Stories about Zambia from August, 2010
Malama Katulwende comments on the recent abuse of copyright by tZambian Watchdog and Lusaka Times websites and the issues it raises on the legal and ethical practice of the the websites.
Zambian President Dr. Frederick Chiluba and seven others were found guilty of stealing US$46 million public funds by Zambian High Court judge Evans Hamaundu. As expected, the court's decision last week has attracted debate in the Zambian blogosphere.
Zambian Economist posts the court ruling in the case Attorney General Versus Dr Frederick Chiluba (Zambia's former president) and others.
On July 18, 2010 Big Brother Africa, a television show produced by Endemol, entered its fifth season with Big Brother Africa All-Stars. The show, which has become the most popular TV reality show in Africa, is being taped at the Big Brother House at Sasani Studios in Johannersburg, South Africa and will run for 91 days.
Zambian Economist posts the judgement in the the case of The People Vs George Wello Mpombo – where the defendant was charged with a count of dishonoured cheque. Mpombo is a former Defence Minister and a leading critic of Zambian President Rupiah Banda.
The zambian National Constitution Conference is consulting the public on the Draft Constitution 2010. Zambian Economist blog has a special page of public comments on the document.