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Alba Iulia
Sunday, September 27, 2020

Columns

Government’s buying hearses

By Wesley Ngwenya The thinking and actions of Rupiah Banda and his buddies never seem to amaze me. It is reported that they have purchased one hundred hearses from China at a cost of about thirty thousand dollars each. Wow!...

Musings of Presidential Degrees

By Chilekwa M. Mumba It was disturbingly interesting to hear that the NCC is being encouraged to enact into law, a requirement that any Presidential Candidate have a university degree. On one hand, certain sectors of society, have ...

When secrets can not be hidden Part 2

By Indi continued from part 1 I never gave them the details of what he did to me, but when I got home, I was whipped by my aunt so badly that I swore on everything in my life never to...

When secrets can not be hidden-Part 1

By Indi I was five year old when I left the southern province with my young sister to go to live on the Copperbelt. The Copperbelt (CB) was the place to be at that time, the mines were giving the...

Kulibonesha, ‘Ba Some of Us’.

By Son Mumbi Before the copper boom went bust, I had made a relatively modest sum of money as a copper dealer. In two successful deals, I made such a high profit margin- a percentage too ridiculous to state, even...

Dual Citizenship

By Chrispin Ntungo The editorial on Dual Citizenship by The Post makes a lot of sense and it is right on. One thing that worries this contributor about Zambia is that when it comes to important decisions history...

A middle class or peasant life during ZCCM?

By Son Mumbi Could the life of a person who lived "kuma yard" in the mines during the ZCCM era be seen as middle class? The reason I am interested in this question is because I think it had distinctive...

Six Months of Rupiah’s Presidency—What has he done?

By Wesley Ngwenya It is now six months since Rupiah Banda was supposedly elected the President of the Republic of Zambia. Having undertaken such a huge responsibility on behalf of the Zambian people, it is only fair to give...

ANALYSIS:Siliya tribunal reveals porosity of the Zambian Constitution

AS the past events progressed culminating in the final resignation of Communication and Transport minister Dora Siliya yesterday, serious questions have been asked about the porosity of the Republican Constitution in dealing with constitutional breaches. In particular, questions have been...

The Case against Provincial Ministers

By Henry Kyambalesa The clause in the Mung’omba draft constitution which seeks to make provincial ministers part of the Zambian cabinet by the Commissioners to the Executive Committee of the National Constitutional Conference (NCC) chaired by Michael Mabenga can...
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