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214 ViewsBy Kunda Kalaba Although Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ), Ministries, Departments, Agencies (MDAs), Parastatals, and other Institutions like the Zambian Banking Sector would like a situation where fraud and financial crime could happen to other financial institutions like the Pensions and Insurance, Mining and Retail Sectors, Agricultural and Tourism Sectors, it is […]

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Mkaika By-Election, A test of the one man one vote electoral system

107 ViewsFrom Lucky Mulusa in Mkaika, Eastern province It is 05:00 am and the MMD team has just concluded an uneasy last pre-election night’s rest. We are getting ready for a rigorous and detailed programme to protect our share of the votes in a vulnerable one man one vote electoral practice. We concluded yesterday’s work […]

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University partnership key to development of Education in Africa

197 ViewsAs the saying goes two are better than one. Or an African proverb says one finger cannot catch lice from a child’s head. This is exactly what University of Zambia and Zambia Centre for Accountancy Studies have realized? The two institutions have signed a MoU to offer degree in Investment, Human Resources, Accountancy, Financial […]

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Health Insights: The goodness in Munkoyo (Chibwantu) drink

1616 ViewsBy Asunta Simoloka I grew up taking plenty of munkoyo drink or chibwantu but without fully realizing what a nutritional powerhouse this beverage is. Chibwantu, a fermented maize drink that is a staple in the traditional Zambian diet, contains plenty of health promoting bacteria known as probiotics, essential for healthy digestion and overall wellbeing. […]

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As I See: Zambian Employee

228 ViewsBy Chanoda Ngwira Hello everyone, I have talked much about politics and the like in the past few weeks on this column, much appreciation to all the readers and followers of this column, your contributions are ever and will remain great. In the coming few weeks, I have thought of bringing in rather different […]

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Time to get to the root cause of Barotseland problems

359 ViewsBy Emmanuel Chilekwa It’s time to get down to the root cause of the Barotseland Agreement issue. Time… is not on our side. We are now dealing with the offshoots of the problem, lets deal with the problem. Innocent people, that have over time been pushing for its implementation are caught up with each […]

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Observations: Sata’s 2016 Presidential sole candidacy

285 ViewsBy Barbrah Musamba Chama Mumba The current debate on the endorsement of President Michael Sata as a sole candidate for the 2016 presidential elections resonates so well with the late President Frederick Chiluba’s 2000 -01 third term bid. At the height of the third term bid was the incumbent president though championing it he […]

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Perspective: Cry The Beloved President

290 ViewsBy Martin Mubita Is this really the legacy you want for yourself: the chief executive who became scarce, trampled rights, destroyed privacy, heightened secrecy, never spoke a word when his own ministers and confidants fought amongst themselves for his job allegedly due to his failing health, ruined trust, and worst of all, did not […]

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Students should stop rioting

196 ViewsKelvin Esiasa It is becoming prevalent that students globally resort to violent demonstration whenever they are seeking solutions for their problems. These demonstrations have become a huge cost on governments. In Zambia students from public learning institutions are fond of running to the street with stones and fire to burn public and private property […]

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356 ViewsBy a Concerned Citizen I cannot agree more with George Mpombo when he said the squabbles in PF have plunged the party into what he called “Irretrievable political imbroglio.” It is a matter of common sense that GBM is trying to protect his heavy financial investments in the PF. The many eye catching and […]

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