Opinion

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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GBM Vs Wynter: Genuine Corruption Fight or Hidden Agenda?

For over two weeks now the PF leadership has endured a punch-for-punch showdown between defence minister Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba and his justice counterpart Wynter Kabimba coated in some anti-corruption fight....

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Kalaki’s Satire: The Golf Course

‘What on Earth next?’ hooted Sara, as she looked up from the newspaper. ‘Have you read this story about Kambilimbili grazing his cattle on Mpatamatu Golf Course?’ ‘He’s supposed to...

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Public Order Act: Patriotic Front Chameleon Style

President Michael Sata says the PF has now discovered that the public order Act of 1955, which they had opposed in the past 10 years is a good law. He...

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How the PF Power Struggle Reveals What’s Wrong with Governance in Zambia

When Zambians were finally alerted to the acute levels of corruption currently going on under the Patrotic Front (PF) Government, many observers were confused by the motives of the whistle...

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