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Be careful with your patriotism – it doesn’t always pay

1,464 ViewsI have always advocated for patriotism, be it politics, religion or sport but I hold reserve for unworthy patriotism (where self loss is bigger than the gain), and that is what most Zambian youths have indulged themselves into. Some have lost themselves, their jobs, families and friends in the name of patriotism especially for […]

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“Politicians doing the shit”

981 Views“Out of 10 thieves, six are are Bembas -President Lungu. Let the politicians who want to capitalize on this statement do so. That’s what politicians do (at least Zed politicians). The opposition are in competition with President Lungu and as such they’re expected to seize every opportunity to paint him black before the voters […]

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When 6 of 10 thieves are Bemba ratio reconciles with 20 of 30 Ministers of a corrupt Cabinet are Bemba?

2,290 ViewsBy Kasebamashila Kaseba EL claims to have been born and bred in Ndola or Zimandola on the Copperbelt. On the other hand, his Nsenga relatives in Mukwana village of Petauke of Chief Kalindawalo only recently said he is indeed a Bemba acculturated Kitwe muchona, born and raised on the Copperbelt. Bemba and EL have […]

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Is it stereotyping or Chimbuya?

1,251 ViewsThe comment by Lungu that six out of ten thieves are Bembas is unfortunate. Even if it was a joke, it was a very bad joke, with the wrong audience and timing. The PF propagandists were quick to spin this into “chimbuya”, a playful teasing exchange between the Bembas and easterners. However, the president […]

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Constitutional Court pours water on ‘Third –Term Debate’

1,318 ViewsBy Justin Mupundu The Constitutional Court (ConCourt)’s recent landmark ruling that President Edgar Lungu is eligible to contest 2021 polls should rest the so-called  ‘Third-Term Debate’ which was deliberately orchestrated   to influence public opinion, and agitate for the incumbent’s exit from active politics as a smooth transition for regime change.   However, the ConCourt’s […]

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Eligibility of President Lungu to contest 2021 elections

2,030 ViewsBy Simon Kabanda Clause (3) should not be read in isolation of Clause (6) because Clause (6) explains the purposes of Clause (3), as follows: Clause (3) “A person who has twice held office as President is not eligible for election as President.” Clause (6) “If the Vice-President assumes the office of President, in […]

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Don’t blame ConCourt, Lungu warned of chaos

2,038 ViewsPlease lets not insult the constitution judges or the concourt but instead lets sympathise with them. The questions we need to ask ourselves is was the ruling in favour of President Edgar Lungu’eligibility done in a free or independent environment?.The answer is definitely NO. Its just some few months ago President Edgar Lungu warned […]

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Public Announcement: Closure of Kasangula and Katima Mulilo Roads

2,233 ViewsThis is to inform the general public that the following roads will be constrained at these points: 1) Kasangula Road near Mount Meru Filling station from Monday, December 10th, 2018 till Friday, December 14th, 2018 from 07:00hrs to 18:00hrs. 2) Katima Mulilo Road between Great North Road and the Kelvin Exhaust Garage, from Tuesday, […]

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Parents need to speak-out for their children

1,025 ViewsSir Frank Peters Corporal punishment is repugnant to all civilized societies. It’s the putrid bile that stems from every parent, ‘teacher’, school and madrasah that uses corporal punishment as a disciplinary tool. Corporal punishment is (take a deep breath): awful, appalling, atrocious, alarming, abhorrent, abominable, beastly, cruel, compassionless, callous, criminal, cold-hearted, deplorable, damaging, detrimental, […]

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Charity K. Banda – A portrait of a developmental agenda for women

1,055 ViewsBy Twaambo Kantengwe Society is a collective thought of divergent views. No man chooses to align himself to a cause different from his. Any article that brings out any negatives on Charity Banda’s candidature is a demonstration of a non failure to grasp what democracy is all about. Charity Banda is aware that any […]

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