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Perspective: Patriotic Front, what now?

773 ViewsWhat One/3 The governing Patriotic Front (PF) is facing its most serious existential threat since its emergence as a political party at the end of 2001, writes Zambian Eye Special Correspondent. It was formed and led by a “strongman” and was for all practical purposes what in business is termed “a special purpose vehicle” […]

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896 ViewsHeadless one/3 Silence is normally considered to be golden and it is so in some cases, writes Zambian Eye Special Correspondent. But it is not universally or always golden. There are cases where it is positively rotten. A case in point is the silence and uncertainty that has surrounded President Michael Sata’s so-called “working […]

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759 ViewsThe period of economic reforms and liberalization in Africa which began in the 1990s has been accompanied by a marked decline in the presence and influence of the military in national life, writes Zambian Eye Special Correspondent. Everywhere the military has been relegated to a largely anonymous and ceremonial existence –the result of the […]

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Perspective: Playing out old age fixations in the Foreign Service

870 ViewsA new low in the Foreign Service was reached with the recent appointment of Solomon Mbuzi as Zambia’s ambassador to Russia, writes Zambian Eye’s Correspondent. It was a singularly irresponsible appointment, a scandal and an outrage that reflects only the growing failure of judgment on the part of the appointing authority and speaks very […]

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763 ViewsBy a Special Correspondent Discourse one/3 The Patriotic Front (PF) appears to be increasingly imprisoned by the fraudulent means by which it sought and obtained power, writes Zambian Eye Special Correspondent. The selective memory loss that its key leaders-President Michael Sata and Vice-President Guy Scott – are beginning to exhibit on the issue of […]

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787 ViewsScott One/3 Vice-President Guy Scott was hardly the most appropriate official representative of Zambia at the inauguration of South African President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria, May 24, writes Zambian Eye’s Special Correspondent. It was ill-advised and a diplomatic blunder of sorts to have allowed him to represent the country. In-fact it is surprising that […]

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735 ViewsEvents in Zambia are taking on an uncanny resemblance to those in Malawi before the untimely end of President Mbingu wa Mutharika in 2012, writes Zambian Eye Special Correspondent They are increasingly driven by a certain shameless level of barbarism and like in Malawi an anointed heir is slowly but surely emerging-forget Guy Scott […]

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893 ViewsParade one/2 After the Labour Day snafu in Lusaka, President Michael Sata’s next public appearance at a pass out parade for Zambia Air Force (ZAF) officers in Livingstone was equally devoid of any inspiration, writes Zambian Eye’s Special Correspondent. He seemed thoroughly remote from and completely out of touch with the function which as […]

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Perspective: Of “the same things all over again” and the constitution

682 ViewsBy a Special Correspondent President Michael Sata confounded many by his last minute decision to do away with official speeches at the march-past in Lusaka to commemorate Labour Day 2014 on May 1. He was the guest of honour and as has become customary nowadays had the first president Dr. Kenneth Kaunda in tow. […]

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Wealth Watch: African businesses value or handicap Part I

684 ViewsBy Jose Santiago Do you know of anyone, relative or not, who has been running his/her business for decades but cannot get off the ground? Do you know of anyone, working day and night but continue poor? Do you wonder why that is? Find out below, so then if you are an entrepreneur or […]

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