Home » Archives by category » Special Comments
Congratulations to the people of Gambia

Congratulations to the people of Gambia

Statement from Mo Ibrahim, Chair of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, on the outcome of the recent Presidential elections in The Gambia. We congratulate the Gambian people for the successful conclusion of a difficult electoral process and we salute the peaceful manner in which a potentially explosive situation has been resolved. We commend the efforts of […]

Setting the Obama record straight: The President that never impressed

By Mainda Simaata As a policy, I usually refrain from interfering on sovereign affairs, but it seems Zambians are lost on Obama…On many counts!!! First off, those who think Obama is black obviously never knew his mother; that or they missed classes on genetics in G12 biology! And that is where the obamists miss it […]

Continue reading …

Economic Community of West africa States ECOWAS is body which consists of 15 Countries. It was founded in 1975, with the signing of the treaty of Lagos.   Its aim is to promote trade, peace keeping and maintain Political stability within the region. Africa is a rich Continent, rich in natural resources, with Great Rivers, […]

Continue reading …
The wako-ni-wako syndrome, the case of Kalusha

By Isaac Mwanza   Football is my second Passion in comparison to other things I love most but I had deliberately tried to avoid giving my personal opinion about the decision of Kalusha Bwalya voting for some non – Zambian against a Zambian Reinford Kalaba because I was trying to reflect on what kind of people we […]

Continue reading …
Reading the Constitution and understanding it are two different things

By Dr. Munyonzwe Hamalengwa Despite the existence of a broadly known precedent of how to draft a clearly understandable document, humankind decided to deviate from this potent document in draftsmanship to murky waters of drafting constitutions that are self-contradictory, with qualifiers, nuances, equivocations and in determinations.  There can be no better drafted document to use […]

Continue reading …
Kalusha’s decision not to vote for Rainford Kalaba

By Mabvuto Phiri When Andrew Kamanga wanted to be professional by not granting Kalusha Bwalya that much sought after endorsement letter to contest as a FIFA Committee Member it was called ‘unpatriotic’ but when Great  Kalu voted against Rainford Kalaba at the CAF awards is called ‘professionalism’ what Kind of foolishness is this?   Undoubtedly, […]

Continue reading …
Complex Politics in a Complex World and the Struggle for Equality

Over 20 years ago, I gave a speech at the Jamaican-Canadian Association in Toronto in which I asserted that Blacks in the world should behave like the Jewish people have behaved where no matter where they are, try very hard to assert their common experiences and rights, in the main stick together in forming associations, […]

Continue reading …
Gender equality and misogynistic Islam in Nigeria

By Leo Igwe   The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar (lll) has made it clear that hatred, inequity, injustice and discrimination against women define the Islamic establishment, which he represents in Nigeria. This was evident in his reaction to the gender equality bill that is currently going through the legislative process at the Senate.   […]

Continue reading …
President Lungu lied

On August 1st 2016, 10 days before the general elections, President Edgar Lungu officially opened Mulungushi Textiles in Kabwe which was to employ 20,000 workers in five years. The initial labour force at the time of opening was said to be 2,500 workers. He announced that government would invest 15 million US dollars in revamping […]

Continue reading …
This week: Rebrand yourself to succeed

By Kelvin Esiasa One of the challenge of a new year is the ability to accept a new year as new especially that when the only change that take place in a year is the change of a last number. If the year is 2016, it changes to 2017. Therefore, no significant conscious or tangible change […]

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 179123Next ›Last »