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Lost love is not wasted love

Lost love is not wasted love

By Susan Jere ‪I used to think lost love was a waste. After a breakup I would think about the time I had lost, or the time I could have spent on something else. I would think about all the weeks and months that I had spent with this person, building trust and forming a […]

Pretty Girl Syndrome

By Mwanangwa Zombe I always thought being pretty must make life easy! Possibly free drinks, free meals, free airtime, lots of attention and if you play your cards right, you get jobs handed to you. Well boy wasn’t I wrong 😱. Sometimes being physically attractive takes away from your personality because people only become interested […]

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Be grateful

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Be grateful

By Susan Jere The same qualifications you have, e.g: certificate, diploma, degree, masters, PhD, that gave you the job you have are the same qualifications that someone has, but does not have job. Be grateful. The same pastor who officiated at your marriage and blessed and today you even have children, is the same pastor […]

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Mothers Must never die

By George Chellah scene is engraved in my mind, like it occurred yesterday. It was early 2000. I was 19 years old and I had just left my parents home in Kitwe. I travelled to Lusaka in pursuit of a lifelong dream. Plans where to acquire a qualification as a precursor to a steady career. […]

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Life, what a journey

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Life, what a journey

….My wife was ungrateful I met Thandiwe Zulu in 2005 during a United Church Of Zambia church conference at St Paul’s church in Kabwata. She was one of the participants from Chipata. A church friend introduced me to her and that’s how we became friends and later we got married in 2006 after I paid […]

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That was mean

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That was mean

By Patrick Sikana Have you ever found yourself at a road junction? Like that junction between Burma Road and Independence avenue in Lusaka, sitting in a ribbon of traffic that isn’t moving, and there is a car on your left that wants to come onto the road and you have an opportunity to let them […]

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1. Keep time 2. Don’t put your arms on the window like a boss 3. If the owner is traveling with his family, take a back CV seat. Don’t jostle for the front seat with the wife. 4. Don’t turn yourself into a DJ if he has tuned to Sun FM, Radio Phoenix or Komboni […]

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BEING YOU, BEING TRUE TO YOURSELF: EXAMPLE OF LATE CLETUS CHANDA Those of you who are in your late 20 going up will remember that we once had a very happy comedian on TV who rose through the ranks and became Zambia National Tourists Board Spokesman called Cletus Chanda, very famous at his time, very […]

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Reflection: Self esteem!!

Today, let’s talk about one tool that you will need to be successful as you go about your daily activities, ESTEEM!   There is a very good proverb that I read that goes like, “the road to hell is built with good intentions”   I agree with this proverb 100%. Mostly what starts as innocent […]

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Reflection: Be Nice to People

By Patrick Sikana   Last year in November I conducted interviews for a principal researcher to do a 2 year study of some of our work in Tanzania and Uganda. The Best candidate was an elderly professor teaching at the Aga Khan University in Tanzania. I invited her for her orientation to the task in […]

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