It's no surprise that Zambia's top private TV station is closed. Prime TV is famous for calling out the evident corruption of the country's leaders, airing news that the State run Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) deliberately doesn't air and advocating for freedom of speech. The Zambian government from almost inception has tried to close … Continue reading Zambia: How Government got IBA to cancel Prime TV’s license
Edgar Lungu A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in Zambia for allegedly defaming the country’s president in Facebook posts, as critics accuse the administration of turning increasingly authoritarian. The unnamed teenager, based in the small central town of Kapiri Mposhi, was arrested on Monday and charged with three counts of libel against Edgar Lungu. He will appear in … Continue reading ZAMBIA: 15 year old boy arrested for allegedly defaming president on Facebook
Tourism Minister Ronald Chitotela has dispatched his henchman and PF cadre Chanoda Ngwira to deliver some US Doll to SEER 1 so that he is not named on Sunday as one of those that benefited from the “Papa’s” powers. Ngwira leaves today according to sources close to both Chitotela and Ngwira.“Yesterday he (Ngwira) escorted his … Continue reading ZAMBIA: Minister of Tourism Ronald Chitotela sends ‘Seer 1’ thousands of dollars in fear of being exposed!!!
Urban View's Janza sat down with Achi Software CEO Musyan Hander-Simwanza to talk about technology, entertainment and politics in Africa and where we are headed as a continent. During the interview (discussion), we asked him particularly about how he feels about the growing success of the Zambian movie/show scene and what needs to be done … Continue reading MUSYAN: Zambia desperately needs guilds and structures
By Dr. Joze Manda We have seen in the recent past how some opposition parties and some rogue NGO’s have teamed up for an orgy of violence to discredit the government in all its activities. We also know and have classified information on how highly funded these NGO’s are and just recently, some media houses … Continue reading Zambia: NGOs probing for regime change! Could this be because of Edgar Lungu’s Homophobic comments?
Copperbelt Patriotic Front Provincial Chairman Nathan Chanda has challenged opposition UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema to state his and party position on homosexuality, despite the fact that the UPND leader is on record to have categorically stated that he does not support same-sex marriage. Both the UPND and Mr. Hichilema are on record to have publicly … Continue reading Zambia: PF leaders continue to challenge main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema to state his position on Same Sex Marriage.
The Kwacha has massively lost value this week.One US Dollar is fetching K15, 000 in private bureaux de change and K14, 800 in commercial banks. And the South African Rand has for the first time since the Zambia Kwacha was rebased traded 1 to 1 with the Kwacha.