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Friday, July 10, 2020

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Casualization and poor salaries of contract workers at ZAFFICO

By Musyani Siame Casualization of graduate workers on short term contracts has reached unprecedented high levels at ZAFFICO and is awfully going against labor laws. The fundamental question is, how long is a person supposed to work under contract before...

PF want to sneak in amendments in Bill 10 that will facilitate their winning of the presidential and general elections next year

By Charles Kakoma,UPND Spokesperson. The current constitutional mess was created by the ruling Patriotic Front government. Many of the provisions they are trying to pass through Bill 10 are already taken care of in the current Constitution as amended in...

I’m Not a Politician, I am a Revolutionary, Fred M’membe reflects on the Past

By Chambwa Moonga SOCIALIST Party president Dr Fred M’membe says there appears to be no limit to what the current leaders of Zambia can do. And Dr M’membe said as for the Socialist Party, “We are not coming to maintain the...

IMF commences virtual meetings with Zambia over Covid emergency funding

The International Monetary Fund has confirmed that it has started having virtual meetings with the Zambian government regarding a request for emergency financing. IMF Communications Director Gerry Rice told a media briefing from Washington D.C that discussions will cover the...

Pilato, Music and the Grim Social Realities of our Time

By Sishuwa Sishuwa On 5 January 2019, a 34-year old citizen was forced to flee Zambia after members of the governing Patriotic Front (PF) threatened to kill him. His crime? He composed and released a song with references to a rat...

The CEC—ZESCO Saga: Another view

By X.J. Mpenda I wouldn’t call myself an energy expert but I have keenly followed the happenings in the sector over the past few months, reading and digesting a lot of things being written and said about the sector. I...

Is it Bally will fix it, or Bally will fix us?

"The slogan Bally will fix it," suggests HH and UPND will change Zambia's sociopolitical and economic culture. But this assumption ignores the historical basis of our political and economic systems. Our political foundation is undemocratic--save the songs of respect for...

Socialist Party’s Manifesto Promises to Bring Revolutionary Change

The presidential candidate of the Socialist Party (SP), Fred M’membe, released the party’s manifesto for the August 2021 elections at a press conference on June 18, Wednesday. “This is a manifesto for revolutionary change.. a manifesto that will release...

How Bill 10 could worsen Zambian economy and impact you

By Kalima Nkonde I consider this article as the most important Op-Ed I have written on Lusaka Times as it could influence the direction that our country takes for the better if my advice,like that of others on the issue...

We Want to Know who are the New Owners of Ndola Lime

By Chipoka Mulenga, NDC Vice Spokesperson Every well-meaning government must have an agenda to empower its citizenry and local entrepreneurs with sustainable and successful business enterprises that have the capacity to compete at the international level. However, under the PF leadership,...
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