Opinion

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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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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