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ECZ should ask President Edgar Lungu to stop moving around to commission finished projects

By Venus N Msyani,Concerned citizen “We shall conduct our business in a non-partisan manner and exhibit the highest levels of impartiality and fairness,” reads one of ECZ core values. Allowing only one party to sell its manifesto does not...

Toll Fees on the Zambian side of the newly-commissioned Kazungula Bridge are exorbitant

By Gilbert Liswaniso The exorbitant toll fees being experienced on the Zambian side of the newly-commissioned Kazungula Bridge are due to the recklessness of outgoing President Edgar Lungu’s Patriotic Front (PF) government which failed to pay its nearly US$15 million...

COVID-19 has hit Zambia’s Hospitality Industry

The Hostels and Catering Association of Zambia (HCAZ) in Mbala district says tourist arrivals to Kalambo Falls and other tourist attractions in the area have drastically dropped due to COVID-19. HCAZ Abercorn Chapter Chairperson, Geoffrey Chellah who also a proprietor...

Zambia Police Chief’s Full Statement on the Upcoming Elections

KAKOMA KANGANJA INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE Zambia will on 12th August, 2021 go to polls and citizens will be exercising their democratic right of choosing leaders of their choice at various levels. The elections are usually preceded by series of...

Zambians seeking more Justice, Equity & Peace – Musumali

By Mable Tubaaka THE SOCIALIST Party’s manifesto is based on “the aspirations, hopes and dreams” of ordinary Zambians, general secretary and first vice-president Cosmas Musumali told TV viewers. Speaking on Hot FM’s The Hot Seat programme on the subject “Socialist...

PF’s Abuse of Sedition Laws

By Henry Kyambalesa It has become common knowledge that the Patriotic Front (PF) administration has often used sedition laws against some citizens who have attempted to exercise their constitutionally guaranteed freedom of speech and expression to critique the government’s apparent...

Global academic support for Sishuwa against charges of sedition soars

We, the undersigned, as prominent academics across Zambia, Africa and the wider world, are deeply alarmed at credible reports that the University of Zambia (UNZA) historian, Dr Sishuwa Sishuwa, is to be charged with sedition, as the result of an opinion piece he...

Luapula Province has moved from a 2.8% national GDP contribution to 3.2% as a result of the Luapula Expo of 2017

The Bank of Zambia has projected an increase in Luapula’s contribution to the overall national Gross Domestic Product (GDP) due to numerous investments in the Province. According to BOZ Director of Economics, Jonathan Chipili said Luapula has leaped from a...

A Brief History of the Affidavit form for Presidential Candidates

By Isaac Mwanza In view of the substantial amendments to the Zambian Constitution in 2016, it followed logically that the prescribed affidavit for a presidential candidate would itself be altered in order to take into account the latest amendments to...

Bangladesh has overtaken Africa in World Exports of Textiles and Clothing

By Edward Chisanga This weekend and week have been marked by the visiting Bangladesh Chief of Army Staff, General Aziz Ahmed and the envisaged political and military cooperation ahead. But on Monday 3 June, my birth day, I also read...

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FAZ Approves Five Foreign Player Quota System

FAZ delegates have approved the introduction of a quota system in the Premier League during Saturday’s delayed annual general...