Opinion

Sata’s Press Aide Abandons Defence for Maputo Diplomatic Boob

President Michael Sata’s press aide George Chellah was among government officials that came out strong to defend yet another diplomatic boob by the Zambian head of state at a regional...

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When did Fred M’membe Become Hichilema’s Arresting Officer?

At about 10:00 hours this morning, opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema is expected to show up at the Lusaka Central Police or Force Headquarters for reasons best not to the Zambia...

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Henry Banda Writes Open Letter Criticizing PF over Tribalism

Henry Banda, a son of the former President Rupiah Banda, has published an open letter to Zambian citizens criticizing the Patriotic Front government for manipulating issues of tribalism for political...

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Michael Sata: Zambia’s No. 1 Enemy of Freedom of Expression

Until Bishop George Lungu’s letter to the Catholic faith in Zambia’s Eastern Province following the sudden deportation of Lundazi Parish Priest Fr Viateur Banyangandora, the extent to what “crime” the...

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George Chellah and the Sata Government’s Media Problem

There seems to be an imaginary feeling at State House in Zambia that whoever says or does something the country’s president Michael Sata is not in agreement with is either...

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The President Who Wasn’t There: Michael Sata’s Absenteeism

There’s a well known saying that 90% of success is just showing up, but by that measurement, Zambia hasn’t been doing very well. The 19th annual African Union Summit held...

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Zambia’s New Media Council: Is it Another Toothless Bulldog?

For a long time now, the Zambian media and the public have searched for a credible organ to act as a self-regulatory mechanism that will keep all players under responsible...

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Sata Hits Back at MMD Leader Nevers Mumba

Zambian President Michael Sata has not made any public appearance to conduct official duties for over seven days. Speculations are rife that the country’s leader is ailing and his recent...

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Zambian President Sata under scrutiny

Zambia’s populist president portrays himself as a corruption-buster, but critics are raising questions about the appointments he’s made, his conduct and the lucrative contracts he has awarded for government work...

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German Newspaper Describes Sata’s Zambia as “Birth of a Dictatorship”

Yesterday, the major daily German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung published a feature story from their correspondent in Lusaka, who discovered how many family members of President Michael Sata have been...

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