PF Responds to UPND’s National Management Committee Statement

Sunday Chanda
RESPONSE TO UPND’S NATIONAL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE (NMC) RESOLUTIONS – ISSUED BY DIRECTOR FOR MEDIA, PATRIOTIC FRONT Lusaka, Zambia, 4th May 2017 - Firstly, we express shock at the amount of time it took for the United Party for National Development (UPND) National Management Committee (NMC)...

How allowing trophy hunters to kill Zambia’s lions and leopards may impact our ecosystem

Lions and leopards play a key part in the maintaining of ecosystems and weather patterns beyond what we and specifically our elected officials in government can comprehend. Trophic Downgrading of Planet Earth," a review paper that was published on July 15, 2011, in the journal...

Analysis of the Post Newspaper Attack on UPND as a Party of Crooks and Tenderpreneurs

Mulenga Sata and other UPND officials listening to Mr Mpombo at HH's residence
By Sunday Chanda BEWARE OF UPND ‘TENDERPRENEURS AND CROOKS,’ THE POST WARNS Barely four months ago on 29th January 2016, many Zambian readers were greeted with a shocking headline and story in the Post Newspaper regarding the opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema commonly known as HH. The headline was shocking because it read: “HH regrets insulting The...

UPND is not campaigning in Mangango because they know they’re losing-Sunday Chanda

PF Media Director Sunday Chanda
By Sunday Chilufya Chanda As the day draws nearer for the Mangango Constituency By Election, we note that the United Party for National Development (UPND) has been conspicuously absent in the campaigns in the constituency and their silence in the been deafening. Their silence is really...

Solution to ending By-elections in Zambia

By Maka. C In Zambia every time an elected official moves or dies, fresh elections are conducted. We all know Elections cost a lot of money which would, otherwise, be used in other developmental endeavours. We also know that Zambia does not have much money. So,...

The real reasons HH was released from jail

UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema after being released
By Sishuwa Sishuwa The Commonwealth’s intervention did not rescue Hichilema from detention. It rescued President Lungu from political embarrassment. On 16 August, Zambia’s main opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema, walked to freedom after spending four months in detention. The moment, which came shortly after an intervention from the...

The real reasons why Nkandu Luo is taking students’ meals off the table

Minister of High Education Nkandu Luo speaking to Journalists whilst Minister of General Education David Mabumba listens during the Joint Media Briefing at Ministry of High Education yesterday 14-01-2019. Picture by ROYD SIBAJENE/ZANIS
By Sishuwa Sishuwa On 6 February 2019, Minister of Higher Education Professor Nkandu Luo announced that her ministry had with immediate effect stopped disbursing the stipend, popularly known as ‘meal’ allowance, paid to government-sponsored students in public universities for their upkeep. Luo said the move...

Our Educational System was designed to produce workers and not Entreprenuers.

By Amb. Emmanuel Mwamba Do you wonder when you will use the knowledge from your Geography lessons about Canada, its prairies and it's Great Lakes? Do you wonder just when you will use the bulk of knowledge of irrelevant matters in courses you memorised, learnt and...

Strengthening Our Zambian Democracy

Zambia's first cabinet
By Mwizenge S. Tembo, Ph. D. It was Professor Mubanga Kashoki in 1979 who said something so significant about Zambian or African scholarship that applies to day more than ever. In his scholarly article: “Indigenous Scholarship in African Universities: The Human Factor”, Kashoki said: “But...

How Government can help create immediate jobs for Zambians by Simple Policy Measures

By Kalima Nkonde There is no doubt that the number one problem that Zambia faces is unemployment with its offshoots of poverty, crime, prostitution and other social ills. I am a firm believer that Government should not be the main focus for job creation as...

Christmas season holiday memories

By Mwizenge S. Tembo, Ph. D. Professor of Sociology   Once again another Christmas season is here. It has always occurred to me that parents create lasting warm memories through the wonderful things they do for their families and especially children during the Christmas holidays season. When these...

Zambia’s Leadership Crisis

Last night I was watching a television program called “Celebrating Nelson Mandela--The Giants of Africa” an initiative by Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri. The program featured various people who have been touched in one way or another by the life of the late Nelson...

Pilato is a Prisoner of Conscience

Pilato being led away from the protest scene after being arrested
Once in a long time, there rises individuals in a nation that epitomise the fight for justice and equality. The evils they see around them every day, the corruption and rot they witness daily, and the personal experience of state sponsored or state condoned...

Anatomy of the Current South, West and Central African Soccer Scenario

By.Dr Daniel K. Maswahu The Case for an Unrecognized Global Soccer Platform I must first of all forgive that portion of the readership who assume I am a soccer fan. Please don’t stop reading because some of you are several times guilty of seeking marital advise...

Are South Africans blacks Xenophobic or Do African Leaders Share the Blame?

By Kalima Nkonde Are South Africans blacks xenophobic or do African Leaders share the blame for the scourge and need to learn lessons? The Xenophobia or more appropriately Afrophobic attacks in South Africa have been widely condemned and rightly so but there has been a superficial outlook...