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$11 million go missing in Gambia after Jammeh flies into exile

$11 million go missing in Gambia after Jammeh flies into exile

More than $11m (£8.8m) is missing from The Gambia’s state coffers following the departure of long-time leader Yahya Jammeh, an adviser to President Adama Barrow has alleged. Mai Ahmad Fatty said financial experts were trying to evaluate the exact loss. Luxury cars and other items were reportedly loaded on to a Chadian cargo plane as […]

Zambia launches fund to boost non-traditional exports

Zambia has today launched a fund aimed at unlocking the potential of non-traditional exports. The Zambia Export Development Fund (ZE-DEF), to run from 2017 to 2021, is being financed by the European Union (EU) at a cost of 7.6 million Zambian Kwacha (about 760,000 U.S. dollars), the Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) has said in a […]

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Zambia to undertake study on cost of production electricity

ERB has shortlisted five international bidders to conduct research on production and cost of electricity as the country tries to move to cost-reflective tariffs in order to attract private investment. It is expected that the winner of the bid will undertake the study within a 12-month period. The the project is being undertaken with the […]

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Members of Parliament (MP) endorsing Lungu’s third term bid are useless puppets, opposition UPND has charged. The UPND said this in a statement made available to Zambian Eye. 23rd January 2017 PRESS STATEMENT ALL MPs THAT ARE BUSY ENDORSING EDGAR LUNGU FOR 2021 ARE USELESS PUPPETS It’s barely 7 months when the disputed elections of […]

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As we reported things are moving fast, Copperbelt MPs except Kambwili endorses Lungu’s third term

Below is a press release issued by Copperbelt province Minister Bowman Lusambo.   CB PF MP’S ENDORSE PRESIDENT LUNGU FOR 2021 POLLS   NDOLA, January 22, 2017/-All Copperbelt Province based Patriotic Front MP’s have resolved to support President’s Edgar Lungu’s pronouncement that he is eligible to stand for elections in 2021.   During a news […]

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HH commends ECOWAS for kicking out Gambia Dictator Yahya Jammeh

Opposition UPND president Hakainde Hichilema has commended the western African region grouping – ECOWAS for ensuring that Gambia’s Dictator President Yahya Jammeh has been forced out of the office and the right winner assumes office.   The UPND leader who has rejected the August election results where incumbent president Edgar Lungu was declared winner says […]

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President Edgar Lungu means business with his bid to run for the third term of office in 2021 elections despite the constitution baring him as he has served twice as president, reports James Phiri for Zambian Eye.   Insiders within the Patriotic Front ( PF ) say President Lungu is seriously preparing to run for […]

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Dead, buried girl found alive in Chawama

There was drama in Chawama township in Lusaka on Friday when a 19 year old girl who died and was buried sometime back was found alive.   The girl was found at the market selling drinks and was identified by her young brother. The brother narrated that she had died and buried sometime back and […]

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Davies Mwila’s utterances are an indictment to Lungu.He must come out clean.

NEF is saddened by the utterances in Kabwe by the PF SG telling cadres/ officials that they can share land illegally with impunity.However, we want to believe that the PF has encouraged more of such illegal allocations and Mwila’s utterances were a mere manifestation of the status quo.   The utterances, however, create an opportunity […]

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Donald Trump sworn in, delivers astonishing speech

Donald Trump has been officially sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.   The inauguration took place outside US Capitol in Washington, DC on Friday, ushering in a new political era.   “Together we will determine the course of America and the world for many, many years to come,” Trump said in […]

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