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