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Alba Iulia
Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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Destroying Property at MMD Secretariat is Criminal and a Sign of Desperation

By David Kapoma I note with concern the behavior by the MMD members that are fighting to remove the party president Dr. Nevers Mumba from his office ‘by hook or by crook.’ Yesterday, a group of 'rough cadres' calling...

Nomination fees hike, Grade 12 certificates good but wrongly timed

The announcement by the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) regarding the hike in nomination fees and the grade 12 certificate requirement for various elective positions have come at the wrong time, despite the country’s need for improved quality of...

Closure of UNZA and CBU was inevitable under Circumstances of Anarchy

By Kennedy Kamba, PF Lusaka Province Youth Chairman. His Excellency President Edgar Chagwa Lungu and his administration value education from nursery, primary, secondary and tertiary levels because it is fully persuaded that only an educated population can play a...

Be Truthful and help find solutions to Impeding Maize Shortage

By David Kapoma I note with concern that politicians and other stakeholders have continued politicalizing the anticipated importation of maize grain from South America with misleading statements. It is sad that stakeholders especially politicians are accusing government officials and the president...

MMD Convention Has Never Been Held Every Five Years

  By Winnie Zaloumis In recent months, there have been a spate of statements in the media dishonestly calling for a Convention for the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) in 2016 that were coming from disgruntled former members who were expelled,...

Could Nevers be Falling into Lungu’s Trap?

By David Kapoma In the last few days, the planned alliance between the PF and the MMD has dominated the news headlines. Naturally, everybody wants to know how much of an impact this may have on the 11th August elections,...

PF Infrastructure Programme: The Poisoned Well of Zambian Economy

By Kalima Nkonde Most Zambians do not understand the main reason why our economy has deteriorated astronomically in the last four years and are unable to put a finger on one major cause. There are a myriad of reasons that...

Corruption in Zambia has become a death sentence for citizens

By Honourable Brown C.K. Kapika Corruption has acquired the status of a national emergency in Zambia. But this is not another pontification on corruption. Rather, it is a polemical disavowal of a few popular stereotypes and fallacies on corruption in...

Lupando Mwape or GBM Can’t dilute the tribal Tag of UPND, it’s in their DNA

By Chilufya Tayali Contrary to what many of the UPND cadres say, I don’t hate nor insult Double H. I respect HH if anything I am told he has a more beautiful daughter than Edgar, so we can do a...

50%+1 – How PF is trying to beat UPND at their own (regional) game

So Zambia is poised to have the 2016 Presidential and Parliamentary general elections under the newly amended constitution. Fantastic. I am excited due to some progressive clauses in there, of note is the dual citizenship. Our friends and relatives...

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The Agriculture Sector Needs to be Revolutionalised-Margaret Mwanakatwe

Lusaka Central Member of Parliament Margaret Mwanakatwe says the agriculture sector needs to be revolutionalised in a bid to...

Youths conducting illegal Mining in Luanshya demand to be addressed by their MP

Roan Member of parliament Honourable Joseph Chishala yesterday afternoon was ambushed by Youths in his constituency doing some illegal mining at CNMC Luanshya Copper...

Monze Engineered UPND Anarchy Calculated to Incite Ethnic Chaos by Provoking Presidential Convoy

By Bizwell Mutale The reckless talk and provocative behaviour by Hon Jack Mwiimbu resulting in UPND cadres attempting to stone and embarrass the Head of...

Garry Nkombo warns Foreign Affairs Minister and Lusaka Province Minister, Stop destabilizing UPND

United Party for National Development (UPND) Elections Chairperson, Garry Nkombo, has warned Foreign Affairs Minister, Joseph Malanji and Lusaka Province Minister, Bowman Lusambo to...

Leadership cults in Africa and Zambia in particular

Former Zairean President Marshal Mobutu Sese Seko Kuku Ngbendu Wa Za Banga once told a Western journalist that they should never expect their kind...
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