Cancel The Mining Licence in Lower Zambezi

CSOs holding a conference on the Lower Zambezi Mining Saga
As CSOs, we would like to join the many other voices across the country and internationally in condemning the planned mining investment in the Lower Zambezi National Park. We are saddened at the fact that despite the effects of climate change being so evident...

RB And Alexander Chikwanda: The Two Remaining God Fathers of Zambian Politics

RB and Alexander Chikwanda
By Prince Ndoyi "Godfathers" are usually almost synonymous with West African politics. But the phenomenon, is slowly becoming true for the rest of Africa. Godfathers themselves don't always architect their positions, they land in such influential positions by the power they wield within the dynamics...

UPND Must Stop Politics of Whining and Chickening-Out, and Learn to Dialogue

UPND MP's seats unoccupied in Parliament this morning
By Hon. Dr Jonas Chanda During the debate in Parliament on the budget allocations to the Electoral Commission of Zambia, I reminded the main opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) to stop the POLITICS of WHINING and COMPLAINTS and learn to be a responsible...

Celebrating Zambia’s 55th Independence Anniversary

Excerpts from my book Chapter 16: Mwizenge S. Tembo, Satisfying Zambian Hunger for Culture: Social Change in the Global World, Bloomington, IN: Xlibris Corporation, 2012, pp. 385. USA $17.95, K224.00 By Mwizenge S. Tembo, Ph. D. Professor of Sociology Introduction This chapter will explore how Zambia...

The devil is in the detail: Shortfalls of the National Heal Insurance (General) regulation 2019 -Statutory Instrument No. 63

By Peslie Gibson Ng’ambi PhD Scholar, MSc, BPharm The Statutory instrument (SI) no. 63 of 2019 giving some regulations surrounding the national health insurance was recently released by the Minister of health. In addition, it has been announced that although deductions will be effected now, contributors...

At 55, Zambia has come of Age

PF Secretary General Davies Mwila making the party’s submission to the parliamentary select committee on the Constitutional Amendment Bil5l
By Davies Mwila Zambia’s independence was made possible not by any one particular individual or grouping, but by the synergy of a wide variety of personalities from various regions, demographics and political groupings of the time. For instance the gallant efforts of independence pioneers such...

The issue at hand is extremely time-sensitive than focusing on HH

By Alexander K. Vomo It is of a concern to us citizens of Zambia to hear that the ruling Patriotic Front government has challenged the US Embassy in Zambia to explain to the nation the sanctions UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema was discussing in the United...

How to implement President Lungu’s 2015 Youth Policy to create real jobs

By Mwansa P. Chalwe Snr This article is a follow up on my previous one that dealt with the issue of why the Youth Development Funds (YDF failed to create jobs. I promised to provide practical solutions to the issue of creating jobs for the...

The Media and Other Stake Holders Must Take Interest in Mr. Hichilema’s Loose Talk About Sanction’s Against Our Country

PF Media Director Sunday Chanda
1. Reference is made to a recent widely circulated media report wherein the undersigned was misquoted as having "challenged" the US Embassy to clarify UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema’s claims about “refusing sanctions” against Zambia. 2. The “report” was an unfortunate and sensational misrepresentation, of...

Zambia at Fifty Five

By Evaristo Mupeta Part 1:A Creation Of Beauty And Bosom Of Minerals Zambia is your name You have an identity of a high spiritual connotation: Zambia the Christian Nation. We belong, we stand, we walk, we serve A people liberated:men, women and the children In this land of our birth and...

Independent Media Continue to Face Friction in Zambia

Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Stephen Kampyongo has said Africa has an opportunity to resolve the crisis of children born without being recorded or accounted for through crafting mechanisms that will provide birth records
Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo advise to Zambians in the diaspora to rely on government owned mesia for facts is a continuation of PF government assault on independent media. For Hon Kampyongo to cite Zambia News and Information Services (ZANIS) and Zambia National Broadcasting...

The PF government Only Prays to Steal, Destroy and Kill

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER RECONCILIATION AND REPENTANCE
By Rev. Kapya Kaoma The serious observance the National day of Prayer, Fasting and Reconciliation illustrates the extreme religiosity of millions of Zambians. Politicians will always jump on it to win votes as did pastor Nevers Mumba, when he called on us to pray ourselves...

Reflections on National Day of Prayer by Fred M’Membe

By Fred M'membe True religions and religious are now very rare to come by. or (Increasingly, true religion is becoming difficult to identify) Religious hypocrisy and fanaticism have become the order of the day in Zambia. These trends negate the cores of religion. What we see today...

Sumaili is wrong – Let the Nyami Nyami be consulted too!!

Chieftainess Nkomeshya prays for rains during the Chakwela Makumbi traditional ceremony
The latest act by the Minister of Religious Affairs and National Guidance Reverend Godfridah Sumaili only confirms that she lacks common analytical understanding of what religion is, and what it is all about. Some circles of the Zambian enterprise are wondering whether there are...

Zambia should do away with By-elections

By Alexander K. Vomo How much does it cost our country to run the by-election and the money spent for campaigning? As a concerned citizen I have a right to suggestions. I’m not here to campaign for anyone or criticize the government but I would...