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Dr. Field Ruwe Takes on “Kaizar Zulu” and PF Bloggers

I know you are anxiously waiting for my take on president of the Patriotic Front Edgar Lungu. My last article on UPND Hakainde Hichilema subjected me to scurrilous, derogatory, scandalous and personal attacks by the “Panga Boys.” They were...

Let’s now focus on the bigger picture, and not allow our detractors to divide us-HH

By Hakainde Hichilema After a rigorous primary election process, we have settled for the 156 members of parliament aspirants and hundreds of other candidates in our local government structures. I can confirm to you that this is the most difficult...

A Wasted vote is one cast for Leaders who eventually turn Mediocre and Absentee Representatives

By Pezzy Kudakwashe The 2021 General elections in Zambia are only months away, Thursday, August 12, 2021 to be exact. Another episode, a “telemundo” series, action packed, promising some explosive moments. Some politicians like “wolves in sheep’s clothing,” are...

ECZ should ask President Edgar Lungu to stop moving around to commission finished projects

By Venus N Msyani,Concerned citizen “We shall conduct our business in a non-partisan manner and exhibit the highest levels of impartiality and fairness,” reads one of ECZ core values. Allowing only one party to sell its manifesto does not...

Toll Fees on the Zambian side of the newly-commissioned Kazungula Bridge are exorbitant

By Gilbert Liswaniso The exorbitant toll fees being experienced on the Zambian side of the newly-commissioned Kazungula Bridge are due to the recklessness of outgoing President Edgar Lungu’s Patriotic Front (PF) government which failed to pay its nearly US$15 million...

COVID-19 has hit Zambia’s Hospitality Industry

The Hostels and Catering Association of Zambia (HCAZ) in Mbala district says tourist arrivals to Kalambo Falls and other tourist attractions in the area have drastically dropped due to COVID-19. HCAZ Abercorn Chapter Chairperson, Geoffrey Chellah who also a proprietor...

Zambia Police Chief’s Full Statement on the Upcoming Elections

KAKOMA KANGANJA INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE Zambia will on 12th August, 2021 go to polls and citizens will be exercising their democratic right of choosing leaders of their choice at various levels. The elections are usually preceded by series of...

Zambians seeking more Justice, Equity & Peace – Musumali

By Mable Tubaaka THE SOCIALIST Party’s manifesto is based on “the aspirations, hopes and dreams” of ordinary Zambians, general secretary and first vice-president Cosmas Musumali told TV viewers. Speaking on Hot FM’s The Hot Seat programme on the subject “Socialist...

PF’s Abuse of Sedition Laws

By Henry Kyambalesa It has become common knowledge that the Patriotic Front (PF) administration has often used sedition laws against some citizens who have attempted to exercise their constitutionally guaranteed freedom of speech and expression to critique the government’s apparent...

Global academic support for Sishuwa against charges of sedition soars

We, the undersigned, as prominent academics across Zambia, Africa and the wider world, are deeply alarmed at credible reports that the University of Zambia (UNZA) historian, Dr Sishuwa Sishuwa, is to be charged with sedition, as the result of an opinion piece he...

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