Zambia turns away SA trucks with tracking camera

Truckers in South Africa are shocked that the Zambia Police is turning away trucks from South Africa that have onboard dashboard cameras. South Africa truckers monitor live location of their trucks and mount both GPS and onboard dashboard camera to confirm specific location of the trucks and guarantee the delivery of consignments. This also curbs …

Violent acting chief sentenced to death

Acting Chief Tafuna of Mpulungu sentenced to death THE Ndola High Court on Friday sentenced five men and two women to death by hanging for murdering Senior Chief Tafuna and his subject in Mpulungu following a succession dispute. Chipampe Sikazwe, the uncle of Presidential Affairs Minister Freedom Sikazwe led a rebellion that killed Chief Tafuna. …

Lamise trading, Lamise Investment and Lamasat are different

  Dear Zambian Watchdog, After a few articles you have published concerning Lamise Trading, Lamise Investment and Lamasat; it has come to our attention after a long investigation, that Lamise Investment and Lamasat are not related companies and are separate from Lamise Trading. The confusion is understandable as those three companies are owned by three …

Yes, I don’t respect Edgar Lungu – Professor Hansungule

YES, I don’t respect Edgar Lungu! By Prof. Michelo Hansungule Two weeks ago, Kasama District PF members and officials demonstrated against me to protest what they said was my disrespect towards their president Edgar Lungu Given, I am not a politician but an ordinary citizen merely expressing my views on the paramount issue of governance …

Namugala, not Matibini should handle impeachment

The future of Zambia is bigger that president Edgar Lungu’s now fat bank account. Therefore, the National Assembly speaker Dr. Patrick Matibini shouldn’t preside over the historical impeachment motion before parliament because he is clearly offside being an interested party. Dr. Matibini should instead let Deputy Speaker Hon. Catharine Namugala handle the matter for the …

Zambia’s money to Lapgreen of Libya confiscated?

Reports reaching the Zambian Watchdog indicate that the National Crime Agency of the UK in Conjunction with USA and other EU money laundering agencies have confiscated the money which Zambia suspiciously paid to Libya under the guise of compensating Lapgreen Networks. Between January and February 2018, Zambia paid $49m and later $50 million to “Lapgreen” …

China eyes ‘black tech’ to boost security as Parliament meets

BEIJING, March 10 — At a highway check point on the outskirts of Beijing, local police are this week testing out a new security tool: Smart glasses that can pick up facial features and car registration plates, and match them in real-time with a database of suspects. The AI-powered glasses, made by LLVision, scan the …