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Personal view: Lungu’s divided Zambia

Good evening country men and women,we are all aware that tomorrow the two magistrates will be in court, the two magistrates one will be a delivering judgment while the other one magistrate Simusamba will be informing court attendees together with our president the way forward on the treason charge which is already defined as bad […]

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Bad elections have consequences: The case of Zambia

By Olusugun Obasanjo and Greg Mills. How to ensure Africa’s elections are free and fair’A free and fair election involves more than what happens on the day itself. It relates to what happens between elections The Zambian government has recently jailed the leader of the opposition, Hakainde Hichilema, on treason charges. The catalyst was a […]

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HH treason: We are better than dogs

Pliny the Elder, a Roman statemen and scholar who lived from 23 to 79 AD is credit with the Latin saying, ex Africa semper aliquid novi, translated as Africa is always producing something new. Of course, for the ancient Greeks, and Latins, the saying was commonly used to refer to Africa’s wildfire which were unique […]

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Where are the courageous people in this country?

Law Association of Zambia ( LAZ ) president Linda Kasonde has written this article: As an ardent student of history, the subject of leadership has fascinated me for years. In particular, I look for insights into what makes great leaders so great – Mandela, Ghandi, Martin Luther King Jr. to name but a few. For […]

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How Mosho P.R disaster on M’membe’s salary will backfire

By Kasebamachila Kaseba Lewis Mosho who so-called liquidated The Post newspaper to recover salary arrears for 5 of estimated 2,000 employees and ZRA tax arrears was in the public media news with a figure of what should be M’membe’s former or ‘liquidated’ salary. First, Mosho has not guided how the liquidation will proceed and wind […]

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This Week: Peace must win

By Kelvin Esiasa In his sermon in October 1985 Marvin J. Ashtona member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints stated ‘Never will peace and hatred be able to abide in the same soul. Permanent peace will elude those individuals or groups whose objective is to […]

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The death of UPND?

By M.Hamoonga I have no doubt that United Party for National Development (UPND) president Mr Hakainde Hichilema is a a good man with a good heart and good intentions for Zambia. However, his recent political tactics are painting an ugly picture of a man seemingly out of touch with reality. With all due respect to […]

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My take on honorary doctorates (respect academia)

By George Chellah Its a good thing that men and women in this country get recognized for their contribution to society in the fields of their choosing such as politics, health, human rights etc. Some of these are recognized through awards of honorary doctorates by different institutions. The credibility or lack thereof of such institutions […]

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ZAMBIA CONGRESS OF TRADE UNIONS AND THE FEDERATION OF FREE TRADE UNIONS OF ZAMBIA   SPEECH FOR 2017 LABOUR DAY – MASAITI      DISTRICT (ZUFIAW PRESIDENT AND FFTUZ- ASSISTANT NATIONAL EXECUTIVE SECRETARY-INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS) ACKIM MWEEMBA   SALUTATIONS It gives great pleasure to come here and join in celebrating this important day. I also want to thank […]

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It’s about time President Lungu tabled Mulungushi University in cabinet

As a former ZANASU Vice President and as a former Mulungushi University Students Union President I am compelled to comment on the closure of Mulungushi University. It is not a secret anymore though regrettable that Mulungushi University now more than ever directly requires the attention of the Head of State or else it will collapse […]

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