Police have arrested five suspects at Levy Mwanawasa Hospital following the MakanDay story that exposed a group of health workers who were involved in stealing money from the hospital and issuing patients with fake duplicate receipts.
The story of how Zambia survived the fuel drought begun on 11 November 1965 when former rebel leader, lan Douglas Smith declared UDI (Unilateral Declaration of Independence) for Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe).
Ashok Desai said his father was a forgotten hero who sacrificed business, time and his family’s comfort to liberate the country, then called Northern Rhodesia which became independent as Republic of Zambia on 24 October, 1964 and died a year later.
In life, the men who lie at Embassy Park were not in agreement on many issues, but death has united them. The signs on each of their graves are symbolic of what divided these men. Moses Walubita reflects on the Embassy Park, a place of rest for Zambia’s departed former Presidents.
After receiving a grant from the US$32.8 million government and World Bank-supported Zambia Integrated Forest Landscape Project (ZIFLP), Chikomeni Community Resource Board in Lumezi district in Eastern Province may not complete building a lodge in Lukusuzi National Park due to insufficient funds.
MakanDay has established that of the thirteen surveyed skyscrapers in the central business centre of Lusaka, only eight have functional elevators. Now imagine how people get to the top of some of the tallest buildings.
A MakanDay investigation has revealed that the Zambia Cooperative Federation (ZCF) was granted a K15 million loan in 2014, by the highly indebted Zambian government, three years after the Patriotic Front party came into power, to implement a project to benefit its members.
Dr Musonda Trevor Selwyn Mwamba , an Anglican Bishop flew into Zambia from Germany to be on the ballot in the August 2021 presidential and general elections. As candidate of the United National Independence Party (UNIP), Bishop Mwamba finished 12th in the election that had 16 other candidates.
Five years after former President Edgar Lungu signed the Constitution Bill at the national Heroes Stadium at a ceremony that attracted thousands of Zambians, demands for a new Constitution are slowly emerging.
Is there a link between Zambia’s poor performances in sport at the global stage and the collapse of welfare centres? Veteran journalists and author, Moses Walubita explains how sport benefited from a strong welfare system.
The United Nations has described Zambia’s fourth President, Rupiah Banda who died on 11 March this year, as “a peacemaker and quintessential diplomat whose contribution to democracy in the country and across the African continent as highly valued”.
In the following article, Dr Kaaba argues that the decision of the Court of Appeal to have a Lusaka pastor spend 105 years in prison for several charges, including rape is incorrect and unconstitutional. He says the law on sentencing in Zambia is to a great extent chaotic and in disarray.
Lusaka, Zambia’s capital hosts some of the historic buildings. Veteran journalist and historian, Moses Walubita takes a look at some of the landmark buildings and the role they played during the country’s independence struggle.
Cooperatives are supposed to be owned by their members, and any profits distributed to them. But a MackanDay investigation has revealed that the Zambia Co-operative Federation has been secretly taken over by private interests, including wealthy Zambians & non-Zambians
Zambia police has shared a documentary that showcase investments and successes Thrift and Credit Cooperative Society has scored for members' benefits. The documentary follows a MakanDay article which took a close look into the cooperative and its inner workings.
Political party youth cadres are some of the most powerful, but least scrutinised in the Zambian criminal justice system, thanks in part to the skewed justice system and the veil of secrecy surrounding complaints against them.
Despite a growing number of female world leaders and changing mind-sets, leadership continues to be dominated by men. Dr Justina Mutale talks to veteran journalist and historian Moses Walubita about her new book.
Some property owners who have been displaced by the construction of the African Development Bank (ADB) funded Mwami/Mchinjione - stop border post are still waiting for compensation almost three years since the start of the project.
Zambia’s Transport and Logistics Minister, Frank Museba Tayali said attracting investors is critical for developing railway links that will provide alternative routes to the sea and benefit other sectors.
A MakanDay investigation has established that an attack on a police post in Senanga town – Western Province was due to the police’s failure to act on the killings that rocked the district, contradicting social media accounts.
For the past several years, Zambia police officers have been making “mandatory” monthly savings contributions to a cooperative, which is investing those funds into a range of assets, which are of little or no benefit to its members, MakanDay has established.
THE battle by dozens of angry creditors owed millions of dollars by Madison Asset Management Company (MAMCo) shows no signs of conclusion, two years after revelations that the company was in financial distress, writes John Mukela.