PF has done enough to win this year – MabumbaMWENSE PF member of parliament David Mabumba says come August 12 this year, the people of Zambia, including those in his constituency, will vote for no one else but President Edgar Lungu and those who will stand on the ruling party ticket. In an interview, Mabumba, the former general education minister, argued that even Lusaka Province had benefitted greatly from the construction of flyover bridges. “The programmes like Social Cash Transfer is being paid. I was in Luapula four days ago; everybody is being paid Social Cash Transfer, that means the government is functioning. It is just to continue making.......
The real heroes are our sourcesWE have received overwhelming commendation over our efforts in exposing irregularities in the US$17 million medical supply contract awarded to Honeybee Pharmacy, which has eventually resulted in the dismissal of the Minister of Health Dr Chitalu Chilufya. We are eternally grateful for the messages of encouragement we have received from organisations too many to mention. We must admit that when we started publishing details of this scandal in June 2020, we felt frustrated. We knew that we were exposing one of the worst corruption cases that this country has ever seen. When we looked at the number of laws that.......
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Honeybee threatens to sue Diggers for libelHONEYBEE Pharmacy Limited has threatened to sue News Diggers! Media Limited for libel over the publication of “false” articles against them regarding distribution of defective condoms and drugs. In a letter addressed to the Diggers managing editor, Honeybee’s lawyer Tutwa Ngulube stated that on several dates, Diggers! had “maliciously” published several articles without verification from Honeybee. Ngulube complained on behalf of his client that News Diggers! further published an article that Honeybee had supplied defective condoms when in fact not…..
Class of 2020: Zambians who inspired last yearAcross 2020, Zambia experienced no shortage of disappointments and setbacks. Yet there are some individuals whose courage and principles made them inspiring figures in the political landscape last year. In this article and the next, I list two sets of citizens of 2020: those who through their actions offered hope to Zambians and those who were huge disappointments. Today, I focus on those Zambians who inspired public trust. Next week, it will be the turn of the individuals and institutions....