Thursday, July 18, 2024

The people will win ….In the end, they always do – Sishuwa

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EVEN if President Hakainde Hichilema tries to, he cannot stop the people’s will, historian Sishuwa Sishuwa has warned.

In an interview, Dr Sishuwa condemned the government for banning public rallies organised by opposition parties.

“I condemn in strongest possible terms the continued abuse of the public order Act by the police. Just like we condemned Edgar Lungu when the police used the same law to suppress the activities of the then main opposition UPND, it is only fair that we condemn President Hichilema for this abuse. But please tell him that no matter how powerful he may feel today, and regardless of the schemes or manoeuvres he may hatch or resort to, Hichilema can never defeat the people. The people will win, in the end. They always do. History has proved it.”

Dr Sishuwa said the greatest opposition that President Hichilema and the UPND face is a politically alert and informed citizenry.

“The biggest opposition that Hichilema faces is the people, particularly if he fails to lower the cost of living and tackle the huge unemployment outside the health and education sectors. They can stop opposition rallies like Edgar Lungu and the PF tried to do but if Zambians would have decided in a year or two that Hichilema must go at the next election, there is nothing that he can do to stop them,” said Dr Sishuwa.

“Even if Hichilema tries to, he cannot stop the people’s will. Even if he succeeds in killing the PF and in his manoeuvres to block his main political opponents from running in 2026, another platform and another candidate to serve as the outlet of opposition will be found. The voters will support any visionary patriot they see as better placed to be used as the vehicle for removing Hichilema just like they chose him as the vehicle for removing Lungu. Please tell him”.

Source: The Mast

24 COMMENTS

  1. We people in the past have been losers
    perhaps we deserve it as our vote seems to depend who has the better chitenji or T shirt

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    • They should have named him an ambassador somewhere else. He contributed as much as the Bakwetu guy and more than Chibamba Kanyama.

  2. It’s very disappointing that Upnd has turned out to be a different entity from what I thought it was before taking power. I used to see a gentle man in a jacket without a tie and I saw in him a person though in politics but above politics. Alas how wrong I was. He’s turned worse than any president before him. He’s vindictive, petty and insecure.

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    • If you think HH is worse than Lungu, you need your head examined, either you are a Lungu tribal supporter or a financial beneficiary of the pf looting

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    • He is vindictive just because he is bringing criminals to book? Are you normal? If he was vindictive ka Lungu would have been languishing in jail right now. Mulebako serious bane.

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    • @Benson you are the one who needs your head examined. The difference is that I knew Lungu wasn’t going to take us anywhere while I had so much hope in HH… You expect normal things from a normal person not from a mad man.

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  3. As UPND we should still allow a finished party like PF have rallies. Not good for our democracy to stop them. The Police will make us very unpopular at home and abroad please

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  4. The biggest transformation that those in the UPND have experienced now is that they dress immaculately. They can now win a fashion contest. They look beautiful! That includes even millionaires. They no longer spot calico material. The piggery is smart, what were Sangwa’s fears?

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  5. With great power he received in 2021 comes the heavier responsibility of clinging atop at all costs. But the greatest responsibility is that finally the winning team are the people who have power beyond any leader. The irony is that even despots have a cluster they boast about as people.
    Long live People.
    Long live Zambia.

  6. who told you that hh will be president forever, and who do you think you are anyway. always wishing others ill will but doing nothing tangible. if you are an intelligent man show us your company and how many pipo you employ. you suffer from a disease of reading too many books, just like your frend mmembe..theres a limit to anything.

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    • Only 1d10ts say forever
      most know it will be 2 terms and after that the next party’s leader
      will as per norm destroy all the good achievements so back to square one we go

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  7. i think mr sishuwa you are too theoretical. honestly we have had 7 presidents in zambia and all of them have been changed by pipo thorugh elections. therefore what is realy special about these 7 changes. misisi in lsk and sinya compounds in ndola is still the same way it was in 1982. your logic is very flawed mr. let me tell you a fact u shd understand bcos you are very dull. no matter how many times the people change the presidents that is not the solution to their well being . do u hear me. evn yoself cannt make a significant change on the economy of zambia may b even worse bcoz u ar unrealistic person.

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  8. Sishuwa thinks a lot and thinks he’s a Big Thinker…Pit him against Prof Ndulo on one platform and you shall behold!! Pack Wannabe Sangwa next to them and you shall see the light. What did germans win in Adolf? Brits in Thatcher?Yankees in Trump? Israelis in Netanyahu? Sishuwa sure naimwe, eish!!!

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  9. It is a fallacy to say that in the end “the people always win” “The people” don’t always win. if you think I’m telling a lie, ask people in Zimbabwe and Uganda.

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  10. Upnd is headed on the right trajectory. Bally is working hard and we will see the results soon . In 2026 the economy will be in shape and we will have caged Kaizar and his uncle ECL in Chimbokaila.

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  11. A SELF CAUSED FRUSTRATED HISTORIANS HAS JUST JOINENED A LIST OF OF PEOPLE IN ZAMBIA WHO HAVE SE THEMSELVES AS THE MOST INTELLIGENT AND LEARNED ZAMBIANS. I AL2AYS AGREE WITH THE WRITER WHO WROTE, ”THE MOST FOOLISH IN ANY GIVEN SOCIETY ARE THOSE WHO CONSIDER THEMSELVES AS THE MOST INTELLIGENT AND LEARNED PEOPLE. THES3 PEOPRLE HAVEN’T RESPECT FOR OTHERS AND ALL THEY WANT IS TO W94SHIPPED

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