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Comment: Why the sympathy for M’membe and the Mast Newspaper?

Comment: Why the sympathy for M’membe and the Mast Newspaper?

By Mpazi Siame   Zambians have to wise up and move away from all the emotionally charged thinking and analysis. Let us try and be realistic and pragmatic our support or criticism of events. In which case let us ask the real questions about what is prevailing here.   Why does M’membe find himself in […]

“What a poor theme song!” – Fans not impressed with official U20 AFCON theme song

The recently launched official theme song for the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations, Zambia 2017 has been poorly received by Zambian soccer fans, with many taking to social media to bash the song, performed by JK, Wile and Mozegator. The song is titled ‘Imiti ikula empanga‘ derived from a Bemba proverb which means trees that grow […]

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The case of Malawi on maize-gate scandal involving Zambia

Malawi has delivered her reports on the investigations on the Maize-gate scandal involving Zambia and Malawi and recommendations have been outlined including disciplining the ADMARC management. The Commission of Inquiry and the Joint Parliamentary Committee of Malawi have both delivered their reports which highlights damning and stinking fraud and corruption in the deal. The speedy […]

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By Isaac Makashini I love reading, and it is a habit I have grown up with from my childhood days in my father’s house in Luanshya. My father was a teacher, and our living room had two big bookshelves packed full with books. Titles with far a ranging diversity – from religious, political, medical topics […]

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UPND and it’s presidential election petition

Elias Munshya comments: There’s actually no petition. The UPND is suing on the basis of the Bill of Rights which guarantees the right to be heard. It is a case that is going nowhere and assuming that the UPND got a declaration that their right to be heard was breached, so what? The right to […]

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Edgar Lungu, against all odds – A rough journey to State House

… ZAMBIA’S PRESIDENT EDGAR LUNGU’S ROUGH JOURNEY TO STATE HOUSE, A BOOK BY ANTHONY MUKWITA   By Kellys Kaunda   This book immortalizes in printed pages one of the most memorable chapters in the history of Zambia; that of the Patriotic Front; and that of the sixth President of the Republic of Zambia. The author […]

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The Total-AFCON U20: Is Zambia ready to host?

By Joe Mwansa Lombe Kaluba Zambia will be hosting the Under 20 Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Tournament  in Lusaka and Ndola later this month through to March. Hosting a tournament is not only about winning the Cup but also making sure training venues, hotels, transport system and publicity elements/logistics are all in place. A […]

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UPND rubbishes Minister Yaluma’s claims

  The opposition UPND has issued the following statement on claims by Minister of Mines Christopher Yaluma that thousands of Zambians are being re-employed by Mines: The statement attributed to the Minister of Mines that Mopani is calling back thousands of the more than 10 000 retrenched Miners is not only a disgrace to him […]

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By Brian Mulenga I wish I had 5 minutes with Denny Kalyalya, Emmanuel Mutati and Edgar Lungu. I would like to have that chat because I don’t see these three gentlemen pulling in the same direction when it comes to the economic direction of the country. I just don’t see how the present economic policies […]

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Is Satan domiciled on our roads; then Govt should kick him out!

Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa Emmanuel Mwamba has suggested 8 ways to help curb further incidents of road traffic catastrophes in Zambia. This follows a grisly accident that occurred in Kabwe involving a coach and a heavy goods truck, leaving 10 people dead and several others injured. 15 of these are still grimacing in […]

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