Saturday, June 22, 2024

Columns

Deprived of Liberty, Denied Justice: Double Jeopardy for Children in Conflict Situations in Africa

One of Africa’s leading child rights policy organisations today called for an end to the widespread detention, abduction, enforced disappearances and forced recruitment of children across conflict affected...

From Diamonds to Eggs: Understanding the Dynamics of Change in Relationships

An egg symbolizes life potential while a diamond is a dead strong material - unbreakable Consider the symbolism of an egg and a diamond: the...

Hon. Christopher Kango’mbe is the epitome of an effective MP

What have we witnessed lately, instead?When two elephants fight, it's the grass that suffers, so they say. This is rather true for most constituencies...

Don’t Demonize Kachasu—Let’s Invest in Research and Development to Make It a Safer Option

Kachasu, the traditional homemade spirit, has long been a part of Zambian culture. It is available in various forms, from the refined tijilijili to...

A Genuine Concern: Children of Single Mothers in Bar Places

I was passing through Kaunda Square market in Lusaka when an unexpected encounter struck me profoundly. As I navigated through the bustling market area,...

Indigenous Knowledge Is The Unheralded Pillar Of Sustainable Human Advancement

By Chainga Zulu The narrative that human advancement can only be framed under the aegis of western ken must be dismissed. Throughout Zambia’s history, indigenous knowledges (sometimes...

How Zambia’s president is using lawfare to subvert democracy

By Sishuwa Sishuwa “Sometimes, democracy dies with a bang. But more often, democracies die slowly. In plain sight, at the hands of elected officials. Through...

Prisons are for the poor in Zambia,the rich have the option of paying back- where is the justice

What Happened to the 4.2 Million Kwacha that was Paid Back by Our Ministers? How was this money spent? Can we trace it? This write up...

Fred M’membe is missing the point; President Hichilema is trying hard to reunite this nation

Fred M’membe is missing the point; President Hichilema is trying hard to reunite this nation Whenever most politicians write or make certain pronouncements, they lamentably...

Another masterpiece from Saki

There's no doubt it, Saki is definitely a master story-teller. Before former president Edgar Lungu collapsed on The Past Magazine like a ton of...

Embracing the Room 18 Policy: A Zero Tolerance Step Towards Infidelity, Adultery, Fornication, and Divorce

The moral fabric of our society is under siege or relentless attack, with videos depicting unfaithfulness and adultery circulating widely on social media. The...