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Kampyongo received 3 cars for awarding US$42 million fire truck deal to Grandview

Kampyongo received 3 cars for awarding US$42 million fire truck deal to Grandview

The saga involving the 42 fire engines government purchased at a staggering US$42 million has deepened with former minister Chishimba Kambwili alleging that Stephen Kampyongo was given three vehicles as a reward for signing the $42 million fire truck deal when he was Minister of Local Government. “$42 million dollars for 42 fire engines is […]

Boyz II Men jet in, promise unforgettable shows

Legendary US R&B group Boyz II Men have arrived in Zambia for the 2017 Stanbic Music Festival and have promised exhilarating and memorable concerts. The multi-award-winning trio, comprising Sean Stockman, Wanya Morris and Nathan Morris, landed in Lusaka on Thursday afternoon ahead of their double bill performance on Friday and Saturday. “We are happy to […]

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Parliament reprimands Antonio over Facebook posting

Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has reprimanded opposition FDD spokesperson Antonio Mwanza after finding him guilty of contempt of Parliament. Mwanza, who is also FDD deputy national secretary, was found guilty of posting misleading and false information on his Facebook page in June, about the emoluments of members of parliament. And Speaker Matibini […]

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I’m not corrupt, Lungu responds to Fire Trucks saga

President Edgar Lungu has responded to corruption reports in the acquisition of 42 Fire Trucks at 42 million dollars distancing himself. Addressing Zambians on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, President Lungu said that he is not corrupt and would not be intimidated to do his work. The reports of the acquisition at […]

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The LapGreen, GRZ saga a time bomb about to explode – FDD

The opposition FDD has warned that the repossession of Zamtel from LapGreen is a time bomb waiting to explode. In a press release to Zambian Eye below issued by party spokesperson Antonio Mwanza, the FDD says the illegal takeover of Zamtel from LapGreen and failure to pay what is due to the latter is a […]

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Canisius Banda goes off the rails, calls UPND cadre an ass

Former UPND Vice president Canisius Banda has come out strong on the opposition party’s supporter Austin Nankulo, calling him an ass and a dog, among other vile references. Dr Banda was reacting to Nankulo’s claim on Facebook that he is now working as a Junior Doctor at University Teaching Hospital (UTH). “I was shocked and […]

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Tayali defends fire truck and Lusaka-Ndola dual carriage way deals, goes for Kambwili

Economic and Equity Party President Chilufya Tayali has launched a blistering attack on former Information and Broadcasting Minister Chishimba Kambwili, calling him a hypocrite who “should expire from politics”. And Tayali has defended the controversial purchase of 42 fire engines at the cost of US$42 million and the US$1.2 billion Lusaka-Ndola dual carriage way. Speaking […]

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Musonda Jr scores first senior goal for Chelsea

Chipolopolo icon Charles Musonda’s son Charly Jr. has scored his first goal for the Chelsea first team as the London giants trashed Nottingham Forest 5-1 to book a place in the EFL Cup’s last 16. Musonda Jr. scored the third goal five minutes from half time after Kenedy (13) and Michy Batshuayi (19) had put […]

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Stop nuclear tests, Kalaba tells North Korean leader

The Zambian government has called on North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un to immediately abandon his country’s nuclear programme in compliance with UN resolutions. In a statement, Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba expressed concern at the continued firing of ballistic missiles and nuclear tests by North Korea, further advising its leader Kim to stop engaging in […]

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Planned protests against US$42 million fire trucks as George Mpombo says “It’s too late”

Patriots for Economic Progress (PeP) president Sean Tembo says his party has written to Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja notifying him of his party’s intention to facilitate country wide protests against the recent procurement of 42 fire trucks at $42 million. And the Alliance for Community Action (ACA) has written to Lusaka Province police […]

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