In the light of all the corruption, exploitation and particularly threats towards citizens speaking out about the governments iniquities (if I may), Zambian youths from Lusaka City decided a week ago to hold a peaceful protest to make a statement to the government. A couple of Zambian musicians and other youths from different sectors announced … Continue reading Zambia: Police get played after being deployed to attack peaceful youth protesters
Students in Zambia rally together to report Lusaka Province Minister's Facebook page in a bid to have it deleted from the platform. A source tells us Bowman Lusambo has been around the country harassing citizens who have an opposing view to the Patriotic Front Government. "He goes off on social media harassing and threatening. Sometimes … Continue reading Zambia: Petition to have Bowman Lusambo’s Facebook page shut for hate speech
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
In the midst of all the trouble the deadly Covid-19 is causing world wide, Some African Leaders or Elite as they prefer to be called are using this time to loot, politicize and take away basic incentives meant for the public. A report from Zambian Social Media page 'KOSWE' exposes Information and Broadcasting Services permanent … Continue reading COVID-19: African politicians taking donated masks, hand sanitizers meant for the public to their homes
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!!!
Bwalia Nkumbula is an entrepreneur, undergraduate, award winner, inspiration, strong young woman and everything good about a trying youth. She is the founder and CEO of Zed Arts, Zambia's biggest music streaming service. We interviewed Bwalia earlier this year to get to know her and what she plans for her future. Read interview below: Janza: … Continue reading BWALIA: I want to bridge the gap between the Zambian industry and the rest of the world.
On Wednesday 8th January, 2020 around 5 pm, word slipped out that Minister Joe Malanji's house was robbed. Sources say a few valuable goods and an amount of money (allegedly $10 000) was taken. We hear his garden boy is the one that stole the money and the items.
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