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Friday, May 7, 2021

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Rt Hon. George Kunda SC: Is he wearing three hats?

By C. Ngoma President Banda does not have the advantage of the late President Mwanawasa who was "legally savvy". I believe it was a mistake to appoint Rt Hon Kunda SC as Vice President AND Justice Minister. I wonder whether...

Living Abroad and Marriage

By Bishop Jeston & Rev. Charity Katebe The first institution that God himself created for man is marriage. He said that it is not good for man to be alone. Then man was surrounded by all kinds of animals...

Zambia’s leadership problematique

By Henry Kyambalesa During the 1960s, we harbored very high and somewhat unrealistic expectations about the socio-economic prospects of our beloved country, Zambia. Equating independence with not only self-rule, but also with genuine democracy and prosperity, we strongly believed that...

Nalubamba, an offside chief or politician?

THE institution of chief is one, which has been there since time immemorial and commands respect by the greater majority of our people. The evolution of chiefdoms is celebrated in traditional ceremonies to symbolise the country’s rich cultural diversity as...

Article in support of Rupiah Banda and MMD

Will MMD hold itself together after its recent electoral defeat in Kasama and Solwezi? Political pundits are declaring that the MMD has exhausted its usefulness as a ruling party as it will turn 20 years by 2011. The MMD’s recent...

Benefits of Former Presidents Act Cap 15 of the Laws of Zambia

By Chanda K Laws of any land are meant to be respected. However, some laws are a detriment to society, such that, they must be challenged and repealed. One such law is the Benefits of Former Presidents Act Cap 15....

Is Zambia headed towards Dictatorship?

By Henry Kyambalesa Vice President George Kunda’s visit to Southern Province (reported in the Zambia Daily Mail article of November 16, 2009 by Wallen Simwaka entitled “UPND ‘Sold’ to PF) is worrisome, especially that it is designed to sensitize people...

RB, Sata in a Fools Game

By Chanda Mwenya It is often said that politics are a dirty game. In Zambia it can also be described as a fool’s game. While the country is experiencing serious economical and social challenges with the recent ‘infamous’ fuel shortage...

What the Solwezi campaigns should really be about

By Henry Kyambalesa There is never a dull moment in Zambia nowadays, particularly during Parliamentary sittings, and during campaigns for Parliamentary by-elections. In campaigns leading to the Solwezi Central Parliamentary by-election, for example, Solwezi district has become another battleground for...

Eight firms bid for oil exploration

Eight foreign and local firms have submitted bids to explore for oil in three provinces in Zambia, Godwin Beene, permanent secretary for the ministry of mines and minerals development said on Sunday. Zambia, Africa's top copper producer, invited bids from...

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Government Planning to Extend the Number of Hours Allowed to Travel at Night for Public Service Vehicles

The government has said that it is looking at extending the number of hours allowed to travel at night...