The Zambian Government is Obliged to Provide Answers to Issues Raised Publicly by Kambwili

Bregedier General Godfrey Miyanda
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THE ZAMBIAN GOVERNMENT IS OBLIGED TO PROVIDE ANSWERS TO ISSUES RAISED PUBLICLY BY HONOURABLE CHISHIMBA KAMBWILI, MP! I urge the Zambian Government to answer truthfully the issues raised by Honourable Chishimba Kambwili and drop the obvious scheme to divert attention and make him the villain....

Biotechnology and Poison manufacturing Corporations to target Zambia in their quest for Biosafety Policy amendments

FILE: Late President Levy Patrick Mwanawasa pictured here with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in December 2007 led the charge for opposition to Genetically Modified Food (GMO)
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Biosafety Policy amendments: in who’s interest?   By Zambia Alliance for Agroecology and Biodiversity (ZAAB) Zambia has been a pillar of strength and model on biosafety in the region. Many people remember famously the firm stand taken by our government against genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the...

Mumba Yachi – A victim of the Lenshina Ghost?

Mumba Yachi
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By Dickson Jere I am an ardent fan of Mumba Yachi's music and have all his albums. His Afro-beat is clearly in his own class and league only comparable to the likes of the legend Fela Kuti. Not until his recent incarceration, I never thought he...

Pathfinder Number 1: Blessed are the peace makers – but who will be the peace maker for zambia?

Bregedier General Godfrey Miyanda
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PATHFINDER NUMBER 1 BLESSED ARE THE PEACE MAKERS – BUT WHO WILL BE THE PEACE MAKER FOR ZAMBIA? FOUNDATION AND CONTEXT OF THE STATEMENT The current wrangle regarding the search for unity and peace in our nation, Zambia, deserves further attention. I express my opinion as to...

Farewell Sir Masire : One of Africa’s six visionary Presidents of the last 20 years for Lungu and others to emulate

The late Sir Ketumile Quett Masire
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By Kalima Nkonde The recent death of Sir Kitumile Masire of Botswana at Bokamoso Hospital in Gaborone and not London or Paris or New York, prompted me to write this Opinion Editorial about some of the recent African great Presidents that can provide a benchmark...

How shall we get to the Promised Land ?

Lee Kuan Yew, the founding father of Singapore
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By Davies Mwila BUILDING ON THE PROMISE THROUGH THE 7NDP On 21st June 2017, His Excellency President Edgar Lungu launched the 7th National Development Plan running from 2017 to 2021, with a pledge to build a resilient and diversified economy. President Lungu said that the plan indicates...

Elias Chipimo’s Open Letter to President Edgar Lungu

NAREP leader Elias Chipimo
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    Dear President Lungu, Re: The Implementation of a New Development Model for Zambia – The Twenty Percent Generation Plan (TPG) I am compelled to write to you openly and transparently to convey a burden that has been on my heart relating to the acute suffering that...

UNPD, HH and Treason Charge

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By Mwizenge S. Tembo, Ph. D. Professor of Sociology Introduction I have been very busy with work. President Trump has been in power here in the United States for about 4 months. But many of us citizens who live with his reckless actions, poor governing, and...

My Reflections, Liberty of Mind

First Secretary for Press at the Zambian Embassy in Berlin Germany Kellys Kaunda
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BY KELLYS KAUNDA When a State-owned-media covers the travels of the Head of State of their country reporting his/her arrival, meetings held, places visited, dinners or lunches attended or inspection of development projects – a section of the country and media commentators in the west...

Courage Under Fire

Linda Kasonde
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By Linda Kasonde As an ardent student of history, the subject of leadership has fascinated me for years. In particular, I look for insights into what makes great leaders so great - Mandela, Ghandi, Martin Luther King Jr. to name but a few. For me,...

Minister of Justice has Lied: There is NO Judgement in the Hakainde/Mwamba Election Petition!

Given Lubinda Minister of Justice Chats with President Edgar Lungu
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By Brig Gen Godfrey Miyanda Recently the Minister of Justice, Honourable Given Lubinda, alleged on ZNBC TV that there was a conclusive judgement on 5th September 2016 by the Constitutional Court regarding the election petition by UPND President Hakainde Hichilema and his Vice President...

Why President Lungu and Zambians resisting the IMF aid Package – An Analysis (Part 2)

President Edgar Lungu held meeting with An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Tsidi Tsikata who is division chief African department in Washingston and Mr Tobis Nybo Rasmussen IMF Resident Representative in Lusaka at State house. Picture By Eddie Mwanaleza/State house.20-11-2015.
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Why President Lungu and Zambians resisting the IMF aid Package – An Analysis (Part 1) Zambians’ skepticism about IMF The memories are fresh for those who are old enough like the author, to have lived through the nightmare of the IMF aid programme coined as Structural...

Why President Lungu and Zambians resisting the IMF aid Package – An Analysis (Part 1)

President Edgar Lungu held meeting with An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Tsidi Tsikata who is division chief African department in Washingston and Mr Tobis Nybo Rasmussen IMF Resident Representative in Lusaka at State house. Picture By Eddie Mwanaleza/State house.20-11-2015.
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By Kalima Nkonde Is Zambia ditching the IMF deal for more expensive loans? The IMF mission completed its latest mission to Zambia from 9th March to 24 March,2017 and against all previous expectations of a deal in the first quarter of 2017, all indications seem to...

Dancing with White Shadows: How Zambians failed to de-decode the imperialist -driven constitution- Chitimukulu

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Preamble It was the great Greek philosopher, Socrates, who felt that it was necessary to create mental tensions, so that individuals could rise from bondage of political myths and half-truths to the unfettered realm of creative and objective analysis. And I also believe that the...

An Economic Freedom Fight

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By Chanda Mfula As business, the media is unlike any other because of its centrality to democracy and governance. Hence, media organisations must constantly sustain a healthy balance between economic imperatives and democratic responsibility, and between viewing people as consumers and viewing them as citizens....