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Sunday, September 20, 2020

Feature Column

China’s trade with Africa is not helping the continent in value addition, not even South Africa exports manufactured goods

By Edward Chisanga and Caesar Cheelo On 5th May 2020, The Economist published an article by Dambisa Moyo, our Zambian compatriot reading, “Marshall Plan for Africa”, which attracted some response from various observers and scholars. Because we notice that Dambisa...

What is the real opportunity cost of the $13 million Kafue Flyover Bridge?

By Anthony Bwalya - UPND Member Today is the day the Patriotic Front (PF) regime and President Edgar Lungu will once again parade the media and play and dance to the gallery as they commission the Kafue Flyover decongestion project. The...

What is Zambia’s COVID 19 Strategy Kanshi?

By Parkie Mbozi ON 23RD MARCH 2020, precisely five days after 18 March when Zambia reported a twin case of the Coronavirus (code-named COVID-19) “pandemic”, I authored a widely circulated article titled, What is the Science Behind Zambia’s COVID...

Without Power Dynamos, a part of us is lost

By Ponga Liwewe Wisdom Chansa, ever immaculate, despite playing for ninety minutes, and hardly appearing to have broken a sweat, holds aloft the CAF Cup Winners Cup in Lusaka's Independence Stadium as a roar goes around the terraces. This...

Is it Bally will fix it, or Bally will fix us?

"The slogan Bally will fix it," suggests HH and UPND will change Zambia's sociopolitical and economic culture. But this assumption ignores the historical basis of our political and economic systems. Our political foundation is undemocratic--save the songs of respect for...

Why a moral revolution is needed now more than ever

We cannot get overly familiar with the intolerable images of unarmed African American men dying on flimsy grounds, and in many cases, by the hands of people ordained to protect them. African Americans have suffered disproportionately under the heavy...

The Media and COVID 19: The Unsung Heroes

By Parkie Mbozi TODAY is World Press Freedom Day (WPFD). It is a day dedicated to celebrating and remembering the work and situations of journalists working for a whole range of news media systems world-wide. The theme for this year’s...

The Foolishness of Shouting Amen to Lungu’s Opening of Churches–Stay Home on Sunday!

There is foolishness and there is faith--the PF declared Christian government is simply foolish. Among my people, it is said madness is curable but not foolishness. I am not surprised at the number of Zambians celebrating the opening of...

Zambia no longer has an economy, it will be all or nothing for all of us

By: Anthony Bwalya - UPND Member We currently have a virtual economy that only exists on paper and soon the reality of the numbers will kick in: $7bn wiped off our GDP due to load shedding, with another $2bn expected...

Will Africa see an exponential rise in Covid 19 cases during the winter season

As countries in the northern hemisphere hard hit by the novel corona virus cling to the hope that warmer weather will bring about a relief and a slowing down of the pandemic , what do the coming winter months...
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HH Opts Out of ZNBC’s Sunday Interview with Grevazio Zulu

United party for National Development (UPNP) President Hakainde Hichilema has informed management at ZNBC that he is not available...

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High rates of contraceptives uptake among school girls worry Education Ministry

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Ministry of Health Concerned at the relaxed attitude towards the fight of COVID 19

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Kitwe youths empowered with Higer bus worth US$270,000

Kwacha Member of Parliament Joseph Malanji has handed over a Higer bus worth US$270,000 to youths in his constituency for them to engage...