By ALAN COWELL LONDON — Ever since colonial cartographers drew their common frontier across the Zambezi River,Zambia and Zimbabwe have shared an uneasy destiny: landlocked nations, onetime adversaries and now mirror images of political uncertainty. In Zambia on Tuesday, a split in the governing Patriotic Front after the death in October of President Michael Sata […]
Frank Bwalya: a man who stands for nothing will fall for anything – Malcom XI was greatly dismayed when learnt about Frank Bwalya’s return to the Patriotic Front. The party that abused him from the day he decided to form his own political party. Today Frank Bwalya is back to dinner with the same […]
By Dr Nevers Sekwila Mumba, MMD President In 1991, the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) ushered in a new dispensation of plural politics. The despotic United National Independence Party (UNIP) One Party state was set aside through the ballot box. A new economic and political dispensation was introduced and the results of that major shift […]
By Nelson Phiri The Zambian economy has made impressive gains in the last 13 years, but this development makes it simple to disregard a callous truth: the majority of Zambians have been the victims of catastrophic government policies, ailing and aging leaders, addicted to prescription drugs, alcohol, money, funny ideologies, corruption and fancy short term […]
By Chanakila Muyunda A Nation without a culture is lost, a people without culture seize to have an identity. It is important that all Zambians come to realise this truth. As Zambians we have a way of doing things, we have an established way of handling different facets of life. One of these areas is […]
By Charles Mwewa The Psalmist said, “I would have lost heart unless I had believed I would live to see the Lord`s goodness in the land of the living.” There is always hope as long as there is life. However, death happens, and we are all born to die. The only thing that we bequeath […]
The race appears to be a two-horse race between an unknown candidate of the PF and Hakainde Hichilema of the UPND.
I am a firm believer of Constructive Journalism but this demands the truth, this demands ethics, this demands morals and principles, this demands fairness and calls on the media to be independent, investigative and trustworthy. Of all the articles they have reported on me, neither I nor any of my associates have received any calls for comments, confirmations, denials or otherwise? Does this alone not prove that their motives are corrupt, selfish and devious to mislead the public with falsehoods?
Late president Michael Sata meets with former USA Secretary of State Hillary Clinton just before elections in 2011. It is believed that it was during this visit and meeting that the international community (The West) sealed their decision to back the PF against a corrupt MMD regime. It is settled that the international community is […]