Archive | November, 2017

Possible trouble ahead – EIU

THE Economist Intelligence Unit has warned that there will be unrest in Zambia if the Constitutional Court rules that President Edgar Lungu is eligible to stand in 2021. And the EIU says despite the release from prison of Zambia’s main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema in August, there will be several trigger-points in 2018 for further […]

Given ‘Dotart Duck’ Lubinda diverts poor people’s farm inputs into his own farm.

Justice Minister Given Lubinda this afternoon diverted 600 bags of ‘D’ compound fertiliser from FISP (Farmers’ input support program) to his farm in Mwachisompola area, an impeccable source has revealed. The inputs were meant for a bracket of peasant farmers who have no form of employment other than their small scale farming activities. The source […]

Half the Companies with Government Contracts not paying Tax, belong to politically exposed Individuals.

CRIMINAL ELEMENTS THREATEN FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE CENTRE We are under siege from criminals – Financial Intelligence Centre By Joseph Mwenda The Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) says it is under siege from criminals who are trying to influence the shut down of the institution so that they can freely conduct money-laundering activities. And the FIC today disclosed […]

Robert Mugabe resigns

Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe’s president on Tuesday, shortly after parliament began an impeachment process to end his nearly four decades of rule. The 93-year old clung on for a week after an army takeover and expulsion from his own ruling ZANU-PF party, which also told him to leave power. “I Robert Gabriel Mugabe in […]