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The appointment of wives, relatives to state – owned enterprises

The appointment of wives, relatives to state – owned enterprises

178 ViewsBy Amb. Emmanuel Mwamba Since time immemorial, ZESCO and State-owned enterprises have been subjected to regular political abuse. If it is not turning them into cash-cows by hijacking the procurement process, they are used as employers of; wives, siblings and relatives. The overstaffing suffering these institutions is among others, a result of this regular […]

Book review – corporate capture

365 ViewsBy Dickson Jere Author: Dr Mbita Chitala Title: Corporate Capture – The Political Economy of Electricity Management in Zambia (2014-2021) Price: K500 Publisher: Zambia Research Foundation Pages: 202 Chapters: Twenty One We can ignore – for now – the poor editing and packaging of the book even though it could have been done better. […]

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Zesco cashcow PF campaign for 2021 General Election revelation worth investigations

642 ViewsReading through the article and excerpts extracted from Mbita Chitala’ s new book release in Mast and other media outlets, I wonder why members from PF, claimants of being targeted against in the new wave on the fight against corruption under the new dawn government, can keep quiet in and gloss over a serious […]

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Why rotten, captured Anti-Corruption Commission is incapable of prosecuting Lusambo

414 Views By Kapya Kaoma Seeing Lusambo in handcuffs with a swollen face made the New Dark Regime happy; finally the chicken coming home to roost! My simple question is, where was the ACC when Lusambo acquired “over 100 houses” as reported? This is the question we Zambians must be asking? “President Lungu,” is the […]

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Toll plazas in Zambia (nine years later…. almost)

687 ViewsBy Aristide Bance Compliments of the season, good people. I hope you are well and starting 2022 on a good note and keeping safe amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. As I begin this year with my first article, I refer to an article by Edwin M. Hatembo Junior that appeared in October on the 30th […]

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Clint Dempsey: Texas boy who made it in Premier League

704 ViewsThe story of Clint Dempsey doesn’t look like biographies of legendary football players. Indeed, he was not that kind of player. Despite this fact, the forward definitely wrote his name in the history of the US national team and the whole American football. After all, it is not every season that such a talented […]

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Maria Zaloumis talks about her divorce preceedings

1,030 ViewsProminent farmer Maria Zaloumis has issued the following press release on her divorce court proceedings: My Position on the Divorce ProceedingsAs you may be aware, yesterday an article was posted on social media concerning my current divorce proceedings which were initiated through my lawyer. As you may also be aware, this has caused untold […]

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Kwacha appreciation accelerated by Zambia’s staff level agreement on IMF extended credit facility

3,591 Views By Bernadette Deka Zulu In the past few days, the country has witnessed a progressive positive performance of the Zambian Kwacha against major trading currencies. The appreciation of the kwacha has been due to the positive sentiments surrounding the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Staff Level Agreement with the Zambian Government reached on the […]

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Hichilema has lowered the bar sold us to IMF

4,346 Views Azwell Banda “It is an IMF wildest dream team. Complete with a puppet and liar for a president” After our August elections, and what has been happening after the more than deserved humiliating defeat of Edgar Lungu and his choir of thieves, I have found myself wondering what it means to be a […]

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UPND behaving same way PF did, their actions to be perceived as political victimization

3,466 ViewsBy Dr Lubinda Haabazoka The problem I have noticed in Zambia is that we seem to easily forget and are very short-sighted. We don’t pay attention to detail and never learn from history. What happened in parliament has happened in Zambia before. Unfortunately, because a speaker is normally chosen by the ruling party, their […]

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