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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Columns

Reflections on the National Day of Prayer and Fasting

By Fred M'membe Watching and listening to the National Day of Prayer and Fasting proceedings a number of thoughts started running through my head. The issue of Jesus and spirituality came to my mind. I started to have deep...

HH Must Be Summoned If Found Wanting: He is not Above the Law

By Marvin Chanda Mberi Within the space of a month, the officers from the Department of National Registration, Passport and Citizenship were victims of UPND thugs in Muchinga Province. We then heard of the PF office in Munali vandalized...

As Zambia Prays, Practical Steps Should be Taken to De-escalating National Tension and Political Violence

By Mweelwa Muleya As the Zambia observes the Day of National Prayer which falls on 18th October of every year in Zambia, the Human Rights Commission (HRC/Commission) calls for practical steps towards de-escalating national tension and political violence in order...

Women Should not Shun Politics, political decisions affect women immensely

By Margaret Kangwa Pikiti Naturally, women have different levels of compassion, which combined or working together with men's skills can be capable of producing great results for an organisation or country. The lack of compassion perpetuates exclusion, discrimination and inequalities. Lack...

Does Shunning By-Elections Help or Hurt New Parties?

By Dr Parkie Mbozi WHETHER or not to participate in by-elections is one of the tough decisions that a political party, especially a newly formed one, has to make. Arguments either way can be, and have been, advanced and...

The Truth About Zambia’s Debt

Dr. Grieve Chelwa PhD Zambian social media platforms, especially WhatsApp groups, were very active yesterday sharing and discussing the publication of the World Bank's latest International Debt Statistics Handbook. I've lost count of the number of friends on WhatsApp who...

Reflections on the conviction and imprisonment of Mr Chishimba Kambwili

I am not surprised that Mr Chishimba Kambwili has been convicted and sent to jail. Mr Kambwili had made very serious allegations of soliciting a bribe against the trial magistrate. The logical thing would have been to remove this magistrate...

Undressing the Roads In Lusaka

By Musyani Siame Many feeder roads in Lusaka have been stripped off of the trees and left naked due to road constructions. From independence avenue to Haile Selassie to Great East Road, to Lake Road, to Kabulonga Road and...

My Response to Sun FM’s off-putting and Sexist Questions to me

By Rehoboth Kafwabulula, Socialist Party Spokesperson and Member of the Central Committee Over the weekend, Sun FM issued a statement on the interview I had on their program, "The Public Forum". In that statement they told many half truths and...

Land Tenure and Resource Rights for Women and Youths

By Bernadette Deka-Zulu - PMRC Executive Director In any nation, land is regarded as one of the most important assets due to its insurmountable value and the power it holds in building societies that are inclusive, resilient, and sustainable. It...
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