Opinion

Kalaki’s Korner: Ukwa in Mufumbwe

Monday evening, and Sara and I had settled down in front of the TV. ‘We now take you over to Mufumbwe,’ said Master Chambala. ‘Sensitive viewers should turn off their...

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Dr Alex Ngoma: Is He Dancing to Fred M’membe’s Dirty Tune?

It must be surprising that Dr Alex Ngoma finds nothing good about fourth Republican president Rupiah Banda. Dr Ngoma, a political science lecturer at the country’s highest institution, was recently...

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President Sata’s Brazen Use and Abuse of Police

Back during the presidential campaign of 2011, many critics warned that if Michael Sata and the Patriotic Front won the election, Zambia would face the risk of slipping into a...

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Chipimo Castigates Sata over Public Tirade, Demands Nsanda Dismissal from RDA

Zambian opposition leader Elias Chipimo Jr is perceived to have aligned himself with the ruling Patriotic Front on among others the premise of tribe and was one of those together...

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Hunt for Successor 27: King Cobra has gone East

The room itself, the venue of world leaders, was full of expectation. The voice of the female interpreter sounded: “On behalf of the General Council, I have the honor to...

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Kalaki’s Korner: Ukwa and the Road Gang

The Queen was already at breakfast by the time King Ukwa came downstairs. ‘Are you feeling alright dear?’ she asked. ‘Your face looks a bit puffy. Better take your pills...

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Fight Against Corruption Is A Fight For Human Rights – Rupiah Banda

The following is the full text of the speech delivered by former President of Zambia Rupiah Banda to the Crans Montana Forum in Geneva, Switzerland.  President Banda was awarded the...

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Zambia’s Independence Celebrations Marred by Complaints

Yesterday Zambia celebrated the 48th anniversary of her independence, but unfortunately the celebrations were marred by the country’s deepening political divisions, as members of the ruling party denounced opposition leaders...

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Kalaki’s Corner: Pabwato Flier

It was Sunday night and I was a passenger on the Pabwato Flier flight to Nairobi that was just about to take off from Lusaka. A steward stepped into the...

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Zambia’s Wildlife Authority Failing to Protect Citizens from Lion Attacks

Arguably Zambia’s most attractive feature to foreign tourists are our beautiful natural treasures and abundance of exotic wildlife.  But if animal populations are not carefully managed, public safety can become...

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