Opinion

Whose Responsibility Is It?

Mwebantu, In Lusaka’s Marapodi Compound, tragedy struck; As a little girl was crossing a make-shift bridge, she fell into the stream & was swept away by a very huge current....

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Kalaki’s Korner: The Rise and Fall of King Atas

‘Thoko,’ I said, ‘What are you learning at school nowadays? Anything interesting?’ ‘It’s all so boring,’ she sighed. ‘Especially Civics. All this stuff about the constitution, the executive, parliament, judiciary,...

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Zambia’s Major Hospital: How UTH Became a Death Chamber

The events of the past week at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka make a very sad episode in the management of the healthcare system in Zambia. It would...

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In Zambia’s Mealie Meal Crisis, a PF Stronghold Suffers the Worst

The Patrotic Front (PF) government had promised the people of Zambia a better life. These bold promises, in fact, are the reason they find themselves in office today. They told...

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Kalaki’s Korner: Flushed

‘The news is over, switch it off!’ said Sara ‘Half a minute,’ I said, ‘something else is coming up!’ ‘The screen is completely blank,’ Sara sneered. ‘No,’ I said, ‘I...

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PF: Patriotic Front or Paya Farmer?

The failure by the Patrotic Front (PF) government to run a smooth crop marketing programme for the 2011-2012 season is among the evidence that this regime has failed the agriculture...

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Hunt for Successor 28: Zambia, a nation of chained Form Fives

We, Form Fives a.k.a. Grade 12s are a people chained, facing the lit walls in the darkness of our own country. On the walls we watch our fantasies and desires....

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Is Dr Kaseba’s K1.5 Billion Meant For Alangizi?

A Parliamentary decision to approve First Lady Dr Christine Kaseba’s K1.5 billion budgetary allocation displays the highest levels of hypocricy in Zambian President Michael Sata’s so called crusade against corruption....

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Kalaki’s Korner: Christine explains everything…

It was Sunday afternoon, and Sara and I were having a quiet cup of tea on the veranda when we heard a voice behind us. ‘Have you got a cup...

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Rising Concern Over Alleged State-Sponsored Political Violence in Zambia

Some people in Zambia have often expressed doubt whether the Patrotic Front (PF) is a violent political party. The events that led to the death of PF cadre Menyani Zulu...

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