Opinion

OPINION: UPND Squabbles Could Have Triggered Constitutional Crisis Had they won

By Dickson Jere The ongoing cracks in the top leadership of the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) brings to the fore the practicality of Article 110 of our...

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OPINION: Like Pregnancy, UPND’s Problems Are Too Big to Be Ignored!

The UPND is burning! The top leadership of the country’s biggest opposition party is at each other’s throats. The party’s vice-president, Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba, has finally been suspended. The problems...

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OPINION: Foreign Investors are Confident in Zambia’s Future

AS the African continent’s second-largest copper producer, Zambia’s reputation in the global marketplace as a resource-endowed developing nation is well established. Indeed, over the course of these last several decades,...

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OPINION: PF’s Loss in Roan a Loud Wake-Up Call

The people of Roan and Bahati constituencies, and seven wards across the country, have spoken through the vote. The result in Bahati was somewhat expected – since the former member...

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OPINION: May The Best Man Win!

PLK RThe campaigns are over. Reality sets in today after weeks of hard campaigning for the Roan and Bahati parliamentary seats. Speaker of the National Assembly declared these two seats...

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OPINION: When Reason Leaves One’s Brain: The Case of Chishimba Kambwili

If there is any politician in this country that fails to think straight, it is Chishimba Kambwili. His behaviour actually sends one to the extremes of even doubting his sanity....

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OPINION: Harry Kalaba’s Failed Attempt at Relevance

Twelve months ago, Harry Kalaba saw nothing wrong in the management of the country. Yet today, Kalaba sees everything wrong with what President Edgar Lungu and his government are doing....

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OPINION: CBU Closure: What’s Next?

Higher education minister Professor Nkandu Luo yesterday morning made a shocking announcement of the indefinite closure of Copperbelt University. Shocking because nobody with intelligible strategy can wake up and decide...

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OPINION: Fact-Checking Day: We All Missed It, Didn’t We?

Yesterday, April 2, was International Fact-Checking Day. This day which is being promoted by the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) in partnership with fact-checking organizations worldwide, comes just after April Fools’...

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Opinion: Violence Never Works

What happened in Kafue yesterday during voting in the council chairperson by-election when some opposition political party cadres tried to incite violence was very unfortunate. Some well known cadres, again,...

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