Opinion

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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OPINION: ‘Sellouts’ In Govt

In the past few days, President Edgar Lungu has been making statements to the effect that some people in his government are misleading him. Speaking in Chipata on Sunday before...

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OPINION: Ministry of Youth: Where Are You?

Last Tuesday, March 12, was Youth Day. This is an annual event that brings together youth from different backgrounds to ‘celebrate’ their achievements. But for many of the youths, this...

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OPINION: Sesheke Poll Violence: Why is UPND Changing Goal Posts?

The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND), soon after the Sesheke parliamentary by-election, raised serious allegations of violence against the Patriotic Front and reported the Head of State, President...

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OPINION: Kambwili Thrives on Being a Loud Mouth

Former Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili has dominated the headlines in the recent past. When he is not throwing political tantrums in the press, Kambwili is making appearances at...

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OPINION: Keeping Fit: Lessons From Lungu’s Morning Runs

Starting to exercise isn’t a problem for many. What usually is a tough job is sticking to the exercise plan; staying the course! I used to be an exercise junkie...

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Something Isn’t Right in Our Media, BUT…

So much has been said about the Independent Broadcasting Authority’s decision to suspend Prime TV’s broadcast licence for 30 days. According to the IBA, the decision to suspend the private...

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OPINION: The Beginning of the End!

So on Wednesday, the Opposition Alliance formed just a few months ago made an announcement of the decision to part ways with the People’s Alliance for Change (PAC), a political...

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