HH Must Not Be President

By Charles Nyirenda We have heard quite a lot from the praise singers of Hakainde Hichilema lately. In fairness, I think it's time that we now heard from the silent majority on the other side - those who will not be voting HH. Those who understand...

Diaspora Existentialism: The Psychology of Zambians In The Diaspora (An Interview)

Background “A community based organization (CBO) serving African immigrants in Staten Island, NY began a health screening program in 2008 with the goal of promoting access to primary care. Over 18 months, 296 visits were recorded at African Refuge health screenings, representing a total of...

The London High Court Judgment: Separating Myth from Reality

Judge Hamaundu’s verdict did not deal with the substantive issues of whether Chiluba was liable or not, or whether Judge Peter Smith was right or not. Instead, all Judge Hamaundu ruled on was on whether the Government could serve Chiluba with the London High Court papers so that he recompenses Government for what Judge Smith said was Chiluba’s liability. Judge Hamaundu ruled that the law Government relied on in its application to register the London judgment was insufficient. However, Hamaundu stated, that the Government could have relied on common law, but that was not his responsibility to tell them how they should have sought to register this judgment. The courts cannot make up for the legal recklessness of a party to a lawsuit.

Chikwanda is right that UPND leader HH is an apostle of hate

By G.USENGA I wish to concur fully with the Finance Minister, Alexander Chikwanda that Hakainde Hichilema (HH), the UPND President, is the apostle of hate. The man is very true in most of the sense, HH has serious hatred and people of Zambia can even see...

Zambian government’s Pledge of US$3 Million to the Global Fund pleasing

By Carol Nawina Kachenga CITAMplus is pleased that the Zambian government has made a pledge of US$3 Million over a period of 3 years towards the Global Fund to Fight Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS & Malaria (GFATM). This has been our call since 2014. In March this year,...

Elisha Musoma promises to create a million Zambian millionaires(US dollars)

Fellow sons and daughters of Zambia. Firstly, allow me please to give you all my heart-felt gratitude for your tremendous support, encouragement and indeed the confidence that you have in me as President. I thank you most sincerely. You people are great! Sons and daughters...

Endorsements by Citizens Alleged to Be Corrupt

Should we trust and vote for presidential candidates whose sources of campaign funds cannot easily be determined? Should we trust and vote for candidates who have included in their campaign teams any of the individuals whose election to the National Assembly was nullified due...


By AARON CHIYANZO IT IS a well-known fact that hailing a taxi in Zambia can be hectic and difficult at times especially when someone is not too familiar with a particular place. The same can be said when someone is looking for a cab after hours...

Politics in Zambia: The nadir.

By Charles Ngoma Adlai Stevenson is quoted as saying, ‘I have been thinking that I would make a proposition to my Republican friends...that if they stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them.’ From Dr Chiluba’s latest press conference one...

Dual Citizenship

By Chrispin Ntungo The editorial on Dual Citizenship by The Post makes a lot of sense and it is right on. One thing that worries this contributor about Zambia is that when it comes to important decisions history does not show that Zambians...

Fuel ‘too dirty’ for Europe sold to Africa, including Zambia

The BBC reports that Swiss firms have been criticised in a report for their links to the African trade in diesel with toxin levels that are illegal in Europe. Campaign group Public Eye says retailers are exploiting weak regulatory standards. Vitol, Trafigura, Addax & Oryx and...

Africa’s CON-FIDENTIAL and Laura Miti: A case of Recklessness and Incompetence

Sunday Chanda
By Sunday Chilufya Chanda In philosophy, a “razor” is a principle or rule of thumb that allows one to eliminate ("shave or cut off") unlikely explanations for a phenomenon or avoid unnecessary actions. One example is "Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by...

Satire : What the Princess wants, the Princess gets

Her short Afro hairstyle and matching dimples always make her stand out in a crowd. Kwasila Kungu is no ordinary woman. She is the daughter of the mighty King Eddy, the king of the Dambia kingdom. Little was known about her before her father...

A Call to join the ‘SIM -CARD’ Crusade in Zambia

Do you understand what is at stake? As the deadline for the abrogation of some citizens’ liberties arrives, I urge the PF Government NOT to disable any of the cell-phone facilities as advertised by ZICTA. I also call upon all citizens who value their inalienable...

The Desperate Clutches at Straws of Changala and his Drowning Opposition ilk

Sunday Chanda
By Sunday Chilufya Chanda There is wisdom in the age old adage that says a “drowning man clutches at straws”. It explains how a man drowning in a river or mire will clutch at a floating blade of grass in the false hope that he can...