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Rebranding the Zambia Police ‘Force’

By Hope Nyambe I would like to state from the onset that the technical term appropriate for any changes prescribed to institutions such as the police service is usually coined as ‘Reform.’ In my line of work however, it’s better described as ‘rebranding.’ Rebranding is basically influencing a customer’s overall perception about a product, service […]

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Kenyatta’s threats on the judiciary in Kenya Should be condemned

By Munyonzwe Hamalengwa It is quite unpalatable that the world praised President Uhuru Kenyatta for accepting the decision of the court nullifying the Presidential Election while disagreeing with it but not condemning his serious follow-up attack on the judiciary. The attack nullified his so-called acceptance of the judicial ruling. The world by not condemning his not […]

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Music association, manager have let Mumba Yachi down

By Joe Mwansa Lombe Kaluba Enough of Mumba Yachi crap. If his arrest is due to him impersonating a Zambian then the mistake is not only his. It should start from the National Arts Council (NAC), the Zambia Association of Musicians (ZAM) and Yachi’s manager. All these should have given counsel to him. But l […]

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Be warned Mr President; Kambwili has what it takes to bring you down!

When the African National Congress (ANC) ejected the fiery youth leader Julius Malema from the party, they thought they had consigned him into political oblivion, hence effectively curtailing his promising political career. It wasn’t long before Luthuli house realized they had made a terrible political blunder of their lives. This would continue haunting them to […]

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Kenyan Judiciary creating a new African Jurisprudence

By Dr. Munyonzwe Hamalengwa Finally there is an actual precedent in Africa where a Presidential election petition has led to the nullification of a declared Presidential election victory. No longer should African judiciaries be fear-struck and remain captured and beholden to their appointing authorities and refuse to annul rigged elections, the won’t of many African […]

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HH treason charges revealed bullying governance and oppressive laws

By Dr. Yobert K. Shamapande Welcome home HH and the other five brothers! It is truly a travesty of justice for citizens to be locked up for more than four months of torturous, dehumanising imprisonment for a crime they never committed. ..This case has left a blemish on our collective conscience! Two weeks ago, Director […]

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Path to Greatness: The Case of Floyd Mayweather

By Munyonzwe Hamalengwa Mayweather defeated Connor Mcgregor in a boxing fight today August 27, 2017. This is his 50th victory against no loss, the best record in boxing history. He had equaled Rocky Marciano’s record of 49 wins without a loss in 2015′, a record that had stood for 60 years. The rec of 50 […]

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Prisons, warts and vimugodi

By Mbinji Mufalo “We are all prisoners but some of us are in cells with windows and some without.” – Kahlil Gibran IN the last couple of dark moons, a singsong that has caught my attention the most is the one on prisons and warts. For now, put aside the play scripts on the allegations […]

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Skeptical Africa Dispatches: Abuse of suspected charm users must stop in Nigeria

By Leo Igwe Belief in the potency of charms persists in many parts of Nigeria, and Africa despite the spread of modern education, science and knowledge. The very idea of charm still evokes fear in the minds of too many people. Due to this superstitious idea, people, in reaction, torture and abuse those who are accused […]

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