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Why UNZA’s disavow of Sishuwa Sishuwa threatens Academic Freedom in Zambia

By Cleopas Sambo, Felicity Kayumba Kalunga, Pamela Towela Sambo, O’Brien Kaaba, Julius Kapembwa and James Kayula Socrates, Jesus Christ, Galileo Galilei, Karl Marx, Spinoza, Peter Singer are a few of the thinkers who ran afoul of society or segments of...

I will never avenge the injustice meted on me by some individuals in this PF regime

By Fred M'membe President of the Socialist Party Several times, I have been asked if I will avenge the injustice meted on me by some individuals in this regime. My response has been a categorical No. But the question...

PART IV: Who’s Who in 2021 Presidential Elections

By Field Ruwe EdD TOP DRAWERS Hakainde Hichilema – leader of the United Party for National Development (UPND) Before I got down to pen this article, I took a knee in protest against tribalism in Zambian politics. This was after reading comments...

Mubita Nawa Demonstrates How UPND is Rich in Insults Yet Bankrupt on Alternatives

By Sunday Chilufya Chanda We take great exception to Mr. Hakainde Hichilema’s UPND appointee Mr. Mubita Nawa’s crass shenanigans on a video where he is clearly seen gleefully enjoying and encouraging a UPND cadre’s insults targeted at the President of...

President Lungu’s Economic Diplomacy Reaping Dividends

By Marvin Chanda Mberi After his election as transition President to complete the residue of the unfinished tenure of President Sata, President Lungu has brought about some reforms towards foreign policy. His Government has embarked on what was known as...

Kambwili’s decision to rejoin the PF is out of duress, it does not represent his true political feelings

1. As Patriots for Economic Progress (PeP) we have noted with sadness the decision by Honorable Chishimba Kambwili to abandon his National Democratic Congress (NDC) party and rejoin the ruling Patriotic Front party. There is no doubt that the...

Message to South Africa’s Finance Minister Tito Mboweni

By Edward Chisanga The Lusaka Times of 27 April 2021 published an article entitled, “The recent comments from South Africa’s Finance Minister Tito Mboweni that the Zambian economy will not register any meaningful growth this year due to poor economic...

University of Zambia Lecturers and Researchers’ Union Stands for Academic Freedom

A STATEMENT ISSUED IN RESPONSE TO UNZA MANAGEMENT’S TRENDS TO SUPPRESS ACADEMIC FREEDOM The University of Zambia Lecturers and Researchers’ Union (UNZALARU) is deeply concerned by the press statement issued by the University of Zambia (UNZA) Management through its Acting...

Global academia community comes out in full support of Dr Shishuwa

Leading academics from around the world have signed a Statement of Solidarity in support of Dr Sishuwa Sishuwa against what they term as unfounded charges of sedition. The academics who mostly have a history with the University of Zambia have...

Zambia’s decline in corruption index worrying-Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice has expressed concern with Zambia’s downward trend in the Transparency International Corruption Perception Index, despite numerous efforts to correct the situation. Ministry of Justice Permanent Secretary for Administration Thandiwe Oteng says the country has...

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Zesco United Back in Business

Zesco United returned to winning ways on Sunday with a 1-0 away victory over Lusaka Dynamos at Nkoloma Stadium...