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Feature Column

Vote wisely in this year’s Elections

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 coming out...

The Growth of Esports Calls for a Strategic Battle Plan

Although not every industry can pinpoint a precise start date, most people believe that esports began on October 19, 1972, when a group of Stanford University students gathered at the school's Artificial Intelligence Laboratory to participate in the first...

Class of 2020: Zambians who gravely disappointed last year – Part III

  By Sishuwa Sishuwa   Minister of Home Affairs Stephen Kampyongo   Stephen Kampyongo is a kind of person Adolf Hitler would have loved to have been in charge of his police – someone who will wilfully torture themselves to advance what they...

Zambia’s response to its debt hole is to keep digging

Zambia mortgages the future by taking over Glencore copper debt State-owned Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Limited (ZCCM) this week agreed to take on $1.5bn of debt and pay a nominal $1 to take over a 73% stake in Mopani Copper...

WILL ZAMBIA FINALLY CLINCH THE IMF DEAL?

By Chibamba Kanyama The IMF Director of African Department Abebe Aemro Selassie has indicated the application by Zambia for funding will be assessed soon. This statement has been widely followed globally given Zambia’s debt situation and its recent default on...

Lesson 3 from America: With a bit more loyalty, Nevers Mumba might have ruled Zambia

By Dr Parkie Mbozi ONE OLD adage says, “Patience pays”. I would add another one, “Loyalty pays more.” A third one goes, “A vulture is a patient bird” (because it waits for an animal to die on its own...

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...

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The real battle is between the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) and the Ruling Patriotic Front (PF)

By Venus N Msyani Asking for forgiveness if sounding like trying to discourage morale in the camps of other candidates....