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Monday, July 6, 2020

Columns

The Economic recovery program IMF “wants” Zambia to implement now!

By Kalima Nkonde The International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded its mission to Zambia on the 18th March, 2016 and it is apparent that there was no agreement on a deal again purely because of disagreement on the timing of the...

When Greed Meets Incompetence, Nations Fail

By H Moono I had the longest chat with a medical practitioner of specialist skills who, unreservedly poured out his frustrations on me, perhaps because he thought I was either a politician who could help bring to light the challenges...

Team Kalusha’s Wrong Campaign Strategy: A Lesson For Zambian Football

By Paul Shalala It took over an hour for the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) President-Elect Andrew Kamanga to move from the audience at Moba Hotel to the front of the conference room, a short distance of about 60 meters. Overjoyed...

A Desperate Man Is A Very Dangerous Man

By Rev. Jevan Kamanga It is now very clear that Mr. Hakainde Hichilema, leader of the United Party for Nation Development has become so dangerously desperate that he is willing to employ any tactic to score some points. His desperation...

Let’s Revisit the Grade 12 Certificate Clause, it seems we got it wrong

By Fred Mutesa (PhD)  It is increasingly looking like we have got it wrong with the Grade 12 certificate clause for aspiring local government and parliamentary candidates in our newly amended constitution. First, it was the ruling PF that extended...

Zambia Political Violence and The Hell of Political Cadres

By Honorable Brown Chibale Kotoka Kapika Zambia political violence has become a central part of political competition across the nation, and it takes many forms—from assaults to armed clashes between gangs called cadres employed by rival politicians from the ruling...

IDC doomed to fail without new business model

By Kalima Nkonde The Industrial Development Corporation’s (IDC) Chief Executive Mr. Andrew Chipwende has dispelled the perception that IDC is the same as INDECO and gave examples of South Africa and Botswana as having the similar institutions which is correct...

Zambian Government should not deem it necessary to remove the meal allowance for students

By KALUMBA DEOGRACIOUS OPEN SOCIETY FOUNDATION – SECRETARY GENERAL The beginning of every solution to a problem is to first accept the problem itself, then you look for solutions thereafter. The denial that the problem has not occurred or it...

Response to Minister of Education -Dr.Kaingu’s statement on reopening of UNZA and CBU

Speaking in Parliament on Wednesday, 9 March, the Minister of Education, Dr Michael Kaingu announced that: 1) government was considering reopening the University of Zambia and Copperbelt University that were shut down after students engaged in violent students protests to...

Term “Bride Price” Should be Banned

By Mwizenge S. Tembo Professor of Sociology Introduction The term “Bride Price” should immediately be banned from use anywhere in Zambia and Africa to refer to one of our cherished customs. I realize that the Europeans invented this term “Bride Price”...

Latest News

Zambia Center for Inter-Party Dialogue condemns UPND Cadres’s conduct in Monze

The Zambia Center for Inter-Party Dialogue has condemned the political intolerance exhibited by the UPND members and supporters in...

Lusambo Vows to Avenge President Lungu’s Treatment by UPND Cadres in Monze

Lusaka Province Minister and ruling Patriotic Front (PF) Copperbelt Province Mobilisation Chairperson Bowman Lusambo has said that PF members on the Copperbelt will make...

2021 Elections May be Devoid of Integrity and Credibility going by the behaviour of the Electoral Commission of Zambia

Zitukule Consortium is concerned that the 2021 general elections may be devoid of electoral integrity and credibility going by the behaviour of the Electoral...

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,...

Iconic Miseshi Stadium Facing Extinction

Uncertainty has surrounded the future of Kitwe’s Miseshi Stadium located in Mindolo as the private owner seeks to sell the land housing the sports...
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