Archive | July, 2017

List of ministers, lawyers whose numbers Airtel diverted revealed.

July 31, 2017 Current Cabinet Ministers, Members of Parliament, Lawyers, Senior Civil Servants, Security agents, Businessmen and women and Journalists are among several of the people Airtel Zambia diverted their communication to and from two Lusaka based Journalists numbers. According to several documents uncovered in an investigation, a total of 225 phone conversations were intercepted […]

Chimwemwe PF secretary resigns

By Staff Reporter 30 July 2017 CHIMWEMWE PF information and publicity secretary Steven Chewe has resigned from the ruling party. This comes barely three days after Kitwe district PF youth secretary Charles Kabwita resigned from the PF following the expulsion of former Chimwemwe PF member of parliament Mwenya Musenge and Roan PF member of parliament […]

Lungu is insecure – Kambwili

By Mukosha Funga Chishimba Kambwili says President Edgar Lungu is a very insecure Head of State and that is why he has filled his Cabinet with people whom he controls like little children. And Kambwili says “crooked Kaizer Zulu should have been fired a long time ago, why he is kept at State House, only […]

Zambia’s Hidden Debt Crisis.

Dr Nevers Sekwila Mumba writes: On 21st June 2017, Finance Minister Felix Mutati gave a ministerial statement in Parliament in which he said that Zambia’s foreign debt stock stood at US$17.2bn. After much debate and discussion, he clarified later on that he had misspoken and that the correct figure was actually US$7.2bn. This figure was […]