Tag Archives: ZCCM

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