Opinion

OPINION: Why China Wins!

By Dickson Jere By any standards, the recent visit of Prince Harry to Zambia, was high profile. Even his engagement was at high level – a meeting with the Head...

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THE COMMONWEALTH IS KEY TO BRITAIN’S POST BREXIT GLOBAL STRATEGY

BY SIR RICHARD OTTAWAY   27 NOVEMBER 2018 Brexit has made it seem as though the world of politics is lived day to day, even hour to hour. At present, it...

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Exploring the new media landscape at Africa Business Media Innovators forum By Michael R. Bloomberg

This week in Livingstone, business and government leaders are coming together at the fourth annual African Business Media Innovators forum. It is a chance to discuss the media landscape of...

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OPINION: Lungu, Hichilema Meeting Should be a Signal for Cadres to Cease Fire

The recent meeting between President Edgar Lungu and Hakainde Hichilema is by any standards quite historic. These are two towering personalities that have spent the last three years shadow boxing...

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Reality Check: Is China burdening Africa with debt?

Africa is facing a looming debt crisis, say leading development economists. “Almost 40% of sub-Saharan African countries are in danger of slipping into a major debt crisis” according to the...

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OPINION: Jack Ma Visit to Zambia a Lost Opportunity

The recent visit to Zambia by China’s richest man Jack Ma hardly received any notice apart from just a milieu of selfie happy airport staff. Elsewhere on the continent Ma’s...

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OPINION: M’membe’s Socialist Party-Capitalists in Socialist Skin

Fred M’membe provides one of the greatest contradictions of our time. After years of breaking bread as a newspaperman, he has somehow reinvented himself as a politician. It may be...

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OPINION: Australia Based Habazoka Dissects UPND 20-Year Existence …They sold the soul to the devil: it’s now deliver the country or your soul

By Mweemba Habazoka The United Party for National Development (UPND) was formed in December 1998. The Party turns 20 years old in December 2018. Today its desperation has reached an...

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GUEST ARTICLE: Zambia’s Debt Trap in Perspective

Albert Einstein is remembered for his mastery of complex scientific theory, but in many ways, it was his passion for simplicity that set him apart from other intellects. With Einstein’s...

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FROM THE MAILBAG: Citizens’ View China-Zambia Relations

CAN THE GOVERNMENT BE TRUSTED? On 2nd May 2011 Osama Bin Laden was killed by the United States SEAL Team six. The following day, some people were calling in on...

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