Opinion

OPINION: Kambwili in Catch 22 Dialogue Conundrum

The debate over the eligibility of Roan Patriotic Front Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili has continued to rage. Kambwili is a parliamentarian on the Patriotic Front roster but has also...

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2019 Should be Zambia’s Watershed Year

2019 is firmly upon us, after having had a tumultuous 2018 that left many unsolved political questions. We welcome 2019 and hope that it becomes the year that Zambia breaks...

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OPINION: The Presidents and “Chimbuya”

By Dickson Jere I was livid with this double-headed comedian, Brighton Sinkala, for ridiculing the President in public. He made outrageous jokes about the President’s knee injury that saw him...

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GUEST ARTICLE: A GOAT DRAMA: WHEN USEFUL IDIOTS DRESSED AS GOATS IN SHEEP SKIN ‘CONGREGOAT’ IN A COMICAL GOAT-TOGETHER!

By Sunday Chilufya Chanda A “useful idiot” is a colourful term for a person who is a propagandist for a cause of whose goals they are not fully aware and...

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OPINION: UPND 20TH ANNIVERSARY IN FOCUS

The opposition UPND celebrated its 20-years milestone of existence. Twenty years by any standard in opposition politics is a long time. Indeed they have metamorphosed from some nondescript opposition political...

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OPINION: Why China Wins!

By Dickson Jere By any standards, the recent visit of Prince Harry to Zambia, was high profile. Even his engagement was at high level – a meeting with the Head...

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THE COMMONWEALTH IS KEY TO BRITAIN’S POST BREXIT GLOBAL STRATEGY

BY SIR RICHARD OTTAWAY   27 NOVEMBER 2018 Brexit has made it seem as though the world of politics is lived day to day, even hour to hour. At present, it...

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Exploring the new media landscape at Africa Business Media Innovators forum By Michael R. Bloomberg

This week in Livingstone, business and government leaders are coming together at the fourth annual African Business Media Innovators forum. It is a chance to discuss the media landscape of...

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OPINION: Lungu, Hichilema Meeting Should be a Signal for Cadres to Cease Fire

The recent meeting between President Edgar Lungu and Hakainde Hichilema is by any standards quite historic. These are two towering personalities that have spent the last three years shadow boxing...

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Reality Check: Is China burdening Africa with debt?

Africa is facing a looming debt crisis, say leading development economists. “Almost 40% of sub-Saharan African countries are in danger of slipping into a major debt crisis” according to the...

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