Zambia: No Sleep for My Beloved Country!

The New Cabinet
1. Introduction Like many other Zambians who have the interest of our beloved country at heart, I am confounded by President Edgar Lungu’s decision to create five more government ministries. Since our beloved country’s political independence in October 1964, we have miserably and lamentably failed to...

President Lungu’s speech was aspirational but not inspirational

By Kalima Nkonde Politicians have commented on President Lungu’s speech and it is only fair that the public get an objective review of the speech from independent commentators too so as to have a balanced score card. This article attempts to highlight some positive aspects...

PF is still Zambia’s Party of Choice-Mumbi Phiri

PF Deputy Secretary General Mumbi Phiri addressingt the public of Mano Ward in Bangweulu Constituency in Samfya District at Kasoma Banweulu Primary School during campaign the rall
AFTER OUR FIRST FOUR (4) YEARS IN GOVERNMENT, PF STILL ZAMBIA’S PARTY OF CHOICE   Exactly four (4) years ago today, Zambia went to the polls to elect a Government of the People and for the People, the Patriotic Front (PF). On 20th September 2011, Zambians...

From Peter Tosh to Peter Sinkamba- “Legalize Marijuana”

If you smoke weed, by now you most probably are aware that come Saturday 12th September, brethren and sistren will be congregating at Mundawanga botanical gardens to memorialize the life of late reggae superstar Peter Tosh. You also must be aware that Zambian Green...

Has PF mismanaged Zambia’s economy or are External factors responsible?

Construction of the police divisional headquarters in Muchinga Province by Datong Construction company at a cost of K20.6 million has been completed. Works on this project commenced in 2013.
By Kalima Nkonde. President Lungu recently said that the current economic challenges cannot be attributed to any individual or form of mismanagement of the national economy because the difficulties are largely influenced by various factors across the globe. This statement follows the statements from Minister...

Understanding the Kariba Dam and Zambia’s power crisis

Fifty years ago the Kariba Dam was the centrepiece of collaboration of the Central African Federation. Built in just four years, it was opened by the Queen Mother in 1960 in front of a crowd of 3,000 onlookers, reported by British Pathé at the...