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Saturday, January 25, 2020

Feature Column

Zambians are not IDIOTS: A defence of Kelvin Mambwe

By Julius Kapembwa, PhD I apply a little logic or critical thinking to see if UNZALARU Secretary General, Dr Kelvin Mambwe insulted anyone as has been asserted by the Patriotic Front (PF) through its vociferous deputy secretary general, Mumbi Phiri....

Revisiting Zambia’s political and economic history: A letter to the now generation – Chitimukulu

By Dr. Henry Kanyanta Sosala PART I I have been prompted to write this article on Zambia’s political and economic history because of the following extract which a young ‘’blogger’’ had posted on Watchdog on 12th August 2014: ‘’I was surprised...

Customers getting the short end of the stick

Dear Editor, Why should data bundles and airtime expire? May I ventilate my concerns regarding the limited validity of data bundles and related pre-paid services. How is it that when we pay for water or electricity prepaid services, we enjoy the...

Fear Not

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself – President Franklin Roosevolt DEFINITION Fear has been described as “a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger or pain,  whether the threat may be real or imagined” or  it could be...

Animal Farm – Zambia Version

By Andrew Kapya When I saw pictures of Amos Chanda’s Matebeto last weekend, my mind went back in time and I remembered the cartoon that was made from George Orwell’s animal farm. For those that have not read the book...

The deadly silence of Zambia’s intelligentsia on public discourse

By Sishuwa Sishuwa What do Zambia’s intellectuals (those trained in a particular discipline and attached to a university faculty) think about the pitiful state of our existence today, including what is happening in North-Western Province, where we, as a country,...

Bembas and Tongas will change the face of Zambia

By George T. Sikazwe, International development practitioner I cannot write anything about our Paramount Chief Chitimukulu because that would be disrespectful as I am his subject, but the recent press revelations which indicated that the next Government intends to oust His...

Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression – and the Unexpected Solutions: Book Review

Introduction In 2008 I got a frantic call from a close Zambian friend who lives in Chicago with his wife and two children in a typical middle class neighborhood. His 19 year old son was attending college and went to...

Could what happens in Ethiopia be important to Zambia?

How Africa could become the new Asia By Hans Gerard Moleman For a long time, Ethiopia was known as one of the poorest nations in the world. Hunger and drought were synonymous with the country where Emperor Haile Selassie once held...

An address of Mwinelubemba (King) Chitimukulu Kanyanta -Manga II to the School of African-American studies

PART I Preamble I feel especially honored to be at this great institution today. However, I would be remiss if I don’t tell you a little bit about myself. I was born in the Bemba Royal family as Henry Kanyanta Sosala....

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