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Chishimba Kambwili has confirmed OSI’s reports that he mounted a rebellion against President Edgar Lungu. Although tribal-motivated, the plot started with an attack on Lungu’s support of the mining sector. Both his tribal behaviour and anti-business rhetoric turned against Kambwili. Kambwili: Lungu is facing a rebellion In a series of investigative articles started back in… Continue reading

Chanda Kasolo is Permanent Secretary of the Eastern Province. There are ten such Permanent Secretaries in Zambia, one for each province, but Kasolo is the only one benefitting from national media coverage and support. Normally there would be nothing wrong with that. However something is very fishy with the support Kasolo is receiving from national… Continue reading

Kambwili, GBM, Chikwanda: a group that thought they could own Zambia’s ruling party. They have called themselves “the Sata network”, “the Northern circuit”, “the genuine PF”, They sought to impose their hegemony within the Patriotic Front. With GBM openly fighting Edgar Lungu, the rest of the group started a campaign against President, using the FQM-ZCCM… Continue reading

In June 2017, when they started their campaign against President Lungu using the FQM-ZCCM settlement as a pretext, Chishimba Kambwili and his allies needed mouthpieces. The conspirators provided their friends in opposition media not only with documents, but also with a list of people to interview. Two leaders of small opposition parties were on that… Continue reading

The Patriotic Front has expelled Chishimba Kambwili, but Zambia’s ruling party is far from pacified. Kambwili was one of PF’s top leaders and he still has powerful allies within the party. Kambwili has never been a lone wolf. When he started his campaign against President Edgar Lungu, using the FQM-ZCCM settlement as a pretext, Kambwili… Continue reading

Pius Kasolo, CEO of ZCCM-IH, is preparing to succeed Zambia’s president Edgar Lungu, multiple sources told OSI. Kasolo will be the Patriotic Front presidential candidate in 2021. A Bemba PF founder, Kasolo has recently strengthened his position in the ruling party. His brother is a PF cadre and Eastern Province permanent secretary. Mining sector investors… Continue reading