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What We Feared Comes to Pass: Schools Reopen Without A Plan

By Parkie Mbozi WHAT most of us feared has come to pass. Learning institutions across the country are reopening under the ‘new normal’ without a plan, let alone adequate preparations on meeting the World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines for re-opening....

Rhodasi Mwale wins the 2020 Kalemba Short-Story Prize

Rhodasi Mwale has been announced as the winner of the 2020 Kalemba Short Story Prize for her short story, described as "quirky" by Judges. The USD1000 award is for the best work of original and unpublished short fiction in English...

The COVID-19 pandemic appears to have spared Africa so far. Scientists are struggling to explain why

Although Africa reported its millionth official COVID-19 case last week, it seems to have weathered the pandemic relatively well so far, with fewer than one confirmed case for every thousand people and just 23,000 deaths so far. Yet several...

Why Nawakwi and Tilyenji Should Give Way to Fresh Legs in 2021

By Parkie Mbozi THE UNITED National Independence Party (UNIP), Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD), United Party for National Development (UPND), Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) and the Patriotic Front (PF) are Zambia’s oldest political parties (in that order)...

President Lungu orders reopening of all schools, partial reopening of bars and night clubs

President Edgar Lungu has directed the reopening of schools, colleges and universities. President Lungu has also partially opened bars and night clubs. He said learning institutions should be ready to reopen between September 14 and September 28. President Lungu was speaking during...

COVID-19: Children from poorest households across the globe have suffered greatest loss of family income, missed out most on education and faced the highest...

Save the Children conducts largest global survey of its kind among some 25,000 children and adults on the impact of the pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the education of children from poorer backgrounds and is...

Zambian Opposition Leader Hakainde Hichilema Should be Left Alone

The never dying debate on privatization of national assets that took place decades ago in Zambia has resurfaced and has reached a very complicated level. Once a would be debate between the oppositions and the government, has shifted to...

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