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Black Friday – A Luta continua

Time Posted: June 29, 2013 10:50 am
Students dressed in black.Courtesy Mwebantu.com

Students dressed in black.Courtesy Mwebantu.com

The continued skyrocketing commodity prices since the removal of subsidies on fuel and agricultural product buttresses the resolve by the consortium of Civil Society Organisations (CSO) championing the Black Friday to continue the campaign until government finds a lasting solution in ameliorate the sufferings of the poor people in the country.

The rise in inflation by 0.3% as announced by the Central Statistics Office vindicates our argument on the negative impact of the government’s unilateral decision on the removal subsidies. In this regard, we are resolved to sustain the campaign and is so humbled by the overwhelming support from individuals, communities, CSOs and professional bodies.

In this vein, this week’s Black Friday Campaign was observed in the communities while sympathizers are urged to continue putting on black attire every Friday.

In preparation for the national prayer vigil coming in the next few days, Black Friday members and sympathizers are urged to visit and seek permission from various denominations and church leaders on Saturdays and Sundays to talk about the rising cost of living and the need for them to be part of the forthcoming national prayer vigil once the date is decided.

For and behalf of the Black Friday CSO Campaigners
McDonald Chipenzi

11 Comments

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    flag Akamunofu Kalowa says: Akamunofu Kalowa
    June 29, 2013 at 11:09 am |

    The Train has moved. Refer to Feira be election results. You only strike when the Iron is hot

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    flag Aromatic Aldehyde says: Aromatic Aldehyde
    June 29, 2013 at 12:01 pm |

    U guys r just wasting yo tym coz no one is intererested in de black friday nonsense and is it the first tym inlation has risen in zed bafyatile imwe,lekeni Sata ateke pantu e mesiah twalefwaya uyu wine,SELENI TUBOMBEKO

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    flag mungatelo says: mungatelo
    June 29, 2013 at 12:37 pm |

    Black nonsense.The train has moved on

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    flag luvb says: luvb
    June 29, 2013 at 5:09 pm |

    The black Friday thing is nonsense. The people of Zambia have agreed to sacrifice as long as the fruits of their sweat will be seen, that is development. Sensible Zambians will only complain if the money raised from subsidy removal is misused. The people who voted for PF are quiet, all this nonsense is coming from the loosers whose votes PF can do without.

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      flag Gobsmacked says: Gobsmacked
      June 30, 2013 at 12:31 am |

      Even the anti-3rd term started small (Remember the green ribbon?). What was the effect? Check your intelligence reports bwana………..

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    flag luvb says: luvb
    June 29, 2013 at 5:11 pm |

    LT, my comment please

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    flag Saulosi says: Saulosi
    June 29, 2013 at 6:38 pm |

    Get a life people.Its about time you moved on.Why continuing with this when you know that the government will not change its position ?

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    flag floyd mayweather jr says: floyd mayweather jr
    June 29, 2013 at 7:56 pm |

    iam being tracked by ba shushu,i have found strange entries of a name and email address alread filled up for me,ba LT baffikala yashani mwatampa?

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    flag WORDS OF WISDOM says: WORDS OF WISDOM
    June 29, 2013 at 8:04 pm |

    LT please check the security of your site. Somebody’s info is on my name and email spaces. ‘WORDS OF WISDOM’ you’ve been exposed to me and maybe others.

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    flag Gobsmacked says: Gobsmacked
    June 30, 2013 at 12:45 pm |

    not my email address

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    flag Gobsmacked says: Gobsmacked
    June 30, 2013 at 3:52 pm |

    Black friday yamafi

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