Opinion

UPND’s Attempts at “De-Tribalisation” Are Failing

United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema is set to appoint party chairperson Mutale Nalumango as his deputy. The position of UPND vice-president has been vacant since the...

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Opinion: Lawlessness Must End!

On Friday, town centre of Lusaka City was a no-go area. Businesses closed, people were scampering in all directions, tear gas canisters and gunshots were fired to disperse unruly cadres...

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OPINION: PF, UPND, What Happened To The Peace Pact?

In July, 2018, the ruling Patriotic Front and the opposition UPND signed a Peace Pact in which the country’s two largest political parties committed to end political violence. The signing...

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A Tight Race Of The Horses

The outcome of the Kaoma council chairperson by-election held on Thursday, October 10, 2019 is very interesting. This particular by-election pitted two giants on the Zambian political scene who went...

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Switch And Save: Help Reduce Zesco’s Load!

News coming from Kariba Dam is that the water levels have reached a very critical stage where the power plant can close at any time should we deplete the water...

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Ntewewe Questions HH’s Anti-Violence Lip Service

In Zambia, we have unfortunately become quite used to opposition figures speaking out both sides of their mouths. They tell you it is raining when it is dry, they say...

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Chasing Plot 1 Na Yakumbuyo

People who are desperate for something are ready to do anything desperate to get what they want. For others, their desperate attempts to achieve something leads them to total destruction;...

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A Step Ahead Is Better Than None At All: The Case Of 2020 Budget

Minister of Finance Dr Bwalya Ng’andu last Friday unveiled the much-anticipated 2020 national budget for Zambia amounting to K106 billion (32 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product). From...

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OPINION: Fuel Price Hike: Is Zambia The Only One Affected?

The Energy Regulation Board (ERB) last week increased pump prices of fuel by an average K0.80 (80 ngwee) for petrol, diesel and low sulphur diesel. The regulator also increased the...

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OPINION: Are We A Nation Of Drunkards?

It’s a Friday and automatically, we feel energized that the week has come to an end – no work on Saturday and Sunday! Plans are made right from Friday morning...

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