Our Educational System was designed to produce workers and not Entreprenuers.

By Amb. Emmanuel Mwamba Do you wonder when you will use the knowledge from your Geography lessons about Canada, its prairies and it's Great Lakes? Do you wonder just when you will use the bulk of knowledge of irrelevant matters in courses you memorised, learnt and...

Show Us Your Manifesto, Then We can say you are worthy Competitor

Zambian youths must examine political Party manifestos...There are parties that only have insults and wish lists of “What” without “Hows”. Tragically, there are those ready to set Zambia up in flames just in order for them to earn the title of “President” By Sunday Chilufya...

HH’s dilemma?

UPND President Hakainde Hichilema
By Chimwemwe Mwanza What we know and understand about politicians is shaped by their actions precisely why posture, decorum and empathy are some of the few but greater attributes to winning a political congeniality contest. Typical of democracies, the most ardent electoral base will naturally gravitate...

Why Dr. Ng’andu’s Austerity Measures May Fail Too: How to Bring IMF Back Fast.

Bwalya Ngandu
“IMF suspended talks in August, 2017, they withdrew their country representative Dr. Alfredo Baldini a year ago, have not yet replaced him” By Kalima Nkonde Story Highlights • In Zambia, major economic decisions are primarily made in the Office of the President rather than in the Ministry...

The Most Useless Award

By Michael Chishala For the month of July 2019, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) wins the award for the most useless public institution. It was a very closely fought battle with the Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA), but ACC found some extra reserves in...

Transparency International Zambia is being hypocritical

PF Deputy Media Director Antonio Mwanza
By Antonio Mwanza Day in and day out, Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) has been issuing statements, condemning and accusing President Edgar Lungu of not acting on the perceived corruption allegations in his Government. When the President doesn't act, they condemn him for not acting; when...

Views on the IMF executive board conclusion of 2019 Article IV

Chibamba Kanyama
By Chibamba Kanyama 1. This has been a highly anticipated statement by Eurobond holders. They have been glued to the IMF website in past few months to know the position of the IMF on Zambia’s economy. 2. IMF Board statements go through extensive reviews within the...

Why Patriotic Front Continues To Be Zambia’s Number One Party 0f Choice

PF Media Director Sunday Chanda
By Sunday Chilufya Chanda Zambians across social spectra and strata in different parts of the country and beyond our borders continue to join the Patriotic Front en masse. The natural question to ask then is; “why does the Patriotic Front (PF) continue to be the number...

You are the company you keep: A tale of two mining companies

Kansanshi Mine
There is a mining licence being contested today in Zambia with, on the one side, intimidation and defamation and on the other corporate social responsibility and the promise of jobs. This is not an unusual occurrence in the highly competitive world of Copper Mining....

Zambia’s politics of cult personality

By Chimwemwe Mwanza A cult is defined as a system of religious veneration and devotion often directed towards a particular individual or object. Whether this individual is of questionable virtues is often inconsequential to his horde of followers for all that matters is the unbridled...

Letter To Levy Mwanawasa

29 Jul 2017 Dear Levy, I am writing you from the future, we have not met. The year is 2017, and I sit at my window – on the second of a building two floors high, overlooking a road and some flora. It is a beautiful...

President Lungu’s remarks on HH becoming president are condescending, tribal and divisive

UPND President Hakainde Hichilema
By Richard Waga President Edgar Lungu’s sentiment that one day a Tonga will be president but not UPND President Hakainde Hichilema are condescending, tribal and divisive. He is telling Zambians that tribe is a factor when choosing leaders. He is telling Zambians the electoral...

Mr Hichilema, Your are Just Punishing Dundumwezi with your bad Politics

Sunday Chanda with UPND President Hakainde Hichilema
By Sunday Chilufya Chanda INTRODUCTION Lack of electricity was among the challenges that the Chief Chikanta's Chiefdom in Dundumwezi presented to President Edgar Lungu when he visited the area in July 2017. President Lungu's Government responded by taking over K9 million-worth of Dundumwezi Grid Extension by...

KCM – What is the meaning and significance of the recent ruling by the South African High Court?

NAREP President Elias Chipimo
By Elias Chipimo There appears to be no end to the intrigue surrounding KCM. In the most recent development, a South African High Court has determined (the so-called "Johannesburg ruling") that the decision by ZCCM-IH to petition the Zambian High Court for the winding-up of...

VEDANTA VERSUS ZCCM-IH: Zambia is in Deep Trouble

By Michael Chishala Having read the entire 25 page South African Arbitration Court judgment in the case of the Zambian government versus Vedanta, I am of the view that the SA court is on firm ground in granting an interim injunction halting the liquidation of...