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Tongas should move with change

By Reuben Hambulo I witnessed a funeral ceremony of one rich Tonga old man from Chief Mwanachingwala in Mazabuka. It was a marvel, full of running and dust. I have never witnessed a sea of people at a funeral like that. It was a busy day for the herds boys who were running with animals […]

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The cartel’s agenda for the aggressive agitation

By Justin Mupundu What’s the cartel’s agenda for the aggressive agitation for national ‘Indaba’? How is agitation for national ‘Indaba’ linked to the perceived tension in the country? Would national ‘indaba’ be used as a brewing pot for peace and unity or for regime change? Tension exists only in the cartel’s minds and their supporters. […]

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History comes to Zambia using back door

QUARTER FINALS SWAP WITH KNOCKOUT STAGE … IN KOREA…   By Mobotu Nalishiwa =============================================== 1988 – Germany defeated Zambia in quarter finals – Korea 2017 – Zambia Defeat Germany in knock out stage – Korea 1998 – Zambia Defeated Italy in knock out stage – Korea 2017 – Italy Defeat Zambia in quarter finals – […]

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Reflection: DPP and the Committal certificate debate

MacDonald Chipenzi writes: The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) cleverly skirted around from not signing the HH and others’ Committal Certificate to the High Court and allowed his juniors to sign on her behalf. This act alone has brought serious debate, both in and outside Court and also has, in addition, delayed the HH and […]

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Liberty of mind

By Kellys Kaunda   When a State-owned-media covers the travels of the Head of State of their country reporting his/her arrival, meetings held, places visited, dinners or lunches attended or inspection of development projects – a section of the country and media commentators in the west scream: propaganda! The effect? No attention is paid to […]

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Living in Denial: Poverty, AIDS and Education

By Hjoe Moono Now that we beat Germany, let’s get back to the topic that was making the rounds last week – education. Forget about the commentators who said Zambia is a poor country ravaged by poverty and HIV/AIDS – he was modest in his description. The truth is in addition to poverty, hunger and […]

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Why is Lungu always being referred to as Commander in Chief?

Maurice Makulu writes: I have noticed that speeches by President Lungu are titled as “Speech by His Excellence Edgar Chagwa Lungu President of the Republic of Zambia and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces.” It’s only now I have noticed the use of “commander in chief of the armed forces” always used to refer […]

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Zambia versus Costa Rica: Offside or Not

By Joseph Chibwe Listening to debates that has erupted after the nullification of Partson Daka’s goal and consequently went down by a goal at the hand of Costa Rica, I have decided to be a football Judge and here is my verdict without any adjournment;- WHAT IS AN OFF SIDE IN FOOTBALL? A player is […]

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Cite PF attack ‘dogs’ for contempt, HH’s lawyers urged

By David Zulu There are increasing calls from a cross section of citizens that the incarcerated UPND President’s lawyers must cause a judicial process to cite Mumbi Phiri, Sunday Chanda, Kennedy Kamba, Bowman Lusambo and Emmanuel Mwamba to court for contempt. The five have used every available opportunity to comment and even predict the outcome […]

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HH treason… judicial review will be nice

By Maurice Makulu Magistrate Simusamba deserves credit. Actually, he has given the defence what they wanted… to go to high court on preliminary issues, not trial. Them wanted for constitution preliminary issues, he denies them that and sends them for administrative preliminary issues. Not bad. It’s very good actually. I love it. Now there is […]

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