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Posts published in “Day: July 20, 2015

Lungu Among 10 Highest Paid Presidents in Africa

[Zambian Watchdog] Most people in Africa live in abject poverty and can hardly afford a meal in a day. But politicians make a lot of money a day. Apart from bare salaries which they earn 'legally', African leaders make money from bribes, travel allowan...

Classified PF Strategy for 2016 General Elections

[Zambian Watchdog] A detailed analysis of the 2015 presidential by elections in which His Excellency Edgar Chagwa Lungu emerged winner by just over 1% calls for change in strategy for the 2016 general elections. Dynamics in a general election are very ...

Bus Operators Increase Fares in Lusaka Due to Expensive Fuel

[Zambian Watchdog] Bus operators in Lusaka have hiked fares on all routes effective tomorrow. Bus and Taxi Owners Association of Zambia acting spokesperson Justine Chabala yesterday stated that the hike followed the recent adjustment in the fuel pump p...

Abolish Death Penalty, Lungu Told

[News24Wire] Amnesty International (AI) has lauded the decision by Zambian President Edgar Lungu to commute the sentences of at least 332 prisoners awaiting death by hanging to life imprisonment.

Hichilema Calls Pressers, Makes General Kanene Pardon Main Topic

[Zambia Reports] Opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) President Hakainde Hichilema yesterday called a press briefing at which he made the pardoning of General Kanene, whose real name is Clifford Dimba, the main issue.

M’meme Using Tongas for Selfish Means

[Zambia Reports] An observer has urged the United Party for National Develoment to be careful with cartel architect Fred M'membe and his Post Newspaper. The Post is pursuing it's own agenda and it will use all means possible to do so.

League Trophy Welcome But…

[Times of Zambia] FOOTBALL Administrator Andrew Kamanga says the introduction of the Super League trophy is long overdue.

Sharing the Shed?

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu recently gave a directive to Zambia's power utility company Zesco to shed and share electricity equitably among all Zambians as the country grapples with a power generation deficit.

GBM to Become UPND Vice President

[Zambia Reports] Embattled Kasama Member of Parliament, Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba known as GBM is set to formally resign from the Patriotic Front (PF) this week. A source close to GBM has revealed.