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State of our politics

State of our politics

311 ViewsBy Chipindi Caleb Fundanga Sitting here as a toothless but yet so youthful member of the Patrotic front I realize once again why I am toothless. Like being in a home where your parents are going through substance abuse , and you as a child, you are left to cringe hoping and praying the […]

The Judiciary speaking legal truth to political and economic power: Selected judgments.

165 ViewsBy Dr. Munyonzwe Hamalengwa The characteristic propensity of an independent and impartial judiciary is to speak legal truth to political and economic power under all circumstances. The following selected judgments demonstrate this truism. This is just from the first quarter of 2019. At intervals throughout my tenure, I will be bringing to your attention […]

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Firing the running mate!

663 ViewsBy Dickson Jere The ongoing cracks in the top leadership of the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) brings to the fore the practicality of Article 110 of our Republican Constitution – the clause that introduced the Vice President as running mate. Just imagine if UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema won the 2016 presidential […]

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426 ViewsDear Editor,   Ref: DID YOU KNOW?  Economic conditions can distort culture and brotherhood. In our culture, we greet each other freely. But nowadays, things are so bad such that greeting people is now a program against malnutrition. Greeting is now turned into a toll gate, you have to pay something: Me: Amai mwauka bwanji? […]

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If I were GBM..taking the next steps

1,037 ViewsBy Lewis Mwape I would take a reflective approach and reexamine how much I have contributed to the conflict and swallow any form of pride! I would reflect more on what could have gone wrong with me and convince myself that I’m just a human being and possibility of making a mistake, misleading myself […]

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Quick hard letter to the UPND vice president GBM

1,698 ViewsSaturday, 20th April 2019 REF: My hard take On UPND vice president, his self audio recordings and suspension Dear Mr.Geofrey Bwalya Mwamba, Good morning sir This is a concerned citizen dropping this quick one to your office. I hope and pray this reaches you and l know it will. I’m one person who like […]

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612 ViewsBy Brian Mulenga To be frank, our logistics make it very hard for Zambia to aspire to be a manufacturing country. Our landlocked location makes it very hard to make anything in Zambia cheaply. Everything must come in from the coast and it must come by road. Our other transport links simply cannot do […]

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Criminal defamation is a relic of colonial totalitarianism: It has no place in modern democracy

915 ViewsBy Dr. Munyonzwe Hamalengwa Criminal defamation has continued to be a thorny issue in most countries around the globe. This is despite the fact that Freedom of expression is an indispensable avenue which empowers members of particular societies to demand better service delivery from, and expose any maladministration and corruption among those entrusted with […]

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Letter to the President and all PF members

1,869 ViewsGood afternoon Mr. President and the entire PF membership, I have a mission to contribute positively to the wellbeing of all Zambians through providing solutions to many challenges facing the nation. I want to mobilise citizens and raise awareness on various policy issues and projects across the country. I believe in Zambia and I […]

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Numbers don’t lie: A challenge to the Economics Association of Zambia

1,483 ViewsDue to the continue rosy picture being painted by PF and EAZ we would like them to explain the following southward statistics under the PF reign. Despite having access to money of at a rate of at least US$2billion per annum, through loans and grants, PF still cant show us the jobs, business growth […]

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