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Alba Iulia
Sunday, September 20, 2020

Columns

Zambia’s Accepted Norms – Mostly Carried Over from the Dark Ages

By Theresa Lungu Two weeks ago I wrote the article, The Immorality of Convicting Iris Kaingu. I was struck by the polarized views the article invoked in bloggers. Despite well-crafted insults directed at me from some bloggers, I was encouraged...

The Immorality of Convicting Iris Kaingu

By Theresa Lungu The picture of Iris Kaingu entering Lusaka Central Prison, her head bowed in shame, her young face marred with worry is a testimony of Zambia’s twisted and incompetent justice system. Thankfully her bright yellow blouse throws an...

Henry Banda’s Lawyer Robert Amsterdam should fight a clean fight: Sata is not Zambia and Zambia is not Sata.

Efforts aimed at "sabotaging" Zambia's economy by Robert Amsterdam, James Banda's lawyer, should be condemned by every Zambian regardless of political affiliation. Canadian citizen and self proclaimed international lawyer, Robert Amsterdam representing former president Rupiah Banda's son , tweeted very negative sentiments while Michael Sata was in Japan. The comments were aimed at blocking" would be" Japanese investors from investing in Zambia. He tweeted both in Japanese and English saying " President Michael Sata of Zambia is asking Japan to invest. Maybe they should ask him why he is making the state's property his own".

Present situation in Zambia worse off than during colonial era – Senior Citizen

Good morning, Allow me to speak my mind on the happenings of country Zambia.I was never there during the colonial era but what I am witnessing in our country Zambia is worse than that era. There are a few selfish individuals...

The ACC investigations on Kabimba and GBM

A call to reflection on the ACC's preliminary investigations on the allegations raised against Kabimba and Mwamba By Inyambo Akakandelwa( Spokesperson Young Leaders Alliance (YOLA) In view of the developments that have followed the allegations of corruption and abuse of office made against...

Open Letter to the Inspector General -Police officers not reporting for work but getting paid

I wish to express my displeasure at the way the Chilanga police station is being manned by the Officer in Charge. First of all he has no respect from his officers and staff. The wife is in charge of...

President Sata’s U-turn on Public Order Act

President Sata says the PF has now discovered that the public order Act of 1955, which they had opposed in the past 10 years is a good law. He says he has realized that this law is necessary to maintain peace and avoid chaos! This change of mind or heart is coming only 12 months in office! The Public Order Act of 1955 is a British Colonial law that was designed to keep blacks and any perceived enemy of the Colonial Government from assembling to receive or share information or taking part from such activities that might dramatize the unpopularity of the British Colonial government. This l

Board members paying themselves colossal amounts of money at the expense of pensioners

Kindly allow me to bring this matter to your attention. Kindly investigate the rampant abuse of fund at the Public Service Pension Fund (PSPF) by the board members drawn from different government ministries and other parastatals. These people have board...

A young Zambians view of Zambian politics

Here is my school of thoughts of Zambian politics in general.As we all know that success is not built on resentments, aggrieved feelings caused by a sense of having been badly treated and fear of unknown but, is built...

Satisfying Zambian Hunger for Culture

The book “Satisfying Zambian Hunger for Culture” by Prof Mwizenge S. Tembo is finally published.The 3 other contributors in the book are Ms. Ruth Mugala in Zambia, Ms. Claire Miti in the United Kingdom, and Mr. James Mwape in...
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