Opinion

RWANDA’S SILVER JUBILEE – CELEBRATING THE 25TH LIBERATION DAY

On the 4th of July 2019 Rwandans both inside the country and abroad will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Rwanda’s Liberation Day. For some reason, the Rwanda High Commission in...

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OPINION: Progress in a Challenging Region

By Ngosa Simbyakula As a peaceful, landlocked country in Southern Africa, Zambia is far from a household name in the United States. With no wars or despotic regimes to thrust...

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OPINION: Patriotism (Love And Duty To The Country) Is An Inescapable And Compelling Moral Imperative For All Citizens

By Alexander Bwalya Chikwanda, former Minister of Finance. A country may be characterized or defined by a diversity of physical features such as mountains, rivers and peculiarities. All told, what...

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OPINION: Kalaba-the Corruption Perspective Misplaced

Democratic Party president Harry Kalaba has barely been out of government. He served as minister a little over 12 months ago. His portfolio included a role in the Vice-President’s office...

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OPINION: Exploitative multinationals a threat to Zambia

For many developing nations of the world, an endowment of widely coveted natural resources is as much a blessing as it is a curse. Although the extraction of these resources...

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OPINION: The FIC 2018 Report is Hair-Raising!

The Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) has launched the 2018 Money Laundering/Terrorist Financing (ML/TF) Trends report which has brought to the fore shocking revelations of suspicious transactions involving officials in government...

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OPINION: ‘To Congo and Back’

By Amos Chanda In any difficult economic period, people are easily irritable but I can assure you that in terms of the “unspoken nuances” and “intricacies” of international diplomacy, and...

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OPINION: WHY THE FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE CENTRE (FIC) IS NOT A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY

“And the Trends Report does suggest funds reported have been stolen and cases cited guilty, the information remains raw and requires verification”. By the Analyst Everytime the Annual Trends Report...

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OPINION: More Austerity Measures!

The government of the Republic of Zambia has announced a new set of austerity measures aimed at putting the country’s economy back on its rails, among them suspension of contraction...

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OPINION: The Kalu-Kamanga Debacle, Another 48 Hours More

In just 48 hours, the strenuous debate around who takes the nomination for the CAF executive committee membership will be closed. Incumbent Kalusha Bwalya who has served two terms has...

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