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ConCourt Judges must recuse themselves from Lungu’s 2021 eligibility case

President Lungu’s remarks that he was sworn to defend the Constitution of Zambia is at variance with his warning to Judges of the Constitutional Court if they decide to rule against his eligibility to stand in 2021. Those who respect the Constitution are patient at heart when the matter involves their interest. They do not […]

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ConCourt and 2021: Pick a fight with HH and everything but not the judges

By Aaron T. Banda Three times, I have tried to write my thoughts on the recent happenings in my beloved nation and I am left helpless. There is so much nonsense I can’t even comprehend or pretend to conceive. The three (3) arms of Government have a responsibility to create a balance in society. The […]

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Is HH’s international appeal beneficial to him?

By Mwamba Peni II I have been a student of Political Philosophy and International Political Economy for years. Therefore, the interaction between the state, as a sovereign territorial unit, and the market, as a coordinating mechanism where buyers and sellers exchange goods and services and output levels determined by supply and demand, has always fascinated […]

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A Vibrant party with no representation: The case of NAREP

By David Kapoma Two and half years since I left active politics I have avoided talking about my former party NAREP which in my view I diligently served. I simply did not want to be misunderstood in case some people misunderstood my language. But a time comes in life when some things must be said […]

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I’m a freshman in University, should I date so soon?

By Jefferson Kapasa University days will probably be among the best days of your life, the experience of the first lecture as a freshman is tattooed on your memory. If you are a guy you will probably keep a catalogue of the prettiest girls you see in your first week of campus, of course not […]

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Kenyan Dundumwezism?

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Kenyan Dundumwezism?

Daniel Nsemukela writes: The Total population of kenya is 48 million , 22% of that is Kikuyus..14 % Luhya ,13 Luo and Kalengin etc . If this other tribes sit back not to vote and Uhuru get 7 millions votes , does that count the kikuyu only or even other tribes? When is elections considered […]

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Blood Thieves: Vampire mania in Malawi

By Leo Igwe The murder in Malawi of people suspected to be ‘blood thieves’, or vampires, has made international headlines. Why do these superstitions persist? Vigilante mobs in Malawi have killed at least five people in connection with vampire attack rumours. Arrests have been made. Curfews have been imposed. Yet, the current response by the […]

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How Bill Cosby will now also pay for Harvey Weinstein’s sexual allegations and O.J. Simpson’s criminal acquittal

By Dr. Munyonzwe Hamalengwa Bill Cosby will be made to pay for Harvey Weinstein’s crimes and O.J. Simpson’s acquittal, 22 years ago. Paying for someone else’s crimes is an American way. Lee Harvey Oswald paid the ultimate price for some else’s crime in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The recent disclosed documents couldn’t […]

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2021 elections will be crucial; no single party shall win enough votes to form government! (Part 1)

After the controversial August 11, 2016 elections, ailing veteran politician Daniel Munkombwe observed that the voting pattern that characterized the just ended polls couldn’t be described as tribalism per se but simply a reflection of strongholds for the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) and main opposition United Party for National Development (UPND). We agree with him. […]

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Independence, independence, what independence?

By Prof. Michelo Hansungule In the midst of emergency rule, you must be corrupt to the core to celebrate. Obviously, if you are as corrupt as this regime, there is every reason for you to celebrate. Fifty three years down the memory lane, Zambia is a shadow itself. All because of a very stupid decision […]

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