Tag Archives: ZCCM

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 Mast, Zambian Watchdog, Zambian Intelligence News, The Citizen – four Zambian news outlets having four things in common: they are controlled by President Lungu’s long-time enemies; they are vitriolic against Edgar Lungu and the Patriotic Front; they recently became Chishimba Kambwili’s supporters; and they took part in Kambwili’s attack on Lungu over the FQM settlement… Continue reading

In April 2017, Zambia’s President Edgar Lungu called for an out-of-court settlement in the case against the country’s biggest copper producer. President Lungu told the state-owned ZCCM Investments Holdings to drop its case against First Quantum Minerals. Lungu’s spectacular move was hailed by miners, investors, and international press. However, the decision triggered controversy. Marginalized leaders… Continue reading