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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Columns

Are flyovers the problem or the solution to traffic flow in Lusaka?

By Chaka Zulu The growing traffic problems in our city calls for urgent and effective remedies. Yet old-school ‘solutions’ such as flyovers, wider roads, and elevated expressways actually make matters worse. Flyovers represent a twentieth century delusion of free-flowing traffic,...

Monze Engineered UPND Anarchy Calculated to Incite Ethnic Chaos by Provoking Presidential Convoy

By Bizwell Mutale The reckless talk and provocative behaviour by Hon Jack Mwiimbu resulting in UPND cadres attempting to stone and embarrass the Head of State Excellency President Edgar Chagwa Lungu on his recent visit to Monze District was very...

Leadership cults in Africa and Zambia in particular

Former Zairean President Marshal Mobutu Sese Seko Kuku Ngbendu Wa Za Banga once told a Western journalist that they should never expect their kind of democracy to apply to Africa. In his words, 'We are Bantu, we are not...

Citizens are Entitled to Express Public Displeasure With the President

By: Anthony Bwalya - UPND Member As part of his ongoing countrywide political campaigns, paying zero regards to public health regulations in view of COVID19, President Edgar Lungu was recently in Monze of Southern Province where he was commissioning houses...

Personalization of Zambian Politics

I thought there was polarisation in Zambian Politics but have come to realize it is more of personalization. Polarisation would be about strongly held political/economic positions on how our country should be governed. Whereas it is true governance is all...

Disrespecting the President in UPND Strongholds:PF warns of same treatment to UPND Leaders

By Alex Simuwelu Our people in PF strongholds have followed very closely how three (3) Monze based UPND Members of Parliament led by Mr. Jack Mwimbu and their Ward Councillors disrespected the President of the Republic of Zambia, His Excellency...

Can Judicial Review or Petition halt consideration of Bill 10 by Parliament?

By Isaac Mwanza Introduction When the former Minister of Commerce Mr. Dipak Patel dragged the Government to court in relation to parliamentary oversight on debt contraction as provided in Article 63 of the Constitution of Zambia, a point of order was...

To Alliance or Not to Alliance in 2021 General Elections

By: Anthony Bwalya - UPND Member I have to declare an interest from the onset: as a member of the United Party for National Development (UPND), my natural judgment informs me, on the balance of the political mood in the...

HOW ZESCO MADE AN IMAGINARY MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR LOSS

By Nchinde Mampuulwa The much-demonized Bulk Supply Agreement (BSA) between ZESCO Limited and Copperbelt Energy Corporation came to a-not-so-surprising end on the last day of March. Not surprising to many that had followed the unfolding of events. Zesco and government...

Zambia Debt Crisis and its Implications on the Economy

By Hakainde Hichilema UPND President The combined effects of poor economic management, corruption, prolonged power cuts and the COVID-19 pandemic have caused a severe deterioration in economic outcomes in the first half of 2020. Shortfalls in tax revenue collections, intensification of...

Latest News

Condemnation of UPND Cadres continues to pour in

Some senior citizens in Kafue district, that include the physically challenged have condemned in strongest terms the strange behavior...

Lusaka PF Youth Chair Calls for Peace, We will follow President’s Directive to be peaceful

Patriotic Front PF Lusaka District Youth Chairperson Clifford Bwalya has urged youths in the country to maintain the peace that the country enjoys. Mr. Bwalya...

Economics Association of Zambia Says Zambia’s Economy has performed better than anticipated

Zambia’s Economic performance in the first half of the year has been rated positively. The Economics Association of Zambia(EAZ) says the country’s economy has performed...

Citizens urged to maintain Zambia’s unity and not allow politicians to divide them

A clergyman has urged citizens to maintain the country’s unity and not allow politicians to divide them. Bible Gospel Church in Africa Presiding Bishop Peter...

Damiano Consulting Over FIFA Threat

Damiano Mutale is consulting with his legal representatives over FIFA's threat to ban FAZ due to third party interference in the running of football...
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