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Full statement from U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote

Full statement from U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote

1,516 ViewsLet us first acknowledge World AIDS Day, which we will celebrate tomorrow in Zambia. We highlighted this year’s theme, “Communities make the difference,” last week in Mandevu, with a huge, wonderful, and exceptionally welcoming group from Lusaka’s largest constituency, as we opened a clinic in the market. Many thanks to the PF supporters, who […]

Unveiling witchcraft and pastoral responsibility

1,492 ViewsBy Leo Igwe The four part series on Unveiling Witchcraft that The Guardian (Nigeria) on Sunday published in July and August requires a robust response and analysis. This is because the “prophetic” statements that the author made were deeply flawed and misleading. The write up was poorly thought out and capable of tarnishing the […]

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I was quite naughty and a rebellious teenager, says  Former President of Zambia, Dr Kenneth Kaunda’s daughter

1,978 ViewsBy Proud Aushi Musamba Mumba Culled from Jack Zimba’s article published on the 30th April 2019. WHILE her father kept a grip on power, Musata became the rebellious teenage daughter of the President who longed to have the freedom that she could only dream about within the walls of State House. She was only […]

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PF’s sickening tribal politics

1,520 ViewsBy Zambian Eye Editor A couple of weeks ago, an audio recording emerged and quickly went viral on social media in which two Patriotic Front (PF) Northern Province officials, Abraham Mulenga and John Sampa, are heard uttering hateful remarks against the Tonga-speaking people of Southern Province and the opposition United Party for National Development […]

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If Bill 10 is passed into law

2,262 Views1) The FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE CENTER will no longer be an independent institution. It will be placed in the DEC. Yes, the same DEC that failed to find the owner of the 48 houses is the one they want to give the power to handle more sophisticated illegal transactions. Yes the same impotent DEC that […]

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Opposition scared of the ECL candidature; they are panicking!

1,874 ViewsBy Sunday Chilufya Chanda On 16th December 2018, a consortium of leading opposition political parties called an Alliance agreed to work together to stop President Edgar Chagwa Lungu’s 2021 candidature. These included UPND’s Hakainde Hichilema, ADD leader Charles Milupi, then National Restoration Party leader Elias Chipimo, NDC consultant Dr Chishimba Kambwili, PeP’s Sean Tembo, […]

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Mnangagwa – The lion in a sheep’s skin

1,841 ViewsDear Editor, It’s been 2 years since Emmerson Mnangagwa came into power after the ouster of Robert Mugabe and violence on Zimbabweans by the state proxies is increasing day by day. Mnangagwa’s government has failed to deliver on its promises, and the economy has taken a deep dive resulting in power cuts, food shortages, […]

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Let’s stop school bullying

887 ViewsLast weekend my son in grade 5 at Martin House boarding school in Chisamba opened up to me that he was beaten every night. The Bully is another boy in his class and sleeps on the same bunker bed with him. He continued that he does not allow him to sleep on top when […]

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Over $800m shared in ghost salary payments since 2011 under PF

1,235 ViewsBy Anthony Bwalya From the onset, I wish to challenge the PF administration to deny that this is not true and proceed to providing the public with a figure of how much taxpayers have lost in fraudulent public sector payroll management since 2011. But I wish to assure the public, that the figure presented […]

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Economic conditions signal the end to tribalism

1,380 Views By Chipindi Caleb Fundanga The last two elections without being too analytical were decided on tribal grounds. Voting patterns saw the Bemba aligned tribes join their eastern counterparts to back Edgar Lungu’s bid while Hakainde Hichilema’s came from the Barotse region. The climate during both these elections was very tribal with elites from both […]

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