Sata’s medical doctors order him to be in bed by 20:00 hours everyday

President Michael Sata has now been advised to be in bed at least by 20:00 hours everyday as part of the medical prescription to avoid stressing himself.

The new medical advise is on top of the fact that Mr. Sata only works half-days three days a week, mainly Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Sources have told the Watchdog that the new medical prescription for the president comes after what doctors observed were ‘strenuous’ by-election campaigns where he hardly spent more than 30 minutes at each rally.

State House sources said doctors have now told him to further increase his bed resting time and avoid stressful activities.

“In fact, it will be a miracle if you will ever see him outside for official engagements. It is even worse for him if he attempts to venture into the up-coming by-elections in Lukule west and Kapiri-Mposhi,” sources said.

Sources said they can almost bet Mr. Sata won’t go for by-election campaigns anymore but will only unleash his police, state money, and PF rigging machinery to deliver the victory for him.

Insiders say state agents were told in no uncertain terms to do whatever was possible to make sure PF won Livingstone by-election as part of stress reduction on the president.

So far Mr. Sata has missed key national engagements for women and youth days where he only assigned his vice-president Guy Scott who could also not manage standing for longer periods.

Mr. Sata was further personally invited for the on-going high level India investment meeting but has again delegated vice-president Scott to represent him with ZNBC’s Effie Mpande as the reporter.

But Chief Government spokesperson Kennedy Sakeni refuted assertions that President Michael Sata has fallen ill.

Mr. Sakeni who is also Information and Broadcasting Minister said that the fact that the president has delegated the Vice President Guy Scott to officiate at national important events such as Youth and the Women Days does not mean that the president is sick.

Mr. Sakeni disclosed this to Qfm in an interview that President Sata is in good health and has been meeting his Cabinet Minister at State House almost on a daily basis.


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    katombamulilo 5 years

    Let him go to meet Prophet T B Joshua. No joke.

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    cbu 5 years

    bwafya bweka with satan

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    Koma 5 years

    If he is WISE, Let him retire and be a good example like Mandela … we will still remember him !

    There is pressure in that office …..KA ! you can end up running faster than you came. He will do us a favor if he resigns NOW and stay home rather than having a bed ridden none functional figure !

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    kakonkote 5 years

    people who wish others evil , fall in the same trap, leave everything to God the master of all lives.

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    MALOZA 5 years


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    we all have stress and going to bed at 20hrs is ideal try it.our op is turning upnd by leaking information to zwd viva massive ministerial transfers.himbwa himbwa wil die first,rb second ,zwd third….sata 10000 and so on.

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    Uncle Zambia 5 years

    God will punish pipo that hate others. Sata is protected by God not useless comments by most of u. Viva Sata Viva Kateka !

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    ambassadors 5 years

    Well said john chinena live everything to God

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    John Chinena 5 years

    Too much hate in the country. Wonder how your lives can improve on anonther man’s death. Only God knows when each one of us will die. He also knows who will be the next president for Zambia and when that will be. So leave everything to God, who for sure is in control.

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    Muntu Na Muntu 5 years

    Hard to comment but a quick recovery ba SATA.

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    temwani phiri 5 years

    interesting affair in the nation

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    Brian Chanda 5 years

    May God deliver the people of Zambia from this PF and Mr Sata. Let him go and rest for ever. We are ready to bring in new leadership and leaders of the twenty first century.

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    Ngilingindo 5 years

    we are ready for by elections please!!