Musings

Clash of the Titans? ZRA Versus Saviour Chishimba

Mr Saviour Chishimba recently alleged that there was a corrupt tender awarded by ZRA for an electronic Invoice Management System worth K140 million ($14 million). ZRA has denied any wrongdoing and have sued him for the grand sum of ten billion US Dollars! One wonders which dreamer in ZRA came up with this insane figure that is twice the Government budget and equal to the entire foreign debt of Zambia. Is the reputation of ZRA worth that much?

Read more 0 Comments
Musings

Drunk Police Service

Recent events such as careless wanton teargassing of people, torturing murder suspects in the Ruth Mbandu court case to force a fake confession out of them, the unresolved death of Mapenzi Chibulo or the very suspicious death of a Zambia Air Force officer in police custody suggest that the police are becoming trigger happy. It seems they know they will be backed up whenever things go wrong.

Read more 0 Comments
Edgar Chagwa Lungu
Musings

Why President Edgar Lungu Is Not Eligible To Stand in 2021

“A person who has twice held office as President is not eligible for election as President.” We submit that President Lungu has “twice held office”. The first was in January 2015, and the second was in September 2016, after the August 2016 elections. Article 106(2) states as follows: “A President shall hold office from the date the President-elect is sworn into office and ending on the date the next President-elect is sworn into office.”

Read more 0 Comments
Musings

The Economic Cost Of Police Roadblocks

If you spend an average of 5 minutes going through a roadblock, 4 in a day means you lose 20 minutes of productivity. Going through 10 sets of 4 roadblocks a month at 20 minutes each set is 2,400 minutes a year or 40 hours, which is a full working week lost each year! A person who earns around K4,000 per month will lose close to K1,000 in productivity per year as they go through roadblocks.

Read more 0 Comments
Follow my blog

Follow my blog